Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Year, New You ~ An Intro to emeals

With the new year, many of us set goals for the upcoming year. Some popular goals are to lose weight (or get healthy), to save money, and to spend more time with family! Today I am going to share a recipe from emeals. emeals is a weekly menu and shopping plan that will help you plan healthy meals, save money and save you time in the kitchen (giving you more time with your family).

Portion Control Recipe 
Chicken with Feta, Tomatoes and Couscous | #gethealthy | #getthrifty

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 pint grape tomatoes
3 cups cooked couscous
1/2 medium cucumber, finely diced
2 ounces crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Cooking Instructions
1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over
medium-high heat, and cook chicken 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until done. Remove
from pan and keep warm.
2. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan; add garlic, basil, oregano, and tomatoes. Cook
over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, or until tomatoes soften.
3. Meanwhile, cook couscous according to package directions.
4. Place 1/2 cup cooked couscous on each of 6 plates. Slice chicken, and divide evenly
among plates. Top with tomato mixture, cucumber, and feta cheese.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Total Fat: 7.8 g, Saturated Fat: 2.1 g,
Cholesterol: 100 mg, Sodium: 507 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 22 g, Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g, Sugars: 2 g, Protein: 38 g

Serves 6
Total Cost: $16.20, Cost per Serving: $2.70

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{Disclaimer: I am an affiliate for emeals.}
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  1. That recipe looks good (you can't go wrong with feta cheese and tomatoes, IMO) I am hopping over from Mosaic Reviews to say hi and to follow your blog. I look forward to becoming a new reader of yours. See you around! ~Elyse/Oiralinde


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