chicken kebabs

Simple Suggestions for Killer Kebabs

Posted on August 7, 2014

Show off those vibrant colors of summer veggies and enjoy a fantastic dinner by tossing some chicken and veggie kebabs onto the grill. More »

peanut chicken pasta

5 Rules For Perfect Lunch Box Packing

Posted on August 7, 2014

Here are a few tried and true rules when it comes to packing healthy lunches that make it into the kid’s bellies rather than the compost bin. More »

3 Quick Delish Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

Posted on August 7, 2014

These back-to-school lunch ideas require very little know-how and ultimately use up leftovers from last night’s dinner. More »

salsa chicken

Cool Down with Spicy Salsa Chicken

Posted on June 26, 2014

The perfect foil to simple grilled chicken, here are 3 unique spicy salsa recipes that’ll keep you away from the heat of the kitchen and cool you down as you eat. More »

middle eastern grilled chicken

Grilled Chicken Around the Globe

Posted on June 26, 2014

Take some culinary cues from a few different cultures and you’ll never be hungry for a new grilled chicken recipe idea again. More »

grilled chicken caesar

5 Great Uses for Grilled Chicken

Posted on June 13, 2014

Totally versatile and family friendly, having extra grilled chicken breast makes simple weeknight meals a snap. More »

Sweet and Tangy Chicken Wings

4 Quick Cooking Lessons for Grads

Posted on June 11, 2014

Between lecture halls and study groups, there are likely still a few very important life lessons grads have yet to learn. Fortunately, we’ve put together a little Cooking 101 to catch them up to speed. More »

chicken marinades

Memorable Chicken Marinades

Posted on May 9, 2014

Now that you’ve broken in the grill, it’s time to get serious about al fresco dining. That means mixing it up with a bunch of new chicken marinades. More »

chicken pasta salad

Perfectly Portable Pasta Salad

Posted on May 9, 2014

Add a little grilled or roasted chicken to your pasta salad and these scrumptious sides suddenly take over the center of the plate. More »

free range chicken

How to Carve a Roasted Chicken

Posted on April 20, 2014

Why roast a whole chicken only to have to carve it in the end, when you can purchase an 8-piece cut up chicken just as easily? The answer is that cooking and carving a whole roasted FreeBird chicken is an art. Find out how: More »

Picnic Perfect Chicken Salad

Posted on April 11, 2014

Celebrating the fresh flavor of farm-raised chicken, this is the ultimate chicken salad recipe for your picnic basket. More »

Chop’t Rolls with Farm to Fork

Posted on April 11, 2014

We caught up with Catherine Lederer, Chop’t Creative Salad Company’s VP of food & beverage for insights on the importance of impeccable sourcing. More »

Chinese Chicken Salad

Better Your Brunch with Chinese Chicken Salad

Posted on April 3, 2014

Salads, sandwiches, pastas and yes, eggs are all fair game for brunch. With that in mind, consider a menu that allows you to get the cooking out of the way before mom stops by like this Chinese Chicken Salad. More »

marinated chicken

3 Ways to Save Money in Your Kitchen

Posted on April 1, 2014

At this time of year, we’re all looking for a little extra cash. From our kitchen to yours, here are a few ways to save. More »

garden vegetable for chicken veggie recipes

Save the Earth While You Eat

Posted on March 18, 2014

Want to eat right and save the environment? That’s what we thought. Here’s our top 5 list of ways that you can eat right while you do right.
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easy healthy chicken recipes

5 Chicken Sliders for March Madness Munching

Posted on March 10, 2014

With these fab five chicken slider recipes on hand you’d be mad not to give ’em a shot. More »

How to Make Unforgettable Chicken Fajitas

Posted on March 10, 2014

If you want to learn how to make chicken fajitas that taste like they come form the local cantina, follow these simple tips and you can’t go wrong. More »

Chicken Stock Recipe

How to Make Chicken Stock that Rocks

Posted on February 15, 2014

Follow these simple suggestions for how to make chicken stock and you’ll have a fabulous foundation for all of your favorite soups, stews, sauces and more. More »

Ski Cuisine Braised Chicken

Posted on February 11, 2014

You can easily fill your home with the aroma of a slow cooked meal and enjoy a perfectly braised dish after hitting the slopes if you follow a few helpful hints. More »

chicken casserole

Love it and Leave: Dutch Oven Ideas

Posted on February 6, 2014

Want to put your favorite pot to use to warm up your household? Here are a few of our favorite Dutch oven ideas to get your started. More »

Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

Gluten-Free Growth Projected for 2014

Posted on January 23, 2014

NEW OXFORD, PA, January 23, 2014 — Gluten Free looks poised for continued growth in 2014, according new research conducted on behalf of FreeBird chicken.  Four in ten health conscious respondents (41%) are planning to buy more gluten-free products this year, with … More »

5 Slimming New Year’s Swaps

Posted on January 10, 2014

Check out our Grilled Chicken Quinoa and a few of our favorite slimming swaps that will keep your waste line in check and your tastebuds satisfied all year long. More »

3 Kitchen Projects with Kids

Posted on January 10, 2014

Not only is spending time in the kitchen a great all-family activity but it teaches the kids practical skills that they’ll certainly use later in life. Here are three ideas for your next big snow day, rainstorm or sleepy Sunday. More »

5 Tips for Fabulous Finger Food

Posted on December 19, 2013

In addition to making little bites that taste delicious, it’s important to consider how they eat in real life situations. More »

Perfect Holiday Chicken Preparations

Posted on December 4, 2013

Just like that little black dress, chicken can be dressed up for any occasion. Here are some of our favorite ways to feature chicken at your festive feast. More »

braised chicken curry

Fall for this Chicken Curry Recipe

Posted on November 8, 2013

Many comfort foods from around the world, like chicken curry, are simple to prepare, take less time than you might think and certain to add a little excitement to your weeknight menu. More »

chicken parmesan

How to Make The Best Chicken Parmesan Ever

Posted on November 8, 2013

While there are certainly many ways to make this family-friendly favorite, we’ve broken it down into 8 easy steps so that you can make the cheesiest, crispiest, very best chicken parmesan recipe ever! More »

Chicken Enchiladas Kick off Casserole Season

Posted on October 3, 2013

This being the kickoff of the comfort food season, it’s time to collect a few casserole recipes to turn cold nights into cozy ones. More »

Chicken Stew Makes Perfect Halloween Cuisine

Posted on October 3, 2013

The grab and go appeal of a slice or two is hard to resist on Halloween night. That is, unless you have a steaming pot of chicken stew perfuming the house. More »

peanut chicken pasta

Kid-Friendly Lunches They’ll Love

Posted on August 30, 2013

Lunch, like any other meal, is an opportunity to enjoy a variety of foods. If that means peanut butter and jelly once in a while, that’s just great. But what about a salad, soup or perhaps a pasta throughout the rest of the month? More »

chicken pomadoro recipe

Time Saving Chicken Pomodoro

Posted on August 30, 2013

As far as tomatoes go, there’s no time like the present. That means the price is down, the flavor is up and these plump puppies are making the produce aisle more colorful and aromatic than ever. Just imagine what they’ll do for your meals? More »

chicken cones

Not Quite Ice Cream Cones for Dinner

Posted on July 30, 2013

The act of eating something we can hold in one hand is super-fun and totally game changing. Here’s a new way to think about delivering some fun fast food that your whole family will love. More »

BBQ chicken sandwich

3 Awesome Slaws for Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Posted on July 30, 2013

Combining crunchy veggies with herbs, spices and savory flavors, a slaw can hit the spot, providing a refreshing crunch with every bite. Here are three ideas that will keep your backyard BBQ menu fresh for another few months. More »

figgy grilled chicken

How to Create a Contest Winning Recipe

Posted on July 3, 2013

A contest winning recipe doesn’t just have to taste delish. Find out the other elements that compose an award winning dish. More »

grilled teriyaki chicken

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

Posted on July 2, 2013

Find out how adding a simple sweet and savory teriyaki marinade to your next batch of drumsticks will make your next grill session a surefire success. More »

grilled chicken santa fe salad

3 Amazing Grilled Chicken Salads

Posted on June 5, 2013

Here are some of our favorite grilled chicken salad recipe ideas to get you through those hazy, lazy wonderful summer days. More »

pollo asada

Chicken Tacos for Dad’s Day

Posted on June 3, 2013

There’s no doubt that dabbling in Mexican fare will make dad’s day. Try these Pollo Asada Tacos for a great grill recipe the whole family will love. More »

grilled chicken scramble

Simple Swap for a Rockin’ Recipe

Posted on May 3, 2013

With way less fat and some serious savory flavor, diced grilled chicken breast is not only a delicious option for the most important meal of the day, but a healthy choice as well. More »

pairing pasta with chicken

Pairing Pasta with Chicken

Posted on March 28, 2013

When it comes to preparing chicken, there’s absolutely no reason to cook just enough for your dinner table. Same goes for pasta. Here are some suggestions for pairing these two dinnertime staples. More »

chicken fingers

How to Make Perfectly Crispy Chicken Fingers

Posted on March 1, 2013

Want to score big with your family and friends for the next game? Learn how to make perfect chicken fingers and watch your TV room turn into the hottest ticket in the hood. Here’s how: More »

chicken and rice

Chicken and Rice Around the World

Posted on February 26, 2013

Chicken and rice are a perfect combination.Around the globe, chefs treat this awesome twosome very differently depending on their roots. Which way is best? Try one or all of these combos and decide for yourself. More »

healthy chicken recipes

Winter Vegetables Warm Up to Chicken

Posted on January 25, 2013

When the thermostat can dip below freezing, it’s time for hearty stick-to-your-ribs fare. Of course, that’s not all meat and potatoes. In fact, pair a roasted, braised or stewed FreeBird with any of the following veggies and it rivals the most decadent of comfort cuisine. More »

chicken casserole

Potluck Perfection

Posted on December 17, 2012

At this time of the year, potlucks have a way of sneaking up on us and stressing out even the most adept holiday entertainers. Here are a few tips to create perfect potluck dishes that are simple enough to squeeze into the busiest season of the year. More »

natural chicken

Why Everyone’s Talking about Glycemic Index

Posted on December 16, 2012

Isn’t it hard enough to track calories, fat, fiber and the other details written on the nutrition panel of every package? Now, the word on the street is that if we want to lose weight and sustain our energy, we have to subscribe to a low Glycemic Index diet. Find out how. More »

Chicken Soup

Surviving on Soup

Posted on December 16, 2012

If you have just a few minutes of prep, a short list of ingredients and a little patience (best things come to those who wait and all), you can prepare a variety of delicious chicken soup recipes to help you weather the season. More »

easy healthy chicken recipes

5 Easy Appetizers Starring Chicken Nuggets

Posted on November 30, 2012

Chicken nuggets and Popcorn Chicken are both childhood favorites. Starting with these tasty morsels of our youthful years, here are a variety of two-bite nibbles that will kick off your holiday party with some youthful cheer. More »

Sweet and Tangy Chicken Wings

Watch and Wing It

Posted on October 24, 2012

Football season has arrived. Bringing with it an undeniable craving for those rockin’ little finger foods that we know and love: Wings. If you want to know how to make oven roasted chicken wings that score every time follow our playbook. More »

apricot chicken

Preparing for a Full House

Posted on October 24, 2012

As if cooking the Thanksgiving meal wasn’t enough, these days hosting the holiday weekend (or week as the case may be) means feeding an army for at least a few days in a row. Whether you’re providing home base for all of the relatives this year or opening up the house for a few friends, here are our top make ahead dishes to keep the whole crew well fed. More »

pot pie

Killer Casseroles that Rock

Posted on October 3, 2012

The cool weather turns on our cravings for stick-to-your-bones meals that come perfectly packaged when baked in a casserole dish. Here are some of our FreeBird favs: More »

garden vegetable for chicken veggie recipes

Cool Chicken Veggie Recipes

Posted on September 5, 2012

Whether your garden is overflowing with its harvest or you’re just taken by all of those fantastic colors in the vegetable aisle, add some FreeBird and it’s easy to create a beautiful dinner in no time flat! More »

Kid Friendly Chicken Recipes

5 Top Kid-friendly Chicken Recipe Ideas

Posted on August 29, 2012

Just in time for back to school, here are a few of our kid friendly favorite ways to serve up a FreeBIrd. More »

Grilled Chicken Recipe

Leftover Grilled Chicken Rocks Lunchtime

Posted on June 1, 2012

Here are some of our summery-est ideas for cold, grilled chicken. More »

Spice Rubs for Dads Day

Spice Rubs for Dad’s Day

Posted on June 1, 2012

Create dry seasoning combos that dad can use on his favorite FreeBird and he’ll enjoy praise for his perfect grilling prowess all Summer long. More »

Off the Charts Chicken Salad

Off the Charts Chicken Salads

Posted on May 17, 2012

If you’ve ever tasted a truly great chicken salad–and you know you have–it’s impossible to ignore. Interested in learning the secret to chicken salad success? We’ve got your back. More »

chicken organic

Delicious Gifts for Rockin Moms

Posted on April 30, 2012

How about getting into the kitchen yourself to show mom the love? We’ve got a few delicious DIY gifts to help you get started. More »

Picnic Perfect Chicken

Posted on April 24, 2012

To help you get ready for the warmer weather, we’ve put together our top five fabulous cold chicken recipe ideas perfect for any al fresco occasion. More »

Creative Stir Fry Combos

Posted on April 15, 2012

The flavors of a variety of different regions come together in this simple stovetop technique. Try one of these favorites or follow the beat of your own drumstick. More »


Take a Survey and Enter to Win

Posted on April 9, 2012

How often do you get in the kitchen and strut your stuff? What strikes your fancy once you get in there? Fill out this survey and enter to win! More »

Marinades that make the grill

Marinades that Make the Grill

Posted on March 31, 2012

Nothing gives greater grilling results than learning how to prepare and use the best marinades ever. Lucky for you, we’ve got an idea or two to keep you fired up all season long! More »

Roast Chicken Recipes

More Than One Way to Roast Chicken

Posted on March 20, 2012

The best roasted chicken has golden crisp skin and juicy flavorful meat. Almost everyone can agree on that. So how is it that there are so many different recipes? More »

chicken frozen

Celebrate Frozen Foods Month with FreeBird

Posted on March 10, 2012

There really is a holiday (or month) for everything these days! So when we found out that March was frozen foods month, we were thrilled to have something to celebrate. More »

Congrats to Our One Pot Wonder Winners!

Posted on March 7, 2012

Congrats to our rockin’ recipe writing fans: Nina Lapierre, Mary Paccione and Lavella P. More »

Simple Secrets to Successful Stew

Simple Secrets to Successful Stew

Posted on February 24, 2012

Want to know the secret to a successful pot of simmering stew? We thought you’d never ask. More »

One Chicken Three Soups

Posted on February 17, 2012

Adding a variety of interesting ingredients to your typical steaming pot will have you delighting in the ultimate comfort food throughout the entire year. More »

healthy chicken breast recipes

Chicken Breast for a Healthy Heart

Posted on February 8, 2012

Boneless, skinless chicken breast is high in protein and low in fat, which means it’s perfect for those who want to lose weight, promote heart health or simply maintain a healthy diet. More »

Saving Time in your Kitchen

Saving Time in Your Kitchen

Posted on January 30, 2012

Try any or all of these five tricks and you’re sure to give yourself a little extra down time without sacrificing deliciousness on your dinner table. More »

Chicken Contest

Enter Our One Pot Wonder Contest

Posted on January 4, 2012

Enter our One Pot Wonder Recipe Contest. We’re looking for the tastiest FreeBird chicken entrees that can be made from start to finish all in one pan. More »

Pie in the Sky Ideas for Chicken Pot Pie

Posted on November 9, 2011

Inspired by flavors from all over the U.S., we’d like to take Chicken Pot Pie on the culinary road less traveled. More »

Chicken Pizza

Rock Your Pizza

Posted on October 27, 2011

Who says pizza night has to mean take-out? Pepperoni pies are so old school. The best way to get the most out of your pizza is to do it yourself. More »

Turn Up Your Tailgate

Posted on October 11, 2011

When given the proper attention, pre-game munching is worthy of it’s own cheering squad. If you really want to score big time this football season, feel free to steal a few moves from our playbook. More »


Posted on September 28, 2011

Taco night’s come a long way since the 70’s. Whether you’re all about the refried beans or you’re a little more adventurous, we’ve got some ideas to put on the taco table. More »

Boneless, Skinless Breast Cutlets, Thin Sliced

New Eco-Friendly Packaging

Posted on July 27, 2011

We’re even greener these days thanks to our new vacuum-sealed “eco-friendly trayless” packaging, which is both better for our customers and our environment. The new eco-friendly packages are vacuum-sealed, which maximizes freshness and is leak proof. In addition the packages … More »