Lamb is seriously underrated. It has so much more flavor and richness than your typical ground beef. If you’re one of those people who find it “gamey”, it’s time to get your hands on some quality lamb. Your local farmers market is an excellent option– that’s where we buy our lamb and it is some of the best I’ve ever tasted, and surprisingly affordable.… Read the rest
What comes to mind when you hear the word cholesterol? High blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, Cheerios commercials… Overall it’s a pretty negative connotation, right?
I’m here to change your mind about this misunderstood molecule, because cholesterol isn’t the villain we’ve made it out to be. It’s really quite the hero, actually. A hero who, in trying to save someone, accidentally causes a big mess. … Read the rest
I am very particular about my pancakes. Growing up, my mom made the best buttermilk pancakes– tender and fluffy, and not at all dense or dry. Sadly, the days of enjoying mom’s famous pancakes are a thing of the past. Mom and I both now eat gluten-free and dairy-free diets, so traditional pancakes are off the menu.… Read the rest
Ever since reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma, I vowed to eat only grass-fed beef. Cows are not meant to eat and digest corn. Doing so makes them incredibly ill, which is why most of the cattle raised in this country is pumped with antibiotics and hormones. I’m not about to become a vegetarian– I love meat and animal products contain necessary nutrition– but I definitely have a problem with making animals suffer.… Read the rest