Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe + Giveaway

By Shannon Gurnee
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September 12, 2017
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This is a sponsored post with Harmony Books. All opinions are mine.

I love to cook meals for my family, but honestly, sometimes I feel like I’m cooking the same thing over and over again. I recently discovered Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table and love it because it is filled with delicious, family friendly recipes! In fact, I chose to cook one of our favorites – Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe.

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About Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table

By Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison

Published by Harmony Books and Available In Stores September 12th, 2017

From the bestselling authors of the Trim Healthy Mama Plan and Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook, a new cookbook for the whole family! The Trim Healthy Mamas have helped hundreds of thousands of women lose weight and live healthier lives with their bestselling cookbook and eating plan and now they are ready to help the entire family! After experiencing incredible life transformations of their own, readers want to be able to help their families feel better and trim down, too. Trim HealthyTable is just the answer. It bursts with over 300 family friendly, delicious and trimming recipes, along with practical advice on how to healthfully nourish your family without going insane and chaining yourself to the kitchen.

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Bestselling authors and sisters Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett have 18 children between them and their two families have been thriving on theTrim Healthy Mama plan for years. Trim Healthy Table contains all their best tips, tricks and encouragement for families, whether large or small. Serene and Pearl shamelessly share cunning ways to get picky eaters gobbling down veggies and other healthy foods they usually detest. You will learn how to painlessly use whole, unprocessed foods, including blood-sugar friendly carbs, fats, proteins, fruits and vegetables to create meals even the fussiest kids (and husbands) will love. You’ll also learn how one basic meal can make a whole family happy even with different nutritional needs. The quick and easy recipes include lots of one-pot dishes such as, skillet meals, slow cooker meals, electric pressure cooker meals, casserole and soups. With the recipes you can wake up to hearty breakfasts, prepare bars for on-the-go or try a creamy, quick-to-make smoothie, even Indulge yourself with the many trimming desserts…cake for breakfast is celebrated! And, if you’re simply looking for single serve 5 – 10 minute meals, the “Hangry Meal” chapter has you covered.

In addition to the hundreds of recipes, included is a “Simple Start Guide to the Trim Healthy Plan” which concisely explains how you can trimdown by getting your blood sugar under control and how to, ever so gently, help other members in your family who may be struggling with weight issues. So, gather your family, bring them to the Trim HealthyTable… eat up… and trim down!

Be sure to follow the Trim Healthy Mamas on FacebookPinterest, and Twitter.Check out their Podcast and YouTube channel for more Trim Healthycontent!

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About the Authors

PEARL BARRETT and SERENE ALLISON are sisters who share a passion for healthy eating. They both have large boisterous families and love to experiment in the kitchen on ways to best nourish their families while staying slim and healthy in the process. They are former Christian recording artists who traveled extensively for the record label, but they relinquished their touring careers to embrace a life at home with children, dinners, dishes, and diapers. They never looked back.

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Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe

This simple, flavorful soup lends itself perfectly to the crockpot or electric pressure cooker. This is level 1 cooking – you can’t mess this up, so go ahead and wow your family! You have the option of making this more of a cream-based soup by adding in cream cheese, which makes it an S, your choice. A time-saving and flavor-boosting tip is to put all the ingredients except the broth in a gallon-size baggie in the fridge to marinate, either the night before or whenever you get a chance. Then just plop it into your pot when ready to cook and add the broth.

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs (use breasts for FP and E), thawed if frozen
  • 2 quarts chicken broth (with an optional 4 tablespoons Just Gelatin or Integral Collagen)
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Ro-tel-styled diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced, fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 (10- to 12-ounce) bag frozen small-cut seasoning blend (**Shannon’s Notes: this is a blend of diced onion, celery and green or red bell pepper)
  • 1 teaspoon Mineral Salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, or 4 to 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon chipotle powder (optional for an extra-awesome kick)
  • 1 (8-ounce) package 1/3 less fat cream cheese* (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional), for serving

**For DF: Leave out the cream cheese.

Directions

Put all the ingredients (except the cream cheese and lime wedges) in a crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours. If using the cream cheese, remove 1 cup of the hot broth and place it in a blender with cream cheese. Blend until smooth, then stir into the crockpot.

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Remove the chicken and shred on a plate with 2 forks. Return to the pot, stir well to combine, and serve with a squirt of lime (if using).

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ELECTRIC PRESSURE COOKER DIRECTIONS: Add all the ingredients except the cream cheese and lime wedges to the pressure cooker. Seal and cook at high pressure for 25 minutes. Use natural pressure release. If including optional cream cheese, follow the crockpot directions. Shred the chicken.

MAKE A FAMILY MEAL: For the weight-loss plan, enjoy as in a bowl for an FP or have the FP version with sprouted-grain toast or baked corn chips on the side and a garnish-size amount of cheese for an E. Want to have it as an S? Include the cream cheese. Or else leave it out and top with options of grated cheese, diced avocado, or perhaps a dollop of sour cream. Try one of the S-friendly bread sides in the Breads chapter with butter. Growing children can enjoy this with cheese and baked corn chips or another healthy carb such as buttered sprouted-grain bread for a Crossover.

Reprinted from Trim Healthy Mama; Trim Healthy Table. Copyright ©2017 by Pearl P. Barrett and Serene C. Allison. Published by Harmony Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

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Giveaway

One (1) winner will receive a copy of Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table!!

Open to US residents only. Prizing provided by Harmony Books 

Why would you like to own Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table??

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

60 Responses to “Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe + Giveaway”

  1. I’d like to win because I enjoy recipe books to get more meal inspiration.

  2. Julie Wood says:

    I really want to win this amazing healthy cookbook! I have changed my diet and this cookbook is great to help me do it! Thanks for this giveaway. It is awesome!

  3. Elena says:

    I would love to win because I want to eat healthier

  4. Leela says:

    I’m always looking for new recipes to try and this one looks great!

  5. Natalie says:

    Would like it for healthier meals that my kids would eat

  6. Ahhhh! That sounds absolutely amazing! I can see serving this with some tortilla chips for a total taco night bowl of awesome!

  7. Yay! I can’t wait to make this for the family! I love to make soups out of anything I can. In fact, I make a taco soup all the time, so this is going to be well-received at home.

  8. Theresa says:

    I love cookbooks and feel you can never have enough that feature healthy recipes. The fajita soup sounds amazing!

  9. Jeanine says:

    This looks tasty! Loving all the soup and crockpot recipes coming out. I’ll have to try this. Looks easy to make too!

  10. I’ve heard lots about the trim healthy mama brand but I haven’t seen any of their recipes before. Looks like a good one, I don’t think I’ve ever tried a fajita soup before.

  11. Sarah Bailey says:

    Hands up this time of year is just perfect for a good bowl of soup. I totally need to try your chicken fajita recipe as it sounds delicious.

  12. Meagan says:

    This sounds like a great recipe. I bet my family would love it for dinner one night.

  13. This soup sounds perfect. We love those tex mex flavors, and it’s perfect for fall!

  14. tara pittman says:

    That soup looks so easy to make. My family would enjoy all the chicken.

  15. Di Hickman says:

    I don’t think the book would help me as I eat vegan but sounds like a great giveaway. I have a crockpot and we use it occasionally.

  16. This looks like an awesome book, loaded with tons of awesome and healthy recipes. I have to get my hands on it…I’m a journey to a healthy “me” and I plan to lead by example for my family.

  17. Erica says:

    Learning how to cook healthy food is such an important part of a lasting lifestyle change. So it’s great to have a book that’s filled with so many healthy recipes. When people see that healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland or difficult, it’s really a game changer.

  18. Pam says:

    I have heard so much about the Trim Healthy Mama plans. This sounds really yummy.

  19. I love that more and more cookbooks are all about healthy food that’s also packed with flavor so the whole family will love it! It’s really important to eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle. This cookbook is a must have.

  20. Mei says:

    Ahhh! I so needed this book. Something healthy and easy 🙂 the crock pot kind of meal is my thing. Just looking at those pictures made me really drool.

  21. I totally need more easy, healthy recipes like this in my go-to family dinner toolbox! It’s so hard to eat healthily while pleasing everyone’s taste and not taking all night preparing a meal for my family, and this recipe/book sound like they’d be a HUGE help with this!

  22. Joely Smith says:

    What a wonderful duo! If I won I would gift this to my daughter. She loves to cook but is wanting to learn to cook more healthy meals. At 22 years old it’s easy for people her age to just eat junk but she knows it will catch up to her!

  23. I love any kind of recipe that can be make in a crock pot and this one looks delicious. Going to have to try it. Thanks for sharing.

  24. I will have to get a copy of this cook book. I have a very picky eater, and it is always a struggle because I am not a very good cook. I can use all the help I can get. Sounds like it has a lot of great tips that would be very useful in our kitchen.

  25. Kristi says:

    I would like to win because I feel like I really need some new ideas for our menu. I feel like we have the same things over and over.

  26. ricci says:

    I LOVE chicken fajitas but have never made them in the crock pot before!! I need to try this recipe!!

  27. Being a registered dietitian, I am all about feeding families healthy meals! What a great cookbook that many families will surely benefit from!

  28. Angela @marathonsandmotivation.com says:

    Chicken Fajita soup sounds and looks amazing! I think my entire family will LOVE this meal…YUM!!! 🙂

  29. Myrah Duque says:

    I’ve never tried Fajita soups but reading about it and your recipe, I will definitely give a shot very soon!

  30. Wow, that chicken fajita soup looks healthy and delicious. I will make it in the fall when the weather is cooler.

  31. Cat Khanh says:

    Thanks for sharing this recipe and this cookbook. It is very important to make healthy meals for your family everyday and a book with healthy recipe would be a wonderful choice. I will have to get a copy of it!

  32. Ave says:

    Trim Healthy Mama’s Trim Healthy Table cookbook would be a perfect gift for all the families. The Chicken Fajita Soup sounds super easy to make and looks delicious!

  33. Ashley Grant says:

    That soup looks so good. I’m a big believer in the idea that healthy can be tasty, so I love that your book focuses on things that taste good and are good for you!

  34. GiGi Eats says:

    I do love me some chicken fajitas – YUM! In soup form – never tried it!!

  35. I can totally relate to the part about feeling where you are making the same thing over and over. We fall into such a rut when it comes to mealtime, and during the school year, things get so crazy. I need to re-think my cooking and check this out!

  36. Crockpot recipes are the best and boy does this one look scrumptious!!! I can see my family lining up for dinner with this on the menu.

  37. Adaleta says:

    Yum this sounds like such a good recipe, I would love to try it and check out more from this cookbook!

  38. My husband loves fajitas so I bet this would be a winner at my house. Thanks for the tips!

  39. Cecilia says:

    Great photos, and the soup looks so delicious! This is a recipe I must try soon! Thank you for this good and healthy recipe 🙂

  40. Lynndee says:

    That soup looks delicious! We are trying to eat healthy over here so I would love to have a copy of the cookbook.

  41. Great meal to make as a huge batch and freeze and reheat during the fall weeks. I personally have never had chicken fajita soup, so this would be a first for me. But, your pics makes it look like I have been missing out.
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  42. Dogvills says:

    I would love to have this cookbook. Sometimes I feel I am making the same dish over and over and I like to have new ones to try, especially those that are healthy and tasty.

  43. This cookbook looks awesome! I love the idea of trying Fajita soup. It looks so delicious.

  44. We do tacos night every couple of weeks, this recipe would be great and different..I am sure the family will love it!

  45. Theresa N says:

    I’d like to win because I’m always looking for healthy recipes.

  46. Terry says:

    I would love to win as I love trying new recipes that are healthy.

  47. I am in need of some new recipes because we seem to eat the same things over and over. I love the crockpot too.

    I bet this soup is super flavorful and something that my family would love. You lost me with all the initials. Lol

  48. This recipe looks amazing. Perfect for serving a hungry family. Will have to check out this new cookbook. I’m a big fan of books that focus on creating delicious, healthy meals.

  49. HilLesha says:

    I have never several cookbooks, but I’d love to add this one to my growing collection. I’m always searching for new recipes!

  50. I love cookbooks. It helps me discover a lot of new dishes that I can cook for the whole family.

  51. Rebecca says:

    18 children between them?! Oh my goodness. That being said, this looks absolutely delicious! Perfect for the chillier temps coming this way.

  52. Amber Nelson says:

    That sounds so good! i can’t wait to try this recipe. This is right up my alley. I bet my family would love it!

  53. Daniel M says:

    always like trying new recipes

  54. Steph says:

    I always need new inspiration

  55. Brittany says:

    Oh wow this looks so good! I would love to whip this up over the weekend. I ‘m always looking for quick and easy recipes.

  56. I bet that smells amazing while cooking. I’m on a hunt for soup recipes for winter. I need to check out this book while I’m at it.

  57. Lauren says:

    I am always looking for healthy recipe ideas.

  58. Nickole Heim says:

    I need meal inspiration for my kids to eat healthier

  59. Becky Kinard says:

    The chicken fajita soup recipe sounds wonderful and not too difficult to make. I think my family would love this.

  60. Denise M says:

    I keep seeing recipes for this diet on Pinterest and I want to learn more

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