For this month’s healthy recipe, we are going to delve into the Greek side of healthy recipes and craft a simple, but mouthwatering chicken and hummus pita. A healthy diet is crucial to maintain a healthy body and smile, but adding some various genres to your palate can keep your dishes healthy, exciting, and tasty.
According to the Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) blog, your ingredient repertoire includes:
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
- Dash of salt
- Dash of black pepper
- 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts
- 2 large whole wheat pita bread rounds, halves
- 1 carton of hummus
- 3/4 cup chopped Roma tomatoes
- 1/2 cup sliced cucumbers
- 1/3 cup of plain low-fat yogurt
While the ingredients may seem too much to handle, prepping this dish is simple to accomplish. First off, combine the oil, lemon juice, paprika, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Brush both sides of the chicken with your oil mixture and place the chicken on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Once the chicken is fully cooked, cut it into strips.
Second, carefully open the pita halves and spread the hummus inside. Finally, stuff the pita with the chicken, tomatoes, cumbers, and yogurt inside the pita, and you just whipped up a delicious chicken and hummus pita.
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According to BHG, this recipe has about 20 grams of protein and the vegetables contain vast amounts of vitamins, promoting a healthy body, mind, and smile. As a leading dentist in Wayzata, Dr. Stephen Bjorklund cares about your overall well-being because a healthy body translates into a healthy smile.
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