The Looneyspoons Collection (giveaway)

 
I’m a longtime fan of Janet and Greta Podleski.  Some of my most frequently requested recipes come from their cookbook “Eat, Shrink and Be Merry” (try the Girl-Guy cookies and add about 1/4 cup of whole flax seeds for crunch - you can thank me later).  I was excited to see that their latest creation, “The Looneyspoons Collection” features many of  the recipes that I have made and enjoyed in the past, but they have been updated and ‘healthified’.  Lots of nutritional information has changed since “Looneyspoons” was first published the 90′s – more fibre, whole grains, good fats, less sodium etc. – and if you want to eat healthy, you need to keep on top of the current recommendations!
 
I asked Greta (excuse me while I pick up that name I just dropped) what recipes she recommends for moms and she suggested trying  ‘You’re Pudding Me On’, which is a warm banana bread pudding.  Coincidentally enough, on the day my copy of TLC arrived I had taken a ’No Weigh, José! Mexican Lasagna’ from the freezer for our dinner so I figured since I wasn’t cooking I’d give the dessert a try!
 
Made with 12 grain bread, vanilla yogurt, bananas, chocolate chips and a few other ingredients, it was a snap to put together and it baked while we ate dinner and cleaned up.  My house smelled amazing and we couldn’t wait to dig in – waiting the 10 minutes for it to set when you take it out was torture.
 
Ashlyn dug right in and loved it; so did the moms and kids we shared it with the next day at a play date.
 
I’ve made a note to try ’Sticky Chicky’ (baked chicken thighs in a sticky-sweet BBQ sauce) which I have been told is very popular with kids and parents alike.  ”The Looneyspoons Collection” is popular across the board these days - it’s the #1 non-fiction book in Canada!

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One lucky reader will win their own copy of “The Looneyspoons Collection” from Janet and Greta Podleski!

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To enter, tell me what healthy recipe you cook the most often (required).

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Contest closes MARCH 28 @ 10pm EST; open to CANADIAN RESIDENTS only.
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134 Comments on The Looneyspoons Collection (giveaway)

  1. belinda m
    March 25, 2012 at 6:35 PM (757 days ago)

    I make a foiled chicken fajita recipe. It is full of veggies, skinless chicken and salsa. It is so good and good for you too

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  2. belinda m
    March 25, 2012 at 6:36 PM (757 days ago)

    I follow on google friend connect

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  3. belinda m
    March 25, 2012 at 6:37 PM (757 days ago)

    I am an email subscriber

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  4. belinda m
    March 25, 2012 at 6:38 PM (757 days ago)

    I like you on facebook – Belinda M

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  5. belinda m
    March 25, 2012 at 6:39 PM (757 days ago)

    I like Janet and Greta Podleski on facebook – Belinda M

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  6. Valerie Taylor Mabrey
    March 27, 2012 at 6:52 PM (755 days ago)

    we do stir fry with chicken a lot
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  7. Claire
    March 28, 2012 at 6:52 PM (754 days ago)

    Roasted vegetable lasagna!

  8. Nancy
    March 28, 2012 at 7:18 PM (754 days ago)

    I often make a whole meal from a green salad loaded with seasonal veggies and some lean protein!

  9. Nancy
    March 28, 2012 at 7:19 PM (754 days ago)

    GFC: allibrary

  10. Nancy
    March 28, 2012 at 7:19 PM (754 days ago)

    Email subscriber

  11. Nancy
    March 28, 2012 at 7:21 PM (754 days ago)

    Like NJBB on FB: Nancy D – - – - – - .

  12. Nancy
    March 28, 2012 at 7:23 PM (754 days ago)

    Liked Janet and Greta on FB and left a comment on their wall that you sent me : Nancy D – - – - – -.