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chicken Tag

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Chicken-Apple Breakfast Sausage

Looking for something fresh and healthy that the whole family will love this Thanksgiving, give this recipe a try and surprise them all with Chicken Sausage. Ingredients: 1 medium tart apple chopped with the peel!                                            ½ t black pepper ½ small onion, minced                                                                                 1 ½ lb. ground organic chicken 3 T fresh sage leaves, minced                                                                   1 T organic extra virgin olive oil 1 t sea salt Directions: Place apple, onion, sage and salt and pepper in a food processor and pulse a few times to chop well. Add chick and oil and mix well. Form into patties and cook in an oiled pan. Serve hot. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Chicken-Apple-Breakfast-Sauce.pdf" text="Download Printable Recipe!" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become A Thriver!" ]...

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs

These grilled lemon garlic chicken kabobs are a healthy and flavorful source of protein that have a tasty Greek flair! Pair it with a whole-grain pita, roasted potatoes, brown rice or with a nice salad for a refreshing and light meal that requires minimal prep and clean up {Gluten-free & Paleo}. There’s something about those flavors of lemon and garlic mixed with chicken on a skewer grilled to perfection that make for such an appetizing meal. Thanks to our friends Haute and Healthy Living for sharing this healthy recipe!   Ingredients: (Servings: 6, Calories: 130, Minutes: 45) 8 ounces chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lemon 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon salt (each, and freshly ground pepper)   Directions: Cut chicken breasts into one-inch cubes. Place in a deep dish and add the...

Baked Acorn Squash with Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks

Thanks to our friends at Food and Wine for this perfect addition to our fall taste palette. Ingredients 4 acorn squash (about 1 pound each), halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups diced celery 2 leeks, halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced 2 teaspoons finely chopped thyme 10 ounces day-old rustic rye bread—crusts removed, bread cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 6 cups) 7 ounces vacuum-packed cooked chestnuts 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup vegetable stock or low-sodium broth Directions Step 1 Preheat the oven to 350°. Brush the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and...

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This healthy 5-ingredient spaghetti squash recipe is a satisfying low-carb alternative to taco night. If you have leftover cooked chicken on hand, skip Step 2 and stir 2½ cups into the filling. Look for an enchilada sauce with less than 300 mg of sodium per serving, such as Hatch brand. Thanks to our friends at Eating Well for sharing the recipe. Ingredients (2) 8-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1) 2 to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded (1) 1/4 cups red enchilada sauce, divided one medium zucchini, diced (1) cup shredded pepper jack cheese Direction Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 450 degrees F. Place chicken in a medium saucepan, add water to cover and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to...


We paired this chicken up with a wild grain rice and roasted rosemary & turmeric vegetables. Keep it close for that quick and easy meal you need on a busy weeknight! After spending the week in a car driving my family across New England, I was ready to get home and cook up something healthy for my family. But I was also still recovering from the trip and didn't want to spend all day in the kitchen, that's when I came across this recipe from Creme de la Crumb. It's simple, healthy, and best of all the kids ate it up! Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 3 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup chicken broth 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste (I used 1 teaspoon salt and...

Cumin Dusted Chicken with Guacamole Sauce

Cumin Dusted Chicken is a staple around our house. It's easy, quick, well-seasoned, healthy and packed full of nutrients. Try pairing it with a nice spinach salad and a rice pilaf. Recipe Courtesy of Cooking Light Ingredients Sauce: 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 ripe peeled avocado, seeded and coarsely mashed Chicken: 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Cooking spray How to Make It Step 1 To prepare sauce, combine first 8 ingredients; set aside. Step 2 Preheat oven to 400°. Step 3 To prepare chicken, combine sugar, 1...


Caribbean Chicken and "Rice"

Thankful for our friends at the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen for this delectable Caribbean Chicken and "Rice" recipe. Ingredients 4 c. riced cauliflower 1/4 c. water 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast cutlets 2 tsp. olive oil 1/4 c. sweetened cream of coconut 2 tbsp. Hot sauce 2 limes, halved 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained Cilantro, chopped, for garnish Directions Combine riced cauliflower and water; cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on High 6 minutes. Meanwhile, brush chicken with olive oil; season all over with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill on medium 5 minutes, turning over once halfway through. Whisk together sweetened cream of coconut and hot sauce; brush onto chicken. Grill until cooked through (165°F), about 5 minutes longer, brushing and turning 2 more times. Grill 2 limes, halved, until lightly charred, 2 to 3 minutes. Toss cooked...

Jaleh's 'Famous' Turmeric Chicken Marinade

  I meet a wonderful woman named Jaleh who introduced me to this mouthwatering Turmeric Chicken marinade that is so great and so nutritional that it needs to be shared with you! We sauteed veggies (broccoli, onions, carrots, and mushrooms) in a soy/ginger base and plated the entire dish on a bed of jasmine rice to create a simple, healthy 30-minute recipe that the whole family will enjoy. Turmeric Chicken Marinade: 4x Chicken Breasts 1 1/2 tsp. fresh ground turmeric black pepper to taste lemon juice & zest of 1x lemon sea salt (to taste) Minced garlic (4 cloves) 1/3 cup olive oil + 1 tbls for pan Put all ingredients in a large ziplock bag and let marinade for a minimum of 3 hours   Directions: Heat 1 tbls Olive Oil in a...

Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Artichokes and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Melt-in-your-mouth chicken thighs prepared in the crock pot with artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes. Author Katerina | Diethood This is the easiest eeeeeasy-recipe of all! Easy like Sunday mornin’! Throw it all in the crock pot and let it do it’s thang.  These chicken thighs are going to make ya wanna jump. This will literally melt in your mouth. There’s so much texture and flavor going on in here, and you can never go wrong with the Cara Mia Grilled Artichokes Hearts. #sogood Not to mention the sun-dried tomatoes stirred in for some extra excitement. But let me tell you, this is what’s so great; this is a meal that practically makes itself. This is why I am so in LOVE with my crock pot. Or is it a slow cooker? What do YOU call it?! All we’re doing here...