beef, chinese, asian, hot, crockpot, slow cooker

Spicy Asian Beef

I love easy food. The quicker, the better. The fewer ingredients, the more it finds a way into my heart (and my stomach!). I had just grabbed some takeout and had a few of those spicy mustard packets hanging around, as well as some soy sauce packets. I mixed those with some sriracha and garlic, […]

The Surprising Benefit of Crockpot Cooking

There’s a time in a man’s life when he just needs to come clean and admit when he’s having a love affair. My name is Tom Sroka and I am in love with my crockpot. There. I said it. And I feel better now. I hope you share my affinity for slow cooker cooking. If […]

Chicken Parmigiana in the Crockpot

Traditional chicken parmigiana, like your momma made it, or like your favorite Italian restaurant, is usually breaded and fried, then topped with cheese and sauce. But I’ll be honest, I’m far too lazy to spend the extra time at the stove frying chicken, especially when the fried portion won’t do anything to increase my performance […]

Crockpot Cashew Chicken

I like beef. A lot. But, I also have a soft spot in my heart for chicken. While I believe strongly that beef is better for recovery, I don’t want beef at every single meal. Enter this simple slow cooker recipe. It takes about 10 minutes to cook up the chicken and mix the sauce, […]

Hawaiian Ham {Crockpot Recipe}

Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, has been shown in some studies to aid in healing. It reduces swelling, inflammation, and pain, especially in joint and tendon injuries. While the results are mixed, it doesn’t hurt to try to add a little extra into your diet. (To get major effects, you’ll have to take a […]

Easy Crockpot Refried Beans

Okay, so technically, these aren’t “refried” beans. They’re not fried once, let alone twice. But they taste awesome, and are the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican or Spanish dish, like carnitas or enchilada chicken bowls. Beans are great for you. They’re full of protein and fiber, they’re cheap, and if you know how to cook them, […]

Enchilada Chicken Bowls {Crockpot Meal}

Some of the most popular recipes on this site are the Crockpot Carnitas and the Barbacoa Beef. Why? Because they’re easy, healthy and more importantly, delicious. This is similar, and does not disappoint. Throw some chicken in a crockpot with enchilada sauce and seasoning, cook, then shred. To make the perfect bowl, we start with […]

Why Every Athlete Should Own a Crockpot

Image source The slow cooker in our kitchen is one of the most valuable tools we have, in line with the blender and the grill pan. While the biggest, most obvious benefit of having a slow cooker is that it takes virtually no effort on your part to make dinner, there are tons of other reasons […]