Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Chicken pot pie is one of those classic winter comfort foods that we all can’t get enough of. Here at The Chic we’re suckers for a good slow-cooker recipe, like this Slow-Cooker Jalapeño Creamed Corn or this delicious Slow-Cooker White Bean, Sausage and Kale Soup. So we wanted to bring you something new with all… Read more »

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

Would you look at that big ridiculous grin on my face? I can’t help it, Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry makes me so happy. This was the most common dinner served in our home growing up… we had it at least once a week. It’s a great option to fit into your meal plan and can… Read more »

Margherita French Bread Pizza

For this week’s $3 dinner I thought pizzas would be fun! After all, kiddos love pizza and when it’s a super simple version like this Margherita French Bread Pizza moms and dads love it too! ~Rachel  We begin by toasting the bread in the oven first. Brush the bread with the garlic, herb infused olive… Read more »

Cheerwine Pork Roast

As it happens, I have not one but two chic staffers who were born and raised in North Carolina. That means 20% of Chic HQ are die-hard crazy fans of Cheerwine. If you’re like me and are just hearing about Cheerwine for the first time, allow me to fill you in. It’s this delicious and totally iconic… Read more »

Mushroom Chicken

When we started creating $3 Dinners here on the site it was because I believe every parent should be able to feed their kiddos a healthy dinner without spending a ton of money. Inexpensive meals are possible, you just have to pick a handful of great ingredients instead of a dozen. This week’s recipe for… Read more »

Arugula Salad Pizza

Its time for another installment of our series, Chic 3 Dollar Dinners (that’s 3 dollars per person, for a family of four!) This time around, we’re bringing you this healthier vegetarian pizza recipe, Arugula Salad Pizza. It’s not only easy to make, but you can feel good about your family eating it, too!  The greatest… Read more »

Baked Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

We’re always thinking of using pumpkin for all of our baking, and dessert recipes but somehow we forget that pumpkins themselves aren’t actually sweet. You can also use this fall time gourd for savory dishes as well. Like this delicious Baked Pumpkin Mac and Cheese. We take a little help from the store using a… Read more »

Shrimp Pesto Arugula Pasta

We’re always on the run, never having enough time to make a meal for our families. Let’s not even talk about the fact that going to the grocery store can be pretty pricey. Our Chic $3 Dinners are meant to make feeding your family tastier and less expensive! This shrimp pesto arugula pasta is not… Read more »

Mashed Cauliflower

Even though we all love a good mashed potato, we do have to stay open to many different options when it comes to side dishes. If you’ve never tried mashed cauliflower before, then you’re missing out. It’s the perfect substitute for a potato and it happens to be extremely easy to make! Bring a large… Read more »

Avocado Tuna Melts

The Chic’s #CHIC3DD meals are back! In this edition we’re bringing you these delicious Avocado Tuna Melts! With just 12 bucks you can feed your family of four. Ditch those trips to the drive-thru and give your family something you can actually be proud of! Healthy and cost efficient, this sandwich is the perfect weeknight… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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