Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Fall is here and I am loving every second of it!  I’m sitting here now on my patio with a lite Fall breeze and the sun is shining even though its probably only 68 degrees right now.  The kids are in school and the baby is napping and its just so peaceful and quiet!   I love this time of year because it gets me in the mood for soups!   I came across a recipe I made a long time ago and decided to give a few little quirks to fit my family and it turned out amazing.  I LOVED this Chicken and Wild Rice soup so much and even my kids devoured it!

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Chicken Fajita Pasta

Don’t you just hate when you have something planned for dinner and then at the last minute you are basically missing the main ingredient.    Yup, this happened the other night while I was making chicken fajitas.   I was making one of our favorite meals just to be missing tortillas!!    So I had to resort to something because everything else was now cooked and ready to be eaten.

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Italian Chicken Roll-Ups

Like an Italian version of Chicken Cordon Bleu, these Italian Chicken Roll-Ups are a true crowd pleaser! Thinly sliced chicken breasts are stuffed with ham and provolone cheese and rolled in seasoned breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese for an easy, make-ahead weeknight dinner.

Italian Chicken Roll-Ups

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Warm up with Marie Callenders Pot Pies & Peach Cobbler

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Well, its freezing cold outside…like the kind of cold you don’t want to leave your house and stay under a blanket kind of day or in my case weeks!   This is why  I love Marie Callender’s pot pies they are the perfect comfort meal when the weather is turning.  Not only are these Marie Callender’s pot pies the perfect comfort food they are super convenient for those nights when you just don’t want to cook.  Every Marie Callender’s pot pie shares and delivers the true sense of homemade.


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Lightened-Up Chicken Penne Casserole

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers! I’m stopping by again from The Seasoned Mom with a healthy, easy, family-friendly dinner that will please every member of your household…while keeping your New Year’s Resolutions on track!

This Lightened-Up Chicken Penne Casserole is a nutritious way to satisfy your family’s comfort food cravings, while filling their bodies with wholesome ingredients. It’s easy to pull together, can be prepped in advance, and it tastes absolutely amazing!

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Monterey Chicken

Are you all excited that summer is right around the corner?  I know we are!!  I’m excited for the fun summer days that end with a late summer nights.   Those summer nights where the temperature outside is perfect, the parents all sit around having a good time and the kids are running around and around way past there bed time and when bed time comes they simply pass out as they crawl in to bed.

The next best thing is grilling season is finally able to happen!!    During the summer I bet we grill at least 2 times a week.   Its perfect way to cook when the temperatures reach 100+  then my house stays nice and cool and im not spending a lot of time missing out on the fun outside.

This  Monterey Chicken Recipe is one of our favorite’s to make.  Its full of flavor and its simple to make.   It puts a great twist on the normal Barbecue Chicken recipe.   Your entire family will fall in love with this Monterey Chicken.


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#ad Grilled Tyson Cornish Hens with Kikkoman Soy Sauce

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I’m going to be completely honest here,  I have never ever tried a Tyson Cornish Hen!   I know it is a shocker but it just something I didn’t have growing up or I was in my phase of I don’t eat meat and no you will not make me try it.     But  getting back to the point i’m a new fan of these Tyson Cornish Hens.   I like how they are smaller then a normal chicken and alot easier to deal with plus they are full of flavor and tender. With the help of Kikkoman we have made the perfect chicken Seasoning for these Cornish hens!


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Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

I have had this new obsession with Buffalo flavor anything!   I never really cared much for the bufflao flavor when I was younger but now im loving it!   Last week I was not in the mood to cook anything for dinner.   I know big shocker!!   Well I came up with this quick Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos.   The recipe was super fast to throw toghether and it will become a regular in our house.


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Chicken Suizas Enchilada Casserole

I found this gem of recipe over at our Weekend Retreat Link Party.   This amazing Chicken Suizas Enchilada Casserole is from the wonderful Krista over at Joyful Healthy Eats.  I knew right away that I need to give it a try because well, for one it involves corn tortillas and who doesn’t love a quick dinner that you can make into a casserole.  She was on to something with this genius idea.

Nowadays  I’m all about convenience!  Between chasing my kid around, laundry, play dates and grocery shopping I need simple.  I often times make dinner during nap time and then I love being able to pull it out and place in the oven when its time to get dinner started.

This Chicken Suizas Enchilada Casserole is simple, fantastic and perfect for any night of the week.  I loved it and even the husband loved even though he hates corn tortillas.  Even my 1.5 year old took a few bites.


Each layer of corn tortilla is smothered in Suizas Enchilada Sauce and chicken and repeated  and smothered in cheese for the ultimate flavor with each bite.   To make it even better you can top it off with some sour cream, fresh pico de gallo and sliced avocado’s.


Chicken Suizas Enchilada Casserole
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Recipe adapted and slightly modified from Joyful Healthy Eats
  • 1 pound chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 15 corn tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • ¼ tsp coriander
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2- 4oz cans green chilies
  • 5 oz plain greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp flour/cornstarch
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  1. Cook and shred chicken. On medium heat cook onions in oil until translucent; next add garlic cloves. Add in coriander, cumin, salt and pepper. Next add in chicken stock and green chilies; bring to a boil and simmer for about 3-5 minutes. Add in greek yogurt and flour and whisk until combined. Let simmer for 5 additional minutes or until thickened. In a greased 13x9 add a little sauce to the bottom of the dish. Start layering your casserole with corn tortillas, suiza sauce and chicken and repeat. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and add mozzarella cheese and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  2. Serve with sour cream, pico de gallo and avocado.


Kraft Fresh Take Southwest Three Cheese Enchilada’s

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With Easter right around the corner we always have a big family get together the day before Easter.   We have our traditional family Easter egg hunt and dying of the eggs.   We like to keep our dinner simple and easy so we have more time to spend with family and enjoying the festivities of the holiday.    These enchiladas are perfect.  You can make them hours in advance and while you are out on the hunt for the eggs, dinner is in the oven cooking away.

We have all heard of  Kraft…right?   Well have you heard of Kraft Fresh Take?  These conveniently packaged meals are located at Walmart in the refrigerator isle next to cheese.   These perfectly proportion Fresh Take Meal Kits are perfect for the busy family.    In 3 simple steps you could have dinner ready.  All you need is a Fresh Take Kit, Chicken and a baking dish.   Right now through the month of  April, Walmart is offering you $1 Off Chicken when you buy Fresh Take Printable coupon.  Which is a great deal and im always on the look out to save my family a few extra dollars.


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