Slow Cooker Carnitas

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Slow Cooker Carnitas
Instructions
  1. Diced the onion. Peel the garlic cloves and minced.
  2. In a small bowl, mixed the seasonings together. Cut the meat into fourths and sprinkle the seasonings on the meat. Put the meat at the bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Put the diced onion, minced garlic cloves, and cinnamon sticks in the slow cooker. Cut the oranges in half and squeeze the juice over the meat.
  4. Cook it on slow for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender and falls apart. Enjoy!
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Slow cooker carnitas are delicious! The recipe calls for orange juice and cinnamon sticks. I thought it was a weird combination, but don’t be scare. It’s not sweet, but taste amazing and very flavorful.

By slow cooking the meat, it makes the meat more juicy and tender. Not to mention that it makes my house smells good as well. If there are extra or leftovers, you can store it in the freezer for another meal.

Ingredients:
  • 3 lb Pork Butt Roast or Pork Shoulder
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 Oranges
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/2 tbsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Chipotle Pepper Powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
Directions:

Diced the onion. Peel the garlic cloves and minced.

In a small bowl, mixed the seasonings together. Cut the meat into fourths and sprinkle the seasonings on the meat. Put the meat at the bottom of the slow cooker.

Put the diced onion, minced garlic cloves, and cinnamon sticks in the slow cooker. Cut the oranges in half and squeeze the juice over the meat.

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Cook it on slow for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender and falls apart.

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco

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Slow Cooker Chicken Taco
Instructions
  1. Put the chicken at the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Add all the seasonings in and pour the salsa over the chicken.
  3. Cook it on slow for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  4. Enjoy!
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Woke up this morning to the smell of Slow cooker chicken taco! It makes the house smells good. Perfect dish for Sunday mornings before starting my day.

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco

I love this chicken taco. It is low calorie and full of flavors. So easy, simple, and quick to make. Super delicious!

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 lbs Chicken breast and chicken thighs
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 16 oz Jar Salsa
  • 15 oz can Black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can Corn, drained
  • 1 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar
  • 3 Green Onion, sliced
  • Cilantro (Optional)
  • Rice
Directions:

Put the chicken at the bottom of the slow cooker.

Add all the seasonings in and pour the salsa over the chicken.

Cook it on slow for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.

Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco


Italian Sausage Lasagna Recipe

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Italian Sausage Lasagna Recipe
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the lasagna noodles, salt, and olive oil as instructed on the box. The olive oil will help the noodles from sticking to each other. When the noodles are cook, drain them.
  3. Diced the onion, minced the garlic and parsley
  4. In another pot, cook the Italian sausage. When it is cooked add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Drain.
  5. Stir in the diced tomatoes, diced onions, tomato paste, 1/2 of the parsley, basil, salt, black pepper.
  6. In a medium bowl, beat the egg. Then add ricotta cheese and the rest of the parsley. Fold them together.
  7. Add cheese to the bottom of a non grease pan then put 3 lasagna noodles on top.
  8. Add the meat sauce. Topped with cheese and parmesan cheese.
  9. Add another layer of lasagna noodles. Spread the ricotta cheese on top.
  10. Add the last layer of lasagna noodles and the rest of the meat sauce.
  11. Topped with more cheese and parmesan cheese.
  12. Put it in the oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  13. Let it cool for 10-15 minutes and enjoy!
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Homemade lasagna is better than frozen ones. If you don’t finish it, you can always freeze it and reheat it later. It will still taste great. This Italian Sausage lasagna recipe is so good. Everyone has different taste, but you can easily adjust it to your taste.

Ingredients:
  • 1.5 lb Ground Italian Sausage
  • 9 Lasagna noodles
  • 1 Small onion, diced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz Tomato paste
  • 1 15 oz Ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp Basil, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 4 cups cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste



Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

lasagna noodles

In a pot, bring the water to a boil. Add the lasagna noodles, salt, and olive oil as instructed on the box. The olive oil will help the noodles from sticking to each other. When the noodles are cook, drain them.

diced onionsminced garlic

While the lasagna noodles are cooking diced the onion, minced the garlic and parsley.

italian sausagecooked italian sausage

In another pot, cook the Italian sausage. When it is cooked add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Drain.

diced tomato with meatdiced tomato, meat, onions

Stir in the diced tomatoes, diced onions, tomato paste, 1/2 of the parsley, basil, salt, black pepper.

ricotta cheese with parsley and egg

In a medium bowl, beat the egg. Then add ricotta cheese and the rest of the parsley. Fold them together.

cheese

Now the fun part: layering!

Add cheese to the bottom of a non grease pan.

lasagna noodle

Add 3 lasagna noodles on top.

meat sauce and cheese

Add the meat sauce. Topped with cheese and parmesan cheese.

lasagna noodles

Add another layer of lasagna noodles.

ricotta cheese

Spread the ricotta cheese on top.

lasagna noodles

Add the last layer of lasagna noodles.

meat sauce

Add the rest of the meat sauce.

lasagna ready to bake

Topped with more cheese and parmesan cheese.

ready to bake lasagna

Put it in the oven and bake for 25 minutes.

Italian Sausage Lasagna

Let it cool for 10-15 minutes and enjoy!

Chicken Chow Mein

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Chicken Chow Mein
Chicken Chow Mein
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Chicken Chow Mein
Instructions
  1. To prepare the sauce, minced the garlic. In a small bowl combine the garlic, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Set it aside.
  2. Dice the chicken and onions. Cut the celery diagonally.
  3. In a large pot, boil the noodles until soft. Let it soak in cold water so it won't dry up.
  4. In a large skillet on medium heat, pour in the vegetable oil. Cook the chicken and sprinkle in salt.
  5. When the chicken is cook, stir in the onions and celery until tender.
  6. Drain the noodles and add it into the skillet. Pour in the sauce and combine well.
  7. Enjoy!
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A homemade chicken chow mein that taste as good as the Chinese Buffet and restaurant. Learn how to make it with these easy steps. It’s flavorful and super delicious!

Ingredients:
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced diagonally
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 (6 oz) packages Chow Mein Stir-Fry Noodles seasoning Chuka Soba
Instructions:

minced garlic

To prepare the sauce, minced the garlic.

sauce

In a small bowl combine the garlic, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Set it aside.

diced chicken

Dice the chicken.

diced onions and celery

Dice the onions and cut the celery diagonally.

chow mein noodles

I’m using 2 packs of these noodles.

noodles cooking

In a large pot, boil the noodles until soft. Let it soak in cold water so it won’t dry up.

cook chicken

In a large skillet on medium heat, pour in the vegetable oil. Cook the chicken and sprinkle in salt.

chicken, onion, celery

When the chicken is cook, stir in the onions and celery until tender.

Chicken Chow Mein

Drain the noodles and add it into the skillet. Pour in the sauce and combine well.

Chicken Chow Mein

Enjoy!