Recipe of the Week: Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Recipe of the Week: Bacon Wrapped Chicken

​​​​Here’s an EXCITING slow cooker chicken dinner recipe to spice up your life!

By wrapping our chicken breast with strips of turkey bacon, cooking over sweet potato and covering with BBQ-covered green apples we create a dish that is BURSTING with flavor, while staying healthy on fitness friendly. 

Be sure to use a BBQ sauce that has no added sugars.

Servings: 4

Recipe Courtesy of: RealHealthyRecipes.com

Ingredients:

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 3 Green Apples
  • ⅓ cup natural BBQ sauce (avoid ones with added sugars)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar (optional)
  • 4 skinless, boneless, chicken breasts
  • 8 slices Turkey Bacon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  • Skin the sweet potatoes and slice into half-moons.
  • Lightly grease the bottom of a large slow cooker with coconut oil. Place the sweet potatoes in the slow cooker. Seed and dice the apples.
  • In a medium bowl combine the BBQ sauce, lemon juice and coconut sugar. Mix until fully incorporated and then stir in the apples.
  • Slice the turkey bacon strips in half, lengthwise to create 16 strips. Wrap each chicken breast with 4 strips and place in the slow cooker on top of the sweet potato.
  • Top the chicken with the BBQ-apple mixture. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours. Serve with a side of Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower!

One serving equals: 432 calories, 3g fat, 687mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate, 9g fiber, 21g sugar and 41g protein.

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