While it may be surprising, owning your own meat grinder can help you in your pursuit to live a healthier life. According to USDA, average American in 2000 consumed 300 more calories than average American in 1985, a 12% increase, including a 24% increase of fat calories. The average daily fat intake was 81.4 grams and saturated fat intake was 27.9 grams in 2000 (ers.usda.gov/briefing/consumption). Americans are consuming too much fat, especially saturated fat.
One way to cut down on fat is to own your own meat grinder. Your meat grinder gives you ability to manage what you are eating. You will no longer be subject to what seasonings and fillers that are found in meats available in your local grocery store. With a meat grinder, you gain total control of what goes into your meat products. You are in charge of your intake of fats, salts, and other fillers since you are in control of ingredients. A meat grinder can help you in your pursuit in living a healthier lifestyle.
A meat grinder is a useful tool for grinding meat for meatloaf, sausages, hamburgers, and much more. A meat grinder allows you to pick cuts of meat you want and gives you a better consistency to your meat then a regular food processor can. In addition, it also has ability to grind up nuts, fruit, cheese, and vegetables. This means you can let your imagination run wild with possibilities including relish, savory spreads, and much more. A meat grinder allows you to create healthy and better tasting meals.
A meat grinder not only allows healthy alternatives but also gives you a chance to be creative. For Memorial Day, our family barbecued most amazing lean sausages with applesauce and apple chunks. These extra ingredients give sausage a unique flavor and keep lean meat moist. A meat grinder gives you chance to stay lean and be creative. The following is a simple lean sausage recipe just to get you started on some of your own ideas: