Your Choice: Ground Beef Tortilla Soup Or Chicken Tortilla Soup

Are you looking for a few great meal ideas that you can use to prepare dishes for your family when you simply don't have a lot of time to spend on making dinner? There are a number of great tasting dishes that you can create with your slow cooker, and the best part is they can be ready in just a few simply steps. Here are a couple wonderful meals that your family will enjoy.

In a pan, brown the slow cooker chilli con carne slimming world. You can add a tablespoon o more of the extra virgin olive oil if you're using a non-stick pan. After browning, rinse the beef chilli and let it drain. Set aside.

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Cook a Little Differently - While it would be nice if you could stand outside and barbecue all year long, that time of year has passed. Now is the time to explore your other cooking options. Try using a slow cooker, roasting, or stir-frying. New cooking techniques not only provide you with various ways to prepare delicious meals, but may also help you find new and interesting nutritious recipes.

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To push chilli con carne vegetarian the health value of a bowl of chili up a notch throw in some red and green peppers which are good sources of vitamin C. When you add chili powder, sprinkle in some tumeric too. Not only will it add additional flavor, but you'll get the anti-inflammatory benefits inherent to this spice. Whatever you do, don't turn a healthy bowl of chili into a decadent splurge by adding a dollop of sour cream and sprinkles of cheese. If you need a topping, choose low fat sour cream or low fat yogurt instead. Go light on the salt too. Who needs more sodium?