Thursday, October 11, 2012

Alexia Tastemaker program + giveaway

A couple months ago I was contacted by Alexia Foods to see if I was interested in becoming an Alexia Tastemaker. I didn't hesitate because I am a big fan of their natural side dishes and appetizers (especially the sweet potato fries!) and enjoy these types of sponsorships that fit right into my blog.

Officially, the partnership means I get to try new products such as these Multi-Grain Onion Rings and the House-Cut Julienne Fries.  They arrived on my doorstep on dry ice one afternoon and Erik and ate them up that week.  Super tasty.

I will also be doing some other fun things with Alexia Foods such as hosting a fall-inspired dinner party with their tasty sides and appetizers, plus a menu that I created with lots of hearty, fall fare.

Here is the tentative menu (I will probably change my mind on the menu up until a couple days before the party). If you want to check out more details for the party, please follow my Pinterest board.

Apple cider punch
Pork tenderloin with apples and onions
Ricotta, gorgonzola and honey spread crostini with apples
Pumpkin mac and cheese 
Butternut squash soup 
Pumpkin spice truffles

Plus Alexia Foods rolls, appetizers and sides.

Sounds pretty good, doesn't it?

I have a fun giveaway today, too!
 
The giveaway includes an apron, a potholder, a set of wine charms and 3 coupons for free Alexia Foods products.

To enter, check out Alexia Foods products and comment on this post which side or appetizer you would include at your next dinner party.  Or, if you are a fan of Alexia Foods products, comment and tell me what your favorite product is.

Giveaway will be open until 11:59pm Tuesday, October 16.  Eligible to US residents only.

Disclaimer: I am being compensated for the partnership as an Alexia Tastemaker.  All my opinions on their products are my own. 

21 comments:

  1. Love Alexia Onion rings and sweet potato fries,

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  2. The sweet potato fries are perfect! You can also sweeten them up with some brown sugar; or go a spicy route with some cayenne.

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  3. Their panko onion rings are a favorite in our house, closely followed by the chipotle sweet potato fries!

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  4. The sweet potato fries sound awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  5. The mushroom bites look like a good appetizer for a party!

    Katie M.

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  6. I LOVE their sweet potato fries!

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  7. I love their spicy sweet potato fries! YUMMMMM

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  8. I would love to try their sweet potato fries!

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  9. I would include the Mozzarella Stix


    dlatany at gmail dot com

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  10. I practically lived on the rosemary and garlic oven fries and the onion rings are also amazing!!!

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  11. The sweet-potato-puffs sound super good. Yumm.
    Thanks!
    b_burmester@hotmail(dot)com

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  12. Their cheddar bits and mozzarella sticks look awesome, who doesn't love cheese! Their mushroom bites look good too. I would and do get their breads/rolls...I love my breads!

    The dinner party menu sounds delic!

    Libby

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  13. I love Alexia's sweet potato fries, always have. they're the best.

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  14. I would totally serve the spicy potato bites! Delicious and something a little different.

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  15. Spicy sweet potato fries are the BEST! I eat an entire bag by myself!

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  17. I would definitely serve their sweet potato fries! I have been serving them at parties for years and everyone loves them - they were especially a huge hit in a Halloween themed party with black and orange colored foods last year! ;)

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  18. Their onion rings are the best! I would serve them with mini-turkey burgers!

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