Thursday, January 9, 2014

Become Carton Smart

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

If one of your resolutions for the new year includes being more environmentally friendly, then you should check into Tetra Pak cartons.

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Tetra Pak cartons use 1/3 of the packaging compared to cans and are made of 70% paper.

The cartons are recyclable and actually result in 60% less landfill waste than cans.

They are stackable, space saving and keep your pantry looking neat.
The unique packaging process preserves the flavor and nutrients of food without the use of preservatives.  And since they are not packed in cans, there is no metallic taste.

Cartons are easy to open and re-closable so you can use what you need and save the rest for later.

There are so many carton products available that it’s easy to make your favorite recipes.

I received a starter kit from Pacific Foods which included:
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Organic Pumpkin Puree

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Organic Jellied Cranberry Sauce

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and Organic Chicken Simply Stock

There was a recipe on the back of the Organic Jellied Cranberry Sauce for Cranberry Pecan Crunch Squares that I just happened to have all the ingredients for.
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The Babes helped me make it
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And couldn't wait for it to get done cooking
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The Cranberry Pecan Crunch Squares tasted like a fruity granola bar.  I am not a fan of cranberry sauce, I usually don't eat it, even though it is served every Thanksgiving and Christmas.

However, this Organic Jellied Cranberry Sauce was so much better tasting than the canned stuff, that I loved it and went back for seconds.
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