Quick Summer Meal

Enjoy those summer days while we have them outdoors with the kids rather than in the kitchen! Try this simple nutritious recipe for a quick supper meal.  Prepare the chicken ahead of time and have ingredients ready to go to keep the meal time prep to a minimum.

Fresh and Tasty Mexican Crockpot Summer Salad

Crock pot chicken recipe(combine below ingredients and slow cook for 4-5 hours) :

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1/2 TBL Chili Powder
  • 1/2 TBL Cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves

The Dressing (combine and blend in blender):

  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno (optional, ours was pretty small from our garden)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lime, juiced (squeeze the juice into the mix)
  • 1 pkg Ranch Dressing seasoning

Assemble chicken, chopped lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, black beans and shredded cheese inside a tortilla shell. Top with dressing. Serve and enjoy!201208avocado-and-tomato-layerthumb

Recipe & Image Sourced From: http://www.superhealthykids.com/fresh-and-tasty-mexican-crockpot-summer-salad/

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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