Tag: Fathers day

7 Foods to Grill for Health-Nut Dads Everywhere

by in Healthy Recipes, June 12, 2014

tuna burger
So you had the dad who was always going for a run first thing in the morning? The one who always seemed to be making some kind of crazy protein shake in the blender? Then show him the love with one of these healthy recipes, each of which comes in at under 500 calories.

Tuna Burgers (above)
Sprouts. Avocado. Whole-grain hamburger buns. This tuna burger has all of the requisite healthy trappings, but sushi-grade tuna and a delectable sesame-ginger sauce take the dish out of the realm of Spartan hippie food and into deliciousness territory. 

Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers
Kebabs are always a good time, but this chicken-sausage rendition — made with red onion, bell peppers and tomatoes and served with a scallion-herb pesto — is an edible party on a stick. 
sausage and pepper skewers

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28 Healthy Father’s Day Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, June 12, 2013

cheeseburgers
Dad deserves delicious grub on his special day but he doesn’t have to know it’s good for him. Cook him any of these mouthwatering dishes and feel good that you’re feeding him healthy eats.

Starters

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Win This Father’s Day Chicken Sampler!

by in Giveaway, June 5, 2013

Omaha Steaks Chicken Sampler

Treat dad on his big day by making dinner for the night—or even the rest of the week!—with this chicken sampler from Omaha Steaks. Four boneless chicken breasts are marinated in a five different seasoning blends: Caribbean, oven-roasted, sesame, BBQ-rubbed and Mediterranean ensure even the pickiest eaters will find something to enjoy.

You can buy your own Omaha Steaks Light & Tasty Chicken Sampler or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, your favorite dish to make for dad. The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away 4 (3 oz.) Caribbean Chicken Breasts, 4 (3 oz.) Sesame Chicken Breasts, 4 (3 oz.) Oven-Roasted Chicken Breasts, 4 (3 oz.) Mediterranean Chicken Breasts and 4 (3 oz.) BBQ Rubbed Chicken Breasts to one randomly-selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on June 5 and 5 p.m. EST on June 7, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $45. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what’s your favorite dish to make for dad?

Grilled Meat, 5 Ways

by in Healthy Recipes, June 14, 2012
steak
Make dad a meaty meal for Father's Day this weekend.

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day then by cooking dad a meaty meal? Show dad some love with any of these 5 mouthwatering meat recipes.

Tex-Mex Steak
Chili-spiced steak steak topped with avocado sauce and fresh tomato salad, all for 325 calories and 17 grams of fat per serving.

Recipe: Steak With Avocado Sauce and Tomato Salad (above)

Sliders
A little goes a long way when it comes to these delish sliders. Create a toppings bar with mango salsa, grilled pineapple slices, black bean salsa, avocado, pico de gallo or hummus. Let everyone pick their favorites.

Recipe: Swiss Cheeseburger Sliders

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Win a Father’s Day Healthy Eating Assortment from Omaha Steaks!

by in Giveaway, June 6, 2012
Omaha Steak
Win steak and cook it for dad!

Dad can have his steak and eat it too with this special Healthy Eating Assortment from Omaha Steaks, a fifth-generation, family-owned company that markets and distributes a wide variety of the finest quality USDA-approved, grain-fed beef.

This Father’s Day, treat dad to four (4 oz.) filet mignons, four (4 oz.) top sirloins and six (4 oz.) sirloin supremes. Each steak is aged to peak flavor and tenderness, vacuum wrapped and flash frozen to lock in freshness. This special assortment allows dad to try a few of Omaha’s leanest cuts.

You can buy your own Healthy Eating Assortment from Omaha Steaks  — Omaha put together this gift pack just for our readers — or enter in the comments for a chance to win one. Just let us know, in the comments, what you’re grilling for dad on Father’s Day.  The contest starts at 10:00 a.m. EST today, and ends on Friday, June 8 at 5 p.m. EST.

We’re giving away one Healthy Eating Assortment, which includes four (4 oz.) filet mignons, four (4 oz.) top sirloins and six (4 oz.) sirloin supremes from Omaha Steaks to one lucky, randomly-selected commenter. You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate with you if you’re a winner.

You may only comment once to be considered and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 to win. For the first day of the giveaway, all entries (answers) must be entered between 10:00 a.m. EST on June 6 and 5 p.m. EST on June 8, 2012. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $49.99. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37932.

So tell us, what are you grilling for dad on Father’s Day?

Make Your Own Grill Seasoning

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2011
Grill Seasoning
Make your own grill seasoning with our easy how-to.

Give Dad a gift he can use all summer long: grill seasoning! Instead of boring bottled spice mixes, make your own batch for meat, fish or veggies with all his favorite flavors.

Get 3 new grill seasoning recipes, plus tips to create your own »