There’s something about the combination of mint and bourbon that can only mean a Kentucky Derby tie-in. I love the combination. The mint and bourbon both come through on this one, and the brown sugar and bourbon both help make a nice crust on this grilled flank steak. Of course it doesn’t have to be served just on Derby Day…Mint (grow your own—even I can get mint to grow) is just a nice, surprising addition to a lot of savory … continued…

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In honor of National No Housework Day (April 7) here are six ways to make kitchen cleanup quicker. Kitchen time-saver: place dirty utensils, plates, etc in soapy water as you cook. Click To Tweet 1. Before you start cooking, fill one side of your sink or a small plastic tub with hot soapy water. Then, as you are done with utensils, plates, pans, put those things straight into the soapy water. No residues dry out on the utensils and whether … continued…

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Contributed by Tanya from Lemons for Lulu.   This homemade chili is hearty and thick! The perfect comfort food to keep you full and satisfied! I’m honored to have partnered with Laura’s Lean Beef to bring you this post and original recipe. All opinions are my own.     I try new homemade chili recipes like some people try on new shoes! I love chili; it is one of my most favorite foods. I’ve made several chili recipes over the … continued…

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Contributed by Jules from Yankee Kitchen Ninja.   Putting a healthy, delicious dinner on the table quickly night after night is a challenge for all of us – really, all of us: Food bloggers are no exception. While I can often solve the weeknight dinner dilemma with quick-and-easy dishes like rice bowls, soups or salads, I’m still pretty old-school about wanting to eat some protein for dinner. And by protein, I really mean meat. And by meat, I really mean … continued…

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Stir-fries are among the simplest and quickest meals to put together. All the ingredients are cut to sizes that cook quickly. You can substitute hoisin sauce or teriyaki sauce for the black bean sauce. Quick cooking means the stove is on only briefly (this took about 8 minutes to cook). If you want to serve this with rice, start the rice before you start working on the ingredients for the stir-fry. Prep time: About 15 minutes Cook time: About 8 … continued…

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Contributed by Chris from Shared Appetite.   Healthy eating AND pizza? You can have it both ways with this Gluten-Free and Paleo-friendly Fajita Beef Spaghetti Squash Pizza! Squishy. That one word easily describes my current state (or lack thereof) of physical condition. But now it’s time to join up with the millions of other Americans that are making the same pledge. Eat less. Move more.   Just one problem. I love to eat and hate to exercise. And I don’t … continued…

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Hot dog fans, get ready! We now have a healthy, all-natural beef hot dog! Laura’s Kitchen is proud to offer 100% Grass Fed Beef Hot Dogs. They are gluten- and casein-free and do not contain nitrates, nitrites, or fillers. And just like Laura’s Lean Beef, are made from animals naturally raised without added hormones or antibiotics. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to provide another healthy, delicious option for you and your family. Look for Laura’s Kitchen Hot Dogs as … continued…

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Contributed and used with permission by Red Gold® Tomatoes. You will never miss the calories in this lighter version of our Classic Lasagna. We use Laura’s Lean Ground Round, low fat cheeses and whole wheat lasagna noodles to lower the calories and fat, and double the fiber! A hearty and flavorful lasagna you won’t feel guilty about eating, only 330 calories per serving! Prep time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Serves 12 Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1 (28 ounce) … continued…

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Did your favorite recipe make this list? If not, please share your favorite in the comments section below. Clay Pot Roast Breakfast Casserole Beef Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna Pizza Casserole Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Easy Jambalaya Beef Slow Cooker Beef Goulash Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls: One-pot meal Easy One-pan Beef Stroganoff Swedish Meatballs Summer Lasagna Beef Enchiladas with Homemade Sauce Eye of Round Roast with Gravy Laura’s Hearty Chili Beef and Sausage Dirty Rice Beefy Mushroom Soup Milanesa Oven Fried Steak … continued…

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