Category Archives: Beef

Grilling time! 9/7/20

It is Labor Day! We have managed to get through almost the whole summer without seeing anyone except our immediate family and the checkers at the grocery store. Luckily I Zoom with my sisters in Florida once a week and … Continue reading

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Hamburgers. 8/29/20

This is the first actual hamburger I have eaten in 11.5 months. Yes, I have had a couple of very low fat burgers on pita or a diet bread product a couple of times but there is really no comparison. … Continue reading

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Flank steak, broccoli salad, corn on the cob. 8/11/20

John and I used to enjoy wine with dinner most nights but since we have been on our weight loss regime for the last 11 months we have limited ourselves to a very occasional glass. So anytime we are having … Continue reading

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Grilling with the family. 8/9/20

Today we had a typical pandemic Sunday lunch on our patio with our kids. After we finished playing tennis and everyone got cleaned up our son helped me make a Thai inspired tomato and cucumber salad. He did a lot … Continue reading

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Steak salad with grilled cauliflower. 6/30/20

Tonight we used up part of the leftover flank steak from Sunday. I fixed a hearty greens salad and laid the strips of meat over it. I sliced up the one remaining roasted beet I had and dressed the plate … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch with our kids. 6/28/20

Over the past several weeks our son has been joining us for some tennis playing (non-competitive) and lunch (also non-competitive.) At first we just had burgers and salads but this week I decided to change things up.  John and I … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 6/2/20

Usually you would not think of having beef stew in the summer but we had a piece of beef chuck in the freezer that needed using and John was in a beefy mood. We decided to do the cooking in … Continue reading

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Rotini with mushroom/meat sauce. 5/13/20

Just looking at this bowl of pasta makes me happy! Even though I only allowed myself two ounces of pasta and two ounces of meat, the small pieces of mushroom mimicked the meat, and the sauce was plentiful and delicious. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 4/27/20

Take your favorite beef stew recipe. Set the Instant Pot on sauté and brown your meat. We used half of a chuck steak. Add your vegetables, add liquid, and herbs and seasoning. Change the setting to pressure cook and the … Continue reading

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🐂 Instant Pot beef stew 4/1/20

We are using up meat that has been in the freezer for more than 6 months. I think that these boneless beef short ribs are the last ones. Making a beef stew in the Instant Pot is really easy and … Continue reading

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