Simply Wholesome Foods Applesauce Recipe Contest

04 January
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***Contest Update***

Due to an overwhelming response to this contest, (Great job CCC!) the contest sponsor will be closing the window to request product as of February 7th. 

Learn about a new product line, receive some tasty samples, and win up to $1,000! What creative recipes can you come up with using Simply Wholesome Foods Applesauce?

Darvin Martin from Simply Wholesome Foods recently reached out to us because he wanted to run a recipe contest to kick off his new line of applesauce.

There are some great cash prizes up for grabs…

Grand Prize-$1,000

Second Prize – $500

Third prize – $250

…and Darvin will even send you a case of applesauce for you to create your entry!

Read all about the contest below and then be sure to email Darvin right away at to receive the product and get the ball rolling!

Contest Overview:

Here at Simply Wholesome Foods we have developed three great-tasting applesauce selections. Not only is applesauce a great side-dish for nearly every meal, it also is an excellent ingredient for a huge number of home-cooked foods! Applesauce is used in baking delicious pastries (cookies, muffins, cakes, etc) or cooking savory foods (meatloaf, vegetable soup, etc) or even blending up a smoothie! In fact, applesauce is a great substitute for oil (in baking) and even a replacement for eggs or sugar!

Get your Free Applesauce!

Simply Wholesome Foods will ship to you a free case of 6 jars of applesauce from which you can develop recipes. This will include 2 jars of each of the 3 flavors (unsweetened, touch of honey, and cinnamon).

Entrant must request them via email to

***By requesting a case of applesauce, entrant is agreeing to submit at least one recipe in accordance to the terms and conditions below, and also understands that shipping and handling will take nearly a week. Limit one case per entrant.

The contestant has no obligation to return unused applesauce – any remaining product is left to the enjoyment of the contestant!

Deadline: March 31, 2018

(Deadline to request product is February 7, 2018)

Description: Submit an original recipe featuring Simply Wholesome Applesauce as an ingredient. A mixed case of applesauce will be provided to each contestant (two jars each of our 3 flavors). Please email us to request the case of applesauce:

The recipe must be simple, and must take no more than 60 minutes to prepare (not including any final cooling time).

Submit a photo of the prepared item and catchy name for the recipe.


Grand Prize-$1,000

Second Prize – $500

Third prize – $250

How to Enter:

Entries must be submitted no later than March 31, 2018.

Entries must be sent via email to Darvin Martin at

Entries must include the recipe, a photo of the prepared dish, and the entrant’s name, mailing address, and phone number. Entries that do not include all of these components may or may not be included in the contest, at the sole discretion of Simply Wholesome Foods. We at Simply Wholesome Foods, will attempt an email acknowledgement to each entrant, but will not be responsible for lost or late submissions.


The taste of the dish, the simplicity of the recipe, the attractiveness of the photo(s), and even the recipe name will all be evaluated in the judgment of winners.

Entries will be judged by representatives of Simply Wholesome Foods. All the judges’ decisions will be final. Winners will be notified and prizes mailed by April 30, 2018. Any prizes not claimed (by cashing the prize check) by May 31, 2018 will be forfeited back to the company and will not be awarded to any other entrant.


To qualify, a Simply Wholesome Foods applesauce must be included in the ingredient list of your original recipe. Contestant can use any of the three flavors we provide, but must specify which one you used. The contest is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States except those residing in a location where it is taxed or prohibited. All ages may enter.


Each entry must be the original creation of the contestant and not previously published. Entrant grants to Simply Wholesome Foods, LLC all rights to the recipe including the right to publish the recipe and any submitted photos in any manner at any time. Simply Wholesome Foods, LLC reserves the right to edit, adapt, copyright and publish any or all entries and may use these entries in any media without further attribution or compensation to the entrant or anybody else. All entries submitted become the property of Simply Wholesome Foods, LLC. Entries will not be acknowledge or returned.

Statement of Entrant:

By submitting a recipe, the entrant states that he/she meets all the terms and conditions stated herein, including but not limited to the terms of eligibility and originality.

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19 Responses to “Simply Wholesome Foods Applesauce Recipe Contest”

  1. Deborah January 4, 2018 at 10:26 pm #

    I would love to enter this contest! I just sent an e-mail requesting a case of your product. Meanwhile, I have started thinking about different recipes to test in anticipation of utilizing your product to showcase its deliciousness!

  2. HelenF January 4, 2018 at 10:33 pm #

    What a generous offer! Thanks Kristina for the heads up.

  3. nancyjudd January 4, 2018 at 10:37 pm #

    I tried and tried the url and it keeps going to google. How do I get ahold of Darwin to ask for my case? Thanks for your help. I absolutely want to make some great dishes with the applesauce. I eat applesauce almost everyday.

    • Kristina
      Kristina January 4, 2018 at 10:45 pm #

      Nancy – it might be an issue with your computer. Just copy and paste the email address into an email message to request the product.

      • nancyjudd January 13, 2018 at 2:09 pm #

        Kristina that took care of it. I requested the samples on Jan 4th. Thankyou so much for your help.

  4. Brenda
    Brenda January 5, 2018 at 7:39 am #

    I love this one Kristina, I work with apples, applesauce and apple butter year round..

  5. lindacifuentes January 6, 2018 at 8:22 am #

    Just sent my request for applesauce. Looking forward to a great contest

  6. E J West January 7, 2018 at 4:39 pm #

    Requesting case of applesauce for contest entry.

    • Kristina
      Kristina January 8, 2018 at 11:59 am #

      Please note the email address above to request product.

  7. Susan
    Susan January 9, 2018 at 1:27 pm #

    What a wonderful opportunity!! I’m sending my email request shortly. Thanks to Simply Wholesome Foods and CCC for this exciting contest!!!

  8. Susan
    Susan January 9, 2018 at 1:35 pm #

    I just try to send an email and it has been returned as undeliverable ….???

  9. Kristina
    Kristina January 9, 2018 at 2:02 pm #

    Maybe double check the spelling in the email field? I have received confirmation that messages have been going through to his email.

    • Susan
      Susan January 9, 2018 at 3:10 pm #

      Thanks, Kristina!! That was the problem!! I Know!!!! DUH!! Right? Anyway, just sent my request. Thanks again!

  10. Mary
    Mary January 11, 2018 at 1:46 pm #

    How wonderful! What a great gesture to offer the product so we can experiment and enter this contest. Thank you, Kristina, for letting us know about this contest. And thank you, Darvin and Simply Wholesome Foods for the applesauce and sponsoring this contest!

  11. nancyroth January 13, 2018 at 11:33 am #

    Just received my box and I am excited to start testing out some recipes!

  12. Susan
    Susan January 13, 2018 at 4:56 pm #

    I just received my shipment of applesauce! TIME to get busy in the kitchen!!

  13. ronnafarley
    ronnafarley January 13, 2018 at 7:23 pm #

    I received my applesauce and it is such a generous amount! I am looking forward to entering the contest!

  14. Nancy
    Nancy January 17, 2018 at 10:58 am #

    I just received my applesauce last night, and am very excited to start creating recipes to enter into the contest! Thank you Kristina and Darvin!

  15. Kellie White
    Kellie White February 4, 2018 at 10:36 am #

    What a great contest. I received my applesauce on Friday and have a couple of tests planned for today. This is a fun one. Thank you, Darvin, for the applesauce and the opportunity! Thanks, Kristina, for bring this to our attention!

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