Sunday Cookin'

When I got married a little over a year ago, I had little -to no- experience cooking. Sure, when I lived at home I would try twice a year occasionally to make something, but for the most part I left the cookin' up to my mom (thanks!).

Then, I lived on my own in an apartment for a year- and let's just say the amount of meals I ever cooked there I could count on one hand. Seriously.  Living alone, busy with work and planning a wedding… who felt like cooking up a meal from scratch?! Plus I was trying to squeeze into that wedding dress, so most of the time that fridge was stocked with the basics/essentials: lunch meat, fresh fruit, carrots, yogurt and a freezer full of Lean Cuisine meals. Embarrassing, right?!

Well, I've come a long way! Luckily I've got a hubby who loves to cook and gets home before me during the week, so he enjoys making a lot of our meals but I do my fair share also. Lately- I can't get enough of cilantro, avocados and lime. Any combination, any meal I'm game. My latest crockpot meal was DELICIOUS and so easy I thought I'd share!

Cilantro & Lime Chicken
4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (I actually only used 3 because they were big)
24 oz your favorite salsa
1 package of taco seasoning
Cilantro (as much as you want!)
Lime juice (as much as you want! Mine was about 1/3 c. but will put more next time!)






You can obviously use real juice from a lime, but this is all I had, and I'm lazy! :)

Mix everything together. Add thawed chicken to crockpot, cover with mixture. Cook on low for 6 hours.






Seriously SO juicy and flavorful. And my house smelled amazing all day long!! :)

Do you have any great recipes incorporating my current obsessions? Please share, I'd LOVE to try them out!Hope you've all had a great weekend, looking forward to recapping mine tomorrow morning! :)

Erin-


8 comments

  1. This looks awesome! I think I'll add it to my meal plan for next week. YUM!! And I'm loving those same ingredients!

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  2. This sounds yummy and easy-my favorite kind of recipe!! I have a slew of recipes on my foodie page of my blog. I also have a bunch of my pinterest page:-)

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  3. Yum-oh!!! I will definitely have to make this. I couldn't agree more; love like juice, cilantro, and avocado right now!!

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  4. This looks awesome! I'm going to try asap!

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  5. This looks so easy. I'm alway super amazed at how easy crock pot meals are. So much that my mom got me one for Christmas last year haha but I have YET to cook a single thing in it. This needs to change.

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  6. Looks so delicious! You can NEVER have too much cilantro! This past weekend I made cilantro lime jalapeno chicken salad and it was ah-mazing. You have to try it! Here's the link to the site (through pinterest of course!) I added a lot more jalapeno and cilantro than it called for to kick up the flavor, but this is a great starting point! http://dailycrave.wordpress.com/2011/08/17/cilantro-lime-jalapeno-chicken-salad/ enjoy! :)

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  7. Hey Erin! First of all this looks delicious! Second, I saw you were going to be at the Ohio Bloggers meet N Greet and wanted to meet on here before then. Hope you are having a lovel week!

    xo Shane

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