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17 Day Diet Chicken Stew

17 Day Diet Chicken Stew: Cozy & Creamy

This Cozy Creamy Chicken Stew serves 4 and is a filling meal any night of the week.
It's the perfect dinner that'll also taste great for lunch the next day.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dr. Mike Moreno


  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts (chopped into bite sized pieces)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 medium/large Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed
  • 2 cups fat-free and low-sodium chicken broth organic if possible
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup unoiled, salt-free cashews
  • 1/2 tsp thyme, dried
  • 1 1/2 tsp sage, dried
  • 1 tsp sea salt, fine
  • fresh cracked pepper fresh cracked pepper


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Sauté the onion, carrots and celery until the onions are soft and translucent. Add the garlic and sauté for about a minute.
  • Add the potatoes, chicken broth, sage, and thyme to your pot.
  • Add chicken breasts and cook for 6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender.
  • Add coconut milk and cashews to a blender. Blend on high until very smooth.
  • Pour cashew-coconut cream to the pot and stir well. Add salt and fresh cracked black pepper.
  • Serve in small crocks or your favorite soup bowl - enjoy!


  • You can easily double this recipe so you can have some extra yummy leftovers for lunch.
  • To reduce creaminess you can blend the cashews with 1/2 cup of water and leave out the coconut milk.
  • Coconut milk and cashews can turn any soup into a cream based soup without the use of dairy. It is a rich and delicious replacement to heavy cream.