Category: crockpot

Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

This is an all-time favorite here in this household. We love making the house smell wonderful all day and to be able to set and forget is my kind of dinner. This is great for meal prep, and you can serve this in a roll 

Crockpot Orange Chicken

Crockpot Orange Chicken

  This tastes so amazing and goes so well with some rice and your choice of veggies. Did I mention this is the easiest crockpot meal ever?

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

 

Easy dinners are our thing in this household of five. We have been loving crockpot meals lately because it’s not only easy it’s a set and forget and see you later dinner!

If you love buffalo chicken, you are going to be obsessed with this dinner. It will be on repeat for sure in this house!

Skinny Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

The easiest and most delicious crockpot dinner for the buffalo chicken lovers!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken, buffalo sauce, chicken recipes, crockpot, crockpot recipes, easy dinner, healthy crockpot meals, healthy dinner, itrackbites, quick meals, weight watchers, ww meals
Servings: 6 People

Equipment

  • Crockpot

Ingredients

  • 4 each Chicken breast ( Fresh or frozen ) About 2 pounds
  • 1 tsp Avocado oil Spray
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Packet Hidden Valley Ranch Mix
  • 1 TBSP Dak's Nothin But Ranch Optional
  • 1/2 Cup Frank's hot sauce or hot sauce of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Kettle & Fire Bone Broth Or broth of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery Diced
  • 14.5 oz Tuttoroso canned no salt added diced tomatoes Undrained
  • 1/2 Cup Bolthouse Farms Chunky Blue Cheese Yogurt Dressing or blue cheese of your choice
  • 1/2 Cup Philadelphia whipped cream cheese
  • 1 Cup Kraft fat free cheddar cheese
  • 1 Cup Kraft fat free mozzarella cheese
  • Scallions to garnish
  • 1 Box Ronzoni 150 Penne

Instructions

  • In a crockpot place chicken breast down on the bottom. Spray lightly with avocado oil, season with salt, pepper & both ranch seasonings
  • Pour the hot sauce over the chicken then chicken broth on the bottom of the crockpot
  • Add the celery, onion and diced tomato
  • Pour blue cheese dressing over and set to low for 6-8 hours.
  • Once chicken is fully cooked and ready to go, shred to your liking.
  • Cook pasta then add to the chicken
  • Add cheese and fold in then cover on low for 15 minutes until cheese is melted
  • Once cheese is melted, garnish with more hot sauce and scallions

Notes

1 1/2 Cups (Heaping) per serving
7 WW (My PP)
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7 Bites on Better Balance Healthi (Formerly iTrackBites)
515 Calories
Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

  This was a delicious Sunday dinner in the crockpot. A set it and forget it meal that’ll make your house smell amazing all day long! Did I mention this was kid and husband approved and required very minimal effort? It was PERFECT! Quick an 

Crockpot Chicken & Stuffing

Crockpot Chicken & Stuffing

The ULTIMATE comfort food and one of the most EASIEST crockpot meals I have ever made! Halloween with 3 kids tend to get kind of hectic so I wanted something easy that I could just throw together in the morning and enjoy later that night 

Guilt Free Cheesy Broccoli & Ranch Soup

Guilt Free Cheesy Broccoli & Ranch Soup

Talk about comfort in a bowl! With these chilly months I love a good soup to keep me full for hours and warm my bones up! I also have always enjoyed Broccoli and Cheese soup but didn’t like how rich some were or how much cheese some places added and also some of them were so rich you could only have a few spoonful’s.

Not mine, you can enjoy a generous portion without the guilt and without needed a massive glass of water to calm down how rich it is.

With my Guilt Free Cheesy Broccoli & Ranch soup you will love the ease of it and will want this all fall and winter long.

Guilt Free Cheesy Broccoli & Ranch Soup

Talk about a comforting soup on a chilly day to warm your soul.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli and cheese, broccoli and cheese soup, broccoli recipes, healthy dinner, healthy lunch, healthy recipes, itrackbites, meal prep, soup, soup recipes, weight watchers, weightloss, ww, ww meals
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Dutch oven
  • Instant pot or crockpot

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups Cooked Broccoli I used steam in bags
  • 1 tsp Avocado oil
  • 2 TBSP Light butter I use I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
  • 1 Small Onion Diced fine
  • 1/2 Cup Celery Dinced fine
  • 2 Cups Shredded carrots
  • 1 TBSP Garlic Minced
  • 1/3 Cup Flour
  • 2 Cups Fat free chicken broth
  • 2 Cups Unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp Knorr chicken bouillion
  • 1/2 tsp Ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Dak's Nothin But Ranch seasoning
  • 4 Non fat american cheese slices Borden cheese brand
  • 1 Cup Fat free cheddar cheese
  • 2 oz. Neufchatel cream cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • First cook your broccoli and set aside. I use steam in bag broccoli out of convenience but you can use fresh.
  • In a large pot ( I use a dutch oven ) place the avocado oil and light butter in. Once melted sauté the onions, celery and carrots until tender.
  • Once veggies are tender add garlic and cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Take the flour and sprinkle all over making sure to coat. Sauté just for about one minute.
  • Add the chicken broth and the almond milk. Stir until combined.
  • Add the minced garlic and seasonings.
  • Once broccoli has cooled off take 3 out of the 4 cups and chop up fine and add into soup.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Add the cheeses and bring to a boil then simmer immediately.
  • Take the remaining broccoli and give it a good rough chop and add in.
  • Season again with salt and pepper to taste and serve!

Notes

Recipe serves 6
3 WW ( All plans )
3 Bites on Better Balance iTrackBites
168 Calories
Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli

Living in New England we get the cold months starting in the fall and when those days come all I want to enjoy is a bowl of soup! My Pasta Fagioli is one of those amazing hearty soups that just warm the soul right up. 

Pumpkin White Bean Chili

Pumpkin White Bean Chili

Let me tell you how delicious this was! Talk about an easy meal for those busy weekday or even weekends. My Pumpkin White Bean Chili will be your new favorite comfort recipe this cold season. This was kid approved and amazing for the meal prep 

Spicy BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich With Creamy Ranch Slaw

Spicy BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich With Creamy Ranch Slaw

Let me tell you when I say this was so so easy and absolutely delicious!!! The combination of the sweet and spicy mixed with the creaminess of the ranch slaw was by far one of my favorites!!

If you prefer not to have it spicy you can certainly omit the hot sauce, but if you love buffalo sauce then i highly recommend adding it in!

Spicy BBQ Pulled Chicken With Creamy Ranch Slaw

Let me tell you how easy this was to put together! Just throw all ingredients into a crockpot and say " See you later!" That is all! This came out so perfect and with little to no effort!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, bbq
Keyword: bbq, bbq chicken, buffalo chicken, chicken recipes, crockpot, easy recipe, healthier choices, healthy crockpot meals, healthy dinner, healthy recipe, instant pot, itrackbites, meal prep, spicy chicken, weightloss, weightwatchers, ww
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Instant pot or crockpot

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds Chicken breast
  • 1 Cup No sugar added BBQ sauce Sweet Baby Ray's brand I usedq
  • 1/2 Cup Hot sauce I used Frank's Hot Wing sauce
  • 1 TBSP Dak's BBQueen seasoning
  • 1/2 TBSP Dak's Butt Kickin BUffalo seasoning
  • 1 Bag Coleslaw mix
  • 3/4 Cup Bolthouse Cucumber Ranch Dressing
  • 1 tsp Dak's Nothin But Ranch seasoning
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Sliced avocado Optional
  • Dill pickle slices Optional

Instructions

  • In a crockpot or Instant pot ( Slow cooker setting ) Place the chicken breast, bbq sauce, hot sauce , Dak's BBQueen seasoning and Dak's Butt Kickin Buffalo seasoning and mix up making sure to coat chicken.
  • Place on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours
  • While chicken is in the crockpot, Place the coleslaw mix into a bowl with the Bolthouse Ranch and Dak's Nothin But Ranch. Mix up and place into the fridge until ready to serve.
  • Once Chicken is done and cooked, Shred up and serve on rolls of your choice with the coleslaw , pickles and avocado.

Notes

Stats below are for the Spicy BBQ Chicken and The Creamy Ranch Slaw
6 WW ( Green plan )
2 WW ( Blue & Purple plan )
2 Bites on Better Balance iTrackBites
399 Calories 
Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats

A way to enjoy the summer vegetables that are in season right now! My favorite summer vegetable by far is zucchini. I love how subtle the taste is and how versatile it can be. There are so many different ways to use zucchini. You can