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Thanks to Barbara Harper-Bach from the Bluegrass Cooking Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky for bringing us such a great recipe idea! Football season is on it’s way and it’s time to throw around the pig skin and contemplate your next tailgating move.  How about a nice juicy burger inspired by a spicy cocktail?  Blue Cheese-Bloody Mary Burgers it is!  That’s right, a Bloody Mary infused burger topped with blue cheese, Bloody Mary ketchup, and some traditional Bloody Mary garnishes.  Now that’s … continued…

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Contributed by Katie from Katie’s Cucina Get ready for the most flavorful veggie and beef filled soup your mouth has ever tasted. I’ve recently gotten into spiralizing. I know, I’m pretty late to the game. Better late than never, right? I’m sad I didn’t give into this food trend earlier because it’s pure genius. I’ve basically been spiralizing anything I can get my hands on. True story. I originally intended just to make a beef with vegetable and beans soup and … continued…

Beef Zoodle soup 3
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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…

Beef and Bulgur Chili
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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…

Meatloaf Sliders
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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…

Red Gold Skinny Lasagna
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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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Contributed by Ashley from Simply Designing I love a delicious salad; a truly unique and hearty salad can be simply amazing. So I created this scrumptious winter salad to capture the flavors of the season. This salad would make the perfect side dish but it is also substantial enough to be an entire meal. And the best part is that this meal is simple enough to throw together in about 20 minutes. So it is a fast and delicious meal … continued…

Winter Steak Salad
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Contributed by Brandie from Home Cooking Memories   For the last 24 years of being a wife and mom, I’ve done my best to save time in the kitchen. Sure, I’ve made a lot of complicated dinners in my years but, most of the time, I’m always looking for the easiest ways to get dinner on the table.   Beef Stroganoff was one of the first easy meals that I made for my family. However, the version I made years … continued…

Easy One-Pan Beef Stroganoff
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This post was contributed by Kristy from Mommy Hates Cooking.     As we move along to the fall and winter months, most of us tend to gravitate more toward comfort foods. When I think of comfort foods it seems like my mind immediately goes to heavy foods that are many times high in calories and fats too. The good thing is though you can still eat those delicious comfort foods without busting the calorie bank.   I fail at … continued…

Eggplant Lasgana
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This post was contributed by Debra from Worth Cooking.   Growing up, the best Sundays at church were always the weeks with potlucks. Beyond the fellowship – there was all of the fun options. Usually including things my Mom would not make like tons of desserts. But, with all the variety I always hoped there would be Mrs. Tate’s vegetable soup, and perhaps even better, Miss Cheryl’s Sloppy Joes.   Honestly, it might have only been a few times that … continued…

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Potatoes
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