This easy recipe cooks up a wonderful sauce along with the chicken. I usually serve it with broccoli and rice.

Ingredients:

6 boneless chicken breasts, skinned and cut into strips
2 10 3/4 ounce cans cream of chicken soup
1 10 3/4 ounce can cheddar cheese soup
2 teaspoons garlic powder (or minced garlic)

Directions:

Wash chicken and place in bottom of slow cooker. Mix soups and garlic in a medium bowl; pour over chicken pieces and cover. Cook on low for 7-8 hours. Season to taste.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

During this holiday season, I look forward to sharing some of my favorite recipes with you. Here is one that fits into the usual format of simple ingredients and preparation.

Ingredients:

1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 can cream-style corn
1 stick butter, melted
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs
1 box Jiffy cornbread mix

Directions:

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into a greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

Macaroni and cheese is a great comfort food and can be served alone or as a side dish. You’ll love the smooth creamy texture and quick preparation time that this recipe offers.

Ingredients:

6 Tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
2 cups uncooked macaroni or pasta
15 ounces Ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
2 1/2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

Spread butter pieces across bottom of slow cooker. Top with macaroni, Ricotta cheese, and shredded cheddar cheese. Mix well. Pour boiling water over mixture, but DO NOT STIR. Cover and cook on low for 2 1/2 – 3 hours.

When recipe completes cooking, stir and then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

This easy lasagna is packed with Italian flavor and fun to make. Serve with slices of garlic bread.

Ingredients:

1 pound lean ground beef, browned and drained
12 ounce package lasagna noodles, cooked, drained, cut in half
32 ounces spaghetti sauce
8-12 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
15 ounces ricotta cheese

Directions:

Layer 1/3 of the spaghetti sauce, 1/3 of the ground beef, 1/3 of the noodles, 1/3 of the ricotta cheese, and 1/3 of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layering with remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

Although the spaghetti has to be boiled as part of the preparation, this is a great recipe that your family is sure to love.

Ingredients:

16 ounces dry spaghetti, cooked according to package directions and drained
1 pound Kielbasa sausage, precooked and sliced
26 ounce jar spaghetti sauce, any flavor you like
16 ounces Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes
10 3/4 ounce can cream of mushroom soup

Directions:

Cook spaghetti and drain. Transfer to large mixing bowl and add all remaining ingredients. Mix well and pour into slow cooker. You may like to spray the interior of the slow cooker with a nonstick cooking spray. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

This sooo easy recipe is absolutely delicious. I usually serve it with Basmatti rice.

Ingredients:

3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into fingers
16 ounce bottle Italian salad dressing
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Directions:

Place chicken fingers in bottom of slow cooker. Pour Italian salad dressing over chicken and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

This recipe makes a delicious filling for tacos or soft tortillas. Serve with sides of shredded cheese, lettuce, onion, and chopped tomatoes.

Ingredients:

3 pound boneless pork roast
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 teaspoon garlic powder
4 ounce can chopped green chilies, drained
1 cup water

Directions:

Place pork roast in bottom of slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients together and pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Break pork apart with a large fork while still in slow cooker.

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N. Rene West
Fembellish Journal

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