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Coconut Chicken & Cashew Nuts with Qunioa (starch me up with rice and I’m good too)

This dish has become a regular on the dinner scene in our house.  It originally came from health recipe by Lisa Richards from her anti-candida diet.  OK, don’t stop reading yet!  It’s full of anti-inflammatory turmeric and anti-fungal ginger & garlic.  It’s such a good cleansing meal, if that’s what you’re in the market for… Health benefits aside it’s a delicious Asian inspired good old spicy chicken and cashew nut recipe… The addition of cashews is ours, and I’m pretty sure they’d go against the Lisa Richards rules, but frankly, I like it better this way!  It’s quick too, around 25 minutes, so here goes: Ingredients (for 2): 2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 1 onion 2 cloves garlic grated thumb of ginger 1tsp red chilli flakes or 1 fresh red chilli 2 chicken breasts 1 can coconut milk 2 tsps turmeric 3 cavalo nero leaves or other green veg 2 handfuls raw cashew nuts 1 cup quinoa Handful fresh coriander Method: 1. Get a pan of water on the boil for the quinoa. …