Last night was the first night of a healthy dinner club that I joined, led by my friend Paul. He sends out a couple of different healthy recipes to a small group of people, everyone brings the dish and then we all share. It was really cool to see different people's versions of the same dishes. They were all a little different. This week's "special ingredient" was curry. Listen, I love curry so I was a happy girl. It's a powerful spice full of antioxidants and these dishes are vegetable and protein rich and so, so yummy. I'm so excited to share these new-to-me recipes with you. We will be meeting one to two times a month. When preparing fresh food I find that it saves a lot of time to do a lot of the prep up front, that way when dinner time rolls around you can get a healthy, warm meal on the table in a flash.

Curry Chicken:

-Mix the ginger root, garlic, curry powder, sea salt and black pepper in a large bowl.
-Chop the chicken breasts into 1" pieces and put in the bowl with the ginger, garlic and spices.
-Coat the chicken with the spice mixture and set aside.
-Wash and prepare the mushrooms, zucchini and bell pepper. Set aside.
-Over medium heat, add 2 Tbs coconut oil to a large skillet.When hot, add the chicken, mushrooms, coconut milk and lemon juice to the pan. Simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.
-Add the zucchini and bell pepper, and continue to cook until chicken is done (about 5-10 minutes).
-Garnish with chopped cilantro, cucumber and red onion.
*tip: marinate the chicken and chop all of the veggies in advance. i also added one can of coconut milk in the beginning and then the second can after I added in the peppers and zucchini.

Curry Cauliflower Rice:

-Wash and rough chop the cauliflower.
-Place it in a large skillet with coconut or olive oil and cook over medium high heat until slightly softened.
-Place the cauliflower, curry powder, green onion and cayenne into a food processor and pulse until it has a grainy rice-like consistency.
-Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

The trick to the cauliflower rice really is a food processor. The people that used one really achieved a "rice-like" texture and it was so satisfying mixed with the Chicken Curry. So awesome. Enjoy!


  1. How fun! What a great group to be a part of. Dinner looks yummy :)

  2. Yum! Thanks for sharing your recipes! What are your thoughts on Rice Bran Oil? HAve you ever used it?

    1. hi jayne! you are so welcome. i've been thinking about new ones since you asked me a while ago. i have not ever used rice bran oil, but since i don't really eat either one i'm not sure how great the oil would be for you... coconut oil really is the mamajama. will look into it though... xo

  3. I have been wanting to try that "ricing" trick for cauliflower! I even bought a head this week. I will def. be trying this. yum!

  4. Yum! Definitely trying this one. :) Cauliflower rice is the best, don't you think?!

  5. What a fun idea; I love curry, we make it at leasta few times a month. The Cauliflower and Rice looks delish!


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