Recent Articles

Learn Valuable Information from Contributing Sources

Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes Kosher salt, to taste 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons water 1 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces 6 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tbsp fresh ginger 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice fresh black pepper, to taste   Directions Lightly season the chicken with salt. In a small bowl, combine chicken broth and soy sauce. In a second small bowl combine the cornstarch and water and mix well to combine. Heat a large non-stick wok over medium-high heat, when hot add 1...

read more

Slow Cooker Beef Broccoli

Another example of a delicious "U" meal. Ingredients 1 lb. boneless, grass fed beef chuck roast, sliced into thin strips 1 cup organic beef bone broth ½ cup soy sauce ⅓ cup Swerve confectioners 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 TBS fresh ginger, grated 4 TBS sauce (from the crockpot after dish is cooked) Celtic sea salt and pepper to taste 1 cup frozen organic broccoli flowerettes 3 cups cauliflower rice Directions In the insert of the slow cooker, whisk together beef consume, soy sauce, natural sweetener, garlic and ginger. Gently place your slices of beef in the liquid and toss to coat. Turn...

read more

Keeping Your Thyroid Healthy

Our thyroid delivers iodine to the rest of our body and Iodine is essential for mitochondrial function, in other words the power plants of our cells need iodine to function properly.  We have two primary thyroid hormones triiodothyronine T3, and thyroxine T4, which are created from Iodine and tyrosine.  The word Iodine is derived from the Greek participle  ἰώδης which means "violet-coloured". The word tyrosine is derived from the Greek word tyros, meaning cheese. The most common cause of hypothyroidism, aka underactive thyroid, is iodine deficiency. According to the World Health...

read more

Healthy Flank Steak Recipe

Flank Steak with Asparagus and Red Pepper Ingredients 3 tbsp grass fed butter 1/2 lb asparagus- cut into 1.5 inch lengths 1 lbs of flank steak, cut lengthwise into strips 1 bell pepper, cut into strips 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp chopped ginger 1 small clove of garlic, minced 1 green onion tops, chopped 1/2 tsp chili oil Directions Blanch the asparagus: Fill a medium sized saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil. Blanch the cut asparagus for 2 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water to stop the cooking, and set aside. Assemble stir fry sauce: In a small dish, stir together the stir fry...

read more

Asian Beef Pot Roast

Asian Beef Pot Roast Ingredients 1 boneless chuck roast (4-5 lbs) 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 tsp orange extract 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 cup water 1 Tbsp orange zest 1 tsp apple cider vinegar Recommended garnish options: Shredded red cabbage butter lettuce leaves chopped cilantro fresh orange zest chopped scallions For the Sriracha orange sauce: 1 tsp Sriracha hot sauce 1/2 tsp fresh orange zest Directions Combine the whole chuck roast, garlic, ginger, orange extract, fish sauce, sweetener, red pepper flakes, and water in your Instant Pot....

read more

California Burger Bowl Recipe

Good things do come from California. Check out this yummy Californian Burger. Healthy and great tasting dinner! California Burger Bowl Ingredients 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil 1/3 c. balsamic vinegar (Tessemae’s) 3 tbsp. mustard 1 clove garlic, minced Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper For the burger 1 lb. Fresh ground beef 1 tsp. soy sauce 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 package butterhead lettuce 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/4" rounds 1 avocado, sliced Directions Make dressing: In a medium bowl, whisk together dressing...

read more

Grilled Ribeye

4th of July is almost here so try this delicious dish while enjoying the fireworks! GRILLED RIBEYE WITH CHIMCHURRI Ingredients 1 lb thin ribeye steaks, fat trimmed Salt and pepper 1/2 cup parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil 3 tbsp lemon juice 1 garlic clove 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 tbsp olive oil Directions Season with the steaks with salt and pepper. Let rest for 10 minutes while you make the chimichurri. Pulse together the parsley, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper flakes, red wine vinegar, and olive oil in a food processor. Heat your grill over medium high heat. Cook...

read more

Daily Goals

Instead of only creating larger, long term goals… Create a goal that you can do daily to help move you forward little-by-little to meet your end. #betterUtoday

read more

Asian Beef Lettuce Wrap Recipe

Here is a great tasting, Better U approved recipe. Try it out! Asian beef lettuce wraps Ingredients 12 leaves lettuce (iceberg, romaine, Boston or green leaf) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1 lb. ground beef 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1-2 Tbsp. chili powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 4 green onions, chopped Directions Gently rinse lettuce leaves and pat dry, careful not to tear them. Set aside. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add bell pepper...

read more

5 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas Under 300 Calories

We’ve all heard it before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! While this true, the ingredients and the nutrients you put together are what really makes breakfast so important. If you really want to make this the most important meal of the day, it’s time to start adding some protein, about 15 grams early in the day is ideal. Putting an emphasis on protein early in your day will help keep hunger at bay and you’ll stay sharp, awake, and ready for the day ahead of you! Let’s begin checking out our favorite high-protein breakfasts under 300 calories! Cinnamon Roll Smoothie from The...

read more