8 11, 2021

Beef Breakfast Sausage

2021-11-08T15:21:42-05:00November 8th, 2021|Recipes|

Juicy and flavorful beef breakfast sausage is so tasty and filling. You can make several of them ahead of time and quickly reheat each morning. Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried sage ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil Method: Place all the ingredients except for the oil in a medium bowl and use clean hands to combine them into a uniform mixture, but don't over-mix. Divide the mixture into four ½-inch thick patties. You can also divide it into eight small patties if you wish. Heat the olive oil in a [...]

9 04, 2021

Cheesy Taco Bites

2021-04-09T09:16:34-04:00April 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

These delicious taco bites are great with a salad, or wrapped in lettuce with avocado and salsa! They are also tasty when eaten between two cucumber rounds. They freeze well and can be reheated for a quick meal or snack! Ingredients 1 pound ground beef or turkey 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 3 eggs, beaten 1 1/4 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, pepper jack, mozzarella work great) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Combine cooked meat and cream cheese until completely combined. Add in remaining ingredients and chill 15 [...]

14 06, 2020

Low Carb Taco Cups

2020-06-14T14:37:23-04:00June 14th, 2020|Recipes|

These taco cups are perfect as part of a meal or as appetizers!  The dough is low-carb and could also be used to make pizza crusts, crackers or wraps.  Thank you to a client for passing along this recipe!  Recipe courtesy of: www.thebestketorecipes.com. Ingredients For the crust: 2 cups shredded mozzarealla cheese 2 ounces (or ¼ cup) cream cheese 3/4 cup almond flour 2 tablespoons ground flax meal For the filling and topping: 1 pound cooked seasoned taco meat (brown 1 pound ground beef and prepare with taco seasoning) 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 400 For [...]

22 05, 2020

Feta Burgers with Creamy Tomato Gravy

2020-05-22T20:53:02-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Recipes|

These burgers have great flavour and are delicious with their creamy tomato gravy.  Delicious from a frying pan but perfect for barbecue weather, too.  Recipe adapted from www.dietdoctor.com.  INGREDIENTS  Hamburger patties 1½ lbs ground beef (or ground turkey) 1 egg 3 oz. (or a little more than ½ cup, or 9 tbsp) crumbled feta cheese 1 tsp salt (or to taste) ¼ tsp ground black pepper (I added more for flavour) 4 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped (or 1.5 tbsp dried parsley flakes) For frying in pan: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter Gravy ¾ cup heavy whipping cream 2 tbsp fresh parsley, coarsely chopped (I used 0.5 [...]

8 05, 2020

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

2020-05-08T14:20:37-04:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

These delicious stuffed peppers come together easily for a low-carb comfort meal that everyone will enjoy. Experiment with different spices and flavours that suit your tastes!  The provolone cheese really adds to the “Philly Cheesesteak” aspect of this recipe, but if you don’t have provolone at the moment, use whatever cheese you like instead!  Inspired and adapted from: www.lowcarbmaven.com Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 4 medium green bell peppers (or any colour you wish) 1 small container sliced mushrooms (or for the non-mushroom-eating individual, 1 chopped red bell pepper) ½ cup onions, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 8 slices [...]

6 03, 2020

Instant Pot Cabbage soup with Ground Beef

2020-03-06T07:38:59-05:00March 6th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 lb ground beef 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 lb shredded coleslaw mix 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes (with liquid) 6 cups beef bone broth (or any broth - beef, chicken, or vegetable) 1 tbsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp garlic powder (or more if you love garlic) 2 medium bay leaves (optional) Instructions: • Press the Sauté button on the Instant Pot. Add the oil and chopped onions. Cook for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions start to brown. • Add ground beef to the Instant [...]

31 01, 2020

Slow cooker Cuban Style Beef

2020-01-31T11:03:50-05:00January 31st, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 boneless beef chuck roast 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cumin Salt Pepper 2 tsp olive or coconut oil 1 large onion 1 large green pepper 1 large red pepper 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp water 1 can crushed tomatoes ½ C pimiento-stuffed green olives Directions: • Rub the beef chuck roast with oregano, cumin, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high until very hot. Brown roast on all sides. Transfer to 6- to 7-quart slow cooker bowl. • To skillet, add onions, green and red peppers, garlic, water, and [...]

22 11, 2019

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

2019-11-22T07:31:29-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 rashers bacon, diced 500g beef stewing steak, cubed 1 tsp smoked paprika ½ C tomato paste 1 C beef stock 250g mushrooms, sliced Method: • Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker. • Mix. • Cook on Low for 6 – 8 hours or on High for 4 – 6 hours. • Serve with sour cream! Makes 6 servings; count each serving as 2 proteins and ½ fat (count an extra fat if using sour cream). Recipe adapted from www.ditchthecarbs.com

25 10, 2019

Beef Nacho Bowls

2019-10-25T07:34:39-04:00October 25th, 2019|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons each ground cumin and onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper 450 g lean ground beef 1 can (540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 green or red pepper, sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese ½ cup sour cream (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional) METHOD: ? In small bowl, stir together chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. ? In large non-stick skillet, cook beef over medium-high [...]

14 06, 2019

Steak Salad with Dijon Balsamic Dressing

2019-06-14T12:00:50-04:00June 14th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: FOR THE DIJON BALSAMIC DRESSING AND MARINADE ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ tablespoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried thyme Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste FOR THE STEAK 2 (4-ounces each) top sirloin steaks 2 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic, smashed FOR THE SALAD 6 cups packed torn romaine lettuce or mixed baby greens ½ cup thinly sliced red onions 1 whole avocado, thinly sliced 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes 1 whole cucumber, washed, dried, and cut into cubes ½ cup crumbled feta, blue [...]

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