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Chicken Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

When I think of a light summer meal, these tacos are the kind of thing I think of.  The combination of the spices give this chicken attitute!  I used thin sliced chicken breasts which cook faster and make it easy to cut into small bite-sized pieces.  The cayenne pepper and jalapeno provide the kick while the mango adds a refreshing sweetness, but not too much.  My mouth was still slightly on fire for a while after I finished eating…but I didn’t mind.  I look forward to eating these for lunch tomorrow!

Additions:  None


  • Onion (I forgot to buy one – but I don’t like raw onions anyway)


  • Thin sliced chicken breasts instead of breast halves

Overall Rating:  Love It

Source:  Cooking Light Magazine


Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders

A quick and easy recipe from Cooking Light – especially if you already have cooked chicken on hand.  I cooked skinless, boneless chicken breasts on my Cuisinart Griddler and shredded them with a fork.  I didn’t have onion powder or any onions so I used a small shallot instead and replaced the mini buns with 100% whole wheat hamburger buns (which yields 1 sandwich per serving instead of 2 minis).  The bread and butter pickles add a nice flavor bite to the sandwich.

Additions: None

Omissions: None


  • Shallot for onion powder
  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts for rotisserie chicken breasts
  • Whole wheat hamburger buns for mini buns

Overall Rating: Love It

Source:  Cooking Light Magazine

Try it with: Broccoli Slaw

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