Food to keep you fit, lean, healthy and on track.

Spicy Chicken Recipe

Here is a high protein recipe I hope ya’ll enjoy. It’s pretty easy to make and it will ensure your body is burning fat at night instead of taking a high carbohydrate meal and storing it. I’ve had at least a dozen people tell me they loved the taste.

It’s a little too spicy for my taste, but I think many of you will really like  it.

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken (serves four)

This is a a little more spicy than I like, but I believe a lot of you will enjoy it.

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2tbsp butter (yes…I said butter, but its small)
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsps garlic powder
  • 3 tbsps lime juice

1. In a small bowl mix together, salt, black pepper, cayenne, paprika, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, onion powder, thyme and parsley. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on both sides of chicken.

2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet, over medium heat. Saute chicken until golden brown, about 6 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with the rest of the garlic powder and and lime juice. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently to coat evenly with sauce.

220 Calories
10.7 Fat Grams
2.4 Carbs
27.7 grams of protein

If you would like more recipes, tips and nutritional coaching (through our regular services at Gritton’s Training System) then contact me for a FREE half hour consultation (a$55 Value). We can sit down and discuss your goals, then determine if you would like to receive the coaching that has helped so many others in the Peachtree City Area. Just make sure you email me first chance you get, as spots are extremely limited right now.

Jeremy Gritton

Chicken and Veggie Recipe

I wanted to share a new recipe with everyone today.

It really delicious, but best of all…its easy to make. So many times a healthy recipe requires 12-15 steps in preparation, but this one only has 5 (one of which isn’t even necessary).

I found the recipe on food.com (along with several others I plan to test out for you soon). I love being the guinea pig 🙂

Here are the Ingredients:

  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 green pepper (cut into 1″ pieces)
  • 1/2 red pepper (same as above)
  • 1/2 vidalia onion (sliced)
  • 2 small zucchini (sliced)
  • 14ounces of canned diced tomatoes (or the equivalent, with fresh) drained
  • 1-2 garlic clove (minced or crushed) I suggest 1 clove
  • 5-6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil

Then follow these Directions:

  1. Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  2. Saute in a hot skillet or fry pan until slightly browned. Then remove. Lower the heat of pan.
  3. Add olive oil, saute garlic and onion until softened and begin to turn translucent, add basil leaves and peppers until they begin to soften. Add zucchini and cook until it begins to turn translucent.
  4. Add tomatoes and cooked chicken until heated through.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste (this one may not even be necessary, in my opinion)

I hope everyone enjoys it as much as I did and if you have a recipe you would like to share, go ahead and post it for everyone else to see and try.

If you have lots of great recipes, know how to cook, but are still struggling with your weight or body-fat goals then call or email me and we can schedule a private consultation. It’s a $55 value, but its yours free to determine if all you need is the accountability and knowledge to put together the entire program. Just make sure you let me know  you want to meet. No obligation after that, just a chance for us to uncover and clearly define  your goals, then setup a course of action for you. (404) 625-5778 or jeremy@grittonstraining.com

Dedicated to your Health;

Jeremy Gritton

 

P.S.

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Healthy Recipe

Now that we are a couple of weeks into our Beach Body Builder program, one of the struggles I hear a lot  is dinner time and having to prepare meals that everyone can eat.

Even at the Gritton house we struggle with this, so I wanted to share a healthy recipe that not only helps me stay on track with good food choices but one that Brandy and the whole family can enjoy.

It’s called Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta, but we have made a few adjustments to add protein and taste a little better.

Here are the ingredients you will need from the store:

  1. 8ozs of Dried Ziti
  2. 1 Medium Onion medium sliced
  3. 2 Cloves of Garlic minced
  4. 1 tbsp of Olive Oil
  5. 4-5 Medium Tomatoes coarsely chopped (should make about 3 cups)
  6. 1 tbsp of Salt
  7. 3 Cups of Spinach coarsely chopped
  8. 1/4 Cup of Slivered Almonds
  9. 2tbsp of Parmesan Cheese
  10. 2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast

Here is how Brandy prepares the dish (because you know I’m not cooking it!)

  • Cook the chicken breasts and toast the slivered almonds (while they are cooking, begin next few steps)
  • Cook the pasta, drain and keep warm
  • In a large skillet cook onion, garlic cloves and olive oil
  • Add tomato and salt then cook and stir over medium heat for about 2minutes or until tomatoes are warm
  • Stir in spinach – Cook until greens are wilted
  • Once everything is cooked, dice up the chicken breasts and if needed add into the cooking greens (and all other ingredients) to re-warm
  • Then pour mixture and chicken over the pasta
  • Then top with the slivered almonds

You can reduce the total calories and fat by taking less of the ziti and almonds.

For the rest of the family put a little extra Parmesan Cheese, on top, to add more flavor.

I hope everyone enjoys this as much as my family does.

Keep in mind that with this dinner recipe and any other dinner choice you want to look for lean cuts of meat as much as possible. I know supper and post supper are difficult times, but it is so worth it when you do this for a few days and then weeks in a row. I guarantee you will feel the difference in a very short amount of time.

Here is how you know if you made good super choices; if you wake up hungry then you nailed it. If you wake up full then you should evaluate your choice the night before.

If you are a current ACAF member look out for the 4-Week Meal Plan offer. I will be making our Body Balance done-for-you meal plans and exact shopping lists available at an extremely reduced price. Watch for that information in the next couple of days.

If you are not currently an active ACAF member then I want to extend a very special offer to join our Beach Body Program where everyone (including myself and 3 other coaches) are working to build the best Beach Bodies we have ever had. There are 9.5 weeks left in the program and I want to extend the invitation to sit down with me for a private consultation (an $85 value) to determine your plan of action and which one of our programs are a good fit for you. Contact Shelly in our main office to reserve one of those spots before they are gone. (678) 364-6800

Remember the old saying; “You are what you Eat”

 

Dedicated to your Health;

Jeremy Gritton

P.S.

Did you know that the top winner of the Beach Body Builder (highest percentage of body-fat lost) will win themselves not only a new body, but $500 CASH? You can still join in, but you gotta contact Shelly to setup your consultation.

 

Vanilla Spice Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar, plus more, to taste
  • 1 cup lowfat milk, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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