LOW FAT SKILLET CHICKEN (GLUTEN FREE)

THIS LOW FAT SKILLET CHICKEN RECIPE WAS INSPIRED BY MY LOW FUNCTIONING GALLBLADDER AND A VERY TIMELY SPONSORED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FEATURED BRANDS.

Low fat chicken skillet recipe with lemonRaise your hand if you’ve ever ghosted anyone. *raises hand*

I’ve been ghosting people not on YouTube or Snapchat the better part of 2 years now. For good reason(s), but still…

I can not, for the life of me, figure out my new body. I wake up and want to crawl back into bed. I started feeling confident in my ability to walk again and had to revert back to my walker. I avoided the ER during my second round of Lemtrada and ended up with a faulty gallbladder.

I am incredibly overwhelmed with being strong.Prepping the pan with extra virgin olive oil for a low fat skillet chicken recipeBreading the chicken breasts in a low fat skillet chicken recipe with greek yogurtBreading chicken breasts for a low fat skillet chicken recipeExactly 17 days after my second treatment, after spending the weekend at my mom’s house so my only responsibilities were drinking enough water and taking my pills, I swore to my primary that I had developed Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis (AAC) as a result of Lemtrada. I’m sure he thought I had a higher probability of being crazy than having AAC, but he did send me to have a HIDA scan and told me to stay below 60 grams of fat per day.

My french fries are life response was more or less a lighthearted yet distraught, “no more french fries??!”

He told me to get an air fryer. -_-Shopping at Meijer for a low fat skillet chicken recipeIf you’ve never experienced a gallbladder attack, consider yourself lucky because it’s very similar to childbirth. Without the drugs and no prize at the end.

Too many days have left me feeling like I’m walking around with a spear shoved clear through my right upper quadrant. All because I’m still learning what I can and can’t eat. There have been days that I actively chose not to eat because I wanted some sort of normalcy, and since that is typically frowned upon, I started spending a few spoons on grocery shopping here and there so I could read labels.

And because I enjoy getting out of the house without the kids, but mostly to figure out what was low fat.Adding spinach to white rice for an easy side dishChopping mushrooms for a low fat skillet chicken recipeCooking a low fat skillet chicken recipeWatching his low fat baked chicken cookAnd do you know what my ejection fraction was?

2%Enjoying Horizon Organic Milk with dinnerKids taking a break with their Horizon Organic Single Serve Milk BoxesSo we swapped food for low fat options. We explained to (mostly Michael) the kids why we no longer eat certain things, and why I started making a separate dinner on nights with tomato based dinners. Which was quickly followed-up with a bit of reassurance that he wouldn’t have to give up his precious Horizon Organic Single Serve Milk Boxes.

I kid you not, he once asked his Nana to buy him 100 during her next shopping trip.Checking the temperature of a low fat skillet chicken recipeSimple ingredients for a low fat skillet chicken recipeEasy low fat skillet chicken recipeLow fat skillet chicken on top of spinach riceI’m positive this gallbladder hurdle wouldn’t seem so bad if it wasn’t tossed onto the current pile of yesterday’s unmentionables. And I promise that recipes like this low fat skillet chicken make sticking to the rules pretty enjoyable. As in, there were no complaints when I said we would be eating the same meal for 3 days.Serving a low fat skillet chicken recipe to the familyNow I’m no dietitian, but my rough nutrition calculations put this (5 servings) meal at:

  • 1,948.4 calories
  • 7.44g fat
  • 124.5g carbs

This low fat skillet chicken recipe is full of flavor

LOW FAT SKILLET CHICKEN INGREDIENTS:

  • 1-2 lbs True Goodness Thin Sliced Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 cup plain Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup Italian Breadcrumbs (GF)
  • 3 cups True Goodness Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 4oz True Goodness Sliced Mini Bella Mushrooms- chopped
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 cups True Goodness Long Grain White Rice
  • 3-4oz Earthbound Farm Organic Baby Spinach
  • 1 cup Fat Free Horizon Organic Milk
  • 3tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • Fresh Rosemary, Thyme, and Sage
  • True Goodness Extra Virgin Oil Cooking Spray

*Note: If cheese and bacon are not triggers for your gallbladder, try adding 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 4 slices of bacon to the rice. Be sure to add the appropriate nutrition information to the numbers I included above.

LOW FAT SKILLET CHICKEN RECIPE:

  • Dip each chicken breast in plain Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt before coating them in italian breadcrumbs, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. Set aside while the skillet warms up.
  • Spray the skillet with True Goodness Extra Virgin Oil Cooking Spray and let it heat up over medium/high heat.
  • Once warm, place breaded chicken breasts in the pan and cover. Cook about 7 minutes, until the breast moves without sticking, and flip it over.
  • Add 1/2 cup True Goodness Low Sodium Chicken Broth, 2 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp onion powder, fresh rosemary/thyme/sage, 4oz True Goodness Sliced Mini Bella Mushrooms- chopped, and 1 lemon slice per breast.
  • Cover and cook chicken breasts until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees- about 12-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring 2 cups of True Goodness Low Sodium Chicken Broth to a boil, add 2 cups of True Goodness Long Grain White Rice, and remove the pan from the heat. While the pan is cooling down, add 3-4 ounces of Earthbound Farm Organic Baby Spinach- giving the spinach a chance to wilt.
  • Once the spinach has wilted, add 1 cup Fat Free Horizon Organic Milk and bring the pan to a boil once more. Uncover and remove from the heat- allowing the rice to set.

Shopping at Meijer for groceriesWe practically live at Meijer because I can buy everything I need in one stop and Sandy, the penny horse, gives my sanity a break before hauling my tiny humans back to the car. And they have benches! Every store should be required to have benches throughout their store.

This is a sponsored recipe created by me on behalf of Horizon, Dannon, and Earthbound Farm. The opinions, recipe, and photos are mine.

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