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Today is my daddy’s 50th birthday.

Wait, 50?

This stylish noodle-warrior is 50 years old?

Collage of 8 photos of men fighting with pool noodles.

Let me simply inform you.

My daddy is unbelievable. Being with him makes me a much better individual and brings calm to my heart.

Alrightalrightalright. I simply revealed you an image of him releasing a major attack with a foam noodle. However truly, I assure, he is typically a relaxing individual.

When I was 5, my daddy understood whatever about the world. Then I turned 15. Hmmph.

Now that I’m 25, I understand that my daddy most likely can’t understand whatever about the world. However I’m still quite sure that he in fact does, since he’s my daddy and he’s incredible.

Papa, you motivate me! Thanks for being the very best. Ever.

Father and Daughter.

Alright. In honor of my daddy who is the primary finest ever, let’s speak about the second finest ever.

These chicken enchiladas. I’m sototallyinlovewiththem. When I think of the 6 portions of remaining enchiladas being in my refrigerator, my heart avoids a beat.

Chicken enchiladas in a white baking dish.

They’re chicken fulfills salsa fulfills corn fulfills beans fulfills CROCKPOT.

Now roll it up in a corn tortilla and leading it with melted cheese, avocado, crema, and more Cotija cheese. THAT is an enchilada mountain right there. Are these still thought about enchiladas if they do not have enchilada sauce? Much better concern: will anybody even care since they’re so so delicious? Right on.

PS. Number 3 finest ever: you can get away with a 5-minute exercise since they’re skinnay. And by 5-minute exercise, I suggest 5-minute raid of the chocolate chips.

Conferences? NBD. Simply a reason to consume some cold enchilada leftovers in my class. #yum

Chicken enchiladas in a white baking dish with half an avocado.

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Skinny Chicken Enchilada

Skinny Chicken Enchiladas

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These slim chicken enchiladas are very simple and healthy, too! Filling made in the crockpot!

Active Ingredients


  1. Put the very first 6 components in a crockpot. If your salsa is not really saucy, make sure to consist of the 1/4 cup water or more if essential. Prepare on high for about 3 hours (or longer on the low setting) up until chicken is prepared through. You can likewise cut the chicken breasts into halves to assist them prepare quicker. Usage 2 forks to shred the chicken and blend whatever together.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Soften the corn tortillas in the microwave, 3 at a time, for about 25 seconds. Fill them with a couple of tablespoons of filling, roll when, and location seam-side down in a big baking meal (I did 2 smaller sized baking meals). Continue up until all tortillas have actually been filled, rolled and positioned in meal. Make certain to load them in firmly beside each other so that they do not split up.
  3. Sprinkle equally with the shredded cheese and bake for about 15-20 minutes, up until cheese is melted and bubbly and whatever is heated up through.
  4. Get rid of from oven and drizzle with crema. Sprinkle with avocado pieces, fresh cilantro, and Cotija cheese falls apart.


The corn tortillas will begin to disintegrate on the top throughout baking if you do not warm them up enough prior to baking.

For the crema, I simply made a fake-out variation with about 3 tbs. sour cream and 2 tbs. cream. I blended it together up until it was smooth, velvety, and drizzle-able. Likewise, I utilized part yellow corn and part shoepeg corn, that made the texture more intriguing.

Serving size for the nutrition truths is 2 enchiladas.

Keywords: slim chicken enchiladas, chicken enchiladas, healthy chicken enchiladas

Sooo I’m understanding that I may have missed out on a couple of things that would fall someplace in between my daddy and chicken enchiladas on the very best Ever list.

Like my hubby and my future pet dog.

However the melted cheese has actually exuded its method into my brain and is obstructing my capability to think of this plainly, so I believe that we’re simply going to opt for it for today. K? Pleased Enchiladaing!

Skinny Chicken Enchilada - Super easy and super healthy. Throw ingredients in the crockpot and roll together. Top it off with melted cheese, avocado, crema, and more Cotija cheese.

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