Gold Medal® White Whole Wheat Flour Review and Giveaway

    Americans are always looking for ways to eat healthier and to add healthier food choices into their diets.  Lately, they have begun to realize that making simple choices like adding more whole grain to what they eat regularly can make a big difference in their lives.  Switching to Gold Medal® White Whole Wheat flour can help you bake and coat your foods with some of that whole grain goodness.    Unlike most whole wheat flours that are made from hard red spring wheat, Gold Medal® White Whole Wheat flour is made with hard white spring wheat. So, it’s whole grain, but with a similar taste and texture to all-purpose white flour.  This means that you don't have to compromise taste in order to make better dietary choices.  You can use it in all of your favorite family recipes such as breads, pizza dough, cookies, muffins, and brownies.  It bakes up golden and has a lighter flavor on baked goods than conventional whole wheat flours. Those of you who bake regularly can begin to make … [Read more...]

Betty Crocker® and Box Tops for Education® Review and Giveaway

    Being a teacher, I cannot even begin to tell you how many resources we need within schools to make sure that our children have every possible learning opportunity that is available to help them become successful students.  Unfortunately, due to the current state of the economy and necessary budget cuts, some schools have had to make tough decisions regarding which programs to cut and which materials not to purchase due to lack of funding.     That is why I am so excited to tell you about the Betty Crocker® Box Tops for Education® Program.  By purchasing Betty Crocker® dessert mixes, you can collect box tops and redeem them for money that your school can use to buy valuable resources such as new computers, new library books, or even a new playground!  Betty Crocker® is the only brand in the baking aisle that offers Box Tops for Education® so all you have to do is look for boxes with the Red Spoon® logo.  Last year, your contributions earned more than $59 million dollars for … [Read more...]