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.
Caitlin Weeks’ Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian, Vegan, Nut-Free Chocolate Mint Popsicles Recipe from CarbSmart Grain-Free, Sugar-Free Living Cookbook. This recipe uses real mint, which gives a refreshing taste as well as antioxidant benefits. Mint is well-known for stimulating digestion, calming coughs and even soothing headaches.
Caitlin Weeks’s Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegetarian, Easy Dairy-Free Coconut Custard Pie recipe from CarbSmart Grain-Free, Sugar-Free Living Cookbook. “My Grandma makes a coconut pie in her blender with regular flour and it was always my favorite. I recreated her recipe using gluten-free and Paleo ingredients. I am crazy about coconut and I hope you like it too!”