Monday, February 8, 2016

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork BBQ

Pulled Pork BBQ
Yield: 4 servings 
Fix Portions (per serving): 1 red, 1/4 purple, 1/4 green, 1 yellow (if served open-face; 2 if served on whole bun; 0 if served bunless)

1.      1 pork loin
2.      ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
3.      ½ cup water
4.      1 green container (about 1 cup) onions and mushrooms, chopped
5.      1 tsp cayenne pepper
6.      1 tbsp garlic powder
7.      ¼ cup red wine (or apple cider) vinegar
8.      ¼ cup yellow mustard
9.   1 whole wheat bun or roll

1.      Combine ingredients 1-6 in a crockpot
2.      Cook on low for 7-8 hours
3.      Drain and shred pork. Return to crockpot
4.      Stir in red wine vinegar and mustard 
(may need to add more, to taste, as well as add additional seasoning like pepper, cayenne, garlic powder)
5.      Serve 1 red container (about 2/3 cup) of pork on whole wheat hamburger bun or deli round

Crockpot Southwestern Chicken - 21 Day Fix Approved

Crock Pot Southwestern Chicken::
Cook on low for 6 hours or until chicken easily shreds. Allow shredded chicken to cook in the juice for 30 minutes after shredding. If the chicken is frozen, you’ll need to cook for 8 hours.

3 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (about 2 lbs??)
1- White Onion, diced
2- Bell Peppers, diced
2- 4oz Cans Diced Green Chiles
1- jalapeno (remove seeds if you don’t want the heat)
1- 15oz Can Black Beans, drained and rinses
1 1/2 Cups Frozen Corn
2- Limes, juiced
1 Cup- Chopped Cilantro
1/4-1/2 Cup of Water
3 tsp Coconut Oil
Chicken Seasoning:
2 Tbsp Chili
1 Tbsp Cumin
2 tsp garlic
2 tsp onion
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp sea salt (or pink Himalayan salt)
1/2 tsp pepper
*optional: dash cayenne to taste

Makes 6 servings -  Make it ahead of time and portion out through the week or use it for a big batch family meal >> whatever works for you
21 Day Fix Breakdown: 1- Red, 1- Green, 1-Yellow, 1/2 tsp: serving size about 1 1/4- 1 1/2 cups, depending on size of chicken.
Additional Serving ideas and box break down:
Add a yellow:
*with rice
*in a corn tortilla as a taco 
*with additional beans or corn

Add a green:
*Over a salad
*with extra veggies
*as a lettuce wrap

Add a purple:
*with salsa

Add a red:
*with green yogurt (in place of sour cream)

Add a blue:
*with cheese
*with avocado