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Ribeye with Horseradish Cream Sauce

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We can all benefit from reducing our sugar intake and upping our protein. This ribeye recipe helps you do both. It relies on horseradish to give it a kick so you can enjoy your meal knowing you’re avoiding artificial sweeteners.

One serving of this steak contains roughly half of your daily amount of protein, which makes it a great post-workout meal. After strength training, your muscles become damaged and need protein to repair themselves. Consuming a high-protein meal within an hour of working out is vital for getting the most out of your training sessions.

It’s not just weightlifting that causes muscular damage. Even aerobic workouts like jogging cause micro-tears in your muscles.

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Avoid cuts of steak from cows raised with hormones. Grass-fed meat gives you the highest amount of antioxidants, vitamins, and healthy fats.

Are you familiar with the unique taste of horseradish? Contrary to popular belief, most packets of wasabi sold outside of Japan actually aren’t wasabi but a combination of horseradish and mustard. So if you eat sushi regularly, you may already be consuming horseradish without knowing it.

The kick of horseradish is thought to have several benefits for your body including relieving joint pain, gallbladder disorders, and coughing (although more research needs to be done to confirm these effects).

This recipe also includes coconut oil, which contains MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides). Eating MCTs boosts your metabolism and provides you with with slowly dissolved energy1.

If you’re a follower of the Thermo Diet, you’ll be happy to know that all the ingredients in this recipe fit the Thermo Diet guidelines. In case you’re not familiar with the Thermo Diet, it mainly includes foods that optimize the health of your thyroid and endocrine system. It focuses on grass-fed meats, fish, organic eggs, starchy vegetables, and healthy fats. Get your meal plan today!

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Ribeye with Horseradish Cream Sauce

This ribeye recipe avoids sugary sauces and relies on horseradish for flavor.  It's a perfect post-workout meal if you can handle the burn
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes



  • 24 oz ribeye or 2 12oz steaks
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • salt and pepper

Horseradish Cream Sauce

  • 3 tbsp horseradish
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp dijon
  • 1 tbsp mayonaise made with olive oil
  • 3 tbsp chives



  • Wash and pat steaks dry and season well with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a skillet on high heat. Using tongs, gently add one steak to the pan, reduce heat to medium and sear for 2 minutes. Flip steak and lower the heat to medium-low and cook for an additional 3 minutes for medium-rare.
  • Once steak is done, let is rest on a cutting board for a few minutes.
  • Top with 2 tbsp of Horseradish Cream Sauce.

Horseradish Cream Sauce

  • Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Stir together until fully incorporated.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.


Calories: 941kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 69g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 37g | Cholesterol: 225mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 1007mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 5.9mg
Mumme K, Stonehouse W. Effects of medium-chain triglycerides on weight loss and body composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015;115(2):249-263. [PubMed]

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Christopher Walker

Christopher Walker is a co-founder of UMZU and creator of the Thermo Diet. He is the first person to get a Duke Neuroscience degree in 3 years. After naturally solving his own health complications with a brain tumor as a teenager, he has devoted his life to creating all-natural products and education to help men, women, children and pets to improve their own health naturally using science-backed research.
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