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Healthier Chicken Cordon Bleu

Healthier Chicken Cordon Bleu

The French term cordon bleu translates to “blue ribbon” in English. According to lore, members of the highest order of knighthood wore blue ribbons — and in that vein, the term cordon bleu became associated with the highest quality foods prepared by the most skilled chefs.

Chicken Breast with Feta and Artichoke

Chicken Breast with Feta and Artichoke

This chicken breast with feta and artichoke is a life-saving weeknight dinner recipe. For those times when it seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day between work, commute, family, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, this recipe simply requires whipping up a quick marinade the night before, then dinner is on the table the very next evening in under 20 minutes. With my full-time job and hour-long commute, dishes like these are mandatory. This particular recipe makes eight servings — perfect if you’re cooking for the whole family or for a week’s worth of protein for yourself.

Barbecue Chicken Baked Sweet Potatoes

Barbecue Chicken Baked Sweet Potatoes

When there’s nothing to eat and you don’t want to spend a lot of time or energy cooking, a stuffed baked potato is an easy, filling, and affordable option that will please the whole family. Just bake (or microwave) a potato and fill it with your favorite healthy toppings (like steamed veggies, salsa, and plain Greek yogurt). The flavor options are endless!

Salmon Poke with Macadamia Nuts

Salmon Poke with Macadamia Nuts

Every day at lunchtime, different gourmet food trucks park outside Beachbody Headquarters hoping to tempt hundreds of hungry Beachbody employees with their savory delights (It’s pretty awesome). Some of the editorial staff favorites include the truck that offers acai bowls, any of the several iterations of taco trucks, and the truck that makes fresh poke to order. Whenever that truck arrives, almost all of us line up to get a poke bowl.

Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs

Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs

This recipe for lemon-garlic chicken thighs is a terrific way to eat protein when the weather is warm and you’re feeling like something substantial yet light. Ideal for an al fresco dinner party on a hot summer night, I can picture the scene now: Several of my closest friends seated comfortably at a table on my back patio illuminated by bistro lights. They casually sip rosé and chat until I materialize from the kitchen carrying a piping hot pan of this aromatic chicken.