Articles by Heather Schmitt-Gonzalez

About Heather Schmitt-Gonzalez

Food writer and blogger with a fondness for garlic, freshly baked bread, single malt Scotch, stinky cheese, and Mexican cuisine.

Secret Ingredient Sliders #WeekdaySupper

Secret Ingredient Sliders

Nobody can resist the lure of miniature burgers. Serve these to your family, and have them try to guess what the secret ingredient is! Secret Ingredient Sliders by girlichef Ingredients: 2 pounds ground beef (85%-87% lean) 1 (1 ounce) envelope onion soup mix 1/2 cup milk 2 heaping tablespoons peanut butter 16 dinner rolls (preferably white or wheat - not sweet) 6 … [Read more...]

Simple, Flavorful Meals for a Family Fit Lifestyle #ChooseDreams, #WeekdaySupper Issue 86

Weekday Supper Menu 8.18-8.22

Weekday Supper Menu for the week of August 18-22 This menu features simple, delicious recipes for a fit family lifestyle that make ideal weekday supper options! We are excited to be partnering with American Family Insurance to bring you all of the dishes on this week's menu as part of the #ChooseDreams initiative!   Monday Grilled Veggie Sandwiches from Jelly … [Read more...]

Our Back to School #SundaySupper Menu

Back to School Recipes for Sunday Supper

Lunch boxes, food containers, baggies and thermoses... shelves and fridge stocked with after-school snacks and drinks... breakfast items for the brain and the body... tasty suppers that you can make on a busy weeknight... lazy Sunday's around the family table where you can talk about your crazy week... Have you started planning those back-to-school menus yet? If you're … [Read more...]

A Back to School #SundaySupper Menu preview

Back to School Sunday Supper

It's hard to believe that kids (and teachers) are already heading back to school all over the US (and beyond, perhaps?)! It's time to concentrate once again on starting the day with brain fuel, packing tasty lunches, and having some after-school snacks on hand. Plus, we want to end the day gathered around the family table with some satisfying suppers and sweet treats. Has … [Read more...]

Simple, Healthy Recipes #ChooseDreams, #WeekdaySupper Issue 85

Weekday Supper Menu 8.11-8.15

Weekday Supper Menu for the week of August 11-15 This menu features simple, delicious recipes for a fit family lifestyle that make ideal weekday supper options! We are excited to be partnering with American Family Insurance to bring you all of the dishes on this week's menu as part of the #ChooseDreams initiative!   Monday Stuffed Portobello Pizza from MealDiva A … [Read more...]

Preserve your harvest with our Saving Summer #SundaySupper Recipes!

Saving Summer

Today we are celebrating summer and it's plentiful bounty of fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs. We are about halfway through summer right now, so we thought it would be the perfect time to start thinking of ways make that bounty last! Whether it's stretching it out for a few more days, or preserving it to be enjoyed many months later, today's menu is full ways we're Saving … [Read more...]

Saving Summer #SundaySupper Recipes – a preview!

Saving Summer

One of the best things about summer is it's bounty of fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs. Although we are only halfway through summer right now, it's the perfect time to start thinking of ways make that bounty last. Whether it's stretching it out for a few more days, or preserving it to be enjoyed many months later, we've got a menu full of ways to Save Summer! Check out the … [Read more...]

Celebrate Summer’s Bounty #ChooseDreams, #WeekdaySupper Issue 84

Weekday Supper 8.4-8.8

Weekday Supper Menu for the week of August 4-8 This menu features simple, delicious recipes for a fit family lifestyle that make ideal weekday supper options! We are excited to be partnering with American Family Insurance to bring you all of the dishes on this week's menu as part of the #ChooseDreams initiative!   Monday Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Couscous & … [Read more...]

Beef, it’s what’s for #SundaySupper!

Beef, it's what's for Sunday Supper.

We are incredibly excited to be featuring Beef around the family table for #SundaySupper! Yes, today we are teaming up with The Beef Checkoff to highlight the versatility of beef, by using different cuts and preparation methods. Our menu is packed with twenty Sunday Supper recipes that we hope not only show off  the  versatility of beef, but also highlight its flavor. We hope … [Read more...]

A preview of the upcoming #SundaySupper Menu featuring Beef Recipes

Beef, it's what's for Sunday Supper

Do you have a favorite dish featuring Beef? How about a favorite cut of Beef? Do you ever step outside of your comfort zone to go beyond those favorites? This week, the Sunday Supper Movement is teaming up with The Beef Checkoff to highlight the versatility of beef, by using different cuts and preparation methods. We have put together 20 beef recipes for Sunday Supper that … [Read more...]