Hunting for protein

I am a carnivore. Though I don’t need to eat meat with every meal and actually am a regular consumer of salads and brown rice and veggies.

Until I met Curt I was a little weirded out by the idea of venison. But now I love it. I love it as burger, tenderloin, jerky, pepperoni sticks …

And venison is a protein. You know how I love my protein. And it is a very lean meat with very little fat.

According to Livestrong, wild venison can have 35 g protein per 4-ounce serving and contains about 120 calories.

Before I met Curt I (in my ignorance) I assumed anyone with a gun was a crazy nut job. Yes, I am from Arizona. But I never grew up around guns and am not comfortable around them.

For at least the past five years in a row (and a few other times tricked in) Curt and I have traveled to Missouri for the opening of deer season.

I have had many conversations with people who can’t believe we hunt Bambi. My response usually is, well, you eat meat, right? And it is safer and healthier than anything you buy at the … Continue reading