1 Tbsp coconut oil
½ cup chopped onions
2 med garlic cloves, minced
1 ½ cups chopped celery
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 ½ lb ground grass-fed beef
1 (12 oz) can organic kidney beans, drained
2 tsp thyme leaves
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp sea salt
1 8 oz can tomatoes (with no added sugar)
1 12 oz jar salsa (homemade or all-natural)

In large skillet on medium to high heat, melt oil and sauté onions, garlic, celery, and pepper until onion is translucent, 3-4 minutes.
Add ground meat, thyme, chili powder, and cumin, and cook, stirring frequently, for 5-6 min.
Pour salt, kidney beans, tomatoes, and salsa into pot. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.

Serve warm with organic sour cream, organic plain yogurt, or shredded raw jack or cheddar cheese on top.

Serves 4.

About the author Tracy is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian in the South Florida area. She is the lead consultant and President of tmihealth. Tracy works with clients in her Wellington office and nation-wide via phone and skype consultation options with programs specializing in Nutrition and Detoxification. You can also find her on Facebook and Google+