In this episode:
1. My progress: Coming back from vacation
2. A Kitchen Tip: Using the slow cooker or crock pot to prepare chicken for the week
Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken
Cook the following ingredients for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low in a slow cooker, until chicken is cooked through and tender.
7 chicken breasts, raw and seasoned with salt and pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 celery stalks
4 carrot sticks
1 onion or shallot, peeled and halved
4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
2 bottles wheat beer, such as Blue Moon
2 cups chicken stock
1 chipotle pepper (optional)
3. An unexpected motivational moment comes from a shopping trip.