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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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  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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  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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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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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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SNACK ON THIS!   When you were growing up, chances are you heard the eternal “don’t eat that you’ll spoil your appetite”. But snacks can keep younger kids from getting so hungry that they become cranky, and older kids from overeating larger meals. Snacks are important for hunger management and can also teach kids about the importance of good nutrition. It’s all about offering the right foods at the right times. The best snacks are higher in protein, low in … continued…

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Before you know it, Summer will be over. Days will be shorter and it will be time again for backpacks, homework …and for many, loads of snow, ice and slush. So make the most of the next few weeks to get out there and finish off the season with some fun activities!   WATER + BALLONS = FUN!   Alright – so if you haven’t yet enjoyed a good old water balloon fight, this is an absolute end of Summer … continued…

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