Garden Meatballs

Today I have another super healthy one for you. This is 100% Paleo friendly, so it's a meal for everyone! When I made these, I made enough to take some to work for lunch everyday. These are so beyond easy and you can do so many variations. I went with zucchini and spinach because that's what I had on hand, but you can add peppers, basil, celery (barf!), mushrooms (barf!) and even carrots! Any veggies you love!

What you need:
2 pounds of grass fed beef
2 zucchini's
some baby spinach
some onion
lots of garlic
1 cup almond meal
3 eggs
dried thyme
dried parsley
garlic powder

What you do: Oh man this is easy....

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Chop up all your veggies very small, set aside
  • Mix all the dried ingredients in a small bowl (almond meal and seasonings)
  • Whisk the eggs in a small bowl
  • With the beef in a large bowl, dump all the other ingredients in and mix it all up with your hands. Don't be afraid to get dirty, that's what soap and water is for. 
  • Mix it enough so that everything is basically mixed evenly, but don't over mix because it will make the meat tough when it cooks. 
  • Grease a pan
  • MAKE MEATBALLS! About 1 1/2 inch in diameter and lay them on the pan and put them in the oven for about 20 - 25 minutes. 

When I made these, I don't think I had any intention of posting them. So, this is the only picture I've got.

You can enjoy these alone as a snack, or make a meal out of them with your favorite tomato sauce over some spaghetti squash. 



  1. Those look amazing. Billy wants to do Paleo but I'm just like I want a taco.

  2. Yum! Our battle at home is meat for him more veggies for me so this sounds like a win win for both of us!

  3. haha you could do it for like 30 days and see how it goes

  4. that's our battle too! he's always like STEAKKKK and i'm like GREEEENNSSS

  5. i like meatballs of any kind haha

  6. This is a great way to mix in veggies! Love it!