Guacamole Elk Burgers with Jalapeño Aioli

Posted on July 20th, 2018 / Burgers

Looking for a great way to spice up your burgers for the summer? This Whole30 recipe our friend  The Kitcheneer pairs our naturally lean and incredibly rich ground elk with a spicy yet creamy jalepeño aioli for a burger that’s got some serious kick! Recipe: Whole30 Guacamole Elk Burgers with Jalapeño Aioli Recipe & Photography by The […]

Bison Sliders with Sweet Potato Fry Buns

Posted on May 16th, 2018 / Bison Recipes, Burgers, Uncategorized

Here’s a bite-sized twist on an old classic from our friend The Kitcheneer – and just in time for your Memorial Day celebrations! Recipe: Bison Sliders with Sweet Potato Fry Buns Recipe & Photography by The Kitcheneer. Be sure to check out her blog here. Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Method: […]

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New Year, New Whole30!

Posted on January 1st, 2018 / Whole30

Welcome to the first day of 2018 and the first day of the January Whole30! Now that the New Year has officially started, it’s time to get started on all those good intentions, resolutions and goals you set last night. You’re already on it right? Just teasing. It’s totally ok to ease into the year […]

Rosemary & Garlic Bison Pot Roast

Posted on December 15th, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes, Bison Roasts, Community, Cooking Tips, Grassfed Bison, Partners, Slow Cooker

Who says a good meal has to be complicated? This super-simple yet elegant bison pot roast recipe by the talented Grace Brinton elevates any meal to special-occasion status. Try it out this holiday season or anytime you feel like impressing your friends and family with a special dish. Rosemary & Garlic Bison Pot Roast Recipe:  Recipe & […]

Balsamic & Maple Dijon Holiday Bison Roast

Posted on November 30th, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes, Bison Roasts, Cooking Tips, Partners

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, there’s a lot of festive events to attend and eating to be done. It’s also the perfect time to try out new recipes with family and friends.  One of our ambassadors, the lovely and talented Grace Brinton, made this drool-worthy recipe using our bison sirloin roast and […]

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7 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Holiday Season

Posted on November 28th, 2017 / Community

It may be the holiday season, but there’s no need to let that derail your healthy habits. Here are seven tips for maintaining your healthy lifestyle through the hectic holidays. 1. Get Plenty of Zzz’s This may seem obvious, but the holiday hype can leave you feeling drained. Instead of picking up the wrapping paper […]

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Give Thanks by Giving Back

Posted on November 17th, 2017 / Articles, Community, General

November 18th is National Family Volunteer Day and we can’t think of a better way to kick off the holiday season than giving back to your local community! Even better, make it a family affair. Volunteering as a family teaches children the importance of giving back and reminds everyone what the holiday season is all about. Here […]

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Let the Countdown to Thanksgiving Begin!

Posted on November 7th, 2017 / Bison, Cooking Tips, General, Grassfed Bison, Meal Prep

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there’s no better time to start planning your menu than right now. Whether you’re hosting a traditional family Thanksgiving feast or a raucous Friendsgiving, there are a lot of details that have to be accounted for. Lucky for you, we’ve created the ultimate Thanksgiving timeline for you to […]

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5 Savory Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Posted on October 22nd, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes, Brisket, Cooking Tips, Grassfed Bison, Ground Bison, Slow Cooker

Whether you call it a crockpot or a slow cooker, we couldn’t live without this genius of a kitchen tool – especially as cooler temperatures start to creep in and the days get shockingly shorter. There’s nothing more comforting than coming home after a long day at work to the rich aroma of dinner already […]

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Bone Broth: Drink Up The Goodness!

Posted on October 15th, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes, Cooking Tips, Nutritional Benefits

Bone broth is currently one of the most popular trends in the health community, but did you know this soothing stock has been around for centuries? There are a lot of really good reasons why this ancient remedy is making a major splash in today’s modern world – and they go far beyond the comfort […]

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Meet Us at Food Loves Tech!

Posted on October 8th, 2017 / Community, Events, General, Holistic Management, Media

The Honest Bison is excited to be attending the Food Loves Tech (FLT) event this November in Industry City, Brooklyn. Not only are we going to be an exhibitor, our founder, Sean Lenihan, will be speaking on a panel highlighting sustainability efforts. What is Food Loves Tech? Food Loves Tech is an education-by-entertainment innovation expo […]

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Hut, Hut, Eat! 5 Winning Recipes for Game Day!

Posted on September 30th, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes

Whether you’re tailgating before the big game or couchgating from the comfort of home, food is a huge part of the football viewing experience. While pizza is great in a pinch, it gets old Sunday after Sunday. Or depending on how much of a die-hard fan you are, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday AND Monday.  Get creative in the […]

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September Whole30 Week #4: The Final Week

Posted on September 24th, 2017 / Bison, Community, General, Partners, Specials, Whole30

Last call for our September Whole30 Promotion! Spend $150 or more in our store and receive 2 FREE 7 ounce New York Strip Steaks. Use promo code: Whole30BisonSteak to redeem. Ends 09.30.17. Welcome to the fourth and final week of the September Whole30! You’re almost over the finish line and you have a LOT to be proud of, but before you […]

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September Whole30: Week #3 – Halfway!

Posted on September 17th, 2017 / Bison, Community, General, Grassfed Bison, Partners, Specials, Whole30

Whole30 Promotion Reminder: Spend $150 or more in our store and receive 2 FREE 7 ounce New York Strip Steaks. Use promo code: Whole30BisonSteak to redeem. Ends 09.30.17. Welcome to week #3 of your September Whole30! You’re more than halfway there and the toughest days are behind you. Last week we went over some of the common feelings […]

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September Whole30: Week #2

Posted on September 9th, 2017 / Community, General, Specials, Whole30

Whole30 Promotion Reminder: Spend $150 or more in our store and receive 2 FREE 7 ounce New York Strip Steaks. Use promo code: Whole30BisonSteak to redeem.  Welcome to week two of the #SeptemberWhole30! Congratulations on making it through the first (and probably the hardest) seven days of eating real, whole foods. So how do you feel? Chances are […]

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September Whole30: Let’s Do This!

Posted on September 1st, 2017 / Bison, Community, Whole30

Welcome to week one of your September Whole30! While technically, you can start a Whole30 any day of the year, we love the symbolism of this month in particular. The seasons are changing, the kids are back in school, and schedules are returning to their normal routine. It’s a great time to rest your system […]

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5 Easy Back-to-School Recipes

Posted on August 20th, 2017 / Bison, Bison Recipes, General, Grassfed Bison

Summer is winding down and fall is right around the corner, which means back to school and back to busy schedules. Between picking up the kids from school and dropping them off at after school activities and then helping them with their homework, when do you have time to make dinner? When life gets hectic, […]

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Herd That: A Podcast About Sustainable Meat

Posted on August 16th, 2017 / Articles, Community, Holistic Management

Our friends over at Bavette Meat & Provisions just started an amazing new Podcast (or “Meatcast” as they fondly refer to it) about the sustainable meat industry called Herd That. And our founder Sean Lenihan was their guest for the inaugural episode! Melissa and Sean held nothing back as they dove into the world of […]

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Perfect Grilled Steak with Roasted Garlic Herb Butter

Posted on August 7th, 2017 / Bison Recipes, Bison Steaks

With summer in full swing, it seems like you can’t walk down the street without catching a mouth-watering whiff of steak sizzling on someone’s grill. It’s pretty much our favorite thing about the season. Well, aside from actually eating steak, that is. The great thing about grilling steaks in the summer is that it’s really […]

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How Bison (and Wine) Get Their Flavor

Posted on July 29th, 2017 / Grassfed Bison, Terroir

Have you ever wondered what makes a steak from one side of the country taste different than one from the other side?  We’re not talking about how it’s cooked or what it’s seasoned with but rather, the taste of the actual meat itself. How can the same cut of bison taste so different depending on […]

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Grill Up An Epic 4th of July BBQ!

Posted on June 26th, 2017 / Community

There’s no better way to celebrate America’s 241st birthday than by inviting some good friends over and firing up the old grill! As the recently-named national mammal of our great country, bison is the perfect meat to complement your Independence Day festivities. Before you start lighting those fireworks, check out our handy guide to host the best 4th […]

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Celebrating Father’s Day – The Honest Bison Way

Posted on June 12th, 2017 / Community

With Father’s Day right around the corner, what to get Dad is the question on everyone’s mind. And while gifts are great, nothing beats spending quality time together  – especially if it includes a good meal! So we’ve put together a list of fun (and tasty) things you can do with Dad this year. Tee […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Bison: Part 4 – CLAs

Posted on June 10th, 2017 / Bison Facts, Nutritional Benefits

Last, but by no means least, in our four-part series on the nutritional benefits of grassfed bison meat, we have Conjugated Linoleic Acids, aka “CLAs.” (If you’re just tuning in now and want to catch up, check out the previous posts on protein, iron, and omega-3’s.) Why do we need CLAs? CLAs are naturally occurring free fatty acids that are […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Bison: Part 3 – Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Posted on June 8th, 2017 / Bison Facts, Grassfed Bison, Nutritional Benefits

We hope you’ve been digging our series on the health benefits of bison so far. We know we’ve been getting pretty science-y with them, but nothing makes a meal taste better than knowing it’s also doing your body a whole lot of good – at least in our opinion! If you’re just tuning in now, it’s […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Bison: Part 2 – Protein

Posted on May 30th, 2017 / Bison Facts, Grassfed Bison, Nutritional Benefits

Last week we debuted part one of our four-part series highlighting the nutritional benefits of bison meat. We focused specifically on one main question, “Why is bison better for you than beef?” In case you missed it, you can catch up here. This week, we’ll focus on the extraordinarily high amounts of protein found in bison in relation […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Bison: Part 1 – Iron

Posted on May 14th, 2017 / Bison Facts, Grassfed Bison, Nutritional Benefits

When it comes to nutritional benefits, not all meats are created equal. It’s probably no surprise we tend to favor bison over here, but we have our reasons – a lot of them actually! When compared with beef (grain or grassfed), grassfed bison meat naturally comes out ahead in every single category, including taste. Now, you […]

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Slow Cooker Filipino Style Picadillo

Posted on April 18th, 2017 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison, Organ meats, Slow Cooker

Once again, our friend Amanda “The Kitcheneer” has outdone herself with this amazing recipe for Filipino Style Picadillo. Not only is it easy and incredibly tasty, she took it up a notch by making it with our special heart and liver blend of ground bison.  It’s a richer, more flavorful version of our classic ground and […]

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Garlic Herb Bison Roast of King’s Landing

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 / Bison Recipes, Bison Roasts, Paleo

Our sirloin tip roast is so royally tender and rich in flavor that  Amanda “The Kitcheneer” created a recipe in its honor. She also happens to be a major Game of Thrones fan but really, who isn’t? And so, without further ado, we present you with this very special (and delicious) recipe. Garlic Herb Bison […]

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The Kitcheener shares her Tomahawk Steak Recipe

Posted on January 8th, 2017 / Bison Recipes, Bison Steaks, Whole30

Meet Amanda, or as she’s more famously known, The Kitcheneer. Mechanical Engineer by profession, health and wellness guru by nature. She also happens to be a bona fide steak lover so when she offered to share one of her favorite  Tomahawk Steak recipes we were all ears. (And stomachs). Once you’ve devoured this juicy bad boy, we […]

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Men’s Health Gift Guide – Premium Steak Box

Posted on December 14th, 2016 / Media

Still searching for a gift worthy of that special meat-eater in your life? Men’s Health lists our premium grassfed bison steak box as one of this year’s top gifts.  Guy or gal, they’ll be firing up the grill before they’ve finished unwrapping it – no matter how cold it is. It comes with all our […]

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Bison Soboro Bowl

Posted on December 12th, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison

We aren’t just limited to Bison steak and potatoes! Today, we made Soboro Bowls, a traditional Japanese dish using our ground bison. Soboro is frequently eaten in bentos during lunch time! Although it’s not Paleo, it has very little sugar and soy in the entire batch. If you have ideas on making it Paleo, try making […]

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Bison Chili Recipe by Mary Shenduda, The Paleo Chef

Posted on November 14th, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison, Organ meats

Mary Shenouda is not just an amazing chef and entrepreneur, but also a friend and inspiration. We’ve had the good fortune of working with her for some time and today we get to share one of her recipes. It was originally posted on her site You’ll also find her entertaining all of us on […]

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Grill Dads – Korean Bison Short Rib Tacos

Posted on October 20th, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Short Ribs

Grill Dads, a show with two regular guys, has set out on a mission to define California style BBQ and identify the restaurants up and down the coast that exemplify this new cuisine. We hope they find it, and when they do, that they are using bison! Check out this mouthwatering SoCal inspired bison recipe! […]

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Honestly the Best Bison Burger

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Burgers, Ground Bison

I connected with Erin earlier this year and have enjoyed her recipes. Her “Honestly the Best Bison Burger” is a favorite of mine since she uses quite a few of my favorite ingredients. Check it out for yourself and let us know how it turns out for you! Cheers, Sean —– by Erin Blevins, Author […]

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Ginger Spiced Bison Sirloin Steak recipe

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Bison Steaks

By Erin Blevins, Author at Recipe originally created and posted on – Ginger Spiced Bison Sirloin Steak Recipe I saved this quote from a New York Times article I came across tonight which sounded all too familiar. My Dad told me something along these lines when I was Vegan and argued how disgusted I was with […]

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Bison Burger with Portobello “Bun”

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Burgers, Ground Bison

By Allison Hagendorf, Author I’m a burger kind of girl…which is why when I make my own burger, I opt for the highest quality, healthiest version there is. I’m talking supermeat, grass-fed bison. Why? When compared to beef, grass-fed bison is leaner, lower in cholesterol, and higher in protein, iron, and Omega-3.  I get mine […]

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A Modern Bison Primer, by Civil Eats

Posted on August 10th, 2016 / Articles, Holistic Management, Media

This traditional North American meat is not always what you think. By Caroline Abels on July 26, 2016 Not long ago, it was bison that dominated North America, reaching into the tens of millions, whereas beef cattle were relative newcomers, introduced by European settlers and minuscule in number. Today, those numbers have been flipped: there […]

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Invest in the future of The Honest Bison.

Posted on May 8th, 2016 / Investing

Community lending for small businesses. Some of you may remember a little investment campaign we ran last year through Kiva Zip. It was extremely successful and we raised the $5,000 we needed almost immediately, thanks to our supportive community. That loan was used to purchase more animals so we could continue to provide you and your […]

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Chipotle Rubbed Bison Flank Steak with Chimichurri.

Posted on April 11th, 2016 / Bison Recipes, Bison Steaks, Paleo, Whole30

Today is a very special day indeed as not only do we have this mouthwatering new grassfed bison flank steak for sale, we also just so happen to have a delicious new recipe to go with it. Behold the Chipotle Rubbed Bison Flank Steak with Chimichurri. Besides being fun to say, it’s also extremely delicious and […]

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Going Whole30? We’ve got your back.

Posted on January 4th, 2016 / Articles, Cooking Tips, Paleo, Whole30

A quick guide to starting (and staying) Whole30! With the Holidays almost behind us and the New Year about to start, our thoughts inevitably turn to what we can do better next year. And, thanks to recent indulgences, these often revolve around eating better and being more active. Whether you’re joining a Whole Life Challenge […]

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Butcher Box + The Honest Bison

Posted on December 27th, 2015 / Partners

Bringing quality grassfed meat to more people. By now you probably know that there’s nothing we love more than partnering with people that share our passion for bringing high-quality food to people. Well, we recently became involved with a wonderful company called ButcherBox that’s doing exactly that! Their successful Kick Starter Campaign is proof that […]

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Amazon Fresh now delivering The Honest Bison!

Posted on December 10th, 2015 / Partners

Yep. You read that right. Thanks to a local Southern California service, Out Of The Box Collective, you can now get your Honest Bison fix via Amazon Fresh! We are offering several of our most popular steaks as well as 1 lb packs of ground bison. NOTE: You must be a current Amazon Fresh customer […]

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How to help a movement grow – Savory Institute

Posted on December 10th, 2015 / Holistic Management

I want to tell you a bit about the work my friends at the Savory Institute are doing. They’re regenerating grasslands all over the globe. It’s true, at first glance grasslands are not the first place that come to mind when considering the planet’s most threatened landscapes. The plight of the grasslands is not as […]

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Recipe: Heartwarming Bison Marinara

Posted on September 28th, 2015 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison, Slow Cooker

As the weather starts to cool down our thoughts (and tummies) start to turn to foods that both comfort and warm us. Roasts. Stews. Chile. The thicker and heartier the better. Here’s one of our favorite recipes for homemade bison marinara sauce. It’s simple but delicious. And a real crowd-pleaser. Make a huge pot of it […]

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2015 Artisans of the Grasslands Conference

Posted on September 13th, 2015 / Events, Holistic Management

We are excited to announce that The Honest Bison will not only be a sponsor of this year’s Artisans of the Grasslands Conference, our bison will also be featured as part of Saturday’s dinner menu! Say what!?!   The event is organized by the Savory Institute and if you haven’t heard of them, check out […]

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Partner Spotlight: Gigi Eats

Posted on September 8th, 2015 / Media

Meet Gigi. (Or should we say meat?) You may remember Gigi as the inventor of those delicious meat waffles we posted a while back. (Yeah, we can’t stop thinking/dreaming/drooling over them either.). She made them with our 100% grassfed ground bison – which by the way happens to also be her favorite cut of bison. […]

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Bison Stuffed Bell Peppers

Posted on September 2nd, 2015 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison, Paleo

Recipe from Coco’s Paleo Kitchen Coco’s Paleo Kitchen Coco’s Instagram Bison stuffed bell peppers recipe – 4 lg bell peppers (I used red, yellow and orange bells) – 1 lb grassfed ground bison (I use The Honest Bison) – 1/2 cup chorizo 1/2 cup diced onion – 2 cups cauliflower rice – 1 cup diced […]

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Join us at Taste of Paleo, August 15

Posted on August 6th, 2015 / Events, Paleo

Paleo Food Festival for the Modern Caveman Calling all Modern-day Cavemen and Cavewomen! Gather for Taste of Paleo 3.0, the one and only paleolithic food festival to be held August 15, 2015 at the Center at Founders Village, located in Fountain Valley, California. Taste of Paleo is the first ever paleolithic (aka Caveman) food tasting […]

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Bison Stuffed Pasilla Peppers

Posted on August 2nd, 2015 / Bison Recipes, Ground Bison

Looking for something a little different but still really easy to make and delicious to eat? Try this amazing recipe for Bison Stuffed Pasilla Peppers from our friend Nicole over at California Paleo Kitchens. We already know that ground bison can make magic out of pretty much anything but the cilantro lime cream sauce drizzled over […]

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Help The Honest Bison grow with a Kiva Zip Loan.

Posted on July 11th, 2015 / Investing

Yes, we just asked you for money. A loan actually. But not a big loan, just a small one, like say, the cost of your lunch today. Why? Because if all of you gave us your lunch money for a day, we’d have enough to do something kinda huge. Like help make our grassfed bison […]