Frugal with a Twist- Simple Chicken Meals



I have started a vlog… gasp. Frugal with a twist

It’s a lot of fun. I am working with my teens to edit and learn the ins and outs of Youtube. In all I am liking adding another format to talk with you, the reader, now viewer.

Today’s vlog was Frugal with a Twist my idea that like so many other New Year’s plan we needed to get our finances buckled down for some big changes this year. Except we have special medical needs that will never go away and SUCK money out the door at a breath taking rate.

Hubby and I have had years to deal with non-stop medical and learn ways to budget with medical in mind. We are going to be working towards creating a home that is able to roll with the medical punches.

One of the big steps in creating a frugal healthy home is food. Good home cooked, hopefully on sale food!

Today’s vlog is Simple Chicken Meals that I created from a run to Sam’s where hubby found several large packages of marked down chicken.

Some of the meals that I made I wrote the recipe in the video. Here are two more that I talked about but didn’t write out.

1) Italian Chicken

I simply added a container of Italian dressing to 7 chicken thighs. Covered. Put in my fridge until the next day to cook in the oven at 375 for about 40 minutes.

2) Buffalo Ranch Chicken

7 chicken thighs

2 pints wing sauce

2 oz dried ranch dressing

2 cups mild hot sauce

1 1/2 tsp salt (afterward you might have to salt to taste double check before serving)

Put a liner in the crockpot for ease of clean up. Put in your chicken pieces. Stir your sauce in a bowl then pour over your chicken. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4-6 hours.


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