Chicken

Puff Pastry Chicken Pockets

Puff Pastry Chicken Pockets
I'm on a roll lately with food in various iterations of pockets, pouches or packets. Roll a meal up in a convenient, portable presentation and I'll eat it morning, noon and night.These puff pastry chicken pockets are tasty, flaky little handheld chicken bites that burst open with flavor. You can whip up a batch in less than half an...

20-Minute One Skillet Creamy Spinach Bacon Chicken

20-minute one skillet creamy spinach bacon chicken (wow, that's a mouthful!)
With the more rhythmic and scheduled fall season taking hold, Nate and I are starting to be more mindful about having meal time together with the kids. It's bittersweet to bid goodbye to summer. I love slushies in the sand and floating in a shimmery pool, but there's something so comforting about the deep wood of our oversized dinner table,...

Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers

Quick and easy gluten-free chicken fingers (made with almond flour with an easy one-to-one substitute option for cassava flour). These have a really slight tang that keeps adults interested and keeps kids drinking up their milk!
We are in full-blown back-to-school mode around here, which means I've been in desperate need of easy dinners and after school snacks. These gluten-free chicken fingers cook up in a flash and they're allergy-friendly, so I can be prepared to feed the whole family in minutes. Everybody wins! This post was sponsored by got milk? and this...

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. A long day of work, a warm cave, and a nice piece of woolly mammoth...

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 blasphemy. Fortunately, I figured out how to make the BEST paleo tamales ever! The...

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 extremely minimal hands-on time and very little mess. Major win! Roasted Sesame Chicken in...

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 BBQ Chicken PastaOne Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta with Bacon 5 slices bacon...

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 taste buds and drag you into the the kitchen.The smell of orange mixed with the sweetness...

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 on my to feed them (yeah... the husband does too) I got smart and busted...

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 easy packing these guys up for something as easy as a movie, let alone a...