Main Dishes

Healthy Chicken Tacos for the Crock Pot

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I also love “dump and cook” chicken crock pot recipes. “Dump and cook” is my affectionate term for crock pot recipes that require very little preparation but still produce tasty results. This recipe for chicken tacos meets both requirements. As an added bonus, it eliminates the high sodium levels and mystery ingredients found in taco seasoning packets making them a healthy dinner choice.

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1 – 2.5 lbs bag of frozen chicken tenders or boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic or onion powder (not salt)
¼ tsp oregano
Place (aka dump) the frozen chicken into the crockpot. Do not thaw! Dump the spices onto the chicken. Cook on high for 5-6 hours or low for 8-9 hours Stir to combine spices, shred chicken in crock pot Serve...
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Nutritions

Calories
73

Sodium
99mg
4% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
1g
0% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

A pot of homemade Chicken and Rice Soup is a cozy farmhouse favorite! Made from scratch with tender chicken breasts, fresh vegetables and white rice, it's a nourishing meal that will warm you from the inside out. Add biscuits, dinner rolls, or a crusty loaf of bread to complete the satisfying, easy dinner on a chilly day.

2 bone in skin on chicken breasts
1 T canola oil
1/2 c finely diced onion
1/2 c finely diced celery
1/2 c finely diced carrots
1 clove minced garlic
1 bay leaf
2 t minced fresh thyme
2 t minced fresh rosemary
8 c chicken stock
4 c cooked white rice
2 T chopped fresh parsley
1 T fresh lemon juice
12 cups
  • Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven or soup pot over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the chicken and cook...
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Nutritions

Calories
7467

Sodium
8299mg
345% DV

Fat
81g
125% DV

Protein
269g
538% DV

Carbs
1348g
458% DV

Fiber
59g
238% DV

Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Family friendly Tuna Noodle Casserole made with a simple cheddar cheese sauce and crunchy buttery Parmesan panko breadcrumbs,

Tuna Casserole:
8 ounces wide egg noodles
5 tablespoons butter (unsalted)
5 tablespoons flour
2 1/2 cups milk (2%)
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
1 cup shredded white cheddar
2 pouches tuna in water
1 cup frozen baby peas
Crumb Topping:
1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons butter melted
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
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Nutritions

Calories
517

Sodium
605mg
25% DV

Fat
30g
46% DV

Protein
20g
41% DV

Carbs
38g
13% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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