Caprese Chicken with Bacon

Caprese Chicken with Bacon

Wow!  This was amazingly delicious and easy and I will definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 8 bacon strips 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) (1) 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 plum tomatoes, sliced (2) 6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced (3) 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions: Place bacon in an … [Read more...]

Crispy Rosemary Chicken & Fries

Crispy Rosemary Chicken & Fries

This one-pan meal was easy to make and tasted great!  The chicken was tasty and the fries were delicious. Ingredients: 8 bone-in chicken thighs (3 pounds) (1) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried crumbled rosemary 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1-1/2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 6 small red potatoes, quartered (2) 3 … [Read more...]

Asian Chicken & Vegetables in Foil Packets

Asian Chicken Packets

This chicken and vegetable recipe was a hit at our house and so easy to make. Ingredients: 4 large scallions, trimmed 1 large carrot, peeled 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets (5 oz. each), pounded ½ inch thick (1) 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar (2) 1 tablespoon rice … [Read more...]

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s COLD here in the Midwest so I thought some soup sounded good.  I don’t have as many choices as I used to since I have to avoid dairy, gluten, onion and garlic.  But I found this one and it hit the spot. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 (32-ounce) carton chicken broth (check for gluten) 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup chopped onion (1) ½ cup chopped celery (1) 1 medium carrot, chopped … [Read more...]

Chicken Piccata Pasta

Chicken Piccata Pasta

Another great new recipe for the recipe box.  Easy to make and delicious. Ingredients: 8 ounces multigrain spaghetti (1) 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped 1 lemon, zested and juiced (about 1 tbsp. zest and 2 tbsp. juice) 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts Kosher salt and pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and … [Read more...]

3 Easier Ways to Shred Chicken than With 2 Forks!

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Raise your hand if you HATE shredding chicken with two forks!  I use a LOT of shredded chicken and I got sick of shredding it the old-fashioned way.  It was time consuming and hurt my hands.  That’s why I was EXCITED BEYOND BELIEF when several years ago I discovered that you can shred chicken quickly and easily with some of your ordinary kitchen tools. I’ve written about this before, but just … [Read more...]

Sautéed Chicken Cutlets & Bacon Brown Butter Roasted Broccoli

Sauteed chicken cutlets & Bacon Brown Butter Roasted Broccoli

I didn’t have high hopes for this chicken recipe - I was sure it would be plain and boring but it was actually very good.  I will definitely be making it again.  The broccoli recipe was delicious, too!  Of course, it had bacon! Sautéed Chicken Cutlets Directions: Slice chicken breasts (I used chicken tenders) in half horizontally.  Season with salt, pepper and sauté in olive oil over medium … [Read more...]