LA JOLLA, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the addition of a single-serve Kashi® Spicy Black Bean Enchilada entree and Kashi® Basil Pesto Pizza to its family of all natural frozen foods. Both featuring Kashi's Seven Whole Grains & Sesame™ blend, these new foods bring enticing flavors to grocers' freezers as great-tasting meal options that also offer positive nutrition.
"We understand that people have busy lifestyles and don't always have the time to prepare meals from scratch, so we are excited to provide these frozen options that not only taste great, but also offer wholesome, natural ingredients," said Keegan Sheridan, natural food and lifestyle expert at Kashi. "Our new entree and pizza both incorporate enticing, all natural flavors that make for a convenient, yet healthful meal everyone can enjoy."
The new Kashi Spicy Black Bean Enchilada entree features red skin potatoes, roasted red peppers, corn and spinach all wrapped in a Seven Whole Grain and corn tortilla, topped with a vibrant tomatillo, cilantro and jalapeno salsa, and a side of Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Pilaf. In addition to offering a tantalizing combination of Mexican flavors, this single-serve vegetarian meal offers 9 grams of protein (9% DV) and 8 grams of fiber.*
A welcomed addition to its family of six all natural frozen pizzas, the Kashi Basil Pesto Pizza layers a savory basil pesto sauce with sweet roma tomatoes, caramelized onions, mozzarella and feta cheese on a wood-fired thin and crispy crust made with Kashi's signature Seven Whole Grains and Sesame. This three-serving pizza, which offers 11 grams of whole grains, 14 grams of protein (17% DV) and 4 grams of fiber**, presents classic, rich Italian flavors that can be enjoyed while entertaining or as a quick and convenient meal.
The Kashi Spicy Black Bean Enchilada entree and Kashi Basil Pesto Pizza are now available at grocers and natural food retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $4.09 and $5.99, respectively. For more information, or to purchase these new frozen products online, visit www.kashi.com.
* Kashi Spicy Black Bean Enchilada entree contains 7 grams of fat and 600mg of sodium per serving
** Kashi Basil Pesto Pizza contains 9 grams of fat and 590mg of sodium per serving
About Kashi Company
Founded in 1984, Kashi dreams of a world where everyone embraces natural health. As a natural lifestyle pioneer, Kashi is passionate about and committed to improving the health of people and our planet. By providing great tasting, healthy and innovative foods, Kashi enables people to achieve optimal health and wellness, while also leading them on a path toward embracing a natural lifestyle. Kashi encourages people to live their best lives through its interactive online community at Kashi.com and Day of Change cross-country tour supporting natural living. It also educates people through Wellness Hub, educational events that inspire the local Kashi community to embrace natural healthy lifestyle. To learn more about 25 years of Kashi's mission, sustainable efforts, values and roots, get inspired by the Yearbook on Kashi.com.
Kashi's products are natural, minimally processed and free of highly refined sugars, artificial additives and preservatives. Kashi® brands and foods include: GOLEAN® cereals and bars; Kashi® Heart to Heart® cereal, instant oatmeal and whole grain crackers; Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Puffs, Honey Puffs, Nuggets and Flakes cereals; Kashi® Good Friends® cereals; Kashi® Autumn Wheat®, Cinnamon Harvest®, Island Vanilla® and Strawberry Fields® (organic) cereals; Kashi® Honey Sunshine®, Berry Blossoms™ and Golden Goodness™ cereals; Kashi U™ cereal; Cocoa Beach™, Mountain Medley® and Summer Berry™ granola; Kashi® TLC® chewy and crunchy granola bars, fruit & grain bars, soft-baked cereal bars; Kashi® TLC® snack crackers and Kashi® TLC® cookies; Kashi® all natural frozen entrées; Kashi® all natural frozen pizzas; and Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Pilaf.