New England Style Chowder

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Instant Pot Coq Au Vin a la Julia Child

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Cilantro Chicken Curry

Cilantro Chicken

 A fragrant curry blend for an amazingly simple, tasty curry

Shopping list at a glance: chicken, ginger, garlic, jalapeno, cilantro, lemon juice

From your pantry at a glance: olive oil

Cilantro Chicken Curry
Prep Time: 15m, Cook Time: 7-8 hours LOW / 3-4 hours HIGH, Servings: 4
  1. 2 tbsp olive oil
  2. 1 tsp / 2 inch piece ginger, minced
  3. 1 tsp / 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  4. 1/2 jalapeno, minced
  5. 2 lbs chicken thighs, skinless, boneless
  6. 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  7. 1 Indian Dal blend
  8. 6 oz cilantro (2 medium bunches, including stems)
  9. 2/3 cup water
  10. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  1. heat the oil and sauté the ginger, garlic and jalapeno for 2 minutes over a medium heat
  2. transfer the ginger mixture to the slow cooker
  3. sprinkle the chicken with the salt and Indian Dal blend place in the slow cooker
  4. in a small blender chop the cilantro with the water and lemon juice (or if you don't have a blender you can roughly chop the coriander and stir into the slow cooker with the water and lemon juice)
  5. transfer to the slow cooker
  6. stir, cover and cook on LOW for 7-8 hour or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
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Sun Dried Tomato & Porcini Stuffed Turkey Breast

In the final of our collaborative series with Michelle at Organa Wellness, we focus on P1000071Build: growing, developing, and achieving new goals, the third chapter of the program. Step 1 shares our weekly recipe, followed by Step 2 and a printable exercise from Michelle.
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