Employee wellness -- Win $100 for your favorite recipe

The deadline has been extended! Submit an original, tasty, and good-for-you recipe by Wednesday, January 22, 2014 for a chance to win big:

  • Five semi-finalists will each receive a yumPower goodie bag
  • One finalist will receive a $100  gift certificate to Cooks of Crocus Hill and a healthy cooking gift basket

But  wait, there is a twist… SPPS students will be the judges to decide the ultimate winner! Don’t miss out, enter your original recipe today!

We are looking for breakfast dishes that:

  • Are original or family recipes (not taken from a website, book or other source)
  • Include at least two kinds of  fruits and/or vegetables
  • Use only healthy ingredients, for example:
    • Heart-healthy fats (no trans or partially hydrogenated fats)
    • Whole grains
    • Lean cuts of animal protein (ex. chicken, turkey, lean ground beef)
    • Low-fat dairy products
    • Have clear serving size and yield information

Here’s how it works

  1. Submit a completed Recipe Template Form and a signed copy of the Recipe Contest Entry Form to Karly Farrell by January 22, 2014. Both forms and directions can be found on the wellness program website.
  2. A panel of judges will narrow down recipes to the top three.
  3. SPPS Nutrition Services will prepare the top three recipes for select schools during National Breakfast week, March 3-7 and students will vote on their favorite!
  4. Students will select the first, second, and third place winners.
  5. All the recipe submissions will be compiled together for a virtual cookbook for all SPPS staff

We are looking for all kinds of chefs – whether you consider yourself a professional or not, we want to see your best recipe. Applicants must be employees, and only one recipe will be accepted per person.

Questions? Contact Karly Farrell at 651-767-8154 or district.wellness@spps.org.