Sunday, February 8, 2009

Wahhhh no football, but food.

*sniff* Football is over. I miss it already.

Maple Dijon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

2 breast(s) uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 cup(s) fat-free chicken broth
2 large sweet potato(es)
1 cup(s) onion(s)
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
3 tbsp maple syrup
3 clove(s) garlic clove(s)
1 tbsp bay leaf, 2 leaves
1 tsp dried thyme

Place chicken in bottom of crockpot toss with thyme, maple syrup and dijon mustart.Peel and slice sweet potato, add to pot. Add chopped onion and garlic. Pour in the chicken broth, add the bay leaves. Cook low 6-8 hours, high 4-5. Points-6

For lunches this week, I have a zero point soup brewing (stewed tomatoes, chopped zucchini, chopped squash, onions, garlic, chopped jicama) I'm going to add black eyed peas to it to add some protein. mmmmmm black eyed peas.

I had planned on making this side dish, but decided on the chicken recipe instead. I still want to try this one though.

Sweet Potato & Apples

3 large sweet potatoes, cubed
4 green apples, peeled, cored and sliced
1 large vidalia onion, cut in chunks
4 cloves garlic, sliced
salt and pepper
1 tbsp evoo

Combine all ingredients in crock pot, cook on low for 6 hours.

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