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Cranberries and Shallots

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Cranberries and Shallots
This is a great alternative to canned cranberry sauce.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20-25 minutes
Servings
people as a side dish
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20-25 minutes
Servings
people as a side dish
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Melt coconut oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Stir in cranberries and shallots and cook for about 7 minutes (longer if frozen), stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and add wine, honey, salt and pepper to taste. When the sauce begins to boil, turn to low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve warm.
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Easy Chicken Stir Fry

Stir fry is a simple way to eat lots of vegetables, with chicken, shrimp, tofu or another protein.

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Easy Chicken Stir Fry
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chicken
Prep Time 20-30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes or so
Servings
people
Ingredients
Stir Fry
Stir Fry Sauce
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chicken
Prep Time 20-30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes or so
Servings
people
Ingredients
Stir Fry
Stir Fry Sauce
Instructions
  1. Start some rice on the stove or in a rice cooker.
  2. Heat Coconut oil in a wok or large fry pan. Fry onion and garlic in pan until soft, add chicken or shrimp and cook until almost done.
  3. Add vegetables to pan and cook on medium high heat for several minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  4. Mix the sauce together.
  5. Remove stir-fry from heat and stir in sauce to coat everything lightly.
  6. Serve immediately over rice.
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Dijon Chicken

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Dijon Chicken
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40-60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40-60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Preheat a large, oven-safe, deep skillet over medium heat and melt the coconut oil. Mix the sauce including the mustard, honey, lemon pepper, apple cider vinegar, and cayenne in a small bowl. Salt and pepper the chicken on both sides and add to pan, browning one side for about 5-7 minutes. Flip the chicken over, cover with sauce, and place in preheated oven. Cook for 40-60 minutes, basting with more sauce frequently. Cook chicken thoroughly and serve.
Recipe Notes

This dish is good with rice and broccoli, or cauli-rice and asparagus. YUM!!

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Cauliflower Rice w/Cilantro

As a substitute for rice or a starch, try out this great, nutritious version of Cauli-Rice.

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Cauliflower Rice w/Cilantro
Course side
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5-7 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Optional Add-ins
Course side
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5-7 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Optional Add-ins
Instructions
  1. Clean and chop cauliflower florets into large chunks, place in a food processor, add cilantro and use the pulsing feature to chop cauliflower to the approximate size of rice. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt oil and cook onions (if using), then place chopped cauliflower/cilantro in the skillet. Add salt and pepper to taste, and ginger (if using), sauté for 5-7 minutes or until cauliflower begins to become translucent, stirring gently until cooked through.
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