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This Tex-Mex Chicken Mac and Cheese is a quick and easy meal recipe with just 5 ingredients that is perfect for back to school!
Getting back in a routine for school is always tough around our house. Emmet comes in completely starving and I rely on quick and easy dinners to help get us back on track.
Like everything else, I need my grocery shopping trips to be quick and easy. I made a trip to Krogers, where they have a great selection of organic items that you can feel good about feeding your family.
I found Horizon Macaroni and Cheese, SIlk Soy Milk and added in some diced chicken and salsa for a quick and easy, five ingredient meal that my family loved. Seriously, it doesn’t get any easier than this.
On the weekends, I like to make a tentative meal plan. I cook up a big batch of chicken breasts or ground beef try to take the time to prep fresh veggies by washing them and cutting them up. This makes getting dinner on the table so much easier and I know if I have a plan, I’m not stressing after a busy day about how I’m going to get dinner on the table.
Mac and cheese is my go to comfort food, it always has been the one thing I want when nothing else sounds good. I took this mac and cheese dish to the next level with Tex-Mex flavors and my family loved it. Ground beef or turkey would also work great in this dish.
I’ve talked before about how important it is to gather around the table with your family as much as possible. It’s the perfect time to catch up with the events of the day and find out how things are going with everyone.
With quick and easy meals like this Tex-Mex Chicken Mac and Cheese, your family will be happy to put down their phones and pick up their forks at the dinner table!
Head to your local Krogers for healthy organic ingredients for quick and delicious dinners.
- 1 box Horizon Macaroni and Cheese
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/3 cup Silk Soy Milk
- 1/3 cup salsa
- 2 cups cooked and diced chicken
- Diced avocado and cilantro for garnish *optional
- Boil macaroni and drain. Add butter, soy milk, salsa and cheese packet to a sauce pan and stir to combine. Add drained macaroni and chicken and cook over medium heat until heated through. Serve immediately. Garnish with avocado and cilantro if desired.
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