For the weight watchers among you… BBQ garlic chicken 

Making this tonight – the marinade smells gorgeous 😋

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I put a photo of our chicken dinner on here and Instagram last week and had a few comments about how nice it looked and requests for the recipe. I can’t take any credit on this one. It is a Rosemary Conley recipe, so it is healthy and low fat as well as tasty!

Here it is:

4 skinless chicken breasts (I always use frozen as they are so much cheaper but you could easily use thighs)
Salt and pepper

For the marinade:
2tbsp sweet chilli sauce
2 tbsp runny honey
1 tbsp Worcester sauce
2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
1 small red onion chopped finely
pinch fennel seeds (I didnt have any and it was nice without)

Combine the marinade ingredients in a bowl. season the chicken and place in an oven proof dish. Spread the marinade over and leave for at least an hour. Cook under…

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Not trying to be perfect

Yes. Good timing too. I heard the phrase Progress not perfection yesterday. My new mantra! ✔️


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Wholeness does not mean perfection: it means embracing brokenness as an integral part of life. Knowing this gives me hope that human wholeness — mine, yours, ours — need not be a utopian dream, if we can use devastation as a seedbed for new life.

Parker Palmer

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