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Have you ever looked at what is in foods these days? Have you ever wondered why life has gotten so crazy that we all rely on processed "quick" foods and fast foods? Well I have had my eyes opened recently when we started to realize our oldest child could be ADD. I decided to clean up our diets and turn out lives around. I am a woman, married to a wonderful man who supports everything I do. We have 3 wonderful children who keep us on our toes and every day when I pick them up from school the first things out of their mouths is "mommy what's for dinner" so here it is...

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

So tonight for dinner is Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry.  I have adapted this to make it more 21 Day Fix friendly from Skinnytaste.com.  With a few simple changes in ingredients this has become a fix friendly meal that everyone will love.

Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry
Serves 6
Fix containers (1R, 1/2G, 1/2tsp

  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes (6R)
  • Sea Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce or Tamar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, divided (3tsp)
  • 30 asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch pieces (3G)
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • fresh black pepper, to taste

Season chopped up chicken with salt.  In a small bowl combine chicken broth & soy sauce.  In another small bowl combine cornstarch and water and mix well.

Heat a large wok or pan to medium high heat, add 1 tsp of olive oil, saute asparagus until tender crisp.  Add in the garlic and ginger and saute until golden brown.  Set aside.

In the same pan, increase the heat to high and add in the remaining olive oil.  Add in chicken and cook until it's golden brown and cooked all the way through.  Set aside.

Add the soy sauce mixture; bring to a boil and cook about 1-1/2 minutes. Add lemon juice and cornstarch mixture (you will have to stir this in the small bowl again to mix up the cornstarch again) and stir well, when it simmers return the chicken and asparagus to the wok and mix well, remove from heat and serve.

This really was an easy meal to cook and came together fast (and if you are a busy mom like me you need fast meals). I served this simple stir fry with some brown rice & a salad on the side.

Verdict: everyone loved it and asked for me to make it again...SCORE! 

So if anyone is interested in a simple way to portion control and lose weight without counting calories, points or anything else leave a message...I would love to tell you about an amazing program I am doing called 21 Day Fix by Beachbody.com...it has helped me lose 3lbs and 8% body fat in 1 month!

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