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Chicken, Butternut Squash and Chard Stir Fry
This tasty dish is loaded with protein, fiber, vitamins A and C, and iron. This healthy source of carbs can be a great post workout meal, or when you are feeling that you need a little bit more energy.
Cook time: 20-25 minutes
- 2 Tbs. coconut oil
- 3-4 chicken breasts, cubed
- sea salt and pepper to taste
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 3 cups butternut squash, cubed
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. turmeric
- 1/4 tsp. ginger
- 1/4 cup bone broth (page 110)
- 1 lb. swiss chard, deribbed and chopped into small pieces
- 1/2 cup green olives, sliced
1. Melt coconut oil in large skillet on medium heat.
2. Salt and pepper chicken and add to skillet. Cook a few minutes until golden but not cooked through.
3. Add onion and butternut squash, followed by spices. Cook until squash is fork-tender.
4. Add broth and chard. Cook a few more minutes (until chard is cooked down). Cover with a lid to lightly steam chard.
5. Toss in the olives at the end and stir to warm mixture. Add more salt and pepper to taste before serving.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 14 g||21 %|
|Saturated Fat 7 g||33 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g|
|Trans Fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 64 mg||21 %|
|Sodium 539 mg||22 %|
|Potassium 1032 mg||29 %|
|Total Carbohydrate20 g||7 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5 g||18 %|
|Sugars 4 g|
|Protein 26 g||52 %|
|Vitamin A||364 %|
|Vitamin C||94 %|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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