In this series I will start with a slow cooker recipe that can be stretched throughout the whole week. Not only does this save time and money, it makes menu planning so easy! If you can't stand the thought of eating the the same base meal 5 days in a row, this can definitely be frozen and reheated later in the month.
Catalina Chicken 5 Ways
Monday: Slow Cooker Catalina Chicken you make need to increase the amounts depending on the size of your family and their appetites.
Tuesday: Catalina Chicken Tacos/Burritos Use the shredded chicken to make tacos or burritos. Our favorite way to serve them is with mashed potatoes (instead of sour cream), shredded cabbage and a little bit of cheese yum!
Wednesday: Catalina Chicken Bake This one is modified from Mommy Hates Cooking. I just sub the chicken for the ground beef and leave out the onion, green pepper and garlic due to our personal tastes (and it gets Little A to eat it!)
Thursday: Catalina Chicken Pizza I use pre-made pizza dough to save time, spread the chicken on the crust and top with your favorite pizza toppings (cheese, green peppers, mushrooms, etc...)
Friday: Catalina Chicken Sandwiches This is a definite favorite! We use the mini-Hawaiian rolls (sweet bread) top the warm chicken and your favorite cheese. I like to add pickle to mine, but pickle obsession is just a little quirk of mine :)
Well there you have it, Take 5 Recipes Issue #1! Hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Happy Eating! :)
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