What to Make with a Rotisserie Chicken

You see that rotisserie chicken at the grocery store and it looks so good! But, what to do with it when you get home? Check out these delicious tips and recipes.

rotisserie chicken on cutting board with carving knife and fork

Don’t you just love a rotisserie chicken? They’re flavorful and tender, ready to go, and — best yet! — so affordable. You can’t practically cook your own chicken for the same price.

Rotisserie chicken is basically a perfectly roast chicken. Because the chicken cooks on a spit, it is turned while it roasts, resulting in perfectly browned skin.

A rotisserie chicken is super handy, to be sure, but you may find yourself wondering from time to time, what to do with the blessed thing? For starters, do you even know how to carve a whole chicken? Do you tear it apart with your hands? What?

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Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya just may be one of my favorite low-carb recipes. Hot and spicy with a touch of sweetness from the squash, it’s the perfect healthy supper that feels like so much more.

bowl of spaghetti squash jambalaya

Craving something hot and spicy for supper tonight? Don’t want a lot of fuss to make it? Looking for something healthy and good for you? Look no further. This Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya is just the ticket!

Over the years, I’ve tested out converting some favorite flavors into low-carb recipes. Dishes like Cheesy Chicken and Peppers and Submarine Salad have graced our table quite a bit over the last few years.

One summer day, craving something spicy, Bryan asked me, “What if you made jambalaya with spaghetti squash?” Continue Reading »

Egg Salad BLT Sandwich

egg salad blt in stages on board

Can’t decide between an egg salad sandwich and a BLT? You don’t have to! This Egg Salad BLT sandwich combines them both into one fantastic meal. Sandwiches often get a bad rap. Boring. Mundane. Predictable. Seriously? That’s crazy talk. There’s so much you can do with a sandwich that you can’t possibly become bored! Change […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes & Tips for Saving Money

March 17 is a great day for feasting. If you need a little help meal planning, consider one of these tasty St. Patrick’s Day Recipes.  I’ll confess. I’ve not YET been to Ireland, but it’s on my list! And I’m happy to eat Irish food. So far as I can tell from my research, it’s […]

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Shepherd’s Pie with Cheddar Mash

serving shepherd's pie onto plate

Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty, filling dish featuring meat, vegetables, and gravy under a fluffy bed of mashed potatoes. Bake this up for some ultimate comfort food. You ready for some good old fashioned, comfort food? Well then, Shepherd’s Pie is where it’s at. Tender veggies, hearty meat, luscious gravy, all topped with creamy mashed […]

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Homemade Pies: Tips, Tools, & Recipes

Want to learn to make stellar pies? I gotcha covered. Check out these tips, tools, and homemade pies you can dig into today. Pictured: Toffee Dream Pie If you’re a fan of pie, then you’re going to want to learn how to make homemade pie. You just can’t have one without the other. Not really.  […]

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Easy Blueberry Pie from Scratch

Take advantage of a free hour and bake up a delicious blueberry pie. It’s surprisingly easy and amazingly tasty to bake one from scratch. If you’ve got a hankering for pie, then it’s time to get baking. Seriously, unless you have an exquisite (and possibly expensive) bakery or pastry shop in your neighborhood, you can […]

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Make Pancakes for Mardi Gras

For centuries it was tradition for Christians to use up their eggs and butter before the Lenten season of fasting. Now it’s a fun tradition to make pancakes for Mardi Gras! Are you ready for some history lessons? You may not know this, but I’ve been a homeschool mom for 18 years. And history is one […]

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