–6 chicken tenderloins or breast strips
–blueberries (fresh, 1 cup)
–maple syrup (one-fourth cup)
–balsamic vinegar (one-fourth cup)
–onion powder (bottled)
–rosemary (fresh if possible)
–Promise margarine (heart-healthy)
–salt and pepper
–rosemary – olive oil quinoa (boxed)
1 – Place 1 cup of fresh blueberries in a covered baking dish. Add one-fourth cup of both maple syrup and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt, pepper, onion powder, and rosemary. Add 1 tablespoon of Promise margarine and a few drops of olive oil. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
2 – Add the chicken to the sauce. Season with salt, pepper, rosemary, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 8 minutes.
3 – Serve the chicken hot, atop rosemary – olive oil quinoa (6 minutes on high; 9 minutes on 50 percent power).
–blueberry sauce adapted from Driscoll’s berries web site.