All About Kale

All About Kale

It’s no secret that kale is full of nutrition that makes it very good for you. According to Medical News Today, kale has been found to be one of the healthiest foods in the entire world. Kale provides a multitude of vitamins and minerals to the body. Kale is packed with fiber. It also provides many vitamins, including Vitamins C, B6, and K. Other nutrients that kale provides to the body include potassium, calcium, iron and beta-carotene.

Health Benefits

All of these vitamins and minerals allow kale to provide the body with numerous health benefits. Kale helps to promote healthy skin, hair, and healthy digestion. It can also lower the risk of heart disease, cancer and asthma, along with lowering blood pressure. Mark Houston from Vanderbilt University claims that an increased intake of potassium and a decreased intake of sodium are the best ways to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. The high potassium in kale also reduces the risk of stroke and the formation of kidney stones. According to Medical News Today, the high-fiber content of kale can help to improve blood sugar, lipids, and insulin levels of people with Type 2 Diabetes. The iron in kale also helps the liver to function correctly. Lastly, kale lowers inflammation, reduces cholesterol, and improves eye health (Michigan State University).

How to Incorporate Kale Into Your Diet

Kale is great in many different forms. It can be used in sandwiches, or cooked in a variety of different ways and then added to meals. To cook kale, it is recommended by Michigan State University to cut the kale into half-inch pieces and then steam it. Kale chips have also become increasingly popular in the last few years. Here at STONEFIRE, we like to use kale in our salads, like our Golden State Kale or Jeanette’s Mediterranean Chicken Salad! YOU can even substitute kale in any of our salads! Find your local STONEFIRE Grill to give them a try!
Getting hungry? With 9 locations across Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County and the San Fernando Valley, find the location closest to you for freshly prepared, simply delicious meals. Choose STONEFIRE Grill for all your Dine In, Takeout or Catering needs!

All About Shrimp

All About Shrimp

According to Health.com, shrimp is a healthy part of one’s diet. Did YOU know it is recommended to eat seafood twice a week? Shrimp has become the most common shellfish eaten in the United States today, but did you know that is has numerous health benefits that make it not only fairly inexpensive, but good for you too?
Shrimp is packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin D, vitamin B3, zinc, iron, and calcium. It is also a great source of protein with a relatively small amount of fat. All of these characteristics of shrimp lead to it’s numerous health benefits.

Health Benefits

Shrimp does a lot of good things for your body that you might not even know about! Shrimp has the ability to help with weight loss and prevention against cancer. Heal With Food says that shrimp can help regulate the body’s energy expenditure, fat storage, and appetite, thus helping with weight loss. Shrimp is also full of antioxidants that not only boost the immune system, but also help keep eyes, skin, hair, and internal organs healthy. It has also been known to prevent cardiovascular problems. The calcium in shrimp can strengthen teeth and bones, preventing osteoporosis. Iron can help blood flow, including to the brain, which decreases inflammation and improves memory. Tufts University posits that shrimp also has almost no mercury, making it safe for women who are pregnant, along with children.

Shrimp in Your Diet

Shrimp has the most health benefits when grilled, steamed, or sautéed, as opposed to fried. Some suggestions from Heal With Food include risotto with shrimp, salads with shrimp, or shrimp omelets. Here at STONEFIRE, we like our Lemon Garlic Shrimp from the grill! We coat our shrimp in lemon, olive oil, garlic, chili flakes, and parsley, throw it on the grill, and them serve it over quinoa. Bon appétit!
Getting hungry? With 9 locations across Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County and the San Fernando Valley, find the location closest to you for freshly prepared, simply delicious meals. Choose STONEFIRE Grill for all your Dine In, Takeout or Catering needs!

Back To School with STONEFIRE Grill

Back To School With STONEFIRE Grill

Well, it’s that time of year once again! September always has a way of “creeping up on us,” even though it’s always on the calendar. We seem to get so caught up in the fun and sun of summer, it’s easy to get caught off guard by how quickly September arrives each year……. But it does and with September, comes transitions to a new school year, new routines and for some, new living arrangements. One thing you can count on though, Stonefire Grill is here to help with the transition.

Five Ways We Make It Easier

We’re a family restaurant and we understand the demands of family life, so we think it’s important that we keep families at the forefront of all we do. Here are five ways we can make the transition to back to school easier for you and your family:

  1. Many locations to serve you. We have nine convenient locations and will soon be adding two more; November of 2017 and February of 2018! We look forward to serving the Torrance and Ventura communities soon. When family life takes you in many directions, it’s great to know there’s a Stonefire Grill close by where you can enjoy a healthy and delicious meal.
  2. Order online. Our online ordering could not be easier! Simply click on the link and select the Stonefire Grill nearest you for pick-up.
  3. We’ve got something for everyone. Our menu offers a wide variety of entrees with plenty of kid-friendly eats that will satisfy everyone. Our Crowd Pleasers and Family Meals are a great way to feed a large group without breaking the bank.
  4. You know you’re giving your family good food. All of our ingredients are fresh and wholesome so when you can’t eat at home, our fresh and healthy options are the next best thing.
  5. Some of our locations now offer delivery via UberEats! Talk about convenient. If you can’t come to us, we’ll bring it to you! Order online and select “3rd Party Delivery” Our new Dispatch service is a great way to enjoy the freshness of Stonefire Grill right in your own kitchen.  This service is currently offered at most locations, including West Hills, Fountain Valley, Irvine, Chatsworth, Pasadena and Lakewood.

Don’t sweat the back-to-school transition; Stonefire Grill has YOU covered!