May 27 2011

Healthy BBQ with Christine Avanti

Christine Avanti’s Skinny BBQ recipes just in time for Memorial Day Weekend!!

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Cranberry Walnut Salad with Wild Rice   

*serve with grilled chicken for extra protein

224 calories,  12 grams fat, 3.7 grams protein,  27 grams carbohydrates, 2.2 grams fiber


Quinoa and Parsley Salad

238 calories, 8.6 grams fat, 6 grams protein, 35 grams carb, 4 grams fiber


Chimichurri Sauce

Excellent with grilled steak

85 calories, 7 grams fat, 1 gram protein, 4 grams carb, 1 gram fiber


Nutrition facts for Chimichurri with 4 ounces of grilled top sirloin steak:

240 calories, 15 grams fat, 21 grams protein,  5 grams carb, 1 grams fiber

Sweet and Spicy Honey Jalapeno Skinny BBQ Chicken

 This is the BBQ Sauce Christine made on Food Network’s Extreme Chef airing June 30, 2011 at 10PM on Food Network!!

Nutrition Facts for 2 pieces of chicken and 2 tablespoons of sauce:

227 calories, 19 grams protein, 14 grams carbs, 10 grams fat


Grilled Endive

80 calories, 7 grams fat, 3 grams carb, 0 grams protein, 1 gram fiber


Watermelon Coconut Granita

71 Calories, 0 protein, 17 carbs, 1.5 grams fat, 1 gram fiber


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May 27 2011

Honoring those who serve our country

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We are so grateful for our servicemen and women and their families and would like to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Feel free to tell us about who you wish to honor this weekend.

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May 26 2011

Special Guest

Matt Maher ("Hold us Together," "Christ is Risen") was on the show today (just after 4pm CT)! In case you missed it, you can listen to the interview online:

The impact and story behind "Christ Is Risen":

The influence of the birth of his expectant son:

About being on tour with MercyMe:

Listen to all the segments

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