Celebrating Dads: A Picnic Menu

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Show Dad how much you love him this Father’s Day by creating a heart healthy picnic in his honor.   Father’s Day Menu Hoisin-glazed Turkey Burgers Mango Salsa Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing Hoisin-glazed Turkey Burgers Ingredients: 1 lb. Ground turkey 1 Tbsp. Teriyaki Sauce 2 Tbsp. Green onions, sliced ¼ cup Water chestnuts, diced [...]

Our Favorite Holiday Recipes!

Apple Baked Christmas Ham Ingredients: 1 large pre-cooked holiday ham 5 cups apple juice 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 light brown sugar 1/4 cup water Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Clean ham and remove skin. Place in a roasting pan. Pour apple juice, cloves and brown sugar over the top; cover. Bake per package [...]

Awesome Beef Sandwich with Au Jus Sauce

A crock pot roast that’s made into delicious sandwiches with sauteed mushrooms and onions and for extra flavor I toast the buns and add a few slices of swiss cheese. This is a family favorite at our house. My husband eats at least two sandwiches and it’s even better the next day.   Ingredients: 3-4 [...]

Grilled Steak Lover’s Pizza – Perfect For Father’s Day!


Steak Lover’s Pizza Ingredients 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak 4 teaspoons Grill Mates® Montreal Steak Seasoning, divided 1 medium onion, sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices 1 red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided 1 pound [...]

TEN: All the Foods We Love, Ten Recipes for Each

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing Sheila Lukins’s latest cookbook, “TEN: All the Foods We Love, Ten Recipes for Each.” I love this book because it takes the everyday foods we know and love and gives them a bit of a twist. Imagine your favorite comfort foods with a dollop of new flavor. This [...]

Super Easy Slow Cooker Roast Beef

This super easy recipe turns out perfect every time I make it-and the leftovers are even yummier then the original dinner! If you wish to add veggies to your roast, add them at the start of the cook time. For a healthier alternative, use low sodium broth and low fat cream of mushroom soup and [...]

Cranberry Meatloaf Recipe

This recipe has been in my family for years.  It’s one of our favorites, especially during the holidays or to take to pot lucks.  It’s always a hit and has even won an award in our hometown!  If you like cranberries.. you’ll love this recipe! Try it out and let me know what you think. [...]