Summer Chicken Salad (GF)

Summer Chicken Salad

This summer salad is light and refreshing and works for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: 3-1/2 cup seasoned chicken breasts, cooked and chopped 1 small zucchini, diced into small cubes 2/3 cup assorted color cherry tomatoes, halved ½ avocado, diced ½ bunch asparagus, roasted & chopped (click here for a great recipe for roasted asparagus) 1-2 scallions/green onions, diced 1/3 … [Read more...]

Slow-Cooker Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken and Vegetable Soup

This easy to assemble, gluten free soup, has great flavor and can be easily be modified based on your preferences.  If you don’t eat soup in the summer (we obviously do), you’ll definitely want to make it in the fall. Oh, and be sure to read about how I changed it.  My changes made it easier and a bit cheaper. Ingredients: ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 4 boneless, … [Read more...]

Three-Herb Chicken

three herb chicken

My family isn’t a fan of bone-in chicken or any other piece except the chicken breast but I thought this recipe sounded good.  However, grilling didn’t end up being an option so I used chicken breasts instead and cooked them in the oven.  I still plan to try this as written, but in the meantime, it was also very good the way I did it. Ingredients: ½ cup vegetable oil ½ cup lime juice 2 … [Read more...]

Italian Chicken-Lentil Soup

Italian Chicken-Lentil Soup

I wasn’t sure about putting soup on my menu since the weather’s getting warmer, but as it turned out, it was COLD the day I made this so it was perfect! Ingredients 4 medium carrots, sliced (2 cups) 1 medium zucchini, chopped (2 cups) 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 cup dried lentils (8 ounces), sorted, rinsed 4-1/2 cups chicken broth ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 lb … [Read more...]

Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup

Lemon Chicken & Rice Soup

Yes, another soup.  I told you we like soups at our house!  I will definitely be making this one again but it was a bit too lemony for us.  One small change and it will be perfect.  But if you like lemon, you’ll love it just the way it is. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds skinless chicken breasts, cut into ½-inch pieces 5 cans (14-1/2 oz. each) chicken broth 8 cups … [Read more...]

Chicken Taco Casserole

Chicken Taco Casserole

My family loves Mexican food so I frequently try new Mexican recipes.  I actually saw this one in an ad in Food Network magazine.  It looked good I wanted to try it.  It did not disappoint. Ingredients: 4 cup shredded cooked chicken (1) 2 cans (10-3/4 ounce each) cream of chicken soup (2) 1 cup light sour cream 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained 1 can … [Read more...]

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

The picture does not do this recipe justice.  I actually forgot to take a picture before we ate dinner (when it looked so pretty on the plate) and then I had to hurry before the rest of the chicken was eaten.  We really loved this dish! Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 lbs) 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 tablespoon water ½ cup dry bread crumbs (any flavor) … [Read more...]