Category Archives: lean meat

Say it ain’t so Naf Naf Grill. Did you add salt and fat?

So what has happened? Has there been a drastic reformulation of Naf Naf food for the worse, or is something wrong with it’s nutrition info on-site? Continue reading

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Know your chicken — here’s a great guide

Sorry organic chicken lovers, you cans till buy it for the taste, or if you feel it helps the environment overall, but don’t expect massive nutritional benefits. Continue reading

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Slow-Roasted chicken with lots of garlic

Garlic is one of my old-time food loves. Growing up Italian, it was always around and I came to love it. As an adult, I had roasted garlic for the first time and feel in love with that a swell. … Continue reading

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Skillet rosemary chicken, modified to cut salt and fat

Food Network has tons of recipes it sends me via regular email newsletters but many of them have too much salt, fat and sugar for my post-angioplasty diet. So I find myself modifying them to suit what I need now. … Continue reading

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Major chicken recall underway — check your chicken

A major recall of chicken is underway, if you bought chicken recently at Costco or a host of other stores, check it immediately. Continue reading

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A Chinese food recipe that actually works as low-sodium?

I would also eat two servings here, each serving being four ounces of beef. That doubles the fat content to 16 grams and the sodium to 488 mgs, still ok under my daily targets. Continue reading

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Going off my diet in the foothills of Austin — hello County Line

The combo plate came with one giant beef rib and the brisket. In days gone by, I could easily eat three beef ribs. Continue reading

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Target is carrying 93% lean ground beef

A recent ad for Target’s food selection included 93% lean ground beef. While not as lean as what I buy, it can be a good choice if you can’t find the 96% lean. Continue reading

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Lean ground turkey, let’s review how to find the leanest variety

I’ve warned you that not all ground turkey is all that lean, read the nutrition label to find the leanest variety your food store offers. Continue reading

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Food hack test: making tortillas into taco shells

I’ll try this hack again with a deeper cup and see if that helps. It was fun to have a hard shell again, especially one that was low in salt, in which to put my low-fat ground turkey mixture. Continue reading

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