This low-carb meal will help keep your insulin in check, cortisol and triglyceride levels down, your hormones from fluctuating, and continue your fat burning from the night before. Throughout the night your body has been fasting. In this fast you are in a ketogenic state, and your body is all ready metabolizing the fat stores for energy. When you add in carbs, this stops the process from occurring. Remember protein in the morning helps burn fat! Protein is the most satiating macronutrient food according to the sensors in your stomach followed by fat. This meal will give you lasting energy to get you through your morning, without the added cravings. Sugar cravings means you are not satisfied and haven’t had enough protein!
1 lb ground beef
1 medium shallot (chopped)
3 cloves of garlic (pressed and chopped)
1/2 Cup Walnuts
2 Tablespoons of Sesame Seeds
Handful of fresh Basil leaves.
1 medium tomato, cut into wedges.
2 lemon wedges
3 tablespoons of Ghee/ Butter/ Lard
Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
2 large servings
Brown ground beef in pan, If using a lean meat you may need some fat to keep the meat from sticking to the pan. Once browned add in your cooking fat of choice, garlic, shallots, pepper and salt to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes on medium low heat.
Add in Walnuts, sesame seeds, basil leaves and tomato wedges, cook for a minute or two to soften and moisten the tomatoes and basil.
Squeeze lemon wedges onto mixture, remove from heat and chow.