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Chicken Plus 5 Ingredient Challenge

Recipe By Tessa Arias
January 20th, 2014
This post is sponsored by Just BARE® chicken. All opinions provided are my own. Last November you may remember me posting about Just BARE® chicken and how I had reached...

Just BARE Chicken plus 5 ingredient challenge

This post is sponsored by Just BARE® chicken. All opinions provided are my own.

Last November you may remember me posting about Just BARE® chicken and how I had reached out to partner with them to provide Handle the Heat readers with fun posts and delicious recipes. I reached out because the family-owned brand focuses on simplicity and offers all-natural, American Humane Certified® chicken with no antibiotics, added hormones, animal byproducts, or unwanted additives. They stand by their products and as a fan of the brand I wanted to work with them!

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They agreed, and I’m happy to announce I’ll be working with them on a super fun promotion that you too can participate in called the Just BARE Chicken +5 Ingredient Challenge. This is actually the third annual contest and this year it’s even bigger and better. You can participate to win prizes that total over $13,000 by simply choosing your favorite Just BARE chicken product and thinking up five additional ingredients to create a simply scrumptious ingredient list. Be sure to check out the 2012 Just BARE Just 5 Digital Cookbook for some inspiration!

Head over to the challenge page by February 28th to enter the contest, you can enter your ingredient list ideas up to once a day. Ten finalists, anonymously judged by Just BARE culinary enthusiast Lisa Golden Schroeder, will each win $500 and have their entries become new recipes to be created by yours truly, along with some of my favorite food bloggers. The blogging panel will consist of myself, Chung-Ah Rhee of Damn Delicious, Rachel Gurk of Rachel Cooks, Monique Volz of Ambitious Kitchen and Cassie Laemmli of Bake Your Day. If you haven’t checked out all these blogs, go do it now! Don’t get too attached to these bloggers, though, because I will be competing against them to turn the top ingredient lists into tasty, complete chicken recipes that Lisa Golden Schroeder will judge.

Once us bloggers have completed the recipes based off your ingredient submissions, you will then have a chance to vote for the very best ones from April 15th to May 5th on the Just BARE Facebook page. Voting enters you to win one of five sweepstakes prizes worth $250 each. The five most popular recipes will determine the grand prize winners, who will win a grand prize package worth $1,500 that includes a year’s worth of Just BARE coupons. I definitely wouldn’t mind that prize!

Keep up to date with Just BARE and the Chicken +5 Ingredient Challenge by following them on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #ChickenPlus5. Stay tuned to Handle the Heat for more fun posts about this challenge! Good luck to all those participating.

Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Gaby — January 21, 2014 at 10:07 am

    How fun! I love simple meals with just a few ingredients! Good luck!

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