If you’re eating low carb but you want a taste explosion, this millionaire chicken casserole is going to knock your sock off. You won’t believe the flavor! Sometimes it’s hard to balance macronutrients for weight loss because everything is burdened down with tons of carbs, but this chicken dish can help you feel satisfied without a ton of carbs.

Low Carb Millionaire Chicken Casserole

Millionaire Chicken

Millionaire chicken casserole is a modern twist on the classic millionaire chicken dish. Instead of roasting a whole chicken, the dish is prepared in a casserole dish and baked in the oven. The casserole consists of shredded chicken mixed with rich and flavorful ingredientsMillionaire chicken casserole is a crowd-pleasing dish that is perfect for feeding a large group, and its decadent flavors are sure to make it a hit at any gathering.

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chicken casserole right out of the oven

Low carb recipes

There are many reasons why someone may choose to eat low-carb recipes. One of the most common reasons is to manage weight or improve overall health. Eating a low-carb diet has been shown to be effective for weight loss because it can help reduce hunger and decrease overall calorie intake. Additionally, low-carb diets have been linked to improved blood sugar control and may help lower the risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer.

Another reason someone may choose to eat low-carb recipes is to manage specific health conditions such as insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, or epilepsy. For these conditions, a low-carb diet may be recommended by a healthcare professional.

Low-carb meals can be delicious, satisfying, and filling, and can include a wide variety of foods such as meats, fish, vegetables, nuts, and healthy fats. Whether it’s for health reasons or personal preference, eating low-carb recipes can be a tasty and satisfying way to achieve your dietary goals.

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Balancing macronutrients, which include carbohydrates, protein, and fat, can help with weight loss in several ways.

First, balancing macronutrients can help reduce overall calorie intake. When meals are balanced with adequate amounts of protein, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates, they tend to be more filling and satisfying, which can help reduce hunger and prevent overeating.

Balancing macronutrients can help improve insulin sensitivity. Eating a diet high in simple carbohydrates, such as refined sugars and grains, can cause spikes in blood sugar levels and lead to insulin resistance. When insulin levels are elevated, the body is more likely to store fat, which can make weight loss more difficult. By balancing macronutrients and choosing complex carbohydrates that are rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fats, blood sugar levels can be better controlled, and insulin sensitivity can be improved.

Balancing macronutrients can help preserve muscle mass during weight loss. Adequate protein intake is essential for maintaining muscle mass, which is important for overall health and weight loss. When the body loses weight, it can lose both fat and muscle tissue. By eating adequate amounts of protein and balancing macronutrients, the body can better preserve muscle tissue while losing fat, which can help improve body composition and lead to sustainable weight loss.

So give balancing your diet a try. And add more nutrients to your diet by using most of your carbs to get healthy nutritious fruits and vegetables in your diet. Meals with vegetables like these can help! You’ll be eating the rainbow in no time. And if you hate vegetables like I used to, you can learn to change. Turns out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. And my health is so much better for it!

If you want more of my weight loss story and how I grew up on little Debbies and soda and learned how to change my health and life through exercise and nutrition, check out this nutrition guide. It has some basic dos and don’ts that my wife and I used for me to lose 100 pounds and be on no medication at age 53. There are also some sample meal plans in there. It was a long process, not a quick fix, but if I can do it, so can you!

adding creamy sauce to shredded chicken
keto chicken casserole ready to bake

Millionaire Chicken Casserole

millionaire chicken casserole in a bowl on a board

Millionaire Chicken Casserole

This rich savory creamy Millionaire Chicken Casserole is gluten free, low carb, and keto friendly too. It's also down right delicious and satisfying. It will fill you up!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. Shredded chicken
  • 1 C. Heavy whipping cream
  • C. Sour cream
  • ½ tsp. Chicken Bouillon powder
  • ½ tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 C. Shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • ½ C. Cottage cheese
  • 1 C. Crushed pork rind crumbs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add the heavy whipping cream, sour cream, bouillon powder, garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste to a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Simmer until the mixture thickens and is combined.
  • Stir in the shredded cheese until melted.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool.
  • In a bowl, combine the pork rind crumbs and parmesan cheese until well combined.
  • Mix together the shredded chicken, cottage cheese and sauce mixture.
  • Spread the mixture in the bottom of a well greased casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle with the pork rind crumb mixture, and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Let cool 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • ¼ C. Parmesan cheese grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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