Monday, June 2, 2014

Cucumber Boats and Simply Dressed $100 value Giveaway

During warmer seasons salad leaves and fresh ingredients become more available. This makes it a perfect time to enjoy salads. Now more than ever, Canadians are reading food labels to ensure that the products they buy have recognizable ingredients. Canadians are seeking more simplicity and more vegetables in their diet and the new Marzetti®™ Simply Dressed® refrigerated salad dressings made with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and canola oil are available in six different flavours. 
These dressings do not contain preservatives, trans fat, high fructose corn syrup, added MSG or artificial flavours. Simply Dressed® Salad Dressings come in 354 ml bottles, found in the produce section of the grocery store are available for a retail price of $3.99.
Recipe for the Cucumber Boat is courtesy of Marzetti®™ Simply Dressed®

1/3 cup; plus extra for drizzling Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing
1/2 cup diced zucchini
2 scallions, chopped
1/4 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup diced red pepper
1 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil
4 small cucumbers or 2 English cucumbers
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 tbsp toasted pine nuts

In a mixing bowl, combine zucchini, scallions, carrots, peppers, parsley, basil, salt and pepper. Add Simply Dressed Balsamic Salad Dressing and toss to combine.
Cut cucumbers lengthwise (if using English cucumbers, halve lengthwise and then cut each half to make eight pieces total). Scoop out center of each piece using a small spoon to create “boats”. Spoon filling into cucumber boats and drizzle with additional dressing. Top with cheese and nuts. Serve.
Giveaway:
Giveaway is open to everyone in Canada until June 26. The prize pack will include the following valued at $100.
  • Wooden salad bowl and tossers,
  • tea towels,
  • an apron,
  • special lettuce knives that cuts greens without browning and
  • full Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings line vouchers
Enter the giveaway through the rafflecopter below. Please follow my social media networks and leave comments to be eligible to win. 
Update: The winner is Soozle

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50 comments:

  1. I am in Ontario. I have not used Mazretti Salad Dressings before.

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  2. I live in Newfoundland, I have never tried this dressing before!

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  3. New Brunswick! I have not tried it yet, but would like too!

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  4. I'm in Calgary Alberta and I have not tried this brand before :)

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  5. I live in Alberta and never tried or heard of Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings

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  6. hi I live in rural Ontario

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  7. I live in Saskatchewan. I have not tried this dressing before. Would be interested in trying it for sure!

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  8. I live in BC . I have never tried the Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings. But sure would love to try them!

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  9. I live in BC and no, I haven't tried these dressings yet!

    RAFFLECOPTER NAME is Anne Taylor

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  10. I live in Saskatchewan. I have never tried Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings before.

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  11. I live in BC. I don't think I've ever tried this brand of salad dressing before.

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  12. These cucumber boats look so nice!

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  13. I'm in New Brunswick, and no I haven't tried Marzetti Dressings before.

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  14. I live in Ontario and have not tried this brand before.

    Lori R Jackson

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  15. I live in New Brunswick, and I have not tried this brand of salad dressings before, they sound delicious though, especially the Pomegranate one!

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  16. i'm in BC and i havent tried this salad dressing before

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  17. I live in Ontario and I can honestly say I've never used these Salad Dressings before.

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  18. I live in Nova Scotia. No I have not tried these salad dressings before.

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  19. I live in Newfoundland and I've never used these Salad Dressings before.

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  20. I live in Ontario and I have tried this salad dressing before, but it was at my friend's place.

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  21. I'm from Ontario.
    No, I've never tried these salad dressings before.

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  22. I am in Ontario.
    I have not tried Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings yet.

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  23. I live in Ontario and no I have not tried these dressings before

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  24. I live in Manitoba and have not yet tried these dressings

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  25. I live in NW Ontario. I've never tried these dressings yet.

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  26. I live in NB and I have yet to try these salad dressings.

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  27. We live in Southern Ontario and I've not tried these dressings before but they look delish!

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  28. never tried this type of dressings...nice...

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  29. bc and I've never heard of these dressing before
    jan

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  30. I live in Ontario and no I have not tried these dressings yet (Judy Cowan)

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  31. I live in southern ontario, Ive used it before and LOVE

    JaimeeM
    slip_of_the_knot666@hotmail.com

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  32. Nice review and yummy looking salad.

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  33. Toronto. And I haven't. They look good though.

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  34. I have used Marzetti a couple times.
    I am in Southwestern Ontario.

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  35. I have never tried this brand before. I'm from Ontario.

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  36. I use this all the time and love Marzetti products! I grew up in Pickerington, just outside of Columbus and loved eating at Marzetti's restaurant many years ago before it closed. They're products are the best!

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  37. I live in Ontario and I have never used it before.

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  38. I live in Ontario and nope, I've never used Marzetti dressings before.

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  39. I live in Ontario and I have not tried the dressings before

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  40. I'm in Ontario - and nope I've never tried Marzetti dressings before

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  41. I'm in Ontario - and nope i've never used Marzetti dressings before

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  42. I live in ON and I have never tried these dressings before.

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  43. Ontario and I have never tried the dressings before.

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  44. I'm from Ontario. I haven't used these dressings before, but we eat a lot of salad and i'd love to try them!

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  45. I like in MB and havent tried them yet

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  46. Bruce Peninsula, On! and no I haven't tried them yet

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  47. Oshawa, Ontario, and I have never tried these products.

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