Joe Namath & Julie Moran Team Up to Co-Host The Balancing Act®’s “Big Game Special” Airing on Lifetime TV January 17th

Show offers viewers a Game Day Playbook for creating a winning celebration kicked off by Namath, a football legend and Moran, a former ABC’s Wide World of Sports host. Ventura Foods, John Soules Foods, and the Namath Rapid Cooker™ by EdenPURE take center field.

Pompano Beach, FL, January 17, 2014 --( Joe Namath, legendary quarterback for the New York Jets, Super Bowl MVP Champ and member of the Hall of Fame, and Julie Moran, the first female anchor to join ABC’s Wide World of Sports, host for seven years of Entertainment Tonight and current host of weekday morning show The Balancing Act, will kick off “BIG GAME SPECIAL” on the Balancing Act on Friday, January 17th at 7:00 (ET/PT) airing on Lifetime® Television.

"Super Bowl Sunday is absolutely one of my favorite days of the year! Joe is the ultimate Team Player and I think we have really scored some amazing ideas for throwing the Ultimate Party!" said Moran.

With more than 111 million viewers tuning in on the biggest day in sports, The Balancing Act’s “Big Game Special”, which will air again on January 24 and 31st, will offer viewers a Game Day Playbook to help viewers create a winning game day celebration that will have family and friends cheering -- from fun football trivia to easy-to-make recipes sure to score big with guests.

Namath and Moran keep the ball in play during the packed half-hour segment. Watch these MVPs and America’s favorite brands take center field on The “Big Game Special”:

- Cook Up Tex-Mex Football Fare with John Soules Foods
It’s Big Game Day. What’s on the menu? Chef Lance Youngs from John Soules Foods shares some easy-to-make and delicious-to-eat recipes that are sure to become fan favorites for the big game or for any night during the week! Chef Lance Youngs from John Soules Foods will meet up with Julie in the Balancing Act kitchen to cook up a variety of Tex-Mex dishes including grilled chicken tostadas and beef fajitas. With more than 111 million people watching the game, hungry fans demand more than your basic finger foods.

- Secrets to Creating Game Day Menu Success with Ventura Foods
Find out the secrets to creating your own Big Game Day Entertaining Success! Christopher Hannigan, Foodie and VP- Marketing from Ventura Foods will meet up with Julie Moran in the Balancing Act kitchen to show how to add bold flavor to party favorites to appetizers, finger foods and sandwiches with two new zesty dips, Dean’s® Buffalo Ranch dip and Dean’s® Sriracha dip; plus provide a healthy alternative with the versatility of LouAna® Coconut Oil, great in fun and festive recipes from appetizers to desserts. and

“We think two of our brands – LouAna Coconut Oil and Dean’s Dip – are great additions to The Balancing Act’s “BIG GAME SPECIAL”. We’re excited to have these brands be part of celebrating the biggest day in sports! Stay tuned! Our brands will be making a play for some winning recipes for appetizers and main dishes.” - Christopher Hannigan, VP - Marketing, Dean’s Dip & LouAna Brands.

- Grill Up Sizzling Hot Food with the Rapid Cooker™ by EdenPURE
Ready to get out the grill and cook up some crowd pleasers? Joe Namath helped develop this cooker, looking for a way to have restaurant quality steak at home. Portable for use at home, tailgating, camping or picnics, The Namath Rapid Cooker uses PureINFRARED Technology™ meaning the heat source is at the top of the unit instead of the bottom, and there are no flare-ups from grease. John Molnar, Executive Chef for Namath Products will treat viewers to an outside demonstration of The Rapid Cooker in action as he cooks up sizzling steaks and hamburgers. He’ll show how easy it is for our viewers to add hamburgers, steaks, chicken, hot dogs or even pizza to their menu. or

About The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime Television
Now in its 6th year, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple - the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them exceptional solutions to everyday problems. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings at 7:00 am (ET/PT) airing on Lifetime television. For additional information or to view a segment visit:

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