Savory Baked Beans

What man doesn’t like baked beans? What do they say “it’s the musical fruit”. 🙂

These baked beans are just the right amount of sweet and bacon with a down home taste.

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

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What you need:
Any brand of country style baked beans – large can
Mustard
Ketchup
Light Brown Sugar
5 slices Microwave Bacon
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How to:
Empty baked beans into casserole dish.
I do not measure ketchup, mustard, light brown sugar. I eye ball it.
I use approx. 2-3 TBL ketchup, 1 tbl mustard, and 2-3 TBL Light Brown Sugar.
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Stir and mix well.
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Top with bacon.
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Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cover in foil and bake for 30 mins.
Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
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Serve and enjoy!
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Brown Sugar Candied Carrots – Crock Pot

I love candied carrots! This was simply and so yummy!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
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1 bag Baby Carrots
2 TBL Spoons Butter (allergy free)
1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
Pinch of Salt

How To:
Add all ingredients to the crockpot.
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Mix well and chop up butter.
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Turn on low and cook for 4-5 hours or until carrots are tender.

Garlic Honey Broccoli Rice Chicken

This was beyond amazing!!! Spicy, sweet, garlic all in one in every single bite! YUM!

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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 275 (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
2/3 Cup vinegar
1/2 Cup Honey
1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
5 Cloves Garlic minced
1 tsp pepper
3 TBL Lite Soy Sauce
1/4 Cup Sprite
2 TBL Corn Starch

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How to:
Place all ingredients except for the corn starch into crock pot on high.
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Lay frozen chicken on top and flip them around to cover them in the ingredients.
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Cook on high for 3-4 hours or until cook through and fork tender.
Once chicken is done remove from crock pot and shred with two forks.
Return chicken to crockpot and cook on low for about 1 hour.
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Remove from crock pot.
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Turn crock pot back to high and add the corn starch to the crock pot and whisk until ingredients becomes thicker.
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Prepare brown rice and steamable broccoli and serve shredded chicken in a bowl mixed with rice and broccoli. Pour corn starch mixture over top. So good!
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Brown Sugar Apple Pork Chop – Crock Pot

I am not sure what I expected this recipe to taste like. Instead of the pork chops tasting like pork chops they tasted like ham. I would have preferred using a Pork Loin/Pork Roast but all I had was pork chops on hand.
It is a easy recipe for the crock pot.
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 325 for 1 slice/1 pork chop (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
5-10 Pork Chops thin cut
or
1 Pork Loin / Pork Roast
1 Pound Thin Cut Bacon
4-5 Apples (peeled and sliced)
Light Brown Sugar
Red Pepper Flakes

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Start by lining your pork chops up on their sides all in a row against each other in the crock pot. If using a loin/roast cut 4-5 slits in the roast/loin, do not go all of the way through the roast/loin.
Next take 1 slice of bacon and two apple slices and stick between each pork chop or into each slit on the roast/loin.

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Sprinkle Red Pepper Flakes and Pepper over everything in crock pot.

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Next, sprinkly about 1/4-1/2 cup Light Brown Sugar over everything in Crock Pot.

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Turn Crock Pot on High and cook 7-8 hours or until pork chops / pork loin/roast are fork tender and cooked through.

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Amazing Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Chicken – Oven Baked

OH! MY! This was the most delicious meal! So many flavors in each and every bite! This was a HUGE hit with our kids! So so Good! This is will be a regular meal for sure!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 310 (for two chicken tenders) (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you will need:
6-8 Boneless Skin Chicken Breast Tenders
6-8 Slices of Thin Sliced Bacon
1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
Red Pepper Flakes
Salt
Pepper

How to:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Wrap each chicken tender with 1 slice of bacon
Lay in something similar to what I used a corning ware casserole dish.
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Sprinkle Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, and Pepper over all bacon wrapped chicken tenders.
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Add Brown Sugar to each bacon wrapped chicken tender.
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Place on top shelf of oven.
Set timer for 20 minutes.
Flip bacon wrapped chicken tenders over to other side.
Set timer for another 20 minutes
When timer goes off you will have a quit a bit of grease in bottom of casserole dish. Scoop or spoon out almost all grease.
Return them to the oven.
Increase temperature to 450 degrees
Set timer for 10 minutes
Flip bacon wrapped tenders over.
Set timer for another 10 minutes.
At this point if your bacon is as crispy as you would like stop cooking.
With the increase temp the bottom of the casserole dish will blacken from the brown sugar. This is ok and will not affect the chicken.
If bacon is not as crispy as you would like repeat the flipping of your bacon wrapped chicken tenders in 5 minute intervals until desired crispiness is reached.
Serve and Enjoy!
These are simply amazing! The flavor is out of this world!
Enjoy ❤
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Sweet Bacon Green Beans

I really don’t know how to explain these green beans other than they are one of my very favorites! Each and every bite is a taste of sweet, buttery, bacony (new word), goodness!

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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 160 (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you will need:
16 oz Frozen Green Beans
1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
1/4 Cup Butter (dairy free if needed)
6 Slice Microwave Bacon

How To:
Prepare Green Beans as package states.
While green beans are steaming, cook bacon and chop in to bacon bits, take a frying pan and add butter and brown suger and mix until butter is melted.
Stir in chopped bacon let sizzle on low for about 1-2 minutes.
Once green beans are steamed add them to the frying pan.
Stir and mix several times to coat beans in butter/brown sugar/bacon mixture.
All to sizzle on low for about 5-10 minutes. Stirring every couple of minutes. This will allow the beans to soak up more of the flavor.
Serve by scooping out beans and bacon and then fish out some of the butter/brown sugar syrup and drizzle over beans.
This is an awesome spin on green beans and so so good!
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Tangy Spicy BBQ Chicken – Crock Pot

This was had a wonderful surprise taste that I wasn’t expecting. It was just the right tang and spice to make a perfect chicken tender. Our kiddos loved it as did my husband! Served with Sweet Bacon Green Beans and Garlic Potatoes! It was a perfect dinner!

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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 495 for 2 chicken tenders (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you will need:
6-8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Tenders
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
1 Cup White Vinegar
1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
1 Bottle of your favorite BBQ Sauce
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How to:
Add all ingredients to crock pot except chicken. Stir well to combine. I add a little water to the BBQ bottle give it a shake and dump into the crockpot.
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I added my chicken tenders frozen. Makes life easy 🙂
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Stir tenders into sauce mixture until all are covered well.
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Cook on high for 5-7 hours or until chicken is fork tender and cooked through.
Serve and enjoy! These tenders have amazing flavor and fall apart with your fork!
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