Spicy Pineapple Chicken w/ Teriyaki Broccoli & Brown Rice

Ingredients

1 lb chicken breast tenderloin, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 green bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped

1 red bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped

1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped

1/2 medium sweet onion, chopped

Pineapple, chopped (amount up to your discretion)

Equal parts: paprika, chili powder, red pepper flakes, cumin

Salt and pepper

Equal parts (~4 tbsp): Sriracha, sweet chili sauce

1-2 tbsp sweet and sour sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce

Olive oil

Broccoli

Teriyaki sauce

Brown rice cooked to package instructions

Directions

In a medium skillet over medium high heat, add a small amount of olive oil. Add the vegetables and cook them until they develop a little color (onions should turn translucent)

While the vegetables are cooking down, season the chicken on all sides (using tongs is advised)

When the vegetables have developed color, add the chicken and cook all the way through.

When the chicken is close to finished, add in the pineapple and the sauces. Stir thoroughly.

Continue to cook the chicken all of the way through (internal temp. of 165 degrees Fahrenheit).

Steam the broccoli and toss in teriyaki sauce.

Serve with brown rice.

Enjoy!

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes with Parmesan Eggs 

Because breakfast is an anytime meal.

Ingredients for Pancakes

2 cups buttermilk {more or less for desired consistency}
1 1/2 up flour
2 eggs, separated (yolks and whites)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup + 1 tsp sugar
1/2 - 3/4 cup fresh blueberries, washed and patted dry

Directions 

In a small bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients {flour, baking powder/soda, salt, sugar}
In another small bowl, toss a small amount of flour into the blueberries so that when incorporated, they are spread evenly throughout batter
In a large bowl or in a mixer, whisk together the egg whites so that they form stiff peaks
In another bowl, combine the wet ingredients {yolks, buttermilk, vanilla}. When mixed, add the dry ingredients into the wet (or vice versa) and mix until all ingredients are incorporated, but do no overmix.
Gently fold in the egg whites. GENTLY so you do not deflate them.
Using a griddle or a skillet over medium heat, cook pancakes for about 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked all the way through.

Whipped Cinnamon Butter {if you’re feeling adventurous} 

8 tbsp {1 stick} unsalted butter
1 1/2 - 2 tsp cinnamon {more or less for desired taste}
Pinch of nutmeg, optional
In a small bowl, whip together ingredients to desired consistency. You may soften butter for ~5 seconds in the microwave if butter is too cold to whip.

Parmesan Eggs 

4 eggs scrambled with Parmesan cheese, seasoned with oregano, salt, and pepper.

Enjoy!

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes with Parmesan Eggs

Because breakfast is an anytime meal.

Ingredients for Pancakes

2 cups buttermilk {more or less for desired consistency}

1 1/2 up flour

2 eggs, separated (yolks and whites)

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 cup melted butter

1/4 cup + 1 tsp sugar

1/2 - 3/4 cup fresh blueberries, washed and patted dry

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients {flour, baking powder/soda, salt, sugar}

In another small bowl, toss a small amount of flour into the blueberries so that when incorporated, they are spread evenly throughout batter

In a large bowl or in a mixer, whisk together the egg whites so that they form stiff peaks

In another bowl, combine the wet ingredients {yolks, buttermilk, vanilla}. When mixed, add the dry ingredients into the wet (or vice versa) and mix until all ingredients are incorporated, but do no overmix.

Gently fold in the egg whites. GENTLY so you do not deflate them.

Using a griddle or a skillet over medium heat, cook pancakes for about 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked all the way through.

Whipped Cinnamon Butter {if you’re feeling adventurous}

8 tbsp {1 stick} unsalted butter

1 1/2 - 2 tsp cinnamon {more or less for desired taste}

Pinch of nutmeg, optional

In a small bowl, whip together ingredients to desired consistency. You may soften butter for ~5 seconds in the microwave if butter is too cold to whip.

Parmesan Eggs

4 eggs scrambled with Parmesan cheese, seasoned with oregano, salt, and pepper.

Enjoy!

dinner. 8.23.14

Asian-flavors inspired bbq chicken thighs, green string beans, and seasoned tomato wedges; accompanied by lemon water. recipe coming soon.

dinner. 8.23.14

Asian-flavors inspired bbq chicken thighs, green string beans, and seasoned tomato wedges; accompanied by lemon water. recipe coming soon.


new kitchen. all stainless steel.

new kitchen. all stainless steel.

Breakfast 

cinnamon-raisin bagel (sans the cream cheese), scrambled eggs, a sliced gala apple with a handful of blueberries. accompanied by lemon-blueberry water

Breakfast

cinnamon-raisin bagel (sans the cream cheese), scrambled eggs, a sliced gala apple with a handful of blueberries. accompanied by lemon-blueberry water


nightcap.

nightcap.

Re-purposing Leftovers 

Grilled chicken (left over from this recipe), spicy pineapple compote/salsa (left over from this recipe), brown rice with blueberry tea

Re-purposing Leftovers

Grilled chicken (left over from this recipe), spicy pineapple compote/salsa (left over from this recipe), brown rice with blueberry tea


my favorite addiction.

my favorite addiction.

happiness is toffee ice cream with bananas and reese’s

happiness is toffee ice cream with bananas and reese’s

Clean Eating Dinner 

Grilled chicken, vegetable medley, baked sweet potato accompanied by blueberry infused water.

Clean Eating Dinner

Grilled chicken, vegetable medley, baked sweet potato accompanied by blueberry infused water.