Garden Lites Celebrates May Celiac Disease Awareness Month

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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and Garden Lites is proud to honor all of their customers who choose gluten-free—whether they be sufferers of this misunderstood disease or people who choose Gluten-Free for other health reasons. Celiac Disease itself impacts over 3 million Americans, but since the first Celiac Awareness Month in 1987 the number of gluten-free individuals in the US has skyrocketed to 44 million, meaning more and more people every year are desperately in need of tasty gluten-free options. Garden Lites aims to satisfy these customers’ needs with an entire range of delicious gluten-free foods for anyone making gluten-free choices, whether they have celiac or just prefer gluten-free!

Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company, announces the debut of  their Chocolate Muffins at Costco, and Garden Lites Blueberry Oat and Chocolate Muffins at Kroger and Meijer stores across Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Made with fresh zucchini and carrots, both the Garden Lites Chocolate and Blueberry Oat Muffins are delicious and filling treats whose first and main ingredients are vegetables! With just the right amount of sweetness and flavor, Garden Lites Muffins are perfect for breakfast, lunch or as an anytime snack. 

All of the Garden Lites varieties are gluten-free, vegetarian, low in calories, a good source of fiber, and Kosher Parve.  Each box contains 14 individually wrapped 2-ounce muffins offering convenient portability on-the-go; they’re also very quick prep—Garden Lites Muffins heat up in the microwave in only 35 seconds.  They can even be enjoyed with no prep at all at room temperature for an unbeatably quick snack. Now available at Kroger and Meijer in the Midwest, Blueberry Oat Muffins contain 3g of fiber, and 5g of whole grains. 

Also available now at Costco in the Midwest, Garden Lites Chocolate Muffins are delicious, filling treats in which the first and main ingredient is a vegetable! With just the right amount of sweetness and rich, natural flavors, these muffins and are great for breakfast, dessert or as an anytime snack.

 “The need for healthy and quick-prep frozen food options has never been higher, especially with discriminating consumers looking for the healthiest labels and fastest options that they can fit into their hectic schedules” said Andy Reichgut, Senior Vice President of Garden Lites “We’ve created DELICIOUS foods that are also great for your body– every one of our products is veggie-based and features vegetables as the first ingredient. Why the focus on veggies?  Because the one message on health that has never changed is ‘eat your vegetables’ – and we know how to make veggies delightful.”

 “These treats are a true innovation! There are no other muffins on the market as delicious, and certainly none that feature vegetables as the first ingredient,” says Julie Gould, Brand Manager of Garden Lites.  “We’re bringing the Garden Lites Blueberry Oat & Chocolate Muffins to Costco, as well as other major retailers in the Midwest, so our friends there can finally get a taste of what makes our product so special.”

 Garden Lites Muffins come in a box of 14 individually wrapped muffins at an SRP of xxx.  They can be found in the frozen section of Costco, Kroger, & Meijer stores in the Midwest. For more information about Garden Lites products, as well as a full list of retailers, visit www.gardenlites.com and be sure to like their Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

About Garden Lites:

Garden Lites is a Classic Cooking, LLC brand based in Jamaica, Queens, NY that produces delicious vegetable snack foods. Since 2008, Garden Lites has raised the bar in healthy foods by delivering full flavor that’s also veggie rich. For more information on the brand and products, please visit www.GardenLites.com or call (718) 439-0200.



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