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December 4, 2018

This is a throwback to one of my first ever "recipe creations". It was my start to veering away from following strict recipes and instructions and coming up with my own concoctions! I originally posted the recipe on the Vitality blog in 2016. I had forgotten about the recipe until recently and decided to bring it back into rotation this week. 

Although I haven't tried it, I am thinking that you could easily replace the chicken breast with pork loin! Make a large batch to serve to a crowd or enjoy as leftovers throughout the week. 

I have been enjoying this recipe post-workout alongside some rice and cauliflower "rice" for extra veggies and volume. This carbohydrate containing meal with the rice and maple syrup is welcomed after a tough workout. 

If you make this recipe, be sure to tag me on Instagram @vitaitynutrition_ or Facebook so I can see your creations!



10 Servings (125g each)


Nutrition Facts



Protein: 23g


Fat: 1g


Carbohydrates: 11g


  • 1000g chicken, raw (about 7 chicken breasts)
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar or chicken broth
  • 300g Granny Smith apples, sliced (2 apples)
  • 150g onion, sliced (1 onion)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • Dash of salt


  1. Place all of the ingredients in the slow cooker or Instant Pot.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. If using the Instant Pot, set it to "poultry" and pressure cook for 35 minutes.
  3. Divide into 10 servings.
  4. Serve on rice or cauliflower "rice" (or a combination of both!). You can also add it to wraps or salads! 

Search "Vitality Nutrition Cinnamon Apple Chicken" to log the recipe in MyFitnessPal.