Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Healthy Delights

Hello Beautiful Ones,

Who said eating healthy has to be boring? You do not have to eat the same foods every week. Switch it up. Tap into your creative side and slim down by cooking delicious, healthy meals.
Recipe of the Week:
Sautéed Lemon Chicken
Prep: 20 Minutes          Cook: 20 minutes          Makes: 4 Servings

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 lb total)
  • 2 lemons
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups steamed broccoli
  • 2 cups wild or brown rice

  1. Heat 3 Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet.
    Sauté chicken for 10 minutes or until cooked, turning once. Remove to a platter. Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste.
  2. Add juice and zest from 1 lemon to pan. Boil over medium heat for 1 minute, stirring. Add broth and cook for 2 minutes. Add capers and 2 Tbsp light butter. Mix well. Simmer for 1 minute. Add more salt & pepper, if desired.
  3. Top chicken with sauce and serve with broccoli and rice. Slice lemon and add as garnish.
Cook's note: You can sprinkle rice with chopped parsley, if desired.

Each serving: 420 cal, 22 g carbs, 38 g protein, 20 g fat, 100 mg chol, 560 mg sodium, 3 g fiber 

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