Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

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So you want that Bikini Body or looking to attract that Bikini Body but if your life is as crazy as mine you’re going to love this meal. This slow cooker meal makes having a healthy meal when you come back from Boot camp or maybe some time with friends out on the beach. Not only is it super convenient but it is a very tasty meal, so no more excuses to why you didn’t get your body the way you really want it to look like in that bikini.

 

 

(Makes 2-4 servings)

Ingredients:

  • 2 raw chicken breasts (about 7 ounces each)
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, no sugar added, packed in pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup  chili verde sauce ( from Trader Joe’s)

Directions:

  1. Place the chicken breasts in your slow cooker.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup crushed pineapple over each chicken breast.
  3. Pour 1/4 cup chili verde sauce over each chicken breast.
  4. Cook on low for 4-6 hours or until the chicken easily falls apart when poked at with a fork.

Serving Suggestions: Serve over brown rice or quinoa and with a green side salad.

Chicken Bok Choy Stir-fry

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Chicken Bok Choy Stir Fry

 

By using the broth in this recipe we remove the need for any cooking oils and lower our total calories.

 

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 TBS low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 TBS fresh minced ginger
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1½ cups sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 cups chopped bok choy
  • 2 TBS soy sauce
  • 1 TBS rice vinegar
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • pinch of red pepper flakes

Directions:

  1. Heat broth in large stainless steel pan.
  2. When broth begins to steam, add scallions and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add ginger and continue to saute for another minute.
  4. Add chicken and continue to saute.
  5. After 2-3 minutes, add shiitake mushrooms and bok choy.
  6. Continue to saute for another 3-4 minutes
  7. and then add soy sauce, rice vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  8. Enjoy

Serves 4