This is a great trick to use during the holidays!
Weeknights I don't have a lot of time for meal preparation. I purchase a LARGE quantity of ground beef and/or turkey. I take it home and I separate it into 1# 'portions.' (1 lb. works for my family of 4.) I lay out one paper plate covered with paper towels for each portion I have. (The paper plates & towels absorb fat) I brown 1# at a time seasoning it, drain it in a colander in my sink (run hot water!), put it on the plate and when it's cool, I freeze each portion in a quart ziplock.
Switching this simple meat will help you lose weight and cut out fat..I have taken all recipes that call for ground beef and substituted it for ground chicken, or turkey, and some times ground pork, you really can't taste the difference.