August 25th, 2011

Healthy Steaks

Love steak?

Who doesn’t?  (Don’t answer that.)

Like being healthy?

Who wouldn’t?

Oprah, over at (via Dr. Katz), gives us tips on cooking a healthier steak.

I like that. I think we’re all trying to find ways to stay healthy and cook healthier.

Hint:  Use beer for your marinade.

Hey, if cooking with beer makes my steak healthier – sign me up!

Check out the recipe and special tips here.

And then go cook that healthy steak!

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August 6th, 2010

Steak and Red Wine A Winning Combo

Did you know that it’s not only important to make good choices in what you eat, but the combination of foods you choose is important as well?

I didn’t. But Parade’s Healthy Style magazine set me straight.

An article by Nancy Kalish says this:  Drinking a glass of red wine with your steak can cut down on your body’s absorption of toxins that can lead to heart disease. But don’t overindulge: Seven ounces is all you need to benefit.

I LOVE that red wine with my steak is good for me! In fact, I’ll raise my glass to that fact the next time I, er hmmm, take care of myself.

I’m feeling the need to take care of myself this weekend. It’s been a long week!

Read the entire article here.

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June 23rd, 2010

Diet With Steak

Okay, so I’m on a new diet. It’s nothing too crazy, just healthy food and less of the junk that filled too many of my meals.

Can I have fries? NO.

Pizza? NAH.

Potato chips? UH NO.

Grilled cheese? HECK NO.

What about steak? YES! YES! YES!

I am so happy that nice, lean steak is a huge part of my diet. Mix in a little baby spinach, some melba toast rounds and I’m in business!

So far, I’ve lost 15 pounds. And I must say, eating steak regularly wasn’t exactly a huge sacrifice. In fact, it has been wonderful.

Thank you, steak, for being there for me when I needed to make some healthy changes. You’ve been my lifesaver in a sea of fruits, veggies, veggies and veggies.

Um, there are lots of veggies in this diet.

This cut certified by the American Heart Association is an excellent option for me. It’s lean and perfectly proportioned. (You know, kinda like I hope to be after this is all over. :))