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Cornbread Chicken Recipe – Fix-It and Forget-It Slow Cooker Magic

I received the following book below for review. All opinions are my own. 

One thing that I have been collecting for years is cookbooks. I have so many and I love each and every one of them. I recently received a new cookbook to review called Fit-It and Forget It Slow Cooker Magic that has 550 recipes that you can make in your slow cooker.

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Crock Pot Southwestern Chicken Chili Recipe

Yesterday, I made chili with chicken for the first time. It turned out delicious and I was left with NO leftovers. I am definitely going to make this again. If you like chicken and you like chili, be sure to try this chicken crock pot recipe too!


  • 1 cup chopped white onions
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped in pieces
  • 4 Roma Tomatoes (cut and diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbs cornmeal
  • 2 tbs chili powder
  • 3 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 lbs  boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 jar (16 oz) salsa (medium)
  • 1 can (15oz)  pinto beans (drained and rinsed)


  1. In your crock pot, mix bell peppers, onions and garlic
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, chili powder, oregano, cumin and salt. Once mixed, add chicken and toss to coat. Pour chicken mixture into crock pot.
  3. Stir in salsa, beans and tomatoes
  4. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours
  5. Serve with cornbread and enjoy!

This recipe was adapted from Betty Crocker’s Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Chili!

Crock Pot Apple Cake

Last week I made a dessert in my crock pot for the first time. While I have been using a crock pot to make stews and other dinner related dishes, I had NEVER thought of cooking anything sweet in it. Then I seen a recipe and I knew I had to try it. Below is my recipe for Crock Pot Apple Cake………..


  • 1 cup white flour
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 large apples – peeled and chopped in small cubes/pieces (I used 3 different types of apples)
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  1. In a medium bowl mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add the peeled & diced apples and coat with flour mixture.
  2. In a small bowl mix the eggs and vanilla. Once mixed, add to apple mixture. Your mixture will be thick.
  3. Cook in crock pot on high for 2 hours. Cake will be done when toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe adapted from Finding Joy In My Kitchen.