Healthy Recipes: Chicken

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Simple Chicken Broth

simple chicken broth

Making your own chicken broth takes extra time but the flavor is worth the bother! A lot of commercial brands contain ingredients you don’t bank on when making a homemade meal — like artificial colorings, MSG, and gluten.

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Crispy breaded chicken cutlets smothered with cheese and sauce really hits the spot when you’re craving Italian fare. My version is lightly cooked in olive oil instead of deep fried. The part-skim mozzarella shaves off quite a few calories and fat, making this chicken parm much healthier than the traditional version.

Citrus Almond Chicken

Citrus Almond Chicken

Citrus goes great with this crunchy, quick to make chicken cutlet coated with heart-healthy almonds. Marinate the chicken overnight in fresh lemon juice to get the best results…

Simple Roast Chicken in 4 Steps

Simple Roast Chicken

earning to comfort yourself in healthy ways is one of my key philosophies to living well. Home-made food is the best way to do that, take a simple roast chicken for example. What is the key to pulling off a flavorful, moist roast chicken? It’s as easy as 1-2-3 or rather 1-2-3-4. Follow this easy guide to get it right, each and every time.

Chicken Enchiladas

chicken enchiladas

Traditionally, enchiladas are soft tortillas dipped in salsa, filled, and then baked. In my version, chopped tomatoes mix with spinach and jalapeño to make a savory ‘salsa’ on the inside. Enchiladas are a great dish to make-ahead dish that can be gently warmed before serving

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Fingers

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers are always a hit for kids but grown-ups will love this version with the added nutrition that quinoa provides. I tested these out on my ‘big kid’ (my husband) as well as my friend Chad’s seven year old son, Luke.

Spicy Sausage and Spinach Lasagna

Spicy Sausage and Spinach Lasagna

Spinach is extremely nutritious and versatile. I incorporate it into dishes whenever I want to increase nutrition by adding vegetables. No-boil lasagna is a time saver but it makes this lasagna dry. If you decide to use it, soak it in hot water for 10-15 minutes first.

Roasted Lemon Chicken à la Nicoise

Roasted Lemon Chicken à la Nicoise

Nicoise is a classic French preparation that usually incorporates olives. The term means ‘prepared Nice style’, coming from Nice, France. Roasting chicken this way tenderized the meat and infuses it with the fruity richness of olives