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3-4 lbs. chicken breasts (3-4 breasts depending on size)
1 cup chicken broth
3 cloves garlic (leave whole)
1/2 tsp. dried leaf thyme (plus a bit extra to sprinkle on chicken)

Pour chicken broth into crockpot and add garlic and thyme. Rinse chicken breasts in cold water and sprinkle lightly with salt, pepper, and additional thyme. Add chicken breasts to the crockpot and cook on low heat for 6-7 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender. 

Remove chicken breasts from crockpot and let cool. Shred chicken when cool enough to handle. 

*3 lbs. of chicken breasts will make about 5 cups of shredded chicken to use in a variety of recipes!   

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Save time and money by purchasing chicken breasts on sale and use this easy method to make the tastiest shredded chicken for your dinner recipes.



2-1/2 cups shredded chicken
2 Tbsp. butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
2-1/4 cups chicken broth, divided
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2-1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 tube refrigerated biscuits

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over low heat and sauté garlic gently for about 2 minutes.  Add 2 cups chicken broth, milk, salt, and pepper to the pan.  Bring to a light boil stirring constantly.  Mix together cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup of chicken broth in a small cup and whisk into broth mixture.  Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes or until mixture thickens. Add parmesan cheese and shredded chicken; stir through to combine and remove from heat.

Spray a 9 x 13" casserole dish with nonstick spray and carefully pour chicken mixture into casserole dish.  Place biscuits on top and sprinkle with cheddar cheese over all.  Bake for 20 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.

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Or add your favorite BBQ Sauce to freshly shredded chicken to make a great meal of BBQ sandwiches and baked beans.


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Perk up your Perfect Beef Stew with a little Fajita Seasoning!


1 1/4 lb. Stew Meat
1 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoons Fajita mix
1 tablespoon flour
2 medium potatoes, cubed
2 carrots, sliced
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (14.5 oz.) beef broth
1 medium onion, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 teaspoons minced garlic


Preheat oven to 250 degrees. 

In a medium oven-proof skillet (with lid), Brown stew meat in oil.  Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of Fajita mix on meat and stir to combine while browning.  Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of flour and stir again to combine.  Add broth and tomato sauce and stir to combine. Leave on medium high heat and add rest of veggies & onions and garlic.  Stir in rest of Fajita mix and stir.  

Bake in the oven for about 2 hours.  Stirring once during cooking.


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8 Reasons Why It's Important to Plan Family Meals

  • Save money on your weekly grocery bill

  • Reduce shopping time by preparing a list

  • Prevent the frustration of forgetting key ingredients

  • Boost nutrition by eating home-cooked meals

  • Control your family's sodium and fat intake

  • Prevent waste by preparing appropriate quantities

  • Develop your kid's social skills by establishing rituals and keeping them out of trouble

  • Increase family bonding time




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