2 lbs boneless Chuck Roast
1 TBS olive oil
1 tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
1 tsp sea salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ cup high quality balsamic vinegar
2 TBS honey
1 TBS honey mustard
1 cup beef broth
1 TBS tapioca flour or arrowroot powder
Generously grease the bowl of your slow cooker. Set aside
Make the rub:
In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt and pepper. Set aside.
Make the sauce:
In a medium bowl whisk together balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard and beef broth. Set aside.
Putting it together:
Coat the roast in 1 TBS olive oil. Set in your slow cooker. Evenly sprinkle the roast with the rub, pressing it into the meat so it sticks.
Pour sauce over roast and turn your slow cooker onto low.
Cook on low for 8-12 hours, occasionally spooning more sauce over the roast, until it is very easily shredded with a fork.
Shred and continue cooking on low for another 1 hour.
Just before you are ready to serve, remove the meat from the sauce and strain the sauce through a fine mesh strainer into a large bowl (do NOT pour it down the drain)!
Transfer sauce to a saucepan and whisk in 1 TBS tapioca flour or arrowroot powder.
Cook on medium heat until sauce becomes thick.
Pour ¼ of the thickened sauce over the meat and save the rest for people to spoon on when you serve!
1 large onion, cut into 8 pieces
1 generous tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
1/2 to 1 habanero pepper, seeded, deveined, and finely minced
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
2 tablespoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons red wine or balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
3 to 4 pounds chicken tenders
Combine onion and ginger in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add remaining ingredients, except chicken, and pulse until well combined. Place chicken in a 3 1/2-quart (or larger) slow cooker/Crock Pot and cover with sauce. Cover, set on low, and cook for 6 to 8 hours. or until chicken is tender (3 to 4 hours on high).
4 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
1 Jar Balsamic Vinaigrette w/Pecorino
Place Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs on the bottom of Slow Cooker
Pour Balsamic Vinaigrette w/ Pecorino over the Boneless Thighs
Cook on Low for 6 HRS or until very tender
Remove Chicken from Slow Cooker and Discard Juices
Serve with extra balsamic vinaigrette on the side for dipping
1 (2-3 pound) shoulder pork roast
salt and pepper
1/4 cup honey
1 cup beef broth
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle salt and pepper on all sides of the pork roast and place inside the slow cooker. Drizzle honey over the top of the roast. In a medium bowl, mix together beef broth, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. Pour over the roast. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or you could cook on high for 5-6 hours.
When it’s finished, remove juices from bottom of slow cooker and place in a small saucepan over medium high heat. In a small bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon of corn starch and 1 tablespoon of water. Pour cornstarch mixture into saucepan and whisk quickly. When mixture starts to thicken, pour over roast and enjoy!
2 pounds Pork tenderloin
1 teaspoon Ground sage
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
1 clove Garlic; crushed
½ cup Water
½ cup dark Brown sugar
1 tablespoon Cornstarch
1/3 cup Light Balsamic Vinegar
½ cup Water
2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
Mix together the seasonings: sage, salt, pepper and garlic.
Rub over tenderloin. Place ½ cup water in slow cooker; place tenderloin in slow cooker.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
hour before the roast is finished, mix together the ingredients for the glaze in a small sauce pan: brown sugar, cornstarch, balsamic vinegar, water, soy sauce.
Heat over medium and stir until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.
Brush roast with glaze 2 or 3 times during the last hour of cooking.
Serve with remaining glaze on the side.