Beef in a plant forward diet 

Plant-based diets are more popular than ever, but if you’ve thought you have to give up beef to follow a plant-based diet, you may be surprised to learn this is not the case! Continuing to include and enjoy a variety of foods in a plant-based diet will ensure you’re getting vital nutrients and sticking with the diet for the longterm.

Grilled Top Round Steak with Plum Ginger Barbecue Sauce

After a soak in a tenderizing marinade of plum sauce, ginger and lemon juice, Top Round Steak is grilled, sliced and served with stir-fried veggies and rice.

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Calypso Beef Soup

Travel to the Caribbean with this bold curried soup made with Ground Beef, creamy coconut milk and sweet potatoes.

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Cali-Avocado Steak Salad

A simple salad with a lot of flavor. Top Sirloin Steak, orange, avocado and naan bread make this salad a tasty option for lunch or dinner in 30 minutes.

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Beef Barley Soup with Spinach

Spinach adds a fresh boost to this beefy soup that's just as classic as it is chock-full of flavor.

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Grilled Beef Tri-Tip Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Craving a hearty salad? Beef Tri-Tip Roast is marinated in a tangy balsamic vinaigrette and cooked on the grill. Paired with greens and other colorful vegetables for the perfect plate.

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Gazpacho Steak Salad

Add some global flavors to a steak salad. Spicy vegetable juice, tomatoes, and peppers make for the perfect Spanish-style dressing to serve over greens.

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Since following a plant-based diet allows the freedom for all types of food groups, it makes it a more realistic and sustainable eating pattern for most. Eating a plant-based diet that includes beef and other animal products allows for flexibility, which can decrease a lot of the stress around eating. Enjoy the health benefits of a balanced plate while continuing to include healthy foods you already know and love.

load up on vegetables

Aim to make half of your plate fiber-rich, non-starchy vegetables. Try to include two to three different colored vegetables to make a colorful plate that includes a variety of nutrients.

inlcude whole grains

Include whole grains like brown rice, whole-grain bread, oatmeal, couscous, quinoa, or farro.

focus on specific fats

Focus on including monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat sources like avocados, olive oil, nuts, and seeds.

add some sweetness with fruit

Aim for 2 to 3 servings of fruit a day. Beef pairs well with a variety of fruits like apricots, peaches, pineapple, plums and prunes.

More great beef information...

grass vs grain


All cattle spend a majority of their lives eating grass on pastures. But beef can be finished in a variety of ways, giving you choices when at the meat case in your local grocery store.

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beef grades

Open Meat Case

Beef grades set the standards for the various quality levels of beef cuts. The grading program uses highly trained specialists and sometimes grading instruments to assist in determining the official grade.

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aging beef


The process of aging beef, whether dry or wet aged, involves storing meat at refrigerated temperatures to enhance the flavor, juiciness and tenderness of the meat.

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Cut Collections

Whether you're looking for a lean cut for a weeknight family dinner or a large, tender cut for your holiday roast, our cut collections will provide you with everything you need to choose the perfect cut next time you're at the meat case..


cooking lessons

Brush up on your cooking skills.... or just learn something new!

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kid and family friendly

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beef handling safety tips

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Cut your cooking in half and make enough beef to have a second meal! Easy peasy!

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