🥣 DAILY MEAL HIGHLIGHTS – Cajun Gator Bites / Pesto Chicken

🎬 All the details of the days ingredients, discussion of calories and macros, tips, tricks and how tos and the occasional cute doggie are in my daily video…🐶🛒👩🏻‍🍳

🐊 CAJUN ALLIGATOR BITES w MASHED POTATO, CORN & BROCCOLI
@krogerco Alligator Tail
@hodgsonmills Yellow Corn Meal
@frontiercoop Bayou Grill Cajun Seasoning
@misfitsmarket Organic Red Potato, Broccoli
@thatssmart Sweet Corn Kernels
@krogerco 0% Greek Yogurt
@chosenfoods Avocado Oil Lime Mayo
@thatssmart Steak Sauce
@greatvalue Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter

ALLIGATOR
🔲 Cooked in:
@crownful 32Q Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack
425° for 15min on silicone baking sheet
Flip ½ way through…

♨️ 32Q Air Fryer Oven / Dehydrator ♨️
https://amzn.to/3oHX243

🧮 CALORIES – 719
💜 WW PURPLE – 14SP
4 SPOONS UP 🥄🥄🥄🥄

🐔 LEMON PESTO CHICKEN, STEAMED VEGGIES & CHEF IQ / INSTANT POT MAC & CHEESE
@homechef Chicken Breast
@krogerco 0% Greek Yogurt
@aldiusa @priano Basil Pesto
@misfitsmarket Organic Artichoke*, Lemon
@simpletruthorganic Rainbow Carrots
@greatvalue Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter

@banza Chickpea Pasta Shells
@foodclub Cheezy Does It Block Cheese
@landolakes Half n Half
@greatvalue Garlic, Parmesan & Basil Butter

Chickpea pasta cooks a little differently than regular pasta – here are some good notes… This timing made a perfect, non gummy, slightly al dente pasta… You could go 5min if you like a softer, less firm pasta but I wouldn’t do anymore than that.

Adapted from:
https://hollishomestead.com/banza-chickepea-pasta

🌀 CHEF IQ MAC & CHEESE (with Banza Chickpea Shells)
Cooked in @mychefiq 6Q Smart Cooker
8oz box Banza Pasta Shells + 3 cups water + ½tsp salt
Cook 4min on Manual/High Pressure + Quick Release
Drain any excess water before adding cheese and ½ & ½
Cover with lid, allow cheese to melt, stir and YUM!

✳️ Chef IQ 6Q Smart Cooker ✳️
https://amzn.to/3jp1pk4

CHICKEN
🔲 Cooked in:
@crownful 32Q Air Fryer Oven
Preheated – Middle Rack – did not turn/flip
400° for 12min on silicone baking sheet
**Times will vary depending on your type of fryer, how much chicken you’re cooking, how thick it is…

♨️ 32Q Air Fryer Oven / Dehydrator ♨️
https://amzn.to/3oHX243

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INSTANT POT ARTICHOKE
🌀 Cooked in @cooksessential 3Q Mini Pressure Cooker
Trim artichoke stem (and petal tips if needed). Cut off the top inch or so of the artichoke and rinse to remove any dirt between the petals. Place Artichoke on trivet or in steamer basket face up, squeeze juice of 1 lemon into the crevices (*optional), add lemon halves to pot with 1 cup water.

Cook 20min on Manual/High Pressure + Natural Release

Stovetop Version:
https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/how-to-cook-and-eat-an-artichoke

🧮 CALORIES – 795
💜 WW PURPLE – 16SP
4 SPOONS UP 🥄🥄🥄🥄

🍒 SNACKS
@mastiandmasti Rainbow Farfar (see video)

🧮 CALORIES – 30
💜 WW PURPLE – 1SP

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🧮 CALORIE TARGET:
1450-1650 [Metric is set for 1550]

Because I generally eat 2 meals/day most days – each meal needs to be between 700-800 calories on average

Currently tracking in ℹ️ iTrackBites on 🧮 Calorie Command

🦄 Dietary Modifications are being made for Insulin Resistance / Histamine Intolerance / Gout Arthritis & Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
(1 week left)

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