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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner with Couscous

Jill Castle

Family Cooking

Welcome to Kate’s Kitchen with Teens.

This is the perfect meal for a busy after-school night when you don’t have a lot of time.

Servings: 4-6

What you need:

3 tablespoons butter

4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (Watch cooking video for instructions)

2 teaspoons garlic powder

1 teaspoon seasoning salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

Combine the seasonings in a small bowl. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the chicken and sprinkle with some of the seasoning mixture. Saute about 7-10 minutes on each side or until the juices run clear.


Incredible  Cous Cous (makes 4 servings)

1 tablespoon of canola oil

½ cup packed baby kale, chopped

⅓ cup dried cranberries

1 cup cous cous

2 cups chicken broth

¼ cup pine nuts

In pot with a lid, bring the broth to a boil; add the cous cous, cover and take off the heat and rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, saute the pinenuts over medium heat, stirring constantly until toasted.  Throw in the chopped kale and cranberries, cover for another minute. Fluff with a fork. Last, add the toasted pine nuts and mix together.

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Jill Castle

Jill Castle is a registered dietitian/nutritionist with expertise in pediatric nutrition. She is the co-author of Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School, and creator of Just the Right Byte, a childhood nutrition blog. Follow Jill on Twitter @pediRD and Facebook.