If you are going to use onion powder and garlic powder instead of fresh onion and garlic, then mix together the 2 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp onion powder, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, and 2 Tbs paprika, together in a small bowl.
If you are using fresh onion and garlic, then mix together 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, and 2 Tbs paprika, together in a small bowl.
Then, sear the meat in one or two batches in a large pan (it depends how large your pan is if you can do it in one batch or not).
If you are searing the meat all in one batch, then heat 2 Tbs olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the minced onion and garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute, Then add the beef cubes, tomato paste and spices. ( Note: if you are using onion and garlic powder, then skip the step where the minced onion and garlic get cooked and just put the beef, tomato paste, and spices into the frying pan). Cook for 2 minutes, then mix and cook for another 2 minutes.
If you are searing the meat in two batches then do the same thing as the instructions above, but only put half of the ingredients in. Half of the beef, half of the tomato paste, half of the spices, half of the onions and garlic and repeat the step twice.
Put the seared beef into the slow cooker, and scrape the pan with a spatula, putting everything into the slow cooker. ( I like the Crockpot brand of slow cooker)
Sprinkle 1 Tbs of coconut flour on top of the meat and mix. Then add 1/2 tsp of salt, 2 Tbs of honey, 1 tsp of thyme and 1 tsp of rosemary on top of the beef.
Add the sweet potato, parsnip, baby carrots and potato to the slow cooker and top with 4 cups of chicken or beef broth. Mix.
Set the slow cooker on low heat and cook for 9 hours.
Note: if your stew is a bit too liquidy for your taste, mix 1 Tbs Tapioca flour with 2 Tbs water and mix, then put into pot and mix.
Mix the stew before serving and enjoy! :)