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Garlic Mushroom Chicken

This quick and easy, low calorie meal is full of protein and packed with veggies...which you know makes Coach Mel very happy! It would make a great dinner or lunch option.

Serves: 4

Prep: 10

Cook Time: 20

This dish is gluten free, dairy free, low calorie, high protein, and freezer friendly

Fit4You Portions:

1 protein, 1 fat, 1 vegetable

What you need:


Cooking spray

1 lb. boneless/skinless chicken thighs, chopped or sliced

2 tsp. Italian seasoning

½ tsp. garlic powder

½ tsp. onion powder

½ tsp. paprika

1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 small onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 green bell pepper, chopped

8 oz. mushrooms, sliced

2 tbsp. parsley, chopped

What you need to do:

Take chopped or sliced chicken and season with salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika in a large bowl. Spray a large pan with cooking spray and turn to medium-high heat, then add the seasoned chicken. Stir-fry the chicken for 5-6 minutes or until chicken is browned. Then, remove it from the pan and set aside.

In the same pan, heat the oil and add the onion and garlic, cooking for 3-4 minutes until it is fragrant. Next, add in the mushrooms and bell pepper, continue cooking for another 4-5 minutes, until soft.

Add the chicken back to the pan and mix well with the vegetables. Continue cooking for another 2 minutes. At the end of cooking, sprinkle with the parsley and adjust seasoning if needed.


Serve on its own or with a portion of brown or wild rice for 1 smart carb option and for a balanced meal.

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Melissa Stankovich is not a doctor nor a registered dietician. Melissa Stankovich will not provide medical advice. Melissa’s coaching services are intended to inspire you to instill lifelong healthy eating and exercise habits. She’ll teach you to navigate the grocery store, how to cook incredible meals, ways to fit more exercise into your busy life, what to reach for to satisfy cravings, and how to balance it all to live your best life. Simply stated, you understand that I am a nutrition and fitness coaching professional offering motivational and educational services. I cannot be held liable for any advice, suggestions, recommendations, or guidance that I provide during our work together.