Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Easy Meatloaf (O)


¼ tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp chili powder
½ tsp dried thyme
¼ onion, chopped
½ carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
2 whole garlic cloves
¼ red bell pepper
16 oz ground beef
¾ tsp salt
½ egg, whisked

• Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
• Mix together the cayenne pepper, chili powder and thyme. Place this mixture into a large bowl.
• Combine the onion, carrot, garlic and red pepper in a food processor bowl and pulse until the mixture is finely chopped, but not pureed.
• Combine the vegetable mixture and ground beef with the spice mixture.
• Season with salt.
• Add the egg and combine thoroughly.
• Pack the meat into a loaf pan and cook for about an hour or until meat is thoroughly cooked.

For B types, you can add ¼ cup of oatmeal, ground finely, to the mixture for a “fluffier” meatloaf.
Saute some spinach packed with anti-oxidants in a little bit of olive oil and fresh garlic for a side dish.

To really complete your meal, grill some organic pineapple. The bromelain, which are enzymes in the pineapple, naturally aid in the digestion of proteins! Not only will you feel less bloated after your meal, it will help with indigestion amongst other things.

(And one more thing, since you are allowed one cheat meal per week, try this delicious, tangy bbq glaze to bring the taste up a notch.) The sweet and sour flavor of this glaze is in a category of its own!

¼ c bbq sauce (we recommend Annie’s Naturals Organic Bbq Sauce)
½ tsp ground cumin
¾ tsp Worcestershire sauce
Dash hot pepper sauce
1 ½ tsp honey

Mix all the ingredients together and brush the glaze onto the meatloaf after it has been cooking for about 10 minutes.
This recipe has been altered from Alton Brown’s “Good Eats Meatloaf” recipe to accomodate type Os and As.


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