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    Our Mission

    Our mission at PCD Smiles is to bring smiles to hospitalized primary ciliary dyskinesia, no mater their age; through the gift of a cheer package. Currently serving only The United States and Canada.
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    Know of a hospitalized primary ciliary dyskinesia patient? Please visit our “Request a Cheer Package” link and fill out our secured form to submit them for a cheer package today!
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With 17 grams of protein per serving our “Salisbury Steak” are the perfect protein to your evening meal Here is one of our new recipes for our next cookbook coming soon.

Salisbury Steak

6 servings

20 minute prep; 30 minute cook

Ingredients required:

For the steaks:

  • 1 lb. (450g) ground lean beef
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup (30g) bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. olive oil

For the gravy:

  • 2 tbsp.butter
  • 2 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups (350ml) beef broth
  • 1 tsp. tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • 3 cups (250g) brown button mushrooms, sliced


  1. Place all the ingredients for the steaks (except for the olive oil) into a large bowl and mix well using your hands. Shape the mixture into 6 even sized patties. 
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet, over a medium/high heat, and brown the steaks for 3-5 minutes on both sides. Remove from the pan and transfer to a plate.
  1. Turn the heat to medium and melt the butter in the same skillet. Stir in the flour and cook gently until starting to brown. Pour in the beef broth and continue stirring until well combined.
  1. Add in the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and onion powder. Mix well, then add the mushrooms, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Finally add the patties back into the skillet, cover with a lid and cook for 15 minutes, until the patties are cooked through. Serve immediately.

Nutritional information: per serving - 302 calories, 22 fat, 9 carbohydrates, 17 protein, 1 fiber

Have you gotten your 2017 PCD Smiles Cookbook yet? Our 2017 cookbook is available on Amazon or at your local bookseller through their special order department.

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We have several ways that you can donate to PCD Smiles;

- Visit Smile E. Turtle's Amazon Wishlist

- For more information on how you can donate, please visit our "Donation" page to check out our "Do & Don't policies.

- Or sponsor a PCD Smiles cheer package today!

- To shop for your “Official” turtle care ribbon gear today, visit PCD Style or Smile E. Cove

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