Phew! It's Mabon! And I'm thinking about apples. My daughter and I recently went picking at a farm local-ish to us, so I've had plenty of apples to play with.
So for Mabon, the first sabbat I've been able to post on, I'm going to give you two recipes that are Whole30 compliant, and they both feature apples. The first is a main course of Apple Pork and the other is a side dish of fruit.
1 lb of pastured pork kabobs/loin, whatever cut you have
2 medium apples (I have Empire from our picking)
1 large onion
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
salt and pepper to taste
The beauty of this recipe is that it is so simple. Chop up the apples and onions and put them in a slow cooker with the pork pieces. Add the cinnamon, salt, and pepper, and mix it up well. Then let it cook on low for about 6 hours. If it starts looking dry, add a half cup of water to the pot. You could even let it go longer, if you need to. Start it after breakfast, and it'll be done by dinner!
Baked Cinnamon Apples
Measurements are per ramekin, so plan accordingly!
1 medium apple , chopped
2 tblspns of raisins
1 tblspn of coconut flakes
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon coconut oil
Combine all the ingredients except the coconut oil, and place into a ramekin. Melt the coconut oil and drizzle it on top of the mixture. Place into an oven at 350 degrees and let it bake for about 20 minutes. Delicious without added sweeteners!
So there you have it. Please enjoy your Mabon, the Harvest moon with good food and people, and Blessed be!