Lean & Green Healthy Skinny Chicken Queso
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Queso is one of our favorite guilty pleasures and this Skinny Chicken Queso recipe is perfect for your next fiesta! Add this delicious side dish with bell peppers to your next social event for a healthy on plan option!
Benefits of Boneless Skinless Chicken in your Diet
If you're looking for a healthy, low-calorie food that's easy to prepare, boneless skinless chicken breast is the perfect option. Chicken breasts are rich in selenium and vitamin B which help promote heart health, as well as high protein and low fat content that makes it great for anyone trying to lose weight. Chicken breasts are also versatile and can be used in many different dishes such as sandwiches or salads.
Chicken breasts are a high protein, low-fat food.
You can enjoy the benefits of boneless skinless chicken breasts in your diet. They are a high protein, low-fat food that provides nearly all the essential amino acids and vitamins. Protein is important for building muscle, boosting immunity, lowering blood pressure and improving heart health. It also promotes healthy hair growth and helps you feel full longer so you won’t overeat at mealtime.
About Chris Sloan
My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others, struggled with my weight for years, not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021, I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the plan. It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!
When I started, I had a hard time finding the top 5 and 1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!
For those new to the plan, weighing your food is an integral part of the program; it's one of the critical elements. If you want to be successful, you need to ensure that each meal has been weighed according to the guidelines. And we're not talking about "close enough." We mean EXACTLY those amounts! So forget about using a measuring cup or even eyeballing it—you need a food scale!
We've worked hard to make sure that all recipes listed are approved for the plan.
The recipes on this site are intended for those on plan; however, they can easily be adapted to a low-carb or keto lifestyle. If you are following a ketogenic or low-calorie diet, you can enjoy many recipes found here to help keep you on track for your weight loss efforts.
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- 12 oz Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Shredded
- 1 1/2 cup Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese Shredded
- 3/4 cup Low-fat Greek Yogurt
- 4 tbsp Reduced-Fat Cream Cheese
- 1 cup Rotel Diced Tomatoesw/ green chilies
- 1/2 cup Fresh Cilantro Chopped
- 1 lbs Mini SweetPeppers Halved
- 2 1/2 cup Celery Halved
- Preheat oven to 350*F.
- Cook and shred the chicken, add the sharp cheddar cheese, cream cheese (softened), and Greek plain yogurt into a bowl, mix together and then pour into a lightly greased casserole dish.
- Bake for 20 minutes until heated thoroughly.
- While the cheese is heating chop the cilantro, mini sweet peppers (halved lengthwise, stems and seeds removed), and the celery into halves used for dipping.
- Serve hot.