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Monday, July 2, 2012

Chicken Enchiladas & An Award

Happy Monday! Hope all of you had a fun weekend! This is a family favorite of ours that has been passed down from generation to generation. It is a very simple and quick weeknight dinner idea.


Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 Enchilada
Calories: 150
Fat: 4.5 g
Carbs: 23 g
Fiber: 4.5 g
Protein: 18.5 g
Points+: 5

Here Are Your Ingredients:

4 Chicken Breasts
1/2 Large Onion - Diced
1 Cup No-Fat Refried Beans
1 Cup 2% Cheddar Cheese
5 Whole Wheat 98% Fat Free Tortillas (mission brand)
1 Can Low Fat Cream of Mushroom Soup or Cream of Chicken
Pam w/ Olive Oil
Lettuce Garnish (optional)
1 Can Corn (optional)
1/2 Cup Fat Free Sour Cream (optional)
Jalapeno (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut up chicken breasts into small cubes and dice onion. Spray bottom of a medium pan with non stick cooking spray and add in the chicken and onions. Cook until chicken is white and onion is translucent. In 8X8 square baking dish spray with non stick cooking spray tear 2 ½ tortillas and place all along the bottom of dish.  Spread beans, sprinkle thin layer of cheese, add cream of mushroom or chicken spread evenly, layer chicken onion mixture, top with another 2 ½ torn tortillas and top with the remaining cheese.  (If you are choosing to add in sour cream spread this layer before you top with second layer of tortillas). (If you are choosing to add corn, add in on top of beans). Place in oven for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is fully melted on top. Dish up add lettuce and jalapenos if you choose. Does your family have a enchilada recipe that you cook up frequently? What is it? Please share!

Note: The nutrition listed above does not include any optional items.

Here are a couple cute pics of my boys campin this weekend up in Oneida Narrows. What did you do??

Exciting news!

I was awarded my 2nd Blog Award today yay thank you so much to Mess Makes Food! Check out her cute blog she is very talented and I look up to her very much. I can't believe she nominated me thank you!
One of the steps to be able to recieve this award is to talk a little bit about why I started blogging. Honestly I have been cooking healthy ever sense I got married in 2009. I stumbled upon the very popular blog Eat Yourself Skinny that I am sure all of you have checked out a time or two and she inspired me so much! I thought what a great goal for me to try to even be a smigin amount like Miss Kelly so I gave it a shot! Thank you Kelly for inspiring me!

The award was the Addictive Blog Award.

The rules are as follows:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and link them back.
  • Share a little bit about why you started blogging.
  • Copy and paste the award onto your blog.
  • Nominate up to 10 other bloggers you think are addictive enough to deserve the award.

My nominations are:

Be sure to check out their great blogs!

Bon ABpetit!


  1. Once again, this looks fab! Looks like your boys are having fun =] At least you've got nice weather!

  2. Oh my, I so want to have dinner at your house! LOVE the presentation!

    1. Thank you for your comment on the presentation I am sure you are the same but sometimes it just takes a million shots to get a good pic I just feel like it didn't turn out how I would have liked it to look so I really really appreciate you saying that!

  3. Thank you Ellen!! Love your latest post too BTW ym!!!

  4. Thanks cute Emma KJ was for sure having fun however, Tucker(our dog) ate too much grass, and others things we need not talk about and he was pretty sick the first day haha

  5. looks great! i nominated you for an award! check it out! :)

  6. Thanks so much Mess your too freakin sweet!!

  7. Ashlee, thanks so much for the award and for sharing this yummy recipe! Perfect timing, I am craving Mexican and Margaritas!

  8. I will be right over for margaritas Shar!

  9. Hey Ashley, I just nominated you for an award. Check my blog for details.

  10. first congrats are in order for the award! you definitely deserve it. i also love the looks of the chicken enchilada!! yum yum!! anything with jalapenos on top is my type of meal.


    1. Thank you for saying that Lauren! I love jalapenos as well you and i def. have the same taste in food!

  11. Congrats on your award and thank you for sharing the love <3!

    These enchiladas look awesome - yums! I love spice and these sure would hit the spot.

    P.S. - Your dog is so cute!

    1. Thanks Laurie I keep thinkin you are gonna have your little babe soon and I won't hear from ya! I am so excited for you!

  12. This looks amazing! Also, I nominated you for an award: http://binomialbaker.blogspot.com/2012/07/anniversary-and-award.html

  13. I made these last night, AWESOME, that is why I have nominated you for an award, check it out when you get a moment http://www.thesaucygourmet.net/2012/07/wow-three-years-and-two-awards.html

    1. OMG thats so awesome!!! Thank you so so much Shari!!

  14. Thank you so much for nominating me for the award! It means so much because I LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog!!! I love that we are both mid-20s mamas that love food. I need to figure out how to make a button. Hopefully my friend photoshop will want to help me :)

    1. Thank you for saying that Andrea! If you need any help I may be able to help ya :) I love that we are the same as well haha I totally with we lived closer we would be good friends I just know it!

  15. Thanks so much for the lovely words, you really are a star :) looking forward to your future posts!


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