Not Another Chicken Recipe

We love protein. Shocker. We also love chicken. SHOCKER.

But what happens when you're just not in the mood for another chicken recipe? We hit ya with some pork!

This recipe is from one our favorite clean-eating bloggers, The Gracious Pantry, and is perfect for getting in that back-to-school groove. You'll need a little bit of prep time, but being a crock-pot recipe? It's relatively painless. Wham. Bam. Run around like crazy. Return home just in time for dinner and VIOLA! Dinner is served.

Clean Eating Pork Provencal from The Gracious Pantry


  • 1 T olive oil
  • 4 lb pork butt, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 C chopped tomato
  • 1/2 C chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 C pitted kalamata olives, sliced
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds, sage, & pepper
  • 2 C chicken broth 
  • 2 T chopped fresh parsley

1.) Heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add pork and cook 5 minutes or until browed on all sides.

2.) Arrange onion and bell pepper in a 5-to-7-quart slow cooker; top with pork.

3.) Add tomato, basil, olives, garlic, fennel seeds, salt, pepper, and broth.

4.) Cover and cook on low for 10 hours.

5.) Stir in parsley and serve over cooked brown rice, spinach, field greens, or spaghetti squash.

6.) Enjoy!