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Dad’s Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich

Elevate dad’s favorite meal of the day by adding breakfast classics in-between two halves of a fresh doughnut.

Ingredients:

1 glazed doughnut

3 slices bacon

1 large egg

1 slice of cheddar

Directions:

In a medium skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove from pan. Crack a large egg into the skillet with the remaining bacon grease and cook to dad’s liking (scrambled, over easy, or sunny side up). Melt cheese slice over egg as it is nearly done. Slice a fresh doughnut in half and layer egg with cheese and bacon.

Serve with dad’s favorite drink and enjoy!

Father’s Day Food Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this Sunday so it is time to decide how you are going to celebrate the men in your life. We all know that the way to any man’s heart is through his stomach. So why not get a gift that will have his heart and his stomach smiling? We have put together a list of 15 ways you and your kids can show love this Father’s Day with food.

  • Soda: You’re the best POP!
  • Nuts: We are NUTS about you Dad!
  • Fresh Baked Muffins: We would be MUFFIN without you Dad!
  • Popcorn: To the best POP in the world!
  • Swedish Fish: You’re a CATCH! Happy Father’s Day!
  • Reeses Pieces: We love you to PIECES Dad!
  • Kit Kat: Take a break today Dad! You deserve it!
  • Donuts: Donut you know? You’re an awesome Dad!
  • Pops Basket (include Corn Pops, Pop-Tarts, Popcorn, Pop Rocks, Poppyseed muffins, Quaker Popped Chips: Happy POPS Day!
  • Fruit Basket: We are BANANAS about you Dad!
  • Pizza: Any way you slice it…you’re the best Dad!
  • Peanut M&Ms: To my slightly nutty but sweet Dad!
  • Ice Cream: Dad, you’re the COOLest!
  • Fresh Baked Cookies: Dad, you’re one smart COOKIE!
  • Chocolate Covered Cinnamon Bears: We love you BEAR-Y much!

Doughnut Holes

Make your favorite dessert in miniature form with this delicious doughnut hole recipe.

Ingredients:

5 cups vegetable oil

1 cup milk

1 large egg

2 cups flour

2 tbs. sugar

4 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 cup butter

Glaze recipe:

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

3 1/2 tbp. milk

2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:

In a large stock pot or deep fryer, add oil and heat to 350 degrees.

In a small mixing bowl, mix the wet ingredients (milk, butter, eggs) together until combined. In a large mixing bowl, mix all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder and salt).

With a wooded spoon, slowly mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until fully combined.

Once the oil has reached 350 degrees, drop 1-inch balls into hot oil for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Remove them from the oil and place on a paper towel lined tray. Be sure to do this in small batches to avoid overcrowding.

While the doughnut holes are cooling, mix powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract in a small bowl to make glaze. If it is too runny, add more powdered sugar. If you find it is too stiff, add more milk.

Once the doughnut holes have cooled, dip them evenly in the glaze and set on wax paper to set. Once set, enjoy!

Apple Dips

Dip it real good with these candy inspired apple dips.

Peanut Butter Cup Apple Dip

Peanut Butter Apple Dip with Peanut Butter Candies and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup butter, softened

¼ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup peanut butter cups, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese until smooth and well combined

Add in brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract

Fold in chopped peanut butter cups

Serve dip right away or keep in refrigerator. Allow dip to soften at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving if refrigerated.

Caramel Apple Candy Dip

Apple Dip with Chocolate and Peanut Candy and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 tablespoons caramel syrup, divided

6 fun size caramel, nougat, and peanut candies, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla and 2 tablespoons caramel syrup until well combined

Fold in half of the chopped Snickers.

Top with remaining Snicker pieces and drizzle on the remaining 2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.

Serve dip right away or refrigerate.

Caramel Apple Toffee Dip

Caramel Apple Dip with Toffee Crumbles and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

3 toffee candy bars, crushed

3 tablespoons caramel sauce

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, add in powdered sugar and beat until well combined.

Mix in milk and vanilla.

Fold in crushed toffee candy bars and then drizzle caramel sauce on top.

Serve right away or refrigerate.

Homemade Fries

The perfect side to anything on the BBQ is homemade fries. Follow this quick and easy recipe for garlicy goodness.

Ingredients:

3 large Idaho potatoes, washed and cut in 1/2-inch slices

2-3 cups canola oil

Salt

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 tbs. olive oil

2 tsp. parsley, dried or freshly chopped

Directions:

Heat your oil to 400 degrees.

While oil is heating, soak sliced potatoes in cold water for 10-15 minutes to remove excess starch. Once they have soaked, dry them with a towel thoroughly.

Drop your dry potatoes into the deep fryer (may need to work in batches dependent on how large your fryer is), and fry for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.

Remove from fryer and toss with salt immediately. Top with garlic, olive oil and parsley. Enjoy!

Grilled Zucchini Boats

Try this fresh approach to BBQ with fresh and delicious zucchini. Add a little quinoa, basil, roasted red pepper and cheese for a veggie BBQ meal.

Ingredients:

5 zucchini squash, divided in half and seeds scooped out

3/4 cup quinoa

1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper

1/4 cup yellow onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 cup basil, minced

1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded

1 tbs. olive oil

Directions:

In a large sauce pan, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add quinoa and toast until lightly browned. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Add 1 1/2 cups of water to mixture and cover the pot until the water starts to boil. Remove to lid and let simmer over medium heat until the quinoa has absorbed all of the liquid (about 20 minutes). Separate with a fork and add mozzarella and basil.

Heat the grill over medium heat. Add zucchini open-side down and grill for 5 minutes until a nice char forms and zucchini is heated through.

Remove zucchini and stuff with quinoa mixture. Enjoy

Food Club Pizza Rolls

Make your very own pizza pocket in minutes. Simply roll up your favorite toppings in a Food Club crescent roll and bake!

Ingredients:

1 can Food Club crescent rolls

Favorite pizza toppings: mozzarella sticks, pepperoni, olives, pineapple, mushrooms, etc.

Directions:

Preheat the oven according to package instructions and lightly grease a baking sheet.

Prepare your pizza rolls by separating each crescent roll, filling them with your favorite toppings, and rolling them into their traditional crescent shape.

Line each pizza masterpiece on the baking sheet and bake according to package instructions. Enjoy!

DIY Glitter Slime

Glitter slime is a fun and mess free activity everyone can enjoy. Make this kid-friendly activity in minutes with just 3-ingredients.

Ingredients:

1/2 tbsp. corn starch

1 tbsp. contact solution

1 bottle glitter glue

Directions:

In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients until slime begins to form. Once it starts to get sticky, remove it from the bowl and mold with your hands.

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Don’t let black beans be boring. Spice them up in this healthy and delicious black bean soup.

Ingredients:

1 red onion

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 can corn

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

8 cups water

1 lb. dried black beans

1 1/2 tsp. oregano

1 tbsp. salt

1/4 cup lime juice

Optional toppings: cilantro, sour cream, tortilla strips, chopped onion, lime, jalapeno.

Directions:

In a small sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Once warmed, add onion and cook until translucent. Add garlic for 30 seconds and add red wine vinegar to de-glaze. Scrape the bottom of the pan to pick up any flavorful stuck items.

Add onion and garlic mixture to slow cooker as well as black beans, water, oregano, salt and lime juice. Cook over high for 3-4 hours. Serve with preferred toppings and enjoy!

Tortilla Pizza

For a quick lunch or dinner, skip the pizza dough and use a tortilla. This thin and crispy crust is the perfect compliment to your favorite pizza toppings.

Ingredients:

2 tbs. pizza sauce

1/2 cup mozzarella

1 flour tortilla

Favorite pizza toppings

Directions:

Heat a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. Place tortilla in pan and top with sauce, cheese, and favorite toppings. Let cook until cheese has melted and tortilla has slightly crisped.