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...]

Gluten-Free Chicken Gnocchi Soup (GF)

Gluten-Free Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This soup was supposed to be gluten free but gluten-free gnocchi wasn’t available at my store.  I compromised with gluten-free pasta.  Then I noticed it had three cups of dairy (2 cups of milk and 1 cup of half-and-half).  David is lactose intolerant and has been trying to do better about avoiding milk so this wasn’t an awesome recipe to make for him.  I ended up making it anyway and he ate it.  … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan (GF)

Chicken Parmesan (GF)

Of course, you usually think of Chicken Parmesan served over pasta, but since David is eating gluten free, we were pleased to find this recipe that didn’t need pasta. (He does occasionally eat gluten free pasta, but as much as possible, he’s trying to eat products that are naturally gluten free.) Ingredients: For the Parmesan-Herb Blend: (1) 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup … [Read more...]