Where Corn Is King, a New Regard for Grass-Fed Beef an article by Dr. Mercola

By Dr. Mercola.   You may be in for a surprise the next time you buy meat from your local supermarket. The package will now be required to label where the animal that provided your meat was born, raised, and slaughtered. This is an improvement from the original Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule, which was approved in 2002 and ... Read More »

Dr Oz interviews Wheat Belly

In this 5 minute TV interview,  Dr. Oz discusses the benefits of eating “Wheat Free” Click here to hear the interview.   Read More »

Cast Iron Cookware vs. Non Stick Cookware

Glenn, a weightlifter who makes “real food” and pastured proteins an important part of his fitness regimen, had questions about any benefits or disadvantages cast iron cookware has over non-stick.  I’ve done quite a bit of research on the subject and have developed some strong personal opinions.  Over the past 38 years I think I’ve tried about every type of ... Read More »

Beware of Misleading Omega-3 Claims

At “The Rational Diet” we’re always on the lookout for business that may be doing a little “Greenwashing” when they present their products to the public.   TRD came across this article from one of our favorite goto sources when it comes to health information,   Mercola.com Beware of Misleading Omega-3 Claims  Supermarkets are now carrying a range of products that tout ... Read More »

Making a brief appearance in June and July…..RAINIER CHERRIES!

FINALLY… The moment we’ve waited for all year. Making a brief appearance in June and July.. RAINIER CHERRIES! Don’t they look tasty with the (1) “meadowed” egg omelet I just had for breakfast. Get these little beauties while you can!   Remember to buy Organic when ever possible…… Why? Here are the top three reasons we believe it’s important. CHEMICAL ... Read More »

TRD Garbage Salad……. “Chicago” style

TRD Garbage Salad …….“Chicago” style   1/2 head iceberg lettuce, chopped 1 Roma tomato diced ¼ cup thinly sliced and diced radishes ¼ cup red pimento diced 1 rib of celery, diced 1 slice red onion diced 3 ounces provolone cheese, thinly sliced and diced 3 ounces grated Parmesan cheese 3 ounces Genoa salami, thinly sliced and diced 4 large ... Read More »

100% Grass-Fed Beef and Chorizo Burgers with Chile Mayonnaise

INGREDIENTS for Mayo (use organic whenever possible)  ½     cup real mayonnaise (preferably made with extra virgin olive oil) 1 ½ Tablespoon organic (no HFC) ketchup 1      teaspoons fresh lemon juice ½     teaspoon chili powder ½     teaspoon chipotle chili powder ¼     teaspoon grey sea salt Option – (replace one or both chili powders with 1 small finely chopped roasted poblano pepper) ... Read More »

  Stir-fry Breakfast using 100% grass-fed beef. Read More »

Induction Cooking……

Induction Cooking….. What a discovery! At least for us……..Apparently, it’s been around since the early 1900’s (late to the party once again).  While we’ve walked past induction cook tops at The National Restaurant Show for years, we just never paid much attention to the technology….. until now.  We’re testing some small table top units at our restaurants to see how ... Read More »

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