Apr 24

Recipe Makeover (giveaway!)

Hi everyone! I’m [reluctantly] back from my vacation back at home and in England/Scotland! (It was so, so hard to leave…) I have about 18 posts that I need to write up for future Travel Tuesdays and a billion other things to catch up on (as well as a dance performance tonight…), but in the meantime, I’ve joined up with 40+ food bloggers to present…#RecipeMakeover!

After a long winter of snowstorms, comfort foods and desserts galore (and for me, living on the “inpatient diet” due to 80-hour work weeks followed by stuffing my face for 2 weeks straight whilst on vacation…), spring is the perfect time to get back to the basics! Most of my meals in the UK consisted of meat/potatoes and while delicious, I miss fruits and veggies (and non-electric showers ;P ).

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To eat a healthier diet, you don’t need to make drastic changes (unless recommended by your doctor). It’s not about completely eliminating certain food groups and/or denying yourself that occasional treat…but taking baby steps to reduce the amount of sugar, carbs, red meats + empty calories (e.g. sugary beverages) in your meals can make a huge difference!.

A huge THANK YOU to our sponsors, who have made #RecipeMakeover possible! They’ve provided a bunch of awesome products that you can win by entering our #RecipeMakeover giveaway below!

Just follow the instructions below + you could win the following prize pack:

  • Butter-flavored coconut oil and digestive blend from our sponsor Barlean’s – Barlean’s butter-flavored coconut oil is an organic, dairy-free alternative that can be used as a 1:1 substitution for butter. (I’ve used em’ before in these Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies!) Their digestive blend is an organic, vegan combination of flaxseed, chai seed, quinoa, unsweetened shredded coconut, and a proprietary pumpkin blend, that is delicious sprinkled into salads, smoothies, oatmeal, and more.
  • Sampler pack of original, mesquite, and applewood Smokin O’s from our sponsor Smokin O’s – Instead of frying, choose a healthier cooking option like grilling! Smokin O’s is an innovative new product that allows you to add a natural wood taste even if you are using a propane grill, and they work great in charcoal grills and smokers too. No soaking, no mess, no wait – just delicious wood flavoring from a 100% natural product with no binders or chemicals.
  • 4 flatbread pizzas from our sponsor American Flatbread – Choose from any of America Flatbread’s 15 all-natural, handmade pizza varieties, available at your local grocery store. These pizzas feature 100% organically grown wheat crusts and are topped with fresh herbs, vegetables, and cheeses (no rBST growth hormone!). They’re all-natural, with no preservatives, artificial colors or flavors, and are handcrafted from scratch and par-baked in wood-fired ovens.
  • 5 containers (48 oz) of ice cream from our sponsor Turkey Hill – Ice cream for a health food event? Try out their line of no-sugar-added products for a sweet treat without the guilt or their line of light ice creams, which have a rich taste with a fraction of the fat. They also have a rainbow sherbet option, which has Vitamin C and is naturally low in fat. (Yay for tasty dessert options for special occasions!) Turkey Hill also believes in implementing green initiatives to cut down on waste, reduce packaging + minimize outputs into the environment.
  • 15 tuna creations pouches from our sponsor StarKist – StarKist tuna pouches all have at least 13 grams of protein, and their BOLD line now includes three gluten-free varieties: Tuna Creations® BOLD Thai Chili Style; Tuna Creations® BOLD Jalapeño; and Tuna Creations® BOLD Hot Buffalo Style.
  • Mueller Spiral-Ultra 4-Blade Spiralizer from blog hosts, The PinterTest Kitchen – this 4-in-1 gadget allows you to spiralize your favorite veggies, and it also has extra attachments for a juicer, mandolin and grater.

This prize pack is valued at over $200, and one lucky winner will get it all! Giveaway is open world-wide except where prohibited. A winner will be randomly drawn on April 29, at the conclusion of #RecipeMakeover! (Winner will be contacted via email.)

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Thank you to all of our participating bloggers. Follow along on any of the blogs below or with the hashtag (#RecipeMakeover) on social media to find flavor-packed nutritious recipes! :]

The PinterTest KitchenFix Me a Little LunchRosie Discoverscrave the goodZesty South Indian KitchenThat RecipeThe Domestic DietitianAuthentically CandaceEat, Drink, Be Healthy!Body RebootedCindy’s Recipes and WritingsFaith, Hope, Love, & Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered AccompliceFeeding BigNatural ContentsSeduction In The KitchenEveryday EileenFamily Around The TableFairyburgerJane’s Adventures in DinnerKitchen Counter ChroniclesKate’s Recipe BoxKelly Lynns Sweets and TreatsChocolate SlopesLittle House Big AlaskaMakes, Bakes and Decor2 Cookin’ MamasMeadoe Out on a LimbStrawberry Blondie KitchenMel ClaireCookaholic WifeFor the Love of FoodThe Saucy SouthernerCook’s HideoutTwo Lazy GourmetsInk and SugarCookingwithsapanaThe Chef Next DoorSarah Cooks the BooksChef Sarah ElizabethFrankly EntertainingPalatable PastimeOur Good LifeThe Food Hunter’s Guide to CuisineA Day in the Life on the Farm

Stay tuned to see all of the delicious recipes bloggers create during #RecipeMakeover!

  • Be sure to enter the giveaway! 😀 (What are you most excited about winning?
  • What’s your favorite recipe makeover that you’ve made?

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  1. Kimberly G

    Seems like a really awesome giveaway!

    1. Farrah

      hehehe, I wish I could win it! ;P

  2. GiGi Eats

    I TRIED BUTTER FLAVORED BARLEAN’S at the Natural Food Expo and I died. IT WAS SOOOOO good! THANK YOU for reminding me, because now I TOTALLY want to buy it!!!
    GiGi Eats recently posted…Insta-Recipes: A “Story” About Two Treats And A Protein PowderMy Profile

    1. Farrah

      Anytime! ;P I love it too!! If I end up getting to have a movie night tonight, I’ll be using it to make popcorn! 😛
      Farrah recently posted…Tropical Sunshine Sourdough PancakesMy Profile

  3. Mary

    So happy you are back. It’s always nice to go on vacation and enjoy foods you don’t eat often. I’m a fruit and veggies kind of girl also. I took a trip to New Orleans and ordered a salad at every meal. People looked at me weird but hey… I like what I like 🙂 I hope I win this giveaway 🙂

    1. Farrah

      hahaha, right? 😛 It was nice getting to try out all the different foods! 😛 Coming back was hard, but I finallyyyyy went and got groceries yesterday, so at least I’ve got that goin’ for me! 😛

      Thanks for entering + best of luck to you!
      Farrah recently posted…Tropical Sunshine Sourdough PancakesMy Profile

  4. ShootingStarsMag

    Healthy- ish ice cream? Count me in! haha Thanks for sharing. I’m glad you had a nice vacation, but yes, coming home can be difficult. I still need to do all my posts for London! I want to make it a bit of a series – like your Travel Tuesday, so I must get on that.

    ShootingStarsMag recently posted…Author Interview: The Unprotected’s Kelly SokolMy Profile

    1. Farrah

      Right?! I need to go get some of that! 😛

      Looking forward to reading those posts! I hope you have a ton of fun!
      Farrah recently posted…Tropical Sunshine Sourdough PancakesMy Profile

  5. Casey the College Celiac

    What a fun collection of goodies for a giveaway!
    Casey the College Celiac recently posted…Veggie-Loaded Blueberry Pie Smoothie Bowl (Gluten Free, Vegan)My Profile

    1. Farrah

      Thanks for entering + good luck! :]!

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