Chicken with Artichokes and Mushrooms Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 1 (14 oz) can marinated quartered artichokes hearts, drained, liquid reserved
  • 3 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1Tbs. capers
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken in oil and butter for 5-7 minutes per side; remove from skillet, and set aside.
  • Place artichoke hearts and mushrooms in skillet (add more butter if too dry) and saute until mushrooms are brown and tender. Return chicken to skillet, pour in reserved artichoke liquid and wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10-15 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
  • Stir in capers and simmer for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Serve over rice or with another side.

Spicy Peanut Noodles Recipe

Ingredients (for the sauce)

  • ¾ cup toasted sesame oil
  • ½ cup tamari
  • 3 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 1/3  cup sherry
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 2-3 Tbs fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 scant teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 1 ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¾ lbs. whole wheat spaghetti (break in half as you add to boiling water)
  • Edamame or carrot sticks to garnish

Directions

  • Bring 3-4 quarts of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 12 minutes. (capture and save some of the pasta water to use for thinning sauce if too thick)
  • Drain noodles
  • Combine all sauce ingredients together in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  • Add noodles to sauce and combine well.
  • Top with edamame or carrot slices and serve