Wholesome Goodness: Healthy Chicken Casserole Recipes

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An essential recipe to me is the Healthy Chicken Broccoli Casserole. Let me tell you a story about this dish. It’s not just a dish; it’s a warm hug in the form of food that makes you smile and remember good times. It’s possible to imagine a dish that is so comforting and warm that it makes you feel like a close family member made it just for you.

Imagine a kitchen that is bright and sunny and the air is filled with the smell of lemon and herbs. A healthy dish is baking in the oven right now, and it will be a great meal. This isn’t just any casserole; it’s a healthy take on a classic comfort food. It’s full of soft chicken, bright broccoli, and a creamy and tangy sauce, which goes well with everything.

You can find out why I love casseroles by returning to when I was a kid. My mom had a unique way with them, and she often put something totally out of the ordinary on top of her desserts: crumbled potato chips. They were not the best choice, but they were delicious. The condensed soups and mayonnaise she used could have been better for you. I used to enjoy these dinners when I was younger, but now that I’m an adult, I want to find healthy and more natural parts.

The central part of this casserole dish is Nancy’s Organic Whole Milk Yoghurt. The yogurt in this recipe is different from all the others because it is both creamy and sour at the same time. It is the perfect base for this recipe. I have loved Nancy’s things for as long as I can remember. I used to like them because of the taste, but now that I’m an adult, I like how committed they are to serving real food, being good to the earth, and using organic methods.

Since it opened in 1960, Nancy’s restaurant in Eugene, Oregon, has been a leader in environmentally friendly business methods. Their whole milk yogurt is full of probiotics, which are crucial for keeping the good bacteria and plants in your gut healthy. Along with its delicious yogurt, this casserole has its delicious organic sour cream, which adds to the dish’s rich texture, velvety smoothness, and total and utter satisfaction.

What is it that you use to make this magical casserole? Start with cooked chicken, preferably organic or grown on a pasture if you can. I like to use the leftovers from a chicken I cooked in my Instant Pot, but any way will work. Following that, a lot of fresh broccoli, onions, garlic, and carrots make up the base of a tasty and healthy meal. A squeeze of lemon juice, dried dill, thyme, and the zest of lemon are what make up the flavor. It’s straightforward, but it makes a big difference.

Add these to a large amount of Nancy’s yogurt and a dollop of their sour cream until everything is well mixed. Add cooked rice and chopped cheddar cheese to finish the dish off. The cheese will melt in your mouth, making it a delicious treat. Whether you add rice or not, the result is a meal that is not only healthy but also comforting and heals the soul.

Now, let’s talk about where Nancy’s yogurt is. It’s easy to find in many places in Northern California, like Raley’s, Bel Air Markets, Sprouts Farmers Market, Nugget Markets, Whole Foods Market, and a few natural foods co-ops. They have an online shop-finding tool to help you find the closest store.

Casseroles are more than just a way to get food. They are a sign of love that we want to share with people who are important to us. This Healthy Chicken Broccoli Casserole is a great meal for busy weeks, a kind gift for a friend who needs it, or just a way to feed yourself. It’s great for busy weeks because you can make a lot of it at once and store it.

So, the next time you go to the store, remember to buy what you need for this dish. You can share the love and happiness this delicious food brings with your family and friends by baking it for them to enjoy. It’s more than just food; it’s a moment of comfort, a memory to remember, and a feeling of being at home.


Chicken Casserole Delight

Chicken Casserole Delight

Recipe by Ghiyan

A nourishing chicken casserole, bursting with vibrant veggies and savory herbs, creating a wholesome and delightful dining experience.

Course: Chicken, CasseroleDifficulty: Easy
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  • Lean chicken breast

  • Assorted colorful vegetables

  • Olive oil

  • Herbs and spices (rosemary, thyme, garlic powder)

  • Sauce (low-fat yogurt or a light cream base)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Sauté diced chicken in olive oil until golden.
  • In a baking dish, layer sautéed chicken, sliced veggies, and sprinkle herbs.
  • Repeat layers until the dish is full.
  • Pour a mix of low-fat yogurt or light cream sauce over the layers.
  • Bake for 30-35 mins, or until golden and bubbly.
  • Allow it to rest for a few minutes before serving.


  • Customize veggies and spices for a personal touch. Substitute yogurt with a light cream base for a creamy texture.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 1g
  • Total number of serves: 4
  • Calories: 250kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 300mg
  • Potassium: 450mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Vitamin A: 500IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
  • Calcium: 80mg
  • Iron: 2mg


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