Lemon Herb Chicken with Zucchini and Squash 
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Ingredients:
– 1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into bite-size pieces
– 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
– 2 Tbsp butter, divided (or more olive oil)
– Salt and freshly ground black pepper
– 3 tsp Italian seasoning, divided
– 1 tsp garlic powder, divided
– 1/2 tsp onion powder
– 1 tsp lemon zest, plus more for serving
– 10 oz. (2 small) zucchini, sliced and halved if wider
– 10 oz. (2 small) yellow squash, sliced and halved if wider
– 1/3 cup finely shredded parmesan, or more to taste
– 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
– 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Instructions:
– Cook the Chicken:
– Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
– Season chicken with salt, pepper, 2 tsp Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, onion powder, and lemon zest.
– Add seasoned chicken and 1 Tbsp butter to the skillet.
– Cook for about 3 minutes on each side until fully cooked.
– Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
– Cook the Vegetables:
– In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 Tbsp oil and 1 Tbsp butter.
– Toss in zucchini and squash seasoned with salt, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, and 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
– Cook for about 4 minutes until just tender.
– Combine and Serve:
– Return chicken to the skillet with vegetables.
– Drizzle with lemon juice and toss.
– Garnish with parmesan and parsley.
– Serve with extra lemon zest if desired.
Macros and Nutrition Facts (per serving):
– Calories: 300 kcal
– Total Fat: 18g
– Saturated Fat: 6g
– Cholesterol: 85mg
– Sodium: 300mg
– Total Carbohydrates: 8g
– Dietary Fiber: 2g
– Sugars: 4g
– Protein: 28g

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