Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Sweet’N Low® Sweetener Review and Cocktail Recipe

I don't know about y'all but I love iced coffee, but all the richness doesn't love me. With Sweet’N Low®  Sweetener I no longer have to count calories or worry about  being able to enjoy my favorite iced coffee.

When I received my gift set from Sweet 'N Low, I couldn't wait to try a new recipe. One of my favorite iced coffee holiday recipes is Vanilla Biscotti Hazelnut Frap.

Vanilla Biscotti Hazelnut Frap

Serves 3


24 oz. vanilla biscotti coffee(cold)
3 tsps. hazelnut syrup
3 tsps. non-fat, non-dairy liquid vanilla creamer
6 packets Sweet 'N Low
12 ice cubes


For each iced coffee mix 8 oz. coffee, 1 tsp. each syrup and creamer, 2 packs Sweet 'N Low and 4 ice cubes in cocktail shaker. Strain into serving glasses. Ice optional.

Enjoy this yummy treat brought to you by Sweet 'N Low y'all!

Disclaimer: As a part of the DailyBuzz Food Tastemaker Program, I received a Sweet'N Low® Sweetener Gift Pack and a stipend.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Torani Holiday Cheers Review, Recipe, Contest and Coupon Giveaway

Baking in the South is a wonderful holiday tradition and one my family enjoys being part of. One of our favorite family holiday baking tradition is making bread pudding. I love to bake yummy in your tummy bread pudding. I usually use nutmeg and cinnamon in my recipe, but when I had an opportunity to try Torani Flavor Syrups as part of SheSpeaks blogger program I got the chance to change a family favorite. 

I received 2 full size bottles of Torani flavor syrups in Gingerbread and Hazelnut(two of my favorite flavors during the holidays). I couldn't wait to try them in my eggnog raisin bread pudding. 

About Torani:
Since 1925, 3rd generation family-owned Torani has been crafting great tasting flavored syrups that coffeehouses use to make their flavored drinks taste so delicious. With over 120 flavors in Regular and Sugar Free varieties, Torani flavored syrups are perfect for flavored lattes, mochas, coffees, cocoas, Italian sodas, teas, lemonades, cocktails and smoothies. Coffeehouse professionals choose Torani flavors because they are expertly crafted and made with the highest quality ingredients, like natural flavors and pure cane sugar. The Sugar Free flavors have no calories and are sweetened with Splenda. Now, Torani flavored syrups are widely available at retail so you can easily create authentic coffeehouse quality drinks at home.

This simple and easy bread pudding is a family favorite and a yummy Southern treat.


1 loaf raisin bread, cubed
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts-optional
1 1/2 cup eggnog
1 tablespoon Torani gingerbread flavored syrup
1 tablespoon Torani hazelnut flavored syrup


Preheat oven to 300 degrees
Grease baking dish with butter
Combine all ingredients, mix well, spoon into baking dish. Bake about 30 minutes or until golden brown. Spoon into desert dishes and drizzle with Torani gingerbread flavored syrup.

Torani wants to hear how you use their Syrups to turn your everyday coffee and recipes into your everyday treat! Share your recipes with Torani for a chance to win special Mr. Coffee prizes along with your favorite Torani Syrups.

Enter the Torani Holiday Cheers Contest! Just tell them how you use Torani Syrups to turn your everyday coffee (and recipes) into your everyday treat!

Starting November 12th you’ll have the chance to win special Mr. Coffee prizes along with your favorite Torani Syrups each week! This contest runs till December 9th, so try out some recipes incorporating Torani this upcoming Thanksgiving and then submit to win some great prizes.For contest rules please visit:

Disclosure: I was chosen as part of SheSpeaks sponsored Torani campaign to share information about this holiday contest. I was sent samples to help facilitate my post and review. The views above are mine and mine alone.