Smoky Tortilla Soup

This is one of my favorite ways of using up extra shredded chicken. 😋 It’s so flavorful and quick! It’s been a hit with my family for a long while and I don’t think that’ll change anytime soon. ❤️  Smoky Tortilla Soup Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 40 Minutes 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 cup Onion;Continue reading “Smoky Tortilla Soup”

Jerk Chicken Gyros

Last night’s (and tonight’s) dinner. Jerk Chicken Gyros. ❤️ I normally cook them on the smoker, but my handy-dandy skillet did the trick. I used up the last of my Jerk Seasoning mix, so it’s definitely time to make some more. 💕 Jerk Chicken Gyros Servings: 4 Prep Time: 8 Hours Cooking Time: 15 MinutesContinue reading “Jerk Chicken Gyros”

Smoky Chicken Caesar Wrap

I made Caesar dressing for the first time and I’m never buying the bottled stuff ever again. 😂 It took a minute to make and it was so much fresher! After yesterday’s insanely rich Cajun Shrimp Pasta, I really needed something a bit lighter. This really hit the spot and it’s portable, so I canContinue reading “Smoky Chicken Caesar Wrap”

Chicken & Vegetable Curry

Day 36 of the #PantryChallenge  I had a lot of the Curried Sweet Potato Soup I made last night left over so I repurposed it. Chicken & Vegetable Curry is what’s for dinner! I normally add cauliflower, sugar snap peas and zucchini but didn’t have any on hand.  Chicken & Vegetable Curry Servings: 5 CookingContinue reading “Chicken & Vegetable Curry”

Honey Mustard Chicken Croissant Rolls

Day 21 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I needed to use up some of the generic brand crescent/croissant tubes I bought on special for 89¢ and stashed in my freezer a while back. I don’t really like my sweet main dishes to be cloyingly sweet, so I often add chiles, garlic, onion and vinegar. NotContinue reading “Honey Mustard Chicken Croissant Rolls”

Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Day 16 of my 8 week Pantry Challenge! I almost caved and ordered Panda Express. I REALLY wanted their Sweet Fire Chicken, Broccoli Beef and Fried Rice. 😂 But then I remembered that it costs $12/plate and I have what I need to make it for around $5. You can use bottled Sweet Chile SauceContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken”

“Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls

Day 14 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge⁠⁠ 2 weeks in and I’ve saved around $400! One of my favorite restaurants I frequented VERY regularly over the 14 years I lived in Colorado was Tokyo Joes. I miss their Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls. I’ve been making my own for 6 years now and they’reContinue reading ““Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls”

Copycat P.F. Chang’s Crispy Honey Chicken

Day 7 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge No eating out, no take-out and no new groceries. Another part of this challenge is to stop food waste in my kitchen. I was supposed to make Baked Bean Burgers today, but had some chicken breasts, cauliflower and leftover Sprite Batter in my fridge that I needed toContinue reading “Copycat P.F. Chang’s Crispy Honey Chicken”

Jerk Chicken Skewers

I made enough of the spice mixture to fill the mason jar, it was that good! I prepped all the skewers last night, then just threw them on my griddle for lunch. Served with steamed rice and sautéed Cinnamon Butter Sweet Potatoes, they’re a quick, low calorie, high flavor supper!  Jerk Chicken Skewers Servings: 2Continue reading “Jerk Chicken Skewers”

Orange Mango Chicken

I was really craving citrus, so I made Orange Mango Chicken with Cilantro Lime Rice. It was really light and fresh! I’m glad I had everything I needed in my fridge and pantry. Orange Mango Chicken Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 35 Minutes 2 large Chicken Breasts; sliced 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil 1 large Mango; cubedContinue reading “Orange Mango Chicken”