Milford, NH (PRWEB) May 01, 2015
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends is excited to announce that Lauren Wyler from Fleur De-Lectable of Dripping Springs, TX is the $500.00 Grand Prize Winner of their first annual blogger recipe challenge. Wendy Wofford-Garcia of The Weekend Gourmet takes second place and Sid Munkholm from Sid’s Sea Palm Cooking is the third place winner.
Bloggers from across the nation were challenged to show off their creativity by submitting original recipes using one of 16 spice blends offered by Healthy Solutions Spice Blends. After weeks of judging, Lauren Wyler’s Greek Style Baked Turkey Taquitos with Tzatziki Drizzle is the winning recipe. The recipe was created using Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub. The recipe really impressed the judges based upon its creativity, originality, healthiness and use of ingredients.
“Lauren’s dish truly embraced the essence of our philosophy that healthy is good, but healthy and great tasting is even better. It was delicious, healthy, creative, with easy to find ingredients,” said Shelly Wolcott, owner of Healthy Solutions Spice Blends.
First Annual Blogger Recipe Challenge Winning Recipe:
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 20 oz. package lean ground turkey (85% lean)
1 shallot, minced
4 tsp. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub
½ cup diced sun-dried tomatoes
2 cups low fat shredded Monterey jack cheese
15 flour tortillas
For the Tzatziki drizzle:
1 5.3 oz. container plain fat free Greek yogurt
1 shallot, minced
½ cup shredded cucumber
½ tsp. dried dill
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub
5 cups shredded lettuce or salad greens
2/3 cup diced tomato
1/3 cup sliced Kalamata olives
Preheat oven to 400°. Spray a large cookie sheet with olive oil cooking spray. In a large skillet, add the oil, turkey, shallot and Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub and cook over medium high heat until the meat is browned and cooked through. Set the meat mixture aside to cool. Once the meat has cooled, combine in a large mixing bowl with the diced sun- dried tomatoes and shredded Monterey jack cheese. Place about 1/3 cup of filling in the middle of each tortilla and roll them up tightly. Place them seam side down on the cookie sheet. Once all the taquitos are rolled, spray the tops with the olive oil cooking spray and place in the oven for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven, flip the taquitos over, and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until crisp and browned.
While the taquitos are baking, make the Tzatziki drizzle. In a small bowl, mix the Greek yogurt, minced shallot, shredded cucumber, dill, salt, and Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub.
Serve over shredded lettuce or salad greens. Top with diced tomatoes and olives. Drizzle the Tzatziki sauce or serve as a dip on the side.
Second place winner, Wendy Wofford-Garcia from San Antonio, TX won $100.00 for her delicious Spicy Strawberry-Glazed Fish with Strawberry-Avocado Relish recipe using Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Cajun Seafood.
Third place winner, Sid Munkholm from Carrabelle, FL won a full collection of 16 blends from Healthy Solutions Spice Blends for her wonderful Pork Potstickers recipe using Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Pork & Poultry Rub.
“We were amazed by the uniqueness and originality of the recipes submitted by the bloggers,” stated Shelly Wolcott, owner of Healthy Solutions Spice Blends. “It really shows how versatile and easy our spice blends are to cook with.”
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends offers a collection of 16 distinctive spice blends using only the highest quality spices and have no fillers or preservatives, no MSG, and are low in carbohydrates. In fact, most blends are made with no salt or sugar. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends provides the perfect solution for the daily challenges parents face every day when mealtime rolls around.
Healthy Solutions Spice Blends™, LLC is located in Milford, New Hampshire and produces a branded line of All Natural, high quality, recipe ready spice blends that create healthy gourmet meals in minutes. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends uses only the highest quality spices that are available in 16 distinctive blends for easy preparation when cooking with fish, beef, pork and poultry. Made with no fillers or preservatives, the blends are low in carbohydrates, contain no MSG, and most contain no salt or sugar. Healthy Solutions Spice Blends offers the complete line nationwide for Chain Supermarkets, Independent Supermarkets, Gourmet Food Stores, Club Stores and Foodservice Operators. For more information, contact Healthy Solutions Spice Blends, LLC at 603-622-8744 or e-mail sales(at)spiceblends(dot)com.