Recipe Contest

Whole Lot of Good Eats

Recipe Contest

Do you love to cook and create delicious recipes?  Do you enjoy (or want to enjoy) winning great prizes?  Enter our cooking healthy recipe contest for a chance to share your favorite Whole Life worthy recipe in our upcoming cook book, Whole Lot of Good Eats!

After all, living the Whole Life, means eating the good food to keep us happy & healthy. What better way to embrace our “sharing is caring” mentality than to throw a Recipe Contest for all of our fans, viewers, and newcomers alike! 

  • Submit Your Entry

    Submit your delicious, healthy, Whole Life-living recipe 

    Email Us Your Recipe Here!

    Or submit manually by emailing your recipe & pictures to

The Deets for your Beets

The contest is designed to provide Whole Life fans & viewers the opportunity to share their favorite healthy recipe. We hope everyone who takes a liking to delicious food & the Whole Life are able to enjoy some healthy meal options using recipes from the contest. The public & viewer audience are encouraged to vote for their favorite recipes we receive in the comment section below each submission. 

Once submitted, each recipe will be reviewed by the Whole Life & Services team to ensure that it meets the guidelines for our healthy recipe submissions (see below). Recipes that do not meet the guidelines listed below will be rejected.  Approved recipes will be posted on the Whole Life & Services website & Facebook for voting beginning April 1.

Winners & Prizes

The person or family submitting the First Prize winning recipe will have their recipe to be showcased & published in the Cookbook – Whole Lot of Good Eats, a signed copy of the cook book, a custom Whole Life T-shirt, and receive a $50 Gift Certificate to Whole Life & Services!

Second Place winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to Whole Life & Services and a free copy of Whole Lot of Good Eats cook book.

Third Place winner will receive a $10 Gift Certificate to Whole Life & Services and a bottle of our exclusive Whole House Seasoning Blend.  

Guidelines for Entries

– We all love a good cheat day, and not-so-healthy recipes are welcome, but please keep these guidelines in mind when submitting you entries, as we want to encourage the Whole Life, even when it involves chocolate!

  1. Whole Life recipe submissions should include ingredients that are either organic or natural (unprocessed). *Please avoid name brand ingredients that use GMOs.
  2. Recipes (when meat is included) must use lean cuts of meat such as: chicken, turkey, fish, shellfish, beef (sirloin, eye and top round steak/roast, 90 percent lean ground or higher, etc.), pork (tenderloin, boneless loin roast/chops, lean or craft bacon).
  3. Recipes (when grain products are included) must use whole grain products (rices, pastas, breads, etc.).
  4. Recipes (when dairy, sauces and dressing are included) must use dairy derived from cows not treated with growth hormones or antibiotics.
  5. Heavy use of fruits and/or vegetables is strongly encouraged (because they’re healthy and yummy).
  6. Recipes must include a complete list of ingredients including accurate measurements for every ingredient. Measurements in Customary system format are preferred but metric use is accepted.
  7. Recipes must include complete step-by-step directions for preparation and cooking to include times, temperatures, etc.
  8. Photos of the entire process are encouraged and can include shopping for ingredients at your local farmer’s market, throughout the preparation and cooking process and of course the finished product. Photos must be uploaded or attached with the Submission Form.
  9. Recipes must be submitted using the Whole Life Submission Form and follow all formatting rules provided on the form.
  10. We encourage lots of fun, family involvement, and above all Good Eats!


This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in one of the 50 United States or District of Columbia and legal residents of Canada (excluding the Province of Québec) who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Contest begins at 12:01 am Eastern Standard Time on April 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on May 15, 2016 (the “Deadline Date”). All entries must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on the Deadline Date. Keep in mind, the earlier the submission, the more public votes and views your recipe will have, which factor into the winning recipe decision.


The winner of the Contest will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants’ submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Taste: 25%
    • Does this recipe taste great with every bite? Does it have mass appeal? Would you want to make this recipe over and over again based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?
  • Visual Appeal: 25%
    • Does this recipe present beautifully on a plate or in a baking dish? Do your eyes make you want to eat this before you even smell or taste it?
  • Creativity: 25%
    • Is the recipe your original idea? Is the recipe reflective of unique twists to ingredient usage? Have you incorporated your personal touch to this recipe?
  • Crowd Appeal: 25%
    • Does your recipe appeal to fellow home cooks everywhere? Does the recipe have easy-to-find everyday ingredients and is it easy to make? Does the recipe have a story that will inspire many others to make it?
  • All entries will be judged using the criteria stated above. In the event of a tie, the highest scoring entry in the Creativity category will be the winner. All judging will be accomplished by a panel of Whole Life & Services Team members. Decision of the judges is final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest.

Contest Rules & Legal Disclaimer

Recipe Submission

Should you choose to submit a recipe (kudos!), you acknowledge and agree that:

(i) You will include your name and email address. Recipes posted on this website are attributed to the individual that submitted the recipe.  Information you disclose will be available to all users of the website & potential cookbook audience, be mindful of personal information and other content you post.

(ii) Your recipe is your original work and has not been copied or reproduced from any published or copyrighted source and trademarked names are not used.

(iii) You grant us and our visitors a royalty-free license to edit, publish, create derivative works from, and otherwise use the recipe, at no charge, in any medium and for any purpose.


Use of any information on this website is “at your own risk”. 

In the event that fewer entries than anticipated are received, Whole Life & Services reserves the right to extend the entry deadline until that minimum is reached.

Health & Safety

Recipes are listed here merely to aid your own research and decision-making. You must make up your own mind as to the value and appropriateness of each recipe. Take care to determine any possible medical condition (e.g., allergies) that may arise from the consumption of each ingredient. Whole Life & Services are not responsible for your decision to use these recipes. We are not medical professionals or nutritionists. Consult your personal medical provider or dietician.

We are not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try.  We assume no obligation or liability with respect to these recipes and make no warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. We are not responsible for any domestic accidents that could result from preparation of the recipes or for any kind of food borne disease. Use your best judgment when cooking with raw ingredients such as eggs, meat, chicken or fish. An adult should supervise children in the kitchen.

We assume no responsibility for any typos or other defects in any of the information provided.

Copyright Notice

No infringement of any text or graphic copyright is intended. If you own the copyright to anything appearing on this website, please contact the Whole Life & Services so that proper credit can be given; or if you wish, it will be removed from the site ASAP. We do not claim ownership of any copy cat (restaurant or product clone) recipe inadvertently listed on the website.

  • Submit Your Entry

    Submit your delicious, healthy, Whole Life-living recipe 

    Email Us Your Recipe Here!

    Or submit manually by emailing your recipe & pictures to