Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Aetna Healthy Food Fight Contest & Twitter Party

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Aetna,  one of the nation's leading providers of health care, dental, pharmacy, group life, disability insurance and employee benefits is partnering with Shespeaks.com to promote healthy eating.

As part of the Shespeaks Blogger Society, I want to let you know about an opportunity to participate in Aetna's Healthy Food Fight Contest. 

Here's how the contest works
Submit your Healthy Entree Recipe.
  1. Start with one of your own great healthy recipes.
  2. Select the region in which you want to compete.
  3. Register for the contest, and enter your recipe into our Healthy Recipe Analyzer to determine if it meets the nutritional requirements to be included in the voting for the semi-final cook-off. If your recipe receives a score of C+ or higher, it will be officially entered.
  4. Then spread the word to get your friends and fans to come vote
    for your recipe when voting begins. Up to 48 people with the
    highest-rated recipes will qualify to compete in person.
I entered in the Dallas region.  This is my recipe for "Healthy Chicken Salad". I scored an A-  My recipe is very simple and easy to prepare.
                                  Healthy Chicken Salad
Ingredients needed:
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
1oz slivered almonds
1 green apple,  julienned
1 cup red grapes, halved
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2- 3/4 Brown Cow Plain Greek Yogurt
Directions:
Boil chicken approx. 20 minutes. After it cools, shred the cooked chicken and combine with the remaining ingredients. Serve in a lettuce cup, or make a sandwich on 100% Whole Wheat Bread!

I encourage you to submit your healthy recipe. Up to 48 semi-finalist in 4 regions with compete in person in front of a representative from The Culinary Institute of America and local VIP judges.

The four finalists will be competing before Bobby Flay and other VIP judges. The winner of the Final Cook-off will receive a grand prize of $10,000 worth of groceries donated by Recipe.com

**TWITTER PARTY ALERT**
September 15 at 8PM EST ~ Join Shespeaks.com and Aetna,  for a fun twitter party. We will chat about health-conscious tasty foods, share tips on living well, and learn more about the Healthy Food Fight. (Plus, prizes include Dutch Ovens and gourmet cookware from Circulon donated by Meyer Corporation, U.S.)
#SSFoodFight Twitter Party Recipe Swap
When: September 15 @ 8pm EST
TweetGrid Dashboard:
http://bit.ly/oy4lU9
Follow: #SSFoodFight and @shespeaksup


Good Luck! Hope to tweet with you on September 15!!
I am a member of Shespeaks Blogger Society. All opinions stated are my own.

1 comment:

  1. That sounds like a yummy recipe. I am going to try it!

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