Meal Prep Protein Recipe: Garlic Basil Chicken

If your like us, you're always looking for new ways to spice up your chicken preps. The very talented Babbling Brooke put together this Garlic Basil recipe for MPS to solve that very problem. The best part, it will be ready in 20 mins or less.

Protein Recipe: Garlic Basil Chicken

Total Prep + Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients for 5 Servings:

  • 2 lbs chicken breast
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Steps:

  • Preheat your pan to high and add olive oil. Season your chicken breasts on both sides with garlic, salt, pepper, and dried basil.
  • Once pan is hot, cook chicken breasts until browned on both sides. About 5 minutes total.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for about 10 more minutes until cooked through.
  • Either slice or leave whole. Garnish with basil upon serving.

Approximate Macros for 1 of 5 Servings:

  • 146 Calories
  • 22g Protein
  • 1.5g Carbohydrates
  • 5.3g Fat

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Meal Prep Snack Recipe: Pecan and Almond Cinnamon Spice Energy Balls

A moth watering recipe courtesy of @Ljadeparker

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup pitted medjool dates (packed) 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, pinch sea salt
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp almond milk (if needed) 

Recipe: 

Process nuts then add all remaining ingredients except dates & almond milk and pulse until combined. Add dates then pulse until completely mixed and can roll into balls. Add almond milk if batter is too dry. Makes around 16 balls.

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Meal Prep Recipe: Roasted Potato Wedges and Marinated Chicken Souvlaki

A mouth-watering, must-try chicken dish from @banoon_01

Ingredients:

  • Roasted potato wedges
  • marinated chicken souvlaki
  • roasted green beans
  • garlic roasted tomatoes
  • olives and arugula
  • tatziki sauce on the side (not shown).

Recipe:

  • Marinate the chicken chunks in olive oil, lemon juice, fresh and dry oregano, pepper, and Greek seasoning and then grilled them until ready to serve. 
  • Roast the cherry tomatoes in olive oil, salt and pepper, garlic, and fresh oregano.
  • Roast the green beans that are wrapped in foil separately until they are cooked. 
  • Combine the two (removing the garlic chunks) and continued toasting.
  • Finally, add balsamic vinegar and olives for a few more minutes. Stir in a whole container of arugula and let it wilt. 

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