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Cooking Light & Perfect Portions Giveaway (Recipe: Pumpkin Pudding)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners, chosen by Random.org, of the Cooking Light Magazines subscriptions were: Ria from Rias Collection, Megan from Megans Cookin‘, and Dana (Drsalbghir). Hilary Gercken won the Perfect Portions scale! Congrats everyone and thanks for participating!

The pumpkin biscuits with the orange-honey butter I made yesterday were certainly a big hit around my house. We gobbled them up in no time, and my kids were wondering “Pumpkin muffins one day, pumpkin biscuits after that…what’s next, mom?” Well, I couldn’t disappoint them. In fact, I had a half a can of pumpkin leftover because the biscuits only use 1/2 a can. What pumpkin treat could I make that would work with only a half a can of pumpkin?

Later in the day when I was thumbing through the November 2010 issue of Cooking Light magazine I happened across a recipe for Pumpkin Pie Pudding requiring only a 1/2 cup of pumpkin. I instantly knew what I would be making with my leftover pumpkin. Let me tell you, these little beauties did not disappoint. (Just found out that this recipe is from our very own food blogging friend, Susan from Food Blogga! I love seeing my blogging friends in print. Great recipe, Susan!)

Another thing that never disappoints me is Cooking Light magazine. As someone who writes for magazines, I know how hard it is to put a magazine full of great recipes together and they seem to hit the mark with each issue. Every time I open an issue of Cooking Light, I seem to run out of post-it note sticky flags because I have page after page after page marked with recipes that I want to add to my I Will Make This Someday List.

I’m giving 3 lucky readers the chance to win a 12 month subscription to Cooking Light Magazine. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post.

Photo courtesy of Perfect PortionsAnd, if you are into lighter cooking or just measuring out your food, I have a Perfect Portions Kitchen Scale to giveaway as well. I’ve been trying out the Perfect Portions scale for a couple of weeks now and I am a huge fan. If you are concerned about portion control, this handy scale needs to be a part of your kitchen. Read all about the Perfect Portions scale on their website. To win a Perfect Portions scale, leave a comment on this post as well.

So, my friends, you have the chance to win 1 of 3 Cooking Light 12-month magazines subscriptions and the chance to win 1 Perfect Portions kitchen scale. Leave a comment on this post by midnight CST next Friday, October 29th. Make sure to include a way for me to contact you. All invalid entries will be removed.

The folks at Perfect Portions have given me the opportunity to share their product with you since I love it so much. The Cooking Light magazine subscriptions are from me because I love their magazine so much!

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  1. Love your site, and that scale!

  2. Christine Donaldson says:

    Love the recipes, but also love hearing about your fun…and frustration as a mom :) Keep them coming!

  3. This recipe looks heavenly…I can’t wait to try it out on my family!
    I’m also excited about a chance to get in on winning a 12 month subscription of Cooking Light and the Perfect Portion Kitchen Scales! What a grand idea…Thank You!

  4. That pumpkin pudding looks wonderful. I am cooking for a crowd of 50 this Friday and I think that would make a great desert! Thanks for the wonderful idea!

  5. For a girl who loves pumpkin… the pudding looks really yummy! I’m looking forward to trying it out!

  6. Excellent blog – discovered you via Food Blogga. Pumpkin biscuits sound amazing – yum!

  7. I adore Cooking Light–it’s one of the only magazines I will actually pay to subscribe to. Pumpkin biscuits … making my mouth water!

  8. I would love to have a subscription to Cooking Light. Awesome Giveaway!

  9. I am so glad that I found your blog. The recipes sound delicious!

  10. Oh, how I would love that scale. The one I have is an old fashioned, and we need a serious upgrade. Having lost 30lbs so far, and a new scale or subscription Cooking Light would be swell.

  11. This is indeed another delicious recipe. So light and easy to do. I will make this one in the coming days.

  12. I have been looking for tons of “light” recipes. This subscription would be amazing!

  13. I’ve been looking for a dessert to make for a fall/Halloween dinner party; thanks for the idea!

  14. Karen Albro says:

    Love your website and have been a long time fan of Cooking light.

  15. I just came across your blog. What a lovely idea to give away subscriptions to Cooking Light. I’ve never had the opportunity to look through one of their magazines.

  16. I love pumpkin and I love pudding so I am pretty sure I will Puffy-Heart love this Pumpkin Pudding ! Thank you for sharing!

  17. Jessica S says:

    Yum! I love Cooking Light. I can always find some great recipes in the copy at the library.

  18. foodie newbie coming over from 55Knives…I love CL; their recipe for Shrimp Cakes with Salsa topping from years ago is still a go-to recipe in our house! I’m hungry reading your posts now!

  19. Fun giveaway!


  20. I’m a sucker for anything pumpkin….that pudding is calling my name!


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