PARTNER POST: Reinvent potato recipes to be fresher and lighter in the new year. Make it your resolution to try these dishes for nutritious packed lunch ideas.
Chipotle lime potatoes and chicken is not only a fresh, flavorful meal that is perfect for a new year reset, but it can be easily packed as a lunch to go.
By Kate Donahue
Happy new year! Where has the time gone? With the wonderful gluttony of the holidays behind us, I’m ready to take a much needed bread from all the indulgences. I ate my fair share sweets and decadent meals packed with butter and gravy. It’s time to start the new year off right with healthier, lighter meals.
This Chipotle Lime Potatoes and Chicken recipe definitely fits the bill. Filled with fresh, natural ingredients, it’s a healthy dinner recipe that’s sure to satisfy you. Spicy chicken and potatoes with hints of lime and bright, fresh cilantro. This chicken recipe is packed full of flavor! If one of your goals is to achieve a healthier you for 2016, this meal will keep you on track too.
Did you know that one medium-size potato has just 110 calories and is fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free? Potatoes are a great source of potassium (even more than a banana!) which can help maintain a healthy blood pressure. They’re filled with Vitamin C, B6, fiber and iron. Potatoes are pretty powerful making this Chipotle Lime Chicken and Potatoes recipe a healthy start for your new year!
For another great dinner idea or even as an easy packed lunch, try this potato frittata.Print
Kate is the baker, dessert-maker, photographer, writer and recipe developer behind FoodBabbles.com, a place to find classic treats, savory eats and unique sweets. You’ll also find freshly baked breads, savory tarts and more!