Extra Lean Beef Tacos with Homemade Seasoning

My husband and I absolutely love tacos. When I first started watching the preservatives in my diet I hit upon another version of this recipe, which mixes up your own homemade seasoning rather than the stuff in the envelopes. We sometimes opt to use ground turkey, but prefer your classic beef tacos in most cases and make it as healthy as we can by using extra lean ground beef. The recipe below is...
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Loose Ground Beef Sandwiches

My mom first introduced me to the original of this ground beef recipe, called “Iowa Loose-Meat Sandwiches,” which supposedly comes from premiere chef Mario Batali. I’ve revamped it to make it much healthier, primarily by using much leaner, organic ground beef. It has unique flavors and functions like a sloppy Joe–with just a smidge of added sugars. For a low-starch option...
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Low-Carb Pizza!

I’ve written about how I’m on a journey to resolve insulin resistance and eat a prediabetes diet. As such, I’ve tried several low-carb pizza crusts in my quest to balance my love for pizza with my need to limit starches. Without much gluten some crusts tend to completely fall apart when you go to roll them out. This cauliflower pizza crust is my husband’s current fave...
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Thai Beef Stir-Fry

This yummy Thai recipe uses organic ground beef, but you could easily swap it out for lean steak slices. The low-carb version would use the cauliflower rice indicated here. Or, if you don’t need to worry about going low-starch then simply use already cooked brown rice in place of the riced cauliflower, and add an additional veggie side. Either way it’s a wonderful, savory dish loaded...
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