Red meats have a place on a healthy diet as long as you choose the right cuts of beef. Adding one or two servings of fresh organic lean meat to your weekly menu will supply your body with many vital nutrients.
A 3oz serving of red meat supplies about half the proteins you need in your daily diet. The red meat proteins contain all the amino acids necessary to build muscle and repair tissue. Muscle mass gives you the ability to be physically active. It also produces enzymes and hormones that prevent illness. Protein helps in weight loss because it increases your safety value.
Red lean meat adds zinc to your diet. Zinc strengthens your immune system, promotes a healthy brain and helps build muscle mass. Lean red meat is a natural source of B vitamins. It contains B12for a robust nervous system and B6 for the stable immune system. Lean red meat contains niacin that helps in digestion and riboflavin for healthy skin and eyes.
Top holiday meats
It cooks up fast and has an excellent presentation with no fat, no waste and no bones to deal with. The American Kobe whole tenderloin roast is an attractive option to include in your festive menu. You can season it with olive oil, salt/pepper and sear the entire roast on your grill over direct to medium heat then move to indirect to medium heat for approx. 20-30 minutes. You can serve it with roasted shallot sauce.
It is a traditional cut and has a significant presence when put on the table. It is very tender. You can rub it with olive oil and salt/pepper then cut several slits and insert garlic.
Rack of lamb
It is a fantastic option for a small crowd. Lamb has a unique flavor and presentation. You can season it with garlic, oregano salt, and pepper.
Turkey can be prepared in many different ways and can be served to the large or small crowd. Always choose a fresh turkey, butter and season it to your liking. Put the breast side first then flip and finish.