I simply adore chicken salad. It’s simple to make, it’s refreshing and it can be served in so many different ways that it never, ever gets boring. In this fall-inspired version, I use walnuts or pecans, unsweetened dried cranberries, honeycrisp apples, celery and shredded rotisserie chicken. There are so many ways to use rotisserie chicken…

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Sometimes I’m in the mood for an easy, cheesy family favorite casserole, and this chicken enchilada one is always on my radar! It can be made in advance, is perfect for leftovers and is also easily customizable. So, are you in? This version calls for layered whole wheat tortillas with chicken, pinto beans, peppers, sweet…

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How do you like your chicken wings? Maybe it’s crispy and slathered in buffalo sauce, boneless with honey barbeque or perhaps grilled with a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce? (It’s also okay if you say all of the above.) I have to say, I am a pretty big fan of the grilled version with this…

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Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? I’m one of Taco Tuesday’s biggest fans because each week I can make tacos with a completely different filling, shell and toppings and never, ever get bored. This week I’m sharing two of the regulars on my menu, Chicken Tinga Tacos and Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos. Whether you like…

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Raise your hand if you LOVE spicy chicken sandwiches?! I am definitely a fan, so I thought it’d be fun to make a healthier, lighter version at home that is PACKED with flavor (and heat!). To make breaded chicken, I like to follow the “standard breading procedure” I learned in culinary school because it makes…

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Ever wonder how to lighten up some of your family favorites? In several of my recipe posts I’ve shared how to “up” the nutrition and cut back on some of the ingredients that don’t provide much nourishment, and this recipe is no exception! Most of us (okay, probably all of us) love nachos, so why…

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There is nothing better than a crispy, crunchy, juicy chicken tender dipped in your favorite sauce. They’re kid- and adult-friendly, and this version is made special with almonds! When making chicken tenders or nuggets at home, I follow the “standard breading procedure”, which is dipping the chicken in flour, then an egg wash, then breadcrumbs.…

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We are nearing the end of traditional soup season, but I am one of those that advocates for soup all year-round. Yes, soup is cozy and warm and comforting, but it is also an excellent way to use up leftover vegetables or make something out of (mostly) pantry ingredients that’ll last a few days. This…

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I simply adore meals that can be prepped ahead of time – especially when it comes to lunches. This “recipe” for meal prepping your own burrito bowls is perfect for that, and it’s also a feature dish in one of our new Teaching Kitchen classes for 2020 (more to come on that!). And not only…

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Tis the season for slow cooker recipes! I have always been a big fan of tossing some fresh and wholesome ingredients in the crock pot and letting it go for a few hours for a super simple meal. I especially love when I get home and my house smells so good and the food tastes…

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