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Curried Beef Stew

This Curried Beef Stew is based on GLICO curry paste.  Use the 110 or 220 gram package depending on the amount of meat you have on hand.  Simply sear Beef cubes that have been dredged in seasoned Flour.  Then place it in a crock pot.  Saute vegetables, add GLICO, plus other curry seasonings on hand and deglaze the pan with a bit of stock.  Add a can of Coconut Milk to your mixture and pour over the Beef. Several hours later you’ve got tender morsels of comfort food.  Serve over Chinese Pilaf and garnish with Cilantro.

For chicken, you can sear or broil pieces with or without the skin. Simmer the stew in a frying pan or dutch oven for 30 minutes or until tender.

Note:  Full fat Coconut Milk is good for you, but can always use low fat versions.  Another option is to place cans of Coconut Milk in the fridge ahead of time.  You can reserve the creamy fat that rises to the top for New Roots Herbal’s Salted Caramel Frosted Brownies and use the de-fatted liquid for your stew.  Voila !


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Gluten-Free Asian Beef Burger with Tomato-Garlic Jam

This Gluten-Free Asian Beef Burger with Tomato-Garlic Jam uses Chinese Five Spice.  It’s not sweet like the Korean BBQ Burgers but you can use that recipe’s condiments (Miso Mayo and Pickled Radishes) to dress up your buns.


Korean BBQ Hamburgers with Pickled Radishes and Miso Mayonnaise

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Korean BBQ Hamburgers with Pickled Radishes and Miso Mayonnaise

Korean BBQ Hamburgers with Pickled Radishes and Miso Mayonnaise

Tired of the same old, same old hamburger ?  This Korean version has unique flavor combinations with sour pickled veggies and salty-sweet-spicy Miso Mayonnaise. Try this Panning the Globe Cooking Light 2007 recipe link or Korean BBQ Hamburgers with Pickled Radishes and Miso Mayonnaise (PDF)

I love burgers and have them for lunch whenever there aren’t any leftovers to eat. When I’m in a hurry, I grab a grass-fed beef patty from the freezer, quickly sear with some sliced onions and mushrooms.  I split a GF Potato HB Bun (from the Healthy Monkey) and dress with Nutiva Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Chipotle Dressing*, Miso Mayo* and Dalla Terra Mediterranean Antipasto.  Pop it in the oven until warm and crispy. Place the patty and sauteed vegetables on the bun, garnish with sliced avocado.  My version of a Triple-O burger.

*For quick plating, I pour the homemade condiments in a squeeze bottle.