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Pesto Chicken Grill Packets on 100 Days of Real Food

One of my favorite dinners to cook in the summer is grill packets! They are super easy to make, can be prepared in advance, and give you a great excuse to sit around the fire pit at the end of the night. You don’t even have to get any plates dirty if you don’t want to. These Pesto Chicken Grill Packets are great to take along on a picnic or camping or even just to have in your own back yard. They can also be cooked on a regular gas grill or in the oven. My 9-year-old loved these and has already asked me to make them again. Enjoy! Pesto Chicken Grill Packets   1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts (cut into 1 1/2 or 2 inch dice) 2 zucchini (cut into 1 inch dice) 1 pint cherry tomatoes (or grape tomatoes) 8 ounces small mushrooms (baby bella or shiitake) 1 cup basil (just the leaves, fresh) 1 cup spinach (just the leaves, fresh) 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese (freshly grated) 1/2 cup pine nuts (raw) 2 cloves garlic (crushed) 1/2 cup olive oil salt (to taste) pepper (to taste) Cut foil into eight large pieces (about 14 – 16 inches long) and start four grill packets by laying them out double stacked in a plus sign shape. At this point, you can line them with parchment...

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The idea behind the diet is to replace two daily meals with jars of homemade pureed baby food or store bought jars. The third meal of the day is to remain low calorie and small. The daily calorie restrictions are said to be 600 calories or less. The diet is not meant to be on for months at a time, rather 7 days maximum. The purpose is to rid your body of toxins and cravings of unhealthy foods.

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