Annie’s Homegrown recently reached out to me and asked if I would be interested in being a part of #teamannies to which I excitedly replied “yes! yes! yes!”
Being a Connecticut girl, I feel particularly proud of the Annie’s Homegrown brand and all that they stand for and was thrilled to get to have some fun with their products in the kitchen as they fit seamlessly into food philosophy.
I think the “About Us” blurb on the Annie’s Homegrown site says it best “For the past 25 years, Annie’s has been nourishing families with simple, down-to-earth foods that taste great and are easy to love. Our passionate team seeks out the best real ingredients Mother Earth has to offer, harvesting pure, natural flavors to make delicious foods every family can feel good about.”
What more could you really ask for from a product?!
The gigantic handfuls later and I knew exactly what I was going to do with it. Process it in the food processor, coat organic, boneless, skinless chicken breasts with it and bake it in the oven.
I paired it with a spicy chipotle yogurt sauce (2 easy ingredients that you can whip up as the chicken bakes!) which just sent the whole dish over the top for me.
Serve this up for a high-protein afternoon snack the kids will love or for dinner with some cooked broccoli and carrots and you have a complete meal the whole family will love!
- 2 organic boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1.5 cups Annie's organic cheddar snack mix
- 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- Olive oil cooking spray
- 1 single serve container of plain greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons (or more if you perfer!) adobo sauce from a can of chipotles in adobo
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil sprayed with cooking spray
- Process the snack mix in the food processor until you get a fine grain
- Place snack mix, egg and flour in square dishes or tupperware for ease of dipping
- Dip chicken breasts in the egg, then in flour, then back in the egg then finally in the snack mix making sure to fully coat each breast
- Place prepared breasts on foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through in the center (when a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F)
- Combine yogurt with adobo sauce and stir until well-combined.
You can also use chicken tenders to make chicken dippers or diced chicken to make chicken nuggets!
disclaimer: Annie’s Homegrown sent me product to use in this post. I was not paid for my time. All opinions are my own.0