Slow Cooker Sesame Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Sesame Garlic Chicken

Slow cooker sesame garlic chicken that tastes like take-out? Yes, please. The chicken breast slow cooks all day and absorbs all the flavors of mirin, sesame, soy sauce, brown sugar, and garlic. The chicken is pull-apart tender when finished and the sauce tastes amazing. I love to put the slow cooker sesame garlic chicken over rice and serve it with some steamed broccoli but you can eat it on its own or even over some noodles.

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Edamame and Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

Edamame and sweet potato Buddha bowl

A Buddha bowl is a vegetarian meal served in a bowl or dish with a high rim. It mixes and matches grains, vegetables, and plant proteins for a healthy, balanced meal. This edamame and sweet potato Buddha bowl uses a base of brown basmati rice, roasted sweet potatoes, and edamame. The dressing has a tahini base with maple syrup added in to compliment the sweet potatoes.

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Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

I can’t remember the last time I purchased salad dressing. Once I started making my own, there was no going back. Years ago, when I was dealing with picky eating kids, I read the book French Kids Eat Everything. It was a game changer in my house and it was the first time I tried making simple salad dressings that ended up replacing giant store-bought bottles of ranch. Fast forward to today and I’m making every kind of dressing under the sun. This simple lemon garlic vinaigrette recipe is fabulous.

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