Poultry

Baked Panko Crusted Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce {Recipe}

Satisfy your kids’ cravings for chicken fingers in a healthier way with this crispy whole grain baked panko crusted chicken.  Can I let you in on a little secret? My five year old girls have never had chicken fingers or chicken nuggets. While you’re picking up your jaw from the ground, let me explain. I was actually a very avid chicken nugget eater as a child, but not the kind from fast food places. Rather I’d eat the ones from a box you’d find in the freezer aisle. Defini… read more »

5 Simple Tips for a Food-Safe Picnic + Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad {Recipe}

Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor picnic this spring and summer with these food safety tips, plus a healthy and delicious recipe for Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad! This post, recipe, and images are by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect season for a picnic! Heading outdoors for a meal and quality time with family and friends can be a great way to enjoy the best that spring and summer have to offer. But there are a few rules to follow to ensure that your food sta… read more »

Classic (Jewish) Chicken Soup {Recipe ReDux}

A family favorite, traditional chicken soup is soothing and delicious. Perfect to start any Jewish holiday meal or to cure a cold.  With the start of fall comes the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (one of the three pilgrimage festivals). In my family, as in many Jewish families I know, it is tradition to serve chicken soup at the start of all of these holiday meals. Luckily, chicken soup is one of those recipes that keeps getting bet… read more »

Pistachio-Stuffed Chicken Breasts {Recipe ReDux}

Take the stress out of weeknight dinners with these easy and flavorful pistachio-stuffed chicken breasts. Serve with a side of your family’s favorite roasted vegetables and you’re set for a balanced meal! It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of August, which means it’s time for another Recipe ReDux and it’s back-to-school season. In a couple of weeks I’ll be sharing a back to school meal planning guide, including a roundup of reci… read more »

Summer Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce {Recipe}

Flavorful herbs are at their prime during the summer. Make them the star of the show with this herb sauce drizzled over chicken kebabs.    I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the July 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own.   One of my favorite things about summer is the plethora of fresh fruit and vegetables. Everyone talks about zucchini, corn,… read more »