Best Friend Handbook: Roasted Chicken with Red Grapes & Rosemerry!

Best Friend Handbook: Roasted Chicken with Red Grapes & Rosemerry!

My friend Katherine Stuart writes a wonderful blog,”Best Friend Handbook,” everything from fashion and beauty tips to nutrition and recipes – including recipes for success in life – which she feels are ramped up by practicing gratitude every single day.

“The unfortunate thing about my rollercoaster health journey is that the thing I love most, sharing with y’all, has fallen to the wayside. I am going to start remedying that now with this fantastic, super easy to make recipe for Roasted Chicken with Red Grapes & Rosemary. Not only is it a perfect way to lean into fall, but it’s also a nice alternative to all the turkey that you’ll probably be eating next month. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you,” says Katherine.

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“Chicken is my go-to protein. I eat it so often that I sometimes worry that I’m going to start to cluck. I tend to eat it one of two ways because, like most of us, I can get in a rut with my cooking. Yet I have found that boredom is rarely good for my health. I eat more when I am not excited about my food. My taste buds keep looking for that ‘pizzaz’ with just one more bite. I wind up feeling full and unsatisfied which pisses me off. Furthermore, the past year and half has kept me skating on the edge of depression. In my experience, boredom and depression feed off each other, making toxic bed fellows. So, any recipe like this one for Roasted Chicken with Red Grapes & Rosemary that gives me a fast, exciting way to cook chicken is something that I am compelled to share.”

Type of Chicken Affects Taste

If you’ve wandered the poultry aisle at your local market lately, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT more options than there used to be such as:

Air Chilled
Free Range
Pasture Raised

The type of chicken that you buy greatly affects its taste. Personally, I think that pasture raised is the most delicious, but it’s not always easy to find. Luckily, there are a couple of great online sites such as:

Crowd Cow
White Oak Pastures

I love the range of products that they have on offer. As a committed meat eater, I am trying to be more responsible in my choices which is not just about buying ethically raised animals, but also trying to eat more of the whole animal…

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