Thursday, March 7, 2013

Lemon Chicken & Squash Bake

I've been on a health kick lately and this is my new favorite meal that has come from it.
 It's healthy, yummy and super easy!

You could add or subtract any veggies you like and create something new every time you cook it. I personally am just a lover of zucchini and yellow squash. 

Lemon Chicken & Squash Bake


+ 4 Large Chicken Breasts (or 6 smaller ones)
+ 3 zucchini
+ 3 yellow squash
+ 1 Lemon
+ 1 Yellow Onion
+ Olive Oil
+ lemon pepper
+ paprika
+ salt & pepper


1. cut up the zucchini, yellow squash and half of the yellow onion
2. add 1-1.5 Tablespoons olive oil, dash of salt and pepper stir to squash mixture and stir in a bowl until they're all coated evenly
3. spray your bakeware with nonstick spray and add your squash mixture to it
4. in a separate bowl pour a mixture of the juice of your 1 lemon and 2 Tablespoons olive oil over the chicken breasts 
5. coat your chicken heavily with lemon pepper and paprika 
6. Lay the chicken on top of your squash and onions
7. Cook for approx. 30 minutes @ 450 degrees

Love my bakeware that Rachel got me as a wedding gift!

 Yay for eating healthy!!

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  1. I love this, it does look pretty simple, and healthy! Bonus! I'm always searching for recipes that aren't too crazy complicated and I think I might actually be able to tackle this one. I think this might even be today's dinner. Looks great!

  2. i have a similar recipe & i love it! i'll have to try this one!

  3. ohh my husband loves lemon chicken, will definitely have to try this one out.


  4. i just get to your blog & thought: i love it!

    the header is awesome and the whole style and this so delicious looking fooood...want to taste it! thats why i am your latest follower now :) maybe u also like my blog.

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  5. Yum! I am all about the simple healthy meals. If it's too complicated, this girl just doesn't have time. I will have to try this. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    XO, Rachel
    With Love, Rachel

  6. Elise is eating vegetables! I'm in shock haha. I love you girl and I love reading your cute blog.

    1. Oh my gosh rachel. I just laughed SO hard! I've changed a little since freshman year when it comes to eating habits. I eat veggies a lot more :)

  7. Your blog is so cute! This looks way good!


  8. just found your blog through a hop. Love the food dishes. It looks amazing. I might have to try it sometime. Newest follower and excited to come back soon.


  9. Hey Elise! Your blog is too cute!! And this recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing! I'm a new follower and look forward to reading more! Hope you guys have a great weekend!


  10. YUM!! Elise, I just found your blog, love this absolutely delicious recipe. So simple and healthy, which is just my style :-) Following you now!!

    XO Jenna

  11. Thanks for writing on my wall and introducing yourself!!! You totaly have a new follower! Love the healthy eating and this looks delish!


  12. This looks SO yummy! And simple too! Can't wait to try it :)

    Happy to be a new follower from the blog hop!

    Jamie & Kristen

  13. Just saw your link at the Sunday Let's Get Social Blog Hop and I thought I'd come over to check out your site and just fell in love with this Lemon Chicken recipe! Can't wait to try it :)

    I'd love for you to link up at my weekend link party going on right now @The Weekend re-Treat!

    Also going to follow you on FB & GFC while I'm here :)

  14. So glad you shared this recipe last weekend @The Weekend re-Treat!

    I've featured it at this weekends link party that just went live if you want to head over and check it out :)

  15. I'm visiting from The Skinnys' blog! :) I wanted to stop by because a). You're cute and b). You share my mom's name. But then I saw this picture on the Skinny's blog and I needed to have the recipe today! Can't wait to try this this summer with fresh veggies from the garden! :)

  16. Thanks for tonight's dinner, looks so good, wish me luck that mine turns out.