20 Garlic Chicken

1-2 lbs skin on and bone in chicken pieces
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp salt
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp pepper
1 medium garlic bulb
1 medium onion

Mix together oil, salt, pepper and paprika, rub all over chicken pieces.
Slice onion and put on the bottom of slow cooker.
Cover with chicken mixture.
Add all the garlic cloves (no need to peel them).
Cook on low 7-8 hours.

pair with mashed potatoes and use some of the juice to flavor them.


Kaycia’s Deviled Eggs

2 dozen eggs, hard boiled, peeled, sliced in half and de-yolked
2 TB vinegar
1 TB sugar
3 scoops miracle whip
Squirt of yellow mustard

Combine mixture with smashed yolks
Add more mustard as needed
Fill eggs
Garnish with paprika as desired

Refrigerator Oatmeal/Porridge

Assemble these ingredients & supplies:

  • old fashioned rolled oats (not instant, quick, or steel-cut)
  • Greek yogurt (regular yogurt is thinner; if you use it, you’ll need to reduce the amount of milk);
  • milk (any kind will work)
  • chia seeds; optional
  • half pint (1 cup) mason jars

Add oats, milk, yogurt, and chia seeds to jar, along with desired sweeteners or flavors

Put a lid on the jar and shake to combine.

Add fruit and stir gently until combined.

Place in fridge overnight and up to 2 days; maybe longer depending on the type and ripeness of the fruit. (non-banana lasts longer.)

Blueberry Maple measurements:

  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup blueberries (or enough to fill jar)

Apple Cinnamon measurements:

  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce, or enough to fill jar



Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

1 lb ground beef (or soy crumble for vegetarians)
1 cup onions, diced
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
5 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled (or soy bacon for vegetarians)
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 cup carrots, shredded
2 cups potatoes, cubed
8 oz cream cheese, cubed
4 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth for vegetarians)
1/4 cup flour
1 cup milk
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp pepper

1. Start by sauteing onions and browning your beef together, until meat is no longer pink.
2. Next combine all ingredients EXCEPT for the shredded cheddar cheese, milk and flour.
3. Stir to combine ingredients. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours.
4. When 10 minutes are left, you are going to add a thickener and your cheese. To make the thickener, combine milk and flour. Whisk until all clumps are gone.
5. Uncover crockpot and stir in shredded cheese and milk/flour mixture. Cover and cook for the remaining 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Serve with chopped up dill pickles to add that cheeseburger feel

From: http://www.familyfreshmeals.com

Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

Use a muffin tin to keep eggs from rolling
Heat to 325
bake 25-30 minutes

Baked Broccoli

Preheat oven to 375
Chop a head of broccoli (pre-rinsed and dried, do not rinse immediately before baking)
Mince 2-3 cloves of garlic
Put broccoli, garlic, 2 TB olive oil and a few shakes of salt & pepper in a ziploc bag
Spread out on a baking sheet, place on top rack and bake for about 30 minutes

Best Homemade Meatballs

1 lb hamburger
2 eggs, beaten with 1/2 C milk
1/2 cup grated parmesan
1 C Panko or bread crumbs
1 small onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tsp salt
pepper to taste
1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Preheat oven to 350
Mix all ingredients
Form into golf ball sized meatballs
Bake for 30 minutes