Try It Tuesday

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been trying to shake up our daily menus. But, I really need healthy items for our family’s table…evidently its harder to lose weight in your 30’s. Womp, womp. But, luckily, I found this!

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Its Easy Crockpot Italian Chicken!

Here’s what you need:

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~4 chicken breasts

~1 bottle Fat Free Italian dressing

~6-8 red potatoes

~1/2 chopped onion (or 2/3 a cup frozen onion like I did!)

~1 pkg baby carrots

~1 cup water

 

First, put the thawed chicken breasts into the crockpot and pour the entire bottle of dressing over the chicken. Add the cup of water.

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Then, you can either add all of the other ingredients, stir, and cover OR you can do what I did.

I put the veggies in a medium-sized bowl, sprinkled them with sea salt, Italian seasonings, and garlic. I stirred the veggies all together and poured them into the crockpot on top of the chicken.

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Seven hours later, we feasted!

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This was pretty good! I liked it because I didn’t have to worry about making sides. I just scooped it out on a plate and dinner was served! I think next time I’ll make some rice to go with it. The Italian dressing had such a punch to it that I needed a bland flavor to kind of tone it down. Huff the Hubs LOVED this! So I guess its a winner!

 

Have you ever tried this before? What were your thoughts?

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At the Huffman Homestead, our dinners typically involve the same ingredient: chicken. We like it because it’s a great lean protein, but we tend to get in a rut with our dinners. So I’ve been scouring Pinterest to find a yummy new chicken dinner. When I saw a recipe titled, “The World’s Best Chicken” I had to try it!

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Here’s what you need:

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~4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

~1/2 cup Dijon mustard (I used Grey Poupon)

~1/4 cup syrup

~1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

~Salt

~Pepper

~Rosemary

 

(I actually used two chicken breasts because it was just Huff the Hubs and myself, so I ended up halving the recipe, but I’ll pretend like I did it as the recipe shows!)

 

Preheat your oven to 425*. Whisk the mustard, syrup, and vinegar in a small bowl.

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Spray a small casserole dish with cooking spray and drop your chicken in. Generously shake salt and pepper on top of the chicken.

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Pour the mustard/syrup mixture on top of the chicken and sprinkle with some more salt and pepper and pop into the oven for 30-40 minutes.

 

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Then, serve with your favorite sides!

 

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I actually REALLY liked this! So did HtH! The chicken was really juicy and the flavor was delish! Have you ever tried a recipe like this?