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Write A Review & You Could Win!

Hi folks!

We're celebrating our 15-year anniversary this month! 

We wouldn't be where we are today without each and every one of you. We appreciate your continued support and patronage. We look forward to many more years of doing what's good for our animals, good for our planet and good for you. 

What better way to kick off the anniversary festivities than with a giveaway? So here are the details...

In case you missed it, our new and improved website has the option to leave product reviews. Just click the product(s) you wish to review and select 'add your review' and you're done. Easy peasy, right?

Submit a review of any of our online selections between Thursday, September 17 - Tuesday, September 22 to be entered to win a $100 gift certificate!

Upon leaving a review you will automatically be entered into our drawing. Only one entry per person, but you're welcome to leave multiple reviews. The winner will be randomly selected and announced on Friday, September 25. 

Good luck & happy reviewing! 







Paleo Takeout + US Wellness Meats Giveaway!

 Hello real foodies! 

***Don't miss an exclusive recipe and giveaway at the end of this post.***

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We've known home chef, blogger, and cookbook author Russ Crandall (aka- The Domestic Man) for many years. Like us, Russ believes in an ancestral, whole foods way of eating. We are so thrilled to share the release of his second cookbook, Paleo Takeout. Available today, June 23rd!

Before we get to the giveaway, Russ has generously agreed to let us share a NEW recipe that can only be found in Paleo Takeout. It's one of our favorites, and we're sure you'll love it too!



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  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste 
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper


  • 2 tbsp expeller-pressed coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup tapioca or arrowroot starch
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 2 large eggs, beaten


  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1 tbsp cold water
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds, to garnish
  • 2 green onions, sliced, to garnish

- In a saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat, then reduce the heat to low to gently simmer as you prepare the rest of the meal; stir occasionally.

- Preheat your oven to 250°F. In a wok or skillet, warm the coconut oil over medium heat. Combine the tapioca starch, salt, and pepper, then toss the chicken pieces with the starch mixture. With your fingers, dip a starchy chicken piece in the beaten eggs, shake off the excess egg, and then add to the oil. Repeat until you have filled your skillet, being careful not to overcrowd the chicken pieces. Fry the chicken until cooked through, flipping every 2 minutes, about 6 to 8 minutes per batch. As you finish each batch, place the cooked pieces on a plate lined with paper towels; put them in the oven to stay warm. You should be able to cook the chicken pieces in 3 or 4 batches, depending on the size of your skillet.

- Once the chicken is cooked through, finish the sauce. Taste the sauce and add more salt or pepper if needed. If the sauce is too dark and strong tasting, add a little chicken broth to thin it out. At this point, the sauce should be about as thick as tomato soup and should have a sharp but not overwhelming flavor.

- In a small bowl, stir together the arrowroot starch and cold water to create a slurry. Raise the sauce temperature to medium; once bubbling, add half of the slurry and stir until thickened, adding more slurry if needed. Remove from the heat.

Toss the chicken pieces with the sauce, then garnish with sesame seeds and green onions. Serve over Basic Steamed Rice (page 286) or Cauliflower Rice (page 288).

* Consider adding chunks of onion, bell pepper, or even pineapple to enhance the flavor of this dish. These ingredients should be added with the starch slurry in step 4.

* This dish is equally delicious made with sliced pork loin or shrimp.



We're pairing Paleo Takeout with a $150 US Wellness Meats gift certificate to give to one of our loyal followers. 

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US Wellness Meats & Lodge Cast Iron Giveaway!


This month we've partnered up with Lodge Cast IronFounded in 1896, Lodge has been producing American made cast iron cookware for over a century. To this day, they remain a family-owned and operated business producing high quality cast iron products. 

The fine folks at Lodge just released their brand new cookbook! Lodge Cast Iron Nation is packed full of delicious recipes provided by Lodge's very own network of chefs and fans from around the country. You'll find a diverse array of recipes - everything from appetizers to desserts and everything in-between. 

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Our pals at Lodge have generously agreed to donate a copy of Lodge Cast Iron Nation, a 12-inch cast iron skillet, and hot handle mittWe're pairing that with a $100 US Wellness Meats gift certificate so you can cook with your new skillet and cookbook!

At US Wellness, we have over 500 selections on our website ranging from grass-fed beef, lamb, and bison, free-range poultry, and gourmet rabbit and pork. We have been successfully producing and selling the highest-quality products for over a decade. Our cattle are raised - from birth to processing - in their natural environment grazing on native grasses. Each of our producers has over 20 years of experience in the raising and handling of livestock. Over the years we have partnered with other like-minded suppliers to expand our offerings. 

We recently added some new products! We now carry free-range (non-gmo) duck, organic produce, and more. We have also added a few new categories to our website including Sugar-Free Options and Paleo Favorites.

Enter via the widget below: 

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Giveaway is open to US residents only. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, May 7th.

Thank you for your participation!

The Ancestral Table & US Wellness Meats Giveaway!

We've known home chef and blogger extraordinaire Russ Crandall (aka- The Domestic Man) for many years. He popped up on our radar a few years back and we fell in love with his beautiful photography and traditional recipes. We have been best buds ever since. Like us, Russ believes in an ancestral, whole foods way of eating. Russ is a leader in the paleo/real food community, so we were thrilled to hear about the release of The Ancestral Table

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Russ was kind enough to send us a preview copy of The Ancestral Table, along with two extra copies to give away to our loyal followers.

Within the pages of The Ancestral Table, you will find over 100 traditional recipes for a gluten-free, paleo lifestyle. Russ shares his journey of medical setbacks and triumphs, and talks about what led him to this current lifestyle - one that is based on the paleo diet principles.

Inside The Ancestral Table, you will find American and international classics such as:

Chicken-Fried Steak to rival Grandma's recipe
- Timeless French Onion Soup
Bi Bim Bap with authentic, hassle-free Kimchi
- An incomparable Teriyaki Sauce
- Fragrant, satisfying Butter Chicken

We love that Russ includes a fun fact or brief blurb on the history of the each dish. We also love that Russ stays true to himself and his style with each ancestral, traditional recipe within the pages of The Ancestral Table. Check out this blog post from Russ himself on why he wrote The Ancestral Table.

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Besides being an amazing chef, Russ is an officer of the US Navy. We are honored to partner with him for this release celebration and also thank him for his service to this great country! 

The Ancestral Table comes highly recommended from all of us here at US Wellness! It's one of our favorite new cookbooks, and one we will be cooking from for a long time to come. We love seeing our products within the pages of The Ancestral Table, and we applaud Russ for his efforts. 

In honor of the official release, Russ has so kindly agreed to let us share one of our favorite recipes:

Hearty Stew

(Recipe from The Ancestral Table by Russ Crandall)

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 2 1/2 hours


describe the image2 lbs stew meat, chuck roast, or similar, cut into 1 1/2" chunks

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup red wine

1 cup beef stock or broth

1 cup chicken stock or broth

1/2 tsp dried thyme

2 bay leaves

2 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks

2 carrots, cut into bite-sized chunks

1 parsnip, cut into bite-sized chunks

1/2 cup frozen peas

1 small handful fresh parsley, chopped


1. Season the meat with the salt and pepper. In a Dutch Oven, heat the oil on medium until shimmering, about 2 minutes. Add the meat and brown, in batches if needed, turning every few minutes. Set the browned meat aside.

2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Add the onion to the Dutch Oven and saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and saute for another 30 seconds, then add the beef and its accumulated juices, wine, broths, thyme, and bay leaves. Add more broth if needed to mostly cover the beef. Bring to a simmer, cover, and put in the oven to roast for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

3. Add the potatoes, carrots, and parsnip to the Dutch Oven. Roast for another 40 minutes, until the vegetables and meat are tender. Remove from the oven, uncover, and place on the stovetop to simmer on low heat as you prepare the vegetable puree below; discard the bay leaves.

4. Using a ladle or large spoon, remove some of the potatoes, carrots, and parsnips about 2 cup total, and 1/2 cup of the bone broth. Blend the vegetables and broth into a smooth puree, then return it to the Dutch Oven, stirring until thick, about 1 minute. Carefully stir in the peas, then cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve.

Without further ado, let's talk about what we're giving away!

First Prize - The Ancestral Table and $100 US Wellness Meats gift certificate

Second Prize - The Ancestral Table and $75 US Wellness Meats gift certificate

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Giveaway open to US residents only. Sorry folks, but we are unable to ship outside the continental United States.

Thank you for your participation! 

The US Wellness Meats Team

Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Giveaway!

Please join us in welcoming the newest addition to the Nom Nom Paleo Family - Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans!

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Henry and Michelle, the masterminds behind Nom Nom Paleo and a very successful cooking app, have created a beautiful, hardcover cookbook featuring over 100 "nomtastic" recipes using real, fresh ingredients. Half of the recipes featured within the pages of Food for Humans are never-before-seen recipes. 

Here's a sneak peek at some of Michelle's mouth-watering recipes:

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and Henry's comics:


Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans is a must-have addition to any home library! We're confident you will love this book just as much as we do, so we're giving away a copy to one lucky fan! 

What's up for grabs?

We're pairing Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans with a $100 US Wellness Meats gift certificate, so you can cook your way through the book with Henry, Michelle, Owen, and Ollie.

Entering is easy! Use the widget below:

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Giveaway is open to US residents only. The winner will be announced on Monday, February 3rd.

Thank you for your participation!

End of Summer Giveaway!


We’re having an End of Summer Giveaway! This time we've teamed up Lodge Cast Iron to bring you a giveaway you won't want to miss!

Not familiar with Lodge products? Founded in 1896, Lodge has been producing American-made cast iron cookware for over a century. To this day, they remain a family owned and operated business producing high quality cast iron products. 

Our pals at Lodge have graciously agreed to donate their wildly popular 5-Piece Starter Set. This features 5 of their most popular cast-iron pieces, perfect for college students, newlyweds, or any kitchen connaisseur.

Lodge Starter Set (Valued at $122):

-         10.5” Round Griddle

-         8” Skillet

-         10.25” Skillet

-         5 qt Dutch Oven

-         10.25” Iron Cover (fits both 10.25” Skillet and Dutch Oven)

We’ll be pairing the Lodge 5-Piece Starter Set with a $150 US Wellness gift certificate. Our website features 500+ frozen selections shipping every week. Our many offerings include grass-fed beef, lamb and bison, gourmet pork and rabbit, free-range chicken and duck, wild-caught seafood, gourmet snacks, and more.

In case you missed it, we have recently added a bunch of new products! We now carry free-range (non-gmo) duck. We have also added a few new categories to our website including Sugar-Free Options and Paleo Favorites.


Entering is easy! Use the widget below:

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Giveaway is open to US residents only. The winner will be announced on Thursday, September 5. Thank you for your participation!

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Winner will be announced via our Facebook page and newsletter

Griddle and Grub Giveaway!

We’re kicking off this summer with another giveaway. We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This time we’ve created a breakfast bundle that’s sure to kick start your day. We’ve paired all of our sugar-free favorites with a Lodge Cast Iron Iron Griddle.

describe the imageReversible Pro Grid Iron Griddle and USWM Sugar-Free Breakfast Favorites (Valued at $150):

-         Pork Bacon

-         Pork Breakfast Sausage

-         Beef Sandwich Steaks

-         Beef Breakfast Sliders (Italian and Polish)

-         Beef Organ Sausages (Liverwurst and Braunschweiger)

Winner will be announced on Thursday, June 13th. Please enter via the widget:

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Get Your Grill On!

Grilling season is upon us! For all you grilling enthusiasts, we have the perfect prize package for you. We’ve paired an assortment of our grilling favorites with a Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman’s Grill. It’s perfect for use at home, camping, or tailgating. We're also giving you some of our most popular grass-fed grilling selections for you to enjoy. So fire up the grill, invite your friends over, and throw on your favorite steaks.

Our new friends at Lodge Cast Iron have agreed to donate one of their wildly popular Sportsman’s Grills. Founded in 1896, Lodge has been producing American made cast iron cookware for over a century. To this day, they remain a family owned and operated business producing high quality cast iron products. For more information on Lodge Cast Iron, visit their website

Prize Package from Lodge Cast Iron & US Wellness Meats:

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  • -Perfect for any outdoor barbecue
  • -Cast Iron Grill gate provides superior results
  • -Door allows for coals to be added
  • -Sliding Mechanism enhances airflow

- US Wellness Grilling Favorites (valued at $145)


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Please use the widget above to enter. Giveaway open to US residents only. One lucky winner will be randomly selected and announced on Monday, May 20. Thank you for your participation. Happy Grilling!

The Ultimate Snack Giveaway!

It’s never too early to start your children on a healthy diet. It's important that we teach our kids how to make smart food choices. At US Wellness Meats, we are proud to offer a wide variety of healthy snack options for children of all ages. Some of our favorite healthy snacks include beef snack sticks, beef jerky, pemmican, turkey jerky, trail mix, and GoodOnYa bars. Looking for a healthy meal option to pack in your child's lunchbox? You've come to the right place. We offer many nutrient-dense organ meats for you to incorporate into any diet. Try our popular liverwurst and braunschweiger. They are a hit at every WAP Conference we attend. More kid favorites include beef franks, bologna, salami, and more.

lumchbotsgiveaway2Good food is essential, as well as packing it in the proper container. Looking for an alternative to a plastic lunchbox? LunchBots to the rescue. These handy stainless steel containers are perfect for the whole family. The individual compartments will allow for a variety of healthy meal options. Not only are they super stylish and practical; they can also conveniently fit inside a backpack.

Would you like to win a LunchBots Trio like the one pictured? We’re pairing that with a $75 US Wellness Meats gift certificate so that you can stock up on all of your favorites to pack in your new LunchBots. One lucky winner will be randomly selected and announced on Thursday, April 4th.

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