Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet

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This Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet recipe is a delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make meal that will be on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes. This is gluten-free, paleo, and perfect for your busy weeknight dinner. 

The good side of this recipe is that it only has three ingredients, which are chicken, sweet potato, and asparagus because, technically, salt, pepper, and red chili flakes don’t count as ingredients, right?

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 33 minutes
  • Yield: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup chicken broth or water
  • ½ lb (225 g) fresh asparagus (the spears should be cut at a diagonal in 1 and 2 inch pieces)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  • On a plastic board, cut the chicken into small pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil, garlic, and chicken.
  • Sauté the chicken for about 7-10 minutes or until it is cooked through. Don’t forget to stir well. Set chicken aside.
  • In the same skillet, add sweet potato and chicken broth.
  • Cook for about 7-10minutes or until the sweet potato is cooked.
  • Add asparagus and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper.

 

Rainbow Roasted Vegetables

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These oil free rainbow roasted vegetables are so delicious, healthy, low in fat and easy to make. It’s one of my favorite side dish recipes!

This recipe is ridiculously easy to make, you just have to place the chopped vegetables onto a baking sheet, add dried thyme and balsamic vinegar to taste and bake for about 25 minutes or until they’re cooked.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 2/3 cup chopped red bell peppers (250 g)
  • 2 cups chopped carrots (250 g)
  • 1 1/3 cup chopped yellow bell peppers (200 g)
  • 1 2/3 cup chopped zucchini (250 g)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets (100 g)
  • 1 cup chopped red onions (200 g)
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • Balsamic vinegar to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 ºF or 200 ºC.
  2. Place the chopped vegetables onto a baking sheet, add the thyme and balsamic vinegar to taste.
  3. Bake for about 25 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked.
  4. Store the veggies in a sealed container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.