Tag: chicken

7 Ways to Amp Up Grilled Chicken

by in Healthy Recipes, June 22, 2014

Poor grilled chicken. Often considered bland and dry, the lean, good-for-you protein gets a bad rap. But these versions — abounding in herbs, spices and other flavor-forward add-ins — ensure that everyone’s summer staple is truly grill-tastic.  Grilled Honey Glazed Chicken with Green Pea and Mint Sauce (above) Solely brushed with honey and balsamic vinegar,Read more

The Chef’s Take: Chicken and Tofu with Spring Vegetables from Anthony Martin

by in Chefs and Restaurants, April 9, 2014

“I started working out seven years ago,” says Anthony Martin, the executive chef and partner at Tru in Chicago. “I wanted to make the health aspect of my life as important as my career. I’ve seen a lot of chefs not being healthy and I didn’t want that.” For Martin, getting into shape meant eatingRead more

How to Build a Better Chicken Pot Pie

by in Meal Makeovers, March 15, 2014

Order this classic dish at a restaurant and you’re in for a 900-calorie meal (that’s without appetizers or dessert!). Opt for frozen and you won’t do much better at around 700 calories a pop. For both options, fat ranges from 40 to 60 grams and sodium can double the recommended daily amount. Instead, cozy up to a homemade version Healthy Eats style.

Healthy Barbecue Chicken (Really!)

by in Robin's Healthy Take, November 10, 2013

This barbecue sauce is an incredible blend of sweet and tangy ingredients (mango, onion, red pepper, jalapeno, cumin, cloves, cider vinegar, molasses and more), creating a mouth-watering topping that’s excellent with grilled chicken. It’s also fabulous on pork chops, tuna steaks, salmon fillets, shrimp and flank steak.

5 Chicken Kitchen Safety Tips

by in Food News, Food Safety, October 10, 2013

After close to 300 people became sick from salmonella in 18 states, this Monday the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert. The culprit is raw chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities in California. Luckily, proper handling of poultry can help prevent illness.

Smoky Grilled Chicken with Yellow Tomatoes

by in Robin's Healthy Take, July 28, 2013

As tomato season picks up, you may be seeing more options out there, like the sweet yellow ones I serve with this smoky mesquite chicken. The technique behind the simple tomato side dish is macerating — a fun and super-cool way to jazz up a recipe. Macerating is similar to marinating, but the term isRead more

Cooking with Key Limes (Try These Chicken Kebabs)

by in Robin's Healthy Take, July 16, 2013

Growing up, I spent several summers visiting my grandparents in the Florida Keys. These days, when I see key limes at the market, I’m catapulted back to age 10–to my grandmother’s sublime key lime pie, her tart limeade and that tangy-sweet steak marinade she made with fresh key limes from her tree. When it wasRead more

Coconut Chicken With Pineapple-Chili Salsa

by in Robin's Healthy Take, May 13, 2013

Most coconut-crusted dishes contain lots of fat from heavy egg-based batters and pan-frying or deep-frying in lots of oil, but not this lighter, baked version.

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