Homemade Chicken and Dumplings – Allergy Free

We love Chicken and Dumplings. It’s a true comfort food no doubt. Dairy and Egg Free even better!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
2 TBL Butter
4 Cups Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1 3/4 – 2 Cups Milk (pour in slowly until dough is consistency you need)
3 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
4 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
Water
Salt Pepper
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How to:
Start by making your noodles.
Add flour, baking powder, butter and salt to mixing bowl.
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Piece apart butter.
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Mix until well combined.
Now start to add milk a little at a time and mix with hands.
Add until dough is not to sticky but well mixed.
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Add more flour little at a time if you add to much milk until you get back to a non sticky dough.
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Prepare your rolling surface and rolling pin with flour.
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Break dough into 1/3 or 1/4 sections and begin to roll out.
Sprinkle with a bit of flour.
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Prepare a plate with flour to lay cut dumplings on.
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Use a pizza cutter to cut your dumplings
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Lay cut dumplings on flour plate – flour that layer and then at the next layer of cut dumplings to the plate and repeat. Use enough flour between layers to allow your dumplings not to stick to each other.

I prepare dumplings in the morning if I am making chicken and dumplings for supper.
Start chicken approx. 3 hours before you are ready to eat.

Add water and frozen boneless skinless chicken breast to a large pot.
Boil until chicken is cooked through and fork tender.
Water will evaporate from pot – keep an eye on this and add water if/when needed.
Once cooked shred chicken with two forks.
Return chicken to pot.
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Now add 3 cubes chicken bouillon and water until pot is about 3/4 the way refilled.
Bring to rolling boil.
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Add salt and pepper to taste.
Now it’s time to start adding dumplings.
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Add one dumpling at a time stirring the pot every 5 or so dumplings.
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Continue adding until all dumplings are added to the boiling pot.
Remaining flour on plate dump into pot to help thicken up the dumplings.
Turn temp to med and allow to boil low.
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Cook for about 20 – 30 more minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
We love these dumplings!

Dry Rub – Rotisserie Chicken Breast – Crock Pot

Nothing like the flavor of a rotisserie chicken. I think I have came close to making a healthier version to get this flavor. Hubs liked it and kiddos liked it so either way it was a success 🙂

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
4-8 boneless skinless chicken breast – thawed
paprika
onion powder
garlic salt
chili seasoning
foil
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How to:
Start by rolling foil into balls to cover bottom of crock pot.
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I do not measure my spices. I simply add enough to the mixing bowl that I think will be able to cover the amount of chicken breast I am making. If its not enough I make more.
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Mix spices together well.
Heavily coated both sides of the chicken breast.
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Lay coated chicken on top of foil balls in crock pot. This allows the chicken to be raised up and not sitting in its own juices during cooking creating the “rotisserie” style chicken.
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Cook on low for about 4-6 hours or until chicken is fork tender and cooked through.
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You may add or alter the spices any way you would like to create the taste you are looking for.
Serve and enjoy!
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Use left overs for salads, chicken salad, and so much more!

Kickin’ Swiss Grilled Chicken

If you don’t know by now I love spicy!

This is not allergy free. To be allergy free simply remove the swiss cheese. Be sure to read all ingredients.

I have not taken a calorie count.

What you need:
1 Bottle of Hot Sauce
1 TBL Minced Garlic
1 Packet of Taco Seasoning
1 tsp Crushed Red Peppers
3-4 Chicken Breast
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How to:
Add everything to a large zip lock baggie except taco seasoning.
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Close baggie and rub chicken well.
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Sprinkle taco seasoning over chicken.
Reclose bag and rub again.
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Allow chicken to marinate over night.
Grill and place a piece of swiss cheese over top and serve!

Chicken Enchilada – Allergy Free – Healthy –

I love, love, love Mexican style foods! Enchilada’s are one of my all time favs!
Here is a quick easy recipe to help with that Mexican craving we all get!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Flour Tortilla
1 Jar Salasa
7-8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce
5-10 Jalapenos
2 Sweet Bell Peppers (washed and diced)
1 packets Taco Seasoning
2 tsp Garlic Salt
2 cans Enchilada Sauce
Black Olives (optional)
Black Beans (optional)
Dairy Free Cheese (optional)
Any additional toppings of your choice

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How To:
Combine salsa, jalapeños, hot sauce to crock pot on high.
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Lay frozen chicken breast on top.
Add garlic and taco seasoning to top of chicken.
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Cook in crockpot on high for about 6-8 hours.
After chicken is cooked through and fork tender.
Remove chicken from crock pot and shred with two forks
Return to crock pot for about 30 mins – 1 hour.
Preheat over for 375 degree
Take a glass casserole style dish and empty one can of enchilada sauce into dish.
Take a tortilla shell and fill with shredded chicken from crockpot.
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Continue until all shredded chicken is used.
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Add the second can of enchilada sauce over top of all stuffed tortillas.
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Add olives, cheese, black beans, etc to the top.
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Bake for approx. 45 minutes or until heated through and cheese is a bit crispy.
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Serve with your choice of toppings or as is!
Enjoy!

Cajun Chicken Salad

I can not get enough spicy foods lately. This Cajun Chicken Salad hit the spot perfectly!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Baby Spinach Leaves
Cherry Tomoatoes (whole)
Mini Sweet Peppers (cored and chunked)
Cucumbers (peeled and diced)
Green Onions (cleaned)
Shredded Cheese
2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce (your choice)
2 TBL Cajun Seasoning

How To:
Combine Hot Sauce, Cajun Seasoning, and Frozen Chicken Breast into a large zip lock baggies.
Allow chicken to thaw in baggie. Marinate for at least 2 hours best if left in fridge over night.
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Time to cook!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Bake chicken until fork tender and cooked through.
Time to prepare your salad.
Add spinach leaves and cherry tomatoes to bowl.
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Add sweet peppers.
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Add diced cucumbers.
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Add green onions.
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Add shredded cheese.
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Now add dressing of your choice. I used 2 TBL of Buffalo Ranch Dip (see dips section for recipe)
Once chicken has finished cooking either slice or dice (your choice) and add to salad.
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Easy Skinny Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is one of my hubs favorite foods. So I needed to be able to make this for him in a healthy way. I got the thumbs up from him on this Easy Skinny Chicken Salad! Of course it is already packed for his lunch tomorrow.

This is NOT an allergy free meal.

I have not taken a calorie count on this meal.
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What you need:
1 TBL Chives
1 TBL Digon Mustard
1/4 tsp Garlic Salt with Parsley
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 Sugar
1 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts or 1 very large breast
1 TBL Olive Oil
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How to:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add olive oil to glass baking dish
Cook Chicken breast until fork tender and cooked through
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Allow chicken to cool and shred with two forks.
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Combine all other ingredients into a bowl.
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Mix all ingredients well.
Add shredded chicken.
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Combine chicken into other ingredients until well mixed.
Refrigerate until ready to eat.
You can add any toppings of your choice: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, etc.
You may also mix in celery, apples, raisins, soynuts etc.
Serve on bread, toast, buns, cucumbers, crackers, possibilities are endless!
Enjoy ❤
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Veggie Fried Rice

I love fried rice in any version! This was amazing! I had to have seconds!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
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1/4 Head of Cabbage sliced thin
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2 TBL Minced Garlic
2 TBL Olive Oil
1 Medium Onion Diced
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2-3 TBL Soy Sauce
1 Container Mushrooms of your choice quartered or halved
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1 Cup Frozen Mixed Veggies
2 Servings Sized Instant Brown Rice cooked following box directions and refrigerated for 1 hour before use.
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How to:
Add oil to large skillet.
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Add garlic to skillet and simmer until fragrant.
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Add onion, cabbage, and soy sauce.
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Mix well and simmer until onions and cabbage just start to become tender.
Add mushrooms
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Mix well.
Cook until mushroom, cabbage, and onion reach tenderness of your choice. I like my cabbage still a bit crunchy.
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Add in frozen mixed veggies.
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Mix well and cook until veggies are warmed and slightly cooked.
At this point if you would like add more soy sauce to taste.
Now add precooked/chilled rice.
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Mix in well.
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Continue to cook on low stirring often. Again you may add more soy if you would like.
Cook until it looks right to you. Everyone enjoys their fried rice different so eye ball it!
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Optional to add a meat of your choice. Optional if you like it spicy add in a little cayenne pepper seasoning!
Serve and enjoy! You will want seconds!