Calories: 1286 kcal (or 766kcal)
Macros: 117g Protein, 104g Carb & 45g Fat
Think of an Italian inspired Chicken Roast dinner, and then double it! Incredible flavours throughout this dish. The Parma Ham wrapped Chicken Breast with Mozzarella is meaty, a hint of salt and juicy from the melted cheese. The Sweet Potato which-cut wedges are just delicious and nutritious. The smokiness of the Shredded Beetroot cuts through the sweet of the potato perfectly. And then of course you’ve got the Pesto and Pine Nut flavoured Tender Stem Broccoli and Carrots. Sublime! A lovely end-of-day treat, whilst only taking 30mins and being so good for you.
For a smaller lower calorie option, drop to 200g of Sweet Potato, 1x Chicken Breast and halve the Rice Bran Oil, Parma Ham and Mozzarella. This will save you a generous 520 calories.
- Chicken Breasts – 2x / 325g
- Prosciutto de Parma – 4x slices
- Mozzarella – 62g
- Sweet Potato – 335g
- Rice Bran Oil – 2x teaspoon
- Tenderstem Broccoli – 100g
- Carrots – 4x small
- Sweet & Smoky Shredded Beetroot – 60g
- Pesto – 1x teaspoon
- Pine Nuts – 1x tablespoon
- Other Seasoning / Flavour Additions – Seas Salt & Black Pepper
- Chicken is a great source of healthy lean protein. With 31 grams of protein per 100 grams, is one of the best foods for protein. A good source of Magnesium, Vitamin A, Potassium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and a variety of Vitamin B’s, with trace amounts of calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin C, folate, vitamin B-12, vitamin E and vitamin D.
- Sweet Potato offers a nice hit of vitamin A, C, Copper, K & B6, plus has a lower blood sugar response than white potato due to it’s high fibre content that slows the absorption of the carbs.
- Beetroot is a good source of iron, nitrates, betaine, magnesium and other antioxidants, in addition to helping lower blood pressure and boost exercise performance.
- Broccoli, Carrots & Sweet Potato are great sources of indigestible fibre and have prebiotic benefits for your guts microbiome.
- Broccoli brings a good hit of vitamin K, vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and potassium.
- Carrots are a rich source of Beta carotene – a powerful antioxidant that can also be converted into vitamin A in the body to help maintain healthy skin.
- Parma Ham is cured pork, and as such it will have higher concentrations of sodium and fat. An ounce of the average store-bought prosciutto supplies 2 percent of the iron you need each day and also supplies trace amounts of zinc, niacin and vitamin B-12.
- Pine Nuts PUFAs [polyunsaturated fatty acids] suppress appetite and affect food intake. They contain nutrients that help boost energy, including monounsaturated fat, protein and iron. Pine Nuts are also a good source of magnesium
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