Healthy Sheppard’s Pie

by on January 15, 2013

  • 1/2 ounce of macadamia nut oil or extra virgin olive oil

Variety of Veggies (use what your diet allows!)

  • 2 ounces of peeled chopped carrots
  • 2 ounces of chopped sweet onion
  • 1 ounce chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 5-6 ounces of grass fed beef (can use ground turkey or chicken)
  • Pinch of fennel seed
  • Pinch of fresh thyme, rosemary, fresh sage, lemon pepper
  • Dash of sodium reduced soy sauce
  • Dash of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup of cooked spinach, chopped and drained of all excess liquid
  • 4 ounces of yams (pre-prepared, mashed)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Heat oil to sizzle in a large to medium sized saucepan
  3. Add onions and carrots and sauté (add water if need be)
  4. Reduce heat to LOW and add grass fed ground beef
  5. Continued until cooked
  6. Add remaining veggies, spices and herbs
  7. Blend well and simmer
  8. Place mixture into an oven proof casserole or serving bowl
  9. Top mixture with cooked spinach
  10. Add mashed yams on top, evenly distributed
  11. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes.



from September 2010:

Our recipes this month come by the way of the lovely and inspiring Victoria Felkar – these are some yummy ones – give them a try!