Zaycon Foods Review

We are a privately owned company based in the state of Washington. The company was founded in 2009 to bring fresh meats and other products direct to consumers at wholesale prices. The founders have extensive experience in sales, business management and the grocery industry Core Values We have four values that have formed the foundation of our operations since the inception of the company. These are: • Integrity • Teamwork • Exceptional Customer Service and • “No Sacred Chickens” (a tongue-in-cheek phrase for how we deal with issues) If your family is like mine, you probably eat … [Read more...]

Johnsonville No Ordinary Burger Contest Plus Brat Review & Giveaway CLOSED

The burger got a makeover, and pork lovers are celebrating! New this season are Johnsonville grill-able Italian Sausage Patties and Bratwurst Patties.  Yep, you heard that correctly, brats in patty form, hamburger-like.  I was intrigued, but skeptical about such an idea.  I enjoy regular Johnsonville brats, but in patty form?  I HAD to try this!  These patties can be cooked in the oven, on the grill (of course) and also on the stove top.  I was in a hurry and didn't feel like messing with the grill so I decided to heat up a frying pan for these frozen patties.  They come all ready to go, … [Read more...]

Alter Eco Quinoa Review

A 100% Fair Trade Brand Alter Eco’s products are specifically designed for the mass market and present the following unique features: - Fair Trade: All products are produced and traded under the Fair Trade standards of FLO (Fair Trade Labeling Organization). All packaging carries the TransFair label, whenever it is available in the related category. - Organic: Most of our products carry the “USDA Organic” logo and are certified by QAI. The remaining products are undergoing the organic certification process. - Quality: Stringent quality and hygiene controls, annual suppliers’ … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil Review & Giveaway CLOSED

This Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is a truly unrefined coconut oil. It is made on Mt. Banahaw and surrounding areas from organic coconuts. The coconuts are used fresh (within 24-48 hours of harvest) from small family farms on Mt. Banahaw and other rural places in Quezon Province, the coconut capital of the Philippines. Only the highest quality coconuts are hand-picked from each harvest. The volcanic soil of Mt. Banahaw makes these organic coconuts some of the most nutritionally rich coconuts in the world! Testing done in independent laboratories reveals higher levels of … [Read more...]

Keep Cool this Summer with Musselman’s Smoothie Ice Pops

Summer is here in a very hot way.  This week the temperature is not predicted to dive below 90 during the week.  And the humidity?  It is so thick outside my head turns to mush after about two minutes.  What's a SAHM and her crew to do?  I decided to tackle a Creamy Peach Berry Smoothie/Ice Pop recipe from Musselman's thanks to the recent delivery they sent me.  Check this out. My mission?  Create a nutritious and cool snack for my children that will have them begging for more.   I can inform you officially my mission has been accomplished.  Before we ventured outside I whipped up a … [Read more...]

The Brooklyn Salsa Company Review

We are a New Generation of Salsa Makers Inspiring Global Flavor with Local, Sustainable Ingredients. Our promise is to constantly evolve — pushing boundaries, giving back and exposing the voices and new methods we believe in. The Brooklyn Salsa Company was born in a Bushwick loft in the early summer of 2008, originally operating as an underground taco delivery service. Now we’ve taken our DIY roots to the jar, blending small batches of fresh ingredients using Conscious Methods – Direct Trade with Local, Organic Farmers. We use ingredients grown as close as 15 miles from our kitchen by … [Read more...]

Wholly Guacamole Review & Giveaway CLOSED

Wholly Guacamole Classic If you like the good things in life, you’ll love our Classic Wholly Guacamole. With just the right amount of spice and garlic, it’s sure to thoroughly satisfy even the choosiest guacamole lover! What people love most about our product is what’s MISSING! What you won’t find is additives, preservatives, gluten or transfats. Our guacamole is all natural with 20 vitamins and minerals in every portion. And we promise not to tell the kids if you don’t! Perfect for parties, great with dinner or lunch, delicious as a snack!   Wholly Salsa Mild Some like it … [Read more...]

Giada de Laurentiis and Target- Give Your Family the Royal Treatment!

The royal visit is a mere memory now, but here is a way to relive some of the magic with Giada de Laurentiis and Target. And join Giada LIVE on Twitter July 13, 8:30 PM EST to learn all the details of her experience cooking for the royal couple.  @Target … [Read more...]

The Stocked Kitchen: One Grocery List…Endless Recipes Review

We've all had that moment during the day when we ask with a pit in our stomach, "What am I going to make for dinner?" We stand in our kitchens having a conversation with ourselves (hopefully silently), "I don't have anything to make.... What I planned doesn't sound good.... I don't have any time to cook let alone get to the store." Families across the country are continually searching for a way to make the process easier. Many get discouraged into pre-packaged complacency, which doesn't satisfy any real cravings. Bookstores contain myriad cookbooks toting catch phrases like "Quick … [Read more...]

Free Recipes & Cooking Tips from

Some days I have no idea what I will be making for supper that night.  I hate that frantic feeling as I rummage around my cupboards and refrigerator.  My mind races trying to create a dish with random items from my pantry. is my new supper time frenzy savior.  Simply, easy dishes that I can actually make while taking care of three kids at the same time! If you too have this problem check out … [Read more...]

Gorton’s GRILLED Seafood 100 Days of Sizzle Giveaway! CLOSED

Ahoy! Got your Sizzle on? Gorton's Seafood does! Just check out our newest, sunniest, hot-off-the-grill-iest promotion! Gorton's GRILLED Seafood 100 Days of Sizzle Giveaway! The fun is happening now through September 7, 2011. Here's what all the Sizzle's about: 1 Grand Prize Winner Each Month receives a sizzlin’-hot Beach Bag Prize Pack: a custom GORTON’S Second Wind Sails tote - made by the Gloucester company that stiches beautiful totes using recycled sails - packed with an Amazon Kindle 3G, an Amazon Gift Card, and a Gorton’s Fisherman Beach Towel ($400 value)! 10 Daily Winners … [Read more...]

Giada De Laurentiis for Target Review

If you read The Mama Report on a regular basis I'm sure you're aware of my love for Target.  I shop there on a weekly basis, sometimes actually more than once a week.  Can you ever get enough of a good thing?  I was excited to see a new line of products some time ago,  Giada De Laurentiis for Target.  I am familiar with the Food Network chef from her appearances on the Today show where she showed off her cheerful, positive attitude and of course, her culinary skills.  It was recently announced that she will be the the official chef to Prince William and Princess Kate when they visit … [Read more...]

Big Book of Cupcakes from Southern Living Review & Giveaway CLOSED

It's official: The cupcake craze has taken the world by storm. No longer are cupcakes solely for children-these handheld treats nowmust pass musterwith taste-discriminatingadults equally ravenous for the little frosted jewels. Big Book of Cupcakes sets a new standard with recipes for cupcakes that actually taste as great as they look. In addition to the traditional favorite flavors everyone craves, such as red velvet and carrot cake, this book offers fun, new flavor twists like Maple Bacon and Caramel Sea Salt Mocha, as well as easy decorating and serving ideas, from classic to … [Read more...]

al fresco All Natural Chicken Sausage Review & Giveaway CLOSED

It’s all about fresh flavor from fresh ingredients. Our mission is to provide delicious all natural products that are easy to prepare as part of a healthy lifestyle - live life with flavor. We offer our all natural chicken sausage in dinner and breakfast varieties. All of our products have 70% less fat than pork sausage and are free of nitrites, nitrates, preservatives and artificial ingredients, but full of flavor. ____________________________________________________________________________________ I recently had the opportunity to try some al fresco products.  I had been … [Read more...]

Amy’s Kitchen Review

At Amy’s Kitchen, we make food in much the same way as you do at home. We start out the freshest, organic vegetables we can find.  We purchase high quality pastas, grains, beans and hormone free dairy from cows that are pasture raised. We make everything by hand. Our sauces are prepared in stages; first by heating oil, then adding aromatics and followed by fresh veggies and tomatoes. All the ingredients cook slowly until they reach their fullest flavor. Connect with Amy's Kitchen on Facebook and Twitter for coupons, recipes, and product … [Read more...]