5 Ingredient Chicken Rice Casserole

Everyone loves meals that are cheap, are easy to make, and are something that everyone will love.
While cooking chicken and making rice separately can still be easy to whip up, sometimes we just want everything to be cooked together with the least effort possible.

Below we have a recipe that hits all these criteria, and only takes a few moments to throw together. Our 5 Ingredient Chicken Rice Casserole will leave your mouth watering. Check it out!

5 Ingredient Chicken Rice Casserole
Yields 4-6 servings | 1 hr 30 minutes
Ingredients
4 chicken breasts
1 cup of uncooked wild rice
1.5 cups water
1 can of onion soup mix
1 can of cream of mushroom soup
Shredded cheese
Directions
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
While that is warming up, spray a deep pan with cooking spray. Then, place the chicken breasts in the pan. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
Dump the uncooked rice ontop of the chicken. After that, pour contents of the onion soup and cream of mushroom soup onto the chicken and rice mixture.
Cover with alminum foil and bake for an hour and 20 minutes or until the rice is completely cooked. Before serving, sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Serve warm. Enjoy!

*inspired by spendwithpennies.com

*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!

Overnight Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

It’s that time of season when pumpkin-spice everything is running rampant around stores. Starbucks has already starting selling their pumpkin spice lattes, cookies,and muffins. However, even though you might crave them, they can be expensive and can make a massive dent in our macros so we often hold back.
Below, we have a healthy pumpkin-spice breakfast for you: pumpkin spice oatmeal. Make it overnight, throw it in some mason jars, and enjoy your healthy alternative to one of the most favorite fall trends of all time. Enjoy!

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  Overnight Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal | Yields 4

Ingredients

  • 1 can of pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups of milk (can be almond, coconut, oat milk, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or honey to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of rolled oats
Directions:
  1. Throw everything in a large bowl and mix. Then divide up into a mason jars and shake once the ingredients are in place.
  2. Let chill for 2-3 hours. Enjoy and keep refrigerated for 5-7 days! 

 

*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!

The ULTIMATE Meal Replacement Shake

At breakfast we’re flying out the door, at lunch we are just trying to stay afloat, and by dinner we just want to crawl into bed. We have busy lives, so it’s often hard to implement fully balanced meals without breaking the bank.

Smoothies are expensive, but we have a solution for that: if you make them at home or even take-them in a to-go cup, they can satisfy you for hours. Below we have a meal-replacement smoothie that will leave you happy and ready to take on the rest of your day.

Let’s get blending.

The Ultimate Meal Replacement Shake | Around 500 calories

Ingredients

-1 banana

-1 cup of unsweetened almond milk

-½ cup full-fat greek yogurt

-½ tsp ground cinnamon

-1 teaspoon flax seeds

-1 tablespoon peanut butter

-handful of spinach

-handful of ice cups

 

Directions:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a blend with a couple of ice cups.

  2. Throw in a to-go cup or just chuck in the straw in the blend and drink away. Enjoy!

 

*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!

Easy Homemade Salad Dressings

Sometimes the only way we can eat salads is when we dress them with croutons, add in loads of protein, or add in ingredients with different crunchy textures. However, the dressing on the salad is the icing on the cake (ha!) and the most important part of this type of meal.

 

Below we have a list of homemade salad dressings you can make at your own leisure. It saves you time, money, and can save you some of your macros for a dessert for the end of the night. Create your salad, take it to go, and enjoy it with some healthy, homemade dressing.

 

 

Option 1: Honey Mustard Dressing | Serves 3-5

  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1-2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Option 2: Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing | Serves 3-5

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 clove garlic dices

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

 

Directions: mix ingredients for respective dressings together and enjoy!

*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!