Recipe: Easy Week Night Rotisserie Chicken Salad!

If you’re like me, when you’re at work into the late night, the last thing you want to do is come home and cook. I try to avoid going out to eat during the week (for the sake of my wallet and my waistline), so instead I go to the grocery store to pick up my old stand by…Rotisserie Chicken! At around $7-8 and already pre-cooked, these babies are my go-to. They are great on their own, but I like to use them as the base for a home-cooked meal, and they can make almost any recipe fast and easy.

If you’re looking to mix up your Rotisserie Chicken recipes, here is one for super easy chicken salad. It makes great lunches for the rest of the week (just serve with celery sticks or crackers, or on a sandwich with a slice of provolone cheese), and can be made in 15 minutes or less! Oh, and did I mention there’s a secret ingredient that makes this actually healthier than your usual chicken salad? Spoiler alert…It’s Greek yogurt!

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Recipe: Easy 5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Happy Independence Day, fellow Americans! Justin and I threw a last minute BBQ at our house for a few friends, so I had to whip up an easy menu with what I had in the fridge. I came up with these super easy 5-ingredient buffalo chicken pinwheels, and they were a huge hit (anything with buffalo chicken AND puff pastry is going to be a crowd pleaser!). Try out the recipe and let me know what you think.

My cooking philosophy is that anything with over 8 ingredients is just too complicated. I like my food to be as simple as possible, for my sanity as the cook, and also to make Justin’s job easier as my dish washer. These buffalo chicken pinwheels are the perfect combo….They’re full of spicy tangy buffalo chicken flavor, and they’re wrapped up in a pretty package to impress your guests. Continue reading