I tried something new this afternoon for snack time.
Last week I received a coupon in the mail for a free box of Mary’s Gone Crackers. I have seen these popping up on the blog world, so I was very excited to be able to sample them my self.
These crackers are:
- Whole Grain
- Heart Healthy
- Vegan- Dairy Free
- Wheat Free – Gluten Free
- No Hydronated Oils
- No Trans Fat
Sounds like the perfect, healthy cracker. Now the true test was whether they taste good or not.
I had a serving of Marys Gone Crackers today with the last of my Jalapeno Hummus.
These crackers were actually very, very tasty. I like them! Chock full of seeds and rice, these crackers had a lot of flavor to them. The were the perfect tool for dipping the hummus and I think would be even better with some great cheese on top.
I give Marys Gone Grackers two big thumbs up!
Dinner was pretty tasty too.
I had an idea in my head to make Baked Chicken Nuggets for dinner. While I was searching in the cabinets for Panko Crumbs I stumbled upon my Unsweetened Shredded Coconut and got the idea to make Coconut Chicken Nuggets.
I toasted the Unsweetened Shredded Coconut with the Panko Bread Crumbs in the over at 400 degrees for 5 minutes. I seasoned the mixture with Red Pepper Flakes, Cinnamon, & Cumin, then dipped chunks of chicken into a mixture of milk & eggs before coating them in the Coconut mix.
I baked the coated chicken in the over at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, flipping half way through.
I dipped the Coconut Chicken Nuggets in a random container of Sweet BBQ Sauce I had in the fridge. It was the perfect combination. I loved it!!! I always enjoyed Coconut Shrimp as a kid and this was a fun, slightly healthier spin on the classic. I highly suggest trying this recipe. I had left overs and I can’t wait to eat this again!
I also made some roasted Asparagus to go along side my nuggets.
And heated up some left over Pumpkin & Sage Orzo.
It was a really yummy, balanced meal.
FOr dessert I couldn’t help myself and reached for a Naturally Nutty Jar.
I had the last half of the Kit Kat Blondies Amanda sent me ages ago with a smear of Toffee Butter Peanut Butter on top. You have no idea how good that was.
I have a 3 mile run planned tomorrow, then thats it before my 15 mile Trail Race on Saturday. I am very excited about this race, but very nervous that its my first trail race. I’m going to run the 3 miles in the grass, I’m not sure how much that will help preparing me, but its a start!