54 responses

  1. runsarah
    April 8, 2009

    That orzo looks fabulous – yum 🙂

  2. Amanda
    April 8, 2009

    Hey! I had just a random question about dessert…do you have dessert right after you finish dinner or do you wait a little bit? I always feel like I need to eat something sweet after I eat dinner even though I am full. I have tried to break this habbit because I don’t want to have to NEED dessert every night. Even though I keep it pretty low-cal, any suggestions for stopping the cycle? Thanks!

    • Meghann
      April 9, 2009

      Hey Amanda,

      I usually crave dessert right after I finish eating, but I try to give myself an hour or so and do the dishes or something before I have my dessert. I know its not the best habit I have gotten myself into, but dessert is truly my favorite time of day and I think anyone can enjoy in moderation of a daily basis 🙂

  3. snackface
    April 8, 2009

    Those crackers sound like a dream! Coconut chicken nuggs look awesome, Meghann! I’ll have to replace the chicken with tempeh or tofu and give it a shot. Thanks for the great idea. You’re probably going to LOVE the trail race- you’ll kill it!

  4. Bec
    April 8, 2009

    Those crackers look delic, and so does that chicken!

  5. Jessica
    April 8, 2009

    I lvoe your coconut chicken nugget idea and would kill for a kitkat blondie WITH pb – my oh my!

  6. Emily
    April 8, 2009

    I adore those crackers, the flavor is so good! Those nuggets look pretty amazing too, I made coconut tofu a while back and that turned out pretty well.

  7. Alison
    April 8, 2009

    The chicken nuggets look great! I bet it’d be good dipped in a curry-flavored sauce.

  8. coco
    April 8, 2009

    coconut chicken nuggets look scrumptious!!! such a genius idea!!!~~~ 😉

  9. Trish (girlatgym)
    April 8, 2009

    those crackers look yummy!

  10. Adi (oatonomy.com – now repaired!)
    April 8, 2009

    Very cool looking orzo!
    I love the coconut chicken idea. That’s a flavour combo I never would have that of… way to be creative, as always!

  11. iowagirleats
    April 8, 2009

    The trail race sounds so cool! Is it over different terrain, or will you be able to stick to a trail for the whole time?

  12. *Andrea*
    April 8, 2009

    this meal looks so great! i love the coconut idea – it reminds me of my favorite “Treat” at a restaurant at home with coconut shrimp. delish!

  13. Robin
    April 8, 2009

    That chicken looks so good, I am adding it to my menu for next week.

  14. Lauren
    April 8, 2009

    Love this recipe. I use it on shrimp all the time but recently I tried it on tofu and it also ROCKS!

    Good luck with your trail run! 🙂

  15. Brandi
    April 8, 2009

    great idea for the chicken nuggets – we’ve done our own coconut shrimp like that at home, but never chicken.

    good luck on your grass run tomorrow – it is different, but you’ll do great!

  16. Courtney (The Hungry Yogini)
    April 8, 2009

    Oh my gosh those chicken nuggets look divine! I must try that!

  17. Meg
    April 8, 2009

    WOW! What yummy chicken nuggets.

  18. Matt
    April 8, 2009

    Have you done any trail running? It helps if you have some experience!

  19. lisaheartspizza
    April 8, 2009

    mmm what a great idea mixing the coconut and breadcrumbs! I bet it would be an awesome coating for some mock tempura pineapple or sweetpotato too!

  20. Sharon
    April 8, 2009

    Oh those crackers look yummy!

  21. inmytummy
    April 8, 2009

    i bought the herb flavor Mary’s Gone Crackers on a whim last weekend. At first I thought they lacked salt, but after eating a few, they grew on me.

  22. VeggieGirl
    April 8, 2009

    Mmm, coconut!!

    Love the BBQ sauce and dessert too!!

  23. zestycook
    April 8, 2009

    mmmm those chicken nuggets look and sound amazing!

  24. Rachel
    April 8, 2009

    I’ve gotten so many great meal ideas from you Meghann! Thanks! 🙂 I hope you enjoy the trail race…I always think they go by much more quickly than other ones!

  25. Angelea
    April 8, 2009

    I am SO making those coco-chicken nuggets! Drooling here…

    I was having a Mary’s Gone Crackers snack today…original flavor. I was enjoying myself and then suddenly I got a hard seed or something and thought I had broken my tooth! Gah!! So okay, fluke. Had another one…same freaking thing! Worse than gristle in your grease pit hamburger.

    Now I’m looking at the box and I want another cracker. But I’M SCARED.

    😛

    Ang

  26. Niki
    April 8, 2009

    I’m loving the coconut chicken nuggets idea!!

  27. biz319
    April 8, 2009

    Is that your BSI entry this week?? The ingredient is coconut!

  28. Ellen
    April 8, 2009

    man, i did a four mile trail run on monday for the first time and i have to say, i am STILL sore. it wasn’t so bad during the run, but my body is definitely not used to it! i wish you luck!

  29. Sara
    April 8, 2009

    Great idea for the chicken nuggets. I love coconut shrimp, so I bet the chicken is great that way too.

  30. lilveggiepatch
    April 8, 2009

    Your entire dinner looks like heaven! Pumpkin and SAGE orzo?! There may be some coconut toficken in my future, too. Hope Derek had a happy birthday!

  31. Kristi @ Sweet Cheeks
    April 8, 2009

    I have never thought of using coconut like that! Thanks for the great idea!

    Mmmmm…kitkat blondie!

  32. Mica
    April 8, 2009

    Hahaha, when I saw the picture I thought, “WHY ARE THOSE CHICKEN NUGGETS SO HAIRY?!??” I love the idea of coconut chicken nuggets with bbq sauce. You’re a nugget genius, Meghann!

  33. Sarah
    April 9, 2009

    You should try a white fish with your coconut breading (i.e. tilapia, halibut, mahi mahi), little pineapple salsa on the side, a pina colada…a little green bikini action…

  34. wholefoodswholeme
    April 9, 2009

    another stunning creation!!! i KNOW i would love this since i’m crazy about coconut – a MUST TRY.

  35. Amanda
    April 9, 2009

    Naturally nutty on the kit kat blondie is a double-whammy Michigan treat!! Let me know if we need to restock your freezer with blondies. 🙂

  36. Shelby
    April 9, 2009

    Coconut Chicken Nuggets sound fabulous! I might just try that with a vegan version =)

    Your dessert sounds AMAZING!

  37. ksgoodeats
    April 9, 2009

    Those crackers, yum! I love thick and hearty crackers 🙂

  38. redheadyellowdog
    April 9, 2009

    totally making coconut shrimp this weekend…thanks for the idea! I used to look getting it at Joe’s crab shack back in the day..it’s always fun to healthify an old classic 🙂

  39. Erin
    April 9, 2009

    That coconut chicken is brilliant! So much so that I might even go buy coconut and try your recipe.

    Wow.

  40. sarahdbelle
    April 9, 2009

    What a fabulous idea. I definitely want to try this! You’re so creative ; )
    Sarah
    http://sarahdbelle.wordpress.com/

  41. runnerskitchen
    April 9, 2009

    Your coconut chicken nuggets look so tasty! Lucky for me, I have a nearly full container of unsweetened coconut in my pantry. I’ll have to try the recipe soon.

  42. Nicole
    April 9, 2009

    mmmmm, the blondie looks amazing! great idea to top it with pb 😀

  43. Meg
    April 9, 2009

    Those coconut chicken nuggets look so good!!! I can’t wait to make them!!!!

  44. joggerslife
    April 9, 2009

    Your pumpkin sage orzo is so pretty!! Looks good!

  45. Shannon (The Daily Balance)
    April 9, 2009

    dinner looks DELISH! what a great idea 😉

  46. Lauren
    April 9, 2009

    Genius! I love this idea for coconut chicken nuggets. Bookmarked indeed 🙂

  47. lauren (athlEAT)
    April 9, 2009

    the nuggets look incredible. I have some unsweetened coconut in my fridge – so I want to make this soon! great recipe.

    oh and I read you had your coconut in your pantry – when I first bought mine – I had it in my pantry too, but I found out later it said refrigerate after opening. I dont know enough about it, but figured I would mention it…just in case…not sure if it can go bad?

  48. Jenn (eating bender)
    April 9, 2009

    Those nuggets look amazing! Great idea 🙂

    I just read your post about the money you raised and the amazing woman in Iraq right now who donated to your cause. All of it is truly amazing. I am so inspired by what you are doing!

  49. Angela (Oh She Glows)
    April 9, 2009

    Im obsessed with Mary’s crackers! So good. I recreated them, it was actually really easy and much cheaper!!

  50. Rose
    April 10, 2009

    Love those crackers!

  51. Sarah
    April 13, 2009

    LOVE the idea of coconut chicken nuggets!! What a great idea!

  52. Marianne
    April 14, 2009

    You totally should have entered these into this week’s BSI contest, since the ingredient was coconut! 🙂 They look great, I might have to give them a go sometime.

  53. Brianna K.
    February 4, 2013

    I just fell in love with coconut and was looking for a savory meal to use it in. I’ve made cornmeal-crusted chicken tenders before, but I can’t wait to bake these nuggets for an easy weeknight meal. Thanks! 🙂
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