Black Pepper with Chicken Thighs and Warm Greens

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large leek chopped
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 2 cups chopped collard greens


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In large bowl, toss the first 6 ingredients (chicken through garlic).
  • In a large baking dish, pour the contents of the bowl and cover with aluminum foil. Place baking dish in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover baking dish, stir and cook for 10 minutes more, until chicken is cooked through.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the oil, add the remaining ingredients (leek, kale, collard greens) and cover. Cook for 5 minutes, until greens are tender. Serve warm with chicken.


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NUTRITION: 217 Calories; 11g Fat (42.7% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 95mg Cholesterol; 129mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Fat.
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