New Series: Tasty Tuesdays!
I am proud to introduce our newest blog series, Tasty Tuesdays! Each Tuesday I will post tips and recipes to encourage and teach you to eat healthy. There are many components that make up a healthy life and eating right is one of those. It is incredible what a balanced, healthy diet can do for your mental and physical health.
Today’s recipe is simple, speedy and delicious. I am all about fast, healthy meals. I hope you are too.
Lemon-Thyme Chicken with Sauteed Vegetables
Recipe developed by Anna Berman
Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped garlic, divided
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, divided
Freshly ground black pepper
1 pound chicken breast tenders, lightly pounded
4 teaspoons canola oil
1 medium shallot, sliced
1 1/2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed
11/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
2 medium zucchini
1/3 cup crumbled feta
1. In a ziplock bag, combine 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 teaspoons garlic, and 2 teaspoons thyme; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Add chicken tenders, seal the bag, and gently turn to coat. Set aside.
2. Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot, remaining garlic, edamame, and tomatoes; saute 4 minutes.
3. Use a vegetable peeler to slice zucchini into long ribbons. Add zucchini and remaining lemon juice and thyme to vegetables in skillet; saute 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl, stir in feta, and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
4. Add remaining oil to skillet. Remove chicken from marinade and saute 2 to 3 minutes a side or until cooked through. Serve with vegetables.
Nutrition facts per serving: 327 calories, 28g protein, 16g carbohydrate, 13g fat (3g saturated), 5g fiber
With this new series, we are hoping to get your input. What are some of your favorite healthy recipes? What helps you to maintain a balanced diet?
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