Friday, August 21, 2009

Recipe of the Month

Hello All,

I know that it has been a while since my last blog, I apologize for that. I do intend to send more on menopause and workouts, but for now I would like to get your reaction and recipes. I am starting a recipe of the month club, so start sending in your favorite nutritional recipes. I will post them so that we can all keep up with our healthy lifestyles. Nutrition is very important when we are trying to reach our goals. We should keep eating good meals to help with our hard workouts.

This month's recipe is: ALMOND-ORANGE CHICKEN

1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil
4 skinless,boneless chicken breast
1/2 cup chopped shallots
3 oz mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup orange marmalade
3 tbsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
orange slices (optional)

Place almonds in large nonstick skillet, toast over medium heat, stirring for about 5 minutes, remove to plate. Add oil to same pan over medium heat, then add chicken to warm oil heating for 5 minutes or until no longer pink, occasionally turning then remove to plate.Add shallots to pan cook 5 minutes or until soft. Add mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms render their juices,about 5 minutesStir in soy sauce, marmalade, and pepper.Return chicken to pan with almonds and orange slices (if using), serve over toasted almond pilaf or rice.

Per serving: 265 calories, 20g protein, 26g carbohydrates, 10g fat, 46mg cholesterol, and 818mg sodium, 1g fiber.

Hope you enjoy the recipe of the month, please e-mail me with your comments to our blogs and get those recipes in, I would love to post them.

Keep working hard and thanks,

Tammy Bryant, ISSA - Fitness Specialist

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