I tend to make the same meals week after week. I don't consider myself to be in a rut so much as this boring repetition is easy and requires little thought both in meal planning and grocery shopping. Plus, I have picky, picky kids, so there's that. I stick with what I know they'll eat.
However, a few weeks ago I added a new recipe to my weekly menu: Yummy Chicken. It's a little bit chicken cordon bleu, a little chicken helper.
A pound or two of chicken breasts.
A can of cream of chicken.
Thin, deli slices of ham.
Lay chicken in the bottom of a baking dish. Scoop cream of chicken on top and spread across all the chicken. Layer ham and swiss cheese across the top of the chicken. Spread a couple of handfuls of corn flakes across the top. Cover and bake for 45 minutes at 400 degrees.
I serve this with macaroni and cheese (my kids are loving the spiral kind lately) and steamed green beans.
And, of course, I sometimes enjoy this meal with a half glass of Malbec, but a glass of skim milk tastes great, too!