Mom’s creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo has been a family favorite for years. Classic Chicken Alfredo is a feel good comfort food – so creamy but light!

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo with Creamy Sauce

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Mom learned how to make this “Pollo Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo” in culinary school. She made it for us when we were kids and we were crazy about it. Now I make the same alfredo recipe for my family. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods. Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make chicken alfredo.

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

Chicken Alfredo with mushrooms and fettuccini pasta

Ingredients for Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo:

We usually use chicken breast but chicken tenders would work well if that is what you have on hand.

Fettuccini is the pasta of choice here but we’ve been known to swap with angel hair or vermicelli. You can use a variety of pastas. P.S. sometimes we sneak in the full pound of pasta when feeding a crowd. 

Substitute for Half and Half?

This recipe calls for half and half, but you can substitute with equal parts of milk and heavy whipping cream. The half and half thickens as it simmers and even more as it rests. If you prefer a creamier or thicker sauce, you can use heavy whipping cream instead. 

Ingredients for Chicken alfredo with chicken breast, mushrooms, half and half, fettuccine noodles

How to Make Chicken Alfredo (Video below):

1. Cook fettuccini in a large pot of salted water (4 qts water with 1 Tbsp salt,) according to package instructions then drain and set aside.

Cooking fettuccine noodles in a pot of water

2. Meanwhile, thinly slice chicken breast into strips and season all over with salt and pepper. In a large, deep skillet, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil over medium/high heat and saute chicken until light golden and cooked through (5 min). Remove chicken from the pan and cover to keep warm.

Sautéing Chicken breast in skillet

3. In the same pan over medium/high, add 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp butter. Add onion and sauté 3 minutes until soft. Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until soft (5-7 min), stirring frequently. Add garlic and sauté another 30 seconds until fragrant, stirring constantly.

Step by step photos of cooking mushrooms in skillet for alfredo sauce

4. Add half-n-half and simmer over medium/high heat 8-10 min, or until just beginning to thicken. Add chicken back to pan, along with 1/4 cup parsley and season sauce to taste (1/2 to 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper).

Making chicken mushroom alfredo sauce and pouring the cream

5. Add cooked pasta and stir to combine. Heat another minute until warmed through then turn off the heat, cover and let pasta rest 10-15 minutes then stir to combine and serve garnished with more parsley.

Creamy alfredo sauce with fettuccine noodles added

After the pasta rests, you will have a creamy but light Alfredo sauce that coats the noodles perfectly.

Photo of Creamy Chicken Alfredo or Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

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Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

4.93 from 432 votes
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Mom's creamy Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo has been a family favorite for years! Classic Chicken Alfredo is a feel good comfort food - so creamy but light!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients 

Servings: 8 people
  • 2 lbs Chicken Breast
  • 3/4 lbs fettuccine pasta , (or angel hair or vermicelli pasta)
  • 1 lb white mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 1/2 cups half and half, *
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped,, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tsp sea salt, or to taste, plus more for pasta water
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, or to taste
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter

Instructions

  • Cook fettuccini in a pot of salted water (4 qts water, 1 Tbsp salt,) according to package instructions then drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, slice chicken into strips and season all over with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil over medium/high heat and sauté chicken until lightly golden and cooked through (5 min). Remove chicken from the pan and cover to keep warm.
  • In the same pan over medium/high, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp of butter. Add onion and sauté 3 min until soft. Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until soft (5-7 min), stirring frequently. Add garlic and sauté 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add half-n-half and simmer over medium/high heat 8-10 min, or until beginning to thicken. Add chicken back to the pan, add 1/4 cup parsley and season sauce to taste (1/2 to 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper).
  • Add cooked pasta and stir to combine. Heat another minute until warmed through then turn off the heat, cover and let rest 10-15 minutes then stir and serve garnished with parsley. 

Notes

*To substitute half and half, use equal parts of milk and heavy cream. If you prefer a thicker creamier sauce, you can use heavy whipping cream instead. 

Nutrition Per Serving

509kcal Calories38g Carbs35g Protein23g Fat10g Saturated Fat151mg Cholesterol491mg Sodium876mg Potassium2g Fiber2g Sugar635IU Vitamin A7.3mg Vitamin C141mg Calcium1.8mg Iron
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Amount per Serving
Calories
509
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
23
g
35
%
Saturated Fat
 
10
g
63
%
Cholesterol
 
151
mg
50
%
Sodium
 
491
mg
21
%
Potassium
 
876
mg
25
%
Carbohydrates
 
38
g
13
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
35
g
70
%
Vitamin A
 
635
IU
13
%
Vitamin C
 
7.3
mg
9
%
Calcium
 
141
mg
14
%
Iron
 
1.8
mg
10
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword: Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Skill Level: Easy/Medium
Cost to Make: $$
Calories: 509

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This is definitely a feel good chicken fettuccini alfredo. It’s so creamy and satisfying, but light! Since it isn’t heavy-cream based, it fills you up without the guilt 🙂 I can’t even count how many times my Mom made this growing up. I hope this becomes a go-to pasta recipe for you as well!

Do you have a favorite food that you loved growing up and now make as an adult? I want to hear all about it in a comment below! 🙂

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  • David
    February 22, 2024

    Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo: My wife made this recipe and she is an above average cook, maybe to say she is an accomplished cook. I like all the ingredients in this recipe, but…the sauce was watery as well-as I see other comments are reflecting. I do not remember ever having a recipe like this one and truly enjoying it…BLAH. I haven’t given up on enjoying a satisfying recipe like this yet! We have prepared other recipes of yours and are absolutely completely satisfied with all of them. So, I guess we’ll keep trying to get this recipe correct. We found it to be kind of bland, also. I don’t know what the perfect remedy is but I’m sure we’ll figure it out. We are open to any and all suggestions you may have to assist us in accomplishing this recipe to satisfaction. Thank you.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 23, 2024

      The sauce would be watery if you used milk rather than half and half. Milk won’t thicken at all.

      Reply

  • Jeanette Loring
    February 17, 2024

    Dear Natasha
    I LOVE your recipes but as my husband has had his gall bladder removed I cannot offer him anything with cream. Can you suggest a light lemony flavoursome sauce as an option please?
    Many thanks
    Jeanette Loring
    South Africa!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 18, 2024

      Hi Jeanette! I’m sorry, but I don’t have a recommendation for that specifically. You may check out my recipe for Lemon Chicken which uses a lemon butter sauce.

      Reply

  • Terri
    February 8, 2024

    There’s no amount listed of how much garlic, half and half, chicken. It only shows the ingredients. I’m not sure how much to add of anything. I really want to make this. I guess I’ll have to guess. Why aren’t the ingredients listed with the amounts?. Please help me. Although, I do know how to cook I just don’t know why there are no amounts listed. I’ll try. But, I’m not happy.
    Thanks
    Terri

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 8, 2024

      Hi Terri! The recipe card is at the very bottom of the recipe blog. You can also click on “jump to recipe” at the top of the page for a shortcut.

      Reply

  • Corinne
    February 7, 2024

    My parents and I made this tonight for dinner and we followed the recipe exactly. It turned out amazing! It was exactly what I was craving and for a fraction of the price at a restaurant, plus we have plenty leftover to enjoy tomorrow! Definitely a keeper! My only question though… What kind of salt is used in this recipe? Since they vary in how concentrated they are, it would be helpful to know. 🙂

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 7, 2024

      Hi Corinne! I’m so glad you loved this recipe.
      I used sea salt. You can click on the red font words, they are links. I linked the sea salt brand that I used.

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  • Kayla
    January 23, 2024

    I understand this is supposed to be a lighter sauce but the flavor was lacking immensely, after following directions to a T, the sauce tasted like half and half. Had to doll it up with more of all seasonings and a dumb amount of Parmesan cheese to get it to a consistency that it would stick to the noodle. Very upsetting.

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    • Natasha
      January 25, 2024

      Hi Kayla, I’m sorry to hear that since this is one of our personal favorites that we’ve enjoyed for years. Normally this should have plenty of flavor even though the recipe is pretty simple. Did you possibly leave out the mushrooms or make any substitututions?

      Reply

  • Lena
    January 16, 2024

    This recipe is goldmine. Everyone enjoyed, even my toddler who is very picky. My hubby ate twice as much. Спасибо большое. ❤

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 17, 2024

      Thank you, I’m so glad!

      Reply

  • Diana
    January 16, 2024

    I love this recipe! Made it many times. I wonder if I can use chicken thighs instead? Think I may try since it’s already in my fridge.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 16, 2024

      Hi Diana! That would be fine.

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  • Lauryn
    December 24, 2023

    Could not get the sauce to thicken despite following directions. Very disappointing. Now I’m reading the comments and many others has this problem.

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    • Natasha
      December 25, 2023

      Hi Lauryn, This is supposed to be a lighter sauce than the one we used on Shrimp Alfredo – Please see the note at the bottom of the recipe card if you prefer a thicker sauce.

      Reply

  • Pam
    December 15, 2023

    wondering if you can make this in a crockpot or at a minimum keep warm in a crockpot? Planning on making this for family Christmas and can’t make the quantity on the spot, need to do ahead of time to some degree. BTW, did a test run of the recipe and it was really good.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 15, 2023

      Hi Pam! I’m glad you loved the recipe. I haven’t tested making this in a crockpot, but I assume you can keep it warm in a crockpot.

      Reply

  • Jeffery
    December 9, 2023

    I have made this a couple times. I love the receipt good taste, I have modified it with 2 Tbsp of corn starch and 1 cup of fresh shredded parmesan cheese. Everyone loved it.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 9, 2023

      I’m so happy you all enjoyed this Aldredo recipe. Thank you for sharing that with us, Jeffery!

      Reply

  • Sarah
    December 7, 2023

    TERRIBLE! So bad I had to throw it in the trash. I typically like recipes from Natasha but this one is a no.. it was just noodles in milk.

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    • Natasha
      December 8, 2023

      HI Sarah, I haven’ thad that experience, but I definitely would not recommend using milk or it will be too thin. If you like a thicker cream sauce, I suggest trying the sauce from our Creamy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta.

      Reply

  • Taryn Stewart
    November 9, 2023

    I wish I had read the reviews first.. it’s like eating a bowl of cereal pasta. The cheese is really needed to thicken up the sauce. This is noodles in milk. I do not recommend this. It Is not alfredo

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 9, 2023

      Did you use any substitutions for this recipe especially for the half and half?

      Reply

  • Tom
    October 30, 2023

    Very simple and easy to follow with just a few ingredients. I made this tonight and it turned out very tasty! Much more fun than buying a jar with all kinds of strange things in it. Thanks! I will probably make a shrimp alfredo next.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 30, 2023

      Thank you for your review, Tom. We’re happy to know that you enjoyed this recipe a lot!

      Reply

  • Arlene
    October 20, 2023

    Sooooo good!!!! Thanks again for another wonderful recipe, you’ve become my favorite food/recipe blogger! I always thought fettuccine Alfredo had cheese in it, so I did add some shredded parm to the recipe. Excellent and devoured by my family!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 20, 2023

      Aw, thank you, Arlene. I’m so glad to hear that.

      Reply

  • Debbie Cudmore
    September 24, 2023

    Did your Mom’s Fetticcine tonight, Smells Awesome!! and tastes even better!! Thank you for your recipes! and hints when you don’t have the ingredient!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 24, 2023

      Love it! Thanks so much for sharing, we’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed it so much.

      Reply

  • M
    August 31, 2023

    Natasha,
    All you recipes are really great. My kids love this recipe and we’ve made it many a times.
    However, if I can make a comment about your website. Ayayayay…..the number of ads that take up the space is insane. I have to think twice to decide whether I want to suffer through it to get to a recipe, or go somewhere else. Recently, I’ve been choosing other places.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 4, 2023

      The only way we can continue providing free recipes is by having ads on our site so we are not able to remove those at this time. We find that most people would rather see the ads than pay to see the recipes. You may also close the ads after a while just click the x button.

      I appreciate your feedback and I hope you love every recipe you try.

      Reply

  • Stacia
    August 22, 2023

    The sauce was pure water. And 1/4 cup parsley was disgusting. Sorry but absolutely not. Waste of money.

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    • Natasha
      August 24, 2023

      Hi Stacia, the sauce would be watery if you used milk rather than half and half. Milk won’t thicken at all. This is supposed to be a lighter sauce than the one we used on Shrimp Alfredo – Please see the note at the bottom of the recipe card if you prefer a thicker sauce.

      Reply

  • Rose Teniteni
    July 9, 2023

    Love this recipe… I use it all the time now..
    It all gets eaten so what more can I say..😉

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 10, 2023

      That’s awesome! We’re glad that you love this recipe a lot.

      Reply

  • Michael Barberm
    July 8, 2023

    Hi Natasha, this came out perfectly with nice super thick sauce because I work years as a Chef and Caterer in Florida so I knew to really ensure the chicken was thickly coated with Flour. The chicken was soft to bite into and so, so flavorful. Thanks for an easy quick dinner in under 20 mins.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 8, 2023

      Hi Michael! I’m so glad to hear that. Thank you for sharing your experience with the recipe.

      Reply

  • Olga Larbalestier
    July 4, 2023

    What can I replace Cream with in a lot of say, Alfredo etc recipes, I cannot tolerate cream but love the cream pastas

    Congratulations on all your great recipes

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 4, 2023

      Hi Olga! I’m sorry, I haven’t tested a substitute.

      Reply

  • Patti Spanks
    June 25, 2023

    Hi Natasha the sauce wasn’t very thick which is typical when you use half n half or milk ( in my case I only had 2 cups of half n half) and this is what I’m afraid of every time I make an Alfredo type sauce. Any suggestions?
    Patti

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 26, 2023

      Hi Patti! This sauce isn’t very thick but it could also be because you used less than recommended. Generally a higher-fat cream results in a thicker sauce. This recipe also does not contain cheese like other traditional Alfredo recipes. You may enjoy my creamy shrimp alfredo pasta recipe which uses heavy cream and cheese.

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  • Amy DG
    June 2, 2023

    I don’t cook often because I always mess something up. This was super easy and delicious. I had my husband season the chicken, he added a little heat for the spices. Otherwise, I followed the recipe exactly as written and everyone enjoyed it. Thank you!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 2, 2023

      So glad you enjoyed the recipe, Amy! Thank you for the feedback!

      Reply

  • dora delgado
    April 27, 2023

    Thank you Natasha for all the yummy recipes you share with us

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 27, 2023

      Thank you, Dora! I hope you get to try all of them!

      Reply

  • Kylee Floyd
    April 11, 2023

    Rating is solely based on instructions. You cant cook this without making a mess using a skillet. I think saucepan or even a pot would be better. Also, you cant simmer on medium/high heat as instructed. Thats a boil at that point and if its boiling hot you’ll never really be able to tell the thickness. But 5 star taste.

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  • Patrice Salinas
    March 9, 2023

    Hi Natasha! I can’t wait to try this recipe. And about 3-4 others I’ve been looking at. You make cooking fun again. Thank you so much. Going to get your book too! Congratulations!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 10, 2023

      I hope you love this recipe, Patrice! I can’t wait for you to get the cook book and try even more recipes!

      Reply

  • Nancy Gregory
    March 7, 2023

    I just ordered your new cookbook. Can’t wait for it to arrive. The question I have about this recipe Is, where is the parmesan cheese?

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      March 7, 2023

      Hi Nancy! I can’t wait for you to get your copy, thank you for the purchase.
      Regarding the recipe, this version does not use cheese but you can definitely add it. Many of my readers love to add cheese to it. I hope you enjoy the recipe.

      Reply

  • Shana
    February 23, 2023

    I am going to try it today 🙂 all your recipes are thee best

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 23, 2023

      Thank you, I hope you’ll love this too!

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    • Natasha
      February 23, 2023

      Thank you! I hope you love the chicken and mushroom alfredo.

      Reply

  • Rebecca Hasse
    February 16, 2023

    So I used a couple of substitutions, but this recipe still turned out pretty good. I used whole wheat spaghetti, and whole milk instead of half/half, since that’s what I had. I added a couple tablespoons of flour to the onion/mushroom mixture before adding the milk, and it seemed to help the milk thicken. This is a good, lighter Alfredo dish!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 16, 2023

      Hi Rebecca! That’s great. I’m so glad you enjoyed the dish. Thank you for sharing.

      Reply

  • Mandie
    January 8, 2023

    This Chicken Alfredo recipe is so delicious, I enjoy making it. Even though my sister doesn’t like mushrooms or onions, I can get her to eat them in the alfredo. Thanks for all the great recipes Natasha.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 8, 2023

      I’m glad it was a hit, Mandie! Thank you for sharing that with me.

      Reply

  • Ron
    December 26, 2022

    How can it be an Alfredo without parmesan cheese? I don’t see any cheese in this recipe?

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 26, 2022

      Hi Ron! That’s correct, no cheese. See my blog post above for details about where this recipe originated from.
      You can always add cheese if you’d like, many of my readers have.

      Reply

  • Linda
    December 26, 2022

    Can I substitute cooked rotisserie chicken instead of cooking raw chicken?

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 26, 2022

      Hi Linda! Yes, that should be fine.

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  • Linda
    December 23, 2022

    I am so disappointed the 1/2 & 1/2 scalded before it ever got thick. Sorry I had hoped it would be great…

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    • Natasha
      December 23, 2022

      Hi Linda, that is a bummer, sorry to hear that. It sounds like the heat was probably too high. Also, this sauce doesn’t get super thick like a heavy cream-based alfredo sauce but it should thicken up some and will thicken more off the heat.

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      • Denise Farr
        January 22, 2023

        Hi Natasha, I ONLY use your recipe for this Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo. Apparently, Linda can’t follow directions!

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          January 22, 2023

          Hi Denise! I’m glad you love this recipe! Thank you for the review.

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  • Mike
    November 30, 2022

    Great. There must be 500 fettuccine alfredo recipes available but I followed your recipe and reduced the quantity of each ingredient since I was making it for two people. I liked the layers of flavour and textures especially for a dish that’s easy to do lazily. Was worth the effort. I added a little parmigiana instead of salt since I expected cheese to be an ingredient. I also used dried parsley as I didn’t have any fresh to hand. Conclusion that it’s a very nice and simple dish that benefited from the extra care of your recipe. Thanks. I’ll make it again.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 30, 2022

      That’s wonderful, Mike! I’m so glad you loved it. Thank you.

      Reply

  • Lesley
    November 23, 2022

    Forgot to mention, I threw broccoli in with the pasta with a few minutes to go.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 23, 2022

      That’s great! Broccoli is a great addition!

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  • Lesley
    November 23, 2022

    Just made this and it was absolutely amazing. Thank you for sharing your Mom’s recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 23, 2022

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Lesley!

      Reply

  • Alla B
    November 19, 2022

    Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is my by far favourite Italian dish. I followed the recipe for the most part. I ended up adding 1 cup of parmesan cheese once the sauce thickened, waited until it all melted into the sauce and then added chicken. I also used fresh homemade fettucine. That elevated the dish to another level. It smelled and tasted absolutely amazing. My husband said it was a restaurant quality.

    Natasha, thank you again for a nice recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 19, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Alla!

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  • Br
    November 14, 2022

    Sorry but we didn’t care for this. The half and half never got thick.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 14, 2022

      When using a light cream (half and half), it is important to simmer the sauce until it thickens slightly or it will be too loose and won’t coat the noodles easily.

      Reply

  • Tarana
    October 15, 2022

    Just made this and it was excellent. I have tried several of your recipes and I am never disappointed. Thank you.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 15, 2022

      So glad to hear that, Tarana! Thank you for sharing.

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      • Liz
        December 7, 2022

        Going to try and make this recipe tomorrow morning
        Pretty excited 🤗
        I watch your videos often…so it’s time to start cooking 👨‍🍳

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        • NatashasKitchen.com
          December 7, 2022

          Hi Liz! Thank you. I hope you love this recipe! 🙂

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  • Nara
    October 15, 2022

    I love your recipes. Thank you so much. Approximately how many grams per serving?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 15, 2022

      Hi Nara, I didn’t measure each serving by grams to give you an answer, but this recipe serves 8 people.

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  • JBD
    October 10, 2022

    The sauce didn’t thicken and now I have half/half, noodle and chicken soup.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 10, 2022

      Oh no! Sorry to hear that. Did you measure the half-and-half correctly and let it simmer long enough? I put in my recipe notes that the half-and-half thickens as it simmers and even more as it rests but if you prefer a creamier or thicker sauce, you can use heavy whipping cream instead of half-and-half.

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    • Adina
      November 8, 2022

      I had the same issue but I mixed a couple tablespoons of water with 1 tbs cornstarch and mixed it into the sauce. It thickened up quickly.

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  • Jackie
    October 3, 2022

    I was really loving forward to this recipe, boy was I wrong! The mushrooms overpowered the whole dish.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      October 4, 2022

      I’m sorry to hear that, Jackie. We enjoy the mushrooms and don’t feel like they over power this dish but you can always decrease the amount you use or leave them out completely.

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  • Rosalie
    September 17, 2022

    Out of this world delicious!! Thank you so very much. My favourite cooking channel. My guests blown away. .Can this be frozen?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 17, 2022

      Hi Rosalie, To be honest I haven’t tried freezing it but I think it might work. I’d add a little bit more cream or half and half when re-heating to make sure it isn’t dry.

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  • bbal
    September 12, 2022

    Only in America would this serve 8 lol. I cut it in half and easily had enough for 8.

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  • Rosa Teniteni
    September 12, 2022

    Love this recipe!!
    EASY as, TASTY as and my family love it too..
    (Cooked this a few times now.. if you need a quick, yummy meal, this is goodie!!!)

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 12, 2022

      Thank you for the awesome feedback!

      Reply

  • Doreen Dewis
    September 7, 2022

    This recipe is so delicious and amazing. I thought I would try and make, now I have to make all the time as my son loves it, so do I.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 7, 2022

      That’s wonderful! So glad your son loves this recipe. That’s a win! 🙂

      Reply

  • Julie
    August 30, 2022

    Is it called light because there is no Parmesan? Ahhh, they said my message is too short! How much parm. would you add if you wanted more traditional Alfredo?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 30, 2022

      I do not add parmesan because I feel that the recipe doesn’t need it anymore but others add and love it too. Feel free to sprinkle a little first then add more if you prefer that.

      Reply

  • Danielle
    August 30, 2022

    Hi Natash,
    can I make the recipe in a crock pot? Dis you try it?
    Thank you

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 30, 2022

      Hello Danielle, I haven’t tested that to advise. If you do that as an experiment, we’d love to know how it goes!

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  • Genevieve
    July 6, 2022

    Hi Natasha
    I mistakenly bought a fat free half and half so I just wanted to know if the flavor and taste is going to be the same.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      July 6, 2022

      Hi Genevieve. I have not made this with fat-free half and a half myself but I think it would still taste ok however, the sauce will not thicken very much and may be runny.

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  • Jessica
    June 22, 2022

    The half and half separated. Little to no flavor. First fettuccine fail for me.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 22, 2022

      Hi Jessica, did you use the exact amount of half and half as advised in the recipe? That never happened to me before.

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  • Scarlett
    June 9, 2022

    This is SO good! The first time I made this, I followed the recipe as-is. The second time, I decided to add parmesan cheese and italian herbs to the sauce. It was amazing! To thicken the sauce, you gotta let it sit or add a teeny tiny bit of cornstarch/water mixture if you don’t want to wait. I also keep the pasta and sauce separate so that it can be stored for the next day – when it’s at its best!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 9, 2022

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Scarlett!

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  • Tammie
    June 8, 2022

    I love this recipe but everytime I have a hard time getting the half and half to thicken? Any suggestions

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 9, 2022

      Hi Tammie! The half and half should thicken as it simmers and even more as it rests. If you want a thicker, creamier sauce, you can use heavy whipping cream instead but you have to be careful not to overhear as it can get oily and split. Also, be sure to use regular half and half (not fat-free). I hope that helps.

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  • Kellie
    June 2, 2022

    It was bland and watery so we added parmesan cheese with Italian seasoning so it wasn’t so bland.

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  • Barbara
    May 31, 2022

    Confused. Alfredo sauce is milk/cream, butter and MOST importantly good quality parmesan or pecorino cheese.
    This is closer to a bechamel sauce, not an alfredo. Maybe I am missing something ?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 31, 2022

      Hi Barbara, this recipe get’s nice and creamy! You can try adding cheese if you would like, but I recommend giving our version a try for something different! I hope you love it!

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  • Taryn
    May 24, 2022

    Watery, bland and completely flavorless. Good choice for nursing homes. My kids wouldn’t even eat it though. Do not recommend. Unless you like drinking milk with chicken and noodles in it cuzv that’s all this is. So gross

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 25, 2022

      Taryn, sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy this recipe. I have always followed the recipe as it is and it was never bland but feel free to make some adjustments like adding more seasoning according to your personal preference.

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      • Mary Sheehan Winn
        May 26, 2022

        You are so gracious and you’re my go to recipe girl🥰
        Comment won’t post unless I get more wordy ☺️

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          May 26, 2022

          I’m so happy to hear you’re enjoying my recipes, Mary! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Doreen Dewis
    April 30, 2022

    Natasha, I made this recipe, Mom’s chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and OMG it was sooooo delicious. This is definitely make over and over and such a easy recipe. My son says that’s a keeper.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      April 30, 2022

      That is great! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe. Thank you for the review.

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  • Jess
    April 28, 2022

    Not a fan of the onions in here at all and it definitely needs Parmesan cheese. Couldn’t even eat it.

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  • Sam C
    April 3, 2022

    didnt work for me :((
    the half and half didnt taste well at all. Have to remember not to use this recipe next time.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 3, 2022

      Sorry to hear that you didn’t like the result, Sam. Did you use a substitute for half and half?

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  • Lauren
    March 26, 2022

    Looks great! What would I need to adjust if I leave out the mushrooms? Thank you!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 26, 2022

      Hi Lauren, we love this recipe with mushrooms – they add a ton of flavor but feel free to omit it from the recipe. You may also use zucchini instead.

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  • joseph mcguire
    March 15, 2022

    Hi Natasha, Great recipe! though I’m surprised it didn’t contain cheese.

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      March 15, 2022

      Hi Joseph! Yes- it is different than other traditional alfredo recipes. My mom learned how to make this “Pollo Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo” in culinary school. She made it for us when we were kids and we were crazy about it so that is what inspired this recipe. You can always add cheese. Many of my readers who tried this recipe have also added cheese.

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  • Louise Schaller
    March 3, 2022

    Hi Natasha, one of your recipes calls for Cajun spice which is not available in our shops here. Do you know how to make our own mixture? Thanks.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 3, 2022

      Hi Louise, I wish I had it but I don’t have a recipe for it yet. Thanks for the suggestion, I’ll try to add that to the list.

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  • Summer
    March 2, 2022

    This recipe is amazing. Ive made this several times as is and its always a hit. I dont have chicken this time but i have asparagus. Do you think i can make this vegetarian and substitute the chicken with asparagus?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 2, 2022

      Hi Summer, I haven’t tested that to advise but I think it’s worth experimenting with. If you do try that, please share with us how it goes.

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  • Mary
    February 19, 2022

    I love chicken Alfredo and make it a lot but do you mind if I ask why there is no Parmesan in this?? I have NEVER eaten fettuccine Alfredo without PARM but I’m dying to try this because I love your recipes!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 19, 2022

      It’s just the way mom used to make it. But you can always add parmesan to this. Others have, and said it was great!

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  • Julia
    February 17, 2022

    I’m not sure why but when I make this, it comes out very oily. I reduced the total oil for cooking to 1 TBSP instead of 3 to see if that was what was causing it, but it still was oily. I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong

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    • Natasha
      February 17, 2022

      Hi Julia, I haven’t noticed this being oil before. Did you possibly use heavy whipping cream? Overheating cream can cause it to separate and become too oily.

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  • duffy dennis
    January 27, 2022

    Um, fettuccine in name of recipe is so incredibly different from angel hair pasta.
    Kinda seems like you tossed in other pasta ideas for no reason.
    I would suggest naming it Chicken Pasta Alfredo to not mislead!

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    • Sally
      January 27, 2022

      Hi, I’m an amateur but have you simply trying using fettuccine instead of angel hair pasta?
      Best regards!

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  • Ashley
    January 24, 2022

    This recipe is a hit for our family. Plenty of flavor! I am so happy I found your fb page. I have made several of your meals and have never been disappointed.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 24, 2022

      Hi Ashley! I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us!

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  • babs
    December 27, 2021

    I don’t know how this has so many good reviews. It was tasteless I added parm to the sauce because it just tasted like half and half with a little butter which is what it is. For as fattening as this was within 15 minutes it was sticky pasta with no creaminess. I went back over the recipe to see if I did something wrong and I did not.

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    • Natasha
      December 28, 2021

      Hi, did you possibly leave out the mushrooms which add a lot of flavor, or did you under-season? Undersalting can make a dish taste flat.

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  • Christine Takacs
    November 18, 2021

    this was so creamy but not heavy. I added broccoli as a side and it was so yummy. Fast for a weeknight meal.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 19, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • HomeGourmet
    November 18, 2021

    Amazing taste and simplicity at the same time. I’ve tried several recipes of Alfredo pasta. This one is the best so far. Minor suggestion – I’ve added a few sun-dried tomatoes to the recipe (cut to the dime size pieces). Just for the color and some extra touch of the taste. thank you for your recipe!
    PS: Хто може готувати краще нiж украiнка?))

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 19, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me! I’m glad you loved it!

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  • Lisa Brunelle
    November 3, 2021

    This was delicious!! I used the heavy whipping cream instead of half and half. I also added peas and parmesan and made this all in one pot (didn’t set the chicken aside, just added the other ingredients after browning chicken briefly and then of course adding the pasta after it was cooked). I salted a good bit, but we just might prefer more salt. So yummy, my 6 and 9 year olds loved it too!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 4, 2021

      Hi Lisa, I’m glad you and your family loved this recipe! Thank you so much for sharing that with us.

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    • Krista
      April 19, 2022

      I’m disappointed. This came out really watery and oily. I don’t know what happened, because I followed the recipe exactly. I usually use jarred Alfredo, but really wanted to try making my own. Just sad it didn’t work out, don’t know what happened.

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      • NatashasKitchen.com
        April 19, 2022

        Hi Krista, I haven’t noticed this being oil before. Did you possibly use heavy whipping cream? Overheating cream can cause it to separate and become too oily.

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  • DZ in Oregon
    November 2, 2021

    Making this for a crowd – can I make in advance and reheat it? Or does this sauce need to be served immediately?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 2, 2021

      To be honest, I haven’t tried freezing it but I think it might work. I’d add a little bit more cream or half and half when re-heating to make sure it isn’t dry.

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  • Alicia in AZ
    October 24, 2021

    Great hit in our home! Our son came home for a weekend visit from college. He had two plates full. Thank you for sharing!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 24, 2021

      That’s awesome, Alicia! I’m glad he enjoyed his weekend visit and loved the food too.

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  • Julie
    October 16, 2021

    Wow! Made this for dinner last night and followed the recipe exactly, and it was amazing! I have never made my own sauce, and always just bought canned alfredo sauce…I will never go back to canned sauce. A HUGE hit in my house. Thanks, Natasha!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 17, 2021

      Hello Julie, thanks for sharing that with us. I’m glad to know that the recipe was a huge hit!

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  • Amy
    October 9, 2021

    Can I use just heavy cream instead of the half and half for this recipe?

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    • Natasha
      October 10, 2021

      HI Amy, yes that would work but you wouldn’t need to simmer the cream as long since the sauce will naturally be thicker.

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  • Joan
    October 3, 2021

    I see this recipe has 5 stars, but…..NO CHEESE??

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    • October 3, 2021

      You can always add cheese, I add parmesan almost always!

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  • Wendy Florentino
    October 2, 2021

    This was SOOO delicious!! I added broccoli just because I try to add more veggies to everything and yes I am making it again this week for meal prep! Thank you Natasha!

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  • Gladys
    September 8, 2021

    Loved it. I did not have all of the ingredients; nonetheless, it was delicious. Thanks again for another wonderful no-fail dish.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 8, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Gladys!

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  • Jason
    September 3, 2021

    Wait… Fettuccine alfredo recipe with no cheese? WTF? Is this legal?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 3, 2021

      Hi Jason, I didn’t add parmesan cheese in this recipe as it was already creamy and tasty on its own but feel free to add it according to your preference. Others did and liked it too!

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    • Karen Wehr
      September 23, 2021

      My thoughts exactly!

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  • Anna
    August 13, 2021

    Amazing! Love this recipe!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 14, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Anna!

      Reply

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