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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Individual Gluten Free Meatloaf!

Disclaimer: This recipe is gluten free however you should ensure that the oats, sausages, paprika, and rest of the ingredients are gluten free.




Ingredients

1 lb lean ground beef
4 mild sausages
1 medium white onion- diced
1 stalk celery- diced
1 carrot- diced

1 egg
1/4 cup large oats (add more if needed)

To taste:
Parsley
Oregano
Salt and Pepper

Basting mixture:
1/2 cup Tomato soup
1/4 cup Ketchup
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1/4 cup Bbq sauce
1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika

Directions:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees
Bake for 45m - 1hr
Yield- about 9 muffins

Mix basting mixture together in a bowl- set aside

Combine all other ingredients in a large bowl.
Add in half of the Basting mixture.

Spray Muffin tin with cooking spray (will make your life so much easier for clean up)
Place muffin tin on top of a baking sheet with large sides (Optional, but sausage is a fatty meat and cooking it at 300 degrees will slowly render out the fat- making a HUGE mess in your oven)


Fill muffin tin just over the top.
Cover with Basting mixture (easiest way is a basting brush)
Place in oven and bake for between 45 minutes to an hour depending on your oven
Baste a few times in between



Start with your pound of Gr beef



Add 4 mild sausages. Squeeze the meat out of the casing and discard the casing 
 Mix Basting mixture together and set aside
Basting mixture:
1/2 cup Tomato soup
1/4 cup Ketchup
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1/4 cup Bbq sauce
1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
 Add Onion, Celery, Carrot, Parsley, Oregano, Egg, S&P, and Oats to the meat
 Divide into little balls and place into sprayed muffin tin



ENJOY!!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Healthy Crock pot Vegetarian Chili

Healthy Crock pot Vegetarian Chili

I am a big fan of the crock pot but living alone most of the time, I have a hard time eating everything before it goes bad, over eating, or freezing a bunch and never touching it again.

Chili is a pretty simple meal that you can put almost anything you want in it and it will taste great. I have been craving chili for some time now.

My plan this time is to eat it for lunch and dinner today, Dinner tomorrow and then I will come up with something different the following night- like eating it with spaghetti squash.
I should have enough to freeze for a few meals later on as well.

Ingredients

1 -Can Chick peas
1- Can Kidney beans
1- Can mixed beans
1- Can diced tomatoes

2 medium white onions diced
2 carrots diced
2 stalks celery diced
1 red pepper diced
2 yams diced

dried parsley
3 tablespoons of your favorite Chili seasoning

Then just dump it all in the crock pot and let it cook
4 hours on high or about 6 on low

Enjoy!