Tag Archives: chicken

Tips for Week of November 14, 2011

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 in Uncategorized

The Holidays are coming! The Holidays are coming! Here comes Thanksgiving aka “5000 calorie meal”, Hannauka, Christmas, New Years, Work Parties, Cookie Parties, Sleigh Rides, New Year’s Eve and every kind of Football and/or Bowl Party.  How do you compete with all of this craziness and maintain your health, fitness and nutrition? This week’s tips are here for you and to keep those extra pounds away from your hardworking 2011 body! (more…)

Harvest Stew

Posted on 07. Nov, 2011 in Food

This is out of this world and loved by the whole dang family. Try it. It does take some time and am experimenting on how to do it in the crock pot. But for now, turn on some music, and enjoy the aroma of each step! (more…)

Favorite Rainy/Snowy Day Comfort Foods

Posted on 04. Nov, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Here are some of my favorite recipes when the “weather outside is frightful”. They all have the same “theme” Mexican soup! Oh well, enjoy!!

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Weekly Tips for October 2, 2011

Posted on 02. Oct, 2011 in Uncategorized

Our weekly tips include NICE, GREEN, HEALTH and FOOD.  Keep on reading for some new ones, too. (more…)

Chicken with Mushroom Gravy

Posted on 02. Oct, 2011 in Food

When you want something rich with gravy, there are few things that will satisfy that craving except for, well…. gravy! But the fat content is a bit tough on the waistline. So we came up with a recipe that will love your hips AND satisfy your cravings, Chicken with Mushroom Gravy(more…)

Weekly Tips for August 8, 2011

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

We are back from our annual beach vacation.  Another fabulous week and lots of family fun. This is our 6th summer renting the same house. It is such a tradition, we feel like locals.  The kids can’t even think of a summer without it. What was your fabulous summer vacation this year? (more…)

Chipolte Chicken Taco Salad

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in Food

Ingredients

Dressing: (more…)

Weekly Tips for July 5, 2011.

Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 in Uncategorized

How are you handling your long weekend hangover? Exercising, eating healthy or taking care of that sunburn? The whole country seemed to enjoy beautiful weather.  What was your favorite part of Independance Day? (more…)

Chicken Tacos with Mango/Avocado Salsa

Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 in Food

Your family will thank you when these tacos hit the table. You can leave the  seeds in the jalapeno for a spicy kick; omit them if you prefer a mild salsa.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil

1/2 cup diced peeled mango

1/2 cup diced peeled avocado

1/2 cup chopped tomato

1/3 cup prechopped onion

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon minced jalapeño pepper

8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

Preparation

1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Combine first 4 ingredients; stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt. Rub over chicken. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

2. While chicken cooks, combine mango and next 6 ingredients (through jalapeno); stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

3. Heat tortillas according to package directions; top with chicken and salsa.

Chicken Pasta Salad for Summer

Posted on 30. May, 2011 in Food

Chicken-Pasta Salad (more…)