Archive for: February, 2018

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Chicken Strips with Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients Chicken: 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 pound chicken breast tenders 1 tablespoon canola oil Dressing: 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese 1 tablespoon red […]

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Middle Eastern: Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Chicken with Sweet Onions

ake a weeknight culinary adventure to North Africa with this Moroccan-inspired chicken recipe. Sweet onions are the ideal ingredient to contrast the strong spices used to season the chicken breasts. The bold spices are so potent you only need to marinate the chicken breasts for 10 minutes before cooking. You can eat this light chicken […]

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Mexican: Cumin-Rubbed Chicken with Guacamole Sauce

This fast chicken dinner, which is ready in just 30 minutes, is a great way to use ingredients you might have in your fridge and pantry. Fresh avocado, cilantro, onion, and lime juice—often left after a taco night—come together to create this irresistible, Mexican-inspired spicy chicken dish. Because you’ll mash up the avocado into a […]

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Asian: Korean Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken lettuce wraps are an adventurous way to introduce new flavors and cuisines to your table of eaters. They’re a lot like tacos—handheld and highly customizable—and often very fast to prepare. For this Korean-inspired version, we let chicken marinate in big-flavor ingredients—gochujang, sesame oil, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Think of gochujang as Korean steak […]

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Comfort Food: Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings are a notoriously time-consuming enterprise, but the end result is very much worth the effort. However, if you’re a time-crunched cook who craves the comforting pleasures of this classic dish, this is the recipe for you. In just under 45 minutes, you can turn the quintessential ingredients for chicken and dumplings—celery, carrots, […]

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Grinding: Greek-Style Chicken

Ground chicken is a lighter, leaner alternative to ground beef. We especially like combining it with herbs and spices and forming patties as a quick healthier option if you’re looking for a lighter hamburger-style meal. You can serve chicken patties in the place of a hamburger or chicken breast in classic sandwiches. Make smaller patties, […]

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Grinding: Chicken Larb

Larb, the popular Thai salad of highly seasoned ground meat and herbs, offers cooks who like to go big a real opportunity to do so. In this great introductory recipe, combine skinless, boneless chicken breast halves in the food processor with pungent ingredients like garlic, spicy peppers, or curry paste. Purée them together so the […]

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Couscous-Stuffed Chicken

Stuff chicken breasts with a savory mixture of couscous, tomato, olive and feta cheese for an elegant, Mediterranean-style meal that’s fit for company. When it’s cooked, couscous is fluffy but still chewy and firm. It’s great for a simple side, an easy salad, or even stuffed in vegetables. In this Mediterranean-inspired chicken dish, create a […]

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What’s a little extra radiation gonna hurt — if your insurance pays for it? Study reveals dentists take many x-rays for financial incentives

You may want to pay closer attention when your dentist recommends you get an X-ray. ScienceDaily detailed the ghastly results of a major study that discovered dentists are willing to dose their patients with unnecessary X-rays if they get paid for it. Researchers from the Centre for Health Economics at the University of Yorkinvestigated the […]

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Florida legislature passes resolution declaring PORN a health risk that causes “physical and mental illness”

A house committee of the state legislature of Florida passed a resolution calling pornography “a public health risk”, reported the Daily Mail. They did so despite the opposition of their health professional colleague. Citing research linking pornography to “mental and physical illnesses”, Republican Representative Ross Spano led 17 others in the near-unanimous adoption of the resolution. The […]