Domesticity. Etcetera, etcetera…

And the domesticity continues…

Here are the recipes I promised in my last post:

Hummus Chicken:

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Tastes better than it looks, promise.

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
salt and pepper
1 zucchini, chopped
1 yellow squash, chopped
Basil, fresh or dried, to taste.
1 cup hummus, homemade or storebought
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Roma tomato

Preheat oven to 450F

I started by marinating my chicken breasts in olive oil and chopped fresh basil (from my balcony “garden”!) during the day. Then I sliced the zucchini and yellow squash and put it in a glass baking dish. Toss the veggies in the olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste. Then slice the Roma tomatoes. I put the tomatoes in between the chicken and the other veggies. I also added more basil in between the tomatoes and chicken. Once you have the chicken on top of the veggies, spread a thick layer of the hummus on top of the chicken breasts.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked and veggies are tender.

Enjoy the deliciousness! 🙂

(Recipe adapted from gimmesomeoven.com)

2nd recipe: Homemade granola!

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Granola with strawberries!

2 cups oats (old fashioned, not the quick cooking kind),
1 1/2 cups nuts/seeds of your choice, (I used almonds)
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt,
1 teaspoon cinnamon,
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg,
1/2 teaspoon ginger,
1/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350F

Mix all ingredients together. Mixture will be sticky. Then spread out on a lined cookie sheet. Bake 25-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes or so. The mixture will still be sticky when done cooking, but as you leave it out to cool it becomes crunchy, so don’t worry.

Stored in an air-tight container, this will stay good for 2 weeks! Enjoy!

(Recipe adapted from recipe on abeautifulmess.com)

Hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful day, I’m headed out for a run. Taking advantage of being in good spirits today. I celebrate the days I wake up without anxiety!

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