Zucchini Chicken Rolls

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 zucchini chicken rolls

Zucchini Chicken Rolls:

This Zucchini Chicken Rolls recipe is a modified version of another recipe by my friend Miss Dot. She is extremely talented and has a wonderful blog that I highly recommend.  I know you will enjoy these zucchini chicken rolls!

Zucchini Chicken Rolls

Prep

Cook

Total

Yield 12 rolls

Ingredients:

  • 3 zucchinis, sliced 1/4-inch lengthwise (I use a mandoline for uniformity)
  • 1 cup cooked pasture-raised chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup prepared Quinoa
  • 1/4 cup Organic Tomato, diced
  • 3 tbsp. Green Pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Onion, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Rubbed Sage
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • Pinch of Chili Powder
  • Pinch of Tarragon
  • 1/4 cup diced mushrooms
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • Red pepper or Enchilada sauce

Instructions:

Step #1: First, blanch the zucchini slices. Then sauté the onion, green bell pepper, mushrooms, tomato in the oil for several minutes on a medium-high heat, adding the garlic and spices during final 2 mins of sautéing. Add chicken and quinoa.

Step #2: Take the zucchini slices, add the chicken/veggie mixture and roll up into rolls secured with a tooth pick. Place on a bed of red pepper sauce and bake in 300 degree oven for 20 mins. Serve warm.

Notes

***The nutrition info for this recipe is based on the linked ingredients above**  

Courses Side dish

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 roll

Amount Per Serving

Calories 74

% Daily Value

Total Fat 4 g

6%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g

2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g

4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g

8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Dr Jockers Comments:

This is an amazingly tasty recipe for someone who enjoys food preparation and novelty foods. This is fantastic for a party or a social gathering.

I don’t recommend consuming much grains but quinoa is the best one overall. This is great for a carb meal for someone on a cyclic ketogenic diet. Herbs such as sage, garlic, chili, tarragon and red pepper improve circulation and oxygenation. They also have anti-microbial components that destroy parasites, yeast and bad bacteria in order to restore a healthy gut microflora.

I personally get my pasture-raised chicken from US Wellness Meats as they have an incredible selection and their chickens never eat any sort of grain. They are 100% free-range and consume grasses, weeds and bugs throughout the course of their lives. This helps them concentrate omega-3’s, anti-oxidants and other powerful nutrients.

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Dr. Jockers

Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia. He has developed 6 revolutionary online programs with thousands of participants.

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