Are you ready to call Oldtown the Salinas City Center?

 

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Yesterday I heard the announcement that a new downtown business association has formed and that they want the Oldtown area of Salinas to be called the Salinas City Center instead.  Now, I found the KION article on this a little bit confusing because it’s not clear if the Oldtown Salinas Association had simply been renamed, or if they had closed it to start something brand new, or even if some new association started and was like F*** THE OLD ONE!

I read another article in the Californian that stated that the business owners voted to get rid of the old association and have started this new one because they didn’t like the world “OLD.”  So that kind of cleared things up, even though I resent old being thought of as a negative.

The new association is hoping to continue the endless revitalization project by adding apartments, grocery stores, event spaces, and new businesses of course.  Personally, it just sounds like a really fancy way of saying that they hope to start gentrifying the neighborhood – which can be good one one hand and scary on another.  I’m a big scaredy cat who finds change a little frightening in general so trust me when I say I TOTALLY GET the apprehension around stuff like this.  With a grocery store and lots of events going on it could be fun to live in the downtown area, but I imagine their target market wont actually be people who live and grew up in Salinas.  I think it will be interesting to see how it plays out.

They probably would have more luck just trying to call it downtown.  I mean, Salinas City Center sounds like a building – right? I think they are going to have a hard time changing the Oldtown reference.  It’s been oldtown FOREVER, but we’ll see how it goes.  Who knows, maybe within the next few years I’ll be telling you something is located at the Salinas City Center vrs. Oldtown?

I am excited about all the new businesses going into Old- I mean Salinas City Center – lol.

The more stuff that there is to do down there the better it is for our city as a whole…and of course more opportunities to find great stuff to share on the blog.  So I’ll see you guys down there, whatever it happens to be called!

 

Ps – You can go and like their new Facebook page to see all the stuff they are working on.

 

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Let’s Inject a Little Positivity into Salinas

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Last year was the most violent year on record in Salinas, and with two more recent murders it looks like this year will be more of the same.

Of course, as usual, Facebook is filled with a lot of messages about how bad things are and how badly everyone wants to just pack up and leave.  If you made a post like that and are reading this – don’t think I am picking on you specifically.  I can think of a dozen people on my friends list who have said the same thing over the years.  I’ve seen everyone who lives here deride the city since the day my family moved here.  I grew up knowing full well that people from our neighboring towns consider Salinas a place to go live if you can’t afford to live somewhere better.

And I think that is horrifyingly tragic.

Too be honest I’ve gotten really tired of it.

I was born in Monterey and I was raised in million dollar PG and Monterey homes for the first 10 years…but Salinas is where I was raised.  I grew up here.  I met my husband here.  I experienced some of the most heartbreaking and tragic moments of my life here.  I am also guilty of thinking that Salinas was the problem.  If I could only escape it’s clutches I could go and live my dream life somewhere that the opportunities remained endless and people didn’t feel their hope start dwindling the moment they touched their feet to the soil.

I remember hearing the friends of a teen who committed suicide comment, “He should have gotten out of here before Salinas took him.  F*** I should get out of here.”  This stuff breaks my heart, because I remember feeling the same.

I am not educated or intelligent enough to prescribe what would make this place better for everyone.  Personally, I think more opportunities would help a lot.  Better paying jobs, and more options for less expensive housing would probably help too.

There is all sorts of things to be negative about in Salinas, but being negative actually accomplishes nothing.

Being negative doesn’t create housing or jobs, or hope – the most important thing is HOPE!  Only actions can create change, and if you are not willing to take actions to create change somebody else is going to do that for you.  Somebody else might create changes that you don’t actually like or agree with too.

 

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I refuse to give up on Salinas, and I refuse to bog my mind down with negative vibes about this city.  I love living here way too much and in the end being a negative person only makes your own life worse.

I can’t promise that we will live here forever, Felipe’s work is so far away so we would like to be closer to his job, but I’m not leaving because we’re too scared or because I don’t want my son to live here.  I’m glad my son lives here.  I’ll gladly take him over to the east side.  I refuse to live my life afraid of getting killed and I don’t want him to grow up afraid of things either.  Does that mean I’m gonna let him grow up running around unchecked with the wrong crowd?  Heck no, and he’d probably learn that is mom is the person he has to be afraid of in life if that’s the case.  xD

When I lived in Las Vegas I lived near the corner of Charleston and Fremont Street.  Most people know Fremont as the Fremont Street Experience.  They do not know several miles of bombed out looking motels filled with homeless, prostitutes, and drug dealers.  Two blocks from my house was one of the detention centers that people know from a crappy TV show.  Every morning on my way to work I’d see drug addicts wandering around like ghosts under the archaic Blue Angel Motel statue.  So, don’t think that living in a bad neighborhood is foreign to me.

And yes, I walked home alone at night – all the time.

Recently I rebranded the website and channel to match our new focus.  “Our mission is to shine a positive light on all the fun adventures that can be had in Salinas, Santa Cruz, and beyond.  We are pursuing this by creating video content that showcases local events, restaurants, and recreation.”

I didn’t do that to be cute, I really mean it.

I want to shine a positive light on Salinas and that’s the action I’m choosing to take.

I want people to come here and be reminded of what a great place this really is, and then I want them to go out and experience that for themselves.

I can’t fix the problems here, but I can do my best to make it a better place.

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Farmers Markets in the 831 Area

Farmers Markets in the 831 Area: Including those located in Santa Cruz, Salinas, Monterey, Carmel, & More!

Local Area Farmers Markets

Looking for great small businesses, fresh local produce, and a fun community event?  Check out our local farmers markets!  I created this page as a resource so you could find something great that’s close to you.  There is a farmers market happening almost every day of the week!

Markets can sometimes change hours or locations, so before you visit for the first time make sure you visit their information page to double check the info.

If you know of any other markets that I should be listing here please let me know about it.

Have fun!

Salinas Farmers Markets


Tuesdays – Alisal Certified Farmers’ Market
Hours:  11am-4pm (June – September)
Location: 632 East Alisal
Website: Everyones Harvest Page

Wednesdays – Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmers’ Market
Hours: 11am-3.30pm (May-October)
Location: 1441 Constitution BLVD
Website:  Everyones Harvest Page

Fridays – Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Certified Farmers’ Market
Hours: 1.30pm-5.30pm (May-October)
Location: Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
Website: Everyones Harvest Page

Saturdays – The Oldtown Marketplace
Hours: 9am-2pm
Location: Gabilan Street in Oldtown
Website:  Oldtown Salinas

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Soledad Farmers Markets


Thursdays – Soledad CFM
Hours: 4pm – 8pm (May-December)
Location: Encinal and Front Street
Website: Facebook Page

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Monterey Farmers Markets


Tuesdays – The Farmers Market at Old Monterey Marketplace
Summer Hours:  4pm-8pm (4pm-7pm)
Winter Hours:  4pm-7pm (October – April)
Location:  Alvarado Street
Website: Old Monterey Page

Fridays – Monterey Farmers Market at Monterey Peninsula College
Hours: 10am – 2pm
Location: Monterey Peninsula College (MPC)
Website: Monterey Bay Farmers Page

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Pacific Grove Farmers Markets


Farmers Market in Pacific Grove

Mondays – Pacific Grove Certified Farmers’ Market
Summer Hours: 3pm-7pm
Winter Hours:  3pm-6pm
Location: Corner of Central and Grand Avenues
Website:  Everyones Harvest Page

Check out our blog post featuring this market!

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Carmel Area Farmers Markets


Tuesdays – Carmel Farmers Market at the Barnyard
Hours: 9am-1pm
Location: The Barnyard Shopping Village
Website: Monterey Bay Farmers Market Page

Thursdays – West Coast Farmers Market
Hours: 10am-2pm
Location: Devendorf Park
Website:  West Coast Farmers Market Page

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Marina Farmers Markets


Sundays – Marina Certified Farmers’ Market
Hours: 10am-2pm
Location: 215 Reservation Road
Website: Everyones Harvest Page

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Santa Cruz Area Farmers Markets


Wednesdays – Downtown Farmers Market
Summer Hours: 1.3opm-6.30pm
Winter Hours: 1.30pm-5.30pm
Location: Cedar Street & Lincoln Street
Website: Santa Cruz Farmers Market Page

Saturdays – Aptos Farmers Market at Cabrillo College
Hours: 8am-12pm
Location: Cabrillo College
Website: Monterey Bay Farmers Market Page

Saturdays – Westside Farmers Market
Hours: 9am-1pm
Location: Western Drive & Mission Street
Website: Santa Cruz Farmers Market Page

Saturdays – Scotts Valley
Hours: 9am-1pm (April-November)
Location: The Kings Village Shopping Center
Website: Santa Cruz Farmers Market Page

Sundays – Live Oak Farmers Market
Hours: 9am-1pm
Location: 15th & Eastcliff Drive
Website: Santa Cruz Farmers Market Page

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Watsonville Farmers Market


Fridays – Watsonville Certified Farmers Market
Hours: 3pm-7pm
Location: Watsonville City Plaza
Website:  N/A

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Pacific Grove Farmers Market and Bike Trail at Lovers Point

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Hello everyone!  Today we are posting a video about our little jaunt over to Pacific Grove so that we could do some walking on the bike path.  While we were there we ran into the Pacific Grove Certified Farmers Market.  It was pretty awesome!

Farmers Market in Pacific Grove

 

It’s located on corner of central and grand avenue in Pacific Grove.  It wraps around the park and includes lots of stalls for fresh produce, local crafts, and local hot food for purchase.  There were a lot of families and kids playing in the park, and I thought it was a great place to go as a family outing.  Next time we go I might even bring a picnic blanket!

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We didn’t now this was going on that day so it was a great surprise!  I found a neat booth by Wylde Welles Soapworks.  They sell soaps, lavender eye pillows, and more!  They make the soaps in Pebble Beach.  I think I met the owner Diane and she was extremely nice.  I ended up getting a pillow and a soap bar that is scented to smell like Lovespell…the popular Victoria Secret scent.  Let me tell you, it smells amazing!  I think it smells better than the original.  If you get a chance you should really check her booth out!  The pillow is also really great.  Everything smells like lavender in here, hahah.

mochi-cake

Almost immediately we spotted a black food truck called Kuki’s Bowl.  Everyone knows we are a big fan of food trucks because we loved chasing them down in Vegas, so we were really excited to see one here.

We ordered the kabocha squash mochi cake, some pot stickers, a kuki’s bowl, and their bonsai bowl.  You can see the mochi cake above, it was gone before the food even came out.  The kabocha flavor is really mild and wonderful, and the cake is nice and custardy like a piece of flan.  So good!

kukis-bowl

Felipe ordered a Kuki’s Bowl with brown rice, half pork and half beef, veggies, and peanut sauce.  It tasted great and portions were very generous!

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Laura got the Bonsai Chicken Meal with brown rice, a large crispy chicken thigh, and half miso sesame green beans, and the carrot and burdock root salad.  The chicken was extremely crispy on all sides, and the sauce was really wonderful.  Felipe had fun stealing most of the chicken skin, haha.  It would be great if you could just get a giant bowl of that carrot and burdock root salad too, would love to go get some more as soon as possible!

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After we were done eating we walked down towards Lovers point to hop on the bike path.  Lovers Point has a 4.4 acre park, scenic rock formations, a beach, and access to the bike path.  (Known formerly as the Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail.  It stretches 18 miles from south of Pacific Grove, all the way out to Castroville. )  This stretch of the bike path winds along the ocean and threads through cannery row on it’s way to the wharf.

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When you walk along the path there are lots of people walking, jogging, and biking.  Out in Monterey you can even rent bikes to use on the trail.  There are many places to catch the ocean view, and benches to rest on if needed.

In Pacific Grove you can also see the wonderful mural painted to commemorate PG’s early settlers, including the Native American tribes and the early Japanese fishers.  It’s very beautiful and has a lot of information.  (Check out this 3D panoramic of it.)

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Ah, it was such a nice day!  Great views, great food, and great fun.

Where should we go next?

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Greek Inspired Light Pizza

Greek Inspired Light Pizza

 

Hello everyone, today I wanted to share with you some light pizza!  This one is Greek inspired, and it’s so easy to make.  I made this recipe video as part of a collaboration with other YouTubers.   Be sure to check them out as well.

The Kitchen Swap!

Check out the other recipe videos that were a part of this collaboration.

►  Visla Family Vlogs // Key Lime Cupcakes
►  M&JVlogs // Chocolate Lasagna
►  The Ohana Adventure // Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread
►  Britt & Britt Vlogs // French Onion Stuffed Mushrooms

Greek Inspired Light Pizza Video

Link here!  Sorry, I’ll come back and embed it sometime today after it posts to YouTube!

Ingredients

1 100 calorie whole wheat tortilla
1/2 cup of canned diced tomatoes
3 oz of rotisserie chicken breast, without skin, shredded
fresh dill, chopped
fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup of fat free mozzarella cheese
1/4 medium red onion, sliced
8 kalamata olives, halved
1 cup fresh spinach, torn
1/4 cup of reduced fat feta cheese
12 sliced Greek peperoncinis
salt & pepper

Sauce

I also made a quick homemade tzatziki sauce.  It’s a rather inauthentic mixture of plain yogurt, seeded and peeled diced cucumber, diced onion, feta, lemon juice, garlic salt, pepper, dill, & parsley.  This is entirely optional.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lay the tortilla out on a baking sheet.  Layer all of the remaining ingredients on top of it.
  3. Cook for 20-25 minutes in the oven.  Watch the edges.  They should brown and crisp, but not burn.
  4. Slice and enjoy!

Serving size is one pizza even though we split it in the video.  (I was filming more food recipes that day so I was pretty full!)  For my Weight Watcher friends the recipe builder put this together at 8 points.  I don’t work for them or anything though, so make sure you calculate it however you make it.  🙂

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I love this pizza!

What other topping ideas do you have?  Leave me a comment below!  I’m thinking that next time I want to make a BBQ chicken pizza.  Yum…

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Taste of Beirut – Lebanese Recipe Book – Review & Video

Taste of Beirut Book Cover

 

Taste of Beirut is a cookbook featuring over 175 Lebanese recipes by the author Joumana Accad.  Since she was raised in Beirut, and can provide recipes and flavors from first hand experience, I was really excited to check this cookbook out.  Her food is described as mingling influences from all over the Mediterranean area including flavors from Turkey, Syria, Persia, Iraq, and Egypt just to name a few places.

This book is written perflectly for the home cook who is new to this style of cooking.  The book includes lists of commonly used ingredients and techniques.  The list of ingredients each have a paragraph describing why they are used.  The stories of how they are weaved into Lebanese cooking will leave you feeling like you’ve also used it a million times before and can’t wait to experience it again.  You aren’t just told to go pick up some sumac.  What is Sumac and how is it created?  What does it look like?  How do you shop for it?  What should you watch out for?  If you can’t find it what can you replace it with?  You’ll know.

I also enjoyed the do’s and don’ts of Lebanese cooking that was given at the beginning of the book.  It included gems like, “Incorporate olives into every meal. Olives are called the ‘sheikh of the table’ (sheikh el-sofrah) for a reason, as they are served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner,”  and instructions for what breads to serve with your meal and why you should keep olive oil on your table.

The recipes start off with a series of base recipes like garlic paste, kafta, yogurt cheese, and various pilafs.  These basics build on each other in a natural way, so that by the time you finish this book you’ll have the confidence an ability to finish a full course meal.

After going through this book for the first time I settled on a recipe titled, “Olives in Spiced Tomato Sauce.”  It’s on page 132.  I love green olives but I’ve never put them in a hot dish before.  I thought it would be an interesting introduction.

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When I went to test this recipe and film a demonstration video I didn’t have everything on hand, but I wanted to go ahead and try it with the ingredients that I did have.  So I did, and I loved it!  I even added some chicken to make it more filling.  I have made it a couple of times since then, but I can’t wait to go back and have it with the parsley and scallions.

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Here is the video I created while sampling a Taste of Beirut.  The video does not show the recipe exactly as it appears in the book, but the version that I ended up trying initially.

Now, I’m aware that before you buy a cookbook you might want to see some of the actual recipes.  Not recipes with alterations, so I wanted to also share with you a video from Joumana’s YouTube channel.  This looks really lovely!  She has lots of videos on her channel, so you can experience some of her recipes for yourself before you even get the book.

The book can be purchased through many retailers, including Amazon.com.  It’s currently available in both paperback and for the Kindle.  That is an affiliate link btw, so if you were to decide to get this book I would get a small percentage for recommending it to you.

I also want to make sure that you are aware that I did receive this book for free in order to write a review of it.  I was not paid to write anything, or told what to write about it, but I want to be transparent.

 Have you tried out any good cookbooks lately?  Please let me know in the comments below!

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Tatum’s Garden – The best park in Salinas, CA!

On today’s vlog we went for a drive and took Bruce to visit a local park called Tatum’s Garden.  It’s located at Bernal and Maryal Drive in Salinas, California, just behind Sherwood Hall.  It’s Bruce’s favorite park that we take him to for some pretty obvious reasons.  It’s bright and imaginative, packed full of kids, and has so many things to do!

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Is this the entrance to paradise?!

The best thing about Tatum’s Garden is that it was designed to be an all inclusive park so that children of all abilities can play together.  You will find stairs, but also ramps up to each main attraction.  The ramps are all wide so that wheelchairs have access to all of the slides.  This also makes it really easy for parents to follow younger kids, or kids who might need a little help, up to the top of each structure too.  There are lots of swings, but also swings that are designed for children who cannot sit on a belt style swing.  Children can find signs that will teach them to read braille and spell out letters in sign language.

Entrance to Tatum's Garden.

Bruce loves learning the names of various foods right now, so this art at the entrance is great for him!

 

One of my other favorite things about this park is that it is full of playful structures and art.  The tot lot has a fully painted barn complete with a fruit stand.  The older kids area has a broccoli tree-house that’s situated between asparagus poles that you can climb up.  I really like all of the design touches that make the park feel especially at home in Salinas.

Fruit stand at Tatum's Garden

Bruce says the strawberries are especially good today.

You might be wondering who Tatum is, well, she’s a local kid who has Spina Bifida.  Her parents found a park two hours away that was all inclusive and wondered what it would be like to have a park like that here in Salinas.  Through their hard work, and the hard work of the community coming together to support that dream, Tatum’s garden was born.

Now that Tatum’s Garden is a reality, I am hearing that they are planning on building a second park here in Monterey County!  I am really excited about this, the more awesome parks the better!

Another thing I noticed about Tatum’s Garden is that it is full of wonderful art by local artists.  Even the floors!  Everywhere you look you will see something beautiful and imaginative.  I found this documentary that you can check out about the art that went into this playground if you’d like to take a closer look.  I loved learning that Tatum participated in some of the art featured in this park!

The park regularly offers opportunities to help out by volunteering.  Once a month they organize cleanup days and perform any needed repairs.  It’s really wonderful to have a place that’s so well taken care of by the community.  If you can donate time to help out, make sure you like them on Facebook so you will be reminded of when the cleanup days are.

Here’s some more pictures from the park:

Tatum's Garden lettuce cup

A lot of classic playground items are re-imagined for Salinas, like this lettuce cup style merry go round.

Music at Tatum's Garden.

There are several musical toys that can be tried.  The lovely music floats through the playground all afternoon~!

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Last but not least, a snap of Bruce running into the park.  He recognizes it form the street!

I hope if you get the chance, you can check out Tatum’s Garden!

Please let us know if there are other places that we should check out locally as well.

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New Content Direction

Get in My Kitchen

 

Some of you may not be aware, but I posted a video to YouTube recently letting everyone know that I was no longer on the keto diet and that I wasn’t sure if I would be back on it anytime soon.  (Or at all, really.)  I also let you know that I was going to be returning to YouTube after I gave the content some thought and came up with a new direction.

My original goal for Get in My Kitchen was to help people who didn’t know how to cook to learn how to do so.  I would still like to work towards that, but I’ve been feeling pulled in a different direction lately.  The videos and content that I enjoy producing the most revolves around exploring the local area.

I’m currently producing the first set of videos.  The schedule will change to one video a week, and will rotate through these new segments:

  • Cook Along – Trying recipes from cookbooks.  These will be less polished than my usual recipe videos.
  • 831 Fun – Exploring local stores, restaurants, businesses, public trails/parks & events.  We also have some “local culture” videos that we are working on.
  • Sugar-Free Reviews – We test out sugar-free products so you don’t have to.
  • Grocery Shopping Tips – Limited series about how to get the best price on healthier foods, and how to better navigate the grocery store.  I am not sure exactly when I will start working on these.

The blog is going to feature posts that expand on the YouTube videos with more details and photographs.  Some articles series that will be unique to the blog include the following:

  • Family Recipes – Limited series exploring favorite family recipes.
  • Book Reviews – I will review cookbooks, books of interest to the local area, and books about the food work in general.

You may notice that GiMK is changing gears and is going to no longer be a diet focused blog.  I am still trying to lose weight, and I may choose to write some more about that in my new personal blog.  (Linked from the sidebar.)

Just an FYI but Laura is no longer using Facebook and will likely not be doing too many updates to the Facebook page. (The page is still up because Felipe is an admin, but Laura deactivated her account.) She is also no longer on Twitter or Tumblr.  If you’d like to make sure you don’t miss updates I recommend subscribing to the mailing list.  (You can find the form at the top of this page.)

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Sugar-Free Orange Chicken with Bacon

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One of our favorite places to eat used to be Panda Express, although it’s much harder to enjoy it now since most of their menu items are not very compatible with a low-sugar or low-carb diet.  Last summer they came out with a version that also included bacon, but appears to have only been available for a limited time.  We loved it, but we don’t really love the sugar.  The main orange chicken recipe has 19 grams of sugar and 45 carbohydrates.

I thought of making a riff off of this recipe using the sugar-free orange chicken recipe that I’ve been using for years.  (I modified it from a recipe in one of the cookbooks I own, but I can’t figure out which one that is – as soon as I do I will update this with a link.)

I think it’s fast and extremely simple to make.  You can modify it to fit your macro’s by changing the amount of bacon if you need less protein, or the amount of marmalade if you need to reduce the carbs even further.  I like to serve this with cauliflower rice, but you could also serve it with a side salad.

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First you start out by cutting up your chicken into bite size pieces.  We will not have to bread this chicken, of course, but as much as I miss the crunch and texture I love the lightness of this version.  Don’t worry about cutting it into perfect shapes, just do your best to keep the pieces about the same size so that it cooks evenly.

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Next I cut the bacon into small strips.  I don’t bother with cubing it, I just cut it in the opposite direction of the slices.

ingredients for orange chicken with bacon

All you need after that is half a cup of sugar-free orange marmalade and 1/4 cup of soy sauce.  If you have some Chinese five spice powder that you would like to add, then grab that out of the pantry now too.  I didn’t start using the five spice until recently, but I love the flavor and I think it really brings this dish together.

Here is the video I created that shows you the rest of the steps.  It’s so simple, just crisp up your bacon and then set it aside.  Cook your chicken bites in some of the leftover bacon grease and then mix everything together.   It couldn’t be easier.

(This video is also one of the last ones I did in our old apartment!♥)

This recipe is so simple and and so tasty, make sure you pin this page so that you remember to work it into your next meal plan.

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Sugar-Free Orange Chicken with Bacon

sugar-free orange chicken with bacon

Yields: 4 servings

  • 2 large chicken breasts, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 package of bacon, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of sugar-free orange marmalade
  • 1/3 cup of soy sauce
  • optional: Chinese five spice to taste
  1. Preheat your skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add your bacon to the skillet and cook until mostly done. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside for later.
  3. Remove most of the bacon grease from the pan, but leave some inside your skillet for the chicken.
  4. Add your chicken to the skillet and cook until done. Mix your bacon back into the pan with the chicken.
  5. Add the sugar-free orange marmalade and combine.
  6. Add the soy sauce and then mix well.
  7. Optionally season with some Chinese five spice. If you do not have any of this you could also try adding ginger and some clove powder.
  8. Serve with cauliflower rice or another vegetable.
  • Preparation time: 5
  • Cook time: 25
  • Total time: 30

Nutrition

  • Calories: 368
  • Fat: 11 grams
  • Carbs: 5 grams
  • Protein: 83 grams

Here is how I calculated the nutritional information for this video.  I inputted the brands that I used, so double check against what you have in your own kitchen.  If necessary you can recalculate using the nutrition calculator on MyFitnessPal.  It’s free!

sugar-free orange chicken with bacon nutrition

 

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