I’m Back…And A LOT has changed!!

by The ROXX Box on February 11, 2016

in General

Hey Fans…I’m Back!!

I seriously can’t believe it’s been over a year since I last posted anything on my blog.  Life just got really hectic, and I needed a break.

I said adios to Ohio and hola to Mexico.  Me and my family relocated here in Aug 2015, and so far we really love.  I’ve been traveling a lot within Mexico, and learning a lot about the culture and local cuisine.

I got heavily into fitness since I last posted, and this summer I plan on taking a test to become a certified personal trainer.  My goal is to combine my pediatric RN knowledge with my personal trainer knowledge to work with kids.

My kids are older now, so they are packing their own lunches.  But I’ve committed to eating a salad a day for the entire year, so I will definitely be sharing my salads and meal ideas with you guys.

Well just wanted to say a quick hello, to let you know I’m back to blogging  :)


Grilled Curry Chicken with Thai Chili Mayo in Lunchbots Cinco2

I am so over boring food.  I just can’t do it anymore.  I want to eat food that excites me.  That makes me shed a tear once I’ve taken my last bite.  That makes me regret the fact I didn’t make more.  That leaves me yearning for another memorable food experience.


Yesterday. I pulled some chicken breast out of the freezer, and struggled trying to decide what to make.  Remember I just mentioned I am SO OVER EATING BORING FOOD.  So I knew it couldn’t be boring.  But I wanted a sandwich.  I wanted something that would jazz up my lunch box.  I wanted something memorable.  I wanted something that would make me shed a tear after I took my last bite.


I’m caribbean.  I should make a caribbean sandwich.  But I love asian food.  I should make an asian sandwich.  But I’m caribbean and I love asian food.  So I gotta make a caribbean asian sandwich.  And so it began!!


This sweet thai chili mayo is truly the all-star of this sandwich.  When I say this spread is to die for, I’m not exaggerating.  It is that good.  The sweetness and spicy flavor of the thai chili sauce combined with the creaminess of the mayo, is just the perfect combination.  Wild Thymes makes some of the BEST sauces I’ve ever had, and I use their Thai Chili Dipping Sauce in a lot of my asian dishes.

Grilled Curry Chicken With Thai Chili Mayo 2

I could not have created a more perfect sandwich to pack in my amazing Lunchbots Cinco lunch box.  I also packed some Driscoll’s mixed berries, a mini Babybel cheese, Goodie Girl Crunchy Chaos gluten free cookies, mixed nuts/dried berries, grape tomatoes, and sliced carrots.  This has truly been my most impressive lunch so far this month :)

Okay…Enough chatter.  Cause I know you want the recipe 😉

Grilled Curry Chicken with Sweet Thai Chili Mayo Sandwich

3-4 organic chicken breast

olive oil


adobo seasoning

Chief (Indian Head) Curry Powder


Wild Thymes Thai Chili Dipping Sauce

Mini baguette

thinly sliced carrots

thinly sliced cucumbers

rough chopped fresh cilantro


1.  Clean chicken breast and pat dry.

2.  Place in a large container and drizzle with olive oil.

3.  Add desired amount of salt/pepper/adobo seasoning and curry powder.

4.  Rub seasonings into chicken breast.  Cover container and place in refrigerator.  Allow chicken to marinate for at least 1hrs.

5.  Place oven on broil.  Next remove chicken breast from refrigerator and take out of container.  Place chicken on a grill pan and place in oven.

6.  Allow chicken to broil on both sides until done.

7.  Once done remove from oven and place chicken on a cutting board.  Allow chicken to rest a few minutes before cutting.

8.  Cut chicken into thin strips.  And set aside.

9.  In a small bowl mix about 1 tbsp mayo and 1 tbsp Wild Thymes Thai Chili Dipping Sauce.  Adjust flavors to your liking.

10.  Warm up mini baguette in oven.  Slice and spread mayo sauce on both sides.

11.  Add chicken and veggies before eating.  Can be eaten warm or at room temp.





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