Lemon Chicken & Squash Bake

I’ve been on a health kick lately and this is my new favorite meal that has come from it.
 It’s healthy, yummy and super easy!

You could add or subtract any veggies you like and create something new every time you cook it. I personally am just a lover of zucchini and yellow squash. 

Lemon Chicken & Squash Bake


+ 4 Large Chicken Breasts (or 6 smaller ones)
+ 3 zucchini
+ 3 yellow squash
+ 1 Lemon
+ 1 Yellow Onion
+ Olive Oil
+ lemon pepper
+ paprika
+ salt & pepper


1. cut up the zucchini, yellow squash and half of the yellow onion
2. add 1-1.5 Tablespoons olive oil, dash of salt and pepper stir to squash mixture and stir in a bowl until they’re all coated evenly
3. spray your bakeware with nonstick spray and add your squash mixture to it
4. in a separate bowl pour a mixture of the juice of your 1 lemon and 2 Tablespoons olive oil over the chicken breasts 
5. coat your chicken heavily with lemon pepper and paprika 
6. Lay the chicken on top of your squash and onions
7. Cook for approx. 30 minutes @ 450 degrees
Love my bakeware that Rachel got me as a wedding gift!

 Yay for eating healthy!!

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  1. Jordan on March 7, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    I love this, it does look pretty simple, and healthy! Bonus! I'm always searching for recipes that aren't too crazy complicated and I think I might actually be able to tackle this one. I think this might even be today's dinner. Looks great!

  2. Laura Nelson on March 7, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    i have a similar recipe & i love it! i'll have to try this one!

  3. Kirsten Wiemer on March 7, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    ohh my husband loves lemon chicken, will definitely have to try this one out. K

  4. Shirin on March 7, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    i just get to your blog & thought: i love it!the header is awesome and the whole style and this so delicious looking fooood…want to taste it! thats why i am your latest follower now 🙂 maybe u also like my blog.I wish you will visit my blog 🙂 In my latest post I’m introducing an awesome Online Shop! You have to look at! http://mesmerize-fashion.blogspot.de/2013/03/sheinside-preparing-for-summer.html♥

  5. Rachel on March 7, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Yum! I am all about the simple healthy meals. If it's too complicated, this girl just doesn't have time. I will have to try this. Thanks for stopping by my blog!XO, Rachel With Love, Rachel

  6. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 12:02 am

    It's yummy! Hope it turns out well!

  7. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 12:03 am

    If you try it let me know how it turns out!

  8. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 12:04 am

    Mine does too! so this was a score!

  9. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 12:05 am

    you're gorgeous girl! wish I knew german

  10. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 12:07 am

    Thanks for stopping by mine:)

  11. Rachel Turnbow on March 8, 2013 at 3:46 am

    Elise is eating vegetables! I'm in shock haha. I love you girl and I love reading your cute blog.

  12. Elise Hunter on March 8, 2013 at 3:50 am

    Oh my gosh rachel. I just laughed SO hard! I've changed a little since freshman year when it comes to eating habits. I eat veggies a lot more 🙂

  13. Unknown on March 8, 2013 at 5:10 am

    Your blog is so cute! This looks way good!Jessicancgrown.blogspot.com

  14. Jessa O on March 8, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    just found your blog through a hop. Love the food dishes. It looks amazing. I might have to try it sometime. Newest follower and excited to come back soon.xoJessalifeofasportswife.blogspot.com

  15. Heather Nelsen on March 8, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Hey Elise! Your blog is too cute!! And this recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing! I'm a new follower and look forward to reading more! Hope you guys have a great weekend!~Heatherhttp://notesfromthenelsens.blogspot.com/

  16. Jenna DeSantis on March 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    YUM!! Elise, I just found your blog, love this absolutely delicious recipe. So simple and healthy, which is just my style 🙂 Following you now!!XO JennaDemureindiamonds.com

  17. Melissa on March 8, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Thanks for writing on my wall and introducing yourself!!! You totaly have a new follower! Love the healthy eating and this looks delish!Melissaamileinherboots.blogspot.com

  18. Unknown on March 9, 2013 at 1:17 am

    This looks SO yummy! And simple too! Can't wait to try it :)Happy to be a new follower from the blog hop!Jamie & KristenIDontGototheGym.com

  19. Unknown on March 10, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Just saw your link at the Sunday Let's Get Social Blog Hop and I thought I'd come over to check out your site and just fell in love with this Lemon Chicken recipe! Can't wait to try it :)I'd love for you to link up at my weekend link party going on right now @The Weekend re-Treat!Also going to follow you on FB & GFC while I'm here 🙂

  20. Unknown on March 15, 2013 at 7:42 am

    So glad you shared this recipe last weekend @The Weekend re-Treat!I've featured it at this weekends link party that just went live if you want to head over and check it out 🙂

  21. Sharlee on April 18, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I'm visiting from The Skinnys' blog! 🙂 I wanted to stop by because a). You're cute and b). You share my mom's name. But then I saw this picture on the Skinny's blog and I needed to have the recipe today! Can't wait to try this this summer with fresh veggies from the garden! 🙂

  22. Kathy Ramos on March 9, 2016 at 9:41 am

    Thanks for tonight's dinner, looks so good, wish me luck that mine turns out.

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