Food Staples & a giveaway!

Ever since I won the Wild Harvest Breakfast Showdown everyone has been asking what I was going to buy with my GIANT gift card.

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Thanks Caitlin :)

I’ll be honest, my list is sort of boring…

Produce
-Spinach

-Tomatoes

-Cucumbers

-Peppers

-Onions

-Banana’s

-Apples

-Berries

-Avocado

-Carrots

-Squash

-Sweet Potatos

-Asparagus

-Corn

Entrees
-Fish

-Turkey

-Beef

Everyday Items
-Oatmeal

-Lunch Meat

-Bread

-Peanut Butter

-Crackers

-Cheese

-MIlk

-Chocolate Squares

-Eggs

-Salsa

-Beans

-Granola

The $500 went a lot faster than I expected, but we have 3 mouths to feed, and you would be surprised how much the little one eats, today’s snack was half a butternut squash, HALF.

If you remember, for the breakfast showdown Wild Harvest sent each participant a box with 10 items to create a healthy breakfast.

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this is my winning dish!

The items were:
-Animal Crackers – the whole family loves these

-Peach Mango Salsa – I used to never eat salsa, now I put this on everything; eggs, chicken, salad, fish, I could go on.

-Applesauce

-Black Beans

-Raisins

-Creamy Peanut Butter!

-Cherry Vanilla Granola – um so good!

-Ginger – perfect for fall baking

-Cayenne Pepper

-coupon for eggs

And now you can win this very box, I know Wild Harvest products are not available everywhere, so you better enter so you can get your hands on those coveted animal crackers.

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Contest is open until October 10 at midnight EST.

HLS12: Wild Harvest Breakfast Showdown

Hello, new and old friends. Welcome to my little corner of the blog world!

In case you’re new to the blog, my name is Kelly and I’ve been writing at Cupcake Kelly’s since August 2010. I write about my family, food and fitness.

If you’re old to the blog, welcome back! This past weekend at Healthy Living Summit was definitely an intense couple of days full of meeting new people, learning new things, and having fun.

Make sure you check out my Day 1 recap of HLS!

Saturday morning started with a breakfast hosted by Wild Harvest!

I entered the contest back in July, you can find my recipe here.

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I found out at the end of July that I was selected as one of the top 5 finalists, and we would all find out the winner at the Healthy Living Summit.

Saturday morning proves to be very interesting. I stayed with Caitlin, Alex, Heather and Katelyn so that I could have whole HLS experience, and so that I could get some decent sleep. My son ended up being sick that night so I ended up going home at 5 am and getting back to the hotel for the Summit a little after 8 am on Saturday. (The sickness was teething and a cold, but glad to see my boy for a few moments)

I walked into breakfast and saw this!

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ummmm what!? I am still in shock I think…

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I just want to say congratulations to all the other top 5 contenders, I am sure your dishes were amazing, I wish we could have tried them all.

They even included recipe cards so everyone could re-create the dish at home.

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Photo Source: Caitlin

They even made an announcement at the breakfast and I was given one of those giant gift cards!

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With Heidi from Wild Harvest!

Photo Source: Caitlin

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Photo Source: Caitlin

It was crazy to think that I developed this recipe and not only was it tested at the Wild Harvest Kitchens, but it was made for everyone at the hotel for HLS.

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I am so honored to have been picked by Wild Harvest as the winner of the Healthy Living Summit Breakfast Showdown. I also want to say thank you to all of you who came up to me at HLS or tweeted me congratulations, I am so thankful to be part of such a wonderful and supportive community.

I can’t wait to share with you the rest of my experiences at HLS!