Easy Crock Pot Stew

016
I love being able to throw something in my crock pot in the morning before heading out the door, and coming home to being ready to eat! This recipe took me about 10 min, all i had to do was cut up my potatoes, onion, and celery. Seriously it doesn’t get any easier then that! Especially with having a busy toddler on the loose, there isn’t a heck of a lot of time to get stuff done. I’m envious of all you Mommas out there that have a 2nd child so close in age!
009
I’m a sucker for a good deal, who isn’t? One of my favorite grocery stores to shop at is Aldi, I seriously can fill my entire cart up for less than $100.oo, That is what I can fit in my cart with my son standing in there, stepping on every thing I put in. Haha! Its quite the experience when we make our grocery trips! Anyways, I picked up this pork center cut from Aldi for less than 5 bucks! I definitely bought a few of them for that price!
020
This literally took me 10 min, now I just set it and forget it! I set my crockpot on low for 8 hours. but you certainly can set it on high for 4 to 5 hours as well!
1

Easy Crock Pot Stew
Author: 
Recipe type: Dinner
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
 
Easiest Pot Roast Stew Recipe!
Ingredients
  • Pork Center Cut
  • 1 Cup Carrots
  • 2 Cups Potatoes
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 Cup Chopped Celery
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning
  • 4 Cubes Beef Stock
  • 2.5 Cups Water
Instructions
  1. Set your Crockpot up, & turn on low
  2. Unwrap your Center Cut Pork Roast and place at the bottom of your Crockpot
  3. Cut your Potatoes, Carrots, Onion, & Celery & place on top of the Pork in the Crockpot
  4. Add in your Seasonings
  5. Pour in 2.5 Cups Water

Mason Jar Salad Recipe

Mason Jar Salad

Mason Jar Salad

Good Morning All!

Mason Jar Salad is my go to for lunch or dinner!  I love looking in the fridge and being able to grab a snack that is already prepared, being a stay at home momma, that really helps me save time! I grew up eating lots of veggies, My mom always grew lots in her garden, I would eat a fresh salad from the garden about three times a day! These easy to prepare salads are the perfect snack, and they last a good week in the fridge.

 

 

 

Mason Jar Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
 
Mason Jar Salad
Ingredients
  • ¾ Cup Olive Oil
  • ¼ Cup "From the Mother" Apple Cider Vinegar (Just use vinegar)
  • Cabbage
  • Green Onion
  • Red and Green Pepper
  • Garbanzo Beans
  • Cucumber
  • Raisins
  • Almonds
  • ½ Can Chicken Breast
Instructions
  1. INSTRUCTIONS
  2. Start by adding your dressing to the bottom of the jar.
  3. Layer your ingredients with the softer vegetables at the top.
  4. Top the jar off with the cabbage and kale.
  5. Store in refrigerator.
  6. Shake before serving.

Homemade Horseradish Pickles

Horseradish pickles

 Homemade Horseradish Pickles

As I stated before I am a pickle puss, I love horseradish pickles, especially homemade horseradish pickles. I was at Whole Foods and was shocked what a bottle of horseradish pickles cost. I bought a horseradish root from our local supermarket and was excited to use it in this recipe. My mom use to grow horseradish as a perennial so I am very familiar with this herb….

Read More »

Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

We love beer can chicken on the grill, we make it about once a week. Chicken is one of my favorite foods. Chicken on the grill keeps the house from heating up in the middle of summer. We live in a cute farm house and try to keep the air at a minimum. Plus chicken is just so darn good for you.

Beer Can Chicken Recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: American
Cuisine: Dinner
 
Beer Can chicken is an easy meal on the grill.
Ingredients
  • 1 4-pound whole chicken
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil or other vegetable oil
  • 1 opened, half-full can of beer, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves, or 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 5-6 fresh garlic cloves
  • Any other herbs that you enjoy can be substituted.
Instructions
  1. Prepare your grill for indirect heat. If you are using charcoal, put the coals on one side of the grill, leaving another side free of coals. If you are using a gas grill, fire up only half of the burners.
  2. Remove neck and giblets from cavity of chicken. Now rub the chicken all over with olive oil. Mix the salt, pepper, and thyme in a mixing bowl, rub it all over the chicken. Get in there and rub it inside too. Make a few small slits in the skin and slide the garlic under the skin all over the bird. cloves gives it a nice garlic taste.
  3. Open the Beer and drink half of it! Chug it! Add more thyme into the can (or another herb like rosemary or sage). Lower the chicken on to the open can, so that the chicken is sitting upright, with the can in its cavity. Place the chicken on the cool side of the grill, using the legs and beer can as a tripod to support the chicken on the grill and keep it stable. There are also accessories you can buy to keep the chicken from falling over in the barbecue section of your local store that is what I used tonight.
  4. Cover the grill. Leave it at least an hour. After an hour, check the chicken and refresh the coals if needed (if you are using a charcoal grill). Keep checking the chicken every 15 minutes or so, until a meat thermometer reads 160°F - 165°F. The total cooking time will vary depending on the size of your chicken, and the internal temperature of the grill. A 4 lb chicken will usually take around 1½ hours. If you don't have a meat thermometer, a way to tell if the chicken is done is to poke it deeply with a knife (the thigh is a good place to do this), if the juices run clear, not pink, the chicken is done.
  5. Take the chicken off the grill be careful of the hot beer can! OUCH if you touch it. Let the chicken sit for a good ten minutes before cutting into it. Enjoy!!

If you loved this recipe I hope you will check out all of our recipes on our recipe section.

No Bake Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie

Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie

No Bake Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie

Football is in the air my friends! I love this time of year. This summer has been pretty rough on me being pregnant and all. So I am excited for tailgating parties. No Bake Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie is one of my favorites. We are in full gear for Football Season! Go VIKINGS!!
Snickers Pie
You will want to use a food processor for crunching up the Snickers, the chocolate smells wonderful, then add the whip cream and three yogurts into a large bowl and mixed them together. This is just so simple, I love it.
Snickers Pie
Now for the fun part. Add half the mixture to the graham cracker crust then added the chopped up SNICKERS in the middle. This pie was the perfect mixture of the subtle sweetness of the yogurt and the sweet Snickers candy pieces.

Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie

No Bake Frozen Snickers Yogurt Pie
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
 
Easy No Bake Frozen Yogurt Pie
Ingredients
  • 3 five ounce containers of yogurt. We used Strawberry.
  • 1 Eight Ounce Container Low Fat Whip Cream
  • 1 Graham Cracker Crust
  • 1 and a half cups crushed Snickers minis
Instructions
  1. Mix the Yogurt and whip cream together
  2. Place half of the mixture into a Graham Cracker Crust
  3. Add half of the crushed Snickers Minis on top of mixture
  4. Add the rest of the mixture over the Snickers Minis
  5. Top with the remaining Snickers Minis
  6. Freeze for around 4 hours.
  7. Cut and Enjoy!!