Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

This recipe features the classic flavor profile of Greek cuisine. Olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano, which are used in the marinade for the flank steak, are featured in savory dishes throughout Greece. Barley is commonly used in Greek baked goods like barley rusks; here it gives a chewy, satisfying base for this hearty… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

This is the perfect meal for a warm summer day. The tzatziki, a classic Greek cucumber and yogurt sauce, adds an appealing fragrance and flavor. An added bonus is the fact that you can prepare everything needed for these delicious bowls—including marinating and cooking the beef—and put together a quick and easy lunch or dinner… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

With a little advance prep, you can enjoy these Italian whole grain and lean beef bowls—packed with vegetables in the Mediterranean tradition—in a matter of minutes. Just prepare all ingredients ahead of time. Want to save even more time? Buy quick cooking farro and a prepared pesto sauce. What’s farro you ask? It’s a whole… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

A foodservice colleague of mine frequently says, “Sauce is boss”, which refers to the power of a great sauce to make us fall in love with food.  In Spain the boss sauce is Romesco, which is sometimes referred to as Spanish ketchup. Romesco gets its alluring smoky flavor from roasted tomatoes and red bell peppers… Read more »

Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Recipe.

Want to enjoy meat-filled tacos, tostadas or taco salads with fewer calories and less saturated fat? Choose a lean meat like lean ground turkey or lean ground beef, and then add minced Honeysuckle Red onions. The onions add great flavor and moisture to a taco blend. Makes 5 cups 16 ounces lean ground turkey or… Read more »

Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Sustainable Food Choices, Thanks & Gratitude, The Business of Farming.

By Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND | Founder & President of Farmer’s Daughter Consulting, Inc. Disclaimer: I am a member of the Beef Checkoff Beef Expert Bureau for which I receive an annual honorarium. The views expressed in this article are my own. When a colleague told me she’d gotten a new job, having… Read more »