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Greek Chicken Marinade

This Greek Chicken Marinade is easy, delicious recipe that anyone can make.

Simple greek marinade recipe perfect for chicken
Simple greek marinade recipe


Juice 1 lemon

3 tablespoons minced garlic

1 tablespoon oilve oil

1 teaspoon Oragano

I put it on chicken breasts and leave for an hour. That’s it! It adds a lovely taste – I normally serve on a salad of spinach, avocado, feta, cucumber and capsicum.

I added the marinade to the chicken popped it into a ziplock bag and froze – ready to go for your next BBQ or easy dinner!

Chicken and Spinach Pasta Bake

I made this for the first time, last night. It was amazing, straight up! Ha I’m so modest, but seriously you will want make this over and over again, I even finished my bowl before my husband. I was in “can’t talk must eat” mode – it was that good!

The ultimate chicken pasta bake
The best Chicken and Spinach Pasta Bake


2 cups cooked diced chicken (BBQ chicken, grilled, steamed)

1 onion diced

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon oil

2 garlic cloves

600ml cream

200g sliced mushrooms

250g chopped spinach (fresh or frozen)

250g cream cheese

250g pasta

1/2 cup grated cheese

1. Boil water and cook pasta to your liking.

2. In a large fry pan – melt butter, oil  and cook spinach (if frozen).

3. Add diced onion, garlic, mushrooms and spinach (if fresh).

Chicken and spinach pasta bake
The spinach, mushroom, garlic and onion cooking.

4. Add cream cheese and cream, bring to boil and then turn down to low.

chicken and spinach pasta bake
Add cream to spinach and mushrooms.

5. Stir through chicken and keep on low.

6. Drain pasta and add to sauce.

7. Pour pasta into casserole dish and top with grated cheese.

8. Bake at 180 degrees for 10 -15 mins until cheese is melted.

9. Enjoy !

Chicken and spinach pasta bake
Baked and ready to eat!

Clean chicken and chickpea casserole

So tonight I made this clean chicken and chickpea casserole.  I don’t eat clean all the time BUT I do like everything about it. So to assist my husbands quest to get healthy I tried something new! (I know I’m amazing :-))

Delicious and Nutritious
mona and olive blog – clean chicken and chickpea casserole

So you need

500g chicken breast or thigh

1 tablespoon mixed herbs

1 sprig rosemary

800g chopped tomatoes

420g chickpea

1/2 cup chicken stock

1 lemon rind

2 small zucchini

4 cloves of garlic

1 tablespoons olive oil


In a large frypan add diced chicken and half the oil, stir until browned completely.

While chicken is cooking in another frypan, add the rest of the olive oil, garlic and herbs. Cook for 30 seconds, and add lemon rind. Cook for another minute.

Add the tomatoes to the herbs, turn down to half heat and allow to simmer.

Once the chicken is cooked add the tomato and herbs to that fry pan.  Add stock and sliced zucchini and chickpeas.

Simmer on low for 30 minutes.



Delicious and Nutritious
Delicious and Nutritious
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