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Directory of beef articles

On this page, we keep all of the interesting articles that we find that are related to beef and your health.  Check back here often as we continue to expand this resource!

Beef cooking tips

Cooking steaks and roasts from frozen — the reverse sear method
When you have a nice supply of meat in your freezer, but haven’t thawed something for tonight’s dinner, here’s the best way to go straight from frozen to a gourmet meal.

Cooking roast beef
A perfect roast is a delight to the tooth and palate.  Here’s how to get the most out of our succulent roast beef.

Barbeque your steaks
Here’s some background information on what makes a great barbeque, so you can become the steak legend of your neighborhood.

There’s more than just steak in a side of beef
There are plenty of other cuts that you can build a great meal around.
 

Beef recipes

A delicious sweet beef stew
This beef stew will fill your home with divine aromas, and give you that golden after-dinner glow that comes from a really nourishing meal.

Gourmet steak meals
For steak lovers, here’s a great menu that will leave you well stuffed!

Beef Stroganoff recipe
A delicious mix of beef, mushrooms, and sour cream, Beef Stroganoff won first prize in a cooking competition in the 1890s, in St. Petersburg Russia.

Blueberry hamburgers?!?
When Linda Dannenberg first prepared blueberry hamburgers for her husband and son, the verdict was “overwhelmingly positive”.
 

Beef and your health

You are what your animals eat
Pasture-raised, grass-fed beef is an exceptional source of omega-3s, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).

Grass-fed beef can help you get your Omega 3
For an optimum diet, it’s important to balance the levels of Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids that we eat.

Confused About Fat? Choose Grassfed Beef!
Over the course of the past century, medical advice on fats has come full-circle.

Organic beef isn’t always better, if it isn’t grass-fed
For the best nutrition, it’s best to raise animals on their species-appropriate diets.

Beef and sports nutrition
For athletes in training, beef can be a great way to get protein.  But it also needs to be balanced with the rest of your diet.

Beef in the low-carb Atkins diet
For those trying to lose weight, the high-protein Atkins diet has been a huge fad.  Here’s some health advice if you want to try it.

Lean beef can be almost as low-fat as chicken
Lean cuts of beef have lowered in fat content over the past 20 years.

Food safety in the kitchen
Our beef is extremely safe.  But it never hurts to be informed about best practices when cooking meat.
 

Miscellaneous topics

Can beef help prevent wrinkles?
Beef is an excellent source of Coenzyme Q10, which has been shown to reduce the formation of wrinkles, among other benefits.

Budgeting for organic food
If you want to eat organically, it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

Buy your steaks online to get the best quality
If you want naturally pasture-raised, grass-fed beef steaks, your local supermarket probably won’t have what you’re looking for.

Counting food miles
Buying locally grown food helps reduce greenhouse gases, increases food security, and supports the local economy.

Beef producers — new markets are on our doorstep
Ontario farmers are sitting on a strongly-developing market for food products that could address consumer health concerns and put extra money in their pockets.