5pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

(lightened-up) Derby City Chicken Salad

lightened-up derby city chicken salad | my skinny sweet tooth

I often ask myself, “How can something so simple be so gosh darn delicious?”

Well, if you live around or shop at a Kroger, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. In their deli, they have a chicken salad that is just out-of-this-world. It’s sweet, creamy, crunchy, tangy … all things that make up a fantastic chicken salad. Several people at work bring it by the tubs and have it for lunch. It’s that awesome. Yep, it’s the …

Derby City Chicken Salad.

Of course, I had to put my spin on it and try to make it healthier and lower in points.  Not only did I succeed, but the flavors are ON POINT! I love this lightened-up version and don’t think I’ll need to make a Kroger run anytime soon. 😉

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7pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

easy chicken & noodle dumplings

easy chicken & noodle dumplings | my skinny sweet tooth

“Oh, hello chicken. Meet my very, dear friend, dumplings. You will be forever happy in my belly on those cool fall-ish days and chilling winter months.”

HA! I don’t really talk to my food, but in this case, I just had to cross my fingers and hope this would turn out well. Aaaaand it did. 🙂

I have found many, many recipes for these on Pinterest after my husband insisted we make some on Sunday. Secretly, I wanted something easy, healthy, but still had that classic “chicken & dumplings” flavor.

Personally, I was surprised by how easy and quick this came together; I’m talking maybe less than 45min! Yet, it tasted like it was simmering all day on the stove. Win, win! I guess whispering all those sweet nothings were worth it! 😉

We will definitely have this in our fall/winter rotation and you should, too! It’s too easy not to. 😉 Continue reading “easy chicken & noodle dumplings”