Chorizo, Manchego, and Sweet Potato Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

sweet potato and chorizo salad

sweet potato and chorizo salad

You might not know this about me, but I get pretty excited about organic, grass-fed meat. Yes, it’s true: I danced quite the happy jig when the folks from America’s Farmstand sent me a beef sampler from Englebert Farms.

While I never got around to writing a One Simple Change blog post about meat, there is actually a chapter in my book about why you might want to reconsider it if meat is something you never eat. There are compelling reasons not to eat industrial meat, of course (like ingesting residues from antibiotics and hormones, as well as genetically modified crops and pesticides that are in the animals’ feed, plus the meat of grain-fed animals has a poor fatty acid profile), but that’s not the meat I am recommending you include in your diet…meat that is raised humanely on grass/pasture is very different from it’s factory-farmed, grain-fed counterpart.

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