Blackberry + blueberry + fragrant lemony verbena = YUMMMM!!! This lil’ guy also packs a whopping 15g of protein… I will definitely be on the lookout to try this again as well as other flavor combos (including cucumber dill & pear mangosteen!)
After my snackie I set out to marinade the chicken for tonight in this guy (recent World Market purchase!)
+ touch of soy sauce + black pepper + slice of fresh ginger (I keep in the freezer, stays good for months). Just put everything in a ziploc and let the magic begin!
Then it was time to make the nectarine salsa to go with — I wanted to let the flavors combine thoroughly before we ate it! Here’s the mix using Kristin’s recipe as my main guide
3 nectarines (chop all fruits/veggies small)
fresh cilantro (2 tblsp approx.)
juice of 1 lime
added: about 1 tsp organic raw blue agave for sweetness (obsessed!)
1) Steam fresh broccoli (5 minutes) — add bacon for The Man (mine stayed meatfree)
2) Cook rice: Boil 1 cup water, rinse 1/2 cup Basmati rice (2:1 ratio), add to boiling water and turn down to simmer for 15 minutes covered til done
3) Heat pan sprayed w/ cooking spray to medium heat, remove chicken from marinade & add to pan, sear on both sides (2 min each) then add remaining marinade, turn down to a little below medium and cover to finish cooking probably about 10 more minutes—– this method makes chicken SO JUICY fyi!!!
First off, major shout out to Kristin from Iowa Girl Eats for this superfab recipe idea!
Secondly, this marinade is sooooo good & if you have a World Market nearby go and get some asap!!
Either way, I highly recommend trying this dish soon, it really was THAT GOOD 🙂 Healthy & delicious… what more could one ask for?
Alright, well The Man seems to want some dessert and come to think of it so do I 😉 I’m out for tonight, see ya’ll for a start to the shortened work week tomorrow!!!
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