Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Freschetta Simply Inspired, a review and GIVEAWAY!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FRESCHETTA® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.
Freschetta has a new line of frozen pizzas, and I was given the opportunity to try the new line.  This coincided perfectly with a crazy night in the Feisty home, so BAJ went to the store and picked up one of Freschetta's Simply Inspired pizzas.  He chose Chicken Bianco, because they only other variety available at our store had pepperoni, of which I am not a fan.  (I assume this lack of variety was because it's a newer product.  FRESCHETTA® Simply…Inspired™'s website lists 8 kinds of pizza, many of which sound awesome to me!)

I have to say, I was dubious that this thin crust pizza would be enough for us.  The packaging states that a serving is 1/3 of the pizza, but we cut ours in typical 8 slice fashion, an with a side salad, 2 slices was enough for me.
We thought this was fantastic.  It's really tasty, and though we're not typically white pizza fans, I really enjoyed the sauce on top.  This variety was particularly great because you've got all your food groups on one pie--protein in the chicken, carbs, dairy, and veggies (olives, roasted red peppers, spinach).  It's also reasonable in the calorie department, coming in at 360 calories for 1/3 of the pie.  As New Jersey residents, we have a certain understanding of what pizza crust is all about, and thin crust typically doesn't meet it.  This was good anyway, because it wasn't cracker like, as so many thin crust pizzas tend to be.
As someone who tries to be mindful of reducing her family's impact on the planet, it can be hard to buy convenience foods.  But, Freschetta has a new packaging for this product, which their website claims saves paperboard, trees, and fuel because it uses 30% less packaging.  But you don't lose any of the quality, either.  The pizza tasted delicious and fresh.
If you'd like to learn more about Freschetta's Simply Inspired line, you can:
- Visit freschettasimplyinspired.com to learn more about our eight great-tasting varieties, and find which flavor is simply… you!
- Check out @FreschettaSI on Twitter and “Like” www.facebook.com/FreschettaSim… on Facebook
*** On their Facebook page, they are offering weekly giveaways of awesome prizes through the rest of 2011. Also, starting soon, they will be offering the opportunity to download a $2 off coupon for FRESCHETTA® Simply Inspired on the Facebook page!

Freschetta has also given me the opportunity to offer a giveaway!  One lucky winner will get to a coupon for a free Freschetta Simply Inspired pizza AND a bamboo cheese board (they call it a cutting board, but it comes with cheese serving utensils and isn't sturdy enough to use as a regular cutting board.  It's a great piece nonetheless!)

If you'd like to win this prize, your mandatory entry (which must be completed before any o the other steps) is to comment with your favorite pizza toppings(s).
After you've done that, you can win extra entries by doing any/all of the following, and leaving a separate comment on this post for each entry.  Remember, each comment is an entry, so make sure you leave a comment for each thing you do!
Entries will be accepted until May 11 at 8pm EST, and the winner will be posted by May 12 at 8pm EST.

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KateMcGrath said...

There are few pizza toppings that I do not like, but my favorite are just cheese, basil, and garlic.

Lauren said...

Mozzarella, tomato, and basil. Mmmm!

Lauren said...

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Tiffany said...

I love veggies on my pizza. Mushrooms, green peppers, olives, onions are it for me.

Ashley said...

I love extra cheese and ham on mine.

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Ashley said...

I'm a gfc follower.

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Lishie said...

Fresh Mozzarella!

Lishie said...

I follow you on FB :)

Lishie said...

I follow you on Google reader!

Andrea said...

Bacon and pineapple!

nadia said...

Ham and olive!

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