Whole 30: Days 19 – 21

Meal Summary

 

Day 19

Breakfast: Boiled Egg, Lara Bar

Lunch: Turkey Burger, Leftover Lemon Green Beans

Snacks: Carrot Sticks, Dried Peaches

Dinner: Brisket, Roasted Cauliflower, Sautéed Greens & Onions

 

Day 20

Breakfast: Boiled Egg, Lara Bar

Lunch: Turkey Burger, Carrot Sticks

Snacks: Raisins, Pear

Dinner: Apple Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts

Dessert: Peach Cobbler (This was Whole 30 compliant, but still taboo/ kind of a let down… just needed a dessert like item for election day watch party)

 

Day 21

Breakfast: Boiled Egg, Lara Bar

Lunch: Grilled Chicken, Veggie and Raisin Salad

Snack: Raisins, Banana Chips (not homemade this time), Cauliflower

Dinner: Apple & Tomato Salad, Shrimp & Zoodles!

Late Night Snack: Banana

 

Thoughts

 

Honestly, I don’t know what I would do without a companion who’s competent in the kitchen. After I volunteered to make tuna steaks for dinner, left work late, and then meandered around Publix for nearly an hour (never go without a list)— on day 19 I arrived home to the smell of brisket nearly ready to serve. As you can see, not only has Jonathon been a trooper these last two weeks, he’s really the one carrying the team!

S A V O R Y   B E E F   B R I S K E T

Ingredients

3.5 – 4 Pounds beef brisket

2 Tablespoons chili powder

1 1/2 Tablespoon salt

1 Tablespoon black pepper

2 Teaspoon garlic powder

2 Teaspoon onion powder

1 Tablespoon mustard powder

64 Ounce beef stock

Process

  1. In a small bowl, mix chili powder, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, mustard powder. Use this as the rub for the Brisket.

2. Put the brisket in a semi deep pan, uncovered at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

3. Remove the pan from the oven and lower the temperature to 300 degrees. Add enough beef stock to cover 1/2 inch of brisket ( I recommend Kitchen Basics but no matter what you use, check your ingredients). Cover your pan and put it back in the oven for 3 hours.

4. Let the beef rest for 10 minutes before cutting. On top of a cutting board, slice each piece against the grain.

 

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