Meat

Protein-rich recipes for carnivores and omnivores!

Bison Bolognese

We very rarely consume red meat for health and environmental reasons. For this recipe, I opted for a more healthy and sustainable source of red meat – bison. Most bison meat sold in the U.S. is raised without antibiotics and hormones, and is considered to be a more sustainable meat […]

 

Pork Belly with Green Beans

We’ve cooked hundreds of meals with bacon, but this was our first time using Pork Belly in a recipe at home. We followed the recipe from “Japan: The Cookbook” to the letter, and while we enjoyed the results, we also learned a few tips that will improve upon the original […]

 

Chile Verde, or Rojo?

We had a handful of tomatillos leftover from a farm basket we brought home a few weeks ago, and were excited to try a chile verde recipe from one of our favorite cookbooks, “Tacolicious” by Sara Deseran. The original recipe calls for a fresh poblano chile (hence, the verde or […]

 

Mexican Chorizo with Sweet Potatoes

This spicy homemade Mexican ground pork sausage is perfectly balanced by roasted sweet potatoes. We prepared this recipe for a Sunday night dinner with friends, and paired it with a lovely light Citrus Avocado Salad. The original recipe is from Enrique Olvera’s Tu Casa Mi Casa: Mexican Recipes for the […]

 

One-Pan Sausages, Apples, and Carrots

We’ve made a variation of this One-Pan Sausages, Apples, and Carrots recipe before; it’s so simply and tasty, it’s made it onto our regular meal plan rotation. We simply swap out the type of sausage; this time we also replaced the onion with roasted carrots. We’re always on the lookout […]

 

Chicken Tinga

Our eight-year-old loved this chicken stew from Tu Casa Mi Casa with chipotle, green onions, and fresh plum tomatoes so much, he had three helpings! We served this for dinner with Slow Braised Collard Greens, and paired leftovers with sliced fresh avocado for lunch the next day.  

 

Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops

This lean cut of pork is perfectly seasoned and not too spicy. Serve with our favorite Ricolicious, chunky avocado, and fresh tomato salsa for a colorful and complete meal. Thanks to the Food Network Kitchen for this recipe, which we adapted to make low-FODMAP friendly by omitting the garlic. The […]

 

Alaska Turkey Burger Salad

Alaska Burgers are typically made with ground beef, but since we prefer turkey, we decided to adjust the recipe to fit our preferences. To keep the recipe sugar-free, we used Coconut Aminos instead of traditional Worcestershire sauce. It adds a sweet and salty flavor that we really enjoy. We first […]