A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2021;113:1126-1136) appears to show that consuming a moderate amount of lean beef, in conjunction with a Mediterranean-style diet, improved cholesterol scores significantly compared to the Average American Diet.
The authors designed three different Mediterranean-style diets, each with increasing levels of "lean beef": one that averaged 0.5 ounces per day, a second that averaged 2.5 ounces per day, and a third that averaged 5.5 ounces per day. These diets were all matched for micronutrients: each provided about 17% of calories from protein, 42% from carbohydrates, and 41% of calories from fat. Read the article »
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Fish cakes transcend any season and they are amazingly versatile. You can serve them for your Saturday night dinner party or as a weeknight meal. They are great with a side of mashed potatoes, oven roasted fries, or even as a burger. Likewise, you can use a wide variety of seafood - whitefish, salmon, crab - and end up with a fantastic dish. You can even make them with canned salmon.
Caesar Salad Dressing is so versatile. There's nothing quite as good as a classic Caesar Salad, but you can use the dressing for sandwiches, on top of grilled veggies, and this chopped salad variation is a delicious reason to make your own Caesar dressing and keep it on hand.