Combine orange juice, cornstarch, soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, salt and crushed red pepper with chicken and butternut squash in this delicious slow-cooker recipe. Serve over high-protein quinoa, which contains all nine essential amino acids.
Place chicken in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Top with butternut squash and onion. In a small bowl whisk together orange juice, cornstarch, soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, salt and crushed red pepper. Pour over chicken and vegetables.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
Serve chicken mixture over hot cooked quinoa. Sprinkle with almonds.
3 lean protein, 2 starch