Revolutionize The Way You Eat Your Vegetables With Garden Lites

When I was younger, my parents would let me get away with not eating vegetables at all. And I guess that is why I didn’t develop my love for them. Now that I’ve grown up and have 2 kids of my own, even though I know I have to eat healthy (not just for myself but for my family as well), I just couldn’t bring myself to eat vegetables because I don’t like their taste (seriously, I think I sound like a kid). While I eat a few vegetables like spinach, cabbage, string beans, carrots, and squash, I find myself avoiding them whenever I can.

And because of that, I made it my top priority to get my kids to eat healthy. I always make sure that they eat enough fruits and vegetables every single day. In fact, I think I did really good because they would eat any vegetables (my daughter LOVES onions) and want fruits for dessert.

Of course, being a mom has its ups and downs. There are good days when everything seems to seamlessly work out fine; and then, there are bad days when nothing you do seems to be right at all. Although my kids have both been really good eaters since they were babies, of course, there have been days when they just don’t like their vegetables at all. So imagine my excitement when I found out about Garden Lites Muffins; they are vegetable-rich muffins. Because that means I can still get them to eat vegetables without them knowing.

Wait? Did I say vegetable-rich muffins? Would that taste good at all? Read on to find out.

About Garden Lites

Garden Lites is on a mission to create DELICIOUS foods that are truly healthy because every one of their products 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”. You can read more about them here.

Garden Lite products are veggie-rich, with vegetables being the first and primary ingredient in all products. Their products are gluten, dairy-free, and nut free; and they are made of simple and clean ingredients.

About The Veggie-rich Muffins

Garden Lites products can be found in the freezer section of Giant

Garden Lites products can be found in the freezer section of Giant

woman buying Garden Lites products that can be found in the freezer section of Giant

We were able to try out the Chocolate Muffins and the Blueberry Oat Muffins. I found my Garden Lites Muffins in the breakfast frozen food section at Giant! You can find yours in the freezer section of your nearest Publix, Stop & Shop, Giant, Shop-Rite, HEB, Kroger or Costco. Find a store near you by clicking on this link.

These veggie-riched muffins are both made with fresh zucchini and carrots. Each muffin has 120 calories, 3 grams of fiber, and 5 grams of whole grain.

Garden Lites vegetable-rich Chocolate and Blueberry oat muffin

To enjoy these healthy muffins and get that freshly-baked taste, you can either microwave it while frozen for 35 seconds; or defrost it for 4 hours at room temperature then microwave it for 10 seconds.

How Does A Healthy Muffin Taste?

Both Garden Lites Chocolate and Blueberry Oat Muffins are delicious! They didn’t taste like they have any vegetables at all. You can definitely sneak these healthy muffins in to a diet of someone who doesn’t like their vegetables (like myself) and they won’t even notice at all. Not to mention that they’re so moist and smell really good, especially after being heated up!

Even though my daughter loves her vegetables and fruits, I struggle to get her to eat carbs. I know I can’t complain; but during breakfast and snack time, she’d only eat her fruits and won’t touch her bread. Sometimes she’d take a bite and that’s it. That has always been my problem with her. But when she tried these vegetable-rich muffins, she can’t stop eating them (especially the chocolate muffin). Can you imagine how delighted I must have been?

How Garden Lites Muffins Have Changed The Way We Eat Vegetables

mommy and daughter leaving the house with Garden Lites Blueberry Oat Muffin

There are mornings when we’re running late and I have to skip eating breakfast. I love how these veggie-rich muffins make it easily attainable for me to have a healthy breakfast even while on the go. I can simply grab a pack of my Garden Lites Muffins and eat it in the car on our way to drop the kids at school and to work.

toddler eating Garden Lites Blueberry Oat Muffin

toddler eating Garden Lites Blueberry Oat Muffin

I always make sure to pack snacks for my kids whenever we take them on a short trip; be it a trip to a nearby park or playground or when we visit my in-laws. And these grab and go muffins are the best alternative to the usual snacks that I always pack for them, which are crackers and cookies. What’s great about these is that they think they’re just simply munching on these delicious muffins. What they don’t know is it’s packed with vitamins and minerals from the assorted vegetables these muffins were made with. It’s a great supplement to their diet especially on those days when they don’t want to eat their vegetables during meal time.

mommy snacking on Garden Lites Chocolate Muffin

I get hungry a lot; in fact, my husband would always tell me that my stomach is a bottomless pit. So I need to eat snack several times during the day, especially when I’m at work. We do have a vending machine in our office but it lacks food that would satiate my hunger for a few hours. And Garden Lites muffins are the perfect solution to that. I love how I can easily just put a pack of Garden Lites Muffins in my purse before I leave in the morning, heat it in the microwave, and eat it during the day whenever I get hungry. This is perfect because it helps me get my daily dose of vegetables without really noticing it at all.

The Verdict

Garden Lites Muffins have definitely changed the way we eat vegetables, especially for me. I would highly recommend it to those who have kids who are very picky with what they eat (just like I am). They really help ensure that kids (and adults like myself) get their recommended serving of vegetables in a day.

These healthy muffins definitely exceeded our expectations!!! And I will definitely be stocking up on these!

Do you want to give these healthy muffins a try? Don’t forget to check out the store locator here to find a store near you and grab your coupon below before you head out.

Don’t forget to grab your $1 off coupon so you can stock up on this healthy treat!

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Looking for a way to sneak in vegetables to your kid or toddler? Check out these delicious blueberry muffins and chocolate dessert that you can serve as healthy snacks or healthy breakfast. Click on the image to learn more.

What did you think of this post? Do you have someone in your family who doesn’t like vegetables? Have you tried Garden Lites muffins? How did you or your family like it? Let me know in the comments. You know I always love to hear from you.

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74 Comments

  1. January 31, 2017 / 7:17 AM

    I’m the perfect candidate for these BC my kids have a hard time w veggies. I’m gonna look for these at stop & shop!

  2. Dana
    January 31, 2017 / 7:28 AM

    I wish I was like your daughter and could pass up the carbs!! I’ll be checking these out because I am always looking for a good way to get my veggies in.

  3. Cecilia C. Cannon
    January 31, 2017 / 7:40 AM

    I 100% need to get this for my kids! I know they would eat it and I would be so happy to see them eat these.

  4. January 31, 2017 / 7:52 AM

    This is the second post I’ve seen about these in as many days, so they must be good!

  5. Mandy Young Carter
    January 31, 2017 / 8:28 AM

    Sounds like I need to get my kids to try these. I have seen them but never took the chance on them. Thanks for sharing.

  6. redheadbabymama
    January 31, 2017 / 8:47 AM

    We have Kroger and Publix where we live, so I’ll be peeking out for these veggie treats. More veggies more often keep me full, too.

  7. Leah Lowe
    January 31, 2017 / 9:51 AM

    I just had a co worker tell me about these last week! I definitely need to give them a try as I’m a sugarholic and need to find healthier substitutions! great read!

    x – Leah
    http://www.ellemaebloom.com

  8. January 31, 2017 / 10:09 AM

    I tried these recently and I really like them.

  9. Megan Horton
    January 31, 2017 / 11:06 AM

    I’ve seen these on the shelf and have always wondered how they are. I need to give them a try! Thanks!

  10. CoCo
    January 31, 2017 / 11:44 AM

    Good to know, I love the taste of muffins but hate how many carbs and sugars are in them so I will have to check this out!

  11. January 31, 2017 / 12:24 PM

    Oh those look delicious! I’m with you. I hated veggies growing up, but as a mom I know how good they are. My middle son will only eat salads and the other will only eat carrots. I will have to pick these up for my kiddos and I!

  12. Dani Mikaela McGowan
    January 31, 2017 / 12:40 PM

    How cool are these!! I want to try these even as someone who loves their veggies in regular form LOL! Your children are seriously adorable btw.

  13. January 31, 2017 / 12:53 PM

    I love veggies, so I would definitely give these a try. They do look delicious and would probably make a great anytime healthy snack.

  14. Sheila Coppi
    January 31, 2017 / 12:54 PM

    These look yummy!! Thankfully my son loves veggies, but I still try to put them in as many things as possible. These look like an easy and yummy snack!

  15. Kari Chalene
    January 31, 2017 / 1:09 PM

    Great idea! I cook vegetables and fruits into everything and it’s such a great way to get kids to eat more of them! Love this.

  16. Patricia
    January 31, 2017 / 1:09 PM

    These look really good! I think they’d be great for my children, especially my 2 yo who eats nothing!!

  17. Twin Pickle
    January 31, 2017 / 1:30 PM

    Yes please!! I particularly like the look of the dark ones. They look so naughty, yet full of veg… perfect!!

  18. January 31, 2017 / 2:43 PM

    I have never heard of Garden Lites! I really need to try these because I need the little man to eat more veggies! I wasn’t given much veg as a child either, I have just now started liking it.

  19. January 31, 2017 / 3:26 PM

    My son used to love their veggie souffles when he was younger. I need to check out these muffins! 🙂

  20. January 31, 2017 / 4:05 PM

    I’ve made similar muffins from scratch at home, but these look like a great option to keep on hand for busy mornings. We LOVE muffins!

  21. Babies to Bookworms
    January 31, 2017 / 5:30 PM

    These look so good. Who doesn’t want to get their veggies hidden in chocolate!!??

  22. TheNewClassy
    January 31, 2017 / 6:26 PM

    This is truly the best way to get your veggies. I mean, who could say no to a delicious muffin with chocolate?

  23. January 31, 2017 / 7:00 PM

    I’m a vegetarian so I’m always looking for substitutes that are healthy and overall delicious. I have got to try this stuff!

  24. Meaghan Gonzalez
    January 31, 2017 / 7:37 PM

    Yummy!! Who could say no to a chocolate muffin : ) Sounds like a dream come true!

    Meaghan xx

  25. January 31, 2017 / 7:49 PM

    I usually bake my own muffins, but in a pinch these would be great. Anything to get my stepdaughter to eat her veggies LOL!

  26. January 31, 2017 / 8:08 PM

    Well, these sound awesome! I would definitely be a grab and go person with these. I am always looking for something that will keep me out of the McDonald’s line.

  27. Jeanine @ sixtimemommy.com
    January 31, 2017 / 8:11 PM

    These sound really great! I could really use products like these in my life. Especially now trying to lose the baby weight!

  28. Anne Markey
    January 31, 2017 / 10:02 PM

    It looks like your kids enjoyed these as well. Its so great to find products that taste good and that are also good for you.

  29. Alina Orozco
    January 31, 2017 / 10:25 PM

    These look absolutely delicious! Can’t wait to try!

  30. Alex Hearthomeandhope
    January 31, 2017 / 10:45 PM

    A healthy way to eat chocolate? OH YES PLEASE!

  31. Meredith
    January 31, 2017 / 11:13 PM

    These sound SO yummy!! I need them to get my own veggies in, let alone my kid! HAHA!

  32. Debra Hawkins
    January 31, 2017 / 11:23 PM

    I have one very picky child and he wouldn’t put a vegetable in his mouth if I paid him. This would be a great for him! Thanks!

  33. February 1, 2017 / 12:22 AM

    I definitely need to give these a try! The chocolate ones look so yummy.

  34. Jenna Howe
    February 1, 2017 / 5:57 AM

    These sound delicious and like the perfect snack. Thanks for sharing about these!

  35. February 1, 2017 / 6:41 AM

    The struggle is real! These look fabulous. Definitely checking them out & thanks for coupon!

    the How-to Guru

  36. Sarah Blackston
    February 1, 2017 / 8:57 AM

    A kid that doesn’t gobble down carbs?! I didn’t think one existed! Haha! Seriously, though, those muffins look delicious! And they’d be the perfect way to sneak some extra veggies into our pickiest eater’s diet!

  37. February 1, 2017 / 10:10 AM

    I like to “hide” my veggies from myself in smoothies but muffins seems like an even better way to go!

  38. February 1, 2017 / 10:14 AM

    I need to find these and try them out!! Veggies are something I struggle to get into my diet more of.

  39. February 1, 2017 / 10:47 AM

    What an awesome idea. I have made zucchini chocolate bread before and it was wonderful! Anyway to sneak more veggies in is a good thing!

  40. February 1, 2017 / 11:34 AM

    This is so clever – I wouldn’t have thought they were veggie! What a genius idea! And they look SO delicious too! x

  41. February 1, 2017 / 12:19 PM

    I’ve never heard of these before, but I will definitely have to look for them at the grocery store. I love finding new and healthy snack options. Thanks for sharing!

  42. Brandi Puga
    February 1, 2017 / 2:19 PM

    I love this! I love to make homemade muffins but sometimes I just don’t have the time! These will ensure a great snack or breakfast on the run!

    • February 9, 2017 / 8:58 AM

      That is so true! I love baking too but sometimes I just don’t feel like it. Lol!

  43. Rachel Loza
    February 1, 2017 / 2:43 PM

    We absolutely LOVE these muffins! My one year old, no joke, eats THREE of these a day! and I feel zero guilt about it! 😛

  44. Courteney Noonan
    February 1, 2017 / 2:57 PM

    I’d love to try oat muffins! I haven’t seen them in shops before so maybe they don’t sell them in London. I might try and make my own then 🙂

    • February 9, 2017 / 8:59 AM

      I am not sure if they do. Check out the store locator in the link and see if they do. I hope they do; they’re really good and I’m sure you’ll like them.

  45. Shelby
    February 1, 2017 / 4:23 PM

    These look amazing! Although my mom eats more vegetables than anyone I know, I too hardly ate them growing up, so I’m always looking for good ways to meet that quota.

  46. Heather Garcia
    February 1, 2017 / 7:25 PM

    I am so awful when it comes to eating veggies. This would be a great way to get more in and they look really good!

  47. February 1, 2017 / 7:54 PM

    These seem a great way for a healthy on-the-go snack! I admit I’m always sneaking in veggies into foods. Don’t tell my husband! lol!

  48. Shannon Marie
    February 2, 2017 / 12:04 AM

    I need to get some of these for my girls!

  49. Becca Wilson
    February 2, 2017 / 9:53 AM

    These would be perfect for my kids. They are not huge veggie fans and I think that this would be the perfect way to sneak them in.

  50. My Thrifty Mom
    February 2, 2017 / 11:03 AM

    I love Garden Lites product. It’s healthy snacks for the kids.

  51. Jazzmine Woodard
    February 2, 2017 / 12:13 PM

    These look yummy! Thanks for sharing!

  52. CourtneyLynne Storms
    February 2, 2017 / 8:07 PM

    Ooooo how yummy!!! Honestly I have never heard of these but after reading your post, it looks like I need to give them a try

  53. Becca Day
    February 4, 2017 / 2:28 AM

    What a fantastic idea! And they don’t taste like vegetables?

  54. February 4, 2017 / 11:02 AM

    My parents never let us get away with not eating our vegetables but it is a struggle with my own children. These are great ways to make veggies more appealing to them.

  55. Ashley Johns
    February 14, 2017 / 2:10 PM

    Oh this is awesome! I checked them out and a few are dairy free!

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