- 5 tablespoon(s) olive oil
- 4 chicken, breast fillets
- 1 clove of garlic, crushed
- 5 sprig(s) thyme, fresh
- 4 slices mozzarella
- 2 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon(s) mustard, soft
- 1 teaspoon(s) brown sugar
- 600 g broccoli, in florets
- 1 tomato, cut into crescents
- 1/4 bunch basil, to serve
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Egg Free Diet
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Low in Sugars Diet
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- Preheat the oven to 180οC (356ο F) set to fan.
- Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
- Season the chicken fillets with salt and pepper, and sauté for 1-2 minutes on each side.
- Add the garlic, the thyme, and sauté for 1 more minute.
- Transfer onto a baking pan and roast for 15 minutes.
- In the last 5 minutes, spread 1 mozzarella slice on top of each chicken and keep roasting.
- At the same time, in a bowl, mix the balsamic vinegar with the mustard, brown sugar, and olive oil with a hand whisk, until the sugar is dissolved. Set 1 tablespoon aside, to serve.
- Add the broccoli florets into the bowl, and transfer onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
- Roast for 25 minutes until the broccoli is tender.
- Spread the tomato slices over the chicken and serve with the broccoli, basil leaves, and the sauce that you put aside.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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