Thursday, June 30, 2011

Frito-Lay and Summer Barbeques: Chip Dip Recipes (plus giveaway) #fritofan

Summer barbeque season is here! The July 4th holiday is looming and I am sure I am not the only one who is super excited at the prospect of a picnic with good friends and awesome family. Sometimes the picnic is planned and sometimes you need to bring a dish on the fly. Something easy to bring to any picnic is chips and dip.

Your friends at Frito-Lay have some suggestions that might just make your mouth water in anticipation, such as a Garden Lime Dip, which would interest my hubby, when coupled with Tostitos® Hint of Lime chips.   Here are some dip recipes you might be interested in, courtesy of your friends at Frito-Lay:

Keep Your Cool – When it’s hot outside, the last place you want to be is in a kitchen with the oven blazing! Cool down with appetizers and snacks made from fruits and veggies, like our easy-to-make Garden Lime Dip — a perfect pairing with snacks like Tostitos® Hint of Lime chips! 
Keep it Simple – A party isn’t a party without chips and dip, but not all chips are created equal. For example, some of Frito-Lay’s most popular snacks, such as Tostitos Scoops! tortilla chips and Lay’s Classic potato chips are made with only three simple ingredients: potatoes or corn, healthier oils and salt - that’s it!  Use your favorite chips as a vehicle to dish up extra nutrition by pairing them with dips made with fruits and vegetables, like our Mango Salsa Chutney.
    Keep it Fun – Give a traditional potluck a modern twist by asking guests to share their recipes before they arrive. As guests leave the party, provide them with a festive printout of all the recipes so they can recreate the tasty dishes at home.
    I love the idea of sharing recipes with guests as they leave, don't you?  

    Now, on to the Giveaway...

    This giveaway will be open to US residents 18 years and older and will run through July 10, 2011 at 11:59 PM Eastern time.  Winner will be drawn via on or about July 11, 2011 and they'll have 48 hours to respond to an email asking for shipping information.  The prize is provided by Frito-Lay and sponsor and/or its designee will be responsible for prize fulfillment.  Be sure to leave an email in the mandatory comment or ensure that your Blogger profile has an email available.  I need a way to reach you if you happen to win.

    What's up for grabs?
    One reader will receive a summer snack pack with three summer snacks perfect for your barbeque – Tostitos Scoops! tortilla chips, Tostitos Restaurant Style with a Hint of Lime tortilla chips and Lay’s Classic potato chips – along with one of Frito-Lay's new Dip Creations Dip Mixes and a festive, insulated Frito-Lay tote bag made from recycled material. 

    Leave a comment telling me what your favorite Frito-Lay chip product is!  Me, I love the Classic Lays!


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    Disclosure:  Frito-Lay has provided me with products, as well as information and recipes, to assist me with making this blog post.
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