You know those moms who make raising (and feeding) a family look oh so easy? The type whose homes you'd stop by to pick up a child post-playdate on a Wednesday night only to find a divine-looking homemade meal on the table, music in the background, and (best of all) kids enthused about eating together? It turns out she's got a not-so-dirty little secret, and it's as easy as a stop at the grocery store.
The rotisserie chicken is a go-to staple for the savvy chef, as its uses are endless. We've pared our list down to 10 easy, family-friendly ways to put a rotisserie chicken to work in your recipe repertoire. Check them out, and let us know which you try in your kitchen!
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Tortilla soup  is a hearty, healthy, and wholesome Winter (or any season, really) meal. Make it fun for the kids by serving it alongside a toppings bar with avocado, cilantro, tortilla chips, shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped radishes.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup
Swap out the chicken breasts in this crockpot favorite  for precooked rotisserie chicken to save time — and add flavor!
Cheesy Chicken Taquitos
Taquitos may have a bad rap for their traditional, deep-fried preparation, but this healthy baked variation  from Weelicious's Catherine McCord is just as flavorful — minus the fat.
Chile Colorado Burritos
This hearty burrito recipe  allows for plenty of personalization. Using rotisserie chicken as your protein saves time and calories.
Chicken Fried Rice
This "everything but the kitchen sink" recipe  from kiddie chef extraordinaire Annabel Karmel is a delish way to use up everything in your fridge!
Buffalo Chicken Pizza With Shaved Celery Salad
Dominos has nothing on this! A homemade Buffalo Chicken Pizza  is lightened up when it's topped with shaved celery salad.
Vietnamese Chicken Salad
A healthy Vietnamese Chicken Salad  makes a great light dinner or lunch for the whole family. Chopsticks optional!
Sesame-Ginger Soba Noodle Salad
This make-ahead Soba Noodle Salad  just needs to be tossed with shredded rotisserie chicken to transform it from side dish to the main affair.
Chicken Pot Pie
Can you think of anything more satisfying on a cold Winter night than tucking into a savory chicken pot pie ? Precooked rotisserie chicken makes it extra-easy.
Muffin Tin Chicken Mac and Cheese
The only way to improve upon kiddie-favorite mac and cheese ? Make it in a muffin tin — with a cup or two of shredded rotisserie chicken. Yum!