Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Silk Holiday Recipe Contest Winner

Fun news...

Dear Michelle,

Congratulations! We're so excited to inform you that your recipe titled "Shelly's Candy Cane Protein Shake" has been chosen as a winner in our Silk Holiday Recipe Contest (Best Beverage)



The judges’ evaluated the recipes and their accompanying photos based upon the following criteria: (a) creativity and originality of recipe (35%); (b) appeal of the recipe and photo of same to the SILK community (35%); (c) applicability of the recipe to the category in which it was submitted (20%); (d) total number of votes received for recipe and its accompanying photo in the Public Voting (10%). There were 3 categories: Best Dessert, Best Beverage, and Best EntrĂ©e/Side Dish.

I won the Grand Prize in the Beverage Category. Grand Prize: KitchenAid® mixer and a one-year supply of Silk® Total Approximate Retail Value: $350 USD each.

Thanks Silk and thanks to any pals who voted. Here's the winning recipe. I hope you enjoy it!


Shelly's Candy Cane Protein Shake

8 oz. Silk® Vanilla Soy Milk
1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
1 Tablespoon Sugar Free Peppermint Syrup (Coffee Syrup - Like Torani) or a drop or 2 of Peppermint Extract
2-3 cubes of Ice
Optional toppings: Whipped Cream,
Sugar Free Peppermint Candies, crushed

INSTRUCTIONS

Blend all ingredients till smooth. Top with optional whipped cream and sprinkle of crushed mint.

Mint not your thing? Here's more Protein Shakes & Smoothies and even more.

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18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Congrats! That is so exciting. You should be very proud. :)
Happy Holidays!

Traci Louis

Dawn Abbott said...

Congratulations, how exciting!

Dana said...

Congrats - glad I helped push you that much further over the top!

Dana E.

Cashatt said...

Congratulations!!! Going in kitchen to make myself one right now!!! Thanks for all of your recipes and blogs----really a big help to all of us:)

Bariatric Betty said...

That's awesome - and one of my favorite recipes of yours (although I've only done it with skim milk) - what a GREAT prize, too!

Dollygrandma said...

Congratulations! It looks and sounds yummy - I'll have to give it a try!

~ Jeanette

Stephanie C said...

That's awesome! Congrats!

SunnySusan said...

Congrats...what an awesome prize. Been so new I think I will try your Choc PB ice first...thanks for all the recipies

Holly from 300 Pounds Down said...

Congratulations!!! That is so awesome!!

Raelene said...

That is awesome!! Congrats. I can't wait to try it!!

Joy Muller said...

Woohoo! Congrats to you! You deserve it!

www.mytinytank.net said...

Well deserved. It is a great recipe!

Anonymous said...

wonderful shake for the holidays. thank you and congratulations on your win.

Anonymous said...

you are soooo awesome! Congratulations on yet another win! Merry Christmas!

Nanette Mitchell said...

WOW! You did it! Congrats!
Just a FYI - I purchased Spiced Chai Latte from your Big Train ad button and I am about to make a hot cup for the morning. I am excited to have something warm and delicious. ~Nanette~

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! Made it! Tried it! Loved it! Made it again! :)

bariatricbeginnings.com said...

Congrats!!!! I think all your recipes are deserving of winning contests :)

Anonymous said...

Shelly -- I made your peppermint protein ice cream, then made a shake out of it! It's basically your shake recipe with some of your ice cream thrown in too! Very tasty!