Hello hello! It’s been one heck of a July! Sorry we’ve been MIA but have no fear, we’re still here! As I mentioned in my instagram post yesterday, I’ve been struggling lately with balancing my work, teaching, training, and home life. I’ve vowed to stop using the word busy (thanks to this FedandFit podcast). I have a full and wonderful life and sometimes I forget to make time for the stuff that I love. As funny as that may sound, it’s easy to get drowned in the normal day to day stuff and forget about the stuff that is really important to you. For me, that changes from time to time. Sometimes, my training slides, other times my nutrition and sometimes, I run myself down when I don’t give myself enough down time. It’s times like these I like to sit down, reflect and re-align my goals.
Recently, I bought the book, The Life Changing Magic of Tiding Up. After seeing it on Diane Sanfilippo’s Balanced Bites, I decided to give it a try! I’m about half way through it and it’s already giving me positive energy to make changes in my life. I can’t wait to see how I feel once I actually start tidying!
Anyway, on to the important stuff, FOOD. While I’ve had my sights on a spiralizer for some time, my budget has been pretty tight and I just haven’t been able to afford it. Instead, a few weeks ago I bought the Veggetti. While it requires a little more muscle, my zoodles turned out great! Enough about the zoodles though, the main star is the meat sauce! While I paired it with the zoodles this time, it’s perfect on it’s own or on any other type of noodle! I hope you enjoy this tasty and delicious meat sauce! I hope you enjoy it as much as I’ve been!
- For the meat sauce;
- 1# grass-fed ground beef
- 1/2 yellow onion, diced
- 1 yellow pepper, diced
- 1 can crushed tomatoes
- 3 tsp ghee
- 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
- For the zoodles;
- check out Danielle Walker's blog for her how to on cooking the zucchini noodles!
- Start off by melting the ghee in a large pan over medium-high heat.
- Add the onions and garlic to the pan and cook until onions are translucent.
- Next, add the yellow pepper to the pan until it softens a bit.
- Once the veggies have cooked a bit, add the meat, and stir it up with the veggies.
- Cook the meat until it has browned.
- Finally, add the crushed tomatoes. Cover and cook for another 10 mins.
- Enjoy over noodles or eat by itself!