Yellow Coconut Curry with Chicken and Vegetables

I was inspired to create this yellow coconut curry with chicken and vegetables when I discovered some chicken thighs in one of my monthly shipment from ButcherBox. I don't usually buy chicken thighs but they turned out to be the perfect protein choice for a low carb day on the FASTer Way to Fat Loss. There's something about curry on a cold day that is so comforting and temperatures had … [Read more...]

Cranberry Zucchini Chicken in Coconut Milk

There is something about the delicate blend of zucchini and cranberries with the exotic flavor of the coconut oil that make this dish particularly delectable and a little festive. I prefer to use unsweetened cranberries as the zucchini is mild and sweet and I'm not overly fond of super sweet dishes but they are not always easy to find. This dish is easy to make and ready in no time. Bon … [Read more...]

Herb Smothered Chicken

I don't cook a whole chicken very often... I'm not sure why as it is such an efficient and cost effective way to feed a family.... But when I found an organic, pasture raised chicken at my health food store last week, I was inspired to come up with a simple, healthy way to prepare it. And I was thrilled when my 7 year old who was practically licking her plate, asked "Mommy, pleeeaaase put this in … [Read more...]

What Do The Labels On Chicken Packaging Really Mean?

As most moms I know I want to feed my kids only the best, fresh and wholesome foods. And the companies providing our food know that too. Sadly they also do their best to confuse us with great sounding food labels that all too often are deceptive and misleading. So how do we know if the food we are buying is really all that it's cracked up to be. Today's post by guest contributor Kent Burden will … [Read more...]

Savory Chicken with Broccoli

  On hot summer days I tend to favor lighter meals that don't require lots of prep time and won't heat up my kitchen. This simple and delicious chicken dish does the trick!  As always I choose pasture fed chicken for a real healthy meal and broccoli remains on the "dirty dozen" list so make sure to but the organic option. I hope you enjoy it as much as our family did. Savory Chicken with … [Read more...]

Chicken and Fig Salad

There's something about fig that is simply irresistible!  Biting in to a fig that is just perfect is a truly delicious experience.  If you enjoy figs as much as I do you are going to love this simple yet tasty salad.  A hint of fresh ginger brings out the full flavor of the figs. Enjoy! serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 oz mixed baby greens 1/2 bulb fennel 2 tbsp … [Read more...]

Chicken with Papaya and Zucchini

As I was looking through my fridge yesterday wondering what to make for lunch, I thought "what could I combine in a new way today?"  And this is what I came up with.  The papaya is a wonderful compliment to the zucchini, adding a little sweetness my daughters just loves.  It's perfect for a light summer lunch. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 to 30 … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Chili Chicken

This is a fragrant and flavorful dish that tantalizes your tastes buds in a wonderful way. We created this while "playing" in the kitchen, something my girls and I love to do.  It's wonderful served over a bed of shredded zucchini, warmed lightly with a hint of crushed garlic. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil 1 medium sweet onion 8 chicken organic tenderloins ( or 2 … [Read more...]