Back To School is Super-HealthyWith Garden Lites Muffins, Bites And Mac & Cheese
Veggie-Rich & Gluten-Free Foods Now More Convenient than Ever!
Back to School is the perfect time to keep the kids on track by offering wholesome – yet always delicious - choices in their lunch box. Garden Lites has delicious veggie-rich muffins, bites, and Mac & Cheese to meet your kids’ nutritional needs. Every school day is another opportunity for parents to pack some veggie-rich, nutritional and convenient foods in their kids’ backpack or for after school snacks from Garden Lites, the delicious vegetable company. All products are in the frozen section of the supermarket.
Perfectly packaged for your child’s lunchbox are Garden Lites muffins, delicious, filling treats where the first and main ingredients are always vegetables. With just the right amount of sweetness and flavor, these muffins are great for breakfast, lunch, dessert or an anytime snack. All varieties are Non-GMO, gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy free, Kosher Parve, low in calories and a great source of fiber with 3g of fiber, and 5g of whole grains. These two ounce muffins are individually wrapped making them great for portability. They can be heated up in the microwave in only 35 seconds or can also be enjoyed at room temperature which is especially great for on-the-go snacking. Best of all, busy parents can pack the muffins in their children’s lunchbox in the morning, and by lunchtime, they will be perfectly room temperature and ready to be enjoyed! Flavors include chocolate, banana chocolate chip and blueberry oat. Garden Lites muffins come in a box of four with an SRP of $3.99.
For a savory school snack or meal, Garden Lites Broccoli & Brown Rice Bites are perfectly portable! The kids are busy in class, and everyone is on-the-go, which makes these bites a great snack to bring to school. With 6 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber, and 5 grams of whole grains per serving, you'll enjoy this fresh flavor and stay full longer. Eating veggies has never been easier or more delicious. Enjoy this savory, healthy snack on-the-go, with the filling fiber-rich Garden Lites Broccoli & Brown Rice Bites, which have only 130 calories in a serving of four. Garden Lites Bites come in a box of four servings per package, with an SRP OF $3.99.
Garden Lites Muffins also has 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 new products allow parents to leverage their child’s adoration of Nickelodeon characters while reinforcing healthier eating habits. These fun muffins come in a pack of six and are 1 oz each. Garden Lites Teenage Mutant Ninja Power Muffins are made to mimic their famous tortoise shells and are individually packaged with a different character on each wrapping. Your child will be so thrilled to share their snack time with Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael. Garden Lites Muffins are the perfect snack for finicky eaters because they taste surprisingly delicious yet have vegetables as the first ingredient. They also boast great attributes including gluten-free, dairy free, nut free, low calories, high fiber, rich in whole grains, and Kosher.
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! You’ll find Garden Lites Muffins in the freezer section of your favorite grocer. They thaw quickly, in under two hours at room temperature, for easy enjoyment on-the-go or in a lunchbox; or defrost them in the microwave for 20 seconds per muffin and you’ll have a warm healthy treat for your little one on these cold wintry days. They will be full with “Turtle Power” in no time!
If your child is a SpongeBob fan, then the Garden Lites SpongeBob SquarePants Chocolate Krabby Square Muffins are an ideal choice! You won’t believe these rich, chocolate muffins are made with fresh zucchini and carrots! Square-shaped, just like SpongeBob himself, these muffins come six to a package and are sure to satisfy after school cravings while leaving kids feeling anything but crabby. The muffins come in a box of six with an SRP of $3.49.
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 or after school snack, but also a great way to include healthy vegetables in 4 minutes, right in your microwave. The suggested retail price of Garden Lites Mac & Cheese is $3.49.
“We know parents are concerned about proper nutrition and Garden Lites Muffins make sensible snacking easy. Kids love the taste and the character appeal, while parents love the fact that they make it an easy way for kids to get their vegetables,” says Julie Gould, Assistant Brand Manager of Garden Lites. “The fact that Garden Lites Muffins are also free of many allergens and made with ingredients you recognize has moms feeling like they’ve won the lottery!”
New 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, and ShopRite. For more information on Garden Lites products, visit www.GardenLites.com and be sure to “Like” on Facebook and Follow on Twitter!
For more information on Garden Lites products, and a full list of retailers, visit http://www.gardenlites.com/ and be sure to “Like” on Facebook and Follow on Twitter!