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Posts tagged "meat" (10)

NY Times Op-Author Gets it All Wrong: "The Government's Bad Diet Advice"

February 23, 2015, 3:00 pm ARTICLES

Most people know that The Sage: Nutritious Solutions was developed by a singular dietitian, Mr. Cook-It, in order to help spread truth about nutrition and awareness about ways to live healthier, richer, fuller lives. Nutrition is a confusing topic for a lot of people, as food is the heart of society, love, and comfort. Food elicits strong emotions, connections, and memories. Most people feel that “good nutrition” means forgetting about all of these factors in lieu of being “hea...

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Coffee Crusted Roast Beef + Pasilla Chile Broth

January 10, 2015, 7:22 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 35-38 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 20-30 minutes Serving Size: about 6 pieces, Serves about 6 0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 2-2.5 lbs beef tenderloin or trip-tip roast 1 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp black pepper 2 Tbsp virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp coffee beans, finely ground* 1 Tbsp cocoa powder pinch ground cinnamon Pasilla Chile Broth ½ ounce whole butter 8 ounces...

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Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Better?

November 5, 2014, 3:00 pm ARTICLES

A lot of people believe grass-fed beef is better tasting meat, nutritionally superior, and more environmentally friendly than commercial corn/grain-fed beef. It certainly costs more than your typical commercial beef, but before you shell out the extra dollars - how honest are these said benefits of consuming grass-fed versus grain-fed beef? Whether you are debating between restaurants to satisfy your cheeseburger craving or at the grocery store shopping for meat for taco night - we investigated ...

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What is the role of b vitamins in the body?

July 27, 2014, 7:46 pm DISCUSSIONS

Thanks for your question! While all B vitamins have their own unique functions in the body, B vitamins in general act as a coenzyme. Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Biotin, Pantothenic acid, B6, and B12 all act as part of coenzymes - which are small molecules that combine with an enzyme and activate it. Without a coenzyme, the enzyme is not able to do its job. Enzymes in the body help to affect absorption of key nutrients (including protein, fats, and carbohydrates), metabolism, and excr...

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is there a safe way to grill meats and reduce or avoid PAHs?

July 27, 2014, 7:05 pm DISCUSSIONS

Thanks for your great question!  Before we continue, let's discuss what PAHs are for the general audience. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are chemicals formed when meat from muscle, including beef, pork, fish, and poultry, is cooked using high-temperature, direct-heat methods, such as grilling directly over an open flame. The formation of PAHs are influenced by the type of meat, the cooking time, the cooking temperature, and the cooking method. Exposure to PAHs can cause cancer in ...

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Beef + Quinoa Stuffed Pepper Casserole

July 18, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 15-20 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 1 hour Serving Size: 2 pieces, Serves about 6 1 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 6 bell peppers, assorted, halved and cleaned 2 cups quinoa, cooked (as per package instructions) 2 TB olive oil 1 lb. ground beef, at least 85% lean ½ lb. Portobello mushrooms, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, large, diced ½ lb. carrots, peeled and diced s...

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Ale-Braised Pulled Pork (Slow Cooker Recipe)

July 3, 2014, 11:54 am RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 8-10 hours Serving Size: ½ cup, Serves about 16-20 0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 4-5 lb pork loin or butt 2 TB kosher salt ¼ cup brown sugar 1 TB onion powder 1 TB chili powder 1 TB black pepper 2 TB smoked paprika 2 TB dry mustard powder 6 cloves garlic, peeled 16 oz brown ale (such as guinness, new castle, etc.) 1 onion (red or yellow), sliced (optional) Directions Co...

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Chimichurri (Argentinian Herb Sauce)

June 20, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 5-10 minutes Serving Size: about 2 TB, Serves about 20 0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 1 cup (packed) fresh Italian parsley ½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup red wine vinegar or lime juice ½ cup (packed) fresh cilantro 4 garlic cloves, peeled ½ tsp crushed red pepper ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp salt Directions Place all ingredients in food processor. Pulse...

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Gremolata (Italian Herb Sauce)

June 20, 2014, 2:00 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 5-10 minutes Serving Size: about 1 TB, Serves about 10-15 0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients 1 lemon, zest and juice of ¼ cup (packed) fresh parsley 3 garlic cloves, peeled 1 TB olive oil Directions Place all ingredients in food processor. Pulse to blend into a fine paste. Turn-out & Storage Serve chilled or at room temperature. Perfect when paired with grilled meats or p...

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Eggnog Chicken Bites + Cranberry Chutney

December 24, 2012, 5:02 pm RECIPES

Preparation Time: approximately 10 minutes (6 hours for marinating) Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serving Size: 3 pieces (makes 12 pieces, 4 servings) Ingredients 1 boneless/skinless chicken breasts, cut into 12 small chunks ¾ cup eggnog, no alcohol added 1 tsp. salt, kosher ½ tsp. cayenne pepper, ground 1 cup breadcrumbs, Italian-style ½ cup cornmeal 2 tsp. salt, kosher ½ tsp. cayenne pepper, ground 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 cani...

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