As much as I love to spend time mastering challenging recipes, an easy ‘set it and forget it’ slow cooker meal always makes me happy. This slow cooker red lentil soup is a delicious and healthy make-ahead meal for the week.
Amid all the chocolate chip cookie eating I’ve done this past week, I’ve also been trying some healthy, detox meals to get back on track & ready for summer. This veggie-packed soup may not look like much but it’s easy to make, absolutely delicious & so good for you.
My sister often raves about using her slow cooker to make homemade chicken stock. As delicious as it sounds, I never thought making stock from scratch would be worth it – since it’s a cheap grocery store item and I never remember to save chicken bones. As I’ve been cooking with rotisserie chickens quite a bit, I figured it’d be a great time to take advantage of both the bones/carcass and my slow cooker.
There’s a time and a place for mayonnaise. Typically it’s lunchtime, mixed into a chicken or tuna salad. I decided to do something healthy and unique by creating a chicken salad using avocado as the binder.
‘Tis the season of common colds and chicken soup. Warm, delicious chicken soup can take a while to cook if you expect to do it the old fashioned way with raw chicken and water. This recipe skips those steps and gives you a punch of flavor, in a short amount of time.
The winter holidays have ended and New Year resolutions have begun, which means crowded gyms and healthy eating. Since my boyfriend and I have a tropical vacation to look forward to at the end of February, I too am following a health-conscious New Year resolution.