Turkey Meatballs

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(GF, DF, Soy free, Egg free)

Turkey Meatballs

Turkey is a good source of iron , zinc (very important for hormone production and the immune system), potassium and phosphorus 🦴. It is also a source of vitamin B6 and niacin, which are both essential for the body's energy production.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1/4 cup psyllium husk

  • 1 onion very finely chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • Oil for the pan

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.

2. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well (I use my hands to make it easier).

3. Scoop 1-2 teaspoons of meat at a time and shape into meatballs. Place on the baking sheet.

4. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cooked through.

I pair these with zuchinni noodles and Raos spaghetti sauce (hands down the closest thing to homemade). You could also try a pesto like the picture above, I’ll post the recipes for the pest below.

Here are two ✌🏻ways that I make my pesto to adjust for my clients dietary needs:

NUT FREE PESTO;

  • 1 cup fresh basil , packed

  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup grated pecorino romano cheese (or other hard cheese such as parmesan)

  • 1/4 cup roasted salted sunflower seeds

DAIRY FREE PESTO:

  • 2 cups basil leaves

  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

  • 1/4 cup raw cashews (or, additional pumpkin seeds)

  • 5-6 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper