I Want More Meatloaf

In the sprawling suburbs of a bustling city, where family dinners were sacred and the kitchen was the heart of the home, lived a culinary enthusiast named Max. Max was renowned among his family and friends for his hearty and comforting dishes, but there was one recipe he was particularly proud of: his “I Want More Meatloaf.” Named by his children for their constant requests for seconds, this meatloaf was a staple at family gatherings and a symbol of warmth and togetherness.

The creation of “I Want More Meatloaf” was born out of Max’s desire to elevate a classic dish while catering to his family’s evolving health-conscious lifestyle. He swapped traditional breadcrumbs for extra fine almond flour, ensuring the meatloaf was not only delicious but also gluten-free and lower in carbs. Almond milk replaced cow’s milk for added moisture without the dairy, making the dish more inclusive for those with dietary restrictions.

Max’s secret to the meatloaf’s irresistible flavor lay in the blend of ground beef and a careful selection of seasonings. White horseradish and dry mustard provided a subtle kick, cutting through the richness of the meat, while kosher salt and black pepper balanced the flavors perfectly. The finely chopped onion and eggs bound the mixture together, creating a texture that was both tender and satisfying.

But the real magic of Max’s meatloaf was in the glaze – a tangy and sweet concoction of ketchup (or barbecue sauce), Lakanto sweetener, and apple cider vinegar, with a hint of coconut oil for richness. This glaze caramelized beautifully in the oven, wrapping the meatloaf in a glossy, flavorful coat that promised a burst of flavor in every bite.

The first time Max served “I Want More Meatloaf” at a family dinner, it was met with rave reviews. The meatloaf quickly disappeared, and true to its name, everyone asked for more. It became more than just a meal; it was a request for more of those cherished moments around the dinner table, sharing stories and creating memories.

Over time, “I Want More Meatloaf” became a legend in Max’s family, requested at birthdays, holidays, and any occasion that called for a special meal. It was a testament to Max’s creativity in the kitchen and his dedication to bringing his family together over a dish that was nutritious, delicious, and full of love.


Harlan Kilstein's I Want More Meatloaf

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 32
Calories: 131 kcal


  • 1/2 cup ketchup or barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbs lakanto sweetener
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cups extra fine almond flour extra fine
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs white horseradish ground
  • 2 tbs kosher salt
  • 1/4 tspn black pepper dry
  • 1 tspn mustard dry
  • 1/4 cup ketchup or barbecue sauce


Step One: Topping

  1. Mix together ingredients and set aside.

Step The Meat: Topping

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Melt coconut oil or olive oil in skillet or pan. Saute onion.
  3. Soak almond flour in almond milk.
  4. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour into 10x5 loaf pan.
  6. Spread topping on top of loaf.
  7. Bake from 45 minutes – one hour

I learned a long time ago that the best cooking involves the best equipment.

This is the loaf pan I have used for at least 30 years. It will last that long or longer.

This is a professional pan.

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