Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

**Use all organic ingredients

1 ¼ lbs of grass fed ground beef or bison

1 small zucchini chopped into very small pieces

1 small red onion chopped into very small pieces

¼ to ½ cup organic corn (optional)

4 cloves garlic minced

1 can organic tomato sauce

1 can organic fire roasted tomatoes (drain liquid)

4 large bell peppers (varying colors). Slice in half and clean out core and seeds.

 

2 tsp Broken Greek Oregano

1 tsp basil

Fresh ground pepper

½ tsp sea salt

 

Sautee the zucchini, onion, garlic, tomatoes with a little bit of butter and remove from pan

 

Brown the beef and drain the excess liquid. Mix in the vegetables, seasonings and ½ can of tomato sauce. Cook on low for 2 to 3 minutes.

 

Scoop mixture and pack into the bell pepper halves. Place in glass , porcelain or stainless steel 9 x 13 pan. Spoon the remaining tomato sauce on top of the peppers. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes.

 

Can top with shredded cheese for last 5 minutes (optional)

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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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