Amy’s Launches Five More ‘Light & Lean’ Meals to New, Popular Line
More Varieties Offer Light and Delicious Meal Options for Everyone!
Santa Rosa, California - Amy's, the nation's top-selling brand of natural and organic convenience foods, has added five new meals to its Light & Lean line, now offering nine delicious options. Each Amy’s Light & Lean meal contains less than 300 calories, and 5 grams of fat. These convenient, flavorful, low in fat and calorie meals are perfectly portioned and made with the same natural and organic ingredients as Amy’s regular entrees.
Amy’s created the Light & Lean line in response to consumer requests for meals that would fit their diet plans. As with all Amy’s products, Light & Lean Meals are organic, vegetarian, and are made without the use of trans fats or GMOs.
NEW Amy’s Light & Lean Bean & Cheese Burrito (SRP $2.69/6oz)
An organic whole wheat tortilla stuffed with organic pinto beans, brown rice and shredded cheeses. With the perfect amount of our authentic chili sauce, this bean and cheese burrito contains only 280 calories, 5 grams fat, 590 mg sodium and a generous 8 grams of fiber.
NEW Amy’s Light & Lean Roasted Polenta (SRP $4.89/8oz)
Sweet yellow cornmeal polenta is topped by an organic summer stew of squash, sun-ripened tomatoes and mushrooms. With a side of slow-cooked chard, this rustic dish contains only 140 calories, 4 grams fat, 540 mg sodium and 4 grams fiber. Gluten free.
NEW Amy’s Light & Lean Spaghetti Italiano (SRP $4.89/8oz)
Organic semolina spaghetti, meatless meatballs made of lentils, quinoa and tofu, topped with a sauce of simmered organic vegetables, roasted garlic and seasonings, is combined with fresh broccoli florets. Only 240 calories, 5 grams fat, 590 mg sodium and 5 grams fiber. Dairy free.
NEW Amy’s Light & Lean 3 Cheese Penne Marinara (SRP $4.89/8oz)
This is a comfortingly delicious bowl of pasta. Penne is cooked with organic marinara, extra virgin olive oil and a trio of creamy Mozzarella, earthy Fontina and savory Parmesan. Only 270 calories, 5 grams fat, 590 mg sodium and 4 grams
NEW Amy’s Light & Lean Sweet & Sour Asian Noodle
(SRP $4.89/8oz) Organic rice noodles with organic tofu and diced vegetables. Tamari soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic are slowly simmered to form a flavorful sauce. A nutritious, gluten free meal of only 250 calories 3 grams fat, 610 mg sodium and 4 grams fiber. Gluten free and Vegan.
These new Light & Lean meals join four others that have been available since early 2011: Pasta & Veggies Bowl, Spinach Lasagna, Taco Fiesta Bowl, and Bean & Cheese Enchilada (SRP $4.89/8-8.5oz).
Amy’s is the nation's leading source of natural and organic convenience food. The market for organic foods is among the fastest-growing grocery categories, with sales expanding at more than 10 percent annually. Now celebrating its 23rd year, Amy's is a family-owned and operated business based in Sonoma County, California. Its products are available nationally in natural foods stores, most supermarkets and select warehouse club stores, as well as internationally.
Amy’s currently has production facilities in California, Oregon, and Corby, England; as well as its newest, in South Carolina, opening early 2012.
Amy's uses certified organic ingredients, including vegetables, grains and fruits grown without pesticides. Fats are used sparingly and selectively; all dairy ingredients are made with pasteurized rBST hormone-free milk and do not contain animal enzymes or animal rennet. No dishes contain meat, fish, shellfish, poultry, eggs or peanuts.
Amy's products are non-GMO and do not contain hydrogenated fats or oils.