Summer goes by far too quickly, and it only seems to get faster and faster with every passing year. Here we are in August already, which means summer is more than halfway through and the school year will is creeping up. I went to shopping the other day because I needed some more t-shirts and tanks, and I could barely find any. They were all tucked away in the clearance section, with only odd sizes left in each colour, while the racks were filled with heavier clothes already heralding the change of seasons. I am simply not ready for this! I feel this way every year, but I want to hang on to summer and enjoy it a bit more. I want to go to the beach and run through the sprinklers with my kids. I want to grill out and eat al fresco and sip cold drinks on the patio. Of course, I can still do all of this for a few weeks yet, but it already has that sense of rushing by me and slipping away before I can catch my breath.
One of the best parts of summer is the availability of so many fresh foods. Our growing season is pretty short up here in New England and I always try to make the most of summer produce. I am sure I’m not the only one, I bet plenty of you are cramming in all the fresh goodies while you can!
Now the good people at Swerve Sweetener want to help you eke out the last little bit of summer sweetness. We’ve been chatting for a while about having me host another giveaway and they are remarkably generous. I said that offering up free product would be enough but they didn’t agree with me. So we settled on also giving away one of my favourite KitchenAid tools, the Five Speed Hand Blender. I have one and I adore it. This is not just some little immersion blender; it’s the ultimate all-purpose kitchen item, and it runs the gamut from chopping to whipping to blending.
And on top of that, Swerve wants to give the winner not one, not two, not three, but SIX bags of granulated Swerve. That’s why we’re calling this the Six Pack of Sweetness giveaway. You will be set to make all of your favourite low carb summer desserts with this prize, and I daresay you will be able to make some fall and winter desserts too!
You don’t need to do much more than leave a comment to enter this giveaway, but I am going to ask you to help me out a bit on one thing. I have long been trying to get Swerve to be more active on Pinterest, and I know many of you have Pinterest accounts. It’s just such a perfect fit, because food is such a visual medium and there are so many wonderful desserts and treats that can be made with Swerve. So you will also have the option of following Swerve on Pinterest for two bonus entries.
I started a Pinterest board called Potential Swerve Makeover Recipes, because I think it’s such a versatile sugar alternative. There are so many sweet treats out there just begging to be made sugar-free. If you want to be a part of that group board, just leave your Pinterest handle in your comments and I will happily add you!