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Crock-Pot Carnitas

Crock-Pot Carnitas

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Crock-Pot Carnitas
 
Ingredients
  • 2-4 lb Pork Roast
  • 1 bottle Goya Mojo marinade
  • Tortillas Shells
  • Red Onion
  • Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Cilantro
  • Limes
Instructions
  1. Place pork roast in the crock-pot.
  2. Pour entire bottle of Goya Mojo marinade over the pork.
  3. Cook on low for about 8-10 hours depending on your crock-pot.
  4. Shred pork. The Pampered Chef Mix 'n Chop works best.
  5. Add pork on a tortilla garnished with red onion, cheese, sour cream and freshly squeezed lime juice.
  6. Top with cilantro and enjoy!

 

Chicken Chili

Chicken Chili

  Save Print Chicken Chili   This chicken chili is super easy to throw together. Plus, you can make it in a crock pot and keep it warm for hours. Ingredients 2-3 Chicken breasts or 2 large cans of Hormel Chunk Chicken drained, rinsed, and shredded 4 – 15 ½ oz cans Great Northern Beans

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash can seem intimidating. It’s really not that complicated. This simple recipe is one of my fall favorites. It all caramelizes together in the oven. So yummy! Give it a try for a not-so-ordinary side dish.   Save Print Roasted Butternut Squash   Ingredients Butternut Squash Peeled and Cubed Butter Brown Sugar Instructions Preheat

Wildtree Skillet Meals – A Pantry Staple!

Wildtree Skillet Meals – A Pantry Staple!

It was about a year ago when I was introduced to Wildtree and their concept of the Freezer Meal Workshop. I even admitted then that I was a naysayer. Well, a year later and I am a total advocate for these products. BUT I do NOT sell them. So this isn’t even a sales pitch!

Easy Potato Soup

Easy Potato Soup

Another fall favorite in our house? Soups! Yesterday was the perfect day to throw together this Easy Potato Soup in the crock pot and let it simmer all day. This one is actually super easy and tastes delicious. Save Print Easy Potato Soup   Ingredients 4 cans of diced potatoes (or 2 large cans) 1½

Crock Pot Roast

Crock Pot Roast

  It definitely is beginning to look and feel like fall outside. The perfect week for crock pot meals. I made this pot roast yesterday and decided to update my recipe. I did NOT use the Lipton Soup Mix this time (the picture below is from last year). Instead I substituted my Wildtree Absolutely Onion

Tinga de Pollo – Kroger’s Taste of Mexico

Tinga de Pollo – Kroger’s Taste of Mexico

If you have been in a Kroger over the past few weeks and have NOT noticed the Taste Of Mexico displays, you must have gone in with your eyes closed! Kroger has been celebrating the Taste Of Mexico this month with special events, recipes and tastings within the store. We tried out a few new

Pasta Bake

Pasta Bake

This is still my go-to dish when I need to take something to a new mom, a busy mom, etc. It’s the perfect recipe to throw together and deliver. In fact, I delivered a couple today!   Prep: 20 minutesCook: 20 minutesServes: 6-8 adults 12-16 oz. Penne or Rotini pasta1 lb. ground beef1 cup chopped

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

  This is another so delicious recipe I got from my great neighbor Mod Housewife!  You should definitely follow her for yummy recipes, interior design help, fashion trends, etc.  Here is my version of her Chicken Parmesan recipe.   Ingredients: 4 Chicken Breasts 3/4 Cup Olive Oil Salt Pepper 2 Cups Bread Crumbs with Italian Seasoning 1/2

When the Planned Dinner Doesn’t Happen

When the Planned Dinner Doesn’t Happen

I still want your kid snack ideas!!  So if you missed that post, go back, read it and COMMENT here or on Facebook.  I’m waiting…   Meanwhile…people are commenting or asking more and more about my weekly dinner planning.  If you haven’t noticed, I post “What’s Cooking?” over there on the right and it lists

Crock Pot Chili

Crock Pot Chili

  Andy’s Recipe:   2 lbs. ground beef 2 16-oz cans chili beans – undrained 2 14.5-oz cans chili style diced tomatoes – undrained 2 jalapeno peppers 1 large white onion – diced 2 cloves of garlic (or more/less to taste) Cayenne pepper to taste Chili powder to taste ½ cup water, for thinner chili