Chicken Pot Pie

I am on Day 4 of Clean Gut. I am doing it with almost my entire team and it’s going ok so far. Honestly, this morning I am feeling a little headachy and tired.

However, on Saturday we had a chicken pot pie feast! Here is a great recipe for “clean” pot pie.

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Chicken Pot Pie

Serves 6



  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 to 4 shallots, minced
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced and divided into two equal
  • portions
  • 2 to 3 boneless chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds), diced
  • 1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups chicken broth (may need more but start with this
  • amount)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ red onion, minced
  • 1½ cup raw cashews, soaked for 4 to 6 hours, then drained
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon smoked paprika



  • 1½ cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried herbs, such as sage, rosemary, thyme,
  • or chives (fresh herbs will work too; just use a bit more)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water




1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the coconut oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat.

2. Add the shallots and sauté them for 5 minutes, or until

they are translucent.

3. Add the carrots, celery, and half the minced garlic, and

continue to sauté until the carrots begin to soften, about 3

to 5 minutes.

4. Add the chicken and cook until most of the pink hue is

gone from the flesh.

5. Add the peas and ½ cup of the chicken broth.

6. Continue simmering until the vegetables are tender and

the chicken is fully cooked.

7. Salt and pepper to taste, and set aside.

8. In a medium skillet, heat the remaining tablespoon of

coconut oil over medium-high heat.

9. Add the red onion and sauté 5 to 8 minutes.

10. Add the other half of the garlic and sauté for an additional

3 minutes. Remove from the heat.

11. In a blender, purée the onion mixture, cashews, 1½ cups

of the chicken broth, cayenne, and the optional paprika

until smooth.

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