Category Archives: Meats

Beef  Round Roast Recipe Slow Cooker

Sometimes weekday meal planning can be difficult but with a slow cooker recipe and a cut of beef round roast you can put together dinner fairly easy.

This easy to follow recipe requires little work and can be prepared in less than 15 minutes, however, depending on the size of the roast it may require up to 8 hours of cooking time in the pot.


2-3 carrots
1 bell pepper
1/2 dozen large mushrooms (sliced)
1/4 onion sliced (optional)
3-4 cups beef broth

So, a little tip… if you do not have all of these ingredients try experimenting with some that you do have, just use your imagination, if it doesn’t work then next time you will know not to add particular ingredients.

Easy beef round roast recipe slow cooker style: With pictures provided below!


veggie prep
After a thorough rinse, chop all of the vegetables.

veggies in slow cooker
Add the veggies to the empty slow cooker.

wash mushrooms
Wash the mushrooms, slice them with a chefs knife.

beef topped with mushrooms
Add the sliced mushroom to the pot with the other ingredients.

beef round in slow cooker
Place your cut of round roast on top of the other ingredients in the pan.

beef broth canned
Add 3-4 cups of beef broth (depending on how big your roast is) adding a little water helps if you need.

round roast in crockpot
Depending on big you round roast is cook on high or medium anywhere from 4-8 hours until tender and cooked thoroughly.

Once the meat is cooked you can remove and serve with the vegetables. Use the juices to make a nice gravy to serve your dinner with!

Quick Super Easy Pork Chop Dinner Recipe

Try this Flavorful Pork Chop Recipe that you can make super fast for a weeknight dinner. Cooking pork chops in a pan is a little harder to keep from overcooking, just keep an eye on the meat and be sure to take off when heated to an internal temperature of 145 degrees. How long to cook pork chops in skillet depends on how high you have the heat on your pan, try to stay at medium temperature.

Below is an easy step by step recipe in pictures for an asian influenced pork chop with a side of greens.

Main ingredients: Bone in pork chops and Turnip greens for the vegetable.

pork chops value pack
Boneless pork chops will not have as much flavor as the bone in but you can choose whichever cut is best for your family. I chose a value pack that had four cuts of meat two will be cooked and two will be set aside for the next days meal planning.

marinate pork chops asian style
Marinate for the bone in chops for 15 minutes in the following: 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1 tbsp sesame oil, 1/2 tsp white pepper, 1/2 tsp ginger powder, and a dash of garlic powder.

turnip greens
Next, Thoroughly wash the turnip greens

de stem turnip greens
Remove the leaves off of the turnip green stalks and set aside. Proceed to next step when you finish all of the leaves.

turnip greens chop
Form the turnip green vegetable into a “roll” and slice. The roll makes it a little easier to get all the green cut evenly and fast.
turnip green choppedgreen turnips washed
Once the vegetables are washed and sliced place them in a bowl and add some salt and pepper.

cooked greens
Add some olive oil to the hot pan and cook the turnip greens until tender. When cooked serve on to plate.

cook pro chops bone in pan
Next, cook the pork chops with some olive oil.
pan seared chops

east pan seared dinner plate
Serve and enjoy this super fast pan seared pork chop meal!

Save time and marinate the day before! As noted above I saved two cuts of the meat out of the value pack for the next days meal, this is what I did with them. I placed them in a zip top or zip lock bag. zip lock marinade I added about 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, honey and olive oil. I will let this marinate until the next day and use this time saving technique for a family meal!

Perfect Pulled Pork leftover recipe with potatoes

You made the pulled pork recipe slow cooker style and you have tons of leftover shredded pork you need to use but no idea on what to do. A perfect weeknight dinner using you leftovers from the fridge is in order! Follow this easy step by step guide to transforming you pulled pork from the kitchen into another dish for the family!


Leftover pulled pork recipe from oven, grill, or crockpot
BBQ Sauce (your choice or favorite)
Parmesan cheese (or you substitute with your favorite cheese)
Chopped green onion
Sliced avocado (optional)
2 potatoes (your choice sweet potato and pulled pork work great together)

baked potato
1. Cook potatoes
You can bake or microwave your potatoes depending on time restraints. If you microwave them be sure to poke a few holes before putting them in the micro. This is personal preference that is noticeable in the final taste of the dish.

oven roasted pulled pork
2. Reheat the pulled pork and mix in your favorite BBQ sauce.

Simple food Garnish
3. Set aside the parmesan (or your choice of cheese) and green onion.

Sweet Potato Recipe
4. Cut open your baked potato and add butter (optional). Add salt and pepper.

Sweet Potato
5. Add cheese and onion.

Barbecue Pulled Pork
6. Add prepared BBQ pulled pork, you can top with as much or as little as you want!

BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe Crock Pot potato

baked potato recipe
Serve and enjoy!
Remember this is a chefs creativity recipe and can be customized to fit your family’s favorite taste. If you like a specific cheese use that! If you prefer no butter and olive oil instead do that! Use any potato you want! Be creative

I hope you enjoy this sweet potato recipe with pulled pork!

Top Pulled pork slow cooker crock pot recipe

Pulled pork from your slow cooker crock pot is an easy and effective way to flex your culinary skills to your family or a large group of friends. Whether you are entertaining family or several out of town guests this recipe is one way to effectively grab the attention of all of your guests and impress of of them at the same time! The great part about this pulled pork recipe is that there is minimal work involved and a large amount of results in terms of food and flavor. So, what do you need to do to create an awesome basic pulled pork dish?

Pulled pork slow cooker recipe:


1 tbsp Kosher salt
1 tsp freshly ground pepper
2 tsp onion powder
2 cloves garlic
1 3 -to-4-pound boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat
1/2 cup dry white wine

Barbecue sauce and coleslaw optional


Put pork shoulder in crock pot and pour white wine over pork. Make small incision inbto shoulder and insert garlic into pork. Add salt, pepper, and onion powder.

Cook several hours in slow cooker until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
Remove from slow cooker and allow to cool to handle. With two forks pull apart pork and separate into another dish.

This is your basic pulled pork recipe! Add flavors such as BBQ sauce for flavoring!


List of the leanest meats

More and more people are looking of healthier ways to adjust their diet that won’t necessarily cut back on taste. One easy way to do this is to adjust the fat content of the meat in your diet, here are a few tips of how to eat meat with less fat and a list of the leanest meats.

Tip for a meal with less fat:

Trim the fat! Whether you are cooking a brisket or chicken, if you trim the excess fat off of the piece of meat you will benefit from not having to inject it upon consumption. An easy way to do this is after preparation. Be sure to carefully cut off any fat that might be on the cut of meat.

Leaner Meats:

Chicken: The leanest part of the chicken is the white meat (breast), however, without the skin is optimal.

Beef: Chuck, sirloin, and tenderloin, are the leaner parts of the beef. (Ref: MayoClinic)

The leanest of all meats!

According to the leanest meat available for consumption is Bison, containing less fat than skinless white meat. However, not everybody likes to each this type of meat and it can be hard to find.