Healthy Eating Recipes

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Sometimes eating right can be a chore. Not sure what to make or need to try something new? Check out some of these recipes and send us your comments.

Pesto Chicken

Makes 1 serving ready in about 25 minutes


4oz boneless, skinless chicken breast

1/2c artichoke hearts, rinsed

1/2oz fresh basil leaves

2tsp olive oil

1/2 tabelspoon of Parmeasan cheese

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper

1/4 c cooked amaranth

Olive oil cooking spray

1. Heat pan over medium heat. Lightly spray with olive oil cooking spray and add chicken.

2. Cook chicken with a lid on for most of the cooking. When almost cooked, add the artichoke hearts an cook for 1 minute.

3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, blend basil, olive oil, cheese and seasonings until you get a paste like consistency.

4. Place chicken and artichokes on top of the cooked amaranth and top with pesto mixture.

Calories 429

Fat 15g

Carbs 38g

Fiber 10g