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Raspberry Breakfast Bars

Here is a great recipe for homemade Raspberry Breakfast Bars. These are great for a busy school morning or a leisurely Sunday Brunch.

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Whole Grain Raspberry Bites

Prep time: 15 minutes

Bake time: 25 minutes

Makes 15 servings

Raspberry filling:

1 package (6 ounces) Driscoll’s Raspberries

1/4 cup granulated sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons orange juice

3 tablespoons orange zest

Breakfast Bars:

1-1/2 cups regular or quick oats

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup almond pieces

1/4 cup wheat germ

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/3 cup canola oil

¼ c egg substitute

Raspberry Filling:

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Combine raspberries, sugar, cornstarch, orange zest and orange juice in a small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Simmer, stirring constantly for 2 minutes until sauce is thick and translucent. Remove from heat.

Breakfast Bars:

Combine oats, flour, sugar, nuts and cinnamon in a food processor. Process until oats and nuts are finely ground. Add oil and egg substitute; pulse to evenly combine, scraping sides of work bowl.

Press half of the crumb mixture evenly on bottom of a 9-inch square pan. Spread raspberry filling evenly over crumbs. Top with remaining crumbs and pat down gently.

Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan. Cut into bars.

Helpful Tip:

Two minutes is the magic time it takes for cornstarch to thicken and turn clear – be sure to stir the fruit and cornstarch while simmering.

Pressing the crumbs firmly into the pan and on top of the berry filling is important to make the bars hold together.


176 calories 3.77 g protein 2.9 g fiber

7.2 g total fat 25.9 g carbohydrates 20.3 mg sodium

.76 g saturated fat 0 mg cholesterol

Tyson Heat ‘N Eat Entree Giveaway

Tyson Foods has recently added four new flavors to their Heat ‘N Eat Dinner Meats line (a line of fully cooked, seasoned and slow simmered meats), including:

· Braised Brisket in Mild Chili Sauce

· Brisket in Fire Roasted Onion Sauce

· Beef Steak Tips in Burgundy Sauce

· Pork Loin in Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce

Tyson is currently teamed up with Food Network host Robin Miller and Robin has been working on some fantastic recipe demo videos that show how to make, quick, easy and delicious meals using these new Tyson Heat ‘N Eat Dinner Meats varieties. Robin makes amazing entrees, like a Brisket Caprese Salad, Cuban Pulled Pork Panini Sandwiches and Angel Hair Pesto with Beef Steak Tips.

Cuban Pulled Pork Panini
Recipe Courtesy of Robin Miller and Tyson Foods
Recipe serves 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes

1 package (17.6 ounces) Tyson® Pork Loin in Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce, thawed
8 slices bread, such as sourdough loaf cut crosswise into ¼-inch thick pieces
8 teaspoons whole grain mustard
8 slices (about one ounce each) Swiss cheese
4 slices (about one ounce each) fully cooked ham
8 slices pre-cut sandwich pickles
½ cup thinly sliced red onion

Preparation Instructions
1. Coat a Panini press, large skillet or griddle with cooking spray and preheat to medium-high.
2. Empty contents of pork into a large bowl, and using two forks, pull the pork apart into shreds. Set aside.
3. Arrange bread slices on a flat surface, and top each slice with one teaspoon of mustard. Top four of the bread slices with one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of ham, two pickle slices and red onion.
4. Spoon the pork mixture over the onions and top with the second slice of Swiss cheese and the second slice of bread.
5. Place sandwiches on a hot pan and cook three minutes per side until bread is golden brown, filling is hot and cheese melts.

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To Enter (mandatory 1st Entry) Leave me a comment telling me how you would serve the Tyson® Pork Loin in Sweet & Tangy BBQ Sauce. Be creative, I’m always looking for new recipes and meal ideas for my family.

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This giveaway ends 7/5/09 at 7:00pm. US and Canada entries only.

Hometown Burger Recipe Contest

I have been a huge fan of Steak-umm steak sandwiches for many, many years. Steak-umm now has a new product…Steak-umm Burgers, I can’t wait to try them! Steak-umm is holing a recipe contest that I know I will be entering and I want you to enter too! If you do enter, please post your recipe here too as a comment so that we can all try it! Good Luck!!

Got a thing for Wisconsin cheese? Boston baked beans? Georgia peaches? New Mexico chiles? Fly your favorite food flag in the Steak-umm “Hometown Burger’ recipe contest, using an ingredient that is closely associated with a city or state.

Simply use a special local food in a dish built around Steak-umm Burgers – frozen, ready-to-cook patties available in both 1/4-pound Original and 1/3-pound Original and Sweet Onion varieties. Each entry will be judged on originality, taste, visual appeal, creative pairing of your hometown ingredient with the Steak-umm product, and the extent to which the recipe brings out the essence of the local cuisine

The grand prize is a Weber Q 100 Liquid Propane Gas Grill – just in time for summer barbecuing. The two runners-up will receive a 10” limited-edition Steak-umm frying pan.The contest runs from March 15 through June 15. Winners will be selected by June 25.

Entries must include the name, address and telephone of the entrant, list the ‘hometown’ food used in the recipe and what city or state it represents, and be postmarked no later than June 15. Recipes can be submitted to with the subject line ‘Hometown Burger Contest’ or mailed to the attention of:

Steak-umm ‘Hometown Burger’ Recipe Contest
Attention: Jill Schmidt
2700 Patriot Blvd., Suite 430
Glenview, IL 60026

Steak-umm Burgers are available in the frozen meat department of local grocery stores.Visit for more information.