Coconutty Turkey Nuggets

Servings: 3


  • 2 whole carrots
  • 1 lb. organic free-range ground turkey (could also use chicken)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup unsweetened finely shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup spicy mustard
  • 3 Tsp honey


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a food processor, pulse carrots until finely shredded.
  2. In a large bowl, combine carrots, ground turkey, egg, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix with your hands until everything is incorporated.
  3. Using your hands, make small nuggets, about 2 Tablespoons each. Drop into shredded coconut and roll around until completely coated. Place on baking shed and repeat with the rest of the turkey. Bake at 400 for 12-14 minutes, until cooked through. Serve immediately with honey mustard dipping sauce*.
  4. Honey mustard dipping sauce — combine spicy mustard and honey. Mix well.
  5. Option – serve in butter lettuce cups. Also perfect for lunches, as these can be served cold!

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