ZC Salt Beef Recipe

1KG beef brisket

For the brine:

1 tbsp juniper berries

2 tsp black peppercorns

300g coarse sea salt

4 bay leaves

4 cloves

4 sprigs of thyme

The brine ingredients

Put all the ingredients for the brine into a saucepan, pour in 500ml of water and gradually bring to the boil, stirring to help the salt dissolve. Once it comes to the boil, let it bubble away for two minutes. Take off the heat and leave to cool completely.

Beef brisket skewered all over

Pierce the meat all over with a skewer. Put it in a large mixing bowl and cover the meat with the brine, rubbing it in and coating it well. Put into a zip-lock bag and pour in any leftover brine. Seal the bag removing as much air as possible. Leave in the fridge for seven days.

Salt beef in brine and set in the fridge for 7 days

Take the beef out of the bag and rinse it. Put it in a slow cooker adding enough cold water to cover. Cook on LOW for up to 6 hours until the meat is very tender.

Remove from slow cooker, slice and eat warm.

Hot salt beef straight from the slow cooker. It seemed to dry out really quickly.

Serve hot or cold. I found the beef to be a bit dry, so ate some cold with a generous dollop of cream cheese with herbs and garlic. While I did like the results, I found the meat tastes mostly of salt rather than beef, which some people may like, but I like to taste the beef and found the brine to be a little overpowering.

Cold salt beef with garlic and herb cream cheese

Carnivore Diet success stories – Jennie

Another great carnivore health story 🙂 Meat heals – it’s as simple as that!

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I love eating meat!

But do I really?

I feel great, living on meat!

I could be lying and feel lousy?

Maybe I am just a snowflake, and I am magically just well suited to the Contemporary Carnivore Diet.

Or maybe an all meat diet could be the basis for anyone to launch themselves off, towards good health.

I am doing well on this diet, I promise. There is N=1

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me. There is N=2

This Carnivore Diet Success Story series, is to help show maybe it is really, N=Many. Once you have read all the stories I have posted. Then I would recommend you visit Meat Heals for more incredible Carnivore Stories.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me.

Interview with Jennie

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Carnivore Diet success stories – Mark Strough

Another fantastic interview and carnivore success story 🙂

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I love eating meat!

But do I really?

I feel great, living on meat!

I could be lying and feel lousy?

Maybe I am just a snowflake, and I am magically just well suited to the Contemporary Carnivore Diet.

Or maybe an all meat diet could be the basis for anyone to launch themselves off, towards good health.

I am doing well on this diet, I promise. There is N=1

My wife is experiencing similar benefits to me. There is N=2

This Carnivore Diet Success Story series, is to help show maybe it is really, N=Many. Once you have read all the stories I have posted. Then I would recommend you visit Meat Heals for more incredible Carnivore Stories.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me.

Interview with Mark

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Brittanni

Another fabulous account of the health gains you can achieve by going carnivore 🙂

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1) Introduce Yourself.

Hi, I am Brittanni aka @babycarnivore on Instagram. I am 30 years old. I am a born again believer in Jesus Christ. I also have PCOS. I am currently working on beginning a new career path and it is certainly 2 steps up from my last one. I enjoy going to the gym…which I never thought would be something I would ever say. I also enjoy my family, swimming, sewing, reading, and a lot of others things to be sure! I am terrible at talking about myself so that’s all you get for now.

I also wanted to thank you for inviting me to share my story with your blog. I am so excited and I do hope it helps someone out there!!

2) How did you eat before Carnivore.

Oh, I ate EVERYTHING! I mean that. I ate whatever I wanted and most…

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Carnivore Diet success stories: Tracy

An excellent account of going carnivore with fantastic results!

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I have been low carb since January 2016. I started with the Ketogenic Diet, and I have been on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet (eBook) since October 2017. I love this way of eating but there are only so many times I can blog about how great I feel. So I decided to get other people to tell you how great they feel instead!

A great in depth post from Tracy here.

If you have a Carnivore Diet success story you would like to share. Please get in touch with me.

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HI!  My name is Tracy Minton, age 55, married for 7.5 years to Don Matesz.  I’m an author and health & personal development coach, holding several certifications, including as a Holistic C.O.R.E. Counselor, and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, among others.  I have a Masters in Oriental Medicine, however, I am currently no longer a state…

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Carnivore Diet success stories – with Heather aka The Wife

What a fantastic interview about how the carnivore diet transformed the health of this beautiful lady 🙂

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I have been low carb since January 2016. I started with the Ketogenic Diet, and I have been on the Contemporary Carnivore Diet (eBook) since October 2017. I love this way of eating but there are only so many times I can blog about how great I feel. So I decided to get other people to tell you how great they feel instead!

I was very happy when Heather decided to try the Carnivore Diet, I would never try to force it on her. So I was glad she recognized the potential benefits, and more importantly, she enjoys it.

Interview with Heather

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Zero carb but not burning fat?

For the average layperson coming to keto or carnivory, this can be a tricky aspect to get your head around. Huw does a very good job of explaining things in easy to understand language.

Zero-a-day.

As a (‘dirty’) carnivore, I shouldn’t be too fussed about opening a can of worms.

So here goes. It’s quick look at the issues around storing or breaking down fat, and under what circumstances. And I will be using the ‘k’ word!

Could something be stopping you from burning fat when you are to all intents and purposes zero carb? It could be that you want to get leaner, but it’s not happening.

Dairy? Caffeine? Volume/quantity? Silent, secret carbs? The dreaded macros – too much fat, or too much protein?

Dr Zsofia Clemens of Paleomedicina says you can be ‘zero carb’, total carnivore, and totally plant free and STILL run on glucose if your protein consumption is excessively high.

Amy Berger, author of ‘The Alzheimer’s Antidote’ and low-carb nutrition expert says that when it comes to fat loss, protein is your friend, and you mustn’t be scared of gluconeogenesis…

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Coffee up, insulin up?

Another thought inspiring post from Huw. Love it or hate it, coffee is an addictive substance.

There are arguments for and against drinking it, especially for ZCers who shouldn’t be taking in anything from plant sources. The jury is out on this one.

Zero-a-day.

My mum looked at bit sheepish, and said: ‘22 cups‘.

I’d just asked her how much coffee she’d drunk each day when pregnant with me.

‘They were small cups,’ she added hopefully, as if my neonatal caffeine addiction would have been worse if they’d been large cups. When she breastfed the baby me without having first primed the system with coffee, apparently, baby me would go apeshit. And after a few slugs of the good stuff the next attempt at feeding would result in a happy, contented, caffeinated baby me.

So caffeine is addictive, to the extent that, with enough effort from your mother, you can even be born addicted to it. Don’t ask me for tips on giving up coffee either, because I have none. Not only am I addicted to consuming it, I fetishise it, in that I buy green beans and lovingly roast them myself…

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What would happen if you made your cells eat themselves?

A nice breakdown by Huw. Explains how eating when hungry (only meat) can mimic the advantages of fasting, but without the hardship.

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Take my friend, oh what name shall I invent to hide his identity, Ignatius. Iggy, let’s call him, has chronic stress in certain areas of his life, and is a lot more rotund than would be thought healthy. His diet is standard western, hence rubbish, he drinks ad lib (good name for a drink, you heard it here first) and wears trainers but rarely exercises. Not only do the stairs seem a lot steeper these days, he sometimes has little memory lapses.

Iggy doesn’t know it, but he has chronic inflammation in lots of his cells, including plaques, or neurofibrillary tangles, in his brain. But he doesn’t think there are any real problems because, despite his belly and breathlessness, he can get through his working day just fine, and that’s what counts, isn’t it?

So there’s this thing called apoptosis, or the scheduled dying-off of cells. Under…

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