Apricot Chicken and Green Beans With Almond Slivers

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2 tbsp White wine
1 tbsp Olive oil
1/8 tsp Ground cinnamon
1 cup Green beans
1 tsp Wine vingear
1 tsp Maple syrup

To make the chicken, heat oven to 375degF.

Place chicken in a glass baking dish.

Saute remaining chicken ingredients together until tender; transfer to blender or food processor and puree. Spoon over chicken and bake until chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, to prepare the beans, steam or blanch beans until tender but still firm and bright green.

Saute shallots in olive oil, vinegar, and maple syrup until translucent. Add almonds and brown slightly; toss with beans. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired. Serve alongside chicken.

Nutrition Information
Total fat 22 g
Saturated fat 2.8 g
Healthy fats 18.1 g
Fiber 4.6 g
Carbohydrates 25 g
Sugar 3.5 g
Protein 32.7 g
Sodium 89 mg
Calcium 95 mg
Magnesium 100 mg
Selenium 22.4 mcg
Potassium 813 mg

Excerpted from YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz. Copyright (c) 2006, 2009 by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Oz Works LLC, f/s/o Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. Excerpted with permission by Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.