Recipes imageIt seems there are few things more pleasing to a man than a delicious meatloaf. But, not knowing if your man likes the good, old-fashioned style meatloaf, or something a little more gourmet, we’re providing two recipes to make sure you can please your guy:

Quaker Oats Prize Winning Meatloaf

1 1/2 pound ground beef
3/4 cup oats, uncooked
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup tomato juice
1 egg, beaten


Combine all ingredients and pack firmly into an ungreased loaf pan. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Serves 4.


Meatloaf with Spinach, Sun-dried Tomatoes & Gorgonzola

Meat Mixture:
1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef
1/2 lb. lean ground pork
1 C soft breadcrumbs
1 egg
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper

4 C fresh spinach, washed and dried
1 C gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 C thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes

Sauce Topping:
1 C ketchup
2 T brown sugar, packed
2 T chopped sun-dried tomatoes

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine the beef and pork, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper. Lightly blend. Press 1/2 of the mixture in the bottom of a 9″x5″ loaf pan. Down the center, top with spinach, then cheese and finally the sun-dried tomatoes. Leave a small border of meat around the edge. Top with the remaining meat mixture, enclosing the filling and sealing the edges. Blend sauce topping ingredients and spread on top. Bake for 1 hour, till top is brown . Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before removing from pan and slicing into 1″ slices.

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Kathi Lipp is the author of 17 books including Overwhelmed, Clutter Free, The Get Yourself Organized Project, The Husband Project, Happy Habits for Every Couple, and I Need Some Help Here – Hope for When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan. She is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp and speaks at conferences across the US. Kathi is published with Revell Publishers and Harvest House Publishers.

She and her husband Roger are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, CA. When she’s not dating her husband or hanging out with her puggle Jake, Kathi is speaking at retreats, conferences and women’s events across the US.

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