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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Soccer great (and mom) Mia Hamm partners with Schwan’s to deliver mealtime tips & smiles to young athletes & their families


Schwan's Home Service is partnering with soccer great Mia Hamm
 to deliver mealtime tips and smiles to young athletes and their families.

Schwan's Home Meal Advantage™ campaign marks 20 years of supporting the National Sports Center and young soccer players from around the U.S. & world


July 10, 2018 — This week, our team from Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. announced it is partnering with legendary soccer great Mia Hamm to provide young athletes and their families with tips on serving delicious, balanced and easy-to-make meals. Hamm is serving as a Schwan’s brand ambassador during the Home Meal Advantage™ campaign, joining young athletes at the Schwan’s USA CUP® international youth soccer tournament and at a Minnesota United match, as well as appearing in a series of social media videos featuring mealtime tips from her home.
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“I have a passion for supporting youth soccer programs and have fond memories of playing at the National Sports Center, so when Schwan’s asked me to join them at the Schwan’s USA CUP, I couldn’t refuse,” Hamm said. “I’m really excited to be a part of this event and help these young players build their love of the game.”

On Wednesday, July 18, Hamm will join us at the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere, Schwan’s USA CUP, held at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota. While there, she will sign autographs and present the Schwan’s Cares™ About Soccer Sweepstakes grand prize to one lucky team. The winning team will be recognized at the event and have their tournament entry fees covered by Schwan’s. To qualify, players and their families created a fundraising campaign for their team expenses through the Schwan’s Cares program.

Also on July 18, Hamm will attend Minnesota United’s match against New England Revolution at TCF Bank Stadium, where she will visit with the Schwan’s Youth Club of the Match, a local youth soccer team recognized during the game as one that makes a positive impact within the community. Tickets for the game are available at MNUFC.COM.

“At Schwan’s, we are celebrating more than 20 years as the signature sponsor of Schwan’s USA CUP and our growing partnership with Minnesota United FC on their youth soccer initiatives,” said Pat Anderson, vice president of marketing and sales for Schwan’s. “What better way to celebrate than to bring a legendary soccer player and mom to meet with young athletes and fans and share tips on how families can fuel up with Schwan’s delicious and easy meals all season long?”

Schwan's Cares fundraisers at work in the community

The Schwan’s Cares program helps local communities raise funds for local educational, non-profit and youth-sports programs, raising more than $12.5 million since 2006. The primary benefits of participating in a Schwan’s Cares fundraising program is that people can raise money quickly and easily by earning up to 40 percent cash back on Schwan’s orders. Other benefits include that it’s entirely online; there are no order forms, no money handling, no product sorting, and products are delivered by a friendly Schwan’s representative.

To learn more about Schwan’s Cares, visit Schwans-Cares.com.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Creating the perfect Fourth of July menu

Brat Toppers
June 28, 2018 — From brat toppers to BBQ ribs and desserts, the Schwan’s culinary team and members of the Schwan’s Chef Collective recently put together the ultimate list of menu ideas for the Fourth of July holiday. With a grill, delicious food and family and friends, the peak summer holiday is sure to be a great one.

Starting with the center-of-the-plate, Corporate Chef Deb Hey recommended these grill recipes.

  • Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken. This fresh and tasty Mexican-inspired recipe features Signature™ Chicken Breast Fillets that are easy to prepare and a favorite marinade for grilling.
  • Brat Toppers. These recipes provide fun and delicious ways to top favorite brats and dogs. Toppers include Apricot Relish, Bacon Sauerkraut, Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Bacon Jam and Spicy Jack Brats with Peppers and Onions.
  • Saucy BBQ Ribs. This recipe is the definition of entertaining made easy. You can choose and create your very own BBQ sauce profile like Sweet & Fruity, Rich & Sassy or Hot & Spicy using the enclosed BBQ sauce packet and simply adding a few extra ingredients.

Possible sides to pair with the center-of-the-plate foods include:


Lastly, a meal wouldn’t be complete without a dessert. See what our chefs recommended:

  • Grilled Apple Pie. It really works so go ahead and try it. Surprise your dinner guests with a simple dessert that starts on the grill. Don’t forget to top with Schwan’s® ice cream.
  • Summer’s Dream Orange Ice Cream Tart. A refreshing, impressive and surprisingly easy-to-make dessert made with one of Schwans’ all time favorite season ice creams — Summer’s Dreamsicle™.

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