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Organic Meatloaf Recipe


Another great comfort food made healthy!  Growing up I would ask my mom “What’s for dinner mom?” and when she replied “meatloaf!”  I loved meatloaf and couldn’t wait until dinner time!  For this recipe, I have replaced the breadcrumbs with quinoa.

A lot of people refer to quinoa as a grain, but technically quinoa is not a true grain, but is the seed of the Chenopodium or Goosefoot plant. It is used as a grain and substituted for grains because of it’s cooking characteristics. The name comes from the Greek words, chen (a goose) and pous (a foot). This is due to a resemblance of the leaves of the plant to the webbed foot of a goose. The leaves are lobed or toothed and often triangular in shape. The succulent like plant grows from 4 to 6 feet high and has many angular branches. The flower heads are branched and when in seed looks much like millet, with large clusters of seeds at the end of a stalk. The plant will grow in a variety of conditions but favors a cool, arid climate and higher elevations. Beets, spinach, Swiss chard, and lamb’s quarters are all relatives of quinoa.

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So why not try some home cooking and break out this wonderful meatloaf recipe!  A special note for this recipe.  My family loves our meatloaf extra saucy!  So if you like your meatloaf extra saucy, double the recipe for the sauce.  I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my family does!  Bon Appétit!


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Organic Meatloaf Recipe
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Nutrition Info: Calories: 275.6 Fat: 16.3g Carbohydrates: 8.3g Protein: 24.0g
Serves: 8 pieces
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pound grass fed ground beef
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tsp unrefined sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 1 small onion finley diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ½ cup raw milk or coconut milk, see recipe
  • Sauce:
  • 3 oz organic tomato paste
  • 1½ tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ⅛ tsp unrefined sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix until well blended.
  3. Place meatloaf into a loaf pan and pour the sauce on top (we like a lot of sauce on our meatloaf so I double the sauce recipe).
  4. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes
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Serving size: 1 piece


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  1. Christen Chandler says:

    How about macaroni and cheese?!!?!!

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