Tag: healthy food

Easy and Quick Oven Baked Chicken

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It is SO nice to have cooked chicken breast for a quick meal with sides, on salad, for a sandwich, to use in another recipe, for tacos, quesadillas, with pasta, in a wrap, or another way. I could go for a while : ) . This chicken is not only fast to make, it is delicious with lots of flavor from seasonings and is versatile.

What you’ll need

Chicken breast, spices (I used oregano, basil, garlic powder, paprika, sea salt, and black pepper), and olive oil

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First get those spices measured and mixed up

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Coat the chicken with olive oil and then seasoning. Then pop on a parchment lined sheet and bake!

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Bake until internal temp is 165 degrees.

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Pair with sides and dinner is ready!  It is that easy and great! Read on for details ❤

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Easy and Quick Oven Baked Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3-4 Chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp basil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions;

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Mix spices together in small dish
  3. Apply olive oil to chicken breast, then add spices, coating top and bottom evenly
  4. Place seasoned chicken breasts on a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  5. Cook for 21 – 27 minutes, with small pieces of chicken cooking faster and larger pieces taking longer. I use a digital meat thermometer to make sure the chicken is 165 before I allow it cool.
  6. Pair with your favorite sides.

Note: If I know I am making this chicken for dinner, I sometimes double this recipe so I have extra for cooking with and leftovers later in the week for other quick meals.

Happy cooking!

❤ Hope

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The Best Roasted Red Potatoes and Onions

Perfectly caramelized roasted red potatoes and onions. Oh my yum. This is the perfect quick side to make. It is one of my go to recipes that I know always delivers. I got the right cooking times and oven temp for you, that is always the tricky part with roasted vegetables. I GOT YOU COVERED ❤

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First wash and chop the veggies and then place on parchment lined baking sheet

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Toss with olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper

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Bake for 10 minutes, then flip the vegetables with a spatula to the other side and continue baking. Remove from oven and enjoy!

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Full recipe below > > > > > >

Roasted Red Potatoes and Onions

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 lbs red potatoes, washed and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 yellow onion, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste (I typically use a dash of pepper and about 1/4 tsp salt)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. While oven is preheating, wash and cut potatoes and onion
  3. Place potatoes and onions on a parchment lined baking sheet
  4. Toss with 2 tbsp olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven and flip, bake for an additional 13-15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, let them cool for about 10 minutes and enjoy!

Happy Cooking!

Let me know what you think, did you make them? Plan to try them?

❤ Hope

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