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Easy fajita chicken recipe in a crockpot

This simple and healthy recipe makes for a wonderful fiesta.
→ difficulty: easy | serves: 4


  • 3-4 chicken breasts or 5-6 thighs (breasts are better in this recipe)
  • 1 cup of salsa of choice (look for no artificial ingredients or sugar or make your own)
  • 2 teaspoons each of onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin—or more to taste
  • Optional if serving as a salad: lettuce or spinach, tomatoes, avocado, sour cream, salsa


  • Put chicken in slow cooker and sprinkle with spices.
  • Pour salsa over the chicken.
  • Cook on low for 7-8 hours (check after 5 hours as temp can vary a lot) until tender.
  • Shred with forks before serving.
  • When done, let cool slightly and serve over salad with desired toppings or use alone.

About the author

Jaime Alonso, Certified Health Coach

I received my initial training and certification as a wellness coach at Spencer Institute. I then continued my training as a health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge health coach training program. During my training, I studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovating coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. My teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, director of The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willet, chair of nutrition at Harvard University; Geenan Roth, best-selling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.

My responsibility at TNT is to help you create a “sustainable” lifestyle change. Meeting you where you are in your journey and equipping you with practical tools to grow and learn new strategies; teaching you how to shop and meal plan; helping you create new ideas; and learning how to go out to eat are a few of the hands-on lessons you receive. I teach you how to life well for life!

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