Monday, October 4, 2010

Honey Drumsticks

Made for little hands, these sweet drumsticks will have everyone licking their fingers.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 10 chicken drumsticks
How to make:
  1. Heat oven to 400 degree F. Line large bakin pan with aluminium foil.
  2. In bowl, combine honey, ketchup, soy sauce, and ginger. Add drumsticks and toos to coat. Place drumsticks on baking pan, and bake 30 minutes.
Nutrition per serving: 148 calories, 14 g protein, 6 g fat, 9 g carbohydrate, 8 mg calcium, 0 g fiber.

Five-Minute Burritos

You can make this versatile dish with cooked pork, beef, or turkey.

Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained.
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup diced ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup salsa, divided
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Salsa (Optional)
How to make:
     Divide black beans, rice, chicken, avocado, and carrot among the center of flour tortillas. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon each cheddar cheese and salsa. Foid tortillas sides over mixture, microwave on high 1 minute. Sprinkle tortillas with 1 tablespoon each remaining cheese and salsa. Microwave 1 minute longer, or until cheese melts. Serve with sour cream and salsa, if desired.

Nutrition per serving (without sour cream and additional salsa): 513 calories, 34 g protein, 17 g fat, 54 g carbohydrate, 209 mg calcium, 6 g fiber.