November 05, 2015    Monticello, MO
 
US Wellness Meats Newsletter - In This Issue  

Dr. Mercola ~ Foods that Fight the Common Cold

Reminder this week's specials end on Saturday at 10pm CST

Several Pork Restocks including Ground Pork, Boneless Chops, Shoulder Roast
 
Recipe Corner - Santa Maria Tri-Tip Roast ( See Below )

Dear John, 

It's that time of year again when it seems everyone is coming down with a cold.  In this issue's feature article Dr. Mercola shares a number of foods, herbs, and natural remedies to boost your immune system and keep you healthy while those around you suffer the effects of the common cold. 

In addition to the healthy foods at US Wellness, you can find natural supplements to help boost your immune system this cold season in our Nutraceuticals category.  These include our Complete Body Nutrients, Superior Trace Minerals, and Salmon Oil Softgels.  


We'd like to give a shout-out to our longtime friend and customer, Kieba Blacklidge.    Kieba lives on the Big Island of Hawaii where she offers her Body Temple Boot Camps in Paradise.  At these health & wellness boot camps you will "Release Your Warrior Within", strengthen and sculpt your body, expand your energetic soul, and learn to live the Retro-Raw Lifestyle with vitality and a passion for life! Kieba's training center is very unique, and yields results physically and mentally.  There are few trainers on the planet with the level of passion and vitality that Kieba carries forward every day.

The Grassfed Exchange is seeking a Volunteer Social Media Director.  As the social media lead you will be an important member of the GFE leadership team and you will receive free travel, registration and lodging at the Grassfed Exchange annual conference.  If you have an interest, click here for more information.  

Browser issues have cropped up across the web in the last few weeks with new changes in PCI compliance which is the latest technology to keep hackers at a safe distance.  The following notes will correct some issues that our users encountered in the last two weeks:
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All the changes above are for your protection as the browser industry works to stay ahead of hacking technology.   We have seen many improvements in the last couple of years and this trend will continue.   
 
Best Early November Regards,

John, Lee Ann, Tressa, Laura, and Deric on behalf of the farm families of US Wellness Meats.  

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Dr. Mercola
Dr. Mercola
Foods That Fight The Common Cold

The key to preventing colds and recovering from them quickly is to maintain a strong immune system, which includes: optimizing your diet, avoiding sugar, optimizing your vitamin D level, getting enough sleep and exercise, managing your stress, and practicing good hand washing technique.

Just being exposed to a cold virus does not automatically mean you'll catch a cold. If your immune system is operating at its peak, your body will be able to fend off the virus without ever getting sick, even if you're exposed to it.

A number of foods, herbs, and supplements can be particularly helpful for promoting strong immune function. 
 
Customer Feedback
chuck roast
Beef Chuck Roast

These beef chuck roasts are so full of flavor. We like to put them in the crockpot along with veggies, early in the morning to have for dinner during the summer months. During the cold winter months we put them in the crockpot in the evening to eat for a hearty breakfast. It's so nice to smell the roast cooking and ready when we get up in the morning. The roasts are so tender they fall apart and if you have leftovers then they make delicious roast beef sandwiches. If you're looking for a meal that is easy to make, then order some of these roasts. :)

Renee C.
Ballwin, MO

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Recipe Corner
Tri-Tip Roast
Santa Maria  Tri-Tip 
Author: Danielle Walker
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound tri-tip roast 
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • teaspoon onion powder
  • teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped  
Directions: 
  1. Rinse the roast and pat it dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine the rub ingredients in a bowl and rub it all over the roast. Let the meat sit at room temperature for 45 minutes.
  3. Preheat one side of an electric grill to medium-high heat or arrange and light the coals to one side of a charcoal grill.
  4. Sear the meat on all sides for 8 minutes, then move it to the opposite side of the grill off of the direct heat. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. Flip and continue cooking for 10 minutes or until a thermometer reads 135-140 degrees for medium-rare, 140-145 for medium, or 145-150 for medium-well.
  5. Slice thinly against the grain for maximum tenderness.

Danielle Walker is the author and photographer of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Against all Grain. After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease when she was 22 years old, Danielle realized that she needed to make dietary changes to end her suffering.  She removed grains, lactose, and legumes from her diet, and started her blog to help others suffering from similar ailments continue to enjoy food. With her acquired culinary skills, love for food, and an equal love for journalism, she has become a source of hope for others suffering from all types of diseases or allergies.  If you would like to learn more about Danielle visit her website Against All Grain.
Farm Photos - US Wellness Cattle

Cattle taking advantage of early November warmth and solar power.

Late Fall grazing is magical for cattle performance with cool air temps.
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