Kids are funny! They’ll scarf down a meal at the dinner table, even ask for seconds or THIRDS, but tell them what’s in it and all of a sudden they act like I just killed the cat! I remember secretly hiding chopped spinach in some salisbury steak one night and both of my boys DEVOURED them….like three helpings each. As my son rubs his belly and licks his lips, he spots a brownish-green smidge of something in his last remaining bite. He yelled, “MOM!!! What did you put in the meat?” After I told him what it was, he then proceeded to proclaim that I ruined the dinner…so gross! HUH?! You just ate THREE servings, silly boy!
My kids are also not huge meatloaf eaters. Really? It’s like a hamburger in a loaf pan! What’s the big deal??? Well, never fear, boys. I’ll fool you yet! I’ll take that same recipe, roll them into balls and voila! A dish you both can’t help but laugh at when I say we are eating balls for dinner (omg…are you guys two?!)
2 lbs. grass fed ground beef
1/3 cup ground almond flour
2 Tbsp. BEST BURGER SEASONING
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup onion, diced
Mix all ingredients together in bowl and form into ball-shaped patties. Place on cookie sheet. Bake on 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove from oven, add dollop of ketchup (for Whole30 approved, use ketchup recipe found in Whole30 book)…I prefer True Made Foods Ketchup that is made from real ingredients when not on the Whole30 plan. Cook for additional 5 minutes.