Bison Sirloin & Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Baked Potato, Sugar Snap Peas, and…

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Today’s Menu: Bison Sirloin & Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Baked Potato, Sugar Snap Peas, and Whole Grain Bread

 

Last week I placed an order at http://wildideabuffalo.com/ and promptly received it yesterday! The order arrived very well packaged, well sealed box with styro foam lining. I had ordered 4 premade – 1/4 Lb Bison patties and 2 – . 5 oz Bison Petite Top Sirloin Steaks. So for dinner tonight I went with the 5 oz. Bison Petite Top Sirloin Steak. It’s just enough for one person. To prepare it I rubbed a light coating of Extra Virgin Olive Oil on it and seasoned it with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn. I then pan fried it in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, about 1/2 a tablespoon, about 3 minutes on the first side and then 3 minutes on the other side. They fried up beautifully! Came out a perfect medium rare. The meat was tender and the taste was unbelievable! I noticed the meat was a darker and richer looking color than other Bison I’ve had, possibly due to being grain fed. These are really a great Bison Steak. I look forward to trying the Bison 1/4 pound burgers I purchased. I’ve left a write-up and web site link to Wild Idea Buffalo at the end of the post.

Along with the Bison I had some Sauteed Baby Bella Mushrooms. I sautéed them in I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Seasoned with Roasted Cumin, Parsley, and Sea Salt, sautéed for about 4 minutes on medium heat. i also had a Baked Potato and a couple of slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. For dessert later a bowl of Breyer’s Carb Smart Vanilla Ice Cream topped with Smucker’s Sugarless Hot Fudge Topping.
My Order from Wild Idea Buffalo

4 – 1/4-Lb Buffalo Burgers
Prepare for a whole new level of burger. Conveniently pre-made into one-quarter pound patties that are ever so grillable. Dinner ready. Each pack is 1 pound with 4 – 1/4 Lb patties.

Petite Top Sirloin Steak
Famous for their flavor, these juicy steaks are perfect for the grill. The small size makes for a great meal for one. 5 oz.
Wild Idea Buffalo Co.

Preserving land for wild things has been the focus of Dan O’Brien’s life. Bringing buffalo back to their native homeland on the Great Plains has been at the center of his preservation efforts. In 1997, to help keep his small ranch going and to offer an alternative to the industrialized food system, he started a meat company called Wild Idea Buffalo. The idea was simple: supply delicious, healthy, 100% grass-fed meat to consumers interested in sustainability. The wild idea continues today because of Americans like you who care about the food you eat and the world we share.

Grassland restoration is at the core of the Wild Idea Buffalo Ranch. Our land and animal management practices are as close to nature’s intentions as possible. By caring for the land and giving the buffalo room to roam, the prairie is nurtured back to health. Grasses, forbs, and flowers flourish, providing a sustainable eco-system for all creatures great and small. Dan’s vision of large sweeping landscapes with roaming buffalo herds continues to grow and Wild Idea Buffalo Company is now affiliated with other like mind ranchers, including Native American ranchers and Nature Conservancy herds, positively impacting over 150,000 acres of grasslands.

The Wild Idea ranch is located on the Cheyenne River in South Dakota between the Black Hills and the Badlands National Park. Our 28,000 acre ranch winds along the river and borders the Pine Ridge Reservation and the Buffalo Gap National Grassland. We invite you to the ranch, to see the revitalized bison herds, and to join us at our table.
Health Benefits of 100% Grass Fed Buffalo

Wild Idea Buffalo meat is:

Lower in calories, fat, and cholesterol than chicken or fish.
40% more protein than beef.
Nutrient-dense, flavor rich, outrageously lean, and high in antioxidant Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E.
100% native grass fed – delivering 3.5x more omega-3 fatty acids than grain-fed bison.
Red Meat That’s Good for You!

Wild Idea Buffalo Meat Nutritional Composition

Based on 100 grams (3.52 ounces) of RAW product:
Meat Source Fat Grams Calories Cholesterol
WIB Ground Buffalo 92% Lean 4.60 128 54.8
Grain-Fed Ground Buffalo 15.93 223 70
Grass-Fed Ground Beef 12.73 192 62
Grain-Fed Ground Beef 15.00 215 68
Ground Pork 21.19 263 72
Ground Chicken 8.10 143 86

source: SDSU Analytical Labs & www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp

 

http://wildideabuffalo.com/

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