Frito-Lay Tailgating Kit: Review and Giveaway

hypothesis The Frito-Lay Tailgating Kit will be a great way to prepare a “better-for-you” recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser for the next Saints football game.

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One Frito-Lay Tailgating kit including better-for-you FritoLay products, a gift card for purchasing recipe ingredients and a stylish dish to serve your delicious recipes. About Frito-Lay:

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“We know few people go to tailgate parties for the veggie – it’s definitely a time to indulge and enjoy. But it doesn’t have to be a total eating catastrophe. At FritoLay, our portion control sizes make it easy to enjoy all your favorite treats – in moderation. And simple “tricks” like offering dips made with reduced-fat sour cream or that offer positive nutrition like salsa or guacamole, cooking with lean turkey meat and fat-free refried beans can cut hundreds of calories off your meals and still taste great for you and your hungry fans.”

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Because I have recently started losing weight, I have been dreading football season.  New Orleans natives are die-hard Saints fans and with our loyalty comes our FOOD!  Tailgating parties usually include chicken wings, hamburgers, hot dogs, donuts, and jambalaya.  While quite tasty, none of these options are particularly diet friendly.  So, when Frito-Lay challenged me to come up with a “better-for-you” tailgating recipe, I was all over it!  After calling Jennifer for a recipe to start from (y’all know I don’t cook!), we decided that making a chili cheese dip would be awesome!

I started by packing down some fat-free cream cheese at the bottom of a dish.  In a bowl, I mixed one can of turkey chili with one can of Frito-Lay’s jalapeno cheddar cheese and poured the mixture on top of the cream cheese.  I topped with shredded cheddar and baked for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.  The dip was served with Fritos in my really cool football dish!  Very easy and much lower in calories that the traditional chili-cheese dip.

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Frito-Lay wants you to join the effort to create a “better-for-you” recipe and has generously offered one Not-So-Blog reader a Tailgating prize pack!  This kit includes a variety of Frito-Lay chips, a stylish football dish and a $25 American Express gift card to purchase your ingredients.

How to enter:

1. Visit Frito-Lay and tell me what snack is your favorite!

Additional entries:

1.  Leave me a “better-for-you” recipe containing Frito-Lays products (either directly IN the dish or used for dipping) in this post.  (10 extra entries)

2. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog (10 extra entries).

3. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Unlimited! (You must have over 50 Twitter followers to qualify for unlimited entries!)

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6. Favorite me in Technorati!

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on October 26th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.

This review is the opinion of The Experimental Mommy. Other may have a different experience with the product. Thank you to Frito-Lay for supplying the product for review.

Comments

  1. Charlene Kuser says:

    Our favorite is the LAY’S® Kettle Cooked Jalapeno Potato Chips

  2. Veronica Gaarrett says:

    Doritos Nacho Cheese Flavored Tortilla Chips are my favorite.

  3. Charlene Kuser says:
  4. Jennifer Jozwiak says:

    i love sour cream and onion lays!

  5. Michelle H. says:

    I love Cheetos Cheese Puffs.

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    My favorite is the :

    TOSTITOS® Restaurant Style with a Hint of Lime Tortilla Chips

    I just love that extra kick of Lime!

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  18. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

  19. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #2

  20. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #3

  21. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #4

  22. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #5

  23. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #6

  24. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #7

  25. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #8

  26. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #9

  27. Charlene Kuser says:

    LOW FAT VEGETABLE DIP

    1 1/2 tbsp. Mrs. Dash salt free onion and herb blend
    1 c. low fat sour cream

    serve with Lays Baked Chips

    #10

  28. My favorite is Cool Ranch Doritos.

  29. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #1

  30. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #2

  31. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #3

  32. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #4

  33. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #5

  34. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #6

  35. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #7

  36. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #8

  37. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #9

  38. My better for you recipe
    Vegetarian Chili
    1 bag Morningstar Farm Crumbles
    2 cans Bush Chili Starter
    1 large can diced tomatoes

    Combine ingredients and simmer.
    Serve over Fritos and add shredded cheese, onion, black olives or other veggies.
    Entry #10

  39. deameheniaHal says:

    It’s really well done! Respect to author.

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