Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Lunch Box Chronicles: Day One-Hundred and Four (Meatloaf with Spelt Right Bread Crumbs)

Life is very hectic in our world.  But, I shouldn't complain because it is all self imposed.  People say to me, "I don't know how you do it all."  I respond with a shrug and simply that I don't do it all.  I have great partners in this venture - my spouse being one.  Also, we are pretty good at throwing together quick meals and the kids do pitch in.   Here is a meal based upon some left overs and a little creativity.  Meatloaf with spelt stuffing. 

Ingredients:  One pound ground beef (we prefer local grass fed), one onion chopped finely, 2 eggs, 1 cup of bread crumbs (we made by food processing non-seeded Spelt Right bagels that were a few  days old and then baking them in 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes), minced garlic, salt and pepper to taste.   Mix all ingredients together.   Press into small oven proof dish that has been lightly covered with olive oil.   Cut meat loaf in triangles.  Drizzle with oil or pat with real butter.  Bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes.

Serve with applesauce and salad or side of your choice.

Rating: EVERYONE gave it a two thumbs up!


  1. I was a non red meet eater for nearly 35 years until I discovered that I have a significant iron deficiency which needs to be treated not only with injections and supplementation, but also diet change to include red meat. I am sorry my mammal friends, but I am a survivor. I bless and thank each and every one of you when I take a bite, and I ask my god to forgive me, but my body is in need of the iron... I eat only small amounts, but the taste can't be duplicated. Meatloaf - especially a locally raised, grass fed, spelt version is quite good. For you non-vegetarians, enjoy!