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Homemade Applesauce

Procedure:

Peel, core & slice the apple, discard the peel & core.
warm the apple for 1 minute in microwave
puree apple in food processor
stir cinnamon into warm applesauce
Enjoy

Goals/Objectives:

*Reaching & grasping
*Choice making
*Sensory Stimulation
*Kitchen skills (ADL’S)
*Follow recipe​

Adaptation Ideas:

Use red & green apples for color identification and increased choice making opportunity, use juice to naturally sweeten the applesauce, use an adaptive switch set up to activate the food processor for increased cause & affect experience & increased independent success. Make a photo recipe by using photos depicting each of the procedure steps above if reading skill is limited.

Supplies:

Apple peeler/corer/slicer
Apples
Cinnamon
Food processor
Microwave & microwave safe bowl
Bowl & spoon & spatula