What a beautiful weekend! I love September weekends that keep that summer vibe going. I think of them as an extra little gift from mother nature. We try to get up to VT at least once a month off ski season. Thankfully this was the weekend we had planned to go up this month. We had such a great day Saturday just the four of us including hiking on Okemo, lunch with a view, maple cremees, relaxing in the sun at Buttermilk Falls and ending the day with dinner outside. I was so sad when we had to come home yesterday.
Now back to reality… We have another week of crazy evening schedules, but fear not, I have some easy recipes on deck for dinner.
Italian Sausage & “Rice” Bake (GF & Paleo w/ suggested changes): I’ll be loosely referring to this recipe. Last week I substituted cauliflower rice for brown rice in a stuffed sweet pepper recipe. I’m thinking I can do the same thing with this. I have other changes in mind as well. Stay tuned… I think it’s a brand new recipe in the making.
Roasted Chicken w/ Balsamic, Honey & Tomatoes (GF & Paleo): I picked up a couple pints of tomatoes at a Farmer’s Market on the way home from VT Sunday for this recipe.
I also have a container in the freezer I’ll take out of some simple slow cooker chicken I whipped up last week.
- Place chicken in slow cooker and top with salsa
- Mix ingredients so chicken is covered
- Place cover on slow cooker and cook on low 6 hours or high for 4 hours
- Approximately one hour prior to serving remove chicken from pot, shred, return to pot, stir and cook on low for an additional hour.