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March - Frozen Food Month

Picture the ideal college basketball game day scenario in your head. Chances are your vision doesn't involve you spending a ton of time in the kitchen. That's why March Frozen Food Month is the perfect time of year for you to discover Easy Home Meals.

Frozen foods are the ideal solution for any college basketball fanatic during March. With endless options of easy to prepare, delicious and filling meals, you can ensure that your time is well spent watching the games and loving your courtside cuisine, without hours in the kitchen!

Now is your chance to win a $800 Visa gift card by taking the #FrozenChefMadness challenge! We challenge you to become a Frozen Foods Chef and create your very own winning sideline dish.

No longer accepting entries. The contest deadline has passed. Thank you.

Prizes:

  • Grand prize: $800
  • Second place: $250
  • Third place: $150
  • Fourth place: $100

To enter the contest you must:

#FrozenChefMadness Challenge
Easy Home Meals will choose the winners on the basis of:

  • How creative you get with your appetizer/prepared snack food recipe
  • How hungry the photo makes us
  • How you use frozen food products in your recipe

This is the tip off for you to create your #FrozenChefMadness recipe!

**Be sure to join us for the #FrozenChefMadness Twitter party on March 19 at 9pm (EST) to learn all about the great recipes and to win some cool prizes.

See official contest rules

#FrozenChefMadness – The WINNER!
#FrozenChefMadness – The WINNER!

Drumroll, please… The winner of Frozen Chef Madness, 2014 is… Beau Coffron from Lunchbox Dad! That’s right, his “Buzzer Beater Bacon Buffalo Wraps” took home the top prize of an $800 gift card!  Here is a photo of that deliciousness… For the entire “Buzzer Beater Bacon Buffalo Wraps” recipe, visit Lunchbox Dad. Second place, and […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – The Final Fare
#FrozenChefMadness – The Final Fare

With over 25 great competitors in the #FrozenChefMadness competition, we narrowed it down to our top four, the #FinalFare. Four frozen chefs, each making a final dish.  The winner will receive and $800 gift card.  Second place takes home $250, third place is $150, and fourth place finishes with $100. Our four finalists have submitted […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – The Elite Ate
#FrozenChefMadness – The Elite Ate

Last night we announced the #EliteAte top cooks in #FrozenChefMadness. These chefs went above and beyond, to create ambitious, tasty, and original dishes.  The #EliteAte included: -Chris Nichols from Rated 4 and Up and his “New Orleans 3 Bit Burritos.” -Kadija Bridgewater and her “Loaded Chicken and Waffle Fries.” -Jeff Bogle from Out With The […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Amy Schwarzott
#FrozenChefMadness – Amy Schwarzott

“Buffalo Madness” As you all know Buffalo NY is known for our winning sports teams (sorry I couldn’t help myself) no in all seriousness we are known for two things Pizza and Wings! So to create my #frozenchefmadness creation I used DiGiorno Pepperoni pizza as the base, added Ore Ida Restaurant styled fries (wings should […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Erica Yingling
#FrozenChefMadness – Erica Yingling

“Not In My House  ” The “Not in my House” Chicken shooter sandwich is an appetizer that lets your guests know you mean business. The playbook for this sandwich starts with Garlic Bread topped with Tyson Chicken Fingers followed by a Mrs.T’s potatoe & cheddar Pierogie and finished off with a mound of Ore-ida Zesty […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Roxanne Munson
#FrozenChefMadness – Roxanne Munson

“Mexican Queso Burger” Easy Home Meals products used: Green Giant Corn Old El Paso Taco Seasoning Old El Paso Cheese n Salsa Dip Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Jennifer K
#FrozenChefMadness – Jennifer K

“Scrumptious Sampler” Easy Home Meals products used: DiGiornio Pizza Strips Gorton’s Fish Sticks Tyson Anytizer Honey BBQ Chicken Wings Bagel Bites Supreme Ore Ida Gourmet Onion Rings Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Nichols
#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Nichols

“New Orleans 3 Bite Burritos” Easy Home Meals products used: Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Jambalaya with Sausage Green Giant Steamers Honey Roasted Sweet Corn Tyson Grilled and Ready Chicken Breast Chunks For the full recipe, visit Rated 4 and Up. Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Debbie Reid
#FrozenChefMadness – Debbie Reid

“Chicken Fajita Nachos” Easy Home Meals products used: Tyson Grilled and Ready Fully Cooked Fajita Chicken Strips TGIFriday’s Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers PictSweet 3 Pepper and Onion Blend Full Ingredients and Recipe: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups PictSweet 3 Pepper and Onion Blend 8 ounces Tyson Grilled and Ready Fully Cooked Frozen Fajita […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kevin Towle
#FrozenChefMadness – Kevin Towle

“The Triple Double” – Taking 3 fantastic snacks and bringing them to a whole new level! Easy Home Meals products used: -Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas -Dole Tropical Frozen Fruit -Buitoni 4 Cheese Ravioli Pasta Full ingredients and recipes: -Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas -Dole Tropical Frozen Fruit -Buitoni 4 Cheese Ravioli Pasta -4c Vegetable […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene
#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene

“Steak and Egg Poutine” Easy Home Meals products used: Ore Ida Sweet Potato Fries Bob Evans Brown Gravy On-Cor Salisbury Steaks Full Ingredients and Recipe: 2 pkg(s) ORE IDA  Sweet potato fries 3 cup(s) Large cheese curds 2 packages of Bob Evans brown gravy 4 large Eggs 2 On-Cor Salisbury steaks ( don’t prepare the […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Marshall Bishop
#FrozenChefMadness – Marshall Bishop

“Sausage and Chicken Queso Buffalo Sliders” These are buffalo cheese filled, ground chicken and breakfast sausage sliders on Hawaiian sweet rolls. Easy Home Meals products used: -Tyson Ground Chicken -Jimmy Dean Sausage -Ore Ida Tator Crowns Full Ingredients List: 1 lb Tyson Ground Chicken 1 package Jimmy Dean sausage 1/4 cup Del Monte Petite Diced […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene
#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene

“Hot TGIF Casserole” Easy Home Meals products used: -Spinach and Artichoke Lean Pockets -Three Cheese and Spinach Lean Pockets -TGIFridays Spinach Artichoke Dip Full Ingredients and Recipe: 8 slices of prosciutto 4spinach and artichoke chicken Lean pockets 4 three cheese and spinach Lean pockets 4 packages of TGIFRIDAYS spinach artichoke dip 1/2 cup chopped artichoke […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Pat Bansley
#FrozenChefMadness – Pat Bansley

“Waffle Press” Waffles + Frozen Strawberries X Frozen Bananas dipped in Chocolate = Amazingness. It’s a fact. I’m pretty sure it’s in the constitution of Earth that they are the best combination that can and will ever be created. When Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and Samurai Amazon Ninjas conquered the Ottoman Empire, this is what […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kadija Bridgewater
#FrozenChefMadness – Kadija Bridgewater

“Loaded Chicken and Waffle Fries” Easy Home Meals products used: Alexia Seasoned Waffle Cut Fries Tyson Any’tizers Chicken Fries Green Giant Steamers Niblets Corn Full Ingredients and directions: 1 bag Alexia Seasoned Waffle Cut Fries 1/2 bag Tyson Any’tizers Chicken Fries, Homestyle 1 box Green Giant Steamers Niblets Corn 4 oz sour cream 1 tsp […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Trey Flynn
#FrozenChefMadness – Trey Flynn

“Wasabi Three and Siracha Slam” Easy Home Meals products used: TGIFriday’s Buffalo Wings (Sauce on Side) Sauce from TGIFriday’s Buffalo Wings Mrs. T’s Perogies Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Ryan E. Hamilton
#FrozenChefMadness – Ryan E. Hamilton

Let the Good Times SWEET POTATO Roll! Ok, the name for this recipe is corny as I don’t know what…but this mouth-watering treat will surely let the good times roll for you basketball bracket-lovin’ couch potatoes. [Again, sorry...I'll try to stop.] Easy Home Meals products used: Alexia – Artisan Sweet Potato Rolls Ore-Ida – Potatoes […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene
#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene

“Coconut Milk Carrot Cake Shake” Easy Home Meals products used: Thai Kitchen Canned Coconut Milk Eggo French Toast Waffle Sticks Pictsweet Frozen Carrots  Recipe for 2 LARGE shakes OR 3 medium 1/2  chilled Thai Kitchen canned coconut milk well-shaken 3/4 cup vanilla soy milk 1 cup soy icecream 1 large ripe banana, peeled, sliced, and […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene
#FrozenChefMadness – Kaitlyn Groene

“Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Caramel Corn Eggo Crumble” Easy Home Meals products used: Pictsweet Frozen Cream Style Corn Eggo Cinnamon Waffles Eggo French Toaster Sticks All ingredients and recipe: 1 package of Pictsweet frozen cream-style corn defrosted 1 cup vanilla soy milk 1/2 cup soy creamer 1 .5 cans Thai Kitchen full fat coconut […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Liam Quinn
#FrozenChefMadness – Liam Quinn

“Interception Calzone Inception” What could be better than a breakfast Calzone to fill you up and get you ready for a day of locked down basketball action?? How about a calzone wrapped in a calzone. That’s right, it’s Calzone-ception up in this piece during the NCAA tournament. We’ve wrapped a breakfast Hot Pocket, tater tots […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Creed Anthony
#FrozenChefMadness – Creed Anthony

“The Double Drizzle” Chicken and Waffles is a breakfast dish that is enjoyed by many across the country.  Here is that dish with a twist – bite size chicken and waffles with a raspberry drizzle. Easy Home Meals products used: Tyson Popcorn Chicken Eggo Waffle Bites Dole Frozen Raspberries For the entire recipe, visit Tales […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Trey Burley
#FrozenChefMadness – Trey Burley

“The BBQ Shrimp Pick and Roll Peroigi” Easy Home Meals products used: Gorton’s Shrimp Scampi Ore Ita Tater Tots Zatarian’s Dirty Rice Mix Jimmy Dean Cooked Sausage For the entire recipe, visit Daddy Mojo. Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – David Guest
#FrozenChefMadness – David Guest

“Big Daddy’s Benchwarmers” Easy Home Meals products used: Jimmy Dean Heat n Serve Turkey Sausage Alexia Seasoned Waffle Cut Fries Green Giant Honey Roasted Sweet Corn Other ingredients: 1 Loaf of Rye Bread 1 lb American cheese 1 whole onion Directions: Brown the turkey sausage in a skillet. Drain and cut the patties into small […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Jason ElRite
#FrozenChefMadness – Jason ElRite

“The Couch Potato” Here’s a snack we can all identify with: “The Couch Potato.” I used Ore Ida Tater Tots, T.G.I. Friday’s Mozzarella Sticks (for the seat cushions) and Eggo Cinnamon Toast Waffles. All were prepared according to the easy-to-follow directions. As tasty as it was to eat, it was almost more fun for my […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Ron Mattocks
#FrozenChefMadness – Ron Mattocks

“Chicken and Waffle Buzzer Beater Bite” It’s the final minute and your team is down by one. You are incredibly hungry and you go to reach for a snack. What’s on the plate? A Chicken and Waffle Buzzer Beater Bite which you then dunk into a thick pool of sweet and salty Maple Butter Gravy […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Jeff Bogle
#FrozenChefMadness – Jeff Bogle

Here’s a low-sodium, high-protein + high-potassium meal perfect to tip-off the tournament with, especially if you are on the west coast, where the first weekend of games begins at 9 AM. Ladies and gentlemen… “Tip-Off Quiche” Easy Home Meals products used: Marie Callender Frozen Pie Crust Green Giant Antioxidant Vegetable Steamers Blend Green Giant Corn […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Dan Lazarz
#FrozenChefMadness – Dan Lazarz

“Beef and Broccoli Pizza” What’s my favorite chinese dish? Beef and Broccoli.  What’s my favorite type of pizza?  Pizza.  Put them together, and what do you get?  Beef and Broccoli Pizza.  Enough said. Easy Home Meals products used: Red Baron Classic Crust Pizza P.F. Chang’s Shanghai Style Beef Green Giant Tuscan Seasoned Broccoli Enter the […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Tommy Riles
#FrozenChefMadness – Tommy Riles

“The Midnighter – Waffle Steak Fajitas” Somewhere between dinner and breakfast you may want the perfect late night snack.  You’re not sure if you should go with a traditional dinner food, or a breakfast classic.  Why not both?  With “The Midnighter,” you get the savory taste of man’s favorite food, steak fajitas, mixed with breakfast […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Don Jackson
#FrozenChefMadness – Don Jackson

“Snackin’ Awesomeness” To create Snackin’ Awesomeness, just cook up some eggs, Jimmy Dean sausage, and Eggos.  Add some Heinz ketchup and then top it all off with some delicious Dole fruit.  It’s the perfect snack-combo for any time of the day, and great fun for the kids. Easy Home Meals products used: Eggo Waffles Jimmy […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Nick Browne
#FrozenChefMadness – Nick Browne

“The Fat Five Slamwich” I present to you “The Fat Five Slamwich”! A crispy combination of mozzarella sticks, french fries, chicken tenders, sitting nestled atop a delectable cheesteak. This all sits nicely inside a halved Italian roll. He fakes right, crosses over left, takes it to the hole and SCORES with the Fat Five Slamwich! […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Scotty Schrier
#FrozenChefMadness – Scotty Schrier

“The 3 Point Dunk!” It’s a tasty blend of succulent beef fajitas with a blend of cheeses in a flour tortilla pouch baked to crispy perfection and served with a corn and black bean salsa, bacon jalapeno ranch dip and a chipotle spinach queso dip to finish it off.  You’re going to need a cold […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Jason Greene
#FrozenChefMadness – Jason Greene

“Meatballs with Rice over Vegetables” Additional uses for the meatballs: Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Joel Gratcyk
#FrozenChefMadness – Joel Gratcyk

“Queso Blanco White Cheese Dip” This creaming white cheese dip is a perfect blend of cheese, spinach, peppers and salsa. Not too spicy and not too bland. It’s a perfect dip pairing for your chicken taquitos or other favorite Mexican food style dish. Easy Home Meals products used: Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach Old El […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Lewis
#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Lewis

“Calories Don’t Count” This is a great blend of vegetables, protein and carbs, perfect for a dinner or a simple appetizer snack while getting ready for the big game. Even better, kids love it, and they don’t complain at all about eating their vegetables! Easy Home Meals products used: Tyson fried Chicken Strips Green Giant […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Art Eddy
#FrozenChefMadness – Art Eddy

“Elite Egg Bites” and the “Cinderella Sipper” A great way to start the morning with you and the kids is by having “Elite Egg Bites” and the “Cinderella Sipper.” The “Elite Egg Bites” are made by using the Jimmy Dean Breakfast Bowls and filo dough shells. The “Cinderella Sipper” is made by using Dole frozen blueberries, […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Routly
#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Routly

“Bánh mì Meatball Sliders with Cherry Lime Smoothie Shots” Easy Home Meals products used: Rosina Meatballs Alexia Sweet Potato Rolls Dole Dark Sweet Frozen Cherries Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Beau Coffron
#FrozenChefMadness – Beau Coffron

“Bracket Buster Breakfast Sliders” Bracket Buster Breakfast Sliders are perfect anytime and you can easily customize them however you want! You can prepare it as an appetizer for adults and kids, or using the same ingredients, you can prepare a meal to feed someone with a championship level hunger. Jimmy Dean and Green Giant provide the the […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – James Zahn
#FrozenChefMadness – James Zahn

“The Rock and Roll Southwest Sampler Platter” Break out a couple of boxes of EL MONTERY Taquitos (Chicken and Beef) and Burritos (Bean & Cheese) and pop ‘em in the oven on 400 for 20 minutes. While those are in, toss a couple of OLD EL PASO Chicken Fajitas in the microwave (covered loosely) for […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Bernholdt
#FrozenChefMadness – Chris Bernholdt

“The Pick and Roll” This powerhouse of a snack comes with protein and nutrients all rolled into one.  Don’t have time to spend all day in the kitchen with your favorite game on?With chicken and cheese taquitos rolled in flour tortillas, you’ll want to put the full court press on your stomach by diving into […]

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#FrozenChefMadness – Andrew Kardon
#FrozenChefMadness – Andrew Kardon

“Chicken Pierogi Casserole!” Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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#FrozenChefMadness – Patrick Quinn
#FrozenChefMadness – Patrick Quinn

“The Super Fantabulous Taquito and Rice Casserole with Pineapple Avocado Salsa Boom Shackalacka Boomtacular!” Enter the #FrozenChefMadness Challenge with a chance to win a $800 Visa Gift card!

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