Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

We are in the middle of our 8 Week Get Healthy Challenge and we are on a roll! One of my biggest temptations is Chinese food. I can't seem to get enough of it! I decided to try and make a lighter version of one of our family favorites at home. It was so easy to throw together and saved us a few more calories than eating take out.

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3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1" pieces
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup white vinegar
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
3 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
3 Tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup cornstarch
1 cup canned pineapple chunks, drained
1 onion, cut into 1" pieces
1 green bell pepper, cut into 1" pieces
Place diced chicken in the bottom of slow cooker. In a mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup chicken broth, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, soy sauce, tomato paste, garlic powder, ginger, and...
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Nutritions

Calories
488

Sodium
1402mg
58% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
24g
49% DV

Carbs
82g
28% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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