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Thermo Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce

By Christopher Walker

There’s no reason that eating healthy means you can’t spice up old favorites. Try this gorgonzola cheese sauce next time you grill a grass-fed steak to add some variety to your diet plan.

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Your body uses the saturated fat found in foods like and cream to build hormones. Saturated fat had a bad reputation about ten years ago when foods like eggs, cheese and coconut were taboo. However, nowadays, the research is shifting as researchers learn the importance of this essential nutrient. By embracing saturated fat as a part of your diet, you get to eat more delicious recipes like this one.

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This sauce makes a great addition to your diet on days when you’re not working out or you have an easy workout. On recovery days, your body needs fewer carbohydrates for energy. The 15 grams of fat per serving in this recipe will help you stay full on these days and reduce your sugar cravings.

All the ingredients in this sauce fit with the guidelines of the Thermo Diet. The Thermo Diet works by increasing thermogenesis in your body. This way of eating is designed to reduce anxiety, give you more energy and rebalance your hormones. Check out the Thermo Diet nutrition plan today to learn how it can help you achieve your fitness goals.

Thermo Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce

Tired of the same plain old steak recipe? Try this creamy gorgonzola cheese sauce for a burst of flavor.

  • 2 tbsp unsalted grass-fed butter
  • 1 large yellow onion (sliced thin)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • salt and pepper
  1. In a large skillet heat 2 tbsp of butter on medium heat. Once butter is melted, add sliced onions to the skillet and toss to coat in butter. 

  2. Cook onions on medium for a totally of 20 minutes, stirring every few minutes to prevent burning. 

  3. Once onions are caramelized and golden in color reduce heat to a simmer and pour in heavy cream, 1 garlic clove and season with salt and pepper. Stir well. 

  4. Cook at a simmer for 3-5 minutes; cream will cook down and thicken a bit. 

  5. Add crumbled cheese and stir until completely melted.

Nutrition Facts & Notes

  • Total Calories: 159kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 8

If you would like a complete guide to Thermo Approved recipes Make sure to check out The Thermo Chef Cookbook!

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