When I was first approached by the Chicken Farmers of Canada to become the Canadian Health Ambassador, I had to ask myself one thing: do I love chicken that much? 1.3 seconds later, and without hesitation, I answered the seemingly rhetorical question with a resounding, “YES! I love chicken!”
The past 8 months have been full of memorable opportunities to share and educate Canadians from coast to coast. Whether hosting engaging Twitter chats to sharing invaluable information about Chicken, health trends and nutritional information, it's been an incredible ride and one I'm looking forward to continuing for many months to come.
You like chicken as much as me? Here's 8 “must read” #ChickenDotCa articles
- Meet Canada's Chicken Farmers
- Top 5 Health Benefits of Eating Chicken
- I might not be raised by a chicken farmer, but if I was
- Diet and Lifestyle: What we do and why we do it
- Chicken Squad: The Movie
- 4 Amazing benefits of cooking chicken with the skin on
- 9 Interesting Things you might Not Know about the Canadian Diets
- What is Celiac Disease?
Coolest feature of the Chicken.ca site: The Recipe Finder
As busy parents, Christie and I often find ourselves rushing around last-minute to piece together healthy meals for our 2 daughters, Chardonae and Brie. It's a priority for us to make sure they are getting healthy meal options every day, and as busy as we might find ourselves, we make sure to commit the time to fueling them with the cleanest fuel we can.
A life saver for us has been the Recipe Finder feature on the Chicken.ca website. We can quickly type in the meal type we want, dietary restrictions (i.e. gluten free, low-sodium, etc), as well as the cut of chicken that we plan to prepare. It's awesome!
A Meal to quell my HANGRYNESS: The Easiest Ever Thai Chicken Express
A couple of weeks ago, after a long day out playing in the hot summer sun, we came home tired and HANGRY! We needed something quick, easy and yummy to make sure that total melt down didn't occur with our two little ones (and me especially – you don't want to see me when I'm HANGRY).
Thankfully we always have some lean chicken breasts on hand, thawed and ready to go. Logging on to the Chicken.ca Recipe Finder, we opted to have a go and cook the “Easiest Ever Thai Chicken Express” meal. And luckily it lived up to its name.
— Christie Kennedy (@Mom_OnTheRun) July 8, 2014
Of course, being the paleo/gluten-free family that we are, we made some little tweaks to the recipe to suit our dietary needs. Here's the list of ingredients we used:
- Ground chicken
- Purple onion
- Steamed broccoli
- Cherry tomatoes
- Steak spice
- Coconut oil
So what's on your dinner list? Check out the Recipe Finder and be sure to let me know what recipe makes your dinner plates. I'd love to exchange notes… happy dinning!
This is my disclaimer, “Just so you know, I have been compensated to share my ideas on this topic. Sometimes it is in the form of products, or services or even money… But here’s the thing; I won’t share anything with you that I don’t fully support. It doesn't matter what it is, or how much they are willing to give me, if I don’t believe in it, It won’t be on my site. Seriously. You’ll just have to trust me on this.” ~ Moose