Spend the day celebrating Mom with unique, hassle-free beef recipes. It’s What’s For Dinner.

Spend the day celebrating Mom with unique, hassle-free beef recipes.  It's What's For Dinner.

A new twist on three easy Mother’s Day recipes that can help the kids prepare

DENVERMay 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A special gift and a handmade card will always make her smile. Combine that with a delicious meal she doesn’t have to make to give Mom the perfect, relaxing Mother’s Day treat! After a busy week balancing home life, work, and other projects, it’s important to give mom that much-needed break she deserves. Therefore Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.funded by the Beef Checkoff, serves up a few meaty recipes that will not only look like you spent the hours impressing, but will taste just like you did.

Put a flower in a vase, have the kids prepare the tray and surprise mom with this Country Waffle Sandwich breakfast on bed. Made with Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage, eggs, frozen waffles, and toppings of your choice, this recipe is versatile and takes less than 30 minutes to make. Whether Mom likes savory flavors like cheese and salsa or has a sweet tooth and enjoys syrup over her sandwich, this recipe is perfect for letting kids help customize the way Mommy likes it.

Another new and innovative twist on using beef breakfast sausage are these: Sticky buns with beef† While most people are used to plain cinnamon rolls, the breakfast sausage’s protein boost along with other savory ingredients will exceed any expectations or preconceptions. With homemade or ready-made pizza dough followed by onion, spinach, mushrooms, cheese, and jalapeno jelly, this sweet and salty treat is best for brunch or for mom to snack on.

Once the afternoon is over, it’s time to start thinking about dinner, but it can be hard to distance yourself when you’re spending time with the family. That’s where this Lazy Beef Lasagna recipe plays a role. Ground beef, prepared pasta sauce, and some extra seasoning give it that homemade firmness, while frozen ravioli makes it quick to assemble and serve. It only takes 15-20 minutes to bake in the oven, but if you want to save even more time, you can make it a day ahead and refrigerate. What the family does not devour can also be saved for leftovers.

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About the Beef Checkoff
The Beef Checkoff Program was established as part of the Farm Bill of 1985. The Checkoff assesses $1 per capita on sales of live domestic and imported livestock, in addition to a comparable assessment of imported beef and beef products. States are allowed a maximum of 50 cents on the dollar and forward the other 50 cents per capita to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, which administers the national control program, subject to USDA approval.

About NCBA, a Contractor to the Beef Checkoff
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is a contractor for the Beef Checkoff program. The Beef Checkoff Program is administered by the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture.

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SOURCE National Cattlemen’s Beef Association