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Healthy Chicken Nuggets- Friday, February 16, 2018

We’re constantly searching for delicious and healthy low-carb recipes to help get results from diets and easy weight loss programs. Members of our weight loss clinics appreciate recipes that provide healthy alternatives for some of our favorite foods, like this one for Chicken Nuggets.

This recipe features lean protein in the form of skinless chicken breasts. Lean protein is excellent for weight loss, as it takes longer for our bodies to digest and metabolize. It helps you fill up faster and stay full for a greater period of time. The amino acids in lean protein ensures you lose fat rather than muscle, and help build the lean muscle we need to increase our daily caloric burn. 

A diet filled with lean protein, fruits and vegetables, coupled with our easy weight loss programs, will rev your metabolism and help you achieve your weight loss goals as safely and effectively as possible.

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2 ounces of skinless boneless chicken breasts
5 tbsp whole wheat breadcrumbs
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese (grated)
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil spray 
Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Your favorite spices


Preheat the oven to 425°. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season the pieces with the freshly ground pepper and Himalayan sea salt. Mix the chicken in a bowl with the extra virgin olive oil and whole wheat breadcrumbs. Add any spices that you like.  

Roll the chicken pieces onto the breadcrumbs until evenly covered. Lightly spray a cooking sheet with the extra virgin olive oil spray and then arrange the chicken on it with space in between each nugget. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and then bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Turn them over and cook for approximately 5 more minutes or until golden brown. 

Makes four servings


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