Often times, life can be excruciating and challenging. For all of those difficult moments, there is always hope for moments that are better. Making this recipe was one of those victorious moments for me. It was extremely refreshing to make this All Natural, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chicken Casserole and have thumbs up from the whole family. These are the experiences that help to override those challenges that come day by day.
All Natural Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Chicken Casserole
2 cups Homemade Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Cream of Chicken
1/4 cup Vegenaise (all natural mayo)
1/4 cup coconut milk
1/4 tsp pepper
3 cups Gluten-Free Rice Spiral Noodles
1 1/2 chicken breasts
2 cups frozen broccoli
2 TBSP Earth Balance natural buttery spread
2 cups of Homemade Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Bread chunks
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Heat a pan and cut the boneless skinless chicken breasts into small chunks. Place in the pan and cook until the chicken is not pink. Sprinkle pepper on the chicken while cooking.
Cooked Chunks of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
While the chicken is cooking, bring water to a boil in a pan. Place the 3 cups of Gluten-Free Spiral Noodles in the water and cook according to package instructions.
Gluten Free Spiral Rice Noodles
While the chicken and noodles are cooking, put the Cream of Chicken, milk, Vegenaise, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well.
Mix for Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken Casserole
Once the chicken and noodles are done, place the noodles, chicken, and then broccoli in a 9 X 13 pan.
Broccoli Noodles and Chicken
Pour the Cream of Chicken mixture over the noodles and chicken.
Mix Added to Broccoli Chicken and Noodles
In a bowl, crumble the Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Bread into chunks. Melt the all natural buttery spread and pour over the bread, stirring as it is poured. Slowly sprinkle garlic powder while stirring the bread (make sure the garlic powder is evenly dispersed).
Gluten Free Dairy Free Bread with Buttery Spread and Garlic Powder
Evenly spoon the bread over the Chicken Casserole.
Garlic Bread on Top of All Natural Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken Casserole
Place the casserole in a preheated 350 degree oven uncovered. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve.