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35 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes. By Cassandra Talmadge All hail the crock pot!

35 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

With so many advantages and so few disadvantages, this fuss-free method of cooking puts all others to shame. On the quest to create wholesome, flavorful meals, there’s often one serious hurdle: time. But whether you want a meal you can leave alone to slowly cook during the day or while you run errands, crock pot’s got you covered. Plus, it saves energy and lowers the risk of burning even the not-so-culinary-blessed can partake.

Serves: 6Nutrition per 1.3 cup serving: 507 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 220 mg sodium, 87 g carbs, 23 g fiber, 10 g sugars, 28.3 g protein Although fall may be behind us, that doesn’t mean our pumpkin obsession is. Get the recipe from Begin Within Nutrition. Serves: 6Nutrition per 1.7 cup serving: 263 calories, 8.2 g fat (2.3 g saturated), 285 mg sodium, 16.8 g carbs, 1.8 g fiber, 3 g sugars, 28.2 g protein (calculated without salt) Get the recipe from Savory Simple. Get the recipe from Minimalist BakerE. Chili-Mango Chicken Stir Fry. The combination of heat and sweet is a rollercoaster for our taste buds and a partnership that lurks behind—knowingly or not—our affection for so many Asian dishes: General Tso’s, orange chicken, and mu shu pork, among others.

Chili-Mango Chicken Stir Fry

Here, that combination upgrades a basic chicken stir-fry to something special with just two ingredients: The heat comes from a lashing of chili sauce (look for the bottle with the Red Rooster and a green screw-on cap) and the sweet from a thin coating of quick-cooked mango chunks. Ingredients Makes 4 servings 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped into 1/2" pieces1 Tbsp cornstarch1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce½ Tbsp sesame oil½ Tbsp peanut or canola oil1 red onion, chopped1 Tbsp grated or minced fresh ginger2 cups sugar snap peas1 mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped1 Tbsp chili garlic sauce (preferably sambal oleek)Black pepper to taste. Harvesting Miners Lettuce, A Wild Green Superfood. Miners lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata) is also called winter purslane, Indian lettuce, spring beauty and miners green, which are all names that reveal a bit about this amazing and succulent wild green superfood.

Harvesting Miners Lettuce, A Wild Green Superfood

Here in California gold rush territories, it is known as "miner's" lettuce which historically refers to the miner's who came across this wild plant growing in large numbers throughout the foothills and various mining locations. It became a much valued food source that provided nourishment during times when other food supplies were running low or not available. Back in the mid 1840's times were hard and life was a desperate struggle for survival. Those who were smart viewed this highly nutritious green as a gift from the earth to be consumed for its life sustaining nutrients, including Vitamin C which helped to prevent scurvy for these gold mining immigrants.

This is, of course, assuming that rainfall has been adequate and previous drought has not occurred that winter. How to Use. The Recipe Everyone Is Using As An Alternative To Chemo. Photo credit: It’s been all over the news, the Internet, on radio and, of course, on Facebook and other social media sites: cannabis oil has been shown over and over to treat and cure cancer.

The Recipe Everyone Is Using As An Alternative To Chemo

At this point in time, only chemotherapy and radiation are approved methods for the treatment of cancer. Cancer treatment is a huge industry, worth billions and billions of dollars every single year in the prevention, so-called treatment, and study of cancer. Yet, we don’t seem to make any real progress. Millions of people are still diagnosed with cancer and, despite treatment, die from it every single year. Because cancer is money, friends, which is why a real “cure” will never be found. However, you don’t have to wait for the government to figure out how they can suck money out of you for a natural treatment for cancer and epilepsy. A great number of people have used this successfully to treat their own cancer or their children’s cancer or epilepsy. Are you ready? Continue to Page 2 1. Mozzarella Butter Garlic Rolls.

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Mozzarella Butter Garlic Rolls

Print Friendly Version Log in to bookmark! Photo by: Best Good Recipes Description Keep them in the center of the table Details Ingredients Related Tips 1 package (of 8) refrigerated crescent rolls1 tsp garlic powder1/4 tsp salt4 mozzarella cheese sticks (or shredded cheese)4 tbsp butter, melted1 tsp Italian seasoning Directions Preheat oven to 400 degreesGrease your baking sheet with cooking sprayCut each cheese stick in half (so you have 8 small pieces)In a bowl, whisk butter, italian seasoning, garlic powder, and saltRoll out the crescents into 8 separate pieces and place one of the mini cheese sticks at the wide end of the triangleRoll up the crescentsBrush each roll with the butter mixtureBake for about 10-13 minutes until golden brown.