Watkins Healthy Living Recipe Contest!

What is the prize?
10 finalists will be selected to win $500 and have their recipe published and credited on

What are the recipe categories?
Recipes in the following categories may be submitted. Two winning recipes will be selected for each category. You may submit recipes for more than one category, but no person will be eligible to win more than one category. Please indicate which recipe category your recipe should be entered under.
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Who can enter?
You must be 18 years or older as of January 1, 2007 to enter. You must be a legal resident of the United States.

You are not eligible to participate if the following are true, and you will be disqualified:
• If you are a food professional (chef, food critic, food writer, food editor)
• If you are an employee of Watkins, Incorporated or any marketing, promotion, or public relations company working for Watkins, Incorporated.

How do I enter?
You must submit an original, never before published recipe that uses 3 or more products from the Watkins line of USDA Certified 100% Organic Spices and/or Watkins pure all-natural extracts (all eligible products listed below). We encourage the remaining ingredients to be all-natural or organic whenever possible (organic meats and poultry, organic produce, organic nuts and grains, organic milk, organic eggs etc…). Be sure to reference Associate ID# 358211

All recipes must include the following contact information: Name, address, day and evening phone number, e-mail address.

Entries may be submitted through e-mail at, by fax to (507) 457-5958 attention Healthy Living Recipe Contest, or by mail to:

Watkins, Incorporated
Attention: Healthy Living Recipe Contest
150 Liberty Street
Winona, MN 55987

Entries must be submitted by September 1, 2007.

Eligible Products:
Watkins All-Natural Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla
Watkins Pure Lemon Extract
Watkins 100% Organic Black Pepper
Watkins 100% Organic Cinnamon
Watkins 100% Organic Chili Powder
Watkins 100% Organic Oregano
Watkins 100% Organic Paprika
Watkins 100% Organic Cumin
Watkins 100% Organic Nutmeg
Watkins 100% Organic Garlic Powder
Watkins 100% Organic Ginger
Watkins 100% Organic Dry Mustard
Watkins 100% Organic Sage
Watkins 100% Organic Parsley
Watkins 100% Organic Ground Cloves
Watkins 100% Organic Onion Powder
Watkins 100% Organic Thyme
Watkins 100% Organic Basil
Watkins 100% Organic Rosemary
Watkins 100% Organic Dill
Watkins 100% Organic Curry Powder

How will recipes be judged?
All eligible recipes that meet the above criteria will be prepared and tested in the Watkins Test Kitchen at our home office, in Winona, MN. Recipes not meeting the above criteria will be disqualified. Recipes will be tested by a random panel of food professionals and non-professionals, judged on taste, appearance, creativity, use of other organic materials and consumer appeal.

What happens if I win?
You will be contacted by between December 1st and December 10th. Finalists will be required to certify that their recipe is original to them, and has never been previously published in a national newspaper or magazine. You will then be presented with a check of $500. Your recipe will be professionally photographed and will be listed on our website at, where you will be credited for the recipe submission. Your recipe is subject to publication in any printed material Watkins chooses for the marketing and advertising of our products.

When will winners be posted?
Winners will be posted on our website December 10th, 2007.
Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws/regulations apply. Winners need not be present at the time of judging to win. Watkins is not responsible for lost, late, mishandled, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, damaged, postage-due mail or facsimile transmissions. All entries must be received by Watkins no later than 5:00 p.m., Central Standard Time on September 1, 2007. Entries become the property of Watkins and will not be acknowledged or returned.The total value of all prizes is $5,000. Prizes are not transferable and no substitutions are allowed. Taxes of the prizes are the responsibility of the prize winners. Entrants must meet eligibility requirements. Watkins's determinations and decisions are final on all matters relating to the Healthy Living Recipe Contest. You must be 18 years or older to enter. No information regarding entries or judging will be disclosed. By entering, winners consent to the use of their names and likenesses for publicity and promotional purposes by Watkins, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Proof of eligibility and release from liability may be required, and if required, must be received by September 15, 2007 or the prize will be forfeited.By entering the Healthy Living Recipe Contest, participants expressly agree to these rules and the decisions of Watkins.


Healthy Perspectives said...
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Healthy Perspectives said...

That's a cool contest! Too bad I'm not a US citizen. Good luck to everyone who participates and win.


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