Gluten Free Apple & Kale Chicken Salad

School lunches.  Are you ready for them?  Well today I want you to think past the old standby of peanut butter and jelly (which I love).  And I want you to take a walk past the deli counter (and keep on walking).  Today I want you to consider chicken salad.  Chicken salad is one of the most versatile lunch options around.  It is so much more than just a mayonnaise laden sandwich filling.  It’s a blank canvas just waiting to be filled with anything that your creativity and taste buds can imagine.

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Gluten Free Apple Spice Crumb Cake

My family simply loves apples.  Their apple habit is one that I as mom am more than happy to support.   Buying apples at the store is not terribly economical for us.  I’ve needed to resort to other methods of procuring these scarlet gems.

When the boys were young we would spend the afternoon at a local orchard picking apples to our heart’s content.   But as the boys grew older and their appetites became that of men, apple picking at the orchard simply became too expensive.  ‘Twas fun while it lasted.

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