Special Diets | 1 June 2016Grain-Free Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken Tacos Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Celiac Awareness Month is almost over and we’ve saved the best recipe for last. Remeber that awesome grain-free homemade tortilla recipe from yesterday’s post? Well, we’ve got the perfect filling from The Best Grain-Free Family Meals on the Planet. This slow-cooker salsa chicken could be used for a bunch of different meals, but pair perfectly with delicious homemade tortillas. We can guarantee this recipe will be a crowd-pleaser. (Especially if you serve them in this taco truck!) Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken * DAIRY-FREE * EGG-FREE * NUT-FREE The easiest way to pull off taco night—or any night you need a quick meal—guaranteed! Plus, cleanup is a breeze and the kids will cheer when these are on the menu … what’s not to love? 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups (520 g) Homemade Salsa (recipe follows) To a slow cooker, add the chicken and cover it with the salsa. Toss to combine and cover the cooker with the lid. Cook for 4 hours on high or for 6 to 8 hours on low, or until the chicken shreds easily with a fork. Shred the chicken in the slow cooker and toss with cooking liquid until everything is thoroughly combined. YIELD: 6 servings Laura’s Tip This recipe makes the perfect protein to tuck inside a Grain-Free Tortilla, top a sweet potato, or add to a salad Homemade Salsa * DAIRY-FREE * EGG-FREE * NUT-FREE Looking for an easy salsa recipe that tastes just as good as those you enjoy in restaurants? Look no further. This recipe is super easy, and kids will love it, too, since it has just the right amount of spice. Try it with Plantain Chips. Dip in and enjoy! 1 can (14.5 ounces, or 410 g) fire-roasted tomatoes, with juices 1 can (14.5 ounces, or 410 g) petite diced tomatoes, with juices 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1 or 2 jalapeño peppers, stemmed and seeded 3 garlic cloves, peeled 11/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt Juice of 1 lime ¹?3 cup (5 g) chopped fresh cilantro To a blender or food processor, add the fire-roasted tomatoes, diced tomatoes, onion, jalapeños, garlic, cumin, salt, lime juice, and cilantro, in the order listed. Pulse to combine and then blend on medium speed, gradually increasing to high speed until the texture is nearly smooth. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. Keep leftovers refrigerated for up to 1 week. YIELD: 4 cups (950 ml) Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Cook One Meal for the Whole Family! Are you looking for healthy, grain-free meals that your entire family will love? Meals made with wholesome, easy-to-find ingredients that are easy make? With the recipes in this book, you’ll know you’re cooking kid-approved, nutritious meals! The Best Grain-Free Family Meals on the Planet is full of simple, creative recipes for the entire family. Written by author and grain-free mama Laura Fuentes, you’ll find more than 170 recipes for delicious, healthy, allergy-free meals that can satisfy big and little appetites alike. Here are just a few of the recipes you’ll find inside: Grain-Free Breakfast Cookies Sweet Potato Morning Scramble Veggie Falafels Honey Chicken Lettuce Cups Pizza Mini Quiches Raspberry-Glazed BBQ Ribs Coconut Shrimp with Tropical Rice Parmesan-Green Bean Fries Cherry Cobbler Coconut-Brownie Bites Whether you’re Paleo, primal, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, or just want to try something new, you’ll find endless ways to create simple, delicious meals with The Best Grain-Free Family Meals on the Planet! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.