Olympic Snack Ideas

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are just over a month away. Is there a particular sport that your family enjoys watching together? My husband and I both have different favourites – I love figure skating (the outfits, the jumps, the music…I love it all!) and he loves the excitement of hockey. Many years ago, a friend and I went for an afternoon adventure at Canada Olympic Park. It’s something you have to do if you’re in the Calgary area! We thought it would be a fun idea to try the luge…yes, the luge. It sounded simple enough – you lay on a luge sled and slide down the luge from the “tourist height”. Kind of like an ice water slide, right? Not so much…it was terrifying. A great experience and a story that I’ll share for the rest of my life but it was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime moment for me. Thank goodness they didn’t take photos of each tourist going down the track! I can only imagine the look on my face as I raced around at speeds up to 60km/h. Nope…not like an ice water slide at all. It certainly does make you appreciate what the athletes go through to perfect their sport though! Today I’m sharing some easy & fun ideas for Olympic snacks while watching the games from the comfort of your own home plus an exciting giveaway!

Olympic Snacks – Torch Fruit Kabobs!

I love fun snacks that are easy to prepare and it doesn’t get much easier than these Olympic Torch Fruit Kabobs! Simply layer your favourite fruit on the kabob stick and top with a slice of pineapple cut to resemble flames. Yogurt is an excellent dip for your fruit kabobs!

Olympic Snacks

Did you set yourself a resolution to eat healthier this year? Then strawberry cheesecake may not be in your menu plans…or will it? Instead of diving into a piece of strawberry cheesecake, you could have an Ooh-la-la Strawberry Cheesecake stirred Greek yogurt. Yoplait has several dessert flavoured yogurts that allow you to have a delicious treat without the guilt. Yoplait is also a proud supporter of Team Canada!

Olympic Snacks

Proud To Be Canadian!

Will you be cheering loudly for the Canadian athletes? What makes you proud to be Canadian? Our beautiful country? The friendly people? The accomplishments by those who live in our country? There is so much to be proud of! For me, right now I am most proud of our friendly neighbours. We recently went through a very scary & life-threatening situation with my husband and I was overwhelmed by the support of the people living on our street. Although we don’t personally know many of these people, they were all stepping forward to offer us support through this difficult time. Now that’s the friendly Canadian attitude that people can be proud of!

Canadian Pride Giveaway:

Now that you’ve started planning your menu of Olympic snacks, it’s time to plan our your Canadian pride gear! We’re hosting a fun giveaway where one lucky entrant will win an Olympic prize pack valued at over $100. Here’s a sneak peek of what this prize package includes:

Olympic Snacks

Giveaway Rules & Restrictions:

  • This giveaway is open to Canadian residents who are at least 18 years of age.
  • Winning entries will be verified prior to contacting the winner.
  • The giveaway ends on January 15th, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST.  A winner will be drawn randomly on January 16th.  The winner will be notified, by email, and will have 48 hours to claim the prize. If I do not receive a response from the winner within 48 hours, a prize forfeit will be assumed and a new winner will be chosen randomly.
  • Winner has 90 days to report non-fulfillment of prizes.
  • By entering this giveaway, you verify that you understand and meet the prize eligibility requirements.
  • Please note that Moms & Munchkins is not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prize. We have represented each sponsor with the expectation that they will fulfill their prize in a timely manner. While we are not responsible, we will make every effort to assist the winner in obtaining their prize.
  • Once the winner claims the prize, his/her name will be posted on the Giveaways page. The winner’s full name, phone number and mailing address will then be sent to the sponsor.
  • There are other blogs running a giveaway for a similar prize package and although you are encouraged to enter multiple times, you may only win on one blog.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to Jonnie!

Comments

  1. I’m proud to be a Canadian because of all the great athletes and their achievements!

    • Tricia Hope says:

      I am very proud to be Canadian because of the reputation we have world wide of peace,integrity,and benevolance

  2. I’m proud to be Canadian because we welcome people from all over the world and live peacefully together.

  3. I’m proud to be Canadian because of the freedoms we enjoy.

  4. swimmingpiglet says:

    I’m proud to be Canadian because Canada is the GREATEST country in the world!!

  5. seham merzib says:

    I’m proud to be Canadian cause we live with freedom

  6. I am proud to be Canadian because of the freedom we have

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  7. Proud to be Canadian because we are free to live our own way, scenery is awesome, people are friendly and polite. Lots of space and four seasons as well. Best country in the world

  8. Amy Heffernan says:

    I am proud to be canadian because of our wonderful LAND.

  9. michelle tremblett says:

    I love Canada, We are proud, considerate and compassionate, we stay out of other countries business and we pride ourselves on being a compassionate, all loving country :)

  10. natasha severson says:

    i am proud because we are known for our compassion, our honesty, the fact that we have so many different cultures in canada! i just love canada

  11. I am proud to be Canadian because it’s the best place to live in the world.

  12. ameirah t says:

    Because we live in a beautiful country, Canadians are recognised around the world as being polite, honest & proud to be Canadian. As well as loving hockey & all winter Olympic sports especially.

  13. Vanessa Gage says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because of the freedoms we have, the beautiful scenery which changes vastly from one coast to the other and from one season tho the next, and the friendly and caring people we are.

  14. Moe Bwell says:

    I am a proud Canadian, I like that we are known to be fair, polite, and we help where we can.

  15. Its our home and native land:) I’m proud to be a canuck cause its the most beautiful place on earth.

  16. I’m proud to be Canadian because we are compassionate people. We also have a beautiful country.

  17. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    I am proud as we embrace all people

  18. Florence C says:

    Canada is a great place to live.

  19. Florence C says:

    Canada is a great place to live

  20. I’m proud to be Canadian because we have a gorgeous Country, proud to be in <3 Alberta! <3

  21. Wayne Lecoy says:

    I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win an Olympic prize pack .
    In response to your question of Why are you proud to be Canadian?
    I am proud to be Canadian because i live in a country that has freedom and beautiful scenery.
    We welcome people from every nation and it’s the best country to live in.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!

  22. The different culture and seasons!

  23. I am proud to be canadian because of how great our people are and how diverse our country is.

  24. I’ve travelled all over the world and lived in many places too, but I always come home to Canada; there is no place like Canada. The culture, people, geography and our history… I’m a first generation Canadian and I KNOW, how bad things can be, I know the blessings we have in this nation. I am Canadian and I am proud.

  25. Mike Gismondi says:

    I’m proud because of the great people in our country!

  26. I’m proud to be Canadian because of how we care for and look after each other. It’s not perfect but it’s pretty darned good!

  27. Go Canada!!

  28. SueSueper says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because, there truly is no place like home and home is here.

  29. Even though I am not a Canadian (yet), I live my life as a Canadian. The people here are proud without being pompus and even though they are humble they have an inner strength and are not afraid to stand against injustice. I will soon be a very happy to be counted among these true Canadians.

  30. Angela Mitchell says:

    I’m proud to be Canadian because we are a caring,friendly, and beautiful country.

  31. Andrea Amy says:

    our freedom, our wide open spaces, hockey, tim horton’s, health care for everyone, its just a great country and i am proud to have been born here and raised here and will live here forever

  32. I’m not really proud to be canadian.

  33. wilson king says:

    Go Canada go!

  34. Nena Sinclair says:

    Most Canadians are warm and friendly and will go out of their way to help someone who needs help.

  35. Crystal Englot says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because we live in a peaceful and the most beautiful country in the world!

  36. susanne mccarthy says:

    Land of the free!! I feel safe and sound :)

  37. I am proud to be Canadian because we can go anywhere in the world and people have respect for us. We’ve earned that respect by merit of how we are in the world. We care about more than just what’s going on in our own country, we are humble and kind.

  38. Brenda Penton says:

    I am proud to be a Canadian because we are a diverse, friendly country.

  39. I’m proud to be Canadian because of our movement to be environmentally conscious.

  40. I’m proud to be Canadian because I love our humble outlook and dry sense of humour!

  41. It’s the BEST country!!

  42. Vickie Cheung says:

    I am proud to be a Canadian because we are a diverse and very friendly country.

  43. Pauline Milner says:

    I am proud to be from the one country in the world that everyone respects and likes. I have travelled extensively and when I am overseas and tell someone I am from Canada, the service I get is impeccable. In fact, in most countries Canadians are mistaken for Americans, who are not so well received. I tend to wear a Canadian pin to identify my home country. Thank you for the super giveaway opportunity. Keep up the terrific blogging.

  44. Lori Bazan says:

    I’m proud to be a Canadian as we have such a diverse population and diverse landscapes! Canada is beautiful and the people are even better!

  45. I am proud to be Canadian because our country is beautiful and the people are friendly!

  46. I’m proud to be a Canadian because we live in such a diverse culture, where everyone’s freedoms are respected. I also enjoy the universal healthcare as well :)

  47. Proud to be Canadian. We are diverse, respectful, friendly, compassionate which makes us one of the safest, desired, and conscious societies.

  48. because our country is beautiful and for the most part we are free to speak as we wish There definately does need to be things to change to make it better

  49. Kerry DeKelver says:

    Proud to be Canadian because we are nice.

  50. Jennifer L. says:

    Canada is such a great country…beautiful, safe and friendly.

  51. Larissa V says:

    beautiful landscapes that are so vastly different as you go from one side of the country to another

  52. Carmen Q. says:

    Because we’re like America, but with a heart ;) I heard that a long time ago and always liked it, I think it describes our social conscience and compassion very well.

  53. Wanda Bergman says:

    Because we have four awesome seasons to enjoy!

  54. bc I love the country!

  55. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    I am proud because of our culture in our country

  56. pearl ene says:

    I consider myself a proud Canadians and would love to win this prize pack.

  57. Karen Thaeter says:

    Canada is a wonderful country to live in!

  58. im proud to be Canadian because I am proud of the freedom and rights we have in this country

  59. I would love to win this!

  60. No better country in the world

  61. Judy Hunting says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because we live with free medical care, people for the most part are kind and caring. We invented great things like the Telephone and POUTINE!! We are a hockey country.. with Lemeiux and Crosby!! And CANADA IS THE GREATEST COUNTRY EVER!!

  62. I am proud to be a Canadian because of the freedoms we enjoy as a nation.

  63. sarah jackson says:

    I am proud to be canadian because we are free and friendly !

  64. Belinda McNabb says:

    I am proud to be canadian because we are free and there are so many different cultures

  65. Mary Sawyer says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because we are warm and friendly

  66. Jane Hammill Gray says:

    I am exceptionally proud to be Canadian! It was my life long dream since the age of 17 to immigrate to Canada I finally made it 6 years ago! I immigrated form England in 2008 and I am still in awe everyday waking up Canadian.

  67. Nora Edmiston-Harlos says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because of honest, kind and beautiful people. I am also proud to be Canadian because my Dad, Sister and Brother served in the Canadian Armed Forces or the Princess Patricia.

  68. I am proud to be Canadian for the freedom that it offers, the beauty of its land, the kindness of its people and the safety it offers!

  69. I’m proud to be Canadian because we always support our fellow Canadians and we accept and embrace diversity! (Soph Y)

  70. Victoria K says:

    I feel safe and we have healthcare

  71. Elaine Jasvins says:

    I am proud tobe Canadian because we are very accepting of one another. Go Canada!

  72. Because of the way we are received by other nations, I always feel that previous Canadian visitors must have been nice since we are always well received.

  73. Jennifer C aka JusticeSadie says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because it is the best country in the world to live. We are a Multicultural Melting Pot.

  74. Jenn Erin says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because everyone here is polite, kind, peaceful and we are quite drama-free!

  75. Wanda Jean P says:

    I am proud to be Canadian because our country is so beautiful..every season..spring…summer…winter and autumn all have beauty within them.

  76. Patricia Cooper says:

    I’m proud to be Canadian because we are a great country with wonderful people!

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