Calories: 779 kcal (or 608 kcal smaller portion)
Macros: 77g Protein, 78g Carb & 17g Fat
Simple, tasty and full of healthy goodness. Sometimes favours express themselves best when you keep things minimal, and this is the case with this unassuming Chicken ‘curry’, made with Organic Sheep Yoghurt, Garlic, Mushroom and Leeks. You get taste, texture and comfort without the huge calorie burden quite common with curries. And as you know, we do things differently at AdapNation – in this case we’ve switched the rice for a Sweet Potato jacket topped with lactose free Soft White Cheese. Together – yum! 😋 Not to mention the heavy dose of prebiotic goodness for a healthy happy microbiome.
For a smaller portion, pick a smaller 200g Sweet Potato and drop to 200g Chicken with 70g of Sheep Yoghurt. This would save you 171 calories, without compromising on the flavours or nutritional goodness whatsoever.
- Organic Chicken Breast – 270g
- Organic Sheep Yoghurt – 114g
- Crushed Garlic (lazy) – 1x teaspoon
- Fresh Tarragon – 5g
- Dried Tarragon – 1x teaspoon
- Sweet Potato – 260g
- Lactofree Soft White Cheese (Arla) – 20g
- Chicken is a great source of healthy lean protein. With 31 grams of protein per 100 grams, is one of the best foods for protein. A good source of Magnesium, Vitamin A, Potassium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and a variety of Vitamin B’s, with trace amounts of calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin C, folate, vitamin B-12, vitamin E and vitamin D.
- Sweet Potato offers a nice hit of vitamin A, C, Copper, K & B6, plus has a lower blood sugar response than white potato due to it’s high fibre content that slows the absorption of the carbs.
- Broccoli, Garlic, Onion & Leeks are great sources of indigestible fibre and have fantastic prebiotic benefits for your guts microbiome.
- Garlic being consumed on a daily basis (in food or raw) helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties of Allicin. It is also immensely beneficial to regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
- Broccoli brings a good hit of vitamin K, vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and potassium.
- Leeks have sulfur-containing compounds that fight dangerous free radicals in your body, and also contain kaempferol, a flavonol that may help fight cancer and lower your risk of chronic diseases including heart disease. Plus, they have nutrients such as vitamin A, K, B’s, Folic Acid and Magnesium
- White Mushrooms are being touted as nature’s nutritional supplement as they are loaded with the nutrients our bodies need to generate energy and repair cells — including digestive enzymes, a spectrum of B vitamins, protein, and vitamin D2.
- Tarragon is an excellent source of minerals such as magnesium, iron, zinc, and calcium. The herb is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C as well as B6. Tarragon contains antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals in the body. Tarragon is sometimes used to treat digestion problems, poor appetite, water retention, to start menstruation; and to promote sleep.
- Lactofree Soft White Cheese offers a cream cheese experience without the lactose, which some people struggle to digest. With only a 16% fat content, it is also less calorific and with less fat with many other alternative cheeses.
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