Thursday, April 17, 2008

Healthy Living Recipe Contest Winners!

Watkins thanks all who participated in the Watkins Healthy Living Recipe Contest. Recipes submitted from all over the country were prepared and tasted in our test kitchen by a group of food professionals and non-professionals. Recipes were submitted for 5 cateogories, with 2 winners in each category. Based on several criteria including taste, appearance, creativity, use of organic ingredients and consumer appeal, the following recipes were found to be outstanding!

Founded in 1868, America’s original natural products company has been the pioneer in spices and extracts for over 100 years. To this day, Watkins adheres strictly to the same quality standards instilled by its founder, J.R. Watkins generations ago. Buying only the highest grades of herbs and spices from around the world, Watkins gives our customers the option of natural and organic, without compromising flavor. You will taste the difference!

Congratulations to the winners!


Spice Glazed Bacon Bites
By: Kurt Wait - Redwood City, CA

Cantina Style Spiced Up Shrimp Samplers
By: Margee Berry - Trout Lake, WA


Tex Mex Cabaret Beef Salad
By: Gilda Lester - Wilmington, NC

Southwest Avocado White Bean Salsa Salad
By: Linda Wilson - Denison, TX

Side Dishes

Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole
By: Donna Noel - Gray, ME

Spicy Sauteed Zucchini
By: Julie Kirkpatrick - Billings, MT


Organic Tuscan Chicken with Tomato Olive Sauce
By: Radelle Knappenberger - Oviedo, FL

Organic Southwestern Turkey Rolls
By: Rachel Kern - Austin, TX


Spiced Peanut Butter Praline Mini Cheese Tarts
By: Sherry Little - Sherwood, AR

Celebration Cream Cheesecake
By: Valerie Putsey - Winamac, IN

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