Category: Beef

Mason Jar Marinades – Minimal Cleanup & No Plastic

Mason Jar Marinades – Minimal Cleanup & No Plastic

Say goodbye to excess cleanup and wasting plastic baggies… This post is a method/hack post more than an actual recipe. This is how I often prep quick dinners for myself and wanted to share it with the rest of you. This method eliminates the need to clean a food processor or a blender, and also […]

March 21, 2014 | 22 Comments More
Slow Cooker Chipotle Barbacoa Brisket

Slow Cooker Chipotle Barbacoa Brisket

  Everyone loves Chipotle, meaning the eatery and the smoked jalapeño peppers. After my last trip to the eatery I found myself thinking, “why don’t I just whip up 10x more of this meat for the same price at home?” So then I went and did just that. This is an easy recipe to make, […]

February 28, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Savory Slow Cooker Chuck Roast & Butternut Squash Combo Meal

Savory Slow Cooker Chuck Roast & Butternut Squash Combo Meal

  This slow cooker chuck roast recipe is a new an exciting way to feel smart while remaining lazy. I am always trying to see how I can shave off some time in recipes, and this combo meal was one with the busy athlete in mind. The shopping list is short too. Chuck roast, squash, […]

October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Super Hot Dog Works with Avocado Lime Dressing & Lettuce Wrap

Super Hot Dog Works with Avocado Lime Dressing & Lettuce Wrap

     

June 8, 2013 | 6 Comments More
Pomegranate-Apple Paleo Short Ribs

Pomegranate-Apple Paleo Short Ribs

  Pomegranate short ribs. Indeed. I had a fan challenge me to cook something using pomegranate, and this is my result. This one definitely came out a home run and is also super easy. Most recipes for ribs are not paleo-friendly as they require the use of molasses or honey, yet this recipe only has […]

May 13, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Weekend Slow Cooker Prep for the 21 Day Sugar Detox.

Weekend Slow Cooker Prep for the 21 Day Sugar Detox.

A new group for the 21 Day Sugar Detox kicks off last Monday, yet you can start yours any day by starting to prep cook today.  Below is my personal recommendation for how to prepare for week 1. Please keep in mind that these are just a few suggestions for protein-based items to cook and […]

May 3, 2013 | 5 Comments More
Spicy Italian Pulled Pork with Italian Gravy

Spicy Italian Pulled Pork with Italian Gravy

This might be one of my best recipes yet. I set out to create another pulled pork recipe, and this time one with a sauce that went along with it. I had just made some marinara sauce the day before, which made me wonder what ingredients I could pair with the tomato sauce. The result […]

April 29, 2013 | 14 Comments More
Beef Shank Soup with Bok Choy

Beef Shank Soup with Bok Choy

I love beef shanks. They are inexpensive and their high fat content yields a delicious broth with tender stew meat. When you don’t have time to make bone broth and want to make yourself a beefy soup to nourish yourself, they are king. I highly suggest you use a grass fed cut when cooking with […]

March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Leftovers: Meatloaf edition

Leftovers: Meatloaf edition

Meatloaf BLT, yes Sir. I wrote up this piece for the kind folks over at the 21 Day Sugar Detox. With the theme of 3 meals from 1 pot, you can cook less and be better prepared to stay on track for the next few days with less worry. There are lots of Paleo guides, […]

February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Triple Hamburger / Cheeseburger Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Triple Hamburger / Cheeseburger Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Cheese is optional, toppings are encouraged. Yes, the cheese is purely optional, yet it is still at least a triple hamburger and a meatloaf at once! This is a simple concept idea that you can really tweak to your own liking. I used chard leaves as the lettuce of the “burger” knowing it wouldn’t get […]

January 25, 2013 | 29 Comments More