Chicken

A Fire, A Kettle, A Dinner

Dad smelling the food
Some things are simple. The best are the things that bring family together. And a lot of the time, those things are edible. Edible things definitely bring family together. Food has been a common gathering place for families since...well...the invention of families....

Easy Paleo Tamales with Shredded Chicken and Salsa Verde

Paleo tamales made with a velvety combination of coconut flour and pumpkin seed flour. It gets its flavor from salsa verde and butter.
It's the holidays and you know what that means. Food! Lots and lots of food. Tamales are a big tradition for my family, but I've started trying to stick more to my paleo diet lately. That means no corn for me. I know, I know, it's utter...

Taking Stock and Stocking Up

Stocking up on wine
I'm honestly not someone who goes grocery shopping very often. But when I do, I buy a boatload of wine. I've told you all about my minor obsession with our sponsor Grocery Outlet, but even a store I love that much doesn't get me in the door more...

3-Ingredient Roasted Sesame Chicken

Sesame chicken roasted in the oven with just 3 ingredients
This sesame chicken is another shortcut recipe that turns out seriously gourmet. I love when I can throw together a couple simple ingredients and create a meal that's worthy of company. Because it's oven-roasted, you get a succulent and moist sesame chicken with...

One Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta with Bacon

One Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta
I have officially combined all the best meal flavors into a single dish. BBQ chicken pasta meets bacon meets your family's super-satisfied mouths. Hearty, carbalicious backyard cookout-style flavor with a smattering of smoky meat. All in about 20 minutes. You're welcome. No-Mess...

Orange Ginger Honey Chicken Wings

Honey chicken wings made with fresh oranges and ginger
There is a Chinese saying that you first eat with your eyes, then your nose, then your mouth. In the case of these savory and sweet honey chicken wings it will be the smell of them cooking in the oven that will grab you around the...

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Last week was hot. Like over 100 degrees, raging fires all over the city, cant go out of the house or else you'll melt hot. So cooking was far from my mind. As was turning on the stove. But since my kids still depend...

Grilled Rice and Chicken Tailgating Casserole

grilled rice and chicken casserole #shop
This post is sponsored by Collective Bias and their client. Sometimes, things that are typically done one way or one place are actually better when done another way, or another place. Take, for example, tailgating. Chelsea and I have two cute little monster boys. It isn’t...

Grilled Adobo Chicken

Grilled Adobo Chicken
Smart & Final has some phenomenal pricing on chicken and beef lately, so I've been taking full advantage by stocking up and making some creative barbecue recipes. Adobo chicken simmered on the stovetop is a family favorite year-round, but taking it out to the...

Kids Bento Lunch: Decorated Nuggets

sunshine chicken bento
Some Boy's been getting really picky about his food all of the sudden, so I've started dabbling with kids bento lunches. Cute, themed plates of food help get him into mealtime mode, so I can relax about his nutrition. Even our beloved Tyson chicken nuggets...