Paleo Passover Brisket

Paleo Passover Brisket from www.EverydayMaven.com

When it comes to Passover dinner, you must have brisket. This Paleo Passover Brisket is everything -- it's tender, falls apart, it's loaded with flavor, free of junk ingredients (have you seen those recipes where people put ketchup on brisket? Gag.), it's based on my Mom's old … [Read more...]

Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef

Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef

While we try to eat mostly grain free at home, when we go out to restaurants, we are much more laid back and just stick to "Gluten-Free". This Turmeric Fried Rice with Beef is one of my favorite gluten-free dishes at a local Thai spot we frequent in the Capitol Hill neighborhood … [Read more...]

Beef Chili with Butternut Squash

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Beef Chili is a rite of passage in our house. A predictable way to mark the beginning of Fall and really start to embrace it. You know I fight that transition and hang on to every last bit of summer for as long as possible, but there comes a time (hello reality) when I must … [Read more...]

Beef and Vegetable Soup

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Are you ready for Fall? I'm not but I'm never really ready. I am a summer die-hard. I love basking in the hot, glorious sun, romping on the beach, swimming in the pool and every single other thing that comes along with warm summer days. I always feel a slight bit sad when the … [Read more...]

Cast Iron Hanger Steak

Cast Iron Hanger Steak from www.EverydayMaven.com

Hanger steak is not something I usually buy, but when I do come across a great sale on grass-fed hanger steak or get a couple in a beef share, I like to experiment with different ways to cook it. So far, my absolute favorite way is quickly over high heat in a cast iron … [Read more...]

Bulgogi Inspired Beef Kabobs

Bulgogi Inspired Beef Kabobs from www.everydaymaven.com

One of my favorite things to eat is Beef Bulgogi. FAVORITE! A couple of months ago, my friend Alice from Hip Foodie Mom posted her recipe for Bulgogi Sliders and I immediately bookmarked it and printed it. I had all intentions of making some Beef Bulgogi lettuce wraps from her … [Read more...]

Quick Beef Pho (Paleo)

Quick Beef Pho (Paleo) from www.everydaymaven.com

I have heard people say that Pho or Teriyaki are the "official" foods of Seattle and now that I've lived here for over three years, I would have to say I would definitely agree to that about Pho. It's pretty much impossible to get even a couple blocks in any part of town without … [Read more...]

How To Make Beef Broth

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Even though I use my homemade slow cooker chicken stock most frequently in my kitchen, homemade beef broth is actually my favorite. I love the taste and have to confess to drinking it by the mug. My husband thinks I am nuts, but I seriously love the taste. I told him last week … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Roast Beef with Easy Gravy

Slow Cooker Roast Beef from www.everydaymaven.com

This is the easiest of easy recipes for when you want a healthy, comforting meal on the table and don't have a lot of time to fuss with it. When it comes to using my slow cooker for large cuts of meat, I prefer to take the time to sear the meat. It adds another layer of flavor … [Read more...]

How To Cook Cube Steak

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Let's talk about Cube Steak. You might be asking: “What exactly is cube Steak?” I didn't know either, until recently, when I purchased a grass-fed meat bundle and wound up with almost 5 lbs of it. It is a cut of beef, usually from the top sirloin or top round, that is … [Read more...]

Paleo Pepper Steak

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Growing up, my brother and I always chose our "birthday dinner". My mom would give us free reign and we would inevitably chose either a pasta dish similar to this, Lemon Chicken, Steak with Mushrooms and Melted Cheese or Pepper Steak. This Paleo Pepper Steak is closely based … [Read more...]

Paleo Taco Dip {Dairy Free}

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We are having quite the taco moment in our house. My son is into tacos right now, I mean, like REALLY into them. He would happily eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner if we would let him. Not such a bad thing though because who doesn't love tacos in some form right? Enter … [Read more...]

Stuffed Cabbage {Prakas}

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Are you familiar with Prakas? Prakas is what my family has always called Stuffed Cabbage. It is an Eastern European dish that spans many ethnic cuisines and this version is based on my mom's traditional Jewish Stuffed Cabbage Recipe aka "Prakas". I was wondering a bit about … [Read more...]

Paleo Pot Roast

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Growing up, my grandmother (who lived with us) used to make a pot roast pretty often. It wasn’t anything to brag about, being essentially a dry piece of meat, some white potatoes, carrots, broth and liquid smoke. Not exactly the kind of food you long to recreate. Even after … [Read more...]

Thai Beef Basil Lettuce Wraps

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps from www.everydaymaven.com

It has been way too long since I posted a good Thai dish. I don't know about you, but I crave good Thai food at least once a week, if not more. Living in Seattle, it's not hard to find good Thai food (or Vietnamese Pho for that matter). I would almost go as far as to say, there … [Read more...]

Herbed Half + Half Burgers

Herbed Burger Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Last week one of my neighbors graciously left a bag of her garden goodies on our doorstep. I made this cauliflower, these Herbed Burgers and used the rest of the herbs the next morning in a baked egg casserole similar to this but with olives, greens and of course, herbs. These … [Read more...]

Economical {Paleo} Steak Chili

Paleo Steak Chili Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

It was only a matter of time. Paleo Chili needed to happen. Specifically, Paleo Steak Chili. If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you know that I have a mild obsession with soup (and yes, I have been making soups all summer, I’ve just not been posting … [Read more...]

Paleo Pesto Meatballs

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Meatballs are just plain old comfort food for me. Growing up we had spaghetti and meatballs at least once a week, it was always topped with a lot of Locatelli, accompanied by a big salad and sometimes even garlic bread. My grandmother used to make her meatballs first thing in … [Read more...]

Balsamic Marinade for Steak

Balsamic Marinade for Steak from www.everydaymaven.com

How often do you have strip steaks? For us, it's an occasional indulgence. Mostly because the quality of meat we buy is so expensive (pastured, organic and usually local) that it is cost prohibitive to enjoy frequently. Marx Foods, a local Seattle company that specializes in … [Read more...]

Truffle Salt Burgers

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If you follow me on Instagram, you may remember about a month or so ago, I posted a photo of this Truffle Salt. Now, if you are not familiar, this stuff is not cheap - it can range from $22 (on Amazon) to $25 or more at Whole Foods Market or other specialty and gourmet … [Read more...]

{Paleo} Beef Rendang

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The moment I saw this recipe in this months Saveur Magazine, I knew I would be making it. Not only it is Whole30 compliant but includes some of my favorite aromatics and spices. A couple of these ingredients can be hard to find so do your best. If you can't find fresh … [Read more...]

Cowboy Seasoning Rub {for Beef}

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My infatuation with Cowboy Seasoning Rub started about five years ago. There was this old-school neighborhood butcher shop in Westmont, NJ called The Butcher Bloc (which, unfortunately, has since closed) that was amazing. It was right down the street from the epic Severino Pasta, … [Read more...]

Bibimbap {Bee-Bim Bop! in Toddler}

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Have you ever had Bibimbap? If not, it is a Korean rice bowl with different vegetables, egg, some kind of meat or tofu, spices and kimchi. Sounds good, right? I happen to love this dish and hadn’t prepared it at home until a couple of weeks ago. I have always lived in big … [Read more...]

Beef Chow Fun

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Let's just get this out of the way - this dish is not technically Beef Chow Fun because I used a thinner rice noodle than Chow Fun Noodles. Other than that, the flavors are the same. Chow Fun Noodles are awesome! They are chewy and thick like pappardelle pasta (about 1/2" … [Read more...]

Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup

Beef and Mushroom Barley Soup from www.everydaymaven.com

Since we have already established that I clearly love soup and I have already posted two barley soup recipes (Mushroom Barley with Kale and Turkey Barley), it should come as no surprise to see yet another barley concoction! This time I am bringing you an old family favorite - … [Read more...]

Skinny Hamburgers

Skinny Hamburgers Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Four simple ingredients to make the juiciest and easiest Skinny Hamburgers you will ever try: excellent quality ground beef, shredded mushrooms, kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. When it comes to burgers, we like to keep it simple.  My philosophy is to get the best … [Read more...]

Sunday Suppers: Skinny Beef Stew

Weight Watchers Beef Stew Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Welcome to Sunday Suppers - a new feature on Everyday Maven! Sunday Suppers is where I will post recipes that are still wholesome and delicous but not quite "Everyday" recipes - they may need a bit more prep time, cooking time, or be a fabulous treat for a relaxing weekend … [Read more...]

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps from www.everydaymaven.com

Around here in the Fall, Saturday is Football, Sunday is Football and Monday nights... yeah, you guessed it.  As everyone knows, Football brings Football Food.  Now Football Food  is good as far as it goes, but its not usually the most health-conscious and certainly not the type … [Read more...]

Everyday Beef + Bean Chili

Quick Beef and Bean Chili

Chili is a popular meal in our house - we love to keep it in the freezer for an easy and healthy option.  So often, I come across Chili recipes that are too labor intensive and/or just have too much fat in them.  Creating a healthy and EASY Chili recipe has been on my radar for a … [Read more...]