Spice Up Your Backyard Party with KRAFT {Giveaway}

The summer is heating up here in New Orleans and our air conditioners are working overtime!  To keep the house a cool as possible on hot days, we take our cooking outdoors to the grill.  Preparing dinner outside without the use of our oven definitely helps keep the temperature low in our home, not to mention makes for some fun quality time with the family!

The Kraft Sizzling Salads has provided a new, tasty and incredibly easy dish for nights we decided to cook outside with friends and family.  Each kit combines a cooking sauce and salad dressing perfectly paired to create a flavor explosion.  We tried the Southwest Chicken Dinner Kit during a recent family barbeque and it was a huge hit!  With just four easy steps, I had a delicious Southwest salad ready to be served in under 25 minutes.  While the zesty fajita sauce seasoned the chicken to perfection, we mixed the salad in an awesome chilled salad bowl (which can be found at Crate and Barrel) with corn, tortilla chips and walnuts topped with the provided barbeque ranch dressing.   Delicious!  Our thirst was quenched with tall glasses of my favorite sweet tea as well as Country Time Half & Half Lemonade Drink Mix (half lemonade and half tea).

While we opted for salads, Kraft offers a variety of ways to spice up your backyard party this summer!  Have you tried the new Velveeta Slices Queso Blanco? They totally had me at queso.  Top a burger with these slices for a mild kick and an appealing melty effect.  And don’t forget to finish your party with dessert!  S’mores make a fun and easy addition to a backyard party especially with the bite sized version of Honey Maid’s Lil’ Squares Honey Grahams.  To be honest, my girls have not ever liked graham crackers, but they loved the bite sized grahams which look more like cookies.  But, with 8g of whole grain per serving, this product is Mom-approved!

Are you hosting a backyard party this summer?  Kraft Foods is bringing together five of your favorite brands to make your party a success!  Enter below to win a prize pack worth over $50 including summertime essentials for entertaining friends and family: HONEY MAID, KOOL-AID Drink Mixes, COUNTRY TIME Drink Mixes, VELVEETA Slices and KRAFT SIZZLING SALADS Dinner Kits as well as a Chill Salad Bowl with Salad Servers , Colorwheel Serving Tray and a Rubbermaid Carafe for serving your guests in festive style.

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Kraft Foods is providing the prizes for this program at no cost to me and has provided me with a gift of equal value for review.  This program is not administered or sponsored by Kraft Foods or its affiliates, but solely by Experimental Mommy.  All opinions remain 100% mine.



  1. Baby Back ribs on the grill

  2. Jennifer M says:

    We love to do BBQ chicken.

  3. Carol Mclemore says:

    Fried Okra and Grilled Pork Chops:)

  4. Burgers and dogs on the grill

  5. You can never go wrong with BBQ rope sausage either.

  6. Kylie C says:

    Fish Tacos with the fish grilled on the BBQ!

  7. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    hot dogs on the grill with corn on cob
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  8. Macaroni salad!

  9. angel champion says:

    Ambrosia salad!!

  10. Mary Cloud says:

    Chicken on the grill

  11. Ellen C. says:

    I like to make italian sausage with peppers and onions and grilled corn on the cob. Thanks for the chance.

  12. Mary Ann says:

    Sandwiches of various sorts that don’t heat up the kitchen

  13. Trevor C. says:

    hamburgers and baked beans with mac salad. You cant beat that

  14. I love to make Fish Tacos in the summertime! Thank you for the lovely giveaway!
    Erin E
    busymom369 at gmail dot com

  15. Kelly Nicholson says:

    Tell me your favorite meal to cook in the summer!

    steak hamburger and french fries

  16. Laurie Emerson says:

    I love making potato salad and fried chicken.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  17. Valeen N says:

    I love potato salad and corn on the cob!

  18. I like making ribs!

  19. jeannine s says:

    I like to make ham steaks on the grill with grilled pineapple

  20. Erika P. says:

    Grileed chicken and asaparagus.

  21. bbq ribs are my fav.

  22. Lucy Schwartz says:

    Anything on the grill . i especially like ka bobs.

  23. Katie Rose says:

    Grilled Sausage & Peppers!

  24. We love to make BBQ ribs, corn and fruit salad

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