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Apple Cider Chicken

This is an amazing fall recipe the whole family will love!!


2 Tbsp olive oil

1 c apple cider

3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp soy sauce or Bragg Amino Liquids

3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed

1 tsp Himalayan salt

1/2 tsp ground pepper

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp dijon mustard

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Mix all ingredients together and let chicken marinate for a few hours.  Bake at 350 for 45 minutes OR grill.  I grilled the chicken and served with green beans and baby potatoes.  Enjoy!


Turkey & Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili


1 lb lean ground turkey, cooked

1 medium yellow onion, diced

1 red pepper, diced

3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces

1 – 16 oz jar of salsa

2 cups low sodium vegetable stock

2 cups water

1 Tbsp chili powder

2 tsp cumin

Shredded cheddar and/or sliced avocado to garnish **optional

Directions:  Add all ingredients to your crockpot and mix to combine.  Cook on low for 6-8 hours.  Enjoy!!  **If you would like to make this a vegetarian chili, you can replace the ground turkey with a can of black beans.


Roasted Vegetables with Sausage

When I find a super YUMMY and EASY recipe, I have to share!!  This is a great meal for a quick weeknight dinner OR you could prep it for the week for lunches.  I served it with brown rice and it was definitely a hit with the whole family!


1 medium zucchini

1 medium red onion

1 bell pepper (I actually used half of a red, orange, and yellow pepper)

1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms

1 lb of precooked turkey sausage, sliced into bite size pieces

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line one large baking pan with parchment paper.  Cut up all the vegetables and sausage into bit size pieces.  Place in large bowl.  Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.  Toss until coated.  Spread out into one even layer on the baking pan.  Place in the oven for 20 minutes, stirring once halfway.  Serve with brown rice or on its own.  Enjoy!