Simply Potatoes Tasty Mealtime Dishes!

Simply Potatoes from Michael's Foods

With so many things to accomplish each and every day—including work and family—it’s no surprise that so many of us simply have little or no time to prepare great tasting meals. Well, enter: Simply Potatoes, a line of fresh, never frozen potato products for those of us who love to cook but fall short on time due to busy and hectic schedules. Join Simply Potatoes Brand Manager, Gracia Pratt as she whips-up a dish of mouth-watering Cheesy Hash Browns using Simply Potatoes!

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Simply Say Cheesy Potatoes

With the holidays here, potatoes are part of many great-tasting holiday dishes, and they're even easier to prepare with this convenient potato product

With the holidays here upon us, potatoes are part of many great-tasting holiday dishes.

As wonderful as potatoes are, prepping them for certain recipes can be time consuming which is a challenge for today’s modern world. For example, hash browns for breakfast are always a favorite, but not many people have the time to get up, peel, grate, dry and cook them before work or school.

At Simply Potatoes® they believe in celebrating the potato by keeping it simple.

Simply Potatoes, in the business since the 1950’s, KNOWs their potatoes!

  • Their products have always been known for top quality ingredients, packaged for convenience
  • Simply Potatoes uses only FRESH potatoes, NEVER frozen or dehydrated
  • Simply Potatoes has pre-prepped many of your favorite types of potato for ease and speed
  • Shredded, cubed, diced, mashed or cut into wedges; spiced, seasoned or simply plain, Simply Potatoes offers you just about every style you might desire
  • All of their products are naturally gluten-free and have a shelf life of up to 75 days!

Simply open the package and cook to your liking in the skillet or the microwave, adding your choice of additional ingredients, spices and more. Any of Simply Potatoes products can be utilized in any dish or recipe you can think of or create on your own.

The Simply Potatoes website is full of recipe and meal ideas to help you serve your family the best no matter how busy you are.

Here is one idea for tonight.

Cheesy Hash Browns:


  • 1 package Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Crystal Farms® Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted

Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups corn flakes, coarsely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2 quart glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray*. In large bowl combine all hash brown ingredients; mix well. Spread into prepared baking dish.

2. In small bowl stir together topping ingredients. Spread topping evenly over hash browns. Bake 45 minutes or until hash browns are tender.

With Simply Potatoes meal ideas – they want to help you make “Mealtime Simpli-Fied”.

You can find Simply Potatoes brand and varieties at most major supermarkets and food retailers in the country, so pick up a few packs of Simply Potatoes today.

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The Balancing Act® Talks Holiday Hot Potato Dish


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The Balancing Act® Talks Holiday Help for High-Tech Gifts, Hot Potato Dish, and Quality Sleep

iRULU® Technologies with host Julie Moran, Simply Potatoes® from Michael Foods, and Pernix Therapeutics’ Silenor® Take Center Stage on December 2 and 9th Shows at 7:30 a.m. on Lifetime

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – December 2, 2014) Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® will feature the hottest names in high-tech holidays gifts, holiday recipes additional show participants here) on the show airing on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®. Tune in as The Balancing Act hosts help jump start the day with lively conversations, recipes, and trusted information to empower a woman’s life. This show will re-air on December 9th on Lifetime.

Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on The Balancing Act:

o High-Tech Holiday Gifts – with iRULU® Technologies
Tablet usage among digital device owners is growing by leaps and bounds. And while prices for digital devices have come down, the average tablet purchase continues to cost tablet buyers just under $350. Join host Julie Moran and Director of Marketing, Elizabeth Little from iRULU Technologies, as they demonstrate how viewers can enjoy the lowest high-tech prices without sacrificing high-tech quality with their tablets that refuse to sacrifice quality, speed, reliability or functionality. For more information, please go to:

“iRULU® knows tablets have made people’s lives more enjoyable and convenient and we want everyone to be able to have one of their very own. We’ve partnered with The Balancing Act to help spread the word there’s an affordable, high quality option. We offer a broad range of fully-featured tablets priced from $50-170, giving you the latest and greatest tablet technology without the big brand price tag,” said Elizabeth Little.

o Holiday Meal Dish – with Simply Potatoes®
With so many things to accomplish each and every day — including work and family – it’s no surprise that many of us simply have little or no time to prepare great tasting meals. Join Simply Potatoes Brand Manager, Gracia Pratt in the Balancing Act kitchen as she whips-up a dish of Cheesy Hashbrowns. Simply Potatoes, in business since the 1950’s, is a line of fresh, never frozen potato products great for hectic schedules found in the refrigerator section. To learn more, please go to:

o “A Good Day Starts at Night” – with Pernix Therapeutics – Silenor®
More than 70 million Americans can attest to the fact that getting that 7-8 hours of quality sleep on a regular basis is easier said than done. The science of how we sleep is a complex study in brain activity involving our neurotransmitters – the chemicals that tell us when to sleep and when to wake up. The vast majority of people don’t have trouble falling asleep; rather, they have trouble STAYING asleep. Sleep Maintenance Insomnia is the most common type of sleep disorder in the U.S. As many as 70% of insomniacs choose sleepless nights without medication, rather than risking potential dependence or side effects of traditional prescription sleep aids. Watch as renowned Sleep Scientist Heith Durrence Ph.D, explains a clinically-proven treatment that for the very first time, works to help keep you asleep throughout the night without risk of dependency or residual side effects. To learn more, please visit:

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