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Easy grilling tips from the MN Beef Council

Kaye Strohbehn, director of marketing with the Minnesota Beef Council
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Nothing brings out the sizzle in beef like the power of the grill! Grilling is a healthy and fun way to enjoy your favorite beef cuts. With grilling season upon us, now is the perfect time to reclaim the meals you love with the beef cuts that count.

Whether grilling up a traditional steak, like a T-bone, or a new favorite, like a flat iron, ranch, or shoulder petite tender, the right grilling techniques and the proper cooking times help bring out the best of your favorite beef in your own backyard.

Power up with beef this spring

Kaye Strohbehn, director of marketing with the Minnesota Beef Council
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Spring is finally upon us, which brings excitement for many of us to get outdoors! As you enjoy more fun physical activities, don’t forget the power and importance of proteins in your diet.

Research shows a protein-rich diet, with reduced carbohydrates, combined with physical activity can help: improve body composition during weight loss, reduce triglyceride levels, and maintain higher HDL (good) cholesterol levels. Furthermore, physical activity is more effective when coupled with a protein-rich diet because it helps maintain muscle mass while losing fat.

National Nutrition Month: How to enjoy food & eat right

Colleen Zenk, director of consumer information & nutrition, MN Beef Council
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Top of mind this month (and every day), is that we’re all in a delicate balancing act when it comes to food.

First and foremost, we want our food to taste good. But we also look for items that’ll fit within our health goals. And then add on the fact that we’re usually pressed for time... Meals that meet all our requirements may seem out of reach, but when you start with a satisfying protein, everything can fall into place.

Value of beef – 5 tips for your body, bank account and grill

Colleen Zenk, director of consumer information & nutrition, MN Beef Council
Friday, May 24, 2013

May is Beef Month in Minnesota and beef is the star of the grill. With beef prices on the rise, we have some suggestions for keeping your budget and your waistline in check this summer with great beef recipes and shopping tips.

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Lunds and Byerly’s has beef choices to satisfy all tastes and budgets. Planning menus, creating shopping lists and knowing what to look for on the label when buying beef will help you stretch your food dollar, benefit from high quality protein and keep your body in shape for those great summer activities.

Introducing a new line of grass-fed beef – good for your table, good for your body

by Pat Yorek, director of meat and seafood
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Our meat departments are proud to introduce 100% grass-fed beef from Grass Run Farms, based in Dorchester, Iowa.

These new products are lower in saturated fat and cholesterol, as well as higher in Omega-3 oils, vitamin E, and a special anti-carcinogenic compound, corrugated linoleic acid (CLA). Grass Run Farms products are also antibiotic-and hormone-free.

Founded and managed by Ryan and Kristine Jepsen, Grass Run Farms’ sustainable family farms provide their cattle a balanced diet of pasture grass and forage, along with low-stress management, creating premium grass-fed beef that's deliciously marbled, tender and juicy.

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