The number one rule of great steak is “Start with great meat.” What defines great meat? Is it grass‑fed, is it local, is it natural, is it grain finished? Yes. But, let your pocket‑book and monthly food budget answer that question. And even disregarding the 3 USDA meat grades: prime (prime‑aged), choice, and select, I maintain great meat (aka great steak) is available across all grades and in all budgets.
Maître d’ Hotel Butter, otherwise known as Compound Butter or Chef Butter, are all names for a blend of butter and herbs served with meats and seafood. Make ½‑1 pound at a time, then wrap in parchment paper logs and freeze in zip lock bags until you need it next! This low carb topping will go perfect with your low carb great steaks this summer.
Why not make a Valentine’s Day meal the whole family will enjoy, that’s stealthily low carb and wholly delicious? We played a little fast and loose with our budget this month because of the special occasion–going beyond it a bit to add a decadent low carb dessert. Delicious recipes include Low Carb Lemon Chicken & Low Carb Mini Cheesecakes.
CarbSmart’s Budget Low Carb is pleased to bring you one soup–three ways. Join us in learning how to make bone broth soup, a natural gelatin-filled, liquid elixir. We’ll also make Quick Faux Pho made with gorgeous white meat and shirataki noodles, as well as Italian Chicken Vegetable soup jam-packed with fresh veggies and home-style Italian flavor.