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KBEACH97's Photo KBEACH97 Posts: 313
7/17/09 12:38 P

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I've tried to down play the role of meat in the diet. So that the whole meal is no longer planned around a hunk of meat. Somenights we don't even have any.

Recently I've found turkey burger at a good price at my supermarket and use that for tacos and hamburgers.

If I'm using regular beef for tacos I brown the beef, drain it, rinse it under water to wash off as much fat as I can, and then go back and add the seasonings. I read somewhere once that by doing that you can get ground chuck almost as low fat as the supper lean ground beef that way.

Good luck.

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CFMOSS's Photo CFMOSS Posts: 6,248
7/10/09 7:05 P

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I do a mix so the family doesn't get bored and mostly focus on portion control. Tonight we are having hamburgers on the grill - I use half regular ground beef and half super lean ground beef - for 3 of us I usually make 4 hamburgers I have 1 and the guys split the extra. They can have more calories.

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7/8/09 9:50 P

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I also eat a lot of chicken breast. But I'm not willing to give up a nice big t-bone steak now and then. So I plan those days out. Eat very low calorie and low fat until my supper. Then I have my steak with a lettuce salad and lite ranch dressing.

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7/8/09 7:45 P

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We eat a lot of fish and shellfish. We have that at least twice a week if not more. We like vegetarian pastas and we have found some good low fat duck recipes of late. Pork is also a good alternative. I try to have two fish/shellfish dishes and one vegetarian each week and then fill in with a variety of poultry, pork, beef and buffalo.

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7/8/09 7:26 P

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Turkey, Fish and Lean Pork.

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DRAKKIE's Photo DRAKKIE Posts: 230
7/8/09 7:08 P

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Okay, I've over doing chicken to death! Can you guys help me list other meats that would be good and not loaded with fat!? Thanks :)

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