Eating the same thing over and over again can get increasingly tiring, boring and can make cheating more likely with unhealthy more desirable foods. This is why I always look for creative recipes for fun meals and fun snacks. It is true that we eat to nourish the body, not for pleasure, but why not enjoy healthy, tasty meals that provide the daily nutrition we need?
The meal that I just had for dinner was absolutely delicious!
I made spinach and mozzarella stuffed chicken breasts with roasted brussel sprouts. I’ve been getting a lot of inspiration from shows like Master Chef, which, with this meal I could be a pretty tough contender. I will describe the dish below, but I encourage everyone to add your own flare spice and use common sense for cooking times, because I pretty much winged this recipe…and it was banging!
I started with organic, free range chicken breasts, 5 of them, a package of organic spinach, 8 oz low fat mozzarella cheese, package of frozen brussel sprouts and a cabinet of seasonings/oils.
Clean chicken first and foremost. Heat oven at 400 degrees. Get baking dish and rub with olive oil. Place cleaned chicken in dish and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder, making sure to lightly coat each chicken with olive oil.
Cut small slits into the chicken and after cleaning spinach, stuff the chicken with both that and slices of mozzarella (don’t cut mozzarella too thick, if you get shredded mozzarella that works as well). Once chicken is stuffed, add oregano and more black pepper then place into oven for about 40 minutes. Make sure the chicken is no longer pink before indulging.
On a separate pan, again lightly coat with olive oil, salt and pepper. Add frozen brussel sprouts and sprinkle with more salt, pepper and garlic salt, making sure to coat each brussel sprout. Place in oven for same amount of time as chicken, making sure to get a brownish color from sprouts.
Once done, take out of oven and enjoy!! I was not always a fan of brussel sprouts but these were delicious to me and a great pair for the chicken!
I always check out Pinterest for fun and healthy recipe ideas, ranging from breakfast bakes, lettuce wraps, snacks, dinner ideas or fun detox drinks!