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by 0 · June 07, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Some workout buddies got me into this amazing jerky. Its paleo certified and pretty tasty. Its online only but heres the website. Paleoranch.com

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crossfitrunner10 0 · June 07, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Being new to Paleo I have had a hard time adjusting, especially when it comes to snacks. I love jerky but it's almost all full of garbage ingredients. I was so excited to find this brand PALEO Ranch, they make amazing jerky and it has so much... (more)

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by 45 · March 12, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Hi there, does anyone know what other nutrients are in lamb fat apart from saturated, mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated fat? I am referring the adipose tissue and not rendered ''tallow''. I get this free from my butcher and I am eating... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · March 11, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Not much in terms of vitamins and minerals, but plenty of energy and flavor. If you want nutrients then the best cuts are the organs and glands and then after that are the muscles. Fat tissue (except for brains which are both fatty and... (more)

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by 974 · November 01, 2013 at 5:43 AM

How many calories in extra lean ground lamb?

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cl101 0 · November 01, 2013 at 5:43 AM

320 for 4 oz (with 18g protein) just google it

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

I have been buying Costco lamb, bison, processed/packaged avocado and sometimes the organic beef. If anyone has any info on the quality of the meat in particular I would appreciate it. Especially curious about how the lamb is raised. Aldi seems... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · August 23, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Are you referring to the Wholly Guacamole they sell? I used to buy a lot of that. The ingredient list looked perfectly paleo.

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by 583 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Hi! I finally found a local (kinda) farm raising/sourcing pastured ruminants (raising lamb and sourcing beef from a far away land). What are some of the best (plenty of fat) cuts? If you're into the gelatin, tendon, marrow, etc... what are some... (more)

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superdad 0 · September 03, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Lamb breast, it's cheaper than other cuts & fatty as hell! plus it's very very tasty. I get my farmer to cut it into strips & i throw a few spices on (it's tasty on its own too) & give it a 20 minute blast in the oven. As for... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

What is packed together with the lamb in a Costco leg of lamb? The included item has two compartments.

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MathGirl72 0 · April 14, 2013 at 3:13 AM

Look at the ingredient list. Anything that isn't lamb is added to it or the seasoning packet.

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by 4306 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Are there places where sheep are not pastured but kept in lots like beef cattle? I live in Spain and one can always see sheep grazing. I don't think it would even be profitable to buy in all the food for sheep and lambs on a typical feed lot. I... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 05, 2013 at 11:58 AM

As far as I know or have ever seen, the only place non-grass-fed happens for the life of the lamb, and only sometimes, is US lamb. However, nothing is ever guaranteed. New Zealand lamb may be grass fed and then grain finished sometimes.... (more)

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by 120 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

A week ago, I bought a lamb roast from Costco (imported from Oz), cut it up into steaks and smaller roasts and froze the meat. I decided to make lamb steaks last night for dinner, just fried in some ghee with a bit of salt and pepper, with some... (more)

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Mike_H 0 · February 15, 2013 at 10:09 PM

I know a few people who get nauseous just at the smell of lamb, it's not all that uncommon. The people I know simply avoid it. I had my gallbladder taken out and I eat lamb with no problems, in fact I had some last night. I'm not exactly sure what... (more)

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by 589 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Every online calorie counter I use has a different breakdown. 1 pound raw lamb has how many calories/fat etc?

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April_S_ 0 · January 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

There will always be slight discrepancies in nutrition facts. Here is one possibility for 1 pound of raw leg of lamb:

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

S I absolutely love beef, pork and lamb and I only eat 100 percent grass fed lamb, beef and pasture raised pork from local farms that also raise them organically. But what my question is how often should I really be eating it? I almost have my... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 15, 2013 at 3:21 PM

They are not harder to digest. That is myth. Meat digests in your small intestine, making it easier to digest than many other foods. Eat them as often as you'd like (assuming you're hungry and only eating to satiety). I can't imagine it will... (more)

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by 915 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

This has been tickling my mind for a while, I LOVE LAMB!..right now that's off my chest.haha.. I always see a lot of love for Beef among the Paleo/Primal community but hardly ever a mention of lamb. I'm a massive all round fan of meat.. i consume... (more)

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CoconutBliss 0 · December 21, 2012 at 3:20 AM

I'm the same... love my lamb! As an aussie it's definately more readily available here than in North America. In the U.S., per capita consumption of lamb is very low, less that one pound per person. In New Zealand, for example, consumption is 57... (more)

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by 1186 · September 16, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Tried a Halal market yesterday and was delighted to find all kinds of unusual offal. I have lamb's feet-- I'll add that to bone broth, no problem. I purchased a large package of liver with something attached to it-- it turns out to be lungs,... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · December 17, 2012 at 6:08 PM

I'm Greek, we eat that stuff all the time when I'm back there. Here's how my mom does it: For lungs, testicles, and spleen (and occasionally liver & heart), simply boil them in a lot of water for 30 minutes. When they start getting this white... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Does anyone have any tips on breaking lamb bones without splintering them so that you can get at the marrow? A simple method would be good without special tools or saws. Many thanks

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eric_9 0 · December 16, 2012 at 10:43 AM

I usually use a hand axe, with the bone on a log. Breaks them without splintering, I get two pieces, sometimes i get a rough edge. np.

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by 1981 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

I got a bunch of lamb meat for a great deal recently, and I am hoping for some advice on a nice way to cook lamb shank. I do cook a lot, so if you have an ambitious recipe or a tip on handling this particular cut, please share!

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anonymous_12 0 · November 20, 2012 at 9:10 PM

braise - http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/braised_lamb_shanks/ Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 2 hours Add to shopping list INGREDIENTS 2 Lamb shanks Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2... (more)

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by 564 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

I impulsively bought a small bag of lamb neck bones at my local greenmarket last week. Is there any quick way to cook them? All of the recipes I've found are stews, but I've already got about a gallon of bison bolognese in the fridge. Ideally I'd... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · November 10, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Here's what I would do. Season with salt, pepper, and anything else (turmeric, cumin, and chili powder/paprika make a nice combo) and let them sit at room temperature (15-30 minutes). Pat them dry. Brown the meaty neck bones in a pan (in some... (more)

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by 2029 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I just opened up my package of grass fed lamb livers I received from my local rancher. I first noticed that they really didn't have a smell...until I started cutting into it. Now I think they smell faintly fruity--like plums. Anyone else share... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · October 18, 2012 at 6:39 AM

Liver goes really well with raw sauerkraut- it also makes improves its digestion. Some traditionally made sauerkrauts are made with caraway seeds and juniper berries... yum! I've never had lamb liver before but I often notice certain things... (more)

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by 190 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Hello. I am supposed to be getting between 40 and 50% of my calories from protein, and am looking to diversify my proteins. So, I was looking on grasslandbeef.com and came across "lamb oysters" http://www.grasslandbeef.com/Detail.bok?no=1086 Are... (more)

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Resurgent 0 · September 24, 2012 at 5:31 AM

..Quarter them and saute them in liberal amount of butter, salt, pepper and whole cumin seed for seasoning.. have them on a piece of crunchy lettuce... YUM..!!

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by 1786 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Doing this all on Droid so.bear with When I.go.to.the halal mkt what cuts of lamb and goat are the leanest and least fatty? What cuts can be prepared quickly in a cast iron pan? What cuts can be easily prepared in an electric slow.cooker? Gratzi! (more)

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Christof 0 · August 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

in general, goat will be fairly lean to begin with. I wouldn't worry about it at all. When we butcher one of our goats, the grind parts end up under 10% without any tweaking- at times we even have to add fat to get a decent burger! My favorites... (more)

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by 432 · September 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Is there vitamin D in liver? If so, is it a significant amount like the vitamin A content? Also, are there any significant nutritional differences among lamb, duck, chicken and beef liver?

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Ryan_36 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Beef liver is pretty low in vitamin D at 16 IU per 100g raw: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/beef-products/3468/2 Nutrition data does not have vitamin D values listed on lamb or chicken liver. I would guess they are also low though. I know... (more)

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by 3280 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Does anyone know if this ground lamb from Whole Foods (from New Zealand) is: Grass Fed? How old is it likely to be? (I don't think it is shipped frozen, and New Zealand is pretty far away from Philadelphia). From what I understand, lamb... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · June 19, 2012 at 1:24 PM

Basically all NZ beef and lamb products are grass fed

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by 1074 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Where do you guys get the best deals for lamb (grassfed or not)? I normally get the lamb leg from Costco at ~6 dollars per lb. Any better options or places online?

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Ryan_36 0 · July 05, 2012 at 3:29 PM

My loacl Publix has lamb shoulder chops for 4.50/lb usually. Leg, shank, and other cuts are more expensive.

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by 1578 · September 16, 2014 at 7:45 PM

I bake my lamb chops on a cast iron skillet in the oven. I dont use any butter or oil to cook this. When it's done they are swimming in a pool of their own fat. Typically I throw it out if I'm not dipping veggies in it. Any suggestions as to what... (more)

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zoomia 0 · May 22, 2012 at 10:52 PM

The only thing better than broccoli sauteed in duck fat is broccoli sauteed in lamb fat. I trim a good chunk of the lamb fat off before cooking (leaving a bit for the taste), and render it. Stick it in a mason jar in the fridge ...

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by 1600 · September 16, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Lamb is cheaper than beef at the farmers market, I like it kinda alot, Um.. I dont care for beef unless its uncured beef bacon. The nutritional facts seem pretty good. So is there any reason not to? Sheesh between that and salmon I may be... (more)

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killer_Nibs 0 · May 02, 2012 at 11:48 PM

No reason at all not to eat lamb instead. My go to meal atm is lamb mince + rosemary + garlic + an egg = amazeballs meatballs. Add in afew mashed spuds for meatloaf. I make my broths from lamb too. the only drawback from lamb, is the fat.... (more)

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by 24528 · September 16, 2014 at 7:43 PM

So, I switched to lamb as my main red meat and animal fat instead of grassefed beef about 4 months ago thinking that it would be lower in environmental toxins because of the young age of the animal at culling. Am I fooling myself? Does all the... (more)

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August 0 · April 13, 2012 at 8:41 PM

You aren't fooling yourself. You may be overkilling it a little on toxin avoidance though. Grass fed animals have a much lower toxin load and they've got livers, which tend to remove a lot of this sort of stuff. What's the return on investment... (more)

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by 670 · September 16, 2014 at 7:43 PM

I know this is a very specific question, but it's difficult to figure out! I've heard the beef here is often grain-finished (depending on rainfall and the seasons), and this is a selling-point for many suppliers. But what about lamb/goats? On... (more)

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Fiona 0 · April 13, 2012 at 7:29 AM

I'd echo what others have said that most lamb is left on pasture year round. I love this time of year in the UK with all the spring lambs in the fields! A lot of lamb/sheep (and goats) graze on land that's unsuitable for agriculture or for... (more)