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New Year 2015 Round Robin Giveaway Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card

by Jennifer Wieland
$25 Amazon Gift Card - Round Robin New Year Giveaway

It’s a new year and that means a new you! The first of the year always brings about New Years resolutions for most people. The most popular one being lose weight here in the United States. Others take an easier approach and opt for getting healthier. Then you have some who want to go back to school, find a new job, get more organized, the list goes on and on but the one thing in common is improving yourself or your life in the new year. To make your resolution a success you usually need a few things to help get the resolution off the ground and headed in the right direction. To help you out I am offering up a $25 Amazon gift card to one winner to help make their resolution a success!

This giveaway is part of a Round Robin 2015 New Year 1K Giveaway. What is a round robin giveaway you ask? In this case it’s 40 bloggers who got together to offer up $1000 in prizes! Each blogger is offering up a $25 value prize. You can enter my giveaway below and then follow the link to the next giveaway to enter. You can do this for all 40 blog giveaways for a chance to win a separate prize at each one.

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To enter the giveaway for your chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card just leave a comment below telling me what your New Year’s resolution is and what you want to buy with the gift card to make it a success. 

Once you’ve done that then head on over to Anne’s blog, Upstate Ramblings (<==CLICK) and enter her giveaway for a chance to win a $25 Visa gift card and continue on to the rest of the blogs from there. Remember there are 40 blogs so that is 40 chances to win some really great gift cards and PayPal cash to kick off the New Year with!

This giveaway is now closed and the winner has been selected. Thank you to all of the entrants for participating!

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Giveaway ends 1/19/2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST. This giveaway is open to US mailing addresses only (no P.O. boxes) and you must be 18 years or older. Only one email address per person. Entering with multiple email addresses will disqualify you. Winner will be drawn randomly and will have 48 hours to respond to my email before prize is forfeited and another winner is chosen. Sponsor is solely responsible for shipping the giveaway prize to the winner. This giveaway is in no way affiliated with Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest. Winner will be listed on my Winner’s Page.

 

 
 
 

My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway - Enter to win 16 different prize packages!

It’s that time again! Time for another fun and exciting favorite things giveaway! This one has some amazing prizes that are perfect for this holiday season and that you will not want to miss out on trying to win. There are 16 bloggers participating in this My Favorite Things Giveaway and you can enter each and every one of the giveaways for a chance to win a total of 16 amazing prizes!

My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway - Enter to win 16 different prize packages!

So how do you enter to win these awesome prizes? Follow these instructions… 

Take a look at the gift collage to see all the amazing giveaways you can enter to win!

       Scroll down to see my giveaway up close and learn what it contains.

       Enter to win My Favorite Things prize package at the bottom of this post.

       HOP around to all the other sites, check out their amazing prizes, and enter to win their gifts!

  * Take a look at the gift collage to see all the amazing giveaways you are about to enter!         * Scroll down to see my giveaway up close.         * Enter to win My Favorite Things prize package at the bottom of this post.         * HOP around to all the other sites, check out their amazing prizes, and enter to win their gifts!

 

1. About A Mom | 1. A Helicopter Mom | 3. Homemaking Hacks | 4. Moscato Mom | 5. Sunshine and Sippy Cups | 6. My Sweet Sanity | 7. The Home and Garden Cafe | 8. Tammilee Tips | 9. Better in Bulk | 10. The Rebel Chick | 11. Mom Luck | 12. Sweep Tight | 13. A Nut in a Nutshell | 14. A Daily Dose of Toni | 15. Around My Family Table | 16. Divine Lifestyle

 My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway - Enter to win 16 different prize packages!My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway - Enter to win Disney Animator's Collection Elsa & Anna dolls and a $15 Disney Gift Card

My daughter and I are all about Disney’s Frozen much to the unhappiness of my husband and boys. We are heading to Disney World soon for a family vacation and my daughter can’t wait to meet her favorite Disney queen and princess. That was how I decided on my prize pack. My prize package includes the Disney Animator’s Collection Anna and Elsa dolls and a $15 Disney gift card to get more Frozen things for the Frozen fan in your life this holiday season. Hopefully you have a Disney Frozen fan in your life that will love this prize!

 
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Hard Rock Roxtars™ Make Dining Out Fun for Kids + Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
Hard Rock Roxtars™ #ThisIsHardRock #HRRoxtars
The information, gift card, gift pack and giveaway have been provided to me by Hard Rock International. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. +No celebrity or musician has endorsed the “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star” contest. 
 
 
Hard Rock Roxtars™ #ThisIsHardRock #HRRoxtars
 

As a parent of two special needs children who have a difficult time sitting still at restaurants I am always trying to find fun restaurants with good food that the whole family can enjoy. I look for places that have engaging things to keep kids occupied so we can actually enjoy a meal out. Recently I learned that there’s a whole new level of cool happening at Hard Rock Cafes and Hotels worldwide. Hard Rock International has launched the Hard Rock Roxtars™. This adorable group of characters is a fun and unique way to engage kids visiting the cafes and hotels. Each character has a unique look and personality that kids learn about through the special Roxtars activity books they are given when entering participating Hard Rock Cafes or Hard Rock Hotels.

Hard Rock Roxtars™ #ThisIsHardRock #HRRoxtars

The Hard Rock Roxtars™ grace the kid’s placemats as well  and while the restaurant does offer your standard kids meals it is part of The National Restaurant Association’s Kids LiveWell program in collaboration with Healthy Dining and has several healthier food options for kids as well. Each kids meal is served in a guitar plate decorated with the Roxtars and my kids absolutely loved the plates since the handle could hold dipping sauces.

Hard Rock Roxtars™ #ThisIsHardRock #HRRoxtars

To help welcome the new Hard Rock Roxtars™ participating Hard Rock Cafes will be hosting a “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?” Contest. For one night, during the “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?” Contest, kids eat free at Hard Rock Cafe with a paying adult. During the contest kids are encouraged to dress up like the rock star they are for a chance to win a Hard Rock Cafe gift card or a 2015 birthday party for eight of the rock star’s closest band members and entourage. For additional information about the Hard Rock Cafe “Does Your Child Look Like a Rock Star?” Contest, contact your local cafe for contest details. Remember, while you are there showing off your little rock stars be sure to tag your photos with #HRRoxtars.

For more information about Hard Rock International be sure to check out their website or follow them on Twitter.

 

Hard Rock Roxtars™ #ThisIsHardRock #HRRoxtars

 

How would you like to win a Hard Rock Roxtars™ Prize Pack and a $50 Hard Rock Gift Card? All you need to do for your chance to win is enter below.

 

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$100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
$100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

 

 

 

 

Could you use a little extra money to make this holiday season extra special? Are you in need of some cold weather gear for the fall or winter? Maybe you just need to get your kids some Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating? Maybe you’re just a book lover and always in need of new reading material? No matter your reason, I’m sure you could use an Amazon gift card. I have teamed up with the following amazing bloggers for a $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

Susanna @ Zealous Mom
Jaime @ Love Jaime
Carissa @ Grown Ups Magazine
Dawn @ Pin-n-Tell
Julie @ Director Jewels
Anne @ Mommy Has to Work
Diane @ SavingsMania

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Click below to enter to win, good luck! Winner will be announced on Oct.9th!

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Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 Activities & Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014

 

Thomas The Tank Engine To Visit Illinois Railway Museum  in August – Will Speak Directly To Fans In Union, Illinois For The Very First Time.
 Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014

Little engineers won’t believe their eyes—or their ears!  For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas™, Thomas the Tank Engine™ will be able to talk to his fans.  Boys and girls will be cheerfully greeted by the #1 Engine when he pulls into The ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM this August for Day Out with Thomas™: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014. 

I have to tell you that every year my son Luke has wanted to go to this but we have always in years past had something going on and were unable to make it to any of these. Since he is such a huge Thomas the Tank Engine fan this has been a dream of his. This year though we are able to attend and he and his siblings couldn’t be more excited! They have been talking about this non-stop. Every single day they ask how much longer until we go to Thomas.

Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014

This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends® series, meet Sir Topham Hatt®, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more.  The tour, now in its 19th year, will make stops in 42 U.S. cities and is expected to welcome nearly one million passengers in 2014. 

WHO:       Thomas the Tank Engine

WHAT:    
·    A 20-minute (approximate) ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and hear Thomas greet his fans!
·    Meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway
·    A Thomas & Friends Imagination Station; featuring stamps, temporary tattoos, hands-on arts & crafts, train tables, and coloring sheets.
·    Storytelling, video viewing and live music  and much more.

WHEN:        AUGUST 16, 17, 23 & 24, 2014

TIME:        9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

WHERE:    ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM, 7000 OLSON ROAD, UNION ILLINOIS 60180
Tickets for Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting this direct link here or irm.org .  Ticket prices are $21 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).  
For more information and directions, contact the Museum at 
815-923-4000 or 1-800 BIG-RAIL.
For information on Thomas & Friends, visit
www.thomasandfriends.com
Follow Thomas & Friends on Facebook at 
www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends and Twitter @ThomasParent.

Do you have some little ones in you life that like Thomas the Tank Engine? Would you like to win some tickets to take them to the Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 when it stops at the Illinois Railway Museum in August? Then enter below for a chance to win a family four pack of passes.

 
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Click on the images below to download the activity sheets.

Thomas the Train Coloring SheetThomas the Train Percy Coloring SheetThomas the Train Belle Coloring SheetThomas the Train PuzzleThomas the Train Sir Topham Hat Puzzle

 

 

 


Favorite Things Summer Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland

 

 

 

 

Our Favorite Things Summer Giveaway

I have teamed up with 15 other awesome bloggers to bring you our Favorite Things Summer Giveaway!

Here’s how it works and all the info you’ll need to get yourself entered to win some truly amazing prize packages that we have put together for you…

Take a look at the gift collage to see all the amazing giveaways you are about to enter!
Scroll down to see my giveaway up close.
Enter to win My Favorite Things prize package at the bottom of this post.
HOP around to all the other sites, check out their amazing prizes, and enter to win their gifts!

 

Our Favorite Things Summer Giveaway Blog Hop

 

1. A Helicopter Mom | 2. About A Mom | 3. Moscato Mom | 4. Homemaking Hacks | 5. Kids Fun Review | 6. Better in Bulk | 7. A Nut in a Nutshell | 8. My Sweet Sanity | 9. Mom Luck | 10. Around My Family Table | 11. The Rebel Chick | 12. Just Stop Screaming | 13. Sunshine and Sippy Cups | 14. MiscFinds4U | 15. The Divine Miss Mommy | 16. This Mama Loves

 

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Our Favorite Things Summer Giveaway Blog Hop - Disney Summer Essentials GiveawayMy Disney Summer Essentials Prize Pack includes lots of Disney goodies to use this summer in all of your fun travels and adventures!

Here’s what’s included:

  1. Disney Keychain because you can never have enough Disney souvenirs.
  2. Child and Adult Disney Tumblers that you and your little one can use to sip cool drinks while showing off your love of all things Mickey Mouse.
  3. Insulated Mickey Mouse Water Bottle with Carrying Strap is a great water bottle to have on hot days. I have one in blue and it is a daily staple for me.
  4. Mickey Mouse Pitcher because I like having fun and funky pitchers to use for teas and juices on hot summer days.
  5. Mickey Mouse Ice Treat Molds, the moment I saw these I had to have a set for myself and for the giveaway. They are just to cute to not make some ice pops with!
  6. Disney Beach Bag is included because a nice big, roomy bag to haul everything around at the beach, pool, park and vacation is a summer must have!

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Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Celebrates National Ice Cream Month: Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches

by Jennifer Wieland
Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

I received a sample bottle of Niewlsen-Massey Madagascar Vanilla in order to help facilitate the writing of this article. All thoughts and opinions about the product are completely my own.

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? That’s right  whole month devoted to the cool, creamy goodness of all those ice cream treats that can be bought or made. A month like this deserves some major love so in honor of it I have made some Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches and thanks to Nielsen-Massey Vanillas the taste can’t be beat.

Nielsen-Massey Madagascar VanillaNielsen-Massey Vanillas are my favorite vanillas to buy. The quality and taste can’t be beat and I can get not only Madagascar Vanilla from them but I can also get Tahitian Vanilla, Mexican Vanilla and Vanilla Bean Paste. I kind of have an addiction for their Vanilla Bean Paste. You get all those lovely flecks of vanilla beans in your baking, which makes it all so pretty and so yummy.

I decided to take my Madagascar Vanilla and create an ice cream sandwich that I knew would be a hit with my kids. I wanted to go with one of their favorite ice cream flavors and just make it perfect for them to eat on a hot July day. Since they love Birthday Cake Ice Cream with its cake batter flavor and swirls of frosting I thought how perfect, fun and festive that would be for National Ice Cream Month but since this week is also the 4th of July I decided to go with a red, white and blue color scheme.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

If you have never made your own ice cream at home I highly encourage it. Since you control the ingredients you can make it as rich and decadent or as light and healthy as you want it to be. You can get brave and try all kinds of different flavor combinations and most ice creams are fairly quick to make. The part that makes ice cream sandwiches difficult is waiting. First you have to make the ice cream, then you have to make your cookies to sandwich the ice cream between, next is assembly and finally freeze time. If your like me though, you’ll be sampling as you go along so you’ll know that it’s well worth the wait.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

The ice cream stages:
1. Mix ingredients & chill
2. Blend in ice cream maker
3. Spread in pan and top with lines of frosting.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

I used kicked up Funfetti Cake Mix to make the cookies in my ice cream sandwich pan.

Birthday Cake Funfetti Ice Cream Sandwiches
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
254g
Yields
10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 975
Calories from Fat 444
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50g
77%
Saturated Fat 16g
78%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 21g
Cholesterol 107mg
36%
Sodium 817mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates 124g
41%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 39g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A
16%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
21%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For the Ice Cream
  1. 2 c. heavy whipping cream
  2. 1 c. whole milk
  3. 1/3 c. sugar (This is optional, the cake mix and frosting will add some sugar to the finished ice cream so you can skip it is you want to eliminate so sugar and calories.)
  4. 1 c. Funfetti cake mix
  5. 2 tsp. Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Vanilla
For the Frosting
  1. 1 can of Funfetti frosting
  2. 2 tbsp. confectioner's sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp. Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Vanilla
  4. Food coloring of choice
  5. For the Sandwich Cookies
  6. 1 box of Funfetti cake mix
  7. 2 eggs
  8. 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  9. 1/2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Vanilla
To Decorate
  1. Use the sprinkles included with the frosting or other sprinkles
For the Ice Cream & Frosting
  1. Make sure that you have frozen your ice cream maker bowl for at least 24 hours.
  2. In a blender, place all of the ice cream ingredients (add sprinkles from cake mix if not already in the cake mix) and blend until smooth. Refrigerate the ice cream mixture for at least two hours.
  3. After the two hours is up pour the ice cream mixture into your ice cream maker and turn it on. Follow your ice maker's instructions for how long to blend but most will be between 20-30 minutes.
  4. While the ice cream is blending open up your frosting and stir in the confectioner's sugar, vanilla and food coloring until well blended. You can divide the frosting and other ingredients in half and then do two colors as I did. Place the frosting in a plastic baggie and snip one of the corners. Line a jelly roll sheet with foil and plastic wrap. Evenly spread the ice cream over half of the pan vertically. Next pipe lines of frosting over the top. The entire top doe snot need to be covered with frosting. Fold the uncovered half of the plastic wrap and foil over the ice cream and lightly smooth the top so that it's even and the frosting goes into the soft ice cream. Place in the freezer for 2-3 hours.
For the Sandwich Cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350° and spray a cookie sheet or ice cream sandwich pan with baking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix well with a fork. If you are just making round cookies drop mounds using a cookie scoop. If you are using an ice cream sandwich pan use the cookie scoop to drop one scoop into each cavity. Press the dough out until it covers the bottom of the cavity.
  3. Bake for 8-10 minutes and then cool for about 5 minutes before removing from pan. Finish cooling on a wire rack completely before assembling the ice cream sandwiches.
To Assemble the Ice Cream Sandwiches
  1. Using one of the cookies as a guide, cut the ice cream into rectangles or use a circular cookie cutter to make circles. Place the ice cream between two of the cookies and lightly press them together. Roll edges in sprinkles. Wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap or freezer paper and then freeze for 3-4 hours. Then eat and enjoy.
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 Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

Following are some tips and shortcuts from Nielsen-Massey for making and personalizing your own homemade ice cream sandwiches:

 

  • Dress it up: Roll the sides of finished ice cream sandwiches in mini chocolate chips, mini M&Ms, sprinkles, toasted coconut or nuts to add color and texture.
  • Take a shortcut: If you are short on time, purchase bakery cookies to use with the homemade ice cream recipe to build your own ice cream sandwiches.
  •  Chill out: Keeping your homemade ice cream cold is the secret to a sandwich that won’t fall apart or get soggy. Take the time to re-freeze ice cream between steps – your patience will be rewarded with perfect sandwiches every time.
  •  Keep them fresh: Wrap each sandwich individually in plastic wrap immediately after building each sandwich. Keep them in the freezer until just before serving. 

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches made with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla #NMVIceCream

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Touring from Winning Moves Games and a Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
WInning Moves Games Giveaway

I received products from Winning Moves Games to facilitate the review of this product but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

I come form a family that loves, loves, loves to play games… card games, board games, you name it. Every holiday we break out the games and play hard for the win. We are a competitive lot and there are some games that we learned very early on in age how to play. Games that work for children and adults alike and Touring is one of these games. I remember playing it as a child with my mom at night or on a rainy afternoon. I also remember my sister and I being even younger and liking the pictures and numbers on the cards and sneaking off with the card game to create our own version of the game after seeing the adults play it.

Winning Moves Games -  The classic card game Touring

Now, some of you may remember this game, some of you may not but it’s a fun card game that can be played with 2-6 players. In the game the object is to be the first person or team to reach the required of number of miles first. You can go once you have a Go card and you can pick up speed with a Freeway card. Your opponents can stop your progress with Hazard cards that will delay your travel, like Flat Tire cards. You can get past these with Remedy cards, like the Mechanic card.

Winning Moves Games -  The classic card game Touring

The game is recommended for ages 7+ and takes 35-50 minutes to play. So it’s not to long for kids to be able to play through but long enough that one game is plenty, at least that’s how it is with my group. Since it is a card game the setup is quick and you get the game going right away. When I was a kid I remember loving this game because it was like driving which was something I couldn’t do and my boys liked it for the same reason. There’s just something about the whole car travel concept that really draws them in. So if you are looking for a fun, family card game and have car fans in the house then this will definitely be a hit.

Winning Moves Games -  The classic card game Touring

For more information on Touring and to learn about the other Winning Moves Games be sure to head on over to the Winning Moves Games website. You can also find them on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

If you’d like to win your own Winning Moves games then enter below for your chance to win Touring and Splash Cards for your own family fun.

 
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$50 Kroger Gift Card Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland

Enter to win the ride of your life with Dale Earnhardt, Jr. or a VIP Cheerios® racing getaway with Austin Dillon

Are you a huge racing fan? Go to bit.ly/1doILQW to create a customized shopping cart for the chance to win a ride with Dale Earnhardt Jr. or a VIP Cheerios racing getaway to Charlotte, NC with Austin Dillon and many other prizes!

 Kroger Ultimate Race Fan Experience

Check out these prize details:

Grand-prize: Win a ride with Dale Earnhardt Jr. sponsored by Unilever or a VIP Cheerios® racing getaway with Austin Dillon sponsored by General Mills.

 

You could also win:

·      An autographed helmet sponsored by Smithfield

·      An autographed fire suit sponsored by Smithfield

·      4 person ticket packages at 19 tracks sponsored by Coke®

·      An autographed Carl Edwards diecast car sponsored by Kellogg’s®

·      A $25 Kroger Gift Card

Increase your chances by entering daily anytime from 2/16/14-3/9/14.

 

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Save big at Kroger! Save $3 instantly at checkout when you mix & match any 6 participating items with your Shopper’s Card. Items must be purchased in a single transaction. Participating item varieties and sizes may vary by store.

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Gorton’s Real Fabulous Review & Giveaway

by Jennifer Wieland
Gorton's Signature Tilapia Piccata Recipe

I received products from Gorton’s to facilitate this review but all thoughts and opinions are solely mine.

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I have a long and sordid past of being a picky eater and not trying foods just because the texture of it looked wrong to me. I know it’s strange but it is something I have spent decades trying to get past. One of the areas that I still had not gotten fully past was seafood.

I had not tried seafood until about 12 years ago. The idea of it was so disturbing to me for some reason. One day though I tried baked clams and oysters and I thought they were pretty good. I then tried calamari and it was okay to me but hey, I tried it. Finally, my husband got me to try shrimp and I fell in love with that. It is a favorite of mine but I use it as a treat rather than a diet staple. I still though could not bring myself to try actual fish. The flakiness and texture of it was hard for me to handle. For the last few years though people have been telling me to try tilapia. That the texture was different and that I would like it. I was not buying it though.

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Then I got accepted to be a part of the Gorton’s Review Crew and I knew I would have to review one of their 11 grilled fillet products. Since they have three different grilled tilapia choices I thought, okay here we go, I need to add fish to my diet anyway. I went with the Gorton’s Signature Grilled Tilapia and decided to try the Signature Tilapia Piccata recipe from their website since I know nothing about cooking fish. The recipe was very easy to follow and all of the ingredients are pantry staples in my house. I really liked that the recipe was quick. When it was done the kitchen smelled yummy and I when I plated it up it looked yummy too.

Gorton's Signature Tilapia Piccata Recipe

The real test came though when it was time for all of us to eat. I knew my hubby would like it as he grew up on the east coast and is a huge seafood fan but the kids and I were going to be the tough critics. So we tried it and oh boy, it was good! The fish was really good and worked so well with the orzo.

So now I can add fish to my diet to help me eat healthier! Not only did I get a nice dose of omega-3 eating my Gorton’s Grilled Tilapia but it is gluten-free and comes in at 80 calories. There is also no MSG, no fillers and no artificial flavors or colors. When you are trying to eat healthy you can’t get much better than that and it’s filling.

Right now you can enter Gorton’s Real Fabulous Sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will win a $1000 makeover and there are also weekly prizes. Be sure to head on over to the Gorton’s site and enter for your chance. 

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After you enter the sweepstakes make sure to connect with Gorton’s to download coupons, find recipes and explore products. You can also find more information about Gorton’s and  all of their products on their Facebook page, on Twitter and on Pinterest.

If you are trying to eat healthier this year or if you are just a fan of seafood then do I have a fun and easy giveaway for you. Gorton’s has been kind enough to offer one of my U.S. readers a chance to win two full-value product coupons, 1 pair of Gorton’s-branded oven mitts, a Gorton’s spatula and an assortment of Gorton’s recipe cards.

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