Healthier Valentine’s Day Treats + Cocktails #Giveaway

I’m sad to say that The Husband and I are not celebrating V-Day together. I have to go on a work trip. Womp. Womp. Nonetheless, I had the opportunity to learn about some great new products from Wyman’s of Maine and BLND that can be used to treat your Valentine right! Or, you can check out these ideas and give and IOU like I have to.

Cadillac Mountain Smoothie. Photo / recipe via Wyman’s of Maine.

Is your Valentine a health nut? Make him or her a smoothie with Wyman’s of Maine’s Frozen Strawberries, Cherries or Red Raspberries. Try the Cadillac Mountain Smoothie. Mix 1 c. of frozen strawberries, 1 c. of fruit juice, 1 banana and 1 TBS of maple syrup in a blender. Cover and blend.

Strawberry Prosecco Slushie via Snappy Gourmet

Does your Valentine prefer a frozen cocktail to a smoothie? Check out Snappy Gourmet’s Strawberry Prosecco Slushie. Pour 5 ounces (about ⅓ cup) of your favorite Prosecco, 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 cup of frozen strawberries in the blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately. She created this recipe last year for National Drink Wine Day. I didn’t know that was a thing. Now I do, and good news, it’s February 18th so you can whip up a batch this weekend to celebrate!

Are you entertaining for Valentine’s Day? Try Wyman’s of Maine’s Frozen Mixed Berry Sangria. Mix 1/4 cup Wyman’s Fresh Frozen Mixed Berries blend, 1/2 a lime (juiced), 1/2 bottle of dry red wine and 2 pints raspberry sorbetto. Add all ingredients to blender and blend until combined. Pour in a pitcher and serve in glasses and top with mixed berries for garnish.

Strawberry Shortstack by BLND by Kitchen Crafted

Does your Valentine love dessert? Check out this Strawberry Shortstack recipe from BLND by Kitchen Crafted. This yummy dessert is made with “Love My Chai” BLND and you can use fresh or frozen fruit. I’ll be back with a full review, but BLND by Kitchen Crafted is a new line of “unique, globally-inspired spice combinations designed to shake things up!” They use fresh herb and spice combinations to “add a kick of flavor to everything. In addition to Love my Chai, BLND offers 7 other blends including Herbes de Provence, Mumbai Masala, Italiana Cucina and more!

Does your Valentine prefer sweets to chocolate or have food allergies? Check out one of my fave candies, Cherry Lovers from Gimbal’s Fine Candies. These delicious treats are free from the top 8 allergens, are made with real cherry juice and are high in the antioxidant Vitamin C. It’s a win-win. They also make allergen free Cinnamon Lovers heart shaped candies with real cinnamon oil. Also perfect for the occasion.

The giveaway had ended! The winner is Steph (#17) Want to try out some of these recipes? I have two vouchers for any of Wyman’s of Maine’s frozen fruits (up to $4.99) that I will send to a lucky reader. To enter to win, please leave a comment on this post telling me what you’d make with your Wyman’s frozen fruit.

Want additional entries?

The giveaway is open to US Residents, 18 years of age or older and is void where prohibited. The giveaway runs through 2/19. A winner will be selected using in order of comment and notified on 2/20.

What other cool, fruity V-Day treats would you like to make?

PS. Don’t miss my other great giveaways.

Please note: I was provided with products/vouchers from Wyman’s of Maine, BLND by Kitchen Crafted and Gimbal’s Fine Candies in exchange for editorial consideration. I was not otherwise compensated by any vendor in this post. All opinions are my own.



  1. Kimberly G says:

    I am following WymansFruit and Kitchen_Crafted on Twitter

  2. Kimberly G says:

    I am following WymansFruit and Kitchen_Crafted on IG

  3. Kimberly G says:

    I love all the recipes, but the sangria looks SO delicious!

  4. KV says:

    I would make a pie.

  5. Christine says:

    I’d put them on pancakes!

  6. I do use Wyman’s! My go to shake is their berry mix with 2 cups almond milk, dannon l&f strawberry yogurt, a frozen banana, and half a can of beets. Tastes great!

  7. Following Wyman’s on TW and IN

  8. Lauren says:

    I would make a smoothie.

  9. Lauren says:

    I follow on Twitter. @dereklauren

  10. Lauren says:

    I follow on Instagram. @limbylim

  11. Renata S says:

    I would make a healthy fruit frozen smoothie!

  12. Renata S says:

    Following both on Twitter via @serene_streams!

  13. Renata S says:

    Following both on Instagram via @serene_streams!

  14. I have a green smoothie recipe I’d like to throw some tasty fruits into!

  15. Amy Scott says:

    I think i’d make that prosecco slushie! Thanks for the giveaway.

  16. suzie says:

    I use their frozen raspberries all year long in everything when the fresh are out of season!

  17. steph says:

    following on IG

  18. steph says:

    and on twitter

  19. steph says:

    I have been craving smoothies with this pregnancy!

  20. Steph says:

    Angel food cake filling!

  21. Raymond says:

    I’d eat them in oatmeal.

  22. Paige c says:

    I would use them in smoothies

  23. Tiffany Banks says:

    I would use it to make smoothies for the kids and an alcoholic smoothie for my husband & I!

  24. amy guillaume linderman says:

    i would use the fruit to make smoothies for my family

  25. amy guillaume linderman says:

    followed on twitter

  26. Becca Z says:

    I get the frozen cherries, and I put them in the blender with Lily’s stevia sweetened dark chocolate chips, a little raw cream, vanilla protein powder and little ice water and it makes cherry chocolate chip soft serve ice cream.

  27. Becca Z says:

    I followed Wyman’s and Kitchen Crafted on twitter.

  28. Gina M says:

    I have a smoothie every day after my workout, so I would love to make a berry smoothie with their yummy fruit!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  29. Gina M says:

    I follow you both on instagram @wildorchid985
    wildorchid985 AT gmail DOT com

  30. Gina M says:

    I follow you both on twitter @wildorchid985

  31. Maryann D. says:

    We love Wyman’s frozen fruit and my daughter and I make different smoothies with it.

  32. Caroline says:

    YUM!! I would add the fruit to overnight (or stovetop) oatmeal!

  33. Amber Ludwig says:

    Id love to try that mized berrry Sangria!! Yummo!!

  34. Kathy Davis says:

    I would add the fruit to a crepe. Sounds yummy!

  35. Georgiana says:

    Berries in Greek yogurt! Yum!

  36. jennifer says:

    I’d make a spicy-sweet compote for fish!

  37. Amber Ludwig says:

    Follow both on twitter as @berrael85

  38. Amber Ludwig says:

    Follow both in IG @berrael

  39. Edye says:

    I’d make a smoothie!

  40. Deb E says:

    I’m more a veggie person than a fruit person. It just sits better with my gut I guess. I did use some Dutch cocoa and sugar-free cocoa syrup on my chocolate Valentine creation. I didn’t go out either but then again, didn’t have a Valentine to help with the celebration, lol.

  41. jberry says:

    Cherry Chocolate Cupcakes, the recipe mocks Queen Anne covered cherries.

  42. Amanda C. says:

    Frozen sangria?!?! How did I not know this was a thing? Saturday?? tomorrow?? Let’s do it 🙂

  43. Arlinda says:

    These recipes look great. I have to try the smoothie. I love making smoothies year around.

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