Main Dishes

Breakfast Quinoa with Roasted Kabocha and Pecans

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Spiced quinoa with sauteed kabocha and toasted pecans are topped off with creamy coconut milk and a sweet drizzle of honey. Its a healthy and delicious way to start your morning.

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½ c. quinoa, dry
1 c. water
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¼ tsp. nutmeg
¼ c. toasted pecans
3 Tbsp. dried cranberries
1Tbsp. coconut oil (or another neutral oil)
½ Kabocha squash, diced
1-2 Tbsp. honey (depending on how sweet you want it)
coconut milk
In a small sauce pan boil water. Add quinoa, cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg. Cover and cook 15-20 minutes or until Quinoa is done. In a small skillet, coat pan with about 1 Tbsp. coconut oil and add...
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Nutritions

Calories
603

Sodium
212mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
17g
34% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
12g
51% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV