This is a great immune boosting stir fry that the entire family will enjoy!
Made literally in 30 minutes, it is healthy, delicious, kid-friendly and quick.
1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
3 carrots, peeled and cut they way you like
2 stalks celery
1 Tb coconut oil/olive oil/red palm-oil
1 Tb low sodium tamari soy sauce
1 Tb raw honey
a handful chopped fresh coriander or parsley
1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips OR for a vegan option, 1 cup cashew nuts
Spices: sea salt, cumin, turmeric, black pepper and paprika to taste
Stir fry the onion, garlic, carrots and celery in the oil.
Meat option: Add the chicken and stir fry for a further 3-4 minutes.
Non-meat option: Roast the cashew nuts in a broiler for 5 minutes and when ready (they should be lightly brown) add to the stir fry.
Add the honey and the tamari sauce and stir-fry for further 3-4 minutes. Vegetables should be still crisp and not too soft.
When cooked, toss some chopped coriander over the top.
Serve with brown rice or other whole grain your family enjoys.
Why is this meal good for immunity?
Coconut oil is anti bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal which is great for strong immunity
garlic is a natural anti bacterial which helps to fight against unknown pathogens
onion has been used for centuries to reduce inflammation and heal infections
carrots are high in beta-carotene which is a powerful anti-oxidant. Carrots are also known by herbalists to prevent infection
coriander and parsley are herbs that support the liver which is crucial for strong immunity
turmeric is a great anti-inflammatory which support the immune system