i heart christmas: day 18 – sasko picnic basket and goodies worth R630 // closed

Tis the season to be jolly, and for us one of the most jolly activities during the holidays and in summer time is picnicking. Whether it’s in the forest, on the beach, at the park, on top of a mountain, in your back garden… in order to have a good picnic you need a great picnic basket (filled with yummy things!)

Thanks to Sasko, two lucky readers can each win this beautiful picnic basket* as well as a basket liner, four loaves of bread from the new Sasko Plus+ speciality range, marmalade, jams and four napkins, worth R630 each!
*The treats in the basket in this picture are not included 🙂


Have you tried Sasko’s new Plus+ range yet? Enriched with vitamins and dietary fibre, the low-GI bread is loaded with goodness and is suitable for vegans as well as Halaal and Kosher endorsed. It comes in a few variants including Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread, Cranberry Brown Bread, Rosehip & Honeybush Brown Bread and Soy & Linseed White Bread.

To enter, comment on this post and tell us what your ideal picnic sandwich would consist of and which Sasko Plus+ variant you’d choose.

For all the rules, click here. This giveaway will close at midnight, and the winners will be announced tomorrow.

— Liza

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57 Responses to i heart christmas: day 18 – sasko picnic basket and goodies worth R630 // closed

  1. Robynne 18/12/2014 at 7:35 am #

    Ancient Grain smooth brown bread with ham, lettuce, cheese and a tangy relish 🙂 YUM!

  2. Halima Shaik 18/12/2014 at 7:40 am #

    My perfect picini sandwich would certainly contain sasko yummy bread,together with sasko tomatoes jam,sprinkled with fresh cherry tomatoes,basil and cheese,cut into semi circles and slightly browned to make mini pizzas,I would also be adding shredded chicken,and cold meats to add a variant when inviting guests for my picnic

  3. Carolyn Augustus 18/12/2014 at 7:41 am #

    Low GI cranberry Sasko+ Bread with plain, smooth cream cheese, lettuce, tomato and wafer thin sliced ham

  4. Alicia Buckle 18/12/2014 at 7:48 am #

    My ideal picnic sandwich would consist of deliciously moist chicken breasts cute into small cubes and mixed with mayonnaise, dijon mustard, some cream cheese, finely minced red onion, iceberg lettuce cute into ribbons and salt and black pepper to taste. I would use the Sasko low GI smooth ancient grain bread to complete my yummy sandwiches 😀

  5. Megs Hartwig 18/12/2014 at 7:49 am #

    Lovely giveaway!! I will be doing a more casual picnic — just me, a friend, a basket with some sandwiches, and bottle of Prosecco. My ideal picnic sandwich would be a dagwood on Sasko’s Linseed White Bread….I want a sandwich piled high with just about everything on it! This one will make me a picnic superstar! I have RT and shared this giveaway on Twitter (@flutterbymegs)! Here is me crossing fingers, toes and anything else that can be crossed. Feeling lucky!

  6. nasika baijnath 18/12/2014 at 7:49 am #

    Sasko low gi bread, plus grilled chicken, strips on crispy bacon. Shredded lettuce and avocado. Topped with yummy sweet chilie mayonaise

  7. Fadheelah Rahmtoola 18/12/2014 at 7:50 am #

    My ideal sandwich will be with the rosehip and honeybush brown bread with a generous layer of raspberry jam in the middle 🙂

  8. Tarynne Koopman 18/12/2014 at 7:50 am #

    My perfect sanwich-two slices of Sasko Sam low GI Sasko Sam bread, two slices of roast beef,tomato,cucumber,lettuce,mustard spread and a hint of basil.best ever!

  9. Nicolette Nunes 18/12/2014 at 7:51 am #

    Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread, Basil Pesto, Mozzarella Cheese and Cherry Tomatoes.

  10. Jackie Katzen 18/12/2014 at 7:54 am #

    Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread – with a filling of chicken mayo, caramelised onions and crispy lettuce

  11. Gloria 18/12/2014 at 8:00 am #

    Cranberry Brown Bread with camembert cheese, crispy bacon and crystallised figs

  12. Jessica 18/12/2014 at 8:01 am #

    Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread with smoked salmon, cream cheese and diced gherkins

  13. anusha naidoo 18/12/2014 at 8:04 am #

    My picnic sandwich will consist of Sasko Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread. The filling for the sandwich will consist of roasted chicken slices wiith creamy mayonnaise, shredded lettuce leaves and topped with avocado. Its tasty, healthy and nutricious. Perfect for a picnic on a warm summers day together with chilled lemonade.

  14. lara whittaker 18/12/2014 at 8:16 am #

    Bacon and egg or chicken,lettuce,tomatoe,cucumber with light mayo. Rosehip and Honeybush

  15. Anita Steenkamp 18/12/2014 at 8:17 am #

    Sasko Plus Low GI Soy & Linseed would be my pick! Love it, my perfect picnic sandwich has loads of good bacon, rocket, tomato, strong cheddar cheese, with onion jam, mayo and pickles! Yum!!!

  16. Karin B 18/12/2014 at 8:24 am #

    Sasko – Soy and Linseed, Gypsy Ham. rocket, cream cheese, sliced tomato, gherkins, lettuce

  17. Stephanie Knapp 18/12/2014 at 8:25 am #

    I would definitely use the Sasko Plus Soy & Linseed White Bread with smoked chicken, crispy bacon, mozzarella and a light mayo. YUM!

  18. Kelley Petersen 18/12/2014 at 8:25 am #

    Chicken and Mayo on Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread.

  19. Imrah 18/12/2014 at 8:35 am #

    I would have a simple fresh strawberry and brie sandwich on cranberry brown bread.

  20. Tiyana 18/12/2014 at 8:38 am #

    Sasko Plus and blue cheese with tomotoes, lettuce, avo and cucumber. A health sandwich for the festive season easy and delicous.

  21. Lisa Marqua-Harries 18/12/2014 at 8:44 am #

    Rosehip and honeyush brown bread with brie, chicken and cranberry and lots of rocket…

  22. Megan Kelly Botha 18/12/2014 at 8:50 am #

    Oh my, cranberry Sasko with peanut butter and strawberry jam. How amazing does that sound!

  23. CIRSTEN VAN DEN HEUV 18/12/2014 at 8:53 am #

    i would make the low GI cranberry sasko bread with smoked chicken, mayo, rocket , cream cheese and capers.

  24. Adri Hanekom 18/12/2014 at 8:59 am #

    I love the Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread. My hubby is diabetic so we both prefer the Low GI bread, a healthier option. I would make the following sarmie. Parma ham paired with a sharp swiss cheese. Sliced tomatoes and fresh butter lettuce with a little bit of strawberry balsamic vinegar.

  25. Rochelle Kay 18/12/2014 at 8:59 am #

    Rosehip & Honeybush bread with rare roast beef and caramelized onion marmelade! YUM!

  26. Abigail A 18/12/2014 at 9:50 am #

    My favourite sandwich is the humble cheddar cheese with lettuce, watercress, tomato, cucumber, english mustard and black pepper on Rosehip & Honeybush Brown Bread 🙂

  27. Ullricke van Zyl 18/12/2014 at 10:30 am #

    I love Rosehip & Honeybush Brown Bread with fresh cucumber

  28. Jaclyn Teubes. 18/12/2014 at 10:55 am #

    My ideal picnic sandwich would be a simple strawberry jam sandwich. I would love to try it with the Sasko Plus+ Cranberry Brown Bread! 🙂

  29. Dichaba Mabaso 18/12/2014 at 11:00 am #

    Any sandwich containing cheese is heaven to me.

  30. Mapontsho Ntshole 18/12/2014 at 11:07 am #

    My old time favourite sammies are cheese and jam, bbq chicken and mayonnaise and a BLT! All sorts of uummy.

  31. Mapontsho Ntshole 18/12/2014 at 11:11 am #

    Using linseed and cranberry and Sasko bread I would make my time favourite sammies are cheese and jam, bbq chicken and mayonnaise and a BLT! All sorts of yummy.

  32. Roxanne Chutthergoon 18/12/2014 at 11:40 am #

    I would use Low GI cranberry and make beef pastrami sandwiches with mustard and olives!

  33. Tamar Cheerin 18/12/2014 at 12:00 pm #

    For my picnic sandwich I would use the Sasko Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread – and fill it with smooth cream cheese, smoked salmon , capers , fresh dill and cracked black pepper and lemon to dress it yummy !

  34. Anna Hartwig 18/12/2014 at 12:09 pm #

    I love the Caeser type sandwich – Chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and a little bit of caeser dressing on crisp ciabatta bread. I would choose the Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread, as I love grain type breads.

  35. Khadija Fakir 18/12/2014 at 12:20 pm #

    I would use Soy & Linseed White Bread… My ideal sandwich filling will be, two slices of buttered Sasko Soy & Linseed White Bread, grated Cheddar cheese, and Simba Mexican Chilli Chips when ready to eat

  36. nadine 18/12/2014 at 1:30 pm #

    Cranberry brown bread with ham, cheese and ago….yum!

  37. Leandi 18/12/2014 at 1:40 pm #

    I’m a cheese,ham and tomato kind of girl:) and would love to try it on Rosehip & Honeybush Brown Bread,perfection

  38. Redewaan 18/12/2014 at 2:07 pm #

    Seared steak,sandwitch caramelized onions, Vermont white cheddar and horseradish sauce all grilled

  39. Tracy Jacobs 18/12/2014 at 4:32 pm #

    Ancient Grain bread would be my choice with Avo, tomatoes, red onion, onion marmalade, salami, mustard and lettuce. Yummy.

  40. Yaseera khan 18/12/2014 at 4:59 pm #

    My ideal picnic sandwich would be salami on brown bread with a light spread of butter and layer it with cucumber a slice of cheese and fresh strand of lettuce i would choose the smooth ancient grain i think its called it very light but its the second loaf from the left

  41. Nicola Meyer 18/12/2014 at 6:39 pm #

    Ancient grain smooth brown bread with cheddar cheese, ham, lettuce and tomato chilli jam

  42. Susan M 18/12/2014 at 7:19 pm #

    The Low GI Cranberry, stuffed with chocolate spread……that’s what my 8 year old son would choose!!

  43. Glen Collingwood 18/12/2014 at 7:28 pm #

    Ancient grain bread is so special.iIwould sandwich it with mature cheddar cheese and pickled onion. Simple but great tasting.

  44. Tharishia Naidoo 18/12/2014 at 7:48 pm #

    Sasko Soy & Linseed White Bread with chicken and mayonnaise ^_^

  45. rehana seedat 18/12/2014 at 8:01 pm #

    I would make Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Jam Sandwich with Sasko Low GI Bread

  46. Roanne Lalsab 18/12/2014 at 8:08 pm #

    I’d use the Sasko Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread, with cooked ham, sandwich spread, red onion, mozzarella cheese and lettuce 🙂

  47. Julie Kynaston 18/12/2014 at 8:20 pm #

    Sasko Cranberry Brown bread with avo, feta & rocket.

  48. Adam Ebrahim 18/12/2014 at 8:21 pm #

    Soy & Linseed White Bread with roast beef, tomato, spinach and cheese!

  49. Salochana 18/12/2014 at 8:26 pm #

    Cranberry Brown Bread, with a tuna, tomato, mayo and lettuce filling 🙂

  50. Rumbarani Naidoo 18/12/2014 at 9:13 pm #

    Cranberry Brown Bread with Ham, Mozzarella Cheese and Lettuce

  51. Depashni Marie 18/12/2014 at 10:04 pm #

    I would use the cranberry brown bread ,my filling will consist of shredded chicken breast,crisp bacon,a slice of cheese,lettuce and extra mayonnaise , delicious

  52. Ruweida Muhammad 18/12/2014 at 10:49 pm #

    Sasko Low GI Cranberry bread; filled with lettuce; tomatoes, goats cheese, shredded tuna and mayo. My picnic basket will also include toasted pita bread cut into triangles, a salsa dip and smoothies.

  53. Carryn 18/12/2014 at 11:01 pm #

    Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread would be my Sasko Plus+ choice. This soft and delicious bread would make an enviable sandwich with the addition of tomatoes, avo, cucumber, lettuce, onion marmalade and a grating of Parmesan cheese! Bon appetit!

  54. Daniela Cardoso 18/12/2014 at 11:12 pm #

    Cranberry Brown Bread – Spread mayonnaise on one slice and softened cream cheese on the other slice. Top with lettuce, cucumber slices, tomato slices, red onions and turkey slices

  55. Cathy Badenhorst 18/12/2014 at 11:19 pm #

    Cranberry Brown Bread with saucy BBQ topped with some crunchy coleslaw.

  56. leigh 19/12/2014 at 3:34 pm #

    Ancient grain loaf with avo, hickory smoked ham, red onion & beef tomatoes 😉

  57. Hilda 22/12/2014 at 9:59 am #

    I would use Ancient Grain Smooth Brown Bread and make beef pastrami sandwiches with mustard, avocado and a slice of cheese.

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