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If you are following me on Instagram (Wait, what? You're still not? It's not yet to late, click HERE! Haha!), you've most probably seen #KriskasMealPreps. And I'm sure you've noticed how in most of my meal preps, grilled chicken breast is present. Yup, you bet! Chicken breasts never run out from our fridge. It's what Mark's muscles are made of. Haha!

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Food Friday #1: Strawberry Chia Pudding with Almonds and Banana



Strawberry Chia Pudding with Almonds and Banana

by Sweet Nothings | kriskamarie.com
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: No-cook
Yield: 1 serving


Ingredients
  • 1 120g Yoplait lowfat strawberry yogurt
  • 1/4 cup low-fat strawberry milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 small banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons almonds, chopped
Instructions
1. In a mason jar or covered glass container, pour in the yogurt and milk and mix well.
2. Add in the chia seeds and stir until well incorporated.
3. Keep in the refrigerator overnight.
4. Transfer chia pudding on a clean bowl and top with almonds and bananas.
5. Server and enjoy!

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Kriska Cooks: Chicken Cacciatore over Whole Wheat Fusilli



Chicken breasts are mostly what Mark's diet consists of. Whenever he's at the military camp, he usually eats boiled (or sometimes steamed) chicken breasts without even a pinch of salt or pepper. I can just imagine how sad his meal times are. So whenever he comes home on weekends, I make sure that he gets to enjoy what he eats without having to compromise his healthy growing body. :p

I've cooked grilled chicken for him several times already and I prepared Chicken Broccoli for him just recently, so those were definitely out of my list. I remember him requesting me to cook something with tomatoes and  so Chicken Cacciatore was what topped my head.

Cacciatore means "hunter" in Italian. In cuisine, it refers to a meal prepared "hunter-style" with tomatoes, onions, and herbs, and is popularly made with braised chicken. Chicken Cacciatore is a dish in itself, but it may also be paired with pasta or even with rice. Fancy and complicated as it may seem, Chicken Cacciatore is very easy to make. Let me share with you guys my version. :)

IMG_3009Chicken Cacciatore over Whole Wheat Fusilli

Ingredients:
IMG_29772 450g-packs boneless skinless chicken breast halves
IMG_29828 pcs medium-sized ripe tomatoes, cut into cubes
IMG_29802 tbsp ground black pepper (for sauce) and another 1 tsp (for chicken)
1 tbsp olive oil for frying
IMG_29812 tbsp fresh parsley, finely-chopped
1 250g-can whole button mushrooms, thinly-sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium-sized onion, chopped

2 tbsp dried oregano
2 tbsp honey

whole wheat fusilli or brown rice

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