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Biltong and the Paleo Diet

The paleolithic diet – or paleo diet – is a diet trend based off of foods that were eaten by Paleolithic humans. When humans relied on the hunter-gatherer lifestyle, long before the agriculture revolution, and today’s trend of highly processed foods. The paleo diet includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots and meats. The diet excludes dairy products, grains, sugars, processed oils, salt, coffee and alcohol. The diet was started as a way to promote overall health, and in recent years has grown in popularity, with many people latching on to this new – or rather reestablished – way of life. There are many benefits to adopting a lifestyle that is low in sugar and carbs and high in protein. One way...

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Different types of biltong

Traditionally, biltong has been made using beef. This is partly because of the taste and texture it offers. Biltong is both sweet and savoury, with hints of rich spices, while the beef texture can be either soft and juicy or tough and crumbly. But it is also because beef is widely available and cost effective.  However, biltong can also be made using other types of meat besides beef. Chicken, game, ostrich and fish have all been used to make biltong. Biltong can even be made without meat. Mushroom biltong provides a nice vegetarian option that has a similar texture and look to traditional beef biltong. Chicken biltong Instead of salt and vinegar, which is used in the beef curing process,...

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Delicious Biltong Lunch Recipes

Since biltong can be integrated into many breakfast and dinner recipes, it’s no surprise that it also makes the perfect lunch companion. If you’re tired of eating the same old salad for lunch everyday, then look no further than these three delicious and unique lunch recipes featuring biltong.  Biltong Salad Recipe Salad has become a work lunch staple. It’s easy to prepare, easy to store and easy to take with you. However, salad can be a bit boring and often lacks a strong protein or iron element. Biltong and avocado salad is the perfect solution. It is healthy, delicious, and packed full of the nutrients your body needs to make it through the rest of the workday. Aside from biltong...

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Delicious Biltong Appetizer Recipes

Biltong, a form of dried, cured meat, is tasty, diverse and packed with protein. Because of this, it makes a great addition to dinner dishes such as pastas, stews and soups. But it also can be used in appetizers as a before dinner snack. Biltong comes in many forms including powdered form, which makes it easy to add to just about anything. Biltong is easy to integrate into all of your favorite tasty recipes. Biltong makes a great light snack Cream cheese and biltong truffles are the perfect snack to offer guests before a dinner party. They are incredibly easy to make, and the recipe is so versatile in that it can be changed to use any flavors or herbs...

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Delicious Biltong Dinner Recipes

Biltong, a form of dried, cured meat, is extremely versatile and therefore easy to integrate into a number of different dishes. For starters, the type of meat used to make biltong varies. While beef is the most common choice, as it is inexpensive and easy to obtain, biltong can also be made from game, ostrich, chicken and fish, meaning it will pair well with just about anything.  Biltong pasta dishes Biltong is also diverse in the way it can be prepared. Biltong can be dry and crumbly, which would allow it to integrate well with a salad. Or it can be tender, chewy and soft, which makes it a perfect addition to a pasta dish. Creamy pasta with tender biltong...

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