Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tasty Tuesday

Hello lovelies! Today Tasty Tuesday is brought to you by my 3 favorite ladies from Cook Yourself Thin. If you haven't checked out their book or watched their show on Lifetime, you really should. They take your favorite foods and make them skinny but still delicious!

Fruit Smoothie (my new breakfast fave!!)
Serves 2
Calories per serving: 205

1 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup chopped banana (freeze 10 min before chopping)
2 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice (I used simply orange with pineapple...yum!)

Place all ingredients into blender. Whip until smooth. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hrs.

Oven-Baked Crispy Chicken Tenders with Coleslaw
Serves 4
Calories per serving, chicken and slaw: 519

For the chicken:
2 cloves garlic, smashed
1/4 t thyme
1 bay leaf
2 t salt
1/4 t red pepper flakes
1/2 c nonfat buttermilk
1 pound chicken tenders (about 12)
1 1/2 c cornflakes, crushed to medium crumbs

For the coleslaw:
1 1/2 (10 oz bags) cabbage slaw mix
1 red bell pepper slices thin
2 T thin sliced red onion
2 T shredded fresh basil
2 T shredded fresh mint
1 T low fat sour cream
1 T nonfat buttermilk
1 T seasoned rice wine vinegar
2-3 dashes hot sauce
1/8 t salt
1/8 t pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with Pam.

2. For the chicken: In a medium bowl, combine the garlic, spices and buttermilk. Add chicken and turn in marinade. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

3. For the coleslaw: In a large bowl, combine the cabbage slaw mix, pepper, onion and shredded herbs. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk together the sour creak, buttermilk, vinegar, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Pour dressing over the veggies. Toss to coat.

4. Places the cornflake crumbs on a plate. Drain chicken tenders. Coat chicken with cornflakes. Place on baking sheet in a single later. Bake at 400 degrees about 15 minutes or until cooked thoroughly.



Ashley Pizarro said...

Yummy!! I will have to try those recipes! I have never even heard of those books or the show so, I'll have to check them out!

Elizabeth Marie said...

I haven't heard of them either but that smoothie sounds goooood right now, I have the worst sore throat!

The Friendly Skies said...

yummy!!!! I will def. be trying those recipes! :)
I love how I have one other friend (not online friend) who is a blogger too!!!! Love reading about your life Ems. :)

Brown Girl said...

I love smoothies but they make me hungry! Crazy huh?

Annie said...

the chicken sounds so good!
never heard of the book or show, thanks for sharing :)

Cheryl E. said...

I will have to look into this cute stylish cookbook...yummm

Jules said...

Thanks for posting the recipes and for the heads up on the show. I have never heard of that before. The chicken and smoothies sound really good! I'll also have to look for the book.

Jules said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! The recipes look great; have you made the move to KC yet?