Posts Tagged: “chicken”

  • Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken {Freezer Meal}

    Oh man, was this Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki good. Yes, I do repeat. This is a GREAT SLOW COOKER RECIPE. I have tried one too many slow cooker recipes that have failed to impress me but this one is a keeper. Another great perk of this recipe is that it’s

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  • For juicy, tender bite-sized chicken that will please a crowd try these Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs.

    Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs {Freezer Meal}

    You want a killer marinade that everyone will like? Give this baby a try. This Southwest-inspired marinade packs a little smokiness, just a hint of heat, and a salty punch. We love it, especially on these fast-cooking kabobs. Just chop up your chicken, throw it in a bag with the marinade,

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  • Yummy Chicken and Dumplings

    Today’s yummy Chicken and Dumpling recipe is brought to you by Christina from Martha Martha. Being someone who grew up on chicken and dumplings, I’m excited to finally have a recipe on Thriving Home to use and share. Thanks for sharing, Christina! Chicken and Dumplings is a filling, comforting, easy

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  • Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore: How can something so easy be so complex-tasting? Look, friends, if we're going to eat healthfully in the New Year, this dish is what our tastebuds need--flavor, texture, and a beautiful dish to

    Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore {Freezer Meal}

    Sponsored by Frigidaire Although this recipe was a little out of my comfort zone, my husband and I (and my neighbor friend, Kelley, who is my trusted taste-tester) really enjoyed this Light and Easy Chicken Cacciatore. Now it is the week after holiday binge eating, so I feel obligated to

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  • Grilled Balsamic Herb Chicken {Freezer Meal}

    Grilling season isn’t quite over yet in mid-Missouri thankfully. We’ve had 70 and 80 degree sunny days for what feels like months and our family is loving it! We just moved across town in late August to a “new” house that has a lovely back yard, so we’ve been enjoying many

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  • On-the-Go Chicken Burritos

    On-the-Go Chicken Burritos {Freezer Meal}

    Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Our family is kind of obsessed with these make-ahead chicken burritos. I regularly pull them straight from the freezer to either warm in the oven or microwave for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner.

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  • Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken Tenders

    Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken Tenders {Freezer Meal}

    Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours! Skip the messy dredging and breading process of most chicken tender recipes with this easy shake-and-bake one. The oven-fried method produces a crispy, yet healthy version that rivals any deep-fried nugget. The Old Bay seasoning

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  • Slow Cooker Whole Chicken with Veggies - An easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

    Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and Veggies

    Between baseball games, multiple school drop offs and pick ups, working two part-time jobs, and pretending to keep up with laundry…I am ALL ABOUT my slow cooker these days. For sure the best meals we have at this life stage tend to be ones that require opening the slow cooker

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  • Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese Taquitos are super easy and a kid favorite!

    Slow Cooker Chicken and Cheese Taquitos {Freezer Meal}

    There is a short list of meals in my house that pleases all five of us. It seems like everyone has their own aversions and favorites, which can be exhausting sometimes. Can any moms out there relate?? While I really believe in presenting all kinds of foods to my kids

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  • Chicken Spaghetti {Freezer Meal}

    When I made this chicken spaghetti recipe for the first time last week, my husband ate it for about 5 meals in a row and proceeded to ask me to make it again the next week. My kids eagerly scarfed it down as well. Tonight’s batch ended up on about

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  • Chicken Pesto Pasta

    Chicken Pesto Pasta

    Basil. If there’s one thing I think is worth planting in your garden, a mulch bed or a pot, basil is it. I use it on pizzas, pasta dishes, in marinades, but most importantly in PESTO. In fact, my husband calls pesto my other lover. For those who have the

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  • Southwest Chicken Tenders

    Southwest Chicken Tenders: Get Your Grill On! {Freezer Meal}

    Here’s a great recipe to try this grilling season. These Southwest Chicken Tenders take main stage in the Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps. We’ve learned, though, that they are delicious on their own, in the Cobb Salad, or on a chicken sandwich. As a mom of three younger kids, what

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  • Homemade Chicken Nuggets

    Homemade Chicken Nuggets {Freezer Meal}

    Why I have never made these before now I will never know. What I DO know is that they will forever be in my menu planning. I’ll be honest. I have fond childhood memories of McDonald’s chicken nuggets in my happy meal. I loved to dip them in those little packages

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  • Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken {Freezer Meal}

    I’ve been trying out quite a few freezer-meal-to-crock-pot recipes as of late. You know, the kind you assemble ahead of time, freeze, then defrost and throw in the crock pot for a hearty, healthy meal. The idea is genius but I’ll be honest, I have found it hard to find

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  • Garlic honey chicken kabob marinade

    Honey-Garlic Chicken Kabob Marinade {Freezer Meal}

    Like I mentioned before, we are a kabob-lovin’ family. If it were up to me, I’d have them every week. For the sake of variety, we don’t. But I love them that much. What’s funny is I only have two recipes for them. One marinade for steak kabobs and one for

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  • roasted chicken and vegetables

    Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

    I won’t prattle on and on about how moist and flavorful this simple roasted chicken recipe turned out.  Or how these were the best roasted vegetables I’ve ever had in my life.  You don’t want to hear about the perfectly light, citrusy sauce in the bottom of the roasting pan

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  • Chicken Piccata Recipe

    Chicken Piccata {Freezer Meal}

      Chicken Piccata might very well be my absolute favorite way to eat chicken. It is simple French cuisine at it’s best. Lemons provide a vibrant citrus base for the sauce, giving this dish a light, bright feel. The butter–oh the butter!–lends a velvety richness to the sauce that perfectly

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  • mini chicken burger recipe

    Mini Chicken Burgers with Herbs {Freezer Meal}

    I shared this recipe quite some time ago, but we had them again last week.  I feel it’s necessary to enlighten you about them once again, if you haven’t made them yet. These miniature patties of goodness fit every value I have for a family meal: Tasty? Check. Kids like

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  • Chicken Noodle Soup {Freezer Meal}

    The kids and I wanted to make a meal and cards for a friend who was feeling under the weather today.  By the way, I’m learning (thanks to some amazing friends I have who do this) that serving others alongside my kids is the best way to teach them to

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