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I Seriously Cannot Believe It

A couple of weeks ago I was gasping over and protesting the amount of butter in a specific cookie recipe to the point that I refused to make the cookies at all. I know! But the next morning, when breakfast was over, I realized we had gone through the same amount of butter on our toast. And no, I am not going to tell you the specific amount. It’s really embarrassing. I love butter; it’s natural, and so it simply cannot be something we should never eat (in my very expert opinion). But that doesn’t mean that we are eating it in acceptable quantities. And so, that very day, I decided to start exploring other alternatives (without my husband’s knowledge, of course).

Needless to say, it felt a little like fate when I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter offered me a fantastic prize package (one to keep and one to give) and asked me to try their product. I said, “Ummm, yeah, I think I could find time in my busy schedule to do that for you.” Or maybe I said, “YEA!!! I love free stuff!!” It was definitely one of the two.

At any rate, I’ve reintroduced myself to the brand I thought was made exclusively for grandparents, and it’s truly (I’m not exaggerating) going to change the way I grill and bake! From now on, Lord, I promise. And I’m not going to pretend like I want to eat it with a spoon*, but it is a very, very acceptable alternative that also happens to be Cholesterol free. Way to go, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Congratulations on a job well done!

Related  Top 5 Slimmed-Down Summer Treats

*Not that I want to do that with butter. Ahem.

Be on the look out for an energy bar/cookie recipe featuring this product sometime in the next few days. But for now, I know now that I’ve mentioned it, you’re really just reading this post to get to the part about the freebies. It’s OK, I do that too.

Incredibly generously, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter is offering:

o    Two coupons for a FREE I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! product
o    I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Summer Newsletter with great grilling recipes
o    I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! Grill Basket perfect for grilling veggies, fish or chicken
o    Set of Crate & Barrel Corn on the Cob Picks and Dishes
o    Crate & Barrel Melamine Serving Bowl
o    Crate & Barrel Grill Tongs and Turner
o    BBQ Mitt

Gasp. That’s a lot of stuff!

To enter, how about hopping over to the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter website, picking out a grilling recipe you’d like to try and telling us about it in the comments? Or, if you’re already a fan of their seventy-percent-less-saturated-fat-than-butter butteriness, just tell us how you are currently using I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.

I’ll pick a winner (U.S. only, please), using random.org, on Friday the 9th of July. You have until 2 PM (EST) on the 9th to enter. For bonus entries, feel free to blog, tweet or facebook about this contest. Just make sure you come back here, in a separate comment, and let me know that you’ve done so. Oh, and I always offer my followers a bonus entry. Sooooo if you’d like to hop on over to my personal blog and see if there is anything there worth following, just tell me how much you loved my kickin’ blog that as well.


This summer kick-off promotion is being held in anticipation of a fun-filled I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Twitter event full of grilling recipes and expert cooking advice. That is happening on Monday July 26th from 7 to 9 pm (CST). Be sure to follow @ICBINotButter for more information and to join in the fun!

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Cascia Talbert

Cascia Talbert is a devout Catholic, mother of five children, health and fitness enthusiast and positive parenting supporter. She is also the founder of the award winning online health, fitness, parenting and Christian faith magazine for moms, the Healthy Moms Magazine. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, five children and one spoiled cat. Her hobbies include gardening, country music, running, and playing her flute. Check out her first book, "Taking Care of your Family's Health and Well-being, Saints to Turn to and the Catholic Faith," available anywhere books are sold.



  1. debbie July 2, 2010

    I would like to try the amaretto cheesecake in pastry shells.

  2. debbie July 2, 2010

    I am a gfc follower to both blogs.

  3. Kristie July 2, 2010

    The Grilled Green Beans sound delicious! I'm definitely going to have to try them when my beans are ready this summer!

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  4. Danni July 2, 2010

    The summer chicken and basil pasta looks yummy =)

  5. thechattymommy July 4, 2010

    I also want to say the summer chicken and basil pasta. You are making me want to switch- butter is bad, isn't it?

  6. thechattymommy July 4, 2010

    I follow Kingdom Twindom and love it!

  7. carleigh July 5, 2010

    i love the i can't believe its not butter spray butter! it is low calorie and delicious!!

  8. Jessica July 6, 2010

    I would love to try the grilled garlic bread (I love garlic bread!) and Shrimp Skewers! yum! What a meal with a salad!

    thank you for the great giveaway!

    girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

  9. Jessica July 6, 2010

    I became a public follower of your personal blog! screen name: girlygirlugh

    girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

  10. Jessica July 6, 2010

    I tweeted!


    girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

  11. Lizzie July 6, 2010

    Grilled corn! I LOVE corn.

    smrtmouse at yahoo dot com

  12. Lizzie July 6, 2010

    I follow your personal blog.

    smrtmouse at yahoo dot com

  13. Chelsea July 6, 2010

    I am really curious about the sweet and nutty chips. I would like to try those!

  14. Chelsea July 6, 2010

    I'm definitely a follower.

  15. carleigh July 6, 2010

    i really want to win this. i facebooked it!

  16. Brodie July 6, 2010

    the grilled green beans look delicious!
    bro2ice at yahoo dot com

  17. Brodie July 6, 2010

    I follow your personal blog
    bro2ice at yahoo dot com

  18. Lindsay July 7, 2010

    Grilled Green Beans!!!! OH YUM!!!

  19. Together We Save July 8, 2010

    Grilled green beans sound wonderful!!