August 24, 2015

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Back to School + Garden Lites® = Delicious Vegetable Foods That Are Best in Class #sp #Back2School

Just in time for back-to-school, Garden Lites® the Delicious Vegetable Company, debuts a back-to-school menu that answers the question for health-students of all ages: What is true, delicious, healthy eating? Every food Garden Lites® creates, from muffins to veggie bites to the new Mac & Cheese, is proof positive that eating your vegetables can be both delicious and nutritious.

A pioneer in the wholesome food area, Garden Lites® has a mission to create DELICIOUS foods that are good for your body because every one of the foods is veggie-rich with vegetables as its first ingredient.  Why veggies?  Because the one message on health that has never changed is “eat your vegetables”.  

Garden Lites knows how to make veggies delicious. This fall, Garden Lites® offers muffins, veggie-bites and debuts the new Mac & Cheese just in time for the school year.

  • Garden Lites® Muffins: For years, people of all ages across the country have been turning to the innovative and allergen friendly line of Garden Lites® Muffins. Made of 1/3 vegetables, these 2-ounce scrumptious snacks are gluten-free, vegetarian, low in calories, high in fiber and Kosher Parve.  As the demand for healthier foods has risen, these muffins have become the go-to snack for a healthier, convenient frozen food for families everywhere.  

Along with tasting incredible and offering a full serving of vegetables, Garden Lites Muffins also are gluten free, dairy and nut free, making them allergy-friendly, too. Available in the frozen food section of your supermarket, the muffins are the perfectly portable snack for the lunch box, or a snack, and can be micro-waved for 35 seconds or packed frozen and left to thaw just in time for lunch.

Garden Lites® Muffins are available in 5 great, guilt-free flavors:
  • Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are a sweet twist on banana bread with chocolate chips in every bite
  • Chocolate Muffins satisfy your sweet tooth with their rich chocolate flavor and rich chocolate chips
  • Blueberry Oat Muffins are a moist, delicious treat bursting with juicy blueberries
  • Carrot Berry Muffins are our sweet take on carrot cake with three different berries inside
“These muffins are a true innovation as there is nothing else on the market that has vegetables as the first ingredient,” says Julie Gould, Assistant Brand Manager of Garden Lites®.  “Garden Lites® Muffins are both kid and parent approved and are sure to be enjoyed any time of day!”

Garden Lites® Muffins come in a box of 4 with an SRP of $3.99.  They can be found in the frozen section of stores nationwide, including: Target, Publix, Walmart, Meijer, Kroger, Whole Foods, Stop & Shop, Giant, Shop Rite, Costco, and more!
Lets not forget about some of the other great products that Garden Lites has to offer!  This is just some of what they offer, there are many other varieties.

  • Garden Lites® Nickelodeon Muffins offers kid-friendly snacking options with the help of two popular Nickelodeon characters: Garden Lites® Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Power Muffins and Garden Lites® SpongeBob SquarePants Chocolate Krabby Square Muffins. These fun muffins allow parents to leverage their child’s adoration of Nickelodeon characters while reinforcing healthier eating habits.  The muffins come in a pack of six and are 1oz each. Garden Lites® Teenage Mutant Ninja Power Muffins are created to mimic their famous tortoise shells and are individually packaged with a different character on each wrapping. The Garden Lites® Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Power Muffins are a delicious twist on your standard chocolate chip muffin with just a hint of caramel, and they are made with fresh zucchini and spinach! They also boast great attributes including gluten-free, dairy free, nut free, low calories, high fiber, rich in whole grains, and Kosher.

  • Garden Lites® Nickelodeon Muffins are available at select retailers. The muffins come in a box of six with an SRP of $3.49. Both can be found in the frozen section of stores nationwide, including: Target, Publix, ShopRite, Stop & Shop, Giant and Kings.

  • Garden Lites® Veggie Bites: For veggie lovers everywhere, Garden Lites® Veggie Bites is the portable, snackable delight that is perfect for any time of the day. Each bite has 6 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber, and 5 grams of whole grains per serving, so you'll enjoy this fresh flavor and stay full longer. Enjoy this savory, healthy snack with the filling fiber-rich Garden Lites® Broccoli & Brown Rice Bites, which have only 130 calories in a serving of four.

  • Garden Lites® Broccoli & Brown Rice Bites are available at select retailers. The Bites come in a box of 12 SRP at $3.99. They can be found in the frozen section of stores nationwide, including: Target, Publix, and ShopRite.

  • New to the market, Garden Lites® Mac & Cheese turns the old standby classic comfort food on its head, with a full serving of vegetables. Garden Lites® Mac & Cheese has only 240 calories per serving, is packed with 12 grams of protein, 25 percent of your daily calcium needs and only 10 grams of fat. Best of all, your family will thank you, since this creamy vegetable-rich Mac & Cheese will not only be your kids’ favorite meal but now also a great way to include healthy vegetables in 4 minutes, right in your microwave.

“Everyone loves Mac & Cheese,” says Julie Gould, Assistant Brand Manager of Garden Lites®. “Now, with Garden Lites® Mac & Cheese, you don’t have to feel guilty when you enjoy this veggie-rich comfort food.”

Garden Lites® are in the frozen section of food stores nationwide. The suggested retail price of Garden Lites Mac & Cheese is $3.49. 

About Garden Lites®:
Garden Lites® is a Classic Cooking, LLC brand based out of Queens, NY that produces delicious vegetable soufflĂ©s, dishes, and muffins. Since 2008, Garden Lites® has raised the bar in healthy foods by delivering full flavor without sacrifice. For more information on the brand and products, please visit www.GardenLites.com or call (718) 439-0200.

For more information, and a full list of retailers, on Garden Lites® products, visit http://www.garden-lites.com/ and be sure to “Like” on Facebook and Follow on Twitter!


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