Since we’re heading into the depths of winter, I think it’s important to find for you some recipes to warm you up. I think the slow cooker is the way to keep you warm this winter. You throw a bunch of ingredients into the pot, turn it on, and crawl back in your warm bed for a few hours. That’s my kind of cooking! My wife found this one on www.gimmesomeoven.com. It’s a great high protein recipe that’s easy to put together with only 10 minutes of prep time. Enjoy!
I had such a great response from my previous slow cooker recipe (slow cooker honey chicken) that I thought I’d go back to that well and find a slow cooker recipe that is Thanksgiving friendly. This one is a healthy alternative to the carb-heavy mainstays of turkey day. The key to avoiding major weight gains on a heavy-eating day like Thanksgiving is to plan ahead. Don’t just sit at the table and start chowing away, have a gameplan. Think ahead about what you will and won’t eat and decide how much you’re going to eat (I recommend stopping at one plate). Continue reading