Going Tribal!

by Jenn (eating bender) on March 11, 2010

ICBIT!! [I can't believe it's Thursday!!]

This week has gone by in a flash, as they always tend to do when there is a lot going on. I apologize for the lack of posts but fortunately have had some more wonderful Guest Benders to keep things current :) Additionally, I am thrilled to report that my new business is now officially official. What better way to celebrate than by cooking more often — and sharing it with you, of course!

Recently, a sample sent to me from the people at Tribal Moose called for just such a kitchen occasion.

It’s not every day that you hear about Cranberry BBQ Sauce. Much less get offered the opportunity to sample! I was very intrigued and decided to use it to make my Lazy Chef Chicken recipe, minus the “Smokey Maple” and with the new addition of antioxidants.

Ingredients (serves 2):

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400* while prepping. Rub each chicken breast with roughly 1/2 tbsp. of sweet mesquite. Dash with ground pepper until seasoned to your liking. Then comes the key ingredient: cranberry BBQ sauce. I coated each chicken breast with 2 tbsp. (one serving) of the sauce.

Bake in the oven for approximately 30 minutes. During that time, you can get in some quality blog reading ;) Or perhaps follow the latest foodie conversations on Twitter.

I served the chicken with vegetables cooked in olive oil over the stove — just a bag of frozen veggies because it was quick and easy. I was very happy with the result!

And how did the chicken taste? PHENOMENAL! I am a big fan of the cranberry addition to the BBQ sauce. It’s something I never would have thought of on my own, but once you try it you see why someone else did :) I highly recommend taking a look — thanks to Tribal Moose for the opportunity!

I hope all of you have been having fabulous weeks. What are the big weekend plans?

My goals are the following:

  • Continue working on business website — to be launched on Monday!
  • Research our “marketplace” and potential outreach
  • Catch up on blogs and emails! {Looking forward to reading up on what you’ve been up to!}

Abrazos,

{ 33 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Megan (from Happily Healthy) March 11, 2010 at 11:11 pm

Wow that chicken looks sooo good! I love new chicken breast recipes! Thanks for sharing! Now to find that bbq sauce somewhere…hmmm…

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2 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:56 am

Glad you like the looks of it, Megan! I hope they start carrying this BBQ sauce in stores nationwide, but for now I think the website is the best bet: http://tribalmoose.net/

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3 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) March 12, 2010 at 4:13 am

That’s so neat that it’s not just BBQ sauce, it’s Cranberry BBQ sauce! Sounds delish! Love the chicken dish you made with it – quick and easy recipes are the best!

P.S. Congrats on your new business! That is so exciting! So very happy for you!

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4 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:55 am

Aw, thanks Foodie! That means a lot, seriously :)

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5 Jessica @ How Sweet March 12, 2010 at 5:34 am

Woohoo for the business being official!!! :) Nothing super fun this weekend for me!

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6 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:55 am

Sometimes the weekends with nothing too crazy/fun planned are the best weekend :) Hope you enjoyed yours!

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7 brandi March 12, 2010 at 7:42 am

so exciting about the business :)

Weekend should be fun! We’re heading to Nick’s parents tonight to visit them and his pregnant sister/husband! She’s SO cute right now. We’ll be celebrating Nick’s dads birthday and *hopefully hitting up a Maple Syrup Festival if the weather cooperates.

Happy Friday Jenn!!!

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8 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:57 am

I hope you had fun with Nick’s parents, sister and her husband! I can only imagine what an exciting time this must be for her right now :) Happy Birthday to Nick’s dad, too!

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9 kaitm March 12, 2010 at 8:26 am

Mmmm Cranberry BBQ sauce sounds incredible, and that chicken looks delicious! Congrats on your business officially launching, good luck with your goals for the weekend!

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10 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:54 am

Thanks, Kait! Hope you had a fabulous weekend, too :)

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11 Diana March 12, 2010 at 8:40 am

Congrats on your business! That chicken looks amazing!! :)

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12 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:57 am

Thanks, Diana!! :)

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13 ksgoodeats March 12, 2010 at 8:46 am

Am I feeling a little humbecue action with your new sample?! I still have yet to try that amazing combo! Good luck with the launch!!

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14 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:58 am

Methinks you guess correctly! I have plans to bring back humbecue for the first time in AGES this week. Thanks for the support, K :)

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15 BroccoliHut March 12, 2010 at 9:26 am

Loving all the colors on that plate!

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16 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:58 am

Thanks, Caroline! You are definitely an inspiration for colorful and creative plates!

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17 Lauren @ Eater not a runner March 12, 2010 at 9:38 am

That chicken look phenomenal! Congrats on all the business excitement :-)

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18 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 5:59 am

Thanks, Lauren!! :)

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19 Erica March 12, 2010 at 9:47 am

Ow! Cranberry bbq? That sounds out of this world fabulous. I bet it’d go great with turkey (kind of thanksgiving-ish!). Your dish looks so pretty with the fresh veggies. Congrats on officially having the business up and running! I am so glad its the weekend!! Not a lot planned- we have to do taxes

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20 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:00 am

When I get an “Ow!” from you, I get so happy :) I bet it would go great with turkey, too — good call! Hope you got all of your taxes done this weekend!

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21 Astrid March 12, 2010 at 10:38 am

I really want to try some of that bbq sauce. I love trying new ones, and I honestly don’t think I have met a bbq sauce I didn’t like. I am excited for your new business web page, I will definately be checking it out! The chicken looks great by the way, definately something I would eat up!

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22 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:00 am

I don’t think I’ve met one I didn’t like, either! Can’t wait to share the business web page with you — we’re launching today! :)

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23 glidingcalm March 12, 2010 at 10:42 am

im so excited for you!!!!!! AND BBQ…drooling!!

so many hugs! (and i got my mail!! :D)

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24 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:01 am

GC!!!!!! So excited :) Thank you for the support as always, lady!

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25 Melissa S. March 12, 2010 at 12:05 pm

yay! you’re officially official!!!! can’t wait to hear more great news!!

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26 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:01 am

Thanks, love! Can’t wait to hear news on your end, too! Let’s catch up soon!

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27 Gabriela (froyolover) March 12, 2010 at 6:25 pm

Cranberry BBQ Sauce?
HOLY YUM!
:D
Have a great weekend, girl ;)

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28 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:02 am

Holy yum, indeed!! :) Hope your weekend was fabulous, too!

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29 inmytummy March 13, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Glad the business is going well. How exciting!!

I am a weirdo and hate the taste of BBQ sauce. That sometimes poses a problem since I live in the south!

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30 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:03 am

Thanks, Lee! Haha, I can imagine that not liking BBQ sauce might be an issue once in a while ;)

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31 Marianne March 13, 2010 at 5:29 pm

I think a cranberry BBQ sauce sounds delicious. And I love the moose on the bottle.

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32 Jenn (eating bender) March 15, 2010 at 6:04 am

The moose is one of my favorite parts of the sauce, if we’re being honest :)

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33 jqlee March 19, 2010 at 1:07 am

that plate looks divine, very restaurant quality!

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