It’s healthy and delicious: Slow-roasted chicken breasts recipe

It’s healthy and delicious: Slow-roasted chicken breasts recipe

What’s for dinner? A simple, old-fashioned meal of baked chicken — served up with vegetables and/or salad — can come together with only a few minutes of active time spent in the kitchen.

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Where can you find other easy-to-make recipes? In our exclusive Body Ecology Living Cookbook, chock-full of healthy recipes that support optimal gut health and longevity.

Perhaps you (also) have picky eaters in your family. Cooking up a satisfying, nourishing dish like this chicken breasts recipe is an easy way to demonstrate that some of the healthiest foods may also be the most delicious.


  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 4 chicken breasts on the bone, skin removed
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. chopped basil
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. Celtic sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper


1. Heat the oven to 275°F.

2. Melt coconut oil in a skillet over moderately high heat; sear chicken breasts in the hot oil for 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a baking dish.

3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk olive oil with basil, parsley, salt, and pepper. Brush it over the chicken breasts.

4. Cover the baking dish with parchment-lined foil, and bake for 35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

Food can be medicinal — especially when it’s prepared with a heart of gratitude. Whipping up one of Body Ecology’s health-promoting meals made with tasty, gut-friendly ingredients may positively impact your health. Those in our community have said for decades that Body Ecology foods have helped to fortify the gut, strengthen the immune system, and nurture the body and soul.

So, enjoy this healthy slow-roasted chicken breasts recipe — and the precious time spent with the people you’re eating with. And if you need more recipe ideas for your next family dinner, click here for some of our favorites.

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