Tag Archives: chicken

Spanish Chicken & Rice

Tasty, healthy and easy to make...a dinner winner! All of the ingredients are cooked in one pan minimizing clean-up (yessss!), and can be on the table in under 45 minutes. This classic Spanish dish is nutritious and satisfying as it's loaded with protein and by secretly packing it with lots of veggies it contains many vitamins to keep us nourished. Using brown rice instead of white rice is a swap that would...

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

This is rustic Italian cooking at its tastiest with the added convenience of a slow cooker. As the word 'cacciatore' means 'hunter' in Italian, this dish is essentially a hearty hunter's stew... chicken braised in a sweet yet briney sauce made of tomatoes, onions, herbs, wine (or vinegar) and in our case today, olives and capers. Preparing this in a slow-cooker ensures the chicken is fall-off-the bone tender....

Cashew Honey-Garlic Chicken

An upgrade to Chinese take-out! These boneless chicken 'wings' are sweet, savoury and oh-so-tender. An easy recipe that gets dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes - less than the time it takes to order in Chinese! Perfect for solving everyone's busy weeknight dinner dilemma and hits the takeout spot without breaking the calorie bank. Broiling makes this dish crispy without the added...

Chicken, Barley & Vegetable Soup

We're lightening up the classic barley soup and boosting its nutritional profile! Traditionally made with beef, we decided to use chicken instead and load it up with lots of veggies. Barley is a fibre-rich ancient grain with many health benefits. It has a chewy texture, nutty taste and together with the chicken and vegetables, creates a soup jam-packed with nutrients. Nourishing, hearty and warming with a touch of creaminess from the...

Persimmon Salsa

'Tis the season for persimmons! A delicacy from East Asia, the persimmon, when completely ripe, has a sweet-as-honey, creamy soft flesh. This delicate fruit contains both vitamins A and C, is loaded with fibre and has several other health-promoting nutrients to help us optimize our health. It can be enjoyed raw on its own, in smoothies (I've been loving the extra creaminess and sweetness they add to my morning...