Marinating 101 – Tips & Beef Marinade Recipe

by, TheFitFork.com

Grilling season is here and it's time to find out how and why to marinate your beef before it hits the grill! Also, the easiest marinade recipe ever!

With grill season here, it’s time to talk marinades. A marinade is a pre-cooking soak of liquid ingredients along with herbs and spices that not only adds flavor to meats but acts as a tenderizing agent, making less expensive (and tougher) cuts of beef more enjoyable. Marinating beef is an easy and tasty way to make cuts like chuck, round, flank and skirt the star of your backyard cookout and stretch your outdoor entertaining budget. Today, I’m sharing tips on how to marinate for success along with the easiest, most customizable marinade recipe you’ll ever find– never buy another bottle at the store again! Continue reading

Lunch On-The-Go: Mu Shu Steak and Apple Wraps

Lunch On-The-Go: Mu Shu Steak and Apple Wraps

Eating lunch on-the-go has become a staple practice in our fast-paced society. And with a plethora of fast food options at our fingertips, consuming a well-balanced and easy-to-prepare protein meal is often easier said than done. Which is exactly why we were so excited to stumble upon this Mu Shu Steak and Apple Wrap recipe through our participation in the 30-day Protein Challenge— with less than 30 minutes of prep time and three grams of protein, we knew this would be a perfect lunch on-the-go in the midst of a busy week! Continue reading

Are You Up For The Protein Challenge?

We are excited to announce that during the month of June, the BEEF Loving Texans at Texas Beef Council will be partaking in the Protein Challenge. What’s the Challenge, you ask? It’s simple, really. For 30 days, those completing the challenge are charged to try eating more protein by consuming the recommended daily value of 25-30 grams per meal. Continue reading