Daily Archives: October 31, 2013

Eat Fit Not Fat- Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

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I think the crock pot might be one of our favorite cooking appliances we own. Mike has used it pretty much every Sunday since football season started this year.  Some delicious things we have made include The Bard family meatballs, southwestern chicken soup and beef barbacoa taco’s.  Cooking with the crock pot takes a little bit of pre-planning but is definitely worth it! There is nothing like walking into your home after a long day at work or being out all day doing errands and having dinner hot and ready when you walk in the door.  Plus your house smells pretty darn delicious!

This week I made Turkey Chili in our crock pot. This chili is made with extra lean turkey, lots of colorful peppers, black beans, kidney beans, and a variety of spices that makes for one hearty meal — minus the fat and calories! I baked up a box of Krustez brand corn bread to serve on the side.

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Food, glorious food

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There are two components to losing weight. It is all math: increase your exercise (or the amount of calories you burn) and decrease the amount you eat (or the intake of calories). It actually is that simple. If you eat less and you work out more, you will lose weight.

I love food. I love all […]