Healthy Chicken Alfredo (Paleo, Whole30, Dairy Free)

A rich and creamy chicken alfredo made with a dairy-free cashew alfredo sauce and tender spaghetti squash "noodles." Shockingly good.

Healthy Chicken Alfredo (Paleo, Whole30, Dairy Free)

Ingredients
Dairy Free Alfredo Sauce:
  1. 1 1/2 cups raw cashews
  2. 3/4-1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk
  3. 2 cloves garlic peeled
  4. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  5. 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  6. 1 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
  7. 1 teaspoon dried basil

Healthy Chicken Alfredo:
  1. 2 medium chicken breasts
  2. Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  3. 1 tablespoon avocado oil or olive oil, plus more as needed
  4. 28 ounces cooked spaghetti squash from about 1 large spaghetti squash
  5. fresh parsley chopped
Instructions
Make the chicken:
  • Season the chicken breasts on both sides with plenty of salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon avocado oil over medium-high heat, then carefully add chicken breasts to pan. Cook 8-9 minutes total for medium chicken breasts and 9-10 minutes for large chicken breasts, flipping once in between cooking time. Add a little more oil to pan if necessary.
  • When cooked through, remove from pan and let rest 5 minutes. Then slices into strips against the grain.