Quick Stir Fry



    • 1 tablespoon peanut oil (or other oil)
    • 1 onion, peeled and diced
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
    • 1 stalk broccoli, florets
    • A pinch of sea salt
    • 1 cup cooked rice
    • 8-12 ounces, diced chicken
    • 1 red pepper, seeded and diced
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
    • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon mirin (a Japanese rice wine, available in Asian markets and specialty shops)
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 2 scallions, minced


    • In peanut oil sauté onion, garlic, for 1-2 minutes.
    • Add broccoli and sea salt. Add diced chicken, red pepper and cooked rice.
    • Season with sesame oil, soy sauce and water, and cover and steam for 2-3 minutes or until rice is warmed through.
    • Garnish with scallions and serve immediately.
    By the time she was 28, Andrea was diagnosed with thyroid disease, which she credits as her motivation to embark on a healthier lifestyle through natural and sustainable food choices. Her health improved after two years of natural food choices and therapies; those adjustments became the catalysts that changed her life and profession. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where she currently teaches her mission to encourage a healthier world through nutritious meal solutions. Andrea is a Natural Nutritionist and Holistic Health Counselor accredited with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She is also the author of her self-published book, “The Whole Truth,” and her follow-up cookbook, “The Whole Truth Eating And Recipe Guide.” Andrea Beaman is the host of Wise Up! and Fed Up! on Z Living.