Simply Delicious

Beginners guide to preparing simply delicious meals.


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Easy & Delicious BBQ Chicken + meal you can prepare with the leftovers (Easy BBQ Pizza)!

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The Ingredients: 

2 large chicken breasts (or more depending on how many people you are cooking for, this amount made enough for 3 people with a little leftover)

1 bottle Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce

2 tbsp white vinegar

Optional:

Fresh sliced bread

Brown Sugar & Crushed Red Pepper to taste, PLEASE be careful when doing this. If you enjoy more sweet BBQ then add about 1tbsp of brown sugar, but NO more, you don’t want overly sweet BBQ. If you enjoy more spicy BBQ then add crushed red pepper but no more than half a tbsp. If you taste it once it’s cooked and decide it needs more spice then you can add more. Just remember you can always add more but you can never take it away. If you like both (like I do) then simply add a few shakes of crushed red pepper and half a tbsp of brown sugar.

Directions: 

Slice the chicken breast horizontally as shown below. This helps the chicken cook faster, cook more evenly, and helps it shred easier when in the crock pot.

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Place the chicken in the crock pot on high, along with the entire bottle of Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce, vinegar, and your optional crushed red pepper and brown sugar. Allow the chicken to cook for 5 hours on high heat. Take a fork and a knife and shred the chicken apart inside the crock pot. Serve on a freshly sliced bun and enjoy!

 

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Ingredients: 

Any type of flour tortilla, I used whole wheat pocket pita’s

Shredded mozzarella or any type of shredded cheese you have available

Optional: 

I added a little bit of chopped onion on mine as well

Directions:

Preheat over to 400 degrees. Take a baking sheet and place the pita on it. Top the pita with the leftover BBQ chicken and chopped onions. Sprinkle your desired amount of cheese on top of the chicken. Heat in the oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Side Note: 

This BBQ chicken is a full proof recipe and your husband/boyfriend will love that you prepared some savory BBQ. I like to pair the BBQ with mashed potatoes and usually some type of vegetable such as corn or coleslaw. On top of that the BBQ pizza that I decided to make with the little bit of leftovers was absolutely delicious! Equally as delicious as the original meal. I don’t know about you guys but I get tired of eating the same type of food as leftovers and like to try to make something different with it and this pizza was an absolute slam dunk!

Comment below, I would love to hear your feedback and/or modifications you made to the recipe.

&& remember,

Live Life Deliciously.

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The Easiest Crock Pot Chicken Tacos You Will EVER Make

Ingredients:

1 medium jar salsa (any type you prefer; I use pace) 

1 packet taco seasoning 

3-4 chicken breasts (2.5-3lbs) 

Optional Toppings:

1 chopped onion 

1 chopped tomato 

Sour Cream

Lettuce 

1 bag of Mexican shredded cheese 

Flour tortillas, corn tortillas, or taco shells 

Directions: 

Turn the crock pot on high and allow it to warm up as you prepare the chicken. Wash and then slice the chicken breasts vertically, this will allow the meat to pull apart more easily in the crock pot. Place the chicken, salsa, and taco seasoning in the crock pot. Check on it occasionally to shred the chicken with a fork. Allow the chicken to cook for 5-6 hours, the longer the better. Prepare the taco toppings however you like. 

Side Note: 

I prefer using small flour tortillas for chicken taco’s. For a little spice you can add some hot sauce to the crock pot (your choice) or even a can of diced jalapeno’s as a potential topping. This recipe is extremely simply and amazingly delicious. It is one of my favorite crock pot recipes because it’s impossible to screw up. I’m sorry I don’t have photos of this recipe but I made it a week before I started this blog. If you are curious to see what the chicken should look like inside the crock pot I will attach a link below. 

Comment below, I would love to hear your feedback and/or modifications you made to the recipe.

&& remember,

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Simple & Delicious Dessert EVER!

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Ingredients: 

1  20 oz cans, crushed pineapples

1 stick butter

1 box yellow cake mix

1 bag frozen blueberries

 

Directions: 

Preheat the oven to 350. In a glass pan layer the blueberries and crushed pineapples. Pour the cake mix on top  of the blueberries and pineapples. Melt the butter in the microwave. Pour the melted butter on top of the cake mix. Place the pan into the oven and bake for 40 minutes. Enjoy!

Side Note: 

This dessert is simple and IMPOSSIBLE to mess up. My friend made this a few nights ago and it was absolutely delicious! If you’re in a rush or still learning how to bake, this is definitely the first recipe your should start off with.

Comment below, I would love to hear your feedback and/or modifications you made to the recipe.

&& remember,

Live Life Deliciously.