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Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

Crockpot Fajitas

 

Stars of the recipe:

  • 2 to 4 chicken breasts (depends on the size of the chicken breast – Mine were huge so I used only 2.)
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow, red, or orange pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, cut into rings
  • ¼ c. water
  • 2 Tbsp. homemade taco seasoning or storebought fajita seasoning packet

 

Steps:

  1. Place chicken breasts in a 4 quart crockpot.
  2. Place peppers and onions over the chicken.
  3. Sprinkle the taco seasoning or fajita seasoning over the chicken and veggies.
  4. Pour water over the chicken and veggies.
  5. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours.  
  6. Using 2 forks, shred the chicken.
  7. Serve on a tortilla with cheese and sour cream.

Click here for a printable version of the recipe.

Lesser Known Recipes – 2010

I started my blog in 2010 and then stopped it for a year and half in 2014 until September 2015.  I’m going through all the recipes I’ve posted in the last 5.5 years.  According to the stats, these are the lesser known recipes on my blog.  Some of them need pictures which I hope to get on the blog soon.

Onto the list:

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Weekly Ramblings – October 10 and 31 Days of Slow Cooking (Day 10)

Welcome to day 10 of the 31 day Writing Challenge which means we are a third of the way through the challenge.  This week I’ve shared a LOT of recipes.

Here are the recipes I’ve shared this week.  Click on the picture to go to the post with the recipe.

Sunday

Queso Dip
Queso Dip

Monday

Pinto Beans and Ham
Pinto Beans and Ham

Tuesday

Baked Potatoes
Baked Potatoes

Wednesday

Pumpkin spice latte
Pumpkin spice latte

Thursday

Pumpkin Chili
Pumpkin Chili

Friday

“Oniony” Pork Chops

I also shared my menu plan for this week.  Click on the graphic to see our menu for the past week.

Menu Plan Monday
Menu Plan Monday

The highlight of this week is the homemade brownies I baked on Sunday for dessert.  Imaginative One was craving brownies so he was happy when we had those for dessert.

This is how much was left on Monday.  The boys were fighting over who got the pieces stuck to the bottom of the dish.  (Click on the picture to go to the recipe.)

Homemade Brownies
Homemade Brownies

We followed the menu plan for this week except for the side dishes on Monday and Tuesday.  On Monday we had pasta roni instead of the rice a roni and on Tuesday we had regular corn bread instead of pumpkin corn bread.  It was nice following the menu.  It made getting dinner on the table easier.

Every year a local land trust plants sunflowers.  People flock to the sunflowers for pictures.  This year they bloomed later.  We had a rainy June so they were planted later in the season.  On Wednesday evening, we ate dinner and then went out to see the sunflowers.  Afterwards we went to our local dairy for ice cream.

me and the boys

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cherry sorbetto
cherry sorbetto
pumpkin ice cream
pumpkin ice cream
Peanut butter cup - Yum in a  bowl.
Peanut butter cup – Yum in a bowl.

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Onto the slow cooker recipe for the day:

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An hour south of us is Cincinnati.  Cincinnati is known for the Bengals and Reds.  Most of all Cincinnati is known for the their chili.  It’s a sweet chili instead of a spicy chili.  So if you are looking for a chili that is different, try the Skyline chili.

Skyline Chili
Skyline Chili

If you enjoyed what I’ve posted, please share it on Facebook or Pinterest.  Please visit my Facebook page or my Pinterest page.

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Happy eating,
Traci

Eating Around the Apple Fest

Hubby, the Wee One, and I went to the Apple Fest at one of our local places.  I go there every year and enjoy tasting different foods.  There are some foods I look forward to eating such as the gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.  Yum!

Here is what I ate at the Apple Fest:

My gourmet grilled cheese sandwich - sharp white cheddar on honey oat
My gourmet grilled cheese sandwich – sharp white cheddar on honey oat
The Wee One and his hot dog
The Wee One and his hot dog
The apple dumpling and ice cream Hubby and I shared
The apple dumpling and ice cream Hubby and I shared
Apple Cider slushie that Crazy One and I shared
Apple Cider slushie that Crazy One and I shared
Corn on the cob
Corn on the cob

I also had some freshly pressed apple cider and some apple butter.  We bought a bag of kettle corn to share with the Imaginative One when he gets back from his camping trip.

I hope you enjoyed seeing what I enjoyed at the Apple Fest this year.

Happy Eating,
Traci

Random Ramblings

This blog has been around for five years (June 2010).  However, I stopped writing on it in Feb. 2014.  I tried to pick it up on the blogger platform and did until August 2014 but then just stopped.

Now I’ve decided to restart the blog.  I need ideas of what topics to write about.  If you could please comment on this post or on my Facebook page.

That’s the other things I wanted to talk about.  I created a Facebook page for this blog back in 2010.  I don’t do much with it because I only have 64 likes on the page.  I really would like to have more likes on it.  It’s named Ramblings of my Crazy Life after my second blog.  Here is a link to it.  Please go and visit it and post what you would like me to blog about either cooking wise or life wise.  If it’s doing with cooking or feeding my family, I’m put it on this blog.  If it’s about life, I’ll post it on the other blog.

I also have a Pinterest account for this blog.  Since I haven’t used this blog in a while, I haven’t put anything new on it lately.  I’m not a big Pinterest user so I don’t go on there often.

My ultimate goal for this blog is it to be like a recipe book for my boys when they are young men and start off life cooking for themselves.

I cannot believe that when I started this blog, they were only 5 and almost 7 years old.  They are now 10 and 12 years old.  They still will ask me “What’s for dinner?” when I come home from work.

Here is some pictures of some foods I cooked or whipped up this week:

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Applesauce Overnight Oatmeal and my morning coffee
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Easy Peasy Cheesy Garlic Bread
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Copy Cat Wendy’s Frosty – Before I post this recipe, I need to make sure of the measurements. This was an accident that turned out great.

Have a great week.  Oh and the link to my Facebook page is on the sidebar.  Please go over and check it out.

Happy cooking,

Traci

My Favorite Disney Picture

So my family has decided we are going to Walt Disney World in the beginning of April.  Yesterday we hunted for the pictures we took during our last trip to Disney in 2009 when the boys were 3 and 5.  We finally located the majority of the pictures.  There was 1 picture I really wanted to find because it is hilarious.  I was taking a picture of the German Pavilion in Epcot.  When I looked at the picture later, there was a teenager in the middle of the picture and his expression is like “Just take my picture already.”  It looks like I was taking a picture of him instead of the German pavilion.  

Here’s the picture:

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