Alana Dawn Stirdivant is a professional makeup makeup artist who has worked with many celebrities and top leading brands in the clothing and makeup industry for many years. As she shares her love for makeup in this intimate blog she also shares many of her other passions from, cooking, DIY crafts, party planning, home schooling, interior design and her newest venture, flipping houses. Sit down, relax and have a great time! xo.

Roast Beef Stew

Roast Beef Stew


This seems like to be a favorite to everyone on my insta stories so as promised I am writing out the recipe and step for you all.  



1 package of Beef Chuck Roast  

1 package of organic baby carrots  

1 package of organic baby rainbow carrots  

8 potatos (mixture of red, white, & purple)  

1 yellow onion  

2 boxes of beef broth  



2 cups of rice

2TBS butter  


Marinade for Meat

1 Orange 

1/2 cup soy sauce    

1/4 onion  

Chef Merito Carne Seasoning  





  • In a Tupperware place your chuck roast in the center and pour the ingredients in, 1/2 cup of soy sauce, juice of 1 orange, season the meat with Chef Merito Carne Seasoning, and place about 1/4 cup of chopped onions on top. Place back in the fridge for about an hour. 

2.  Put heat to a medium high, In your Pot or Dutch Oven place about 2 TBS of butter and 1/2 cup of onions stir until brown,  then sear the chuck roast for about 10 minutes each side. I like to pour the marinade in little by little. 

3.   NEXT pour in the 2 boxes of organic beef broth. Let simmer on medium for about an hour. (Make sure to put the top on to your Dutch oven or pot.)  I like the meat to be super tender and shredded so sometimes I will let it simmer for a about 30minutes longer. 


4. 15minutes before the hour is up, put in the carrots and potatoes.  


5. 2 minutes before the hour is up put in the cabbage. 


WHILE THE MEAT IS SIMMERING,  make about 2 cups of rice in your rice cooker. (This will be enough for about 4-5 people) 


Then serve the plate. ❤️ Enjoy! Tag me in your posts! Would love to see how it turned out. 





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