Why Eat Buffalo?
Pure and simply - it's the taste! Buffalo is the most flavourful red meat available to today's consumer. Naturally nutritious, tender, and easy to prepare - it just doesn't get any better than that! Buffalo is a dense meat, satisfying you more while eating less, and will not shrink down during cooking. Buffalo is an excellent red meat source, low in fat, high in protein and rich in flavour. Research conducted by Dr. M. Marchello, University of North Dakota, has shown that buffalo is a highly nutrient-dense food because of the proportion of protein, fat, minerals and fatty acids to its caloric value. Comparison of the nutritional values of buffalo has shown that buffalo meat is low in fat and calories and high in protein and nutrients. Studies also prove that buffalo has a greater concentration of iron as well as some of the essential fatty acids.
One serving of buffalo meat provides 34% of the daily recommended amounts of protein, 32% of zinc, 33% of iron, 10% of niacin, 20% of phosphorus, 14% of vitamin B6 and 42% of the antioxidant selenium. Buffalo meat is also non-allergenic, making it easier to digest by people with a red meat intolerance.
Buffalo are raised as naturally as possible. There are NO growth hormones, steroids, or drug residues in Lost Creek Ranch buffalo meat. For today's health conscious consumer buffalo meat is the natural choice for healthy eating.
Discover for yourself why buffalo meat is becoming a leading culinary trend across North America! Buffalo meat is very lean and does not marble like beef. In beef, fat acts like an insulator in the cooking process.
Buffalo must generally be cooked at a lower temperature and/or for less time. It is not recommended that buffalo be prepared to a well-done stage.