In the Eating by Heart series, chef Colombe Jacobsen will be your guide to making healthy food choices. She will demonstrate how to make heart healthy recipes that don't involve extra sodium, sugar and fat.
In episode 2 of Eating by Heart, Colombe Jacobsen demonstrates the perfect way to make sweet potatoes with roast chicken. This is a heart healthy take on the classic roast chicken, and is a great option if you need to feed a lot of people in a pinch. If you’re diabetic it’s important to eat foods high in protein and low in sugar without consuming extra fat or calories, making this a perfect meal for you!
Before prepping ask your butcher to flatten out the chicken breast and to butterfly the chicken to save you some time, the chicken is then marinated in olive oil, fresh thyme and rosemary along with light salt and black pepper.
Chicken is the most popular source of protein, it taste great and poses many nutritional benefits. Chicken is very good for the heart, known to help lower cholesterol the vitamins and minerals work together to strengthen your cardiovascular system.