Food for Energy: Roasted chicken recipe inspired by Ina Garten’s “Lemon Chicken with Croutons” Recipe, Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home
This delicious food for energy is SO easy to make and everyone will think you are a fabulous cook! It starts with an all-natural, preservative free, base. In this case, an organic, free-range, antibiotic-free chicken. (Read the label carefully.) I also make the bread cubes from brown spelt bread and season it with a 50/50 blend of sea salt and kelp. The latter is super fuel for tired adrenal glands per Dr. Wilson, author, Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome
Food for Energy: Roasted Chicken with Spelt Bread Croutons Serves 3 to 4 Prep Time – 15 Min
1 (4 to 5 pound) Organic, Free-Range and Antibiotic-Free roasting chicken
1 large yellow onion, sliced
Good olive oil
Kosher salt and kelp
Freshly ground black pepper
2 lemons (or oranges), quartered
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
6 cups (3/4-inch) Spelt bread cubes (1 loaf of brown Spelt bread)
How to roast a chicken:
Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees
Place onion slices in the roasting pan and drizzle with the olive oil.
Remove giblets and wash the chicken inside and out. Pat dry and season inside and out with the Sea Salt/Kelp Mix then stuff with the lemons or oranges and place on top of the onion slices. Tie up the legs with kitchen string.
Roast for 1/ ¼ to 1 ½ hours or until the juices run clear, not red. When cooked cover with aluminum and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes while you sauté Continue reading