Cilantro Black Eyed Peas


  • 1 bag of dried black eyed peas, about a pound or less
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 pound of fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 c. coconut flour
  • water


In a slow cooker, prepare the black eyed peas after rinsing the peas. Place them in the slow cooker and add water to about half way to fill cooker. Making sure that it covers the peas completely. Cook the peas for about 5-6 hours on low.

When the peas get almost at the end of the 5 hour mark, prepare the green beans and cilantro. When it’s been at least 5  hours, add the green beans to cooker  and stir. Add the Cilantro to the top but do not stir, cook for and additional 2-3 hours. just before ready to serve about 10-15 minutes, place the cooker on warm if you have that option or turn heat off, and stir the cilantro in while adding the flour.  Let sit till ready to serve and they will have a creamy sauce and a wonderful flavor. The green beans will still be fresh and crunchy.

Roasted Chicken and Spaghetti Squash


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In a spray oiled glass dish bake the chicken seasoned with the bacon flavoring on 350 for 25-30 minutes or till chicken is done. When the chicken is done, use and fork and knife and cut chicken up into bite size pieces.

Cut a spaghetti squash in half and bake on a cookie sheet for 25-30 minutes on 350 degrees.

Cook frozen green beans according to directions on pkg.

Once both the squash and the chicken are done, scrape one half of the squash into the dish with the chicken with a fork. Stir in the beans that are drained and toss all together, sprinkle with some more seasoning if desired. Serve.

If needed place into the oven and warm back up for about 15-20 minutes on 350 degrees.

Serves 3-4

Chicken Ala No King

Chicken a la King variation, from past memory of a t.v. dinner



In a slow cooker place your frozen breasts and season with tarragon, parsley, cilantro, house seasoning.  Cook on high for about 3 hours.

At the 3 hour mark, in a small bowl, whisk together milk and flour till well blended.  Pour into slow cooker and cook with chicken for another 1-2 hours on high.

Stir chicken and cream sauce, add vegetables and cook for another hour on high or on low till ready to serve.