143.4…Garlic Chicken

If you want a super simple chicken recipe, I’ve got one for you. It was a hit on our table last night.

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Garlic Chicken (Serves 4)

Recipe slightly adjusted from AllRecipes.com


  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1/4 cup dry Italian bread crumbs

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Pound the chicken to an even thickness.
  3. Warm the garlic and olive oil to blend the flavors. In a separate dish, combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip the chicken breasts in the olive oil and garlic mixture, then into the bread crumb mixture. Place in a shallow baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until no longer pink and juices run clear.

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I served the Garlic Chicken alongside a baked potato (with sour cream and green onions) and green beans. It was a filling, satisfying meal.

This morning’s breakfast was pineapple Chobani (have you figured out that this is my favorite flavor?), Gluten Free Granola and mixed berries.

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After dropping the kids off at school, I attended a couple of different events at the school. I was supposed to go to the gym afterwards but I’ve been feeling very run down and exhausted since last night. I decided to give my body a break and skip, although I felt really guilty.

I ran a couple errands and then came home to throw an easy lunch together.

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Turkey sandwich, veggies and ranch dressing.

Here’s to hoping I feel better soon! There’s a birthday party I don’t want to miss this weekend!

When do you know that your body needs a break from the gym?


  1. Yep, last weekend I took a rest for both days and it made all the difference with my weekly workouts!

    Hope you feel better!


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