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Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet Cookbook Launch + Giveaway

Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchens to Yours

30 food bloggers got together and created this cookbook titled Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchens to Yours. This cookbook is full of healthy and  affordable dinner recipes created for the slow cooker.

The book includes my recipe for Sweet Italian Sausage and Peppers which is a family favorite. You can find that recipe, and tons of other recipes plus gorgeous food photography in this book. I know that I am going to probably work my way through this book each week, one recipe at a time and I just can’t wait. At the bottom of this post you will find the recipe names of other participating bloggers. I’m sure that you will be enticed by the list of recipes and by the thrill of helping to Feed America!

Sweet Italian Sausage and Peppers - Slow Cooker Recipe

September is National Hunger Action Month which is about awareness of the hunger issues in the country. Not only is it about awareness but it is also about taking action against hunger. The food blogging community has put together this cookbook in order to do just that: take action. All of the proceeds from the print copy of the book are going to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Buy it here and you will be taking action too!

For more information about Hunger in America and Feeding America you can visit their website.

In addition, Feeding America food banks from across the country are giving the ebook version as a free gift to their donors. If you make a donation you will be given the ebook as a free gift. Donate now and get your free ebook!

Check out other information on the cookbook by searching social media using the hashtag: #slowNwholeCookbook! Also there will be a twitter party on September 18 at 9pm Eastern using the #slowNwholeCookbook hashtag so make sure to follow along and say hello.

Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchens to Yours

The video above gives you a great preview of the book and all of the recipes included!

Sponsors & Prizes:

To help get spread knowledge about hunger in America and to promote our cookbook (for a good cause!), some generous sponsors have jumped on board.

Together, San Miguel Produce http://www.sanmiguelproduce.com/, Grimmway Farms http://www.grimmway.com/ and Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce http://www.oldoakfarms.com/ are making some big contributions to help end hunger. They are each contributing food to their local food banks AND they are giving $5 for every print copy of the book that we sell. That’s in addition to the proceeds from the book that are already going to the food bank! You get a book and you get to help end hunger in America.

1. Each participating blogger is giving away TWO print copies of the book. Enter below and visit all the blogger links to go and enter on each of their blogs. The giveaway of these books is sponsored by San Miguel Produce, Grimmway Farms and Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce.

2.  Many of the participating bloggers are also giving away a Hamilton Beach Set & Forget® Programmable 6 Quart Slow Cooker. All of these slow cookers have been generously given by Hamilton Beach to help us make a big splash with the launch of this book. Visit all the blogger links and you will have so many chances to win so many slow cookers! Enter below for these awesome prizes! There will be three winners: 2 people will win a copy of the book and 1 person will win a slow cooker from Hamilton Beach.

3. The co-editors of the book, Christine and Jennifer, are  giving away one prize of free carrots for a year from Grimmway Farms, one prize of free greens for a year from San Miguel and a potato prize pack from Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce including 40 pounds of potatoes and 1 Bamboo Bowl, 1 cutting board, 1 pepper mill, 1 measuring spoon set, 1 recipe booklet, 1 about potatoes booklet. To enter for this giveaway, please visit Cook the Story and Mother Thyme.

Slow Cooker + Cookbook Giveaway!

Giveaway Entry Form:

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This giveaway is only open to U.S. residents. Two winners will win the “Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchens to Yours” Print cookbook and one winner will win a Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker for a total of three separate winners. The winners will be chosen in order, first will be the books and the last winner picked via random.org will be for the slow cooker. I will email you to obtain the address you would like your prizes shipped to. If you do not respond in 1 week I will choose a new winner for each prize. Prizes will be shipped via the sponsoring brands. Good luck!

To see all the food bloggers who participated in the making of this cookbook and to see where you can go to enter again and again to win all of these amazing prizes, visit Christine and Jennifer’s blogs.

Broccoli and Cheese Potato Soup from Big Bear’s Wife
Chicken, Potato and Barley Stew from Magnolia Days
Autumn Apple Chicken Sandwiches from Chocolate & Carrots
Pumpkin, Chicken and Spinach Tortellini Soup from An Edible Mosaic
Thai Coconut Curry Beef and Broccoli from Food Faith Fitness
Chicken Burrito Bowls from Two Healthy Kitchens
Barbacoa Tacos from My Baking Heart
Balsamic Orange Roast Beef from a farmgirl’s dabbles
Cuban Seafood Stew from The Kitchen Prep
Chinese Beef and Broccoli from Very Culinary
Pork Meatballs in Marinara Sauce from Savvy Eats
Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic from Around My Family Table
Tex-Mex Scalloped Potato and Carrot Dinner from Cook the Story
Cuban Black Bean Soup from Food n’ Focus
Macaroni and Cheese With Sugar Snap Peas from Brooklyn Farm Girl
Sweet and Spicy Carnitas from Cravings of a Lunatic
Pork Tenderloin Florentine from All Day I Dream About Food
Thai Pork with Vermicelli Salad from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner
Mango Chicken from Stetted
Creamy Buffalo Chicken from Mother Thyme
Spiced Lentil Stew from Je suis alimentageuse
Harvest Chili from WonkyWonderful
Whole Tuscan Chicken from The Little Kitchen
Vegetarian Pumpkin White Chili from Kitchen Treaty
Sweet Italian Sausage and Peppers from Sweet Remedy
Chicken Cacciatore from Poet in the Pantry
Lentil, Sausage and Kale Stew from Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Italian Beef Sandwiches from Yummy Healthy Easy
Butternut Squash Vegetarian Chili from Nutmeg Nanny

Disclosure: I was not compensated for developing a recipe for this cookbook but I did receive a free slow cooker. There are also affiliate links in this post.

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12 Responses to “Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet Cookbook Launch + Giveaway”

  1. #
    ahu — September 8, 2014 at 7:23 am

    Wow, what a wonderful project! Congratulations!

  2. #
    Christine at Cook the Story — September 8, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    Thanks so much for being a part of this project with us! Your dinner looks amazing and I can’t wait to try it!

  3. #
    Karen D — September 8, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Great collaboration,, and a great cause!

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    San Miguel Produce — September 9, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    Your dish looks fantastic! Thank you so much for doing this, and for including us in the project. It is our pleasure to support such a worthy cause.

    Keep it green,

    –Your friendly Southern California farmers at San Miguel Produce / Cut ‘N Clean Greens / Jade Asian Greens

  5. #
    Barbara — September 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    I very much appreciate your participation in this project, and I thank you. I cannot enter because I am one of those central Florida seniors, but neither I nor do most seniors do any kind of social media. We are all knocking on heaven’s gate and we don’t want our kids to have to undo all that kind of stuff, so we just don’t join Facebook, or Twitter, or instagram, or any of those things. We do cook for ourselves and our neighbors, though, and we appreciate having some new slow cooker recipes, and I especially would love a new larger slow cooker so I can do just that. Thanks!


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