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This gradual cooker bird enchilada soup is made in partnership with Cans Get You Cooking as a part of a sponsored possibility with mother It forward. All evaluations are my very own.


This enchilada soup is my kind of recipe, I’ve made it inside the gradual cooker and at the stove top. essentially you just throw some easy ingredients in the pot and permit it cook dinner for a few hours.

Plus each ingredient is literally some thing I constantly preserve handy in my pantry, with some of my favourite canned items, hen breast, minced garlic and salt. You’ll want canned black beans, corn, diced tomatoes (I used fireplace roasted to add some taste), diced green chiles, chicken broth, and enchilada sauce.



  • 2 large chicken breasts raw and thawed
  • 1 10 oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 14 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 oz can corn drained
  • 1 4-7 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 14 oz can chicken broth
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt

Optional Toppings:

  • chopped cilantro
  • tortilla strips
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • avocado


  1. Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  2. Cook on high for 3-4 hours, or on low for 5-6 hours (or until chicken is cooked through)
  3. Use two forks to shred chicken.
  4. Serve hot with toppings, if desired.


Learn how to cook dinner spaghetti squash within the oven with these easy Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Squash Boats with chook. This wholesome filled spaghetti squash recipe is a keto, low-carb, and gluten-free dinner recipe for those busy weeknights.

Tis the season for big spaghetti squash loaded with yummy sauce and hen!!  have you visible all the “gourd”-geous squash at your grocery keep currently?  Acorn squash, spaghetti squash, and pumpkins are taking up the scene.  So what better to do than to make a few Spinach Artichoke Spaghetti Sqash Boats?!


We have a love-hate relationship with dairy in our residence.  Cohl and i both love to consume dairy, because it tastes so darn proper, however then turn out to be hating it after we've eaten.  For me it is tummy problems and for him, it's far a sniffle assault and he gets extremely congested.

A number of the recipes you'll discover right here on the site are not a hundred% dairy loose, but I do use some substitutions wherein flavor will no longer be affected.  as an example… Almond milk turned into utilized in location of normal milk for the sauce within the spinach artichoke spaghetti squash boats.  In all honesty, I do now not suppose you could tell a chunk of distinction!


Spaghetti Squash:

  • 1 large spaghetti squash cut in half, seeds removed
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • ½ t. salt
  • ¼ t. pepper


  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1 lb. chicken cubed
  • ¾ t. salt
  • ¼ t. pepper


  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 T. butter or olive oil
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • ½ c. milk or almond milk
  • ½ c. chicken broth
  • 3 T. cream cheese
  • 1/3 c. Greek yogurt
  • ½ - 1 t. salt to taste
  • 1- 15- oz. can artichoke hearts drained and quartered
  • 2 c. fresh spinach packed
  • ½ - 1 c. Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Parsley fresh (optional)
  • Parmesan cheese optional

For the Spaghetti Squash:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut one large spaghetti squash in half, lengthwise. Discard seeds.
  3. Drizzle 1 T. olive oil in each half of the squash and sprinkle with equal amounts salt and pepper.
  4. Place, face-down, on a parchment paper or aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.
  5. Roast squash in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until squash is tender and shreds easily with a fork.

For the Chicken:

  1. Drizzle 2 T. olive oil in a large skillet. Place cubed chicken, salt and pepper into skillet and cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Remove chicken and set aside.

For the Sauce:

  1. Once chicken is removed, in the same skillet place butter and garlic. Saute for 1-2 minutes or until garlic is golden brown.
  2. Add cornstarch to the butter and garlic and reduce heat to low. Whisk until a thick paste forms.
  3. Slowly add milk and chicken broth over the course of 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add cream cheese, Greek yogurt and salt to taste. Stir to combine.
  5. Add artichoke hearts and spinach. Stir to combine and let simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add chicken and let heat through for an additional 5 minutes.

For the Assembly:

  1. Once spaghetti squash halves are done baking, remove from oven and shred insides with a fork to form spaghetti “noodles.”
  2. Fill each half with equal parts of the spinach artichoke and chicken mixture, making sure to pull up the noodles so the sauce spreads out evenly.
  3. Top both halves with equal amounts of Mozzarella cheese.
  4. Set oven to High Broil.
  5. Broil spaghetti squash halves for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese just starts to bubble and turns a light golden brown.
  6. Top stuffed spaghetti squash halves with parsley and Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!


The exceptional fowl cacciatore in a rich and rustic sauce with chook falling off the bone is straightforward italian comfort meals at its satisfactory!

Actual chook Cacciatore is an Italian classic, and you’ll never get a extra succulent domestic cooked meal than this recipe! easy to make and loved by means of the entire circle of relatives, Cacciatore aromas fill your complete residence with comfort and warmth because it chefs itself at the stove or within the oven!

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Cacciatore way hunter in Italian, and alla cacciatora translates to a  ‘hunter-style’ meal with chicken (or rabbit), onions, tomatoes, herbs, veggies, and usually wine or vinegar.

That is one of these recipes i discovered years in the past in an antique, tattered Italian cookbook. whenever I’d remake it through the years, I’d adjust some thing in it to in the end reach a cacciatore recipe so ideal, it’s one recipe your complete circle of relatives will look ahead too!

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe


  • 6 skinless chicken thighs bone-in
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (more if needed )
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic (or 8 cloves)
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper (capsicum), diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper (capsicum), diced medium
  • 1 large carrot peeled and sliced
  • 10 oz (300g) mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives
  • 8 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tablespoons each freshly chopped parsley and basil plus more to garnish
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 28 oz (820g) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 7 oz (200g) Roma tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. 
  2. Heat oil in a heavy cast iron skillet. Fry the onion until transparent (about 3-4 minutes) then add in the garlic and sauté until fragrant (about 30 seconds). 
  3. Add the peppers, carrot, mushrooms and herbs; sauté for 5 minutes until vegetables are beginning to soften.
  4. Add the chicken and sear on both sides until golden (occasionally mix the vegetables around the chicken in the pan so they don't stick).
  5. Pour in the wine; allow to simmer and reduce down (about 5-6 minutes).
  6. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, Roma tomatoes and chill flakes. Season with salt and pepper to your tastes. Continue to cook over stove top OR in the oven following the instructions below.


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together; cover with lid, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer (while stirring occasionally) for 30-40 minutes or until the meat is falling off the bone. Add in the olives, allow to simmer for a further 10 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.


  1. Transfer the covered skillet to a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) and cook for 50 minutes. Remove the lid and cook for an additional 20 minutes until the chicken is tender and falling off the bone, and the sauce has reduced down.


Garlic chicken and toasted potato gnocchi come together in a fresh rosemary lemon cream sauce for this Rosemary Lemon fowl Gnocchi. that is comfort meals at its greatest. It’s one of these food that’s brief and clean sufficient to make for your own family on a busy weeknight, however splendid sufficient to serve while you want to vastly impress your visitors. It’s shiny, and fresh, and complete of flavor!

Right here are all of the suitable flavors we’ve got happening in this scrumptious one-pot dinner: Rosemary, lemon, garlic, chook, parmesan, gnocchi, chicken broth, cream, onions, and petite sweet peas.

Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi

You’ll additionally need the juice and zest of 1 lemon. I went ahead and measured out the hen broth, then added the lemon juice and zest without delay into the broth. if you want to skip this step and use save-offered lemon juice, that is definitely exceptional with me! You’ll want 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice.

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium-excessive warmth. while the butter is melted and foamy, swirl to coat the bottom of the pan, then upload the chicken in a single layer and cook dinner for 5 mins till golden, flipping as soon as halfway through. do away with the chook to a plate, and add the gnocchi immediately from the bundle to the skillet. Toast over medium-excessive warmness, stirring to toss now and again, until the gnocchi is golden and toasted, about 5-7 mins. (come what may I missed a image of this step!)

Rosemary Lemon Chicken Gnocchi

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (16 oz) package potato gnocchi
  • 2 cups diced onion (about 1 whole onion)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • juice + zest of 1 lemon (about 2-3 tablespoons juice)
  • 1 cup petite sweet peas, frozen
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Reduce chicken into bite-sized pieces (about 1-inch cubes). Season generously with salt and pepper. melt 2 tablespoons butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium-excessive heat. add the hen in a single layer and cook for five mins, till golden brown, flipping once midway through. remove the hen to a plate. upload the gnocchi immediately from the package deal into the skillet. Toast the gnocchi, stirring every now and then to toss, until gnocchi is toasted and golden brown, approximately 5 minutes. dispose of to the plate with the chook.
  2. In the equal skillet, soften the closing 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. add the onions and cook, stirring from time to time, until onions are golden brown, about 5-7 mins. turn warmness to low and add the garlic and rosemary. Stir to mix till garlic is aromatic, approximately 30 seconds.
  3. Upload the fowl broth, lemon juice, zest, and gnocchi and bring to a boil. cover, then lessen heat to medium-low and simmer for five mins until gnocchi is soft.
  4. Stir within the peas, cream, parmesan cheese, and lots of salt and pepper to flavor. Stir within the chicken till heated through, approximately 2 mins. Serve and garnish with extra parmesan cheese if desired. revel in!


This hen and sweet Corn Soup recipe is brief and smooth to make at the stovetop or inside the instant Pot, it’s complete of protein and greens and it’s obviously gluten-loose, and it is sooo comforting and delicious.

Some weeks in the past whilst i used to be coming down with a chilly, i found myself yearning each fowl soup and my all-time favorite egg drop soup.  So, I determined to head unfashionable and fire up a batch of soup that mixes the first-class of both worlds…


Nicely for those of you unfamiliar with this one, fowl and candy corn soup is basically egg drop soup made with greater chicken, corn and veggies.  And while made with my preferred broth, that's seasoned gently with ginger, garlic and sesame oil, this simple soup is distinctly flavorful and delicious.  And while thickened with those stunning egg ribbons and loaded up with conventional fowl soup substances?  nicely, I’m convinced that this soup is set as comforting because it receives.

So in case you’re at the hunt for a new hen soup this season, or in case you’re feeling beneath the climate and are in want or some warm and secure comfort food, snatch your soup pot (or immediate Pot) and permit’s make a quick batch together.  I suppose you’re going to love it.



  • 8 cups good-quality chicken stock or vegetable stock, divided
  • 3 cups diced or shredded cooked chicken breasts (about 1 pound chicken)
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced with the white and green parts divided
  • 2 medium carrots, finely diced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can whole kernel corn
  • 1 (15 ounce) can creamed corn (or see alternative below)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 6 large eggs, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper

STOVETOP directions:

  1. In a massive stockpot, stir together 7 cups inventory, chicken, ginger, garlic powder, the white elements of the green onions, carrots, whole kernel corn and creamed corn till blended.  warmth over medium heat until the soup reaches a simmer.  Then reduce warmth to medium-low, cowl and simmer for approximately 10 minutes, or until the carrots have softened.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk collectively the remaining 1 cup stock and cornstarch until combined.  Stir the aggregate into the soup and cook for 1 minute, or till the soup has thickened.
  3. the use of a spoon, begin to swirl the soup slowly in a continuous motion.  Then whilst you're nevertheless swirling the soup, drizzle the eggs into the soup in a regular flow.  the new broth will right away cook dinner the eggs, and they'll form the ones beautiful egg ribbons.
  4. add in the toasted sesame oil, and stir to combine.  Then flavor the soup, and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  5. Serve heat, sprinkled with the remaining inexperienced parts of the green onions.

instant POT (stress COOKER) guidelines:

  1. in the bowl of an instantaneous Pot, stir collectively 7 cups inventory, bird, ginger, garlic powder, the white parts of the inexperienced onions, carrots, complete kernel corn and creamed corn until mixed.  location the lid at the instantaneous Pot and set the valve to “Sealing.”  Then strain prepare dinner on excessive for 8 minutes, followed via a quick release.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk collectively the last 1 cup stock and cornstarch till mixed.  Stir the aggregate into the soup and prepare dinner for 1 minute, or till the soup has thickened.
  3. the usage of a spoon, begin to swirl the soup slowly in a continuous motion.  Then at the same time as you are nonetheless swirling the soup, drizzle the eggs into the soup in a regular flow.  the new broth will right away cook dinner the eggs, and they'll form those stunning egg ribbons.
  4. add within the toasted sesame oil, and stir to mix.  Then flavor the soup, and season with salt and pepper as wanted.
  5. Serve warm, sprinkled with the remaining green parts of the inexperienced onions.


Do you ever look at your life and wonder simply the way you got here to be wherein you're nowadays?

I had one of these moments within the kitchen this beyond week when i was making this bird parmesan baked ziti.


Granted, any baked pasta dish usually brings me lower back to my university days while my roommates and that i basically lived on pasta bakes night after night time after superb night time.  i can relatively recall my 20-yr-old self, status over a boiling pot of water, cautiously reading the commands on the again of that $1 package of cheap ziti, putting the oven timer for but many mins the bundle prescribed, no longer having a clue what “al dente” surely intended.

But every time that timer went off, i might dutifully drain the pasta and toss it anything jarred spaghetti sauce we had in the pantry and a bag of mozzarella shredded cheese, and pa it inside the oven to bake.



  • 12 ounces DeLallo penne ziti (or any pasta shape)
  • 2 cups shredded, cooked chicken (about 2 small chicken breasts)
  • 1 (25 ounce) jar DeLallo Pomodoro Fresco Tomato-Basil Sauce (pasta sauce)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (I used 2% low fat)
  • 1/3 cup freshly-grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 375 levels F.
  2. cook the pasta al dente in a massive stockpot of generously-salted boiling in step with package deal instructions. Drain. return pasta to the stockpot and add chook and tomato sauce. lightly toss to mix till the pasta is evenly lined.
  3. Pour 1/2 of the pasta into a greased 11×7-inch or nine×thirteen-inch baking dish. Sprinkle calmly with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, half of the Parmesan cheese and half of the basil. Layer the closing half of of the pasta evenly on pinnacle. Sprinkle evenly with the ultimate half of cup of mozzarella cheese.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes till the cheese is melted and just slightly begins to show golden. do away with and sprinkle without delay with the last Parmesan cheese and clean basil. Serve heat.


Tacky firecracker baked chook taquitos are a healthier alternative to their shop sold sidekicks! packed with gooey, highly spiced cheese, corn, chook and peppers, they may be fantastic crispy way to a brief bake within the oven!

Please inform me you gobbled the ones bird and cheese taquitos when you were younger? those that pop out a freezer and had been made for sleepovers or afternoons snacks after college.


I don’t think there has been each a time while a container of these weren’t hiding in our freezer. They were life savors and were a party on a plate to a group of high schoolers. Slap a bit bowl of salsa down with those and a endless bowl of chips. And we had been happy campers.

At the same time as I would really like to relive those birthday celebration moments, i have decided to brew up my personal batch. and that i obsessing over their substitute. Obsessing. Gooey cheese. Juicy chook. And highly spiced peppers all wrapped in a  tortilla this is ultra crispy.  Don’t fear, there's no fryer in sight. those toddlers are baked; making them a lot discern pleasant!  Or just every other motive to grab two (or five…) more truly.



  • 1 cup shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup whole kernel sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 roasted poblano pepper, diced (or 1 4 oz can diced green chiles)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 10 Small whole wheat flour tortillas (gluten free or white if you like those better)

Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Sabra’s Greek Style Ranch Dip
  • 1/2 cup Sabra Guacamole


  1. Preheat oven to 425 stages. Grease  massive baking sheets generously with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, blend the hen, corn, black beans, tomatoes, poblano pepper, cilantro, cumin, salt and pepper.
  3. Lay out a tortilla on a flat workspace. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the fowl aggregate down the middle of the tortilla. Then top with a bit of cheese.
  4. Roll up the tortilla to form the taquitos, then place it at the organized baking sheet, seam-facet down. Repeat with the last components until all your taquitos are prepared.
  5. Spray the top of every tortilla with baking spray (this could help crisp them up).
  6. place in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 mins, or until the tortillas are crispy. Serve without delay with the dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce:

  1. meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, add the ranch dip and guacamole. mix nicely and serve with taquitos.


Mexican road Tacos are one of my favourite meals! This model consists of marinated grilled chook thighs and creamy avocados. They’re brimming with shiny flavors and they’re so smooth to make. I regularly serve those tacos to visitors and they constantly get compliments!

Mexican road Tacos with Flavorful Grilled chicken
I like this fowl taco recipe now not handiest due to the fact they flavor extraordinary, but additionally as it’s one of these easy to throw together recipes and you can additionally get a head begin it a few hours in advance with the marinating.


In case you need to move all out, you may serve them with carne asada tacos as well. i like getting every type while i am getting them on the road in Mexico or in restaurants, so considered one of nowadays I’m going to feel formidable and make all 3 right away (chicken, carne asada and carnitas).

I wager so one can simply should be the menu for my next birthday celebration. That feels like a fantastic plan in particular considering it’s finally beginning to heat up once more.



  • 1 1/2 lbs trimmed boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For serving
  • 12 mini corn taco shells, warmed (double up if desired)
  • 1 large avocado, cored and sliced
  • 1 small red or yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for serving (optional)


  1. add chicken to a gallon length resealable bag. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin chili powder, cilantro, 1 tsp salt and 3/four tsp pepper.
  2. Pour mixture over chicken in bag then seal bag whilst liberating an trapped air. Rub marinade over hen. switch to fridge and permit to marinate at least 1 hour and up to six hours
  3. Preheat a grill over medium-high warmth (it have to come to 425 - 450 tiers). 
  4. remove hen from marinade and grill until hen has cooked through , turning once midway via grilling, about five - 6 minutes in line with side (thickest center need to register 165 and thighs should be slightly charred). 
  5. switch to a plate, cover with foil and let rest five mins.
  6. cube grilled chook into cubes. Sprinkle chicken over 1 or 2 tortillas according to taco then upload an avocado slice, diced fowl, onions and cilantro. 
  7. Serve heat, spritzing every taco with lime juice and drizzling with hot sauce.

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