Taste of the Nation Boston

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

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Wow, that was quite an event! There was so much tasty food, I wish I had a second night to enjoy it all. One night with that much deliciousness is just not fair! 😉

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Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation is the nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Each spring and summer, the nation’s hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at nearly 40 events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger.

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The amount of food at tonight’s event was almost overwhelming. I wanted to try everything!! But, there was no way I could come close– even with just the desserts!

It would take me hours and hours to recap every taste that I had tonight, so I’m just going to highlight my favorites. I’m actually still thinking about a few of them! 😉

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Alaskan King Crab Salad with Prosciutto, Golden Beets, and Grapefruit Aioli from Sel De La Terre

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This was so light and refreshing. It’s a perfect appetizer for the warm weather. The Alaskan King Crab Salad is actually a brand new item, so it’s not even on the menu yet!

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Spicy Green Beans with Freshly Baked Olive Oil-Oregano Bread with St. Alphonzo’s Kitchen

When Mal and I lived in South Boston, this restaurant was literally right down the street. Why didn’t we ever visit?! I guess we’ll have to make a special trip there soon!

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I didn’t have a bite of this one, but Mal really loved this bacon sandwich from Hungry Mother.

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The star of the evening: Sloppy Joes on Cheddar-Baked Bread from KO Prime

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Holy yum! This was easily the most delicious thing that I tasted all night. Mal and I ended up sharing a Sloppy Joe sandwich and then going back for a second a little while later. We even considered eating a third sandwich, but we stopped ourselves.

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Everything about this sandwich was amazing. Seriously. I will have dreams about it tonight.

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At the event, I stumbled upon a couple of my favorite companies: POM! :mrgreen:

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And Yellow + Blue!

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Mal and I spent a lot of time at Paul W. Marks cheese table.

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We both have cheese “issues.” WHY is cheese so good?!?

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Halfway through the event, I ran into some of my favorite bloggers: Chels, Elina, and Susie. Love these ladies! 😀

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Then it was time for dessert! I definitely enjoyed myself tonight! 😉

Mini Donut Muffins from Glutenus Minimus

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These babies were the best dessert that I ate tonight. They were basically cinnamon-sugar dough balls. Mmm!

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The Glutenus Minimus cupcakes were also yummy!

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Kickass Cupcakes had some pretty amazing cupcakes, too!

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I tried their Mojito cupcake, which was a rum-soaked cupcake with sugar cane lime frosting and fresh mint. Of course, I loved it! 😀

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On my way out, I grabbed a chocolate chip cookie from the Haley House Bakery Cafe. The Haley House is a really cool organization. You can read more about it here.

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I had a wonderful time tonight– spending time with my hubby, seeing blog friends, and enjoying some fanastic food. I definitely splurged on desserts, but I didn’t overdo it either. The night was a success! :mrgreen:

Good night!

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52 Comments

  1. Those mojito cupcakes are ridiculous. I dated a guy who lived down the street from Kickass Cupcakes. It’s probably better for me that we broke up.
    They also had one- I don’t know if it was limited edition in winter, though- that had a chai tea flavored cake and a pecan-pie-like topping. It was insane. INSANE.

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