Monthly Archives: November 2010

I may have mentioned these in passing before, but I want to give exact instructions. If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts, this recipe should prove you wrong. I like to add one slice of bacon, chopped, to the entire pan of sprouts, but it can easily be eliminated to make it a bit healthier and a totally vegetarian option. Serves 6 to 8 Prep time: About 5 minutes Cooking time: 45 to 60 minutes 2 pounds Brussels sprouts … continued…

Barb Freda Healthy, Delicious Recipes

4 4-ounce slices Laura’s Lean Beef Eye of Round Steaks, pounded thin 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 1 fresh lemon 1 clove garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1. Place steaks in zip-close gallon-size plastic bag. In bowl, combing olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper. Mix well and pour over steaks in bag. Seal and place in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours. Remove from … continued…

Barb Freda Healthy, Delicious Recipes

Hi! This is Katherine here at Laura’s Lean Beef, and this is my first time blogging … ever! I started working at Laura’s Lean Beef in 2006, about a month after I graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. Fast forward four years later, and I still love working here! Time flies when you’re having fun! I work in the sales support department. My main job is to assist all of our sales representatives who … continued…

Behind the Scenes at LLB

Nothing says fall like squash in the meal. Butternut squash has a natural sweetness that blends beautifully with the flavors of beef and a touch of curry. This is nice served over cous cous, which takes only about 5 minutes to prepare. Prep time: about 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes Serves 6 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces. 2 cloves garlic 1 pound Laura’s Lean Beef Sirloin, … continued…

Barb Freda Cool Weather Cooking Healthy, Delicious Recipes

We just wanted to share our good news! Laura’s Lean Beef is recognized twice in Men’s Health’s annual 125 Best Foods for Men for our ribeye steak and 92% ground beef! Check it out in the November issue, on newsstands now!

Behind the Scenes at LLB

Today’s Skinny Bytes post is the first in our new series: A Day in the Life of … It’s a behind-the-scenes look into those who work for Laura’s Lean Beef. Ask us questions. Give us feedback. We’re excited to meet you!   Hi everybody! Since this is my first posting I will introduce myself. I work in Customer Service. I talk to you, the consumers of Laura’s Lean Beef, by phone or email, and each day can be very different. … continued…

Behind the Scenes at LLB

The flavors of beef with sage, mushrooms and sherry just go together so well. As with all soups, this one just gets better with time. Prep Time: about 15 minutes Cooking time: about 15 minutes Serves 6 Cooking spray 1/2 cup chopped onion (about 1/2 small onion) 1/2 cup chopped celery (about 1 stalk) 1/2 cup chopped carrot (about 1 medium carrot) 2 Leeks, most of green discarded, chopped and cleaned 1 pound white mushrooms, slice to 1/4-inch thickness 1/2 … continued…

Barb Freda Cool Weather Cooking Healthy, Delicious Recipes

A week or so ago, I posted some tips on how to throw out the fat and not the flavor. I really enjoyed reading everyone’s comments and suggestions, and I hope you did too! Here are just a few more items to add to your healthy substitutions list. Let me know what you think! If your recipe calls for this: All-purpose flour — You can substitute this: Whole-wheat flour for up to ½ of the all-purpose flour If your recipe … continued…

Healthy Habits Jenny Kramer, RD