Okay, so the title of this post might be just a little bit of hyperbole. But really, they’re pretty darn good. Want to know why?
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I’ve named this recipe Pumpkin Pie Spiced Applesauce because it’s become shorthand for those warm, aromatic spices that we all love (or love to hate) this time of year. However trendy they may be, there’s no denying that adding spice to homemade applesauce elevates it beyond any grocery store version and makes a very convincing argument for going unprocessed.
To avoid the picky eater trap, I realized I had to do more than just feed my daughter different sorts of tasty and healthy foods. I had to involve her in food by cooking together, shopping for food together and more.
Fresh figs are flooding the local markets and I love combining them in an autumnal salad with almonds, apple, and a drizzle of honey-infused vinaigrette.
The next morning, when I went to taste the sauce, I realized that it didn’t need a single thing. The apples gave it plenty of sweetness, while the pears added a pleasantly grainy texture. The small amount of orange and lemon juice I’d included offered the necessary tang. It was perfect just as it was.
Over the seven years I’ve been writing about thriving gluten-free, I’ve found some pieces of celiac lore that just won’t die, even once completely disproven. For October Unprocessed, it’s time to put them out to pasture, permanently.
Homemade chutneys are a terrific way to amp up either a snack or a meal without adding too many extra calories or salt.
Although they’re perfect for the Fall or Halloween, you can enjoy this healthy treat any time of year! They look just like the “real” thing and kids of all ages love them!