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This heart health month, we wanted to make sure we debunked some myths about beef and shared with you some facts that may surprise you. Did you know that much of the fatty acids in lean beef have positive benefits for the heart? For example, half of the fatty acids in beef are monounsaturated – the same heart-healthy type of fat found in olive oil! In fact. Beef is one of the top sources of monounsaturated fatty acids in the … continued…

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    As long as there’s been football, there’s been amazingly delicious all-American recipes battling for the number one spot in the hearts and tastebuds of fans across the nation. This year is no exception. The two top contenders at the center of the table field are:  fan favorite the Homestyle Meatballs,  bringing their A-game and packing some serious all lean beef flavor!… facing off against the all too delicious crowd pleasers the Beefy Blue Cheese Nachos that will undoubtedly … continued…

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  Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, improving your outlook, and transforming your lifestyle into a healthful one. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, you’re not alone. It seems that for every expert who tells you a certain food is good for you, you’ll find another saying exactly the opposite. But by using these … continued…

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  We all know that good nutrition is an integral part of achieving and maintaining a health body. Food is a gift to your body. It reflects your self-love, self-worth and self-acceptance. That is why it is so important to understand the various benefits that food brings to your life. A few of those benefits include: energy, recovery and health. These benefits can come from a balanced nutrition – the key word being balance. To enjoy these benefits, you don’t … continued…

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  Let’s talk healthier leaner nutrition for a minute. If we asked you to close your eyes and tell us what types of foods come to mind when we say “ healthier and leaner”, what would those foods be? If you are like most people, you’re probably thinking tasteless, bland no-fat, diet frozen food … and truthfully who wouldn’t have a long face when they think the only option to a healthier lifestyle comes in the form of complete restriction … continued…

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  So now that we’ve put the holidays and the pumpkin pie behind us, how are we pledging to better ourselves in 2016? New Year’s resolution season is here folks and can you guess what the most popular resolution is again this year? That’s right. Getting in shape!   As it turns out, 90 percent of New Year’s resolutions are broken within two months. But why is that? Well, there are many reasons, like setting impossible goals or just “wishing … continued…

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  Halloween comes and goes (poof!) in a day. Between putting up decorations, deciding on the best costumes and make-up applications, you want easy to make fun recipes for all your little (and big) witches and goblins to enjoy. Here are some creepy, scary  and yet delicious recipes that are sure to make your celebration, epic. Happy haunting!   Running around scaring and haunting all day sure can build an appetite. How about these delicious Mummy Dogs  that are sure … continued…

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We make these worthy of the firecracker name by adding some heat to the mix with chipotle peppers, which are smoked jalapeños. We love using canned chipotle in adobo, with its smoky richness. Topped with cheese and crunchy cabbage, carrots and red onions, these are a firecracker treat. Ingredients 1 lb 92% lean Laura’s Lean Beef ground beef 1  chipotle in adobo (finely chopped) 2 oz low-fat muenster cheese (grated) 1 c shredded cabbage 1⁄2 c shredded carrots 1⁄2  red onion (cut into super-thin ring slices) Cilantro leaves … continued…

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  It’s really hard to beat something as tasty as a meatball.  These little bits of love are easy to eat, tender, juicy, flavorful, and delicious.  Meatballs might just be the perfect food.  But they can get even more amazing.  Believe it!  All you have to do is stuff them with a little chunk of cheese and meatballs go from amazing to out of this world in no time flat. So today we’re making a Blue Cheese Stuffed Meatball Sandwich!  … continued…

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Patty melts really are the ideal home-crafted meal. Who can resist?  Toasted bread, a thick hamburger patty, gooey cheese, and sweet caramelized onions, this sandwich has got it all.   They are easy to make and so delicious and this particular patty melt recipe is no exception.  It’s made with tangy blue cheese, lean ground beef, caramelized onions, and nutty rye bread.  And because blue cheese is so flavorful, you don’t have to add as much cheese as you would with … continued…

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