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Mexican Chicken Stuffed Peppers



Enjoy this easy recipe and get outside this weekend!



Instructions: (from The Paleo Diet)

In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and chile; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add ground chicken; cook until no longer pink. Sprinkle with Mexican Seasoning; stir well. Stir in undrained tomatoes. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated. Stir in ¼ cup of the cilantro.

Meanwhile, cut sweet peppers in half vertically (from stems to bottoms). Remove and discard stems, seeds, and membranes. In a large pot blanch peppers in boiling water 2 to 3 minutes or just until tender; drain. Fill peppers with chicken mixture.

For each serving, arrange 2 pepper halves on a plate. Sprinkle with the remaining cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

Serves 4

Mexican Seasoning:

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon preservative-free granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper or cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground saffron

    Seasoning Instructions:

In a dry small skillet toast cumin seeds over medium-low heat 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant, shaking skillet occasionally. Remove from heat; cool 2 minutes. Transfer seeds to a spice grinder; grind to a powder. Transfer cumin to a small bowl. Stir in paprika, garlic, oregano, chipotle pepper (if using), cinnamon, and saffron. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 6 months. Stir or shake before using. Makes about ¼ cup.



Group Class Programming for Friday, May 19, 2017:

Friday May 19th: 

1. Snatch 1-1-1-1-1-1-1
*pause 3 seconds at SN7 and 10 seconds at SN8
*return barbell to floor (do not drop) for sets 1-5
*perform Handstand Hold or Down Dog Hold for 30s after each set
*perform prone handstand flexion with pvc + 2.5-10# for 30s after every set

2.
Life:
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
200 meter Run
20 alternating dumbbell Snatches (15/10#)
*rest 1 minute after every Round
*return the dumbbell to the floor (do not drop) after every rep

Fitness:
5 Rounds for time of:
15 Hang Power Snatches (65/45#)
300 meter Run
*3:30 minute cap each Round
*17:30 minute cap
*return the barbell to the floor (do not drop) after every set

Performance:
5 Rounds for time of:
15 Hang Power Snatches (95/65#)
400 meter Run
*3:30 minute cap each Round
*17:30 minute cap
*return the barbell to the floor (do not drop) after every set




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