Slow Cooker Cookbook

Today I have something really exciting to share with you guys! Myself and over 30 other bloggers have teamed up to create a cookbook full of affordable – and healthy slow cooker dinner recipes. The cookbook is called “Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchen to Yours”. My recipe in the book is for these killer Raspberry-Chipotle Chicken Tacos. They are so, so good, I can’t wait for you you guys to try them! I won’t be sharing the recipe on the blog though, you have to buy the book to get it!

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In addition to my recipe, the book is loaded with all kinds of crazy good recipes. I looking forward to busting out my slow cooker and trying the Chicken Korma, the Apple Chicken Sandwiches and the Butternut Squash Chili (ok also the Pumpkin White Chili and the Harvest Chili too…guess I’m ready for Fall?).

So why this book? Well September is Hunger Action Month – a nationwide campaign aimed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. As food bloggers this is a cause that we are all passionate about and are hoping to rally others to take action as well. ALL of the proceeds for the book are going to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.

Click here to visit Amazon and  purchase your print copy of “Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet: Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners from our Kitchen to Yours”

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In addition, Feeding America food banks from across the country are giving the ebook version as a free gift to their donors. If you make a donation you will be given the ebook as a free gift. Donate right now and get your free ebook by clicking here.

To help spread the word about Hunger Action Month, we had some fabulous sponsors jump on board. Together, San Miguel Produce, Grimmway Farms and Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce are making some big contributions to help end hunger. They are each contributing food to their local food banks AND they are giving $5 for every print copy of the book that we sell (up to $600).  <–That’s in addition to the proceeds from the book that are already going to the food bank! You’re helping to end hunger in a BIG way (plus you get this gorgeous cookbook!).

Those sponsors, along with Hamilton Beach, have put together some amazing giveaways to help you guys get excited about this book:

1. Each participating blogger is giving away two print copies of the book. This giveaway is sponsored by San Miguel Produce, Grimmway Farms and Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce.

2. Many of the bloggers (myself included) are giving away a Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Programmable 6-Quart Slow Cooker. So that means that one of my lucky readers will win one of these slow cookers! A big thank you to Hamilton Beach for giving us these slow cookers!

3. The co-editors of the book, Christine and Jennifer, are also giving away some additional (AWESOME prizes) so make sure to visit their blogs to enter!

To help get the word out about hunger and how our book is helping, we’re also having a bunch of twitter parties. Print copies of the cookbook will be given away at all of them and some will have extra prizes as well.(one of them may or may not be another slow cooker)

Our main twitter party is September 18 at 9pm Eastern. Just follow #slowNwholeCookbook. We will also be joining Courntey Crozier, a former contestant from The Biggest Loser, for her weekly #justcrunchem twitter parties on September 11th, September 18th and September 25th from 8-9pm Eastern.

Disclosure: This cookbook is collaborative effort  by the participating bloggers and was created to help create awareness for Hunger Action Month.  Compensation was provided in the form of a slow-cooker  provided by Hamilton Beach and affiliate links may be included in this post.  All opinions and thoughts expressed herein are solely my own. Giveaway prizes are sponsored by Hamilton Beach, San Miguel Produce, Grimmway Farms and Old Oak Farms by RPE Produce. Giveaway ends September 30th, 2014 – United States residents only.

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