Chicken Divan is one of those family favorites that I have been planning on "revamping to wheat/grain free" for a while now and I figured this would be the perfect opportunity to try it out on a smaller scale...so I am making a separate small casserole for myself on the side. Making it wheat/grain free involves two parts -- one, substituting the buttered bread crumbs with toasted, buttered almond flour to top it with; and two, coming up with a wheat/grain free cream of chicken soup to make the sauce with.
Since I had also been planning to try making wheat/grain free homemade cream of mushroom soup (to use in other casseroles like the green bean casserole I make at Thanksgiving) I figured I could
|Diced mushrooms are sauteed until most juices evaporate|
|Added the minced chicken|
|Liquids have been added and ready to start reducing|
|A close-up of the finished product|