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What’s for Dinner? Ranch Chicken and Wild Rice

Are you looking for something quick and healthy to make for your family in 30 minutes or less?

On the menu tonight:

  • Chicken with ranch dressing and breadcrumbs
  • Wild Rice
  • Mixed greens with ranch dressing

Chicken with Ranch Dressing and Bread Crumbs

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray baking sheet with Pam
  • Spread ranch dressing on chicken
  • Coat with salt-free breadcrumbs
  • Place chicken on baking sheet
  • Bake for 20 – 25 minutes, depending on thickness of chicken

Wild Rice

  • In saucepan, add 1 1/2 cups of cold water and 1 cup of wild rice (makes 2 3/4 cups)
  • Bring contents to a boil.
  • Stir, and turn heat down to low.
  • Cover and cook for 15 minutes

Mixed Greens

  • Rinse greens
  • Add vegetables as desired (cucumber, grape tomato, shredded carrots)
  • Serve with Ranch Dressing

Enjoy! 🙂

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What’s for Dinner? Chicken, Rice and Snap Peas

Are you looking for something quick and healthy to make for your family?  Consider this low-glycemic, low-salt dinner.  It’s simple to make and tastes great.

On the menu tonight:

  • Seasoned Chicken
  • Brown Organic Rice
  • Snap Peas

Brown Organic Rice

  • In saucepan, add 1 cup of cold water and ½ cup of brown organic rice
  • Bring contents to a boil
  • Stir, and turn heat down to low
  • Cover and cook for 45 minutes

Note: You can substitute white organic rice.  It cooks in 15 minutes, and will allow you to have dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.

Seasoned Chicken

  • Cut chicken into chunk slices
  • Add 1 – 2 Tablespoons of olive oil to frying pan
  • Warm frying pan and add chicken
  • Once chicken is cooked, sprinkle with Mrs. Dash (We used Fiesta Lime.)

Snap peas

  • Rinse snap peas and pat dry
  • Add 1 Tablespoon of olive oil to frying pan and warm
  • Add dry snap peas to frying pan
  • Stir snap peas so they are coated with olive oil
  • Cook 5 – 10 minutes, depending on quantity

Serving Tips

Serve on a bright solid colored plate.  For our dinner, we used an orange plate by Fiesta. You can read more about our dishes here: Fiesta Dishes

Place a 1/2 cup of rice on each plate.  Next, top the rice with chicken.  Lastly, place the snap peas around the edge of the plate, around the rice and chicken.

Getting Organized

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Happy cooking! 🙂

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