Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ultimate Helper Meal Mixes and Betty Crocker Ultimate Potatoes Review and Prize Pack Giveaway


I admit that sometimes even I need some help in the kitchen. Usually it is because I procrastinated, didn't write up a meal plan, and have no idea what to eat for dinner. I have also had those days that are just too busy, time escapes me, and dinner is needing to be done and on the table lightning fast. I know that there are times when I need quick go-to meals to turn to when there is little to no time to prepare something else.

The contents of the Ultimate Helper Meal Mixes and Betty Crocker Ultimate Potatoes.
All-new Betty Crocker Ultimate Potatoes and Ultimate Helper mixes will help you get dinner on the table faster and create a delicious meal to feed your family. Each box comes with both seasoning and a creamy sauce. Betty Crocker Ultimate mixes come in a variety of flavors that include: Ultimate Hamburger Helper Creamy Stroganoff, Ultimate Chicken Helper Creamy Parmesan, Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli, Ultimate Hamburger Helper Three Cheese Marinara, Ultimate Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Ultimate Loaded Mashed Potatoes and Ultimate Au Gratin Potatoes. I received the Ultimate Hamburger Helper Three Cheese Marinara and Betty Crocker Ultimate Loaded Mashed Potatoes plus a gift pack to try out for free to facilitate this review.

Meal spread with the Prize Pack (kale not included).
The Ultimate Hamburger Helper Three Cheese Marinara is has real tomato herb marinara sauce and an herb seasoning with real cheddar, Parmesan and ricotta cheese. The box has easy to follow instructions and Box Tops. It comes with penne pasta, naturally flavored seasoning mix, and tomato herb sauce. You will need to add 1lb lean ground beef, 1 cup hot water and 2 and 1/4 cups milk. This has artificial color which I didn't think necessary in the ingredients. (contains wheat, milk; may contain egg and soy ingredients if you are allergic)

The Ultimate Loaded Mashed Potatoes are made with real cheddar cheese and 100% real potatoes. The box has easy to follow instructions and Box Tops. These are loaded mashed potatoes with cheddar cheese, imitation bacon flavored bits and parsley. You will need to add 1 and 1/3 cups water, 2 tbsp butter or margarine, and 1/2 cup milk. This has caramel color and artificial color which I didn't think necessary in the ingredients. This box comes with enough potatoes for 2 meals (4 servings each) per box. These were very creamy and yummy. I loved the bacon flavor and the sprinkle of parsley. (contains milk, soy and wheat ingredients if you are allergic)

I included Kale from my friends garden to this meal to balance it out.
The 3-piece bamboo serving bowls are Moso Bamboo 3-piece Serving Bowl Set in Orange from Zak! Designs. These are made with 75% bamboo and are biodegradable. These are hand wash only and are not microwave safe. They have an organic shape that I really like and a radiant orange color that brightens up the kitchen (other colors you can purchase are red, kiwi and azure). I love that these are so versatile to serve all kinds of food in them. Comes in capacity of: 3.5 qt / 3.31 liters, 1.75 qt / 1.65 liters, 1.25 qt / 1.18 liters.

The Serving spoon is a Loft 12-inch Kitchen Spoon in Orange also from from Zak! Designs. This spoon has a Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR) handle that is comfortable to grip and gives the spoon a pop of color. The spoon part is made of nylon and is heat resistant up to 350 degrees. This is also dishwasher safe and BPA free. This should not be microwaved. This serving spoon is great for stirring sauces, pasta and more! It is also safe for non-stick cookware.

The 4 plates are a 10-inch Square Dinner Plate also from Zak! Designs and are BPA free. They are 100% melamine and dishwasher safe. These should not be microwaved. These are great for both indoor and outdoor entertaining. The Birdcage design has a black and white geometric flower with a dash of orange color in one corner. These clean easily and are great for kids to use.

The Ultimate Mixes Prize Pack.
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One lucky reader will get an Ultimate Prize Pack worth $55 that includes the following:
  • 1 box of Ultimate Hamburger Helper
  • 1 box of Betty Crocker Ultimate Potatoes
  • 3-piece bamboo serving bowls
  • Serving spoon
  • 4 plates
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DISCLOSURE/DISCLAIMER: I received product to review and the same product to giveaway for free. My thoughts are mine and my family's own opinion and have not been altered by anyone else. I did not receive any other compensation for doing this review.

21 comments:

Linda Kish said...

I would like to try the Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli


Danelle Ice {Home Ever After} said...

Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli looks like one my kids would love!

Heidi Bee said...

I would love to try the Ultimate Chicken Helper Creamy Parmesan :)

shawneemom said...

what an awesome giveaway!!! I would love to try the creamy stroganoff! That sounds delicious!

Sara said...

creamy stroganoff, it's a comfort food of mine.

gahome2mom said...

We love broccoli. The Ultimate Chicken Helper Broccoli is our pick today! Thanks. gahome2mom/gmail/com

tawndam said...

Must try the Ultimate Chicken Helper Creamy Parmesan!

andrea v said...

Ultimate Hamburger Helper Creamy Stroganoff

DEBIJOT said...

I would like to try the Three Cheese Marinara.

DONNA CHEATLE said...

I'd like to try the Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli

Georgette C said...

The three cheese marinara sounds wonderful.

Beeb Ashcroft said...

Oooh, Hamburger Helper
Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli sounds great! Thanks for the chance!

-Beeb
supercoupongirl AT gmail.com

Erin said...

I love to try the Creamy Stroganoff! I love meals like these when I've had a super busy day without a ton of time to plan a full meal, if you know what I mean!

erinlowmaster@gmail.com

steve weber said...

Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli

Jennifer T. said...

I'd like to try the Creamy Parmesan.

ape2016 said...

I would like to try the Ultimate Hamburger Helper Creamy Stroganoff.

april yedinak

1froglegs said...

I am most interested in the Ultimate Cheddar mashed potatoes.

Karin said...

The three-cheese-marinara sounds good!

June Lisle said...

Ultimate Chicken Helper Cheddar Broccoli sounds good to me. I wouldn't mind the other flavors either.

Rodney Jackson said...

Ultimate chicken helper cheddar broccoli

Deb K said...

I would love to try the Ultimate Hamburger Helper Creamy Stroganoff.