Category: Recipes: Beef

Mini Turkey Pizza Meatloaves with Freezer Tips

Whenever I check out recipes online my mind is always thinking….Hmmmm would that recipe work if I made a double batch and froze half? I don’t set out to be the freezer queen when it comes to meals but having something already made is a huge time saver when it comes to both preparing the meal and cooking it. Meatloaf is one of those foods that always freezes well. I already have a recipe that […] read more

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

There are some things that I know my family eats on a regular basis. When I go to prepare a meal, instead of just making enough for that dish, I often prepare extra and freeze it. Seasoned ground beef for tacos is one of those foods that I always double or triple the amount that I make. While I can eat tacos on a regular basis sometimes it’s nice to make something different. I had […] read more

Easy Crock Pot Steak Pot Roast

As I’ve mentioned in my Time Saving Tuesday post, making a meal in the crock pot saves more than time. It also saves money (no expensive take out or convenience foods) and is healthier (you control the salt, fat, calorie, carb, etc content). This Steak Pot Roast is a favorite. While the recipe calls for potatoes and carrots I’ve used various types of squash, frozen vegetable mixes (broccoli, cauliflower, string beans, etc) and just about […] read more

How To Render Beef Fat or Tallow

I’m sure that many WLSers might be wondering what in the world would I be doing posting about rendering (cleaning) your own beef fat. Aren’t we suppose to be cutting out all possible sources of fat in our diets because it’s bad? Isn’t beef fat really bad for you because it’s saturated fat? What the heck is saturated fat anyways? Which fats are saturated? Is your head going to explode yet from all these questions? […] read more

How To Save Money On Beef Stew Meat

After WLS you are told to focus on protein first. While there are varying amounts of protein in other foods usually the main source for most people is meat. If you purchase any type of meat the one thing you’ve probably noticed is prices are rising. Because I’m trying to stay within a budget I tend to look for ways to save money especially on items that are increasing in price. The one thing I’ve […] read more

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