Chicken Recipes

King Ranch Casserole served on a white plate.

Lighter King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Why is it called King Ranch Casserole? Many people think the famous casserole started at the King Ranch in Texas, but the origin of the King Ranch Chicken Casserole is unknown.  The casserole is likely named after the King Ranch and is a favorite Tex-Mex dish across the Midwest.  King Ranch is one of the …

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Healthier Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk-Basil Dressing

Healthier Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk-Basil Dressing

Is Fried Chicken Salad Healthy? This Fried Chicken Salad is much healthier than similar versions from a restaurant.  I always like to compare apples to apples and I did find a couple of fried chicken salads with a mayonnaise based dressing.  Many restaurants will serve this type of salad with a mustard based dressing, which …

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Cobb Pizza

Easy Cobb Salad Pizza

What is a Cobb Salad? This easy Cobb Salad Pizza was inspired by the original salad in pizza form.  The Cobb salad was created in 1937 by Bob Cobb, the owner of The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant.  The original salad ingredients were lettuce, hard-boiled eggs, cheese, tomatoes, chives, and avocado.  Many versions today also include …

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Chicken Zucchini Soup Recipe cooking on the stove. Rotisserie chicken, zucchini cut in half moons, sliced carrots and celery in a broth flavored with oregano and thyme and garnished with fresh basil.

Chicken Zucchini Soup

What are the Health Benefits of Zucchini? Our Chicken Zucchini Soup has 1.5 servings of vegetables; mostly coming from the zucchini.  A favorite summer squash that is easy to grow and full of health benefits.  Zucchini is a low glycemic food that is rich in vitamin B6 which can help regulate blood glucose.  Also, lowers …

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Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells in a 13 x 9 baking dish.

Low Sodium Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Large pasta shells stuffed with four cheeses and chicken. Stuffed shells are topped with even more cheesy goodness and baked in the oven. Even with all the cheese, we were still able to keep the sodium under 450 mg per serving. The sodium is kept low by making our own salt free chicken instead of …

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