CHICKEN, BACON, RANCH LETTUCE CUPS

No words needed here! How about, Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Lettuce Cups by reciperunner.com?

Chicken salad flavored with crisp bacon and a healthy homemade ranch dressing! Serve it in lettuce cups for a light and fun presentation!

Pin it here: pinterest.com/pin/515802963549466466/Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Lettuce Cups |Lightened up chicken salad flavored with crisp bacon and a healthy ranch dressing! need chicken? https://www.zayconfresh.com/campaign/30

Our New Partners-In-Taste!

Introducing our team-up with Chicken Soup for the Soul! Products available on zayconfresh.com
Our New Partners-In-Taste!

Maybe you heard we were teaming up with Chicken Soup for the Soul?

Well we did. And the results are…delicious.

ZayconFresh.com is now the place to get more than just fresh, delicious meats. It’s the place to get great Broths, Sauces, and Meal Builders too!

We’re honored to team up with one of the most beloved companies in America! Chicken Soup for the Soul is a staple of both the publishing and food retail industries, and has a warm place in the hearts of millions who know they stand for good feelings and good food. Speaking of food, just think of what this team-up means for you! Imagine dinners prepped with Zaycon Fresh Chicken and a Chicken Soup for the Soul Sesame Ginger Meal Builder, for example. Or meatballs made with our Lean Ground Beef topped with their Rustic Tomato with Bacon Pasta Sauce!

With our fresh foods and our friend’s Broths, BBQ and Pasta Sauces, and Meal Builders, the flavor combinations are pretty much endless. Try one of these delicious new products and you’ll be trying ’em all soon!

The Delicious Products We Offer!

Shop BBQ Sauces: Try Classic, Sweet Chipotle Bourbon, Honey Mustard, or Buffalo! You can’t go wrong with any of these tasty, tangy sauces.

Shop Meal Builders: The perfect addition to fresh meats from Zaycon Fresh. Try the Sloppy Joe Meal Builder, the Sesame Ginger, and more!

Shop Broths: Whether you’re making a soup, simmering a Chuck Roast, or keeping that Chicken moist and juicy, do it with these savory broths!

Shop Pasta Sauce: There’s nothing more comforting than a meal topped with warm, delicious pasta sauce! Try Three Cheese, Tomato Basil, or good ol’ Marinara.

In Case You Haven’t Heard!
Chicken Across America Sweepstakes! Enter to be one of the 11 winners of three amazing prizes!

We’re headed to every one of the lower 48 states with truckloads of fresh, natural Chicken Breast, and we’re selling it for the unbeatable price of $1.69 per pound! (Trust us, it’s the best price around. We did the research.)

Now that’s a pretty big deal, and people have been letting us know how excited they are. But we thought we could make things just a bit more exciting…

…and that’s why you’re invited to enter our Chicken Across America Sweepstakes. You could be one of 11 winners of three amazing prizes!

*GRAND PRIZE: Gas grill (valued at up to $1000), Zaycon Fresh Chicken Breast, a case of Chicken Soup for the Soul BBQ Sauce, and a cooler (valued at $100).

Monte Cristo w/ Zaycon ham

DSC_6000 bWhile making WAY too much french toast for my family this morning, I decided there had to be some way I could use the extra slices. I love a good monte cristo sandwich, and well, this is a quick cheater version. DSC_5941 b With a few ingredients I had in my fridge and cupboard and the leftover french toast, I was able to pull off a sandwich that even my kids loved. With the Zaycon ham deliveries happening right now, this is a great option to change-up just eating ham next to a vegetable and side dish. Since Zaycon ham is boneless, you can slice it thin and its perfect for this recipe. DSC_5912 b I used some ham, swiss cheese, a little mayo, some powdered sugar and/or jam.DSC_5943 bSpread a little mayo on both sides of the french toast, then add your swiss cheese and sliced ham. I heated a skillet just hot enough to melt the cheese and warm up the monte cristo.  DSC_5957 bI didn’t think the sandwich needed the jam since I sprinkled it with powdered sugar, but either way, its so good. Its great for a breakfast, brunch or lunch! DSC_5989 bThere is a little sweet and salty action going on here. The mayo gives it a bit of a creamy and delicious flavor as well. For some other recipes using our ham, check out these blog post here, here and here! You can go here to order any of our great products. What is your favorite ham recipe? If you tag @zayconfresh on any social media, we might just share your photo!

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Our next ‪#‎ZayconLive‬ webcast is scheduled for Thursday, April, 23, at 12:30 PM, PST.

Reserve your spot here:http://zayconfoods.yourbrandlive.com/c/easychicken/

Join us and … See Delicious — Oh, and we are doing an awesome give-away during the show too.

For this classic dish, we are going to need a considerable amount of pent-up frustration to pound out Zaycon chicken breasts, so it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner! Rough day at work? Perfect. Did the kids paint the dog? Even better! Partner has anger management issues? THE BEST – have him do it!


DSC_5691DSC_5677We start with our old friend, the giant double boneless skinless breast that we are oh, so familiar with. Do a trim up, remove the rib meat lobe & any extra fat that might be there. Admire your work.

Next, you’ll want to butterfly the thick part of the breast to approximate the thickness of the thinner area. This might take two cuts.

Between two layers of plastic wrap, place the chicken sprinkling a bit of water between the chicken and the plastic wrap. This will help the chicken move and slide a bit during the gentle slams.

Grab your whacker implement and have fun. You’re going to try and get these to be as thin as possible – like 1/8” to ¼” in thickness. The thinner they are the better your result will be.

Brush the chicken with Dijon mustard, then place sliced ham and then cheese of your choice. Traditional cheese to use here is Swiss, I like gruyere too. If you want a really nice, long, stringy melty one, provolone would be great. Roll them up, tucking in the sides as you go to form a chicken burrito-looking roulade.

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Put this in the fridge for 30-60 minutes or more. This will firm up the chicken making it super easy to pan fry. Dip your chicken roll, first, into flour, then into an egg bath and then in bread crumbs. I used just regular bread crumbs here, but you can use panko if you like.

In a large skillet, add a tablespoon or so of olive oil and equal amount of butter. Pan fry each side for a couple of minutes, then into a 350 pre-heated oven for 20 minutes or so, when they are done, they will want to sit and rest for 4 minutes or so.

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Get ready for the compliments.

Welcome to Zaycon Fresh with Chicken Across America – A Note From Mike Conrad, CEO

Hey from Spokane, Washington!

Lots of exciting things happening here. First, I’d like to introduce you to Zaycon Fresh. It’s our new name. And it’s a better way to describe what we do: bring farmhouse-fresh food to families at warehouse prices.

But it’s more than that. We’re also bringing you more opportunities to save throughout the year, hitting over 1,200 locations across the country. Our trucks (and our friendly drivers!) will be coming your way for at least one major event every month or so. Check out our 2015 Calendar, where you can see all our upcoming events and pick-ups for the rest of the year at a glance.

Check Out Our 2015 Calendar
But I’ve got even bigger news! To celebrate, we’re launching “Chicken Across America”— our biggest sales event ever. For just $1.69/lb. you can buy the fresh, all-natural, boneless, skinless chicken breast that’s our claim to fame. Now that’s something to get excited about!
Zaycon Chicken

So stay tuned and keep an eye on your inbox for opening day on April 13!

Zaycon Fresh is the next step on a journey that started a few years back. I was just a guy struggling to put food on my family’s table, any way I could. I was on food stamps. I did whatever it took.

Feeding your family shouldn’t be that hard. That was the idea behindZaycon. Some people told us we’d never get consumers to buy meat off a truck. We knew that to make this work, our products had to be extra-fresh, our prices had to be beyond good, and our drivers had to be super-friendly.

Since we had that bright idea, we’ve served hundreds of thousands of families in every corner of the country. Our drivers have become familiar faces in the community. Some of you even bring us cookies. We’ve built more than just a customer base. We’ve built an extended family.

We’re honored to have you as part of that Zaycon family, and we can’t wait to see you again.  We’re taking orders now for Bacon, Sausage Links, and other great products – and in just a few days, our signature chicken at just $1.69/lb!

You can save even more with our Refer a Friend program.  Share your personal referral link with friends and family and receive $5 in Zaycon Fresh credits the first time they order, and $1 for every order after that*. As long as they order, you keep earning! And there’s no limit to the amount you can earn. But hurry, because the $5 reward for the first-time orders ends on June 30, 2015.

So make room in the freezer. Fire up the grill. We’ll see ya in the parking lot!

Mike Conrad, Co-Founder and CEO
Mike Conrad
Co-Founder and CEO
*Credits issued after referred customer picks up prepaid order at a sales event. See details atzayconfresh.com/referrals.

Chicken and Lentil Bowl with Collard Greens Recipe & Giveaway | Chicken Soup for the Soul and Zaycon Fresh

Thanks to artscrackers.com we have a new healthy option for your family table! Chicken and Lentil Bowl with Collard Greens have two of our favorite ingredients! Chicken Soup for the Soul broth and Zaycon Fresh Chicken Breast!

Pin it here: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/515802963549199036/

For Zaycon Fresh orders: http://bit.ly/17cwdvw

Chicken and Lentil Bowl. Click the picture to get the recipe.

Eggs! Eggs it is my Precious.

Too far?

It’s Spring! It’s Easter! Re-birth time, so I got to looking at eggs and realized that eggs are such a daily staple in our lives, it’s easy to overlook their beauty. Such a simple and such a wondrous thing. Beautiful no?DSC_5606

“A box without hinges, key or lid

Yet golden treasure inside is hid”

………Bilbo Baggins

“Wishing you the happiest Easter from Zaycon Foods!” ~ Matt Hinckley, CSO

Jamaican Dr. Pepper Glazed Ham by Spiceologist

Easter is here! If you’re still looking for a ham recipe that will knock everyones socks off, then look no further than this creative recipe from our friends at Spiceologist!  This Jamaican Dr Pepper Glazed Ham is easy and oh my goodness is it delicious.  Spicologist used Rasta Rub which is packed with cinnamon, clove and allspice – all perfect accompaniments to ham.  Add in some spicy Dr. Pepper and well, you just need to make it.  A few hours in the oven going low and slow and this ham will have your house smelling amazing.

Check it out: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/515802963549092651

Easter is HERE! That Means Leftover Ham In Your Fridge.

Easter time may leave you wondering what to do with all of the leftover ham from your family gatherings? We’re excited about all of the potential our Carvemaster ham has for the main course and leftovers too. We have curated some recipes from some of the best bloggers in the country on our “Ham” Pinterest board.

What is your favorite “leftover ham” recipe? Share them with us on our Facebook page or tag us on Twitter!