Jerk Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Jicama Sauce

We get it, grilled chicken is your go to. It’s perfect to have on top of a salad, tucked into a wrap, in a bowl of pasta—and the list goes on. So it’s no surprise you’re looking to spice up your grilled chicken game, and we have the recipe you’ve been waiting for: jerk chicken drumsticks with mango jicama sauce. You won’t believe it only takes 20 minutes to whip up this mouthwatering dish. Simply coat the drumsticks with spices, grill for 16 to 18 minutes, and make the sauce while the chicken cooks. If you don’t have a grill, don’t worry; it takes about the same amount of time to bake the drumsticks in the oven. RELATED: Smoky Sheet Pan Chicken and Vegetables If you’re still not convinced, know that jicama is packed with fiber, meaning it’ll keep you full longer and promote weight loss. It’s also a good source of vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, and several minerals. Not to mention, the fruit is low in calories despite its sweet taste. To make the sauce, you’ll mix jicama with mangoes, cabbage, scallions, lime juice, and honey, a seriously irresistible combination. If you’re not a meat eater, you can also use this sauce to top fish, tofu, or rice. Whether you’re a chicken enthusiast or could do without it, believe us, whatever you make with this jicama sauce will be out of this world.

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Mini Coconut-Chai Cheesecakes

Whether it’s your classic New York style, key-lime flavored, or chocolate marbled, I’ll gladly eat an entire wheel of cheesecake. Don’t put it past me. But, as we know, this famously rich dessert is heavy on the fat and calories, so it’s not wise for our health to overdo it (*sigh*). That’s why these miniature treats are perfect when you want to indulge, given that they’re muffin-sized. What’s even better is that this cheesecake recipe is infused with an unexpected flavor: chai. Besides coffee (duh!), chai is another favorite year round bevvy, as we enjoy an iced chai latte in summertime or a piping hot chai tea in the colder months. Ground ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg are beaten into the mixture and help to give it that comforting taste, which balances sweeter ingredients like the Neufchatel cheese and vanilla. A single slice of The Cheesecake Factory's Original Cheesecake contains 707 calories (yikes!), 29 grams of saturated fat, and 62 grams of carbohydrates, but these bite-size cheesecakes only contain 182 calories per serving, 5 grams of saturated fat, and 17 grams of carbohydrates. Perfect as a light finish to any dinner party or when you’re just craving something sweet, these mini coconut chai cheesecakes are the dessert you need in your life.

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