Posts Tagged ‘chicken’

Protein-Packed Quesadillas with a Twist

Friday, April 8th, 2011


I love quesadillas. They’re like an empty canvas just waiting to be made into a beautiful work of art. You can do just about anything with quesadillas, and that’s what makes them so fun! If you love BBQ chicken pizza, you will definitely be in for a treat with this quesadilla recipe.

Chicken is always a must with quesadillas. Meat lovers who want to reduce their fat intake and boost their protein levels should definitely switch on over to chicken. Trader Joe’s Bold & Smoky Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce complements the chicken very well! While BBQ sauce is definitely not a health food for its high sugar content, this particular brand by Trader Joe’s stands out from the rest because it has no cornstarch in it. When eaten in moderation, BBQ sauce is loved for its non-fat aspect. (more…)

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The Power of the Chinois: Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Whenever I go to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, I go straight to Wolfgang Puck Express to get his famous Chinois Chicken Salad, which he regularly serves at his Asian fusion restaurant, Chinois (also located in Santa Monica). Unlike the typical Chinese chicken salad, which has a sweet vinegar dressing, Wolfgang Puck’s dressing has a kick to it, which comes from the use of ground mustard. Not only does the ground mustard add a spicy twist to the salad, but it is also good for improving your metabolism by stimulating digestion. (more…)

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