Healthy Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Are you tired of eating the same ol’ dry chicken breast from your meal preps? Try my Healthy Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe. Stuffed with sun dried tomatoes, low fat cheese, and spinach. Low fat, low carbs, and high in protein, this recipe is definitely #fitfam approved.

Ingredients

2 large Chicken breast

1/2 red bell pepper

1 cup of fresh spinach

1/2 yellow onion

2 tbsp of minced garlic

1/2 cup of low fat mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup feta cheese

1/2- 3/4 sun dried tomatoes (in a jar)

1 lemon zest

1 cup of Sun dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing/Marinade ( or any marinade )

garlic powder

onion power

black pepper

light salt

cayenne pepper

Parmesan cheese

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Preheat your oven to 375. Season you chicken with above seasoning. Pour marinade over chicken and mix. Also add in garlic and lemon zest. Marinate the chicken for 30 minutes to an hour.

With a knife cut the chicken along the Vertical aspect (as seen below). making sure not to cut completely through, making a pocket.

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Cut up your onion, peppers, spinach and sun dried tomatoes. Begin to stuff the pocket with the onions, pepper, mozzarella, feta cheese, and spinach until full. Using a toothpick, close the opening of the chicken.

 

(optional ) Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of the chicken.

Now there are 2 ways to cook the chicken. The first way is searing the chicken in a pan. Heat up some olive oil in a pan place chicken in, Sear for 1-2 minutes each side. When done place into the oven. Continue to bake for 20-25 minutes until chicken is done.

Another way is to just bake the chicken for 25 minutes.

 

 

 

 

Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes

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Do you love pancakes, but feel guilty for eating them ? Then these protein packed, low calorie pancakes, are perfect for you. Not only are they scrumptious, they have added health benefits. The blueberries are packed with antioxidants that can help prevent cancer and other health problems. These can be eaten for breakfast or for snacks on the go. The oatmeal inside of the pancakes will definitely keep you full and satisfied. No need for low calories syrup, top it off with some blueberry banana puree syrup. I hope you enjoy this recipe! This recipe was inspired by Fit Men Cook.

And yes, this is Fit Fam approved !!

Ingredients

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½ cup of quick oats

1/3 cup of egg whites or 3 egg whites

½ cup of blueberries

½ of a banana

1 scoop of your favorite vanilla Protein

(I use cellucor)

1 tsp of vanilla extract

1/2 tsp of baking powder

Pam non-stick spray

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

1 splenda or sweetener

Pancakes

Blend the oats, protein, egg whites, banana, vanilla extract, and baking powder. Blend until smooth.

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  1. Throw in your blueberries and a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg into the mixture. Mix with a spatula
  2. Heat up a frying pan and spray with Pam
  3. Once heated pour out the mixture into the pan. Depending on the size of pancakes you want.

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  1. Lower the heat to medium- high
  2. After 1 minute check the bottom of the pancake, if brown flip over and cook the other side.

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Syrup

  1. Blend ¼ cup of berries, the other half of the banana , and ¼ cup of water
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Pour into a small pot and begin to simmer on medium heat
  4. Add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg
  5. Add in splenda
  6. Top you pancakes with the syrup and and enjoy!

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