Beef, It’s What’s For Lunch

by HEAB on April 7, 2011

You know those people who say they forget to eat or simply don’t have the time? I hate those people. Hehe, just kidding…sort of. I’ve never really understood the concept of not having to time to eat until Summer came along. Ah, those leisurely mornings of making pancakes or lunches that consisted of more than 2 ingredients. My, how things have changed. On days when we have no plans, I’m still able to spend time in the kitchen while Summer naps, but today we met up for tea with a friend and then went to yoga class. Once we got home, I changed & fed Summer and put her down for nap. By then, it was already 1:30, and my hopes of making a lovely lunch of channa masala quickly morphed into must get food into my belly NOW. So as is the norm around here lately, I kept it quick and simple.


The above lunch was delicious and chocked full of vitamins and minerals including potassium, manganese, copper, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, C, B6, & B12, and it only took about 10 minutes to prepare.


1 large sweet potato

1/4 lb. grass fed finished beef


Wash and pat dry sweet potato and puncture a few times with a fork.

Wrap potato in a paper towel and microwave 3 to 5 minutes. You want it about 3/4 of the way cooked through.

Chop sweet potato and add to skillet with the beef. Saute over medium high heat until meat and sweet potatoes are thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes*

*Do not check email while cooking as bottoms of sweet potato chunks will burn if you stop stirring. Oops.

Couldn’t be more easy. Couldn’t be more delicious…well yes it could. I bet it would have tasted even better with a little dollop of butter, peanut butter, or tahini. Do not fear the nut butter/beef combo my friends. Trust me, it’s good, and speaking of weird nut butter combos, the winner of my Eden Nuts giveaway is…

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Congrats Dawn! Please email me with your address. I was amazed by how many of you recommended pickles + nut butter. Even I’m not too sure about that one, but I promise to try it.

Chris came home early from work, and we’re about to take Summer for an early evening stroll. But first, I have a request if you don’t mind. I would love it if you guys would vote for my friend Justine’s photo. Thank you!!!