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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Paprika and Sundried Tomato Chicken and Asparagus

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Paprika and Sundried Tomato Chicken with Asparagus

This is a delicious one skillet, easy meal to make when you're short on time.  The richness of the sundried tomatoes makes this dish hard to believe it's healthy but it is!  

1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained of most of oil and chopped up
2 tablespoons olive oil from the sun-dried tomato jar
1 lb chicken breasts boneless, skinless, sliced into thinner strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 or 1/2 teaspoon paprika

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Easy Tomato Mozzarella Chicken

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Easy Tomato Mozzarella Chicken

With all the craziness of the holidays, who has time for a complicated dinner? Here is a quick and easy recipe for Tomato Mozzarella chicken that is healthy and most importantly so simple and easy to make.  Serve it along side some whole wheat pasta or quinoa for a complete dish.

2 large chicken breasts
4 Tbsp olive oil
6 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced into 4 slices
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
fresh basil leaves

Pound out the chicken breasts until they are thinned out.

Recipe of the Week: Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches
Serve this at your next cookout and your guests will certainly not be missing the typical hamburgers and hot dogs!  The dressing on this is so rich and flavorful and packs a punch of healthy nutrients with the avocado and spinach. This one is a winner for sure!

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut crosswise in half and pounded to ½ inch thickness
  • Nonstick cooking spray or neutral oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Recipe of the Week: Balsamic Peach Chicken

Recipe of the Week: Balsamic Peach Chicken
This is a great dish for summer when peaches are in season and you’re looking for a light, fun meal! This goes great with a side of asparagus lightly grilled with olive oil and sea salt and/or over quinoa to soak up the sweetness of the peaches and add an extra protein boost!

2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 medium yellow onion, sliced (about 3/4 cup)
4 (5 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

Chicken- Your Trainer's Guide To Making It Taste Great!

Chicken is a staple in most diets, especially when you are opting for diets high in lean animal proteins. Here are a few recipes that show the diversity of chicken; all are high in protein, low in carbohydrates and fats and exploding with flavor! Enjoy!

2 1/2 ounces very finely ground pecans (3/4 cup)
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg white
2 boneless chicken breasts
Mix the pecan meal and salt on a dinner plate. In a cereal bowl, beat the egg whites with a fork until foamy. Dip the chicken in the egg white on both sides then coat them with pecan meal.