Brisket: The Better Way to Beef

Brisket: The Better Way to Beef

Ok folks. We have to talk about Brisket. Here’s what I love about the “Ugly Duckling” of the Beef family:

  1. It’s the cheapest cut of grass-fed beef you can buy. 
  2. It comes in a giant slab of righteousness
  3. You can make enough food to feed a large family (or in our case, 2 adults for about a week)
  4. It’s crazy delicious with minimal effort. 

This dish may not look pretty, but my man took it to lunch on Monday, and it smelled so good that his co-workers were asking about it all week long. Not exaggerating. 

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The day I failed at food prep

The day I failed at food prep

So I totally dropped the ball on food prep this week. I don't even know why. I had plenty of time on Saturday and Sunday, but instead of getting cooking done for the week, I read, colored in my anatomy coloring book, got lost in facebooklandia, and read books. Yes, BOOKS plural--one audio and one hardcover. 

Perfectionist Hannah would have had a lot of mean things to say about these choices, but Current Hannah was like, "Ok, what now?" 

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Chocolate Chili

Chocolate Chili

Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a chocoholic.

Actually, let me amend that: I am of the opinion that chocolate is a food group. And yes, I am also a nutrition coach. If you share this belief, and revel in the glory of the Cocoa Bean, then this chili is for you, my friend. I made a double batch this week because grass fed beef was on sale at my local market (shout out to Farmer Joe’s in Oakland’s Dimond district!), and also because leftovers are the best way to give gifts to your future self. 

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