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Easy baked meatballs

1 lb. grass-fed ground beef (or ground meat of choice—pork or lamb would be great, too)
1 egg
1/3 cup diced onion
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. basil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
Coconut oil (or fat of choice), for frying the onion


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with tinfoil and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, egg, nutritional yeast, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper and set aside.
  • In a small pan over medium heat, melt coconut oil (or fat of choice) and fry onion until soft and golden brown.
  • Add onion to ground beef mixture and mix to combine.
  • Use your hands to roll beef mixture into 12 golf ball-size balls and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and flip halfway through.
  • Serve with tomato sauce and zucchini noodles.

Makes 12 meatballs.

About the author

Jaime Alonso, Certified Health Coach

I received my initial training and certification as a wellness coach at Spencer Institute. I then continued my training as a health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge health coach training program. During my training, I studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovating coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. My teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, director of The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willet, chair of nutrition at Harvard University; Geenan Roth, best-selling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.

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