Chicken pot pie recipe – How to make chicken pot pie It’s our number one favorite comfort food, but we admit we used to buy it frozen. No more, now that we’ve seen how easy it is to make chicken pot pie, with a little help from our friend, Pillsbury’s Lauren Chattman. Recipe: How to make easy chicken pot pie 1. Heat oven to 425°F. Fit pie crust into 9-inch glass pie plate. 2. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until well blended. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. 3. Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk, cooking and stirring until bubbly and thickened. Stir in chicken and thawed mixed vegetables. Remove from heat. Spoon chicken mixture into crust-lined pie plate. 4. Top with second crust; seal edge and flute. Cut slits in several places in top crust. 5. Cover crust edge with 2- to 3-inch-wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking. 6. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes before serving. Pillsbury’s chicken pot pie recipe serves six. Ingredients: 1 box (15 oz) refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/3 cup chopped green onion 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup milk 1 can chicken broth 2 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- More Easy Howdini Recipe Videos

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Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Chicken Alfredo (IF)

In this video, I demonstrate that good Italian is indeed possible on Atkins or a low carb diet. The unique ingredient in this Low Carb Chicken Broccoli Alfredo is the cream cheese in the sauce. As I mentioned in the video, there are lots of different options for to place the sauce on: — Spaghetti Squash (demonstrated in the video) — Dreamfield Pasta — or one of my favorite, Riced Cauliflower. INGREDIENTS (Nutrition) * 1/2 cup butter * 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese (low fat acceptable) * 1 teaspoons garlic powder * 1 clove garlic * 1 cup heavy cream * 1/2 cup water * 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese * 3 ounces shredded Parmesan cheese * 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Quarter the Spaghetti Squash, and place in pot to cook for 20 minutes. 2. Fry chicken breast in olive oil, season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning 3. Melt butter in a medium, non-stick saucepan over medium heat. Add cream cheese and garlic powder, stirring with wire whisk until smooth. Add water. Add cream, a little at a time, whisking to smooth out lumps. Stir in Parmesan and pepper. Remove from heat when sauce reaches desired consistency. Sauce will thicken rapidly, thin with additional cream if cooked too long. 4. Cook Broccoli. 5. Cut up chicken breasts and combine with broccoli and alfredo sauce. Serves 8+ people. Nutrition Facts: (based upon 8) Calories 470, 38g Fat, 3.7g Total Carbs (.8g Fiber), 28g Protein (IF = Induction Friendly)

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Kaju Burfi (Cashew Fudge) Recipe by Manjula

Kaju Burfi (Cashew Fudge) Recipe by Manjula Ingredients 2 cups of cashew nuts (kaju) 1 ½ cup sugar 3/4 cup water About 20 strings of saffron (optional)

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Guest Post: Chestnut and Bulgur Stuffing, a.k.a. Holiday Time with the Man Who Discovered Food Has Calories

Miriam Isserow is a fundraising consultant based in Silver Spring, Maryland. In her misspent youth, she loved to make dessert. Now she likes to cook delicious and healthful meals.

This time of year, we seem to go from one food-centric event to another. This is a particular challenge for my dear husband, otherwise known as The Man Who Discovered Food Has Calories. I know my new nickname for him is a mouthful, so from here on in, I’ll call him TMWDFHC.

I recently mentioned to TMWDFHC that for our own holiday meal, I would make a bulgur stuffing instead of our traditional bread stuffing. Years ago, my cousin whipped up a similar dish that I still remember—and given the dieting and monitoring of cholesterol we’ve been doing at my house, I thought it would be a great alternative to soaking bread with eggs.

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