Clean-Eating Recipes: Caprese Chicken, Blackened Shrimp Tacos

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Wanna eat clean? Great! It doesn't have to be boring. These amazingly delicious meals are full of protein and produce... and each has less than 350 calories!

Hungry Girl's Caprese Chicken
Caprese Chicken

Entire recipe: 313 calories, 14.5g fat (4g sat fat), 497mg sodium, 6g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 3.5g sugars, 38g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8* -- SmartPoints® value 7*

Mozzarella + tomato + basil = serious yum. Add chicken, and you've got a FANTASTIC meal.

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

One 5-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlet, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness 
1/4 tsp. garlic powder 
1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning 
1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper 
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 
1 1/2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 
1/4 cup chopped tomato 
1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil 
3 tbsp. shredded natural part-skim mozzarella cheese 

Bring a grill pan (or skillet) sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Season chicken with garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 4 minutes per side, until cooked through. 

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, use a fork to whisk vinegar with oil. Add tomato and basil, and toss to coat. 

While still in the pan, top chicken with cheese. Cover and cook until cheese has melted, about 2 minutes. 

Serve topped with tomato-basil mixture. 


Hungry Girl's Blackened Shrimp Tacos
Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Entire recipe: 316 calories, 7g fat (1g sat fat), 690mg sodium, 30g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 5g sugars, 32g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8* -- SmartPoints® value 7*

Spice up your Taco Thursday with these crazy-flavorful things. Why should Tuesday should have all the fun?

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


5 oz. (about 10) raw large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/8 tsp. paprika
Dash each salt and black pepper
Dash cayenne pepper
Dash cumin
Two 6-inch natural corn tortillas
2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1/3 cup shredded cabbage
1 lime wedge
2 tbsp. natural salsa with 90mg sodium or less per 2-tbsp. serving
1 oz. (about 2 tbsp.) chopped avocado

In a medium bowl, coat shrimp with spices.

Bring a grill pan (or skillet) sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Cook and stir shrimp for about 4 minutes, until cooked through and blackened.

Remove pan from heat; clean, if needed. Re-spray, and return to medium-high heat. Cook each tortilla until hot and lightly browned, about 1 minute per side.

Spread Greek yogurt down the center of the tortillas. Top with cabbage, and squirt with juice from the lime wedge.

Top with blackened shrimp, salsa, and avocado, and fold 'em up.



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