20 07, 2018

Low Carb Big Macs

2018-07-20T07:22:10+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Recipes|

SAUCE INGREDIENTS ½ cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp. yellow mustard 1 tbsp. ketchup 1 tbsp. pickle relish 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. paprika ¼ tsp. salt BURGER INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground beef Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 slices cheese Lettuce leaves Sliced tomato DIRECTIONS Make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yellow mustard, ketchup, pickle relish, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt. Make burgers: Form ground beef into 4 patties; season both sides with salt and pepper. Cook until burgers are cooked through to [...]

1 06, 2018

Taco Salad

2018-06-06T18:43:23+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Recipes|

  Enjoy the taste of tacos in an easy to make low carb taco salad! INGREDIENTS TACO SEASONED GROUND BEEF: 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper SALAD: 4 big handfuls spring mix 2 medium tomatoes 2 medium avocados 4 ounces cheddar cheese shredded OPTIONAL TOPPINGS: Salsa Sour cream Parmesan crisps homemade or store bought     INSTRUCTIONS In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain off any [...]

26 01, 2018

Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

2018-06-04T14:34:07+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 4 green or red bell peppers, halved with seeds removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ pounds sirloin steak, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 16 ounces mushrooms, sliced Salt and pepper 16 slices provolone cheese Method: • Preheat the oven to 325F. Place the peppers in a large baking dish and bake until tender, about 20 minutes. • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add the steak and cook for about 1 minute per side. Set aside. • Add onions and mushrooms to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. When softened, return the [...]

10 11, 2017

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu

2018-06-04T14:34:09+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 750g stewing beef cubes 4 slices bacon, diced 2 onions, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 C beef stock 1 C bottled strained tomatoes (passata) ½ C dry red wine 1 can (156 ml) tomato paste 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp each fennel seeds and dried Italian herb seasoning ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 1 bay leaf Method: In slow cooker, combine beef, bacon, onions, garlic, broth, strained tomatoes, wine, tomato paste, sugar, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Cover and cook on low until beef is tender, 7 to 8 hours. Discard bay leaf. [...]

15 09, 2017

Four Cheese Zucchini Lasagna

2018-06-04T14:34:10+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter 1 chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 1 can diced tomatoes, no salt added 1 can tomato paste, no salt added 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil Salt Freshly ground pepper ¾ C Provolone cheese, grated ¾ C Mozzarella cheese, grated ¾ C Friulano cheese, grated ¾ C Mild Cheddar cheese, grated 5 medium zucchinis cut lengthwise, 1/8" thick Method: o In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes. o Add meat and cook for 5 minutes. Break up meat [...]

16 06, 2017

Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

2018-06-04T14:34:11+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 450g beef steak ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp chili garlic sauce 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp liquid honey 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup carrot, thinly sliced 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 12 large lettuce leaves (Romaine work very well) Method: • Sprinkle steak with a pinch each of the salt and pepper. Place on a greased grill and cook to desired doneness. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. • [...]

28 04, 2017

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

2018-06-04T14:34:13+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 3 large red or green bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise and cored 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 lb ground beef 1 cup chopped red onion 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon ground chipotle chili ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup canned tomato puree 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese Chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish Directions: • Place the peppers cut side down in a microwave safe dish. Add 1 cup water, and cover with parchment or wax paper. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high until the [...]

24 02, 2017

Beef Nacho Bowls

2018-06-04T14:34:16+00:00 February 24th, 2017|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 10, 2016

Spicy Slow Cooker Chili

2018-06-04T14:34:18+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Recipes|

A warming hearty meal for fall! Courtesy of Ingredients: • 2 pounds ground beef • 2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, drained • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce • 2 onions, chopped • 1 green bell pepper, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 3 tablespoons chili powder • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (or more if desired!) • 1 tsp each ground coriander and ground cumin (optional) • 2 teaspoons salt • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Method: 1. Heat a large [...]

29 04, 2016

Meatloaf Cupcakes

2018-06-04T14:34:21+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced finely 700g (1 ½ lb) ground beef/pork/chicken/turkey 2 eggs, lightly beaten Salt and Pepper to taste 100g grated cheese An example of flavourings: 2 slices bacon, diced Handful fresh basil Handful fresh parsley ½ C sundried tomatoes 2 tsp dried oregano Method: Mix the diced onion, meat, eggs, salt and pepper together. Add your choice of seasonings and flavourings. Mix all the ingredients together with your hands and place a small handful of the meatloaf mixture into muffin trays. Press gently, not too hard, otherwise they will turn into meatballs. Cover with the grated cheese. Cook [...]

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