Healthy Chicken Alfredo

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  • easy
  • 4 servings
  • 489 Kcal
    • Prep : 5 Mins
    • Cook : 10 Mins
    • Total : 15 Mins
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A rich and creamy chicken alfredo that’s super healthy! Quick and easy to throw together, this healthy chicken alfredo uses a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and spaghetti squash “noodles.” Paleo and Whole30. How to make healthy chicken alfredo? It’s a little too easy. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and season both sides of chicken liberally with salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add chicken breasts to skillet and cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes total for large chicken breasts, flipping once midway. Once they’re cooked through, transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board or plate and let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, make your healthy and dairy-free alfredo sauce! Combine all the alfredo ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until totally smooth. If your blender heats its contents, great! Just process until it’s hot, and you’re set. If your blender does not heat up its contents, transfer the alfredo sauce to a saucepan after it’s completely smooth and heats through over medium-low heat. After chicken has rested 5 minutes, slice against the grain. Heat your prepared spaghetti squash through then top with alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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A rich and creamy chicken alfredo that’s super healthy! Quick and easy to throw together, this healthy chicken alfredo uses a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and spaghetti squash “noodles.” Paleo and Whole30. How to make healthy chicken alfredo? It’s a little too easy. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and season both sides of chicken liberally with salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add chicken breasts to skillet and cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes total for large chicken breasts, flipping once midway. Once they’re cooked through, transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board or plate and let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, make your healthy and dairy-free alfredo sauce! Combine all the alfredo ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until totally smooth. If your blender heats its contents, great! Just process until it’s hot, and you’re set. If your blender does not heat up its contents, transfer the alfredo sauce to a saucepan after it’s completely smooth and heats through over medium-low heat. After chicken has rested 5 minutes, slice against the grain. Heat your prepared spaghetti squash through then top with alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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    Healthy Chicken Alfredo

    • easy
    • 4 servings
    • 489 kcal
    • 10 Minutes
    A rich and creamy chicken alfredo that’s super healthy! Quick and easy to throw together, this healthy chicken alfredo uses a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and spaghetti squash “noodles.” Paleo and Whole30. How to make healthy chicken alfredo? It’s a little too easy. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and season both sides of chicken liberally with salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add chicken breasts to skillet and cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes total for large chicken breasts, flipping once midway. Once they’re cooked through, transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board or plate and let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, make your healthy and dairy-free alfredo sauce! Combine all the alfredo ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until totally smooth. If your blender heats its contents, great! Just process until it’s hot, and you’re set. If your blender does not heat up its contents, transfer the alfredo sauce to a saucepan after it’s completely smooth and heats through over medium-low heat. After chicken has rested 5 minutes, slice against the grain. Heat your prepared spaghetti squash through then top with alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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    A rich and creamy chicken alfredo that’s super healthy! Quick and easy to throw together, this healthy chicken alfredo uses a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and spaghetti squash “noodles.” Paleo and Whole30. How to make healthy chicken alfredo? It’s a little too easy. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and season both sides of chicken liberally with salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add chicken breasts to skillet and cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes total for large chicken breasts, flipping once midway. Once they’re cooked through, transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board or plate and let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, make your healthy and dairy-free alfredo sauce! Combine all the alfredo ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until totally smooth. If your blender heats its contents, great! Just process until it’s hot, and you’re set. If your blender does not heat up its contents, transfer the alfredo sauce to a saucepan after it’s completely smooth and heats through over medium-low heat. After chicken has rested 5 minutes, slice against the grain. Heat your prepared spaghetti squash through then top with alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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    Healthy Chicken Alfredo
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    Ingredients
      • Fresh parsley chopped
      • 28 oz. Cooked spaghetti squash from about 1 large spaghetti squash
      • 1 tbsp. Avocado oil or olive oil
      • Freshly cracked black pepper
      • Salt
      • 2 Medium chicken breasts
      • 1 tsp. Dried basil
      • 1 1/2 tsp. Salt
      • 2 tbsp. Nutritional yeast
      • 2 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
      • 2 cloves Garlic peeled
      • 3/4 - 1 cup Water or unsweetened almond milk
      • 1 1/2 cups Raw cashews
    • Step 1
      Season the chicken breasts on both sides with plenty of salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon avocado oil over medium-high heat, then carefully add chicken breasts to pan. Cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes for large chicken breasts, flipping once in between cooking time. Add a little more oil to pan if necessary.
    • Step 2
      When cooked through, remove from pan and let rest 5 minutes. Then slices into strips against the grain.
    • Step 3
      Make the dairy-free alfredo sauce: In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until completely smooth and hot. If your blender does not heat contents, transfer sauce to saucepan and heat over low heat.
    • Step 4
      Assemble the healthy chicken alfredo: Heat the spaghetti squash through, either in the microwave or in a large skillet, then top with the dairy-free alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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      Healthy Chicken Alfredo

      with Spaghetti Squash
      • easy
      • 4 servings
      • 489 Kcal
        • Prep : 5 Mins
        • Cook : 10 Mins
        • Total : 15 Mins
      A rich and creamy chicken alfredo that’s super healthy! Quick and easy to throw together, this healthy chicken alfredo uses a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and spaghetti squash “noodles.” Paleo and Whole30. How to make healthy chicken alfredo? It’s a little too easy. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and season both sides of chicken liberally with salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Add chicken breasts to skillet and cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes total for large chicken breasts, flipping once midway. Once they’re cooked through, transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board or plate and let rest 5 minutes. Meanwhile, make your healthy and dairy-free alfredo sauce! Combine all the alfredo ingredients in a high-speed blender and process until totally smooth. If your blender heats its contents, great! Just process until it’s hot, and you’re set. If your blender does not heat up its contents, transfer the alfredo sauce to a saucepan after it’s completely smooth and heats through over medium-low heat. After chicken has rested 5 minutes, slice against the grain. Heat your prepared spaghetti squash through then top with alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
      01 Ingredients
        • Fresh parsley chopped
        • 28 oz. Cooked spaghetti squash from about 1 large spaghetti squash
        • 1 tbsp. Avocado oil or olive oil
        • Freshly cracked black pepper
        • Salt
        • 2 Medium chicken breasts
        • 1 tsp. Dried basil
        • 1 1/2 tsp. Salt
        • 2 tbsp. Nutritional yeast
        • 2 tbsp. Fresh lemon juice
        • 2 cloves Garlic peeled
        • 3/4 - 1 cup Water or unsweetened almond milk
        • 1 1/2 cups Raw cashews
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      02 Method
      • Step 1
        Season the chicken breasts on both sides with plenty of salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon avocado oil over medium-high heat, then carefully add chicken breasts to pan. Cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes for large chicken breasts, flipping once in between cooking time. Add a little more oil to pan if necessary.
      • Step 2
        When cooked through, remove from pan and let rest 5 minutes. Then slices into strips against the grain.
      • Step 3
        Make the dairy-free alfredo sauce: In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients. Blend until completely smooth and hot. If your blender does not heat contents, transfer sauce to saucepan and heat over low heat.
      • Step 4
        Assemble the healthy chicken alfredo: Heat the spaghetti squash through, either in the microwave or in a large skillet, then top with the dairy-free alfredo sauce and sliced chicken. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and more freshly cracked black pepper.
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