3 “Left-Over” Dinners

√Budget Friendly √Use up leftovers √Family Friendly   Looking for a handful of super easy, super affordable, super fast lunches/dinners that will use up your leftovers? Look no further! Advertisements

Easy Chicken Tacos

√Budget Friendly √Family Friendly √Easy to make Since hamburger prices have gone up, you may find yourself turning to chicken more often. Step away from baked chicken and do something a little different for dinner!

Pineapple BBQ Chicken

√Budget Friendly √Fresh Food Option √One-pot Option   Looking for a budget friendly, fresh-food option, one-pot dinner packed with fruit and veggies? Look no further.

JenE’s Best Mexi-Chicken Filling

I had planned to make Smothered Chicken Enchiladas but forgot to buy cream cheese. I had really been looking forward to them, so I decided to make do. To be honest the Chicken Enchilada recipe is basically a modified version of  the Taquito recipe, so tweaking is fine. So, I was looking at my fridge…

Chicken Dorito Casserole

Chicken Dorito Casserole 1 -2 ( 10 – 12 oz) Can Chicken or 1 lb cooked chicken, shredded shredded Cheddar or “Mexican Taco” cheese 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup 1 can Rotel tomatoes, well drained 1 large bag of Doritoes

JenE’s Smothered Chicken Enchiladas

This recipe came about because I wanted to find a fun alternative to using sour cream with my taquitos and burritos.  Cheesy goodness trumps sour cream in my book! Although this recipe is very, very similar to my taquito recipe, using the Cream Cheese mixture also helps hold all of the good stuff inside the…

Mexican Smothered Chicken

Ingredients: 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup salsa or 1 can rotel tomatoes, drained Sour Cream, optional (2 Tbls to 1/2 cup) Taco seasoning, optional Shredded cheese, optional Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl, mix soup, salsa (or rotel),…

Quesadilla Salad: Chili’s Swap

The Quesadilla Explosion salad looks healthy…a bed of greens, grilled chicken, black beans, citrus-balsamic dressing.  Oh, how that salad fooled me!  The salad and quesadillas somehow pack a full day’s worth of calories into a little bitty space. I really love the idea of this weirdo salad, so I decided I can Make This At…

Two Easy Recipes: Cheesy Chicken Skillet Dinners

Jen’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Skillet The Basic Ingredients: 1 – 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken (about 4 breasts) 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup (or Cream of Mushroom Soup) 4 – 8 oz Velveeta Cheese, shredded or cubed 8 – 16 oz frozen chopped broccoli, cooked 1/4 c milk 2 cup prepared rice crushed Ritz…

Creative Dinners

Or Making Do With What you Have So earlier this week, I didn’t know what to make. On Tuesday, I didn’t know what I was going to make.  I had all the stuff for spaghetti and meatballs but was really not feeling it.  I had a slow cooker recipe on hand, but it was too…

Easy Jambalaya

Quick and Easy Jambalaya 1 box Jambalaya mix, like Zatarain’s or Tony Chachere 1/2 pound cook chicken breast, shredded or cubed  OR 1 can of chicken 8 oz fully cooked sausage, cut into 1″ circles or halves 1 can diced tomatoes, drained well 1 can Chicken Broth Open package of Jambalaya mix and pour into…

Chicken and Green Bean Casserole

Chicken and Green Bean Casserole1 – 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast or tenderloins2 cans cut green beans, well drained OR 18 oz frozen green beans, thawed1 can Cream of Mushroom soup OR 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup3/4 cup milkBlack pepper, to taste1 and 1/3 cup french fried onionsGarlic and seasonings, to taste  —————————————————————————————————–…