Colorful June Recipes

Chicken Veggie Skewers W/ Macaroni & Cheese

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*Serves 2 

Per Serving: Calories 322, Protein 38g, Total Fat 2.5g, Carbs 20.5g, Fiber 2.5g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Pkt. CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 each yellow, red, & green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1.5 cups skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • bamboo skewers
  • 1/2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions: 

  • Cook CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese according to packaging instructions.

  • In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning & a pinch of salt & pepper.

  • Add bell peppers & chicken, toss with tongs until coated.

  • Thread the chicken and bell peppers onto skewers.

  • Heat a large grill pan over medium heat. Add skewers to pan and cook until chicken is charred and peppers are tender, 4 minutes per side.

  • Remove from pan. Plate skewers and serve with CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese.

 

Rainbow Chicken & Veggies 

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*Serves 2

Per Serving: Calories 325, Protein 37g, Total Fat 10g, Carbs 23.3g, Fiber 5.5g

Ingredients: 

  • 1.5 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1.5 cups boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 bag Rice Miracle Noodle® 

Marinade

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/8 cup cilantro, fresh chopped
  • salt & pepper

Instructions: 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  • On one large sheet pan, place tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, broccoli, red onion, and chicken.

  • In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro and season with salt and pepper to make the marinade.

  • Whisk until combined.

  • Pour marinade over veggies and chicken and season with more salt and pepper.

  • Toss until completely combined.

  • Bake until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through, 25 minutes.

  • Cook Miracle Noodle Rice as directed on package.

  • Divide cooked rice among 2 containers and top with roasted veggies and chicken. 

 

Shrimp Scampi 

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*Serves 2

Per Serving: Calories 262, Protein 30g, Total Fat 5.5g, Carbs 6.5g, Fiber 1g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 bag fettuccine Miracle Noodles®
  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cups dry white wine
  • juice and zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1.5 tbsp cold butter, in 3 pieces
  • 1/8 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • dash of salt/pepper/red pepper flakes 

Instructions: 

  • In a medium bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper.

  • Place shrimp in an even layer on a rimmed sheet pan and roast for 8 minutes.

  • In a large skillet set over medium heat, add oil, garlic, onions and red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper; cook until softened, 2 minutes.

  • Adjust heat to medium-high; add wine, lemon juice and zest and simmer until sauce has reduced, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Cook Miracle Noodles as directed on package.

  • Add noodles to sauce and toss until warmed through.

  • Reduce heat to low and stir cold butter into sauce, then add cooked shrimp.

  • Toss with parsley and garnish with lemon wheels.  


Haley Behrens
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