Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) is a 12-week program offering nutrition education classes on a variety of topics to help improve diet and lifestyle. You’ll learn simple techniques to cook tasty, nutritious meals. Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center is a founding member of the Food as Medicine Institute Alliance.
Lucas Schubert, Nutritional Coordinator with Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and the Food As Medicine Everyday (FAME) program, shares how to make a healthy and affordable meal to help you stick to your New Year's resolutions with the FOX4 morning show.
See the full recipe below.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, separated
- 1 pound chicken, cubed
- 1 16 oz. bag frozen stir fry vegetable blend
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed oil
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1/2 cup mixed nuts
- Soy sauce
- Sesame seeds
- Heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat in a large sauté pan or wok.
- Add chicken and sauté until brown on the outside and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Stir frequently to avoid burning.
- Transfer cooked chicken to a bowl or plate, save juices.
- Add another 1 tablespoon oil to the same pan and heat on medium.
- Add frozen vegetables to pan. Be careful to avoid oil splattering, as ice will react to the hot oil.
- Sauté vegetables until cooked through, but still tender. About 8 minutes.
- Return chicken to the pan, along with saved juices.
- Turn the stovetop to low and add cooked rice, sesame