Weeknight Meal Crunch: Slow Cooker Cran-Apple Chicken

When the cooler weather comes in the crockpot comes out in my house! I love slow cookers as you can throw everything in, set it on low in the morning, and it’s ready to go when you come home from work. This cran-apple chicken is a clean recipe (as long as you buy high quality, organic ingredients) yet it’s still delicious! We paired it with a salad and rosemary bread.

Shopping List/Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 green apple (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice or cider

Place chicken in slow cooker

chicken

Sprinkle with cranberries and apples

chicken 2

Mix brown sugar and apple juice, then pour over chicken and fruit

Cover and cook on low hear for 6-8 hours

The fruit packs a bunch of flavor, so as you’re plating the chicken be sure to slather it on top. (Please excuse my after plate picture! I  was so excited to start eating after I smelt it cooking all day I almost forgot to take a picture.)

Approx. Nutrition info: 190 calories, 27g protein, 13g carbs, 3g fat, 2g fiber

 

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