It's a common misconception that eating healthy means sitting down to bland, uninteresting food. But eating healthy doesn't mean banishing flavor from the dinner table. With a little creativity and some magic in the kitchen, you can cook a meal that's both healthy and pleasing to the palate.
Chicken is a staple for healthy meals. It's high in protein and, if prepared properly, low in fat. When you use a variety of seasonings and marinades, chicken offers a delicious foundation for dozens of different interesting meals. Pair the chicken with appropriate side dishes and you'll have a dinner to rave about, sans guilt.
We've scoured the recipe books for ten healthy marinades to use with chicken dishes, collecting flavors from around the world, from the Caribbean to the heart of Texas. Our goal was to find a handful of distinct approaches that will add versatility to your menu. So the next time you feel the need to add some zing to your healthy meals, try one of these recipes.