Spicy & Smoky Mushroom Chicken Dinner (with Chipotle Sauce)

Mushroom Chicken

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It’s week 2 of meal prepping and I’m doing awesome – I love that I’m saving money and eating even better than before. Having a plan for what I’m gonna be eating at least 2-3 days in advance is really proving to be super helpful. It’s my way of not resorting to eating so many sweeter foods and opting for more REAL meals. So far the mission has been successful. Yay. 

I’ve been loving making different dishes with organic free-range chicken. I made this exact dish for dinner last week and I fell in love and so I wanted to make sure I recreate it for you guys too. This time, however, I wanted to kick it up a notch.

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Originally I wanted to make it more of Latin food. You could add some black beans to this to make it more Mexican and it would be so delicious, perhaps even topped with some shredded cheese… could be a great Mexican-inspired dinner.

However, I am currently not eating beans and I don’t care for cheese so much so I didn’t include these ingredients in this dish. As a result, we have this pretty low carb dinner that is smoky and quite spicy.

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It’s interesting, I’ve never actually made anything with jalapeno peppers or chipotle peppers before and I had no idea what adobo sauce even is. I got the two cans from La Morena because when I do use something in my cooking, you better believe I’m going to opt for the MOST authentic brand – the flavor has to be true to the roots and has to have a great reputation for being so. So that’ what I did. La Morena it is.

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Spicy Veggie & Cheese Scrambled Egg Whites (Breakfast with Habanero Hot Sauce)

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Spicy Veggie & Cheese Scrambled Egg Whites (Breakfast with Habanero Hot Sauce) #SauceOn #Shop #Cbias

Are you ready to get your #SauceOn with some Habanero?

Ohh.. it’s getting saucy up in hereee….

Okay, okay. I’m done with the puns. But this hot sauce is pretty much awesomesauce. Okay, no more. Haha. Thanks to #CollectiveBias I got to stock up on some new hot sauces recently and I love it because I love love love spicy food!

Spicy Veggie & Cheese Scrambled Egg Whites (Breakfast with Habanero Hot Sauce) #SauceOn #Shop #Cbias

It’s funny – I used to hate spicy food. I was so sensitive to it. Like the Taco Bell mild sauce was TOO spicy for me. Ridiculous, I know. Then I learned that spicy food is good for you, and that’s besically how that happens for me, since then I started loving spicy food.

Thank goodness. I think food is the best when it has a nice spiciness or kick to it, otherwise it’s just so… boring. Bland. Meh. *falls asleep*

This is the way to keep things alive! Arrriba!

Especially with this new El Yucateco Black Label Reserve hot sauce that I got at Walmart (among other flavors). How fancy does that sound? Pretty fancy and intense. It’s black hot sauce and it’s supposed to be intense… So naturally I was excited to try it out.

Spicy Veggie & Cheese Scrambled Egg Whites (Breakfast with Habanero Hot Sauce) #SauceOn #Shop #Cbias

Now, despite the fact that I enjoy spicy food, I am not crazy adventurous and I wouldn’t ever eat like a hot pepper or anything (well, except that one time) so I didn’t wanna overdo it on the sauce. I added just a little while cooking the veggies to add some flavor. I figured, if it’s not enough, I can always add more on top once the scrambled eggs are all done.

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Oh yeah, I wanted to create a breakfast item because I am pretty much obsessed with breakfast (duh, look at this) so I felt it was a natural idea for me right now. But if you’d rather create something else with this hot sauce, you can check out the recipes they also have on their website here and here.

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Tart Cherry & Coconut Greek Yogurt Parfait

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of the Cherry Marketing Institute.  #RecoverwithRed

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Tart cherries are amazing.

I’ve always loved cherries. And when I learned that they are actually good for you (when I was much younger) I was thrilled and that much happier cause I had a new reason to eat even more of my favorite fruit.

Do you like tart cherries?

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You should. Particularly if you workout a lot…

Did you know that tart cherry juice may actually help ease muscle pain associated with intense exercise? It’s true! There’s actually more and more athletes and weekend warriors who are including tart cherry juice into their own training routine.

There’s so much more that goes into what makes tart cherries freaking awesome.

Tart cherries are fabulous for recovery and to prove it, the Cherry Marketing Institute created the 7-Day Tart Cherry Juice Challenge, where you drink tart cherry juice every day for 7 days to aid in your workout recovery.

I’m in.

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Coffee-Flavored Protein Pancake with Caramel Macchiato Creamer Drizzle

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I think it’s no secret that I love breakfast. I can eat breakfast for… breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And I have before. Just look at my recipe list for breakfast items, not too shabby right? Me gusta.

Coffee-flavored protein pancake with caramel macchiato creamer drizzle #MyGoodLife #Shop #Cbias

Thanks to #CollectiveBias, I get to share #MyGoodLife that includes lots of breakfast options, this time it’s from Nestle.

I went to Walmart to pick up some yummy breakfast things. First, was the STOUFFER’S® Morning Classics sausage & egg scramble, then it was the NESCAFÉ® TASTER’S CHOICE® Instant Coffee along with two NESTLÉ® COFFEE­MATE® Liquid Coffee Creamers. I’ve seen bloggers using the creamer a lot lately and I couldn’t wait to try the Caramel Macchiato variety, simply because that’s usually the coffee I get from coffee shops.

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Except I didn’t really want to try it with coffee. Meh. That’s so predictable. My breakfasts are FUN, more fun than just coffee… so I wanted to do something different than what people usually use coffee creamer for (or, at least, I think?).

So I combined the coffee & creamer thing into a breakfast item! I’m a huge fan of protein pancakes and I could just feel how natural this combination would be in a pancake form.. and there it is!

How’s that for some yummy flavorful moments?

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