Monthly Archives: May 2011

It’s been 3 months since the Resolve to Stick With It Challenge ended, so I decided it was time to catch up with some of our participants. The whole goal of our challenge was to make sure our New Year’s Resolutions were realistic changes that resulted in long term results.  Here’s what our participants had to say … Ashley: Hello all! Hope everyone has been well! I have been sticking with my diet and exercise since the challenge ended. I … continued…

Healthy Habits Jenny Kramer, RD Resolve to Stick With It

Reducing balsamic vinegar makes an indulgent tasting glaze. Enhance it with some lemon, honey and rosemary, and it is a simple way to really dress up a steak. Prep Time: About 10 MinutesCook Time: About 10 minutesServes: 4 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon butterSqueeze of fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary4 Laura’s Lean Beef ribeye steaks, about 4 ounces each 1.Heat grill to high. While grill heats, bring balsamic and honey to simmer in heavy saucepan over … continued…

Barb Freda Healthy, Delicious Recipes Summer Grilling

This coming Sunday many of us will honor our mothers, grandmothers and hopefully ourselves if we are mothers. I’d like to personally thank all of the mothers that follow our blog, are faithful to Laura’s Lean Beef and strive every day to be the best mother you can be. There’s no doubt about it, being a mother is hard work! Most parents want the best for their children and that means providing healthy foods. Sometimes it’s a real struggle to … continued…

Healthy Habits Jenny Kramer, RD

Steak and eggs on a menu make for a decadent choice. This year, do the decadent thing and serve up steak and eggs in bed. Besides using Laura’s Lean Beef, we’ve lightened this recipe with whole eggs mixed with egg whites.  And while time and attention (and then some quiet time) are one of the best gifts any mom could want, you may want to wrap up a little gift to add to the day. Here are a few gift … continued…

Barb Freda Holiday Cooking

Sure, May can be fickle, but it is warming up and many of us are ready to get our grill on after long winter hours in the kitchen. Those smoky scents rising from the grill on a lazy weekend day, or even after a crazy work day, trigger instant “relax” messages. But if the grill has wintered over, now is the time to give it a quick once-over to make sure it is in top shape for the months to … continued…

Barb Freda Summer Grilling Tips, Tools & Techniques

We love a good party in the U.S., don’t we? Over the past decade or so, we have really adopted Cinco de Mayo as one of our own—Fifth of May for any of you non-Spanish speakers out there. Make May 5th a cultural excursion for your family. Check out our Margarita Marinated Beef Skewers, or just serve up some healthy tacos using Laura’s Lean Beef ground beef, some fat free soft tacos and plenty of salsa, lettuce, onions, avocado and … continued…

Barb Freda Entertaining Ideas Holiday Cooking