Day 9: Not Fried Chicken Fingers and Pom Mocktails

Tonight I decided to take the evening OFF from ALL WORKOUTS! My body needed some major rest after an hour of YOGA and 5 mile run yesterday. Plus I really wanted to play in the kitchen ๐Ÿ˜‰

Peanut/Almond Encrusted Baked Chicken Fingers (a mouthful I know)


I have made something similar, but this time I used my own recipe.


  • 2 boneless skinless free organic chicken breasts
  • 2-3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup peanuts ground up peanuts
  • 1/3 cup almonds ground up almonds
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour


Place chicken on a cutting board and cover with plastic wrap. Then beat the heck out of it with a mallet (I used a rolling pin) until about 2 inches thick. Then cut up into strips.


Line up your dipping station. Flour, eggs, and peanuts (then after your our of peanuts switch to almonds).


Can you belie this is only two small chicken breasts?? It’s all in the pounding! Into the oven at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes.


While those baked away so did my sweet potatoes! The best I have ever made. I just sliced one sweet potato up, drizzled with a little EVOO, sprinkled with sea salt and paprika and put in the oven at 450 for 20 minutes. Then stuck them in the broiler for about 5 minutes!


TA-DA! Home made baked fried chicken! I liked the almond and peanut crunch!


I also made myself a Mocktail. Thanks to POM Wonderful, who sent me some of their newest flavor Cranberry Pomegranate, to try out. I added a little Pellegrino for some bubbles.


All in the POM glass ๐Ÿ™‚


Dinner for two.


I ate every last bite!


I also steamed some broccoli and added a little fresh graded parmesan cheese.


One REAL GOOD meal!


Before I made dinner I blended up some frozen cherries and made homemade popsicles!


Dessert here we come ๐Ÿ™‚


We just threw in the ingredients to our new bread maker. Hubby and I are crossing our fingers and hoping this bread actually comes out !!!!

Now time to edit some photos in Photoshop and then write my first letter ๐Ÿ™‚

Hope you all had a wonderful Wednesday!

P.S. Check out Hubby’s new post!
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