I marinated and grilled some boneless, skinless chicken breasts over the weekend and I was playing with ideas for what to do with the leftovers. This turned out fantastically and I thought I should share. I think it could easily be converted to vegetarian by using vegetable broth and swapping the chicken for tofu or avocado. I don’t think this would result in much of a change for points. Enjoy!!!
Servings — 8
PointsPlus Points — 6
Calories — 235.2
Fat — 1.9 g
Cholesterol — 20.3 mg
Sodium — 510.7 mg
Potassium — 625.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate — 41.2 g
Dietary Fiber — 8.9 g
Sugars — 8.4 g
Protein — 15.1 g
I have always loved tea… Coffee is more of a new habit for me… Regardless of which you prefer, take a look at the benefits:
Found this on skinnytaste.com and I’m definitely trying it… Looks like a great way to use the fresh veggies from your garden, you could definitely add bell peppers to the salad… Enjoy 🙂
Baked Chicken Milanese with Arugula Salad and Tomatoes
Size: 3 oz chicken with salad
Old Points: 4 pts
Points+: 6 pts
Fat: 8.5 g
Carb: 17.4 g
Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 24.3 g
Sugar: 1.1 g
Sodium: 87.2 mg (without salt)
No… I am not going to a Chicago concert this weekend…
However, I am: purchasing some cork boards and a dry erase board; printing some photos and quotes; and putting up my race bibs and medals… I am creating an “inspiration” wall in my workout room… I am using the wall directly in front of my elliptical and treadmill… It currently has nothing on it and when I was staring off into space this morning from the treadmill, I thought: This wall should NOT be bare…
Photos to come!!!
With just 80 calories per cup and virtually no fat, blueberries offer many noteworthy nutritional benefits:
Blueberries are packed with vitamin C.
In just one serving, you can get 14 mg of Vitamin C – almost 25 percent of your daily requirement. Vitamin C aids the formation of collagen and helps maintain healthy gums and capillaries. It also promotes iron absorption and a healthy immune system.
Blueberries are dynamos of dietary fiber.
Research has shown that most of us don’t get enough fiber in our diets. Eating foods high in fiber will help keep you regular, your heart healthy and your cholesterol in check. A handful of blueberries can help you meet your daily fiber requirement. What a tasty way to eliminate this worry from your day!
Blueberries are an excellent source of manganese.
Manganese plays an important role in bone development and in converting the proteins, carbohydrates and fats in food into to energy – a perfect job for blueberries.
I saw this on Skinny Taste and thought it looked great… I might make it for a tailgate this weekend 🙂
Need a macaroni salad to bring to your next BBQ without tons of fat and calories? Look no further!
This is the perfect summer pasta salad loaded with fresh summer tomatoes and zucchini tossed in a light creamy dressing. I even snuck in some Greek yogurt for added creaminess but with all the other flavors you won’t know it’s there. Because there are so many wonderful vegetables in this salad, the portions are a decent size and pairs perfectly with any grilled meats and burgers.
This makes enough for a large gathering, perfect for your Fourth of July parties but if you want to make this for a smaller group you can simply halve the recipe as I did here.