*This is a gluten free recipe

2/3 cup toasted almond flour crumbs (see toasting instructions below)
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 1/2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese (exlude for a Paleo version)
1 tsp dried thyme
1-1.5 lbs. of chicken boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into tender size (as shown)
salt and freshly cracked, pepper, to taste
1/4 cup of Dijon mustard
Cooking spray

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 450 F. Coat a baking sheet with tin foil and spray with cooking spray.

  1. Combine the toasted almond flour crumbs, Italian seasoning, Parmesan, thyme, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl.  Mix until well combined.
  2. Place the mustard to a bowl then rub evenly all over each chicken breast.
  3. Roll each chicken breast in the crumb mixture until coated; place on the baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170 degrees.

To toast almond flour:

  1. Pour the desired quantity of almond flour into a dry skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Stirring off and on until the white meal turns darker brown (3-5 minutes)

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