Second Chance

Tidbits of My Life


April 2016

Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, & Tator Tot Bake

Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, & Tator Tots is a delicious and super easy meal to put together! Your whole family will love it!
Author: Stacey
Recipe type: main
1 (32 ounce) bag tater tots
3 ounce crumbled bacon pieces
1 lb skinless chicken breasts
1½ cups grated colby cheese
1½ cups grated monterey jack pepper cheese
¾ cup milk
salt and pepper
Grease the bottom of the crock pot
Layer ½ the tater tots on the bottom of the pot
Sprinkle ½ of the bacon pieces on top of the tator tots
Combine the two cheeses, and sprinkle ⅓ of it over the bacon and tots
Top cheese with the chicken breasts
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper to taste
Top chicken with another ⅓ of cheese
Sprinkle with other ½ of the bacon pieces
Add remainder of the tater tots
Top with final ⅓ of the cheese
Pour milk over the top
Set crock pot to high and cook 4-5 hours (3 was perfect for me)


Creamy Coleslaw

1 medium to large head cabbage
2 large carrots, or a couple handfuls of baby carrots

1 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

1. Chop cabbage
2. Grate carrots, or chop in Ninja chopper
3. Mix dressing ingredients
4.  Add to cabbage and carrots
5. Chill in fridge for at least one hour

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork


2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced4 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 cup chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar1 tablespoon chili powder1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more as needed1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 (4-1/2- to 5-pound) boneless or bone-in pork shoulder (also known as pork butt), twine or netting removed

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