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Quinoa Chicken Parmigiana

The New Healthy Parmigiana…

I’m all for quick meals at the moment, with this sweltering heat we’ve been having no one feels like spending hours in front of a hot stove even me!

Still always trying to keep dinners healthy for the family, so this version of chicken parmigiana came out of the recipe files. Replacing the bread crumbing with quinoa flakes making it gluten-free and added benefits of a superfood. Baked in the oven over fried (always a good idea) Then topped it with cherry tomatoes and bocconcini cheese, making this ordinary pub grub meal into a healthier summer family favourite the whole family will love.

Served with a simple side salad and some pan cooked asparagus or your families favourite veggies.

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Quinoa Chicken Parmigiana

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

4 chicken breasts (organic preferably)

2 eggs beaten

1  1/2 cups *quinoa flakes

salt and pepper

2 tb olive oil or coconut oil

10-12 cherry tomatoes sliced in half

2 large buffalo bocconcini sliced or 10-12 small bocconcini balls sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 200’C
  2. Slice chicken breasts in half lengthways
  3. Place eggs and quinoa flakes  with the salt/ pepper in two separate  in a bowl
  4. Coat chicken pieces first in the egg mixture then immediately in the quinoa flakes making sure to coat generously and evenly.
  5. Place in a baking tray drizzled with a little  oil then drizzle little extra over the chicken
  6. Bake in the oven for 20mins turning half way through
  7. Top with tomatoes and bocconcini and place back in the oven for a further 5-10 mins until melted and chicken is cooked through.
  8. Serve with a simple side salad and you favourite veggies such as pan cooked asparagus or steamed broccoli

*Quinoa flakes are quinoa steamed rolled flat to make thin flakes. Can be found in major supermarkets or health food stores

Directions

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Hello I’m Caz, founder of Green Leaf Living Australia. I live in the coastal city of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Living a naturally healthy lifestyle has been my focus and passion for many years. Here I share my experiences and knowledge with you, hoping to benefit your life in someway. Whether it be by trying one of the delicious food recipes, learning about herbs and how to use them. Traditional remedies, detoxifying your home and replicating a DIY non- toxic natural product for body and home. Using essentials oils to compliment your life or just listening to some wellness tips that help me live a more mindful and balanced life. Follow along with me as I share my love of all things food, health and wellbeing as I keep things real, honest and simple.

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