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Rotisserie Chicken in 20 Minutes!

Introducing The Quick And Easy Rotisserie Chicken

Here at Dawn Weatherwax's Sports Nutrition Academy, we have a delightful recipe that you can whip up in just 20 minutes. Yes, you read that right. In just 20 minutes!



Yummy Chicken in 20 minutes?

Is it possible to do? Don’t want all the hassle of cooking and cleaning? On a tight budget? Want your athlete to take ownership of their nutrition? Young athlete friendly? In a dorm room? Only you? Little cooking skills? But still easy, yummy, healthy, quick, affordable, little mess and makes great leftovers! Try this out!

· 3lb (1.36 kg) whole chicken

Microwave safe, holds at least 14 cups

· Cook for 20 minutes in the microwave

with lid on. Should get to at least 160

degree temperature.

· Let set with lid on for at least 7-10

minutes for juices to settle



All these recipes are microwave friendly and are great for athletes on a budget or anyone looking for a quick and healthy meal.

One Pot Chicken Dinner in the Microwave

Ingredients Serves 4 ~$2.00 per person GET GROCERIES

1 whole chicken (3 lb/1.4 kg)

1 1⁄2 tbsp oil, divided

1 lb (450 g) baby potatoes, cut in half

1 onion, peeled, cut in thin wedges

1 carrot, peeled, sliced

Ingredients Serves 4 ~$1.50 per person GET GROCERIES

2 large carrots

1 small red onion then wedges

2 bell peppers

4 cups broccoli florets

2 tbsp olive oil

1 carrot, peeled, sliced


1. Peel and chop carrots and onion into equal-sized pieces. Coarsely dice peppers.

2. Place carrots, onion, peppers, broccoli, oil, and seasoning in Round or

Multipurpose Steamer. Cover and, holding lid tightly, shake the contents of the

steamer to evenly combine.

3. Microwave for 10-12 min or until vegetables are tender.

Apple Cheerio A La Mode in the Microwave

Ingredients Serves 6 ~$.41 per person GET GROCERIES

6 unpeeled apples, such as Gala, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, or a mix

2 tbsp packed brown sugar--Optional -can get sweetness from apples naturally and flavored yogurt

1 tbsp lemon juice


1/2 cup large-flake rolled oats & 1/2 cup crushed Cheerios

Dollop or pour more of yogurt of choice, prefer Chobani Complete


  1. Core apples; chop into 1⁄2" pieces. You should have about 6 cups.

  2. Place apples in Square or Multipurpose Steamer. Stir in sugar, Apple Pie Spice, and lemon juice.

  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 min, or until apples are tender and saucy.

  4. Meanwhile, in another bowl, stir together topping ingredients.

  5. Remove steamer from microwave. Add 3 tbsp water; mix together. Spoon topping over warm apples; microwave again, uncovered, 5 min.

  6. Serve with Greek yogurt, if desired.

At Dawn Weatherwax's Sports Nutrition Academy, we're all about building a better student

athlete through nutrition and testing to optimize growth, academic performance, and athletic ability. We help athletes understand how much fuel they need, what they should eat and when, and how much and when to drink. Our goal is to strengthen immunity & recovery and help athletes thrive in gaining lean weight, getting faster, staying healthy, and maintaining consistent energy levels. In other words, we're all about fueling for their personal best!

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For more information, you can call us at 513-779-6444 or visit our website at

And don't forget to check us out on Instagram at @sportsnutritiontogo.

Thank you for being a part of our community, and remember to always strive for your personal


Dawn Weatherwax, RD,LD,ATC,CSCS

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