FITNESS FRIDAY: Healthy Oven Fried Chicken

Nov 01, 2013 | All, Food | 7 Comments
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I was playing around with healthy alternatives this week! A comfort food staple in our house is fried chicken. What can I say, we’re from the south! I stumbled across this amazing ground nut mixture in the grocery store the other day. It’s a mixture of ground flax, pumpkin seeds, goji berries and sesame seeds. You can pretty much add it to anything you eat and it gives you a great dose of b12, fiber and omega 3!  A light bulb went off in my head and I decided to try the ground mixture as the breading/coating for my oven fried chicken. It turned out great, it was tasty, juicy and I didn’t feel guilty while eating it. Double win!

Here is the super simple recipe and some pics to go with it. Enjoy!


1 cup of Linwood’s Ground Flax mixture

1 Tablespoon coarse sea salt

1Teaspoon ground pepper

Drizzle of Olive Oil

2-4 Organic chicken breasts


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Combine the flax mixture, salt and pepper in a ziploc bag. Simply place the Chicken in the bag, seal and shake!!! Drizzle olive oil into a baking dish, place the chicken breast into the dish and bake for 20-25 mins. Its that simple!


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7 thoughts on “FITNESS FRIDAY: Healthy Oven Fried Chicken

  1. Looks amazing, thanks for sharing! Fiance loves fried chicken so a healthier alternative is perfect. Where can you pick up the Linwoods mix?

  2. Excellent blog here! Also your website quite a bit up fast! What host are you the usage of? Can I am getting your affiliate link to your host? I want my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  3. You can buy the mix at Whole Foods. I found it near the nuts and dried fruits. I added Cajun spice to the mix and it came out delicious.

  4. We’re a family of five and I have been looking for healthier alternatives. Definitely going to try this one!!

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