Everyday Mom's Meals: So Simple, So Tasty Day 1 {Tastefully Simple Review & Giveaway}
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Thursday, February 2, 2012

So Simple, So Tasty Day 1 {Tastefully Simple Review & Giveaway}

I am so incredibly lucky to have such wonderful foodie friends through this blog, Twitter, and of course Facebook. These fellow food enthusiasts are always there when I ask question, favor, or in many cases, to team up w/ me to bring my fantastic fans great giveaways! When I approached my friend, and Tastefully Simple Consultant, Theresa about joining me in bringing Tastefully Simple products to EMM, she jumped at the chance and was so kind to allow me to choose (2) products to try, cook w/ in my kitchen, and then giveaway to one lucky fan! Have you tried Tastefully Simple products before? Well, I have and I love them. You've even seen one used here before, in my Mulled Wassail. "Tastefully Simple is a dynamic direct sales company based in Alexandria, Minnesota. We offer a wide selection of convenient, easy-to-prepare foods designed to help people spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the rest of their lives."~ From TastefullySimple.com

After much browsing (and drooling!!) through their product line, the (2) I chose to try were Fiesta Party Dip Mix and Bayou Bourbon Glaze. Both of these are very versatile, can be used separately, or even be combined in certain dishes and I knew I would find many uses for each in my kitchen. And one of the best things about Tastefully Simple? They offer recipe suggestions for their products right on their website! That's exactly how I found both the recipes I tried (Be sure to come back tomorrow to see what I made w/ the glaze!!). I knew this first one would be perfect for our at home New Year's Eve celebration. Adam loves spicy things, and if they aren't too spicy, Alex and I do too. Theresa was kind enough to tell me that Tastefully Simple products are made to develop in flavor as they sit, and in this case heat level. And I'm so happy she did b/c after setting awhile I discovered it needed to be cooled down a little w/ extra sour cream. In reality, it would have been perfect for Adam, and anyone else who loves a little "kick", but for Alex's (and my) sake, I chose to tame it a little. If you are lucky enough to win this prize package, this would be a great addition to any party table!

Fiesta Party Dip
2-3 TBS Fiesta Party Dip Mix
15 oz. can corn, drained
1/2 c. mayo
1/2 c. sour cream
8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
2 chopped green onions, extra for garnish

Combine all ingredients. Chill for 2 hours. Adjust seasoning if needed. Garnish w/ extra onions. Serve w/ tortilla chips and/or crackers.



Now for the GIVEAWAY!!!

RULES:

This contest open to US residents 18 years or older ONLY.

All comments act as entries and MUST be accompanied by an EMAIL ADDRESS. Any chosen comment w/o an email will not be considered.

All entries need to be left as SEPARATE comments.

One winner will be chosen by Random.org, notified on EMM, Facebook, and emailed.He/she will have 48 hours to respond to claim the prize. If not, another winner will be chosen.(1) Winner will receive

(1) Fiesta Party Dip Mix
(1) Bayou Bourbon Glaze

Contest Ends February 21, 2012 12am EST (Because it is a "party" dip and a "bayou bourbon" sauce, I'm letting this run until Mardi Gras!!)


Mandatory Entries:
1.) Leave a comment telling me if you've tried Tastefully Simple before, and if so, which product(s).

2.) Like Theresa Tastefully Simple Consultant on Facebook. Leave a comment when you have. 

Extra Entries:

1.) Like EMM on Facebook. Leave a comment when you have.

2.) Visit Theresa's sale page and tell me a product you would like to try.

3.) Become a follower of EMM through GFC. Leave a comment when you have.

4.) Follow me on Twitter (@everydaymomsmls). Leave me a comment when you have.

5.) Follow me on Pinterest. Leave a comment when you have!


7 entries per person! Good Luck!!

Disclaimer: Theresa provided me w/ (2) sets of products. One to use and one to giveaway. The opinions are all mine. 


If you wish to contact Theresa: 
Theresa Carson, LTMT
TastefullyOH@aol.com
330-904-0718

42 comments:

Heidi Zapolski {Mommy Made From Scratch} said...

I am in love with Tastefully Simple and very familiar with it! I have tried far too many products to list here but some of my favorites are Wahoo Chili Seasoning, Bacon Bacon Seasoning and Nana's Apple Cake Mix.
hzapolski(at)gmail(dot)com

karen said...

LOVE IT-- my daughter sells it too if you have never tried them lyou need to try the orange cranberry scones, out of this world and the wild rice soup mix, they have a recipe for a breakfast casserole using it and it taste like eating an omelot, the triple berry fruit spread is delicious, oh man I could keep going!!!!!!!!!!!

Vicki B said...

I have tried tortilla soup and a lime dip that was fabulous. Many more but it's been years.

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Inspired by eRecipeCards said...

love the look of that dip! Great luck with the contest, terrific prizes!

Kristina said...

I have never tried Tastefully Simple

Kristina said...

Liked Theresa Tastefully Simple on Facebook.

Kristina said...

AAF EMM on FB.

Kristina said...

CREAMY CARAMEL SAUCE
Sounds good

Kristina said...

Sent request on Twitter (Turtlekris79)

Kristina said...

Follow you on Pinterest. Kristina Best

daphnenicole said...

Love the strawberry rhubarb jelly, Bacon Bacon, and the fiesta party dip.

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daphnenicole said...

I also follow you on pinterest.

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daphnenicole said...

Liked Theresa Tastefully Simple on Facebook




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morchella said...

never tried but i sure want to.

Debbie Broussard said...

I have never tried any of their products, but would love to!

Debbie Broussard said...

I have never tried any of their products, but would love to!
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Debbie Broussard said...

Liked Theresa's page on Facebook.
dguil81022@aol.com

Debbie Broussard said...

Already a follower of EMM on Facebook!
dguil81022@aol.com

Debbie Broussard said...

Already a follower on Pinterest also!
dguil81022@aol.com

Debbie Broussard said...

Would love the serving platter from Theresa's sale page.
dguil81022@aol.com

Shelimarie said...

I have not tried "Tastefully Simple" but it sounds like something I would use on a regular basis :) The recipes you've done look Yum-O!

susitravl said...

Yes - I have tried many of the Tastefully Simple Dip Mixes and I follow Theresa's FB Page.
susitravl(at)gmail(dot)com

susitravl said...

Like EMM on FB
susitravl(at)gmail(dot)com

Just Me said...

Years ago I picked up a pot roast seasoning packet at a craft fair, made by Tastefully Simple. I never did use it, we moved shortly after and it broke in the box. Box smelled good though. cupcakesforcutie at gmail dot com

Just Me said...

Followed on Twitter. (Toobusy4it) cupcakesforcutie at gmail dot com

Pamela said...

I have not yet tried any of the Tastefully Simple products, but would love to. canninggranny@gmail.com

Pamela said...

I already "Like" you on Facebook ;-) canninggranny@gmail.com

Pam H. said...

I'm not familiar with Tastefully Simple products but would be happy to try some...thanks for the chance!

pamhwkns55@yahoo.com

Pam H. said...

I 'liked' Theresa Tastefully Simple on facebook

pamhwkns55@yahoo.com

Pam H. said...

I already 'like' EMM on facebook

pamhwkns55@yahoo.com

Pam H. said...

I would like to try the 'bountiful beer cheese soup'
(fyi-your link to the sale page isn't working)

pamhwkns55@yahoo.com

Pam H. said...

I sent a request to follow you on Twitter (@MrsHwkns)

pamhwkns55@yahoo.com

Emily said...

I have used Tastefully Simple products and do like them...takes some of the guess work out of some great dishes.

Lauren said...

I haven't tried them yet but would love to check them out!!
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...
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Lauren said...

I like theresas fb page
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...

I like EMM on FB
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...

I would like to try the cutie cake lollipops!
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...

I follow via GFC
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...

I follow you on twitter (lala8491)
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Lauren said...

I follow you on pinterest!
lala8491 at gmail dot com

Pattie Cowan said...

Never tried tastefully Simple, but anything with bourbon has to be good! I "liked" Theresa and wish her the best!