Category Archives: chicken

Crock Pot Ranchero Chicken

Date: February 9th, 2015 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/12/08/crock-pot-ranchero-chicken/ Time to table: 45 minutes for the sauce, prepared one day earlier. 30 minutes prep time after the chicken cooked in the crock pot all day. Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: Used chicken thighs instead … Continue reading

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Chicken Apple Salad

Date: December 7th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/10/02/harvest-apple-salad-with-grilled-chicken-and-candied-pecans/ Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner for all of us, lunch for me for 2 more days (depends on the amount of greens you have I guess) Modifications: Feeling lazy tonight after getting our Christmas tree, so we … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice Casserole

Date: November 17th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/11/03/salsa-verde-chicken-and-rice-casserole/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: Dinner + lunch leftovers Modifications: I used two cups of dry rice, the recipe didn’t specify if you should start with two cups, or end up with two cups, but I had way … Continue reading

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Tomato Meatball Soup

Date: October 30, 2014 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2014/09/24/tomato-soup-with-chicken-pesto-meatballs-and-pasta/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 6 adults Modifications: I used a very large onion, 2 carrots, and 3 stalks celery, and I think we also had more meatballs because I just used some pesto from the … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

Not exactly the most appealing picture, forgot to take one before dinner was completely over. Date: October 9, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2014/09/cheesy-baked-shells-with-broccoli-and.html Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 30 minutes baking Servings: 8-10 adults Modifications: None Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Chicken Quinoa Bowls

Date: September 9th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/01/06/thai-peanut-chicken-quinoa-bowls/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: One dinner and an adult lunch Modifications: Substituted peas for the edamame because it was easier and used cashews instead of peanuts because we already had some. Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: … Continue reading

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jalapeño cheddar chicken burgers with guacamole

Date: August 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/10/jalapeno-cheddar-chicken-burgers-with-guacamole/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: Four burgers Modifications: Nothing, actually, I followed the recipe rather closely for once. Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Like, eventually Luke: Dislike Notes: Once Annie actually tried these, she liked them, but both kids were … Continue reading

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Barbecued Chicken

Date: June 8th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/08/07/barbecued-chicken/ Time to table: 90 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers + left over chicken Modifications: I used a package of thighs and a package of  drum sticks, since they didn’t have a whole cut up chicken. Both … Continue reading

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Key West Grilled Chicken with Cilantro-Lime Cauliflower Rice

Date: May 27th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2012/06/25/key-west-grilled-chicken-with-cilantro-lime-cauliflower-rice/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers Modifications: None, actually Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: A little time consuming for a weeknight meal, but I made the mango salsa a little earlier, … Continue reading

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Chicken Taco Salad

Date: May 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2013/07/chicken-taco-salad/ Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 4 salads Modifications: Lots – I knew the kids wouldn’t eat plain avocado and tomatoes, so I made guacamole instead (just avocado, red onion, tomatoes, cilantro). We used chicken thighs. Just sauteed … Continue reading

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