Raspberry Rhubarb Applesauce

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Alright, this is a parenting WIN!

Not only does it include 2 fruits, it also has a Vegetable!

Yes! Rhubarb is actually a veggie and has so many awesome benefits:
It is about 95% water but is also high in potassium, Vitamin C, fiber and calcium!

Put this in your own squeeze packs for lunches and on-the-go snacks!

This is what you need:

4 Organic Apples ( which ever kind you like, I used Fuji)
2 12-14 in stalks of Organic Rhubarb
A handful of Organic Raspberries
1 tsp of Cinnamon

What to do:

Peel and core your apples
Dice your Rhubarb stalks

Place them in a pot with 2 cups of filtered water and boil for about 10 minutes or until you can plunge a fork through them easily.
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Then place them in your blender or Vitamix
Add the cinnamon and raspberries
Pulse a few times until it is as chunky or smooth as you like.

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Easy? Yeah!
Yummy? DEFINITELY!

Coconut Chia Chick-Nugs

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Lately, Lochlan is getting to the age of eating those “kid foods”….mind you I am not the kind of Mom that plans to feed my kids Mac & Cheese and Chicken Nuggets for every meal. Even when out looking at these types of foods….I’m pretty much disgusted with the options.

Today I decided to try out my own chicken nugget recipe…no junk, no grains, just real food and nutrients! To my surprise they were quiet easy to make!

This recipe was adopted from Paleo Spirit and re-imagined by me!

What you need:

1 lb of ground chicken ( I used local pastured-raised from Creswick Farms)
1 pastured organic egg
1/4 cup of organic Coconut Flour
1 tsp of Redmonds Real Salt
1 tsp of onion powder
1/2 tsp of garlic powder

Combine all of this, go ahead get your hands in it! Just don’t mush it toooo much.

Wash your hands and preheat your oven to 375 degrees

Now your hands get messy again…

Take about 1 Tablespoon portions and roll them into meat balls and place them on a baking sheet with parchment paper ( or whatever you prefer). You should end up with about 20-22 of them.

Next, mix in a separate bowl:

1/4 cup of Organic Coconut Flour
1/4 tsp of Redmonds Real Salt
2 Tbsp of Chia seeds

Gently coat each meat ball in this “breading” mixture and then flatten out in a nugget shape on your baking sheet.

Once you have them all breaded and shaped, place them in the oven for 15 minutes.

Last step:

Melt 3 Tablespoons of Organic grass-fed butter or Ghee

Take your Nugs out and dip each one in the butter, coating both sides and return them to the baking sheet with the opposite side up ( to brown each side). Once they are all dipped in their butter bath, return them to the oven for 5-7 more minutes to get crispy!

You just made your own healthy Chick-Nugs too!

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Lochlan loved them!