We are all about plant-based eating, but unless you’re a vegetarian or vegan, it’s hard not to love meatballs. They’re just…delicious.

Plus, you can eat them with a side of veggies or salad for a Paleo and Keto-friendly meal or on top of whole wheat (or gluten-free) spaghetti for an upgraded take on classic comfort food. Kids also tend to like them, and how hard is it to get kids to eat good food?

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And guess what? There are a few simple ways to make tiny tweaks that result in healthier meatballs, without sacrificing flavor.

Start by buying the best grass-fed beef or organic turkey you can find, and then try these meatball hacks, below.

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3 Ways to Make Healthier Meatballs

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