Saturday, September 27, 2014

Slow Cooker Southwestern 2 Bean Chicken

So if you are a busy person, you know important it is to be able to eat quickly, so you can keep going with whatever it is you are doing.

Slow Cookers are like a God sent. You through everything in there, and by the time dinner time arrives POOF - you have dinner.

However, sometimes when you are rushing around - you forget to eat healthy. Well I have made it my mission this fall to make sure I stick to my plan, eating clean and healthy. I wanted to find recipes I can cook up in the slow cooker - and just grab and go for the week.

While looking around, I stumbled across this recipe from the Gracious Pantry and as always, made it my own.

What you will need:

1 pound of Chicken Breast, raw, boneless
1 can (15oz) Chick Peas
1 can (15oz) Black Beans
1 can (28oz) Organic Crushed Tomato
1 lb Organic Corn
1 jar (12oz) of your favorite salsa (I used salsa verde)


Place the chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker, pour the salsa and tomatoes on top. Then layer
the beans, chick peas, and corn. Cook on low for about 7 hours. I cooked it on low for 3 hours then on high for 2 - I was hungry!

Make sure you use the correct portions for your calorie intake. If you are following the 21 Day Fix this would be 1 red container filled - counting as 1 red and 1 yellow.

This makes a lot! I could probably have this for lunch and dinner everyday for 2 weeks!

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