Grassfed Beef Pot Roast

Preheat oven to 300 degrees

4-5 pound chuck roast or bottom round roast

3-4 carrots peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks

1 small red onion cut into pieces

10-12 oz green beans

1 small turnip peeled and cut into chunkcs

5-6 small red potatoes, cleaned and cut in half (can also use sweet potatoes

2-3 cups beef broth

5-6 garlic cloves crushed


2 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1/8 cup fresh thyme

2 tbsp parsley

2 tsp Sweet Hungarian Paprika

1/4 cup olive oil

1  1/2 TBSP potato starch mixed with 1/4  cup cold water (whisk together)


Place olive oil  in Dutch Oven heat oil and then brown all sides of the roast.  Remove roast and cover with seasonings.  Add Garlic, beef broth and remaining seasonings.  Bring to boil.  reduce heat and whisk in potato starch and water mixture until it slightly thickens.


Add roast to liquid, cover and place in oven.  Cook for 2 hours

Remove and add vegetables and continue cooking for 90 minutes




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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