2¼ cups full-fat coconut milk
2½ teaspoons unflavored gelatin powder
½ cup maple syrup
zest of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon ground cardamom
1 teaspoon alcohol-free, gluten-free pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
½ cup fresh or frozen raspberries
Step 1: Place ¼ cup of the coconut milk in a medium heatproof bowl. Sprinkle the gelatin over it and set it aside to bloom for 5 minutes.
Step 2: Heat the remaining 2 cups coconut milk with the maple syrup, lemon zest, cardamom, vanilla, and sea salt in a saucepan over medium-high heat for five minutes. Whisk the softened gelatin into the saucepan and continue whisking until all of it is dissolved.
Step 3: Allow the mixture to chill for 15 to 20 minutes. Place 3 to 4 raspberries in each ice pop mold, then fill with the liquid. Place the pops in the freezer to set for a minimum of 4 hours.
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– 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil
– 1 teaspoon onion powder
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1-2 teaspoons ancho or chipotle Chile powder (less for most kids)
– 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
– optional- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
– optional- 1/2-1 teaspoon sea salt
– optional- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Sauce Options: Try serving chicken wings with zesty aioli sauce, or homemade ranch dressing
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Blend spices together in small mixing bowl.
3. Place chicken wings in large mixing bowl and toss with spice blend. Be sure to cover all pieces with a light coat of the spice blend.
4. Place chicken in baking dish and bake for approximately 30 minutes.
5. Serve hot.
1. In a medium bowl, mix the chicken strips, garlic, ginger, jalapeno, and 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce. Set aside.
2. In a small container, combine the remaining soy sauce, chicken broth, corn starch, and sesame oil. Place lid on container, and shake well. Set aside.
3. In a large sauté pan or wok, heat the coconut oil over high heat....
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