Fun Football Foods!

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The NFL’s season is winding down next weekend with one of the biggest television events of the year. While it’s been a fun season of defensive stops, epic offensive maneuvers and more…the Rodelle team is really in it for the delicious football foods! If you’re looking forward to the Puppy Bowl, the Half-Time Show, the infamous commercials and all.the.snacks, you are in the right place! We’re sharing our favorite recipes for the Big Game from our site and around the internet – hopefully you are feeling hungry!

Dips – the quintessential party snack, make sure to bring a big dip game to get things started!

Vanilla Crudites Dip with Pistachios – A sweet twist on a traditional dip, this appetizer will “tease” your guests with a light, but rich accompaniment to crackers, crudites and more!

Seafood & Cheese Dip – Pure heaven for all seafood and cheese lovers! Amazing cheese dip made with lot’s of warm, gooey cheese, shrimp, scallops and crab.

Hot Caramelized Onion Dip with Bacon and Gruyere – Sweet onion, bacon, gooey cheese all mixed in sour cream and mayo. You can’t go wrong with that. This would be great with some homemade bagel chips!

Veggie Loaded 7-Layer Dip – So many veggies – so healthy!!

Cake Batter Cheesecake Cheeseball –  Part cheesecake, part cake, part frosting…all good.

Snacks! 

Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Fondue Fries – All of the delicious decadence of cheese fries and then some.

Spinach and Artichoke Risotto Balls – These gluten-free fried spinach and artichoke risotto balls have the flavors of everyone’s favorite dish, just in a fun fried form! These are the perfect appetizer or starter for any party.

Cheeseburger Egg Rolls – People will be climbing over each other to get to this awesome snack. Easy Cheeseburger Egg Rolls stuffed with juicy ground beef, melted cheese, and pickles. It’s served with a simple sauce on a side.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites – Chicken cordon bleu, bite-sized, with a rich and savory vanilla bean vermouth sauce. We also stepped up the overall flavor profile by using Prosciutto and Gruyere cheese – your guests will love it!

Caprese Skewers with Vanilla Bean Olive Oil – Hors d oeuvres are key to a successful cocktail party. And these are deliciously one of a kind with an infused vanilla bean flavor to the balsamic.

Drink ideas – keep the party moving with some cocktails!

Sriracha Bloody Mary – A spicy twist on a traditional Bloody Mary. With Rodelle’s Sriracha seasoning in the mix and on the rim of your glass, you’ll kick brunch up to the next level with this cocktail!

Frozen Shooters – So fun and flavorful (and so much classier than jello shots)!

White Vanilla Sangria – This delicious cocktail recipe is perfection! It’s a mixture of sweet vanilla with a tangy twist. This simple recipe is great for every occasion- from party to just sitting in your backyard.

Carolina Iced Tea – With a blend of liquors, this spiked iced tea recipe is a deliciously strong brew.

Scotch-Champagne Fizz – This is a cocktail inspired by the classic French 75 – and it’s Orange & Blue for the Denver Broncos!

Sweets – clearly our favorite part and the first thing we thought about!

Laces Out Football Brownies – the BEST Brownie recipe and all dolled up for the big game!

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Footballs – Super simple, quick and delightful!

Beer Caramel and Pretzel Chocolate Bark – Sweet meets salty with this chocolate bark made with beer caramel and crunchy pretzels!

Check out a lot more sweets, savory and snacky options on our Pinterest board for the Superbowl and Enjoy!! 

 

Lucky Bakers Whipping Up a Bundle of Treats!

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It’s time to officially wrap up the Rodelle Baker’s Bundle Giveaway! To celebrate winter baking, Rodelle is picking 8 lucky winners to receive some great prizes! Three lucky winners will take home a year’s supply of Rodelle Gourmet Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans in a bundle straight from Madagascar, Rodelle Baking Essentials, an Amazon Gift Card, and Vanilla-themed Cookbooks to keep your holiday spirit going all year long! And, 5 lucky First Place winners will receive vanilla paste, vanilla beans, and everything vanilla to keep their pantries stocked for the New Year!

Baking is more than the end result, it is an experience, a sentiment, and a great chance to show your love! We hope that everyone who participated in the Giveaway had a chance to check out our baking essentials, gourmet spices, and yummy cake recipes!

The three (3) Grand Prize winners are:

Sandy Headtke in California, Alexandra Robertson in Arizona, and Qiana Wallace in Georgia!

Our five (5) First Place Prize winners:

Janice Pittenger in Minnesota, Kay Newman in Alabama, Linda Tracy-Soma in New Jersey, Amy Leach in Ohio, and Anne Bailey in Maine!

 

Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to everyone from around the world who participated! Stay tuned for our next fun contest, too!!

Cookie Dough Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches

2016 is shaping up to be another delicious year covered in sprinkles. We’re kicking off our recipes rodelle ice cream sandwiches - high resthis year with a healthy cookie dough banana ice cream sandwich that tastes legitimately indulgent but won’t bust your resolutions!

Start off with a cookie dough base flavored with natural peanut butter and Rodelle Vanilla Extract, add some sprinkles and stuff some banana ice cream between the two layers and you are ready to roll…after a short stint in the freezer.

Kylie over at immaEATthat developed this recipe for us and she has made A LOT of healthy cookies in the past, so we know we’re in great hands.

Hop over to our site to check out the recipe and make up a batch for the whole family!

Healthy New Year’s Recipes!

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Every time a new year rolls around, we are elated to usher in some new attitudes, new outfits (thanks, Santa) and maybe a little healthy eating in there too. Bring on the healthy habits – less sugar, fewer desserts and lots of vegetables! Rodelle’s much loved vanilla products and baking essentials don’t need to be stowed away when you are eating healthy! Rodelle has come up with some really stellar, flavor-ful, healthy uses for our ingredients. You won’t miss the sugar, carbs or feel sad this New Years!

Smoothies

Guilt-free Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie – This simple and elegant recipe was created by Erin Ireland. It’s a very clever mixture of our Gourmet Baking Cocoa mixed with your favorite fruit! Erin chose raspberries!

Apple Almond Vanilla Smoothie – Packed with delicious nutrients to fuel your day, this great tasting smoothie is an easy and quick meal replacement or snack option!

Rodelle Green Smoothie – A detox smoothie that will make your breakfast last until lunch and sneak some greens in to start the day off on the right foot!

Orange Cinnamon and Vanilla Super Juice Smoothie – Packed with fiber, this delicious smoothie has citrus, vanilla and delicious fruit flavors that you will love!

Salads, Healthy Sides and Entrees

Tilapia With Mango Salsa –  Tilapia is a very lean, and protein filled fish that is a great canvas for flavor. Our new Rodelle Salsa Seasoning is really spicing things up in this mango salsa recipe.

Rodelle Vanilla Bean Roasted Beet Salad – This salad is deceptively easy to prepare, but oh my, the complex flavors of the roasted beets, honey goat cheese and balsamic glaze make this salad nothing short of delectable.

Cranberry Kale Salad with Vanilla Cranberry Vinaigrette – Deliciously easy as well as healthy! This satisfying salad goes with your holiday turkey, ham, or roast. Or simply take it along with a whole wheat roll for a healthy lunch!

Baja Shrimp Salad – Shrimp salad never tasted so good. Our Rodelle Baja Spice blend adds impeccable flavor to this tasty, simple seafood salad recipe.

Delicious, light treats

Guilt-Free Cocoa Bliss Balls – We know it’s hard to eat healthy all the time so we’ve created these no-bake cocoa bliss balls that are the perfect bite-sized snack and are still good for you!

Healthy Chia Seed Pudding – Prepare for the long winter months with easy, tasty, healthy comfort food. Chia seed pudding is light and flavorful when garnished with berries and nuts.

Healthy Chocolate Pudding – This healthy chocolate pudding packs powerful nutrition and flavor. And, you’d never guess the secret ingredient: avocados!

We hope you try something new and include some of Rodelle’s ingredients in your healthy New Year’s dishes! We’ve tested all of the above recipes and they are big winners!

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies!

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The best time of the year for baking cookies is here! Holiday cookies, cookie trays, cookie parties, kids’ school parties, family recipes….all great reasons to whip up a batch of delicious treats to share with your friends and family! Rodelle celebrates baking season all year long, but we get particularly excited about all of the great holiday baking in December. This year, we’re celebrating with 21 of our favorite food bloggers!

2015’s 21 Days of Cookies is filled with delicious recipes from the top creative cookie makers of the year. We’re updating the page nearly every day with a new, tasty cookie recipe that you don’t want to miss! Nutella stuffed gingersnaps, Blue Moon Wassail Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Orange Glaze, Mini Gingerbread Men Sandwich cookies and more!

Get the recipes!