Chicken Curry



    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
    • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
    • 2 tablespoons curry powder
    • 3 cups assorted vegetables, a mix of any or all of these: frozen peas, diced zucchini, diced yellow squash, shredded carrot, sliced mushrooms
    • 2 to 3 cups vegetable stock
    • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
    • 4 cloves black garlic, sliced
    • A small handful of goldenberries or goji berries
    • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves


    1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the coconut oil in a large deep skillet over low heat.
    2. Add onion and cook until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute.
    3. Turn heat to medium and add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the pan. Add chicken and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
    4. Stir in curry powder. Pour in coconut milk and add vegetables.
    5. Cover and simmer until the vegetables are soft and the chicken is cooked through, about 12 minutes. Serve in bowls with rice.

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    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.