Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Buffalo Chicken Dip · Chicken · football · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Buffalo Chicken Dip

My girlfriend Beth shared this recipe with me a couple of years ago on one of our couple trips.  I loved this!! It was game day on Saturday, and we have to have some sort of football food, right?  So I made this. Ingredients: 1 can of chicken (large) 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric

This is from The New York Times Cooking site.  I receive their weekly emails, and this one look really good, so I thought we would try it.  Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric.  I followed the recipe with the exception of the chicken – boneless, skinless chicken thighs. I loved this.  The chicken was… Continue reading Sheet-Pan Chicken with Chickpeas, Cumin and Turmeric

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Chicken with Olives and Lemon

I love the tangy bite that Kalamata olives have with lemon.  I decided to try it with chicken thighs, garlic, onion and braise them. We love Cavendar’s Greek Seasoning.  I use it in meatloaf’s, steak, and pork.  Sliced onion, 6-7 whole garlic cloves, two lemons – sliced, and about a cup of olives.Saute the onion until translucent. … Continue reading Chicken with Olives and Lemon

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Honey Garlic Chicken

David found this recipe, and I am a big believer in someone other than myself can figure out what to have for dinner.  You can find the original recipe here at The Recipe Critic.  She has a lot of yummy sounding foods to try, and I think I will be trying the slow cooker Mongolian beef… Continue reading Honey Garlic Chicken

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Spinach Chicken Cauliflower Rice

The other night I wanted a casserole.  Something savory, comforting but without mushroom soup or rice.  We had cauliflower rice and frozen spinach…add wine and chicken – done.  Casserole. Two bags of riced cauliflower (one was savory herb, the other was plain), 1 package of frozen spinach, defrosted, and drained.Mixed together (fluffed).Season chicken thighs with… Continue reading Spinach Chicken Cauliflower Rice

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Dijon Chicken

The day ended like it started, crazy.  So getting dinner on the table was really a miracle for me.  I didn’t take pictures of before or during—completely forgot.  At least I got pictures of the final product. 4 Boneless/skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard 2 T of red wine vinegar 1-2 T Olive… Continue reading Dijon Chicken

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Cornish Hens

Summer memories.  I have said before that growing up we would BBQ on the weekends.  I am trying some of the recipes now on my family.  Strange how I haven’t really cooked any of these in years.  Too many things going on, I suppose. You can find Cornish Hens in the freezer section at your… Continue reading Cornish Hens

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Chicken Pot Pie

This is my go to version…I have varied it several times.  Use what you have…and it will be wonderful. I used two Pillsbury (rolled) Pie Crust (top and bottom).  2 cans of chicken, 2 cans of Vege-All (this is a genius can of vegetables – onions, celery, carrots, peas, lima, green beans – and is… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie

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Chicken with Leeks

Doesn’t sound real appealing does it? It really is good, and lighter than you would think. Start with sauteing chicken (4 small breasts) in olive oil, season with salt and pepper.  I also used Herbs de Provence, and  fresh thyme. Once the chicken is browned, remove and let rest.   Add the leeks (3 large leeks,… Continue reading Chicken with Leeks