CABOT, Vt., June 29 /PRNewswire/ --
Cabot Creamery Cooperative is sponsoring a 'Feel Good Family Recipes' contest that is open to health professionals (dietitians, dietetic students/interns, certified diabetes educators, nurses, physicians and pharmacists) to highlight the importance and value of a well-balanced diet for today's active-lifestyle families.
Eligible health professionals can enter the contest online at: http://www.cabotcheese.coop/recipecontest2010 or by U.S. Mail (Cabot Creamery Cooperative, RE; Feel Good Family Recipe Contest, P.O. Box 940, Montpelier, VT 05601). Complete contest rules and regulations can be found at http://www.cabotcheese.coop/RecipeContest2010Rules.
Entrants must create a healthful, family-friendly recipe using at least one of Cabot's Reduced Fat Cheeses including 75% Reduced Fat Cheddar, 50% Reduced Fat Cheddar, 50% Reduced Fat Omega 3-DHA Cheddar, 50% Reduced Fat Pepper Jack or 50% Reduced Fat Jalapeno Cheddar. The three Recipe Categories include: Appetizer/Snack, Main Dish, and Soup/Sandwich/Salad. Entries must also include your favorite tip for family mealtimes (time savers, conversation starters, etc.).
The Grand Prize winner, selected from among the three categories, wins a stunning Alexandrite & Diamond ring and a 3-Day spa getaway for two at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa in Stowe, Vermont that is valued at more than $15,000. One first-prize winner in each category will receive a $200 cash prize and a $60 Cabot Gift Box. One second-prize winner in each category will receive a $60 Cabot Gift Box.
"As a farm family owned cooperative," says Regan Jones, Registered Dietitian and National Nutrition Communications Manager for Cabot Creamery, "Cabot wants to encourage the return to the family meal table. Research shows families who eat together, eat better. We hope our health professional colleagues can help us provide even more deliciously nutritious dishes for mealtime."
Deadline for entries is Saturday, August 28, 2010. Winning recipes will be announced in October and winning recipe(s) will be showcased at the Cabot Booth at the American Dietetic Association's national Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Boston November 6-9.
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Regan Jones, RD
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