Over the past several months, many headlines have given attention to processed plant protein entering the marketplace. Let's get one thing straight, black bean burgers have been on restaurant menus for a very long time. This isn't something new. But this time, the latest iteration showed up with a bigger marketing budget. The Impossible Burger … Continue reading Plant Protein Alternative Comparisons Go Awry
Can beef protein fuel strength for running?
Growing up on my family's cattle ranch, we always had beef in the freezer. While there were other proteins - pork from the neighbors, eggs from chickens in the barn - beef protein was always our primary choice. To be honest, I am still shocked when I meet adults who admit to never having cooked … Continue reading Can beef protein fuel strength for running?
Join me in the 30 Day Protein Challenge
No one eats a perfect diet. No food is perfect. However, food is fuel and we could all pay a little closer attention to what (and how much) we eat. This is especially true as I train and prepare for a busy 2016 race schedule that concludes as part of Team Beef at the Marine … Continue reading Join me in the 30 Day Protein Challenge
Is McDonald’s All Day Breakfast Bad Business for Beef?
Today, I stopped in McDonald's at 11 a.m. for a Sausage, Egg and Cheese McMuffin. I'm a fan of the new All Day Breakfast, which began on Tuesday, October 6 across the country. Social media rejoiced, McDonald's proclaims a great move by listening and responding to its customers and franchisees are calling it a logistics … Continue reading Is McDonald’s All Day Breakfast Bad Business for Beef?
Photo Friday: Cow Candy
Thank goodness its Friday! On Fridays I will post a photo from the ranch and discuss the subject. Take a gander and see if you can guess what we are looking at… You may have heard that cattle have a digestive system quite unlike ours. They chew their cud and eat all sorts of raw plant … Continue reading Photo Friday: Cow Candy