Homemade pulled chicken stew

Hey friends!

Colt and I have really been utilizing our crock pot that we have lately. And so this morning I wanted to quickly share with you I slow cooker recipe we tried yesterday.

I loooove slow cooker recipes because you just plop it all in before work or at lunch time, and by dinner, tadah! A delicious warm meal all ready to eat. Easy or what?

Since we’d already made chili in our crock pot last week, and pulled pork before that, we opted for a stew! I was really not feeling a red meat meal, so we decided on a hearty pulled chicken stew.

chicken stew

Ingredients:

2-3 chicken breasts
all purpose flour (1/3 cup)
4 carrots chopped
3 celery stalks chopped
1/3 white onion chopped
3 potatoes cut into the size you’d like
3/4 carton of beef broth
paprika, bay leaf, garlic, salt and pepper to season as you would like

Directions:

– cook the chicken and onion over the stove and season the chicken with the spices to your preference
– when chicken is completely cooked through, shred it with a fork and transfer into a slow cooker with chopped carrots and celery and potatoes
– add in the broth and flour mixture and stir until it is a good liquid consistency
– add in more of the spices according to your liking
– cook on low for 4-6 hours (or more!)

Then enjoy!
We had ours in the cooker for about 6 hours and enjoyed it with some homemade biscuits. DELICIOUS!

Gooey Chickpea Brownies

Yup, you read that right! CHICKPEA brownies! 

chickpea brownie dough

TAKE A LOOK AT THAT DOUGH 🙂

These things are delicious. I’m talkin’ eat the whole pan and not even feel bad type of delicious.

I tried out the recipe this morning to bring over to a friends and tested one out before I bring them over. It’s taking a lot of willpower to not consume any more of these things! So I know I Had to take 5 minutes to share the recipe with everyone before heading out for the evening!

chickpea brownie

OOEY GOOEY GOODNESS

I got this delectable recipe from a blog by Rachel Schultz.

Serves: 5-6
Ingredients
16 ounces chickpeas
2 teaspoons vanilla
¼ cup almond or peanut butter
1 egg
¼ cup oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
⅛ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup chocolate chips
Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour chickpeas and vanilla into blender or food processor.
Pulse for a few seconds most peas are broken up. Add almond butter and egg and pulse for a few more seconds.
Transfer to bowl and combine with oats, baking soda, baking poweder, salt, and brown sugar. At first, mixture may seem very thick, but it loosens quickly while stirring.
Fold in chocolate chips and transfer to a 9×9 baking dish. Baking for 45-55 minutes. Allow to cool thoroughly and serve.

Enjoy trying not to devour these in one sitting!