For this blog, I partnered with the North American Meat Institute, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff. All opinions are my own.
Just a few short weeks ago I hosted a surprise party for Kara at one of our favorite restaurants in Louisville, which is a butcher shop that doubles as a fantastic restaurant.
Without going into details, the food talk of the night was the charcuterie, which was one of the passed appetizers. But more than that, it was dubbed a “Meat Cone” which included, in house prepared beef, some local cheeses and a few other tasty delights.
Prepared beef, you say? Isn’t that bad for you?
The truth is – well, the truth is distorted – like so much of nutrition. Prepared beef gets such a bad rap! In fact, prepared beef offers taste, convenience and nutrition that delivers value and satisfaction when you need it the most. Admittedly, in the case of the birthday, we weren’t talking nutrition but rather...
The other day we were traveling to speak to a group of executives.
While grabbing breakfast, we were waiting to get some eggs, smoked salmon and some bacon.
We were in line behind someone and it seemed to be taking longer than it should. But we were talking and weren't rushed so it wasn't a concern.
As he got to the bottom of the bacon holding tray he turned around and said, "sorry about that, but I really enjoy bacon but they're bringing more" as I noticed the entire side of his to go container (imagine the biggest of the 3 sections) was completely overflowing with bacon.
To estimate it was easily 1 pound on the side of his scrambled eggs.
But the headlines are out. Eating eggs causes heart disease. Yup, there it is again. While we wouldn't recommend adding raw eggs to a glass and drinking them like Rocky did in his first movie, eating eggs shouldn't quite cause the concerns it does. In fact, no food has probably caused more concern than eggs...
Reprinted with Permission from Men's Health https://www.menshealth.com/