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Protein Shake Recipe Contest!

May 9th, 2012 - Giveaways

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In honor of Dashing Dish’s Two Year Anniversary, I am holding a Official Dashing Dish Protein Shake Recipe Contest!  As you all know, I love my protein shakes! I’ve spent a lot of time making all kinds of variations of them and would love to hear your ideas for shake recipes! So, I thought, why not hold a recipe contest?

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been two years since I launched Dashing Dish! You guys have truly made this site what it is today! I’m so thankful for you guys and which is why I want you to be involved in some DD recipe creations, and give away one of my favorite blenders of all time!


Prizes: The winner will receive a Ninja Professional Blender and Publication of the winning recipe on Dashing Dish!  Runner up will receive their choice of a Dashing Dish Meal Plan.

How to enter: Using my shake base and submit the entry form located below:

Base for shake:

  • 1/2 Cup Cottage Cheese (or 1 Cup Reduced Fat Greek Yogurt, or Tofu)
  • 1 Scoop Protein powder
  • 1-4 Packets Stevia or low calorie sweetener of choice
  • 5-10 Ice cubes (alter according to desired consistency)
  • 1/2-1 Cup Water (alter according to desired consistency)
Rules: The recipe must contain the ingredients in the Dashing Dish Protein Shake Base listed above (it doesn’t need to be the same amount of each ingredient listed, but all of the ingredients must be there), and it must be different than a shake that has already been published on Dashing Dish!  Also, this contest is limited to two entries per person. 
Also very important: do not publish your idea in the comments below, only forms that have been submitted will be looked at.

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box, be creative, and most importantly, have fun!

The contest will be closed on June 1st and I will announce the winner/runner up a week or two after that with a blog post.  The winner/runner up will also be notified by email. Thanks for looking and God bless!

Update: The contest is now over! Stay tuned for the winner in the next few days!

32 Comments

Elisabeth Gilbride said:

Already submitted something – I am so excited about this contest – is there a limit to how many entries we can submit???

May 9th, 2012 — 2:19pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

The contest ends June 1st! I’ll be picking my favorite three and doing a blind taste test with family and friends! I will announce the winner after that :)

May 9th, 2012 — 2:59pm  | 

Mari said:

Oh fun! I’m not sure I can top any of yours – but when do we have to submit by?

May 9th, 2012 — 2:21pm  |  Reply

Joy Hardin said:

Is there a limit to the number of recipes we can enter?

May 9th, 2012 — 2:29pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

yes! :) 2 entries per person!

May 9th, 2012 — 2:41pm  | 

Cerissa said:

What a great and fun idea! I’ll have to think about this, your recipes are already the best!

May 9th, 2012 — 3:26pm  |  Reply

Carrie @ Lift Eat Repeat said:

Do we have to use water of can we sub the water for something else like soy/almond milk?

May 9th, 2012 — 4:26pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

yes for sure you can use soy/almond milk :)

May 9th, 2012 — 6:44pm  | 

Whitney @ Whit Likes Fit said:

Oh my gosh, I am so excited about this. Protein shakes are my favorite. Totally going to brainstorm up some recipes. Question – do we have to use stevia or some sort of sweetener? I like to make my shakes without sugar and would hate to have to add it in just for the contest (but I will if I have to).

May 9th, 2012 — 4:58pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

Nope, you can leave the sweetener out! :)

May 9th, 2012 — 6:45pm  | 

Jennifer said:

KATIE!!!!! I can’t wait to try this…so many yummy ideas going through my head. Yeah!

May 9th, 2012 — 7:27pm  |  Reply

Carley said:

Game on!! Great idea :)

May 9th, 2012 — 8:43pm  |  Reply

Jennifer said:

Love it that you’re trying all of these with family/friends. Good thing you know some people you can “share” with!

May 10th, 2012 — 9:25am  |  Reply

Sarah Clark said:

So excited about this! What a great idea! I submitted one recipe and am working on my second submission!

May 10th, 2012 — 11:24am  |  Reply

Healthiful Balance said:

What an awesome giveaway! :) Can I enter even though I live in Germany?

May 10th, 2012 — 11:51am  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

oh sorry shannon..probably should have specified… us only, only because of shipping costs :( sorry girl!

May 10th, 2012 — 12:39pm  | 

Dashing Dish said:

although you could always enter to win runner up for a meal plan! :)

May 10th, 2012 — 12:39pm  | 

Karen LeBel said:

Thank you for doing this! What fun! I’ve submitted one of my favorites. Now I’m working on a new one!

May 10th, 2012 — 8:50pm  |  Reply

Cindi Barnes said:

Thank you for doing this. I’m so excited. I just submitted one and I will have to come up with another to help my odds at winning :) I love your new site and all you recipes. I especially love the devotions. Thanks for all you do :)

May 10th, 2012 — 10:47pm  |  Reply

Lilly Mercedes Vazquez said:

I love this idea. I would like to submit my favorite, but how do I check out what has already been published? This is my first time visiting this site!

May 12th, 2012 — 9:20am  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

thanks lilly… go to my shake section! :)

May 12th, 2012 — 10:15am  | 

Shaina said:

I submitted a shake that I made this morning after my workout! It was delicious :)

May 12th, 2012 — 4:43pm  |  Reply

Heather said:

I just submitted a shake idea, then saw its only open to US residents. :( I do love your shakes though and can’t wait to see what the winner is!

May 18th, 2012 — 10:41am  |  Reply

Life's a Bowl said:

I totally am in need of a new blender so making a shake might be a challenge :P Maybe I can borrow a friends for good luck!

May 18th, 2012 — 1:20pm  |  Reply

Rebecca said:

This was fun! My kids are so excited about trying new smoothies everyday. They are my taste testers. I am picking one and they are picking one. Have fun making and tasting all the variations of protein shakes that are submitted! :)

May 25th, 2012 — 1:45am  |  Reply

Melinda said:

My billing address is in another country, but I have an address in the U.S. too, so I’m excited that I entered two GREAT shake recipes!!!

May 31st, 2012 — 7:28pm  |  Reply

Kelly said:

Whoops, didn’t see you had a pina colada shake on here. I used different ingredients added to the base though, so I hope that stills counts as an entry! :)

June 1st, 2012 — 12:23pm  |  Reply

Teri said:

I really hope someone submitted a red velvet shake! I can’t find one anywhere.

June 1st, 2012 — 9:14pm  |  Reply

Phyllis said:

I just submitted. It’s still June 1st in California :-)

June 2nd, 2012 — 12:41am  |  Reply

Jeanine G said:

Have you chosen a winner for the Protein Shake Recipe contest?

June 10th, 2012 — 4:04pm  |  Reply

Dashing Dish said:

yes! it will be announced tomorrow! :)

June 10th, 2012 — 4:15pm  | 

Jeanine G said:

Great!! Looking forward to see who wins.

June 10th, 2012 — 5:21pm  |  Reply

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