So I know I’m not alone in saying that I AM TIRED when I get home from work… The last thing I want to do when I get home is cook dinner. Having dinner with my husband is one of the highlights of my day but actually cooking it, oy. So I try to make the easiest, least time consuming but absolutely delicious and healthy meals I can come up with every night. This is definitely one of them- seasoned chicken, sautéed arugula and spinach, and brown rice.
You will need:
- Chicken breasts
- Brown Rice
Super Easy Baked Chicken:
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. While the oven is preheating prep your chicken. I like to stab the chicken a few times on each side with a fork and put some olive oil on both sides. Then grab your favorite seasoning and season both sides generously. I love McCormick Grill Mates seasonings because they have a bunch of different options and they are all so delicious. Once the oven is preheated put the chicken in for 8-10 minutes per side. Always make sure that the internal temperature of the chicken is 165 degrees before you eat it.
While the chicken is baking you can start on the sautéed spinach and arugula.
Chop up garlic cloves (I used 4 but you can adjust based on your preference) and half of a white onion. Sautee the onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat until the onion appears to be transparent. Add the spinach and arugula to the onion and garlic. The spinach and arugula only take about 2 minutes so keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t wilt too much. While the spinach and arugula are sautéing add some salt, pepper and garlic powder. Remove it all from the heat and squeeze juice from half of a lemon over the vegetable mixture. Yum!!
Next is the easiest way to make rice I have ever seen. If you haven’t heard of Trader Joe’s microwaveable brown rice you have been doing it all wrong. Now, I’m sure there’s something to be said about microwaving rice in a plastic bag but this is just one of those things that you have to get over if your looking for ease. This rice takes three minutes in the microwave and just like that you have a delicious grain that didn’t have to cook for a half hour on the stove!
No meal is complete without a glass of wine so grab your favorite vino and dig in to your delicious easy meal that took less then 20 minutes to make! Cheers!
Until next time!
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Bonjour winter! Winter is finally here and I could not be more excited. This Sundry sweatshirt was the obvious pick for the first day it actually felt like winter with snow on the ground and beautiful snow covered trees.
More importantly, not only am I saying bonjour to winter, but I am also saying bonjour to you and this blog! You may be thinking, oh no, another blog… I have to say I had that thought initially too. I have been procrastinating writing my first post because I kept thinking whether people really wanted to (or will) read another blog. But then, with a little…ok maybe big… push from my husband I decided to bite the bullet and just post already. For me, this blog is not about other people reading it but it is about having a creative outlet. Don’t get me wrong, I would love if I created a following but most importantly I want to do this for me. So who am I?
My name is Blair and I live in Minnesota with my husband and dog Elle. I recently graduated law school and passed the bar in the fall. After being in school for so many years I started to get a little restless this fall and winter when I was getting used to the same day to day routine of waking up, going to work and coming home. Now, I love my day to day routine but I needed a little something more in my life. Something for me. So voila, Be with Blair was born. So, the million dollar question, what will this blog be about?
This blog is going to be a mix of fashion, exercise, food, travel, and life. I am no expert on any of these topics but I LOVE all of them. I will try any health trend once to see if it works. I will sweat my way through any new workout class. I will try a fashion trend and hope I won’t look back and cringe. I literally can’t stand spending tons of money on one article of clothing so I hope to give some inspiration on how to create affordable yet fashionable looks. I try and cook at least 4 times a week so I will share some recipes that will make your week a little easier. And last but certainly not least, I absolutely LOVE traveling with my husband so I will post about anywhere we go. So basically, this blog will follow me and my journey through life.
I have no idea what this blog will become or what direction it will go but I am hoping you will Be With Blair on this fun and new journey.
Until next time!
Blair Outfit credits:Sundry, Old H&M Black Jeans but similar ones here->H&M Black Jeans, Old Sorel Boots but similar ones here->Sorel Boots