“Do The Funky Chicken” !!! (Part 5) …more Creative Chicken Recipes (and healthy cooking tips)

Above and Below: Roast Chicken with Brussels Sprouts
(click above or below for recipe)

Same tips as last time……..

…..to propel your "Funky Chicken" recipes into the tasty/healthy/funky zone

Spend the extra money and get pasture raised chickens. I know many folks dislike Whole Foods (I have a few issues with them myself), but they have a couple of whole bird pasture raised chickens (although often small, like the size of a large Cornish hen), and they have pasture raised chicken parts. The taste alone will convert you over.

Avoid unhealthy oils like that toxic canola oil, and vegetable oils like Crisco and Wesson.
(Stick to Olive and Coconut Oil)

Avoid Common Table Salt, and try Pink Himalayan Salt or Celtic Sea Salt
(some of the other sea salts are named "Sea Salt" but are still processed like Table Salt)

Don't Be afraid of  fatty dark meat, especially from pasture raised chicken. Fat from natural sources like pastured poultry will not make you fat (those unhealthy oils folks cook in is often the culprit).

 

Below: Honey Mustard Chicken (click below for recipe)

….a few more quick tips

Take advantage of endless healing herbs and veggies like cancer fighting garlic, magnesium rich basil, and onions (special onion shout out because onions don't lose their nutrients when cooked)

Cut slits in your chicken when working in marinades and such, it allows the marinade to penetrate the meat and not just sit on the surface.

 Wings and legs of whole birds are tied to the chicken body with string because it helps prevent wings and legs from  cooking faster that the torso of the chicken.

Avoid lining your baking sheet in aluminum foil. Aluminum residue is not healthy, and it leaves a metallic taste.

 

….got it?      OK,  let's get "FUNKY"  (one more time) !!!!

 

Below: Crispy Chicken Breast with Cauliflower Risotto (click photo below for recipe)

Below: Grilled Chilli Chicken and Slaw Burgers
(I'm technically Gluten/Grain free, but feverishly
working on a delicious GF bread to enjoy creations like this
(click below for recipe)

Below: Chipotle Honey Glazed Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce (click below for recipe)

Below: Djaj Mqalli (Chicken with Olive, and Lemon Tagine)
(click below for recipe)

Below: Preserved Lemon and Oregano Roast Chicken (click below for recipe)

Below: Strawberry, basil, Bacon, and Brie Chicken Burgers
I'd use GRASS FED CHEESE ONLY!!! and I'm working on my own
GF Bread
…and bacon is a twice a year thing for me "everything in moderation….including moderation" –Ben Franklin
(click photo below for recipe)

Below: Padang Style Chicken Curry (click below for recipe)

Below: Lemon Thyme Roasted Chicken with Fingerlings
(recipe gives option of olive or oil, CHOOSE OLIVE OIL, you know
how I feel about canola)
(click below for recipe)

Below: Sage and Chilli Chicken(click below for recipe)

Below: Smoky Sumac, Chili and Lime Wings (click below for recipe)

Above and Below: Chicken with Orzo (orzo is a short pasta)
(I'll be replacing the Orzo with an Organic Wild Rice)
(click above or below for recipe)

Below: "Herby" Mustard Chicken with Olive Oil Mash (click photo below for recipe)

Below: Citrus Marinated Chicken Thighs (click photo below for recipe)

Below: Simple Roasted Lime Chicken Thighs (click photo below for recipe)

Below: Chicken in White Wine with Lemon and Potatoes (click photo below for recipe)

Below: Sesame Drumsticks in Umami Rice (click below for recipe)

~stay healthy~

 

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“Body”, (Part 47)
a.k.a. “TIME (Part 2)”
(…another “Fit after 40” Slideshow)

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Grapefruit, Fennel, and Avocado Salad

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Moroccan Grilled Chicken Skewers

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“Heaven Help” – Lenny Kravitz
(….my Cover Version of the best “Black Love” song EVER!!!)

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Coconut Cake
(…and healthy baking tips)

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Planning the Perfect “Picnic Date” at an Esparanza Spalding Concert

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Chocolate Espresso Waffles

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“Sustainable Lenny” !!!
(…a sneak peek inside Lenny Kravitz’s Farm and Ranch)

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Salmon with Orange and Thyme

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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“Dutch Baby” Pancake Skillet w/Fried Egg and Salmon

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Potato and Egg Bake w/Rosemary

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply¬† just 3 days after switching to natural makeup¬† (…a recent study says)

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Skillet

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Portuguese Style Chicken Skewers

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Buckwheat Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Healthy Oat Banana Waffles

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…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

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(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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