Brown rice contains the highest amount of B vitamins out of all grains

Brown basmati rice (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Brown rice has all bran layers intact and thus contains all of its naturally present nutrients. These layers of bran act to protect the grain and to help maintain its  fatty acids. Brown rice contains the highest amount of B vitamins out of all grains.  Additionally, it [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Quinoa has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains.

English: cooked red quinoa (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains. It is an extremely high-energy grain and has been grown and consumed for about 8,000 years on the high plains of the Andes Mountains in South America. The Incas were able [...]

How to make vinaigrette when dining low carb

Vinaigrette's derive their zestiness from a balance of oil and vinegar. The standard 3:1 ratio will vary, however, depending on the boldness or subtlety of the ingredients. Robust oils call for a higher proportion of vinegar or another acidic liquid such as citrus juice. Lighter oils require less. Likewise, sharp, high-acid vinegars demand a substantial [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Low carb with greens and homemade salad dressing

Eating low carb is a snap when you use vibrant greens, crisp-tender vegetables, lean proteins and crunchy nuts are quintessential ingredients for sensational salads — salads that deserve sensational dressings homemade dressing. Homemade salad dressings may not be as convenient as bottled varieties, but they have fresh flavors and more taste per serving, so you [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

BEEF & VEGETABLES IN RED WINE SAUCE

Servings: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 lb Lean beef 1 c Dry red wine 1/4 c Balsamic vinegar 1 tb Minced garlic 1/4 c Chopped onion 1 ts Dried marjoram 1/4 c Chopped parsley 1 Bay leaf 1/2 ts Sea Salt 1/4 ts Black pepper 1 Green, red and yellow bell pepper 1 Small red onion, [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

BEEF & TEQUILA STEW

Servings6 Servings Ingredients 2 lb Grass fed boneless beef, chuck, tip or round, cut into 1-inch cubes. 1/4 c Almond or Coconut Meal 1/4 c Kerry's Irish Butter 1/2 c Onion; Chopped, 1 Medium 2 ea Bacon; Slices, Cut Up 1/4 c Carrot; Chopped 1/4 c Celery; Chopped 1/4 c Tequila (Optional if you are [...]

By | October 10th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

BEEF & SPINACH CURRY

Servings: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 lb Braising Steak, cubed 1/2 stick Kerry Gold Butter 2 lg Onions, chopped 1 1/3 tb Garlic, crushed 2 1/2 Cm (1") Root Ginger, peeled And grated 3 ts Coriander seeds, crushed OR ground coriander 3 ts Cumin seeds, crushed OR ground Cumin 1/2 ts Ground Turmeric 8 Cardammon [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

AMARILLO CHILI

Ingredients Yield: 4 Servings 4 Bacon,slices,1/2" pieces 2 Onion(s) 1 Garlic clove 1/2 lb Grass Fed or Organic Pork shoulder,coarse grind 1 lb Grass Fed or Organic Beef round,1/2" strips 1/2 lb Grass Fed or OrganicBeef chuck,coarse grind 4 cn Green chiles,whole 1 tb Red chile,hot,ground 2 tb Red chile,mild,ground 1 ts Oregano,dried,pref. Mexican 1 [...]

By | September 24th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

ANGUS TENDERLOIN WITH SAUTEED MUSHROOMS

Yield: 8 Servings 2 lb Angus beef tenderloin roast - Gras Finnish Seasoned salt to taste Pepper to taste Sauteed mushrooms (follows) Texas Caviar (follows) SAUTEED MUSHROOMS 1 tb Butter - Real Butter 4 c Mushrooms, whole 1/2 c Onion, chopped 1 ts Garlic salt 1 c Chablis wine Side Dish TEXAS CAVIAR 1 can [...]

Avoid food products containing artificial food substances

Michael's Pollen's Food Rules #3, Avoid food products containing ingredients that no ordinary human would keep in the pantry such as: Xanthan Gum, Cellulose, Ethoxylated Diglyceride, Calcium Propionate, Ammonium Sulfate. These products were designed to extend shelf life and may or may not be hazardous to your health but there isn't any research on their [...]

By | July 9th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments