Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Chicken fried cauliflower rice

Yes this recipe is keto friendly... no I don't follow a keto diet. I prefer eating for LIFE and that means BALANCED. I do not support the keto diet because of my education in nutrition, and low-carbohydrate diets may increase your risk for kidney damage, osteoporosis, abnormal heartbeat, lipid abnormalities and even sudden death. If your ketogenic diet is high in protein, it could also increase your risk for diabetes, cancer and overall premature mortality. So why on earth would I ever try to get my clients to go keto? I wouldn't. I teach my clients how to live long happy healthy abundant lives. I do NOT think one needs to go through life without ever having grain or treats again. All things in balance. 

I do however, know that Carbohydrates are best consumed during the first half of your day, because carbohydrates give you ENERGY. So I have my healthy carbs for breakfast and lunch and keep them out of my dinner. Enter this healthy Chicken fried cauliflower rice. With about 300 calories per serving, it gives you a fantastic protein packed dinner that is fiber filled leaving you full and satisfied. If you would like to learn what foods benefit you better and when... please reach out! I love teaching people how to feel better!

Here is this Healthy Chicken fried cauliflower rice recipe. Enjoy!

1 head of cauliflower, blended till it looks like rice (about 4 cups)
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 lb. boneless chicken breast, chopped into 1/2″ dices
4 eggs
3 carrots, diced
1 onion, diced
2 garlic cloves
1/3 cup coconut aminos -or- braggs aminos if I use braggs I add a little honey
2-3 tablespoons sriracha sauce optional
1/4 cup sliced green onions (garnish)

Add cauliflower florets to a food processor or blender. Blend until cauliflower resembles small grains of rice. Set aside. -or- purchase 1 bag of cauliflower rice from trader joes

Heat a wok or large skillet to medium high heat.

Add in 1 tablespoon of sesame oil to pan.

Add diced chicken and saute for 4-5 minutes, tossing throughout.

In another pan on the side scramble and cook up the eggs. Set aside

Push chicken over to one side of the pan, add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil on the other side along with carrots, onion, and garlic.
Saute the vegetables for 4-5 minutes.

Next add in the cauliflower rice, along with the coconut amino acids.

Add eggs, toss everything together and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with sliced green onions.

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