Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nick's Chicken Strips

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time 10 Minutes
  • 1 pound Chicken Breasts
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt And Pepper
  • 1 pinch Season-All
  • ½ cans Lemon Lime Soda, Such As Sprite (from A 12 Ounce Can)
  • 2 whole Eggs
  • ½ cups Vegetable Oil

Preparation Instructions

Cut chicken breasts into strips. Mix flour with salt, pepper, and season all to taste. In a separate bowl, mix Sprite and beaten eggs.
Heat part of vegetable oil on medium heat- use just enough to cover the bottom of your pan.
Once oil is heated, dip chicken strips into egg mixture first, then flour mixture and then fry until each side is golden brown and the internal temperature is 165 degrees or more.
Let strips drain on paper towels.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These probably aren't going to win any awards for "best banana muffins ever to grace our earth", but they taste awesome with less sugar and fat than your standard banana muffin.  Which is a big win if you want to feed these to your kids frequently!

  • Prep Time 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time 15 Minutes


  • ¼ cups Sour Cream
  • ¼ cups Sugar
  • 1 whole Egg
  • ¾ teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 cup Flour
  • ¾ teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 3 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1-½ whole Ripe Bananas
  • ½ cups Chocolate Chips

Preparation Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 F and grease a muffin tin (or paper muffin liners can be used).
2. Mix together the sour cream, sugar, egg, and vanilla in a medium bowl.
3. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a second medium bowl.
4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix well.
5. Mash the bananas in a bowl, and add the bananas and chocolate chips to the batter and mix thoroughly.
6. Drop into the muffin tins, and bake for approximately 15 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
7. Enjoy! They are so good when they are warm out of the oven.