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Easy Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Easy Shredded Crockpot Chicken Recipe - Family Fresh Meals

…ds, sandwiches, tacos, soups and wraps.    I have had a ton of questions sent in about making your own shredded chicken for some Family Fresh Meals recipes. My Avocado Chicken Salad, Cheesy Hot Wing Dip and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad seem to be the your favorites After sending out many emails answering this question, it occurred to me that it would be MUCH easier to simply do a post on how to make Easy Crockpot Shredded Chicken! This Crockpot Shr…

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup (Chef Beth)

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…further ado… may I introduce Chef Beth!   Hi everyone! One of my favorite cold weather meals is homemade chicken noodle soup.   I have tried a few different recipes and my favorite comes from Chef Tyler Florence . It is rather simple and the wonderful thing about cooking soup, is you can really make it your own!   In this recipe, you also make your own chicken stock. It really makes all the difference! Don’t be scared – it really is easy –…

How to Roast a Whole Chicken in the Crockpot

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You’ll never buy a rotisserie chicken again.  You are going to be shocked at how EASY it is to Roast a Whole Chicken in the Crockpot.  The finished product is a moist, rotisserie like chicken.  Start this recipe in the morning and have the chicken ready to rock by dinner time. Serve with some beautiful veggies and use the leftovers the next day for some chicken salad or some homemade chicken noodle soup!  Whole Chicken in the Crockpot Ing…

Easy Homemade Chicken Broth

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Oh so easy and oh so yummy!    Tuesday I shared one of the easiest and BEST Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup recipes around. In my opinion, the key to making it the best soup around starts with the broth. I know the idea of making your own homemade chicken broth might be scary, but trust me, it’s not! The best part, you can make a big batch now, use the leftover chicken meat in the soup recipe, and then freeze the rest for later.  I even saw…

Crockpot Bacon Ranch Chicken Sandwiches

Crockpot Bacon Ranch Chicken Sandwiches - An easy family dinner everyone will LOVE - familyfreshmeals.com

…It’s just so useful! I keep discovering more and more things I can do with it. Lasagna soup…one-pot chicken…even sweet potatoes. Can you really be surprised that when I cooked up a Bacon Ranch Chicken Sandwich, I found a way to make it in the crockpot? I mean, think about it. I already had this great recipe for Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta, so all I really had to do was take out the pasta and serve the chicken up on…

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

…next day. To add a twist to the leftovers, I sauted some baby spinach and then mixed in a serving of the Cheesy Chicken. It added some green (which I love) and anotherdimensionto the flavors. Hope you enjoy! Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice (printable recipe at the bottom of the page) Here is what you need: Serves 8 1 (8oz) box Zatarain’s Yellow Rice, cookedaccordingto package. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups shredded cheddar c…

Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe

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…8217;s looking) Thai food rocks my world. I could seriously eat it every-single-day.  This Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe has a subtle and sweet peanut flavor that will bring everyone’s love over to the Thai side!!!!!(sorry, was that too much?) But all joking aside, this is a great recipe to introduce some yummy Thai cuisine to your family. You can serve it over rice, noodles, as a salad topper or in lettuce wraps.  And the fact that y…

Lemon Basil Slow Cooker Chicken

An easy family dinner

…I plopped this in the crockpot and it was ready to go shortly after naptime. Both girls were a huge fan of the chicken and carrots, so I will be making this again in the near future. You can serve the chicken breasts whole as shown, or shred and serve over rice, noodles or quinoa.   Hope you enjoy this slow cooker chicken! Here is what you need (serves 4-6) – 4-5 boneless, skinless chicken breast. – 3 cups of chopped carrots –…

Cool Ranch Crockpot Chicken Tacos or Tostadas

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - Cool Ranch Crockpot Chicken Tacos or Tostadas

…well, a couple days late, but they are worth the wait! This recipe really should be called Cool Ranch Crockpot Chicken Tostadas, Tacos, Burritos, Nachos, etc … You can add this yummy shredded chicken to just about anything. I am excited to throw some of the leftovers on my salad tonight. The combo of ranch & taco spices really reminded me of Cool Ranch Doritos…. hence the name. I must say, this is one of my easiest crockpot recip…

Paprika Chicken with Egg Noodles (w/ optional vegetarian option)

…recipes on hand for them to try while they were in town. During their second night with us, I made this Paprika Chicken. It was a hit among everyone….including Darryl! I was able to swap in a few vegetarian friendly ingredients, and it turned out just as good as the meat version  (shown below). A couple quick notes. While I was making this, I doubled the recipe below, so keep that in mind when you are looking at the pictures for reference….

Sweet Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Recipe

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

A healthier version of your favorite take-out dish that the kids will LOVE.        I’ve ordered sesame chicken many times from our local Chinese restaurant,  but I never dreamed it would be THIS EASY to create myself. I love that I have control of what goes into my favorite take-out treat, so I don’t feel bad going back for seconds. Not only is this version healthier and cheaper than take-out, the kids LOVED it too! Does a recipe get…

Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer w/ vegetarian option (Pillsbury)

Super yummy Thai Chicken Appetizer

…Finger Food Friday! I was super excited to give this appetizer a try.   Thai food is a love of mine.   The Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer recipe was simple to make and tasted great. The only complaint I had was about the pie crust it sits on.   On taste only, the pie crust was AMAZING. But it wasn’t very sturdy.   So with one bite into the appetizer, the pasty fell apart, leaving you with a hand full of chicken (or in our case, chickenless ch…

The Best Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

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…t-it kinda gal. After posting my 25 Comforting  Crockpot Soups post, I had SEVERAL emails requesting a crockpot chicken noodle soup. Well, I listened, and here it is my friends! The Best Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups carrots, peeled and chopped 1 medium yellow onion, diced 3 stalks celery, chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1…

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

  Avocado + Chicken + Cheese = I need a bigger plate.   I have been on a major avocado kick lately. And by the looks of it, so have you guys! My Avocado Chicken Salad has become a Family Fresh Meals fan favorite! Mexican food is always a hit in  my household. My kids beg for Taco Tuesdays and I can easily make most Mexican dishes vegetarian friendly thanks to extra beans, veggies and cheese That is exactly what I did for these delicious Avocado…

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup (w/ vegetarian option)

Super easy, healthy family dinner

…OVE how easy this was to make. It would be a smart idea to keep the canned ingredients on hand, a couple frozen chicken breast in the freezer, and whip out this recipe when you can’t figure out what to make Here are a few notes. To make this VEGETARIAN, just leave out the chicken and add a couple more cans of beans. I think dark kidney beans would be great or even chickpeas. BOOM, vegetarian! If you are worried about the beer, please don&#8…

Chinese Chicken Tacos

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…mes I get bored with the same old tacos. Give your taco Tuesday a fun twist with this easy alternative, Chinese Chicken Tacos.  Don’t worry, this taco recipe is just as easy, if not EASIER than you traditional taco recipe.  Chinese Chicken Tacos  Ingredients 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into thin  strips 1- 2 cloves of garlic,  minced 1 tsp grated ginger 2 TBSP soy sauce 1 TBSP honey 1 green onion, cut in to thin slices 12…

The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken

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This is going to be the easiest BBQ chicken you have ever made.  I’m not joking… this really is going to be the easiest BBQ chicken you have ever made.  Since I first tested this recipe, it has made it’s way into our  meal rotation almost weekly. It is just that good! Now, don’t get me wrong…nothing beats BBQ chicken straight off the grill. BUT, the flavors of this recipe can’t be beat and you don’t have…

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes! I like to call this my speedy version of chicken enchiladas. You get all the flavors packed into this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, but in much less time. I usually have many of the ingredients in my pantry already. Most weeks when I make a big batch of crockpot shredded chicken, I’ll put a couple cups aside to make this dish during the week. Otherwise, store bought precooked chicken works out grea…

The Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

The Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup --

…fortunately cold and flu season is still among us. One of my secret weapons during this sick season is homemade chicken noodle soup. My dear friend Beth posted about this soup a while back, and I decided to give it a try myself.  I am so glad that I did. Shortly after making my first batch, I came down with a killer cold. And let me tell you, nothing makes you feel better than a warm bowl of homemade soup. I believe secret ingredient for any home…

Hawaiian BBQ & Bell Pepper Crockpot Chicken

An easy dinner the whole family will love.

Are you tired of the SAME old chicken dish? Add this easy crockpot dinner to your menu next week!       Here is another fun crockpot meal to try! The best thing about this recipe, is that it only requires a handful of ingredients. Not only does this taste great on a sandwich bun, but this shredded chicken also makes an excellent salad topper. YUM!  Hope you enjoy this Hawaiian BBQ & Bell Pepper Crockpot Chicken!  Here is what you need: (serv…