Kraft Canada Searches for Ultimate Food Hacker

We’ve all been there: it was a day of chaos and it’s now 5pm. What to make for dinner? It’s so easy to run to the nearest drive-thru or opt for something quick and not-so nutritional.

During these times, do we really have a choice though?

Kraft says you do, and their latest competition is going to convince everyone.

It’s called Food Hacking – a growing movement aimed at helping time-starved millennials cook tasty meals, using unexpected twists and elements of inspiration.

Need another explanation?

Let me provide an example of Food Hacking {aka: Get this. Do this. Done}.

1} Get this

Kraft one pot cooking

2} Do this – cook all in one pan

Kraft One pot Do This

3} and done!

Kraft One Pot Done

Food Hacking is is for everyone, and it’s not complicated.

In fact, it’s simplifying the cooking of good food so that it fits with your lifestyle. So, you don’t have to sacrifice a good meal at home, even on those busiest days.

Yet it’s also the little tricks, like the ones from my Kitchen Tips & Tricks post {as evidenced by the posts popularity, is something people want to learn}.

Awesome, right?

 Food Hacks

To bring Food Hacking to a new level, Kraft Canada has launched a national talent search for our nation’s ULTIMATE Food Hacker. This is the real deal! A real PAYING opportunity with real credibility.

The selected winning candidate will be Kraft Canada’s official Food Hacker, develop new Food Hacking recipes and drive food hacking content through Kraft social channels. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity comes with a one year contract including a total of $25,000 in compensation and a generous monthly food allowance designed to inspire creative food hacking solutions.

We’re looking for someone who is dedicated to food hacking, has a big personality, is open to trying new things and — most importantly — loves to cook,” says Natalie Wallace, Brand Assistant, Kraft Canada.


Think you got what it takes to be Canada’s Food Hacker?


** You only have until Tuesday, August 5 to submit your personal video on why you should be Canada’s official Food Hacker.

Kraft Food Hacking Skills and Specifications

  • Workmanship – Proficiency with all kitchen tools of the trade, including but not limited to sporks, splades and trongs
  • Ingenuity – Thinking “outside the box” to develop recipes that avoid serving food “out of a box”
  • Adventurous – Eagerness to embark on kitchen odysseys to discover and refine signature dishes;
  • Digitally Savvy – You don’t use dial-up and you know how to express yourself within a 140 character limit.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Kraft Canada Food Hacker is a fearless kitchen leader who charts his/her own course with everyday ‘regular’ items and makes them new and exciting. Some of the roles and responsibilities include:

  • Create and curate food hacks
  • Drive the Kraft food hacking conversation across the country
  • Be the face of food hacking for Kraft Canada
  • Smile for the camera online, in print and on TV

I cannot wait to see who wins this competition, and most importantly: get me some hacks!! I think this is going to change the way a lot of us take on food, and I couldn’t be more excited! 


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post yet as always, opinions are my own.



  1. That is one of the easiest dinner ideas I have ever heard of – and it sounds so delicious! I need more ideas like this!

  2. I love this recipe. It looks delicious, it’s healthy, and most importantly, IT’S EASY!

  3. This looks like the perfect dinner for my family. I can whip it up quick and easy, which is important to me after a day of child chasing and blogging. I want more hacks!!

  4. This looks delicious! I can’t wait to give this a try because I think that my family would enjoy this. Plus, it seems so quick and easy to make. I too need more like this, so desperately!

  5. I love how easy this recipe is! We definitely need easier dinner recipes while my leg is healing, this sparks a lot of ideas.

  6. I love this hack, I might ahve to do a one pot pasta dish. How easy for back to school? I want to see more hacks!!!

  7. What fun! I think “food hacking” is kind of a lost art, but it is nice to understand how to change up a recipe and make it work for your family.

  8. That is fun! Food hacking is something many people could benefit from. I’d love to see more hacks!

  9. This will be made in the near future (tomorrow). Between blogging and parenting a 14 year old son, anything quick, easy, and delicious is going on my menu.

  10. I have never tried that hack, but would love to start using some food hacks. Can’t wait to see who they find.

  11. wow what a great way to make pasta! I am sure my family would love this, it looks amazing.

  12. I think we are all food hackers. I loved your quick recipe and find myself cooking like this a lot. It just makes sense when your busy and yet you can create deliciousness.

  13. I think food hacks are awesome! I sure wish I was creative enough to be a food hacker! It would seriously save me a lot of time in the kitchen. And afford me some awesome food!

  14. What a fun contest. I can’t boil water and I look forward to hearing about the hacks. Thanks for sharing.

  15. I love food hacking – but I am pretty sure my tried and true tips are well known. Things like prepping a bunch of food a head for the week. Freezer meals, etc. 🙂 I love the one-pot!

  16. Food hacking is such a great idea. Some days really are hectic and this would make things so much easier. Yummy but quick dinner in just a few minutes.

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