Paleo Lifestyle

Inside Out Bacon Cheeseburgers

Happy Tuesday to you.  It has started to feel like Fall in Northeast Ohio.  I’m not complaining–just stating a fact.  Before I share a simple recipe I want to Mauri-1take a minute to thank all of you.  I have reached my goal weight of 115 pounds.  I feel like you are my accountability partners.  I have shared recipes with you and kept you updated as I converted to the Paleo lifestyle.  I have to tell you, I feel great.  I am eating wonderful food and I am certainly not starving.  My sister Fredda is going to start the Paleo lifestyle on August 18th.  Is there anyone else that might like to start at the same time and share your progress with her?  Let me know.  I will be happy to coordinate that.  Also, I am not going anywhere.  I am staying on the Paleo plan.  Keep reading my blog  I will keep you posted on how this works for the long haul.

Inside Out Bacon Cheeseburgers

2 pounds of Extra Lean Ground BeefInside out Bacon Cheeseburgers 2
8 Strips of Bacon, fried crisp.
6 slices of Mozzarella cheese (or a good melting cheese of your choice)
salt and pepper to taste

Make 12 very flat patties out of the Ground Beef. Put the cheese on the thin patty.  Divide the cooked bacon and place on the cheese.  Place another patty on top of the bacon and pinch around the edges to enclose the bacon and cheese and to make one patty out of the 2 patties. Continue this process until you have 6 patties. Season the patties with salt and pepper.  Put the burgers on the grill.   Cook for 2 minutes and flip. Cook the burgers for approximately 15 minutes flipping frequently.  Who says you need buns for a great burger?  Top with dill pickles, onions, tomatoes, peppers, the choices are endless.  The results are delicious and you can heat up the leftovers for lunch.

Until next time…From our Butcher Block to your Table.Inside out Bacon Cheeseburger 4

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Paleo Lifestyle Pulled Pork

You really can’t beat pulled pork in the fall.  If you adhere to a Paleo lifestyle you will eat yours without a bun; However, the pulled pork is the star and you won’t even miss the bread.  Fresh pork loins are available at your local meat market.

 

Paleo Friendly Pulled Pork

8 to 10 pounds of fresh untrimmed pork butt
3 TBLS Sherman Provision Smokey Barbeque Rub

Paleo Friendly Barbeque Sauce
1 can of tomato puree (28 oz.)
1/4 cup of pure Maple Syrup
1 teaspoon of mustard

Mix together the Barbeque sauce ingredients.  In a small sauce pan heat and cook the Barbeque sauce ingredients.  Simmer for approximately 45 minutes stirring occasionally.

Step 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees (or use a slow cooker on high) Rub the pork butts with Sherman Provision Smokey Barbeque Rub Place the pork butts in a roaster pan with a lid (or the slow cooker) Cook for 9 to 10 hours. (pork will be fork tender) Allow meat to cool and remove from the bone
Step 2 Reduce oven to 225 degrees (or slow cooker to low) Put the meat back in the pan (or the slow cooker) Pour Paleo Lifestyle Barbeque Sauce over the meat. Shred the pork with a fork and cook an additional 1 to 2 hours

 

Until next time…From our Butcher Block to your Table.

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