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The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen Cookbook Giveaway and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have developed “The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast and Flavorful Recipes made with Canola Oil” cook book.  There will be seven bloggers from the CanolaInfo team preparing all 151 recipes and sharing there info with you on the blog.  Each blogger will give a different perspective.  From Culinary experts to moms with children, and young city dwellers learning the kitchen.

In reading the cookbook, I found a lot of interesting and helpful information in the beginning of the book.  For instance, “The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen cookbook” explains the good and bad fats.  The benefits of good fats and why bad fats are….well…bad.  It gives information on healthy cooking habits and more.

I have to admit.  When I think healthy cooking I don’t always think of flavor and variety.  In reading the recipes in “The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fast and Flavorful Recipes made with Canola Oil” I found myself saying.  “oh that looks good”, “I’m going to have to try this recipe”, “I bet I could make this and no one would even realize it’s good for them”.    I work in the health field for a living.  I see the consequences of people not taking a more healthy approach to their life.  This cookbook makes it easy to find and prepare a healthy meal for your family.

With recipes like:  Turkey-Swiss Panini, Lime-Zested Tomatillo-Black Bean Salad, Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, and a whole lot more.  Vivid pictures of recipes in the book really make it appealing.  Oh did I mention there is a Chocolate Fondue recipe as well? Just throwing that in there.  🙂

You can check out some of these recipes for yourself in the mean time.  Go to:  to see for yourself.  You can also find CanolaInfoCooks on facebook:

As if that wasn’t enough to make you think you’d like to check out this book, All proceeds from the sales will go to the American Diabetes Association.  This book is $18.95  in the U.S. and is availabe through the American Diabetes Association: , 1-800-232-6733, and

as well as Barnes and Noble, and many other bookstores.

This cookbook is not just for people living with Diabetes.  Healthy cooking is for everyone!  Heart Disease is the leading cause of death around the world.  The ADA recommends that people with Diabetes should use healthy oils, like canola oil, instead of other types of fat when cooking.  This cookbook is full of recipes using healthier canola oil.

“The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast, and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil” cookbook is laid out very well.  With an easy to read contents section broke down into meals: lunch, dessert, salads for instance and an alphabetic index making it easy to find say:  Chocolate Mint Pie with Espresso Sauce (sorry can’t help myself).

And here is the exciting part for my readers: I’m giving away a copy of “The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh Fast and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil”  Here on my blog.  The winner will also receive a 2010 “The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen” Calendar with colorful pictures each month of some of the delicious recipes found in the cookbook.

Thanks to for letting me offer my readers such a great giveaway!

Now the giveaway rules:

Mandatory for initial entry:

1.  Go to: and leave a comment telling me which recipe on their blog is your favorite and why.
2. I’ll need a way to contact you if you win.  for instance:  a link to your blog with your contact info, leave your email in the comment, or whatever you feel comfortable with.

Optional bonus entries (Mandatory must be done first in order for bonus entries to count)
1. Follow me on Twitter:    @angiewith3  and tweet about this giveaway with this link:
2. Leave a thoughtful comment on one of my other blog posts.  Then tell me on this post that you commented on another post.
3. Post about this giveaway on Facebook using this link:
4.  Follow my blog

A winner will be chosen Friday May 14, 2010

UPDATE  **and the winner is…….Barbara***

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St. Eve Kids’ Cozy giveaway

I’m so excited to be able to do another giveaway. I had received a free St. Eve’s Kids Cozy through a blogging promotion on

The St. Eve’s cozies are a long cuddly blanket with sleeves. 100% polyester. So warm. I received to hot pink ones. I have 3 boys so that just wasn’t going to work for them but I decided to try it myself. It was so soft and warm. What am I doing with the other one I received. Well giving it away on my blog of course. You will receive (1) St. Eve’s kid cozy described as “one size fits all”. The Cozy from St. Eve kids is available at and retails at $20.00.

To win you must be a follower of my blog, you must leave a comment on this blog post, and you must retweet my St. Eve kids cozy giveaway tweet. A winner will be selected Friday, Jan 29.


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I want to get my blog going so…Giveaway time!

I love blogging. I do it for fun. It’s my online outlet for ideas, my opinions, and yes my complaints. I’d love to see more people follow my blog and my twitter. I’ve decided that I’m going to do a giveaway. Here is the terms:

1. Follow my blog
2. Leave at least 1 comment on at least 1 of my blog posts
3. Follow me on twitter:
4. And after you’re following me Retweet my blog giveaway tweet

A random follower who completed all requirements will get to choose a free 12.5 oz diamond jar or traditional candle of your scent choice from my site:

I do follow back on Twitter and if you have a blog leave your link in the comment you leave and I will check out your blog as well.

I will choose a random winner on Jan 15, 2010

In the mean time feel free to check out the candles. You can use “My Diamond Creek” gadget on the right and start thinking about what scent you’ll choose if you win. OR with so many scents, sizes and styles to choose from you may want to buy now. Be sure to check out the Winter Special. It’s a great deal! With so many scents to choose from it’ll be a tough decision.

And the winner is…..Charity….I will contact you so you can pick out your choice of either a 12.5 oz diamond jar or traditional jar candle!

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