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Back-to-School Swag #4: Beyond Smoothies

[For this yummy Breakfast “Soup” recipe, my review, or to enter the giveaway, click here!]

Yesterday, I asked a question on the DDD Facebook page: how do you feel about giveaways?  While I personally happen to love them (it just feels so good to be able to give people presents!), I don’t want readers to feel as if the giveaways are interfering with the real “meat” (or should that be “faux meat,” in my case?) of the blog.  For that reason, I do always include at least one recipe with each giveaway I post.

Well, judging from your responses, the majority of you are receptive to giveaways (even if you don’t absolutely love them).  I must admit, I was relieved to hear that–especially since I’m wrapping up the “Back-to-School Swag” series today.  And I daresay I saved the very best for last!

Recently, I was given the opportunity to try out a new brand of almond milk.  Of course, I was quick to agree–almond milk is already a staple in my diet.  Along with coupons for free cartons of the milk, I was also given a blender–whoo hoo! 

But guess what?  I already have a blender–two, in fact!  I bought (at full price) the über-popular VitaMix last year; and I already had an Oster blender on my kitchen shelf.  What on earth would I do with yet another blender?   

Why, give it to one of YOU, of course!  So this giveaway will feature FIVE prizes: four coupons for one free carton of a new and yummy almond milk (each to one reader), as well as a “grand prize” of a Cuisinart 600 Watt blender to one lucky DDD winner! 

To read my review of Almond Fresh, to see the recipes I made with it, or to enter the giveaway, please click here!

[Note: I was given the blender for free.  I am giving it away and will be shipping it to a reader at my own expense.]

COMMENTS LEFT ON THIS POST WILL NOT BE ENTERED IN THE GIVEAWAY. TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY, PLEASE GO HERE.

Mum, we wouldn’t want your giveaways to interfere with the “meat” of our meals, either. . . say, isn’t it dinnertime?”

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9 comments to Back-to-School Swag #4: Beyond Smoothies

  • How generous! I love almond milk, and I’d love to replace my crummy blender.

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  • Oooh me me!! Could really use a blender, and this one looks like it wouldn’t take up the all the space in my manhattan apartment. Love the look of that ‘soup’ recipe too!

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  • Ashley

    I would love a new blender. Mine isn’t the best. You are so nice Ricky. Keep the recipes coming.

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  • Oh my, it is so purdy! How generous of you to just give this away. I don’t have a blender or food processor and my body is craving a pumpkin smoothie so badly. It’s not easy being vegan without a blender, I tell you, not easy.

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  • Wow, that’s so awesome of you! Lucky you for having a vita-mix, I’m saving up to buy one when I move back to Canada (in Sydney Australia at the moment). I don’t currently have a real blender – just a hand-blender. Ex-pats have to be efficient! I’d love to enter the contest but I doubt you’d ship it all the way here (and power conversion might be an issue). Good luck to everyone who enters and keep up the great content!! X

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  • Melinda J

    I would love to have a blender with some ooomph! Mine is 17 years old and was the bargain model when I bought it then. Thanks for all you do!

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  • It is purdy! It makes sense to give it away, unless you want to be known as The Blender Lady. You know, like The Cat Lady but with blenders! 😀

    Yep, I have my brand new Blendtec toy and a smaller blender, so I’m covered, but good luck to everyone else!

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  • This is a great giveaway with the kind of easy entry I love, but I’m not going to enter. The almond milk sounds great but I don’t live in Canada, though I suppose I could drive on up to Vancouver to try it. 😀 And, like you, I have two blenders! One is in our house in Wisconsin being used by our renters, and this summer I finally bit the bullet and bought a reconditioned Vitamix to use in the house I’m renting in Seattle. I will, however, encourage my son to enter!

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  • Jenn Riale

    OH! What a wonderful giveaway. Almond milk is the ONLY kind of milk I CAN drink. Also, our blender just broke. ): So, I’d be happy with either one!!!!

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