Chimichurri Steak

Marinade for Steak (skirt steak or flank steak )

1/2 tsp ground cumin

4 cloves garlic crushed

3 TBSP lime juice

1/4 cup organic olive oil

1 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper

2 TBSP fresh chopped cilantro

1 TBSP organic sugar

combine ingredients in glass dish.  Thoroughly coat meat, cover and marinate in fridge for 24 hours


Chimichurri Sauce

1 cup fresh cilantro leaves

1 cup fresh parsley leaves

2 TBSP dried Greek Oregano

1 TBSP fresh lemon jiuce

1/2 cup organic olive oil

3 TBSP Red Wine Vinegar

1.5 tsp sea salt

6-7 cloves garlic

1/4 cup red onion

1/4 tsp fresh pepper


In a food processor (using serpentine blade)

  1.  Chop Garlic (by pulsing)
  2. Slowly add remaining ingredients and pulse, so that the ingredients stay chunky and do not get pureed

You can also finely chop all the ingredients by hand and combine

(Can be stored in fridge for up to 2 weeks)


Grill steak 3-4 minutes each side so it is medium to Medium Rare.  Serve with chimichurri sauce




Karen Redmond received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree of Science in Health and Fitness Promotion from Marymount University. She has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She is a Master CHEK Practitioner and Holistic Health and Lifestyle Coach. Currently she is studying with Guy Voyer, D.O. studying Osteopathy in the Soma Training and Soma Therapy and ELDOA Programs. Karen is the owner of North Shore Smart Bodies located in Northbrook, Illinois. Specializing in corrective exercise, holistic lifestyle and nutrition coaching, she sees a wide range of clients including those with orthopedic injuries and back pain. Karen enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes of all levels and all distances. She does blood lactate threshold testing, gait analysis and a musculoskeletal evaluation on all clients. Karen then develops a customized program with myofascial stretching, ELDOAS, stability and strength training. She also works with pre/post natal clients, golfers and other athletes. Karen is a competitive runner and enjoys racing distances from 5k to half marathons.

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