Looking for a new easy weeknight meal? BBQ chicken sliders are the answer! Start your slow-cooker in the morning and it will be ready by dinnertime – it’s that simple! Mindy Lockard makes these melt-in-your-mouth sliders with chicken breasts, pineapple BBQ sauce, carrots and onions, but you can make this recipe all your own with only a few simple tweaks. Watch the video.
Chicken fingers are a favorite for many kids (and adults!). Plus, making them with your family can be fun. Your kids will love eating them and you’ll love how easy they are to make. Purchase chicken cutlets from your Meat & Seafood Department and ask them to prep them to make it even simpler. All you need is flour, salt, eggs, Corn Chex Cereal, garlic powder and your go-to dipping sauces, like honey mustard, ranch and ketchup. Watch this video, then grab your kids and get started!
Homemade granola is a versatile treat that your kids will love for breakfast, an after-school snack or even dessert. The best part? It’s healthy and they won’t even know it! To make this wholesome goodness, all you need is a few basic ingredients, like oats, coconut oil and maple syrup, as well as your favorite nuts and dried fruits. Watch the video
It’s almost the 2020s not the 1960s, but fondue is still a party staple! If you are searching for a fun dessert for your New Year’s Eve party, you’ll love Mindy Lockard’s simple and tasty chocolate fondue. This treat gets everyone involved and makes waiting for the ball to drop extra sweet. All you need is chocolate chips, coconut milk, heavy cream, vanilla extract, skewers and all your favorites for dipping. Your family will ask you to fondue this recipe in this video year after year!
Finding the fun in the frenzy of the holidays can be challenging. Mindy’s recipe for meatloaf snowmen is a great way to get creative with your kids and get dinner on the table without too much effort. Choosing Market-made meatloaf from your Market Meat Department is Mindy’s suggested shortcut, along with a recipe for smooth slow-cooker mashed potatoes. Watch the video.
Some of the best gifts are goodies! Whether it be for a teacher, friend, co-worker, host/hostess or white elephant exchange, treats are always a welcomed gift. Your Market Bakery and Market Bulk Department offer a large selection of delicious choices, like cookies, snack mixes, candies, nuts and chocolates. Buying in bulk allows you to get the exact amount you need, too.
Decorating cookies is a fun way to spend time with your family during the holidays. Make sugar or gingerbread cookies yourself or pick-up or pre-order a few packages of undecorated cookies from your Market Bakery to simplify things, like Mindy Lockard recommends. Try using cheese knives for frosting your cookies for easier spreading. And, let each layer dry to avoid mixing colors. Cookies make a great gift for teachers, coworkers and friends! Just put them in a clear bag, tie, and add a gift tag, which you can download and print here. Get started!
Looking for new ways to eat Thanksgiving leftovers? Mindy Lockard’s Turkey Pot Pie recipe is a delicious way enjoy any extra turkey and sides. Simply simmer some turkey broth with leftover veggies and turkey and top with stuffing to create this stress-free dish. You can even plan ahead and make extra stuffing or Mindy’s Stuffing in Muffin Pans recipe to ensure you have enough. The day after Thanksgiving has never tasted so good!
Looking for a fun Thanksgiving activity to do with your kids? This turkey cheese ball is a creative-yet-yummy way to commemorate the holiday. Making the cheese ball is easy – besides the main ingredients, all you need are a few veggies and pretzels to decorate your turkey. Grab your kids and get started. Your guests are going to gobble up this appetizer!
If you have no room left for pie after all the turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and rolls, then Mindy Lockard’s upside-down pumpkin and apple mason jar pies are the perfect solution! These little pie cups are just the right size for when you are stuffed. The best part is that they can be made ahead to make room for the turkey in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. These pie jars are a little slice – or more like little spoonfuls – of heaven!