"Peas of Mind is a healthy frozen snack company geared towards picky eaters, enticing younger children to eat their daily servings of veggies under the guise of classic 'kid food' items."
"New Developments in Foods for Babies and Toddlers: "Its Peas of Mind's new Veggie Tots, launched in May, look like traditional frozen potato tots but are more than 50 percent non-potato veggies, such as carrots, cauliflower and broccoli, so they're nutritious."
"Healthy kids' meals are the focus at San Francisco-based Peas of Mind, whose mantra, 'All Natural Eats for Growing Kids,' is applied to products like an 'Uncured Pepperoni Peas of Pie' made with veggie dough and yielding 1.5 servings of vegetables in every pizza, plus milkshake smoothie kits with a full serving of fruits and vegetables in every shake and nearly 10 grams of protein."
"Don't give in to that late-night driver-thru window!...Keep a bag or two of these veggie fries in your freezer and you'll be minutes away from a healthy French fry fix."
"These are freezer-aisle French fries made from fruit and veggies! Baked not fried, they couldn't be more up our alley if they tried."
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"Ultimately our customers are kids - so they always come first. We want to give them the healthiest foods possible and make our products as accessible as we can to parents everywhere."
"Sometimes a business opportunity can develop out of a simple gesture – or so was the case with Jill Litwin, founder of Peas of Mind. Surrounded by a group of working mothers who could not find quick and easy nutritional foods that their kids actually enjoyed eating, Jill knew she could help."
"Peas of Mind is a very cool brand that makes healthy, veggie-focused frozen food for kids. As a true vegetable lover, I was beyond curious about their [products]."
"We know it's hard to say no to a side of crunch French fries... Don't despair though because we've found a delicious way for you to enjoy crispy, crunchy fries without derailing your diet. Peas of Mind Cauliflower Veggie Wedgies!"
"In addition to being vegan, Peas of Mind Veggie Wedgies are gluten free, soy free and fat free and very low in sodium. They’re baked to perfection with a handful of ingredients all of which you will recognize. At 70 calories, zero fat, zero cholesterol, they also contain a bunch of vitamins and nutrients all in all kicking your traditional french fry back to Y2K."
"...with their healthy take on unhealthy food favorites, they (veggie wedgies) are a fun way to get kids excited about eating their vegetables, and give healthy conscious parents the piece of mind they crave."
"My daughter usually doesn't like cauliflower but she had no problem scarfing these [Cauliflower] Veggie Fries down."
"I discovered one of Bethenny Frankel's favorite products for her daughter Bryn, on her Pinterest page. Bethenny is no stranger to the healthy eating scene, as it's where her fame stems from, and she loves giving her little girl Peas of Mind meals."
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"You're never too old to sneak more veggie into your diet, especially broccoli, packed with cancer-fighting glucosinolates..."
"Veggie Wedgies... a dinner table favorite... think the crispy top of twice-baked potatoes without the buttery, cheesy overlay"
"I'm in love with Peas of Mind Veggie Wedgies! French fries meet healthy vegetables for a snack that mom, dad and kid will love!"
"Grocery stores, Restaurants and parents can all benefit from meeting our featured Healthy Kids Snack innovator, Jill Litwin."
Peas of Pie cheese pizza: "If you didn't know to look for them, you'd never see the veg-flecks [in the crust], and the crust is tender and well-flavored, the sauce tangy but not spicy. I'll buy it again!"
"That's Genius!: You won't feel guilty serving this pizza- Pureed broccoli and carrots are kneaded into the dough of Peas of Pie frozen pizzas..."
"Pizza, Please... Peas of Mind Pizzas taste just like the real deal but have broccoli and carrots baked right into the crust"
"Veggie Wedgies...crisp up nicely to a texture that is very much like that of french fries - that's where kids are won over!"
"If you are a parent of a picky little eater, a kid who won't allow vegetables to pass their lips, I have three words for you: Peas of Mind"
"Nowadays there are frozen meals made just for kids. One cool new company is called Peas of Mind, and it specializes in making foods like pizza and French fries delicious and nutritious."
"Yes, Epicurious is packed with quick and easy recipes, but sometimes you need an even faster option. Takeout is one solution; another lives in your freezer. We're not afraid of frozen pizza... A new favorite recently hit the market: Peas of Mind's all-natural frozen pizzas."
"Peas Of Mind is a company that makes products that kids like. And the products—all frozen foods—are good for them."
"The pizza was similar to any other frozen pizza, but made with real broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots baked right into the crust, giving kids the extra servings of vegetables they need... This is such a great idea for kids, as well as some adults who LOVE pizza just as much as I do!"
"This was the best frozen pizza - bar none - that I've ever had. Ever. Seriously...The crust, after about 10 minutes in the oven at 425 degrees, came out perfectly crispy (like most other decent pizzas, sure) but the taste was what really put this thing into a realm of it's own."
"The company's newest introduction is Peas of Pie, a cheese pizza with broccoli and carrots surreptitiously blended into the crust."
"It's a common dilemma for time-crunched parents: finding new ways to provide fast yet nutritious meals for their families. Jill Litwin, founder of San Francisco-based Peas of Mind, says her 'healthy frozen food for growing kids' can help solve the dilemma."
"These Apple Veggie Wedgies are yummy and good for you - so they get two thumbs up from me!"
"Offering healthy options for growing kids is the focus behind San Francisco-based Peas of Mind...new this year from the company is Peas of Pie, a cheese-based pizza made with a vegetable crust."
"Thank you for offering to help the First Lady in the fight against childhood obesity. The First Lady greatly values the important work being done all across the country, and she wishes you continued success with your efforts"
"Veggie Wedgies taste test: "Think the crispy top of twice-baked potatoes without the buttery, cheesy overlay."
"Litwin was La Cocina's first client when she came in with her idea for Peas of Mind, a line of healthy frozen kids' food."
"The company's newest product, Veggie Wedgies, are gluten-free, baked crispy French fries made with broccoli, cauliflower, carrots or apples."
"Peas of Pie natural pizza, another home run by Peas of Mind. This pie of deliciousness contains real broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower mixed right into the dough (shhh...the kids won't even know!)"
"The first ingredient in these stealthy baked fries? Bright orange, vitamin-packed carrots. Boo-Yah!"
"Eat Your Fries! Um, your veggies that is... Our kid testers polished them off with no coaxing, their texture and shape are right on the money."
"Savory and healthy snacks for kiddos this season... give Peas of Mind Veggie Wedgies a try."
"A Sneak Peek at the latest vegan loot. Staff Pick: Broccoli Veggie Wedgies from Peas of Mind!"
"The vegetable war at my house usually ends in tears and/or a cookie... Making vegetables look like French fries totally did the trick for my picky eater."
"Reci-pea for Rustic Homemade Ketchup, by Peas of Mind, to accompany Veggie Wedgies!"
"Because one serving provides more than half of a kid's daily intake of veggies, you don't have to feel the slightest bit of guilt now if your kids refuse to eat anything but fries at dinner."
"Let's face it, there's nothing kids love more than a cardboard cup brimming with tasty French fries. But what if you could substitute that special occasion treat with a healthy, everyday alternative? That was the thinking behind award-winning Bay Area company Peas of Mind's latest product-Veggie Wedgies."
"Unable to stop coming up with ideas, Jill Litwin, the company's founder, has now developed and released Veggie Wedgies to accompany their original line of Puffets."
"Veggie Wedgies are vegan, fat free, and completely allergen free. Peas of Mind was just named R&D Team of the Year for the innovation used to develop Veggie Wedgies! ...My kids will be screaming for these Veggie Wedgies!"
"Veggie Wedgies: unlike regular french fries which are filled with oil and sodium, Veggie Wedgies are baked full of vitamins and nutrients!"
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"Veggie Wedgies are a phenomenal product," adds Litwin. "They are great for kids who are picky eaters or who may even be on a complete vegetable strike. Unlike regular frozen french fries, Veggie Wedgies are packed with vitamins and minerals that come from the real vegetables used to produce them... And to top it off, Veggie Wedgies are fat free, gluten free, dairy free, soy free and vegan."
Peas of Mind has been nominated as "Most Fun & Healthy Kid Food"
"Recently, Peas of Mind introduced their new Veggie Wedgies... Baked: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrot, and Apple flavors, they resemble baked french fries. Kids love them even if they are vegetables!"
""Peas of Mind is the answer for those meals where you just need some help."
"Puffets from Peas of Mind...what a fun, easy way to get kids to eat their vegetables!"
Peas of Mind named one of the Top 10 new products of 2008!
"The San Francisco company is one of the best of the new boutique operations rewriting the rule book for starter foods. Puffets are real food, comforting and tasty, striking a perfect balance between flavorful and overpowering..."
"I look forward to the 'Best Foods of the Year Lists,' they, like myself, seem to be in love with innovations in food technology."
"Peas of Mind, a frozen food company for growing kids, showed off its fantastic products at Expo East last week."
"Peas of Mind is extremely conscious of our customer feedback and the current demands of busy families. We have received many product suggestions over the years, but the most overwhelming request has been for non-dairy Puffet flavors."
"Petite Appetites: Nanna's Banana Puffet tastes just like homemade banana bread, which both parents and kids will enjoy"
Little Miss Puffet
"Getting a child to eat their veggies can be like getting a dog to take a pill. Puffets... packed with all the good stuff-protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals-and kids gobble 'em up like candy, due to their decidedly un-veggie-like appearance."
"A Healthy and Happy Childhood:
Our goal is to feed our kids better today, and do whatever it takes to make it easier for the parents."
"2008 Back to School Guide:
Puffets are packed with healthy foods-just pop into the micro, wrap in foil, and send off to school."
"Puffets are disc-shaped mini-casseroles made with a healthy balance of non-dairy, organic, and all-natural ingredients that kids can eat with their hands."
"Have you ever heard of a Puffet? I hadn't either but there's this adorable little (growing bigger) company called, Peas of Mind, that's making all natural eats for our little ones and they're organic..."
"Spectacular superpower pudding"
"The Bill and Marla Show"
"Now, there's a tot food that many parents find themselves nibbling on too. It's called Peas of Mind."
"The company (Peas of Mind) strives to stay ahead of the trend by continuing to design really good, wholesome food for kids-not just food shaped (to appeal to) kids, or adult food portioned for kids."
"It's fine if you feel like skimping every now and again on a proper meal, but when it comes to the kids, you need to make sure they're well-nourished. It doesn't get much simpler than popping a Peas of Mind Puffet into the microwave."
"As for the origin of the word Puffet, Litwin is just as stumped as anyone else. 'It just came out of thin air, like Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet,' she laughs. Well, we say 'Get off your tuffet and eat a Puffet."
"Picky Eater...these people tend to be young...it's for them food like Peas of Mind Puffets are created."
"The company's Puffets, firm, hand-held casseroles bursting with ingredients like organic fruits, veggies and legumes, are a great way to sneak nutrients into your kids' bellies."
"Gene Burns Show : Dining Around"
"The frozen food sections of grocery stores throughout the U.S. are at 'peas' today with the first widespread availability of Peas of Mind Puffets."
"Finding organic food for your infant isn't too difficult. But what happens when they reach toddler stage and want something more substantial?"
"Kids' New Favorite Color: Green. Peas of Mind- kid-friendly green product... which is cute and tasty too"
Business section. "Two years after starting a business making healthy frozen meals for young children, San Franciscan Jill Litwin resolved that 2007 would be the year she introduced her products at a tradeshow."
Eco Tot: Peas of Mind
"You want to serve your kiddo the best fresh food, but sometimes workand other commitments get in the way."
"When I heard of Peas of Mind I was curious to see if Isabella would like the puffets (mini casseroles made out of delicious organic ingredients). Sure enough, she enjoyed eating every bite! I loved itbecause it was an organic and nutritional meal which only took MINUTESto make. A truly great option for parents looking for a healthyalternative especially when you're on the go or need a little varietyin your meal planning."
"Whether kids use their fingers or practice with a fork, Puffets should have them happily and healthily noshing instead of whining for chips orchicken nuggets."
"One company in San Francisco has found the perfect costume for veggies, and the company's name is a perfect match, Peas of Mind."
"Jill Litwin has the next generation in mind. She's the owner of Peas of Mind in San Francisco and produces natural frozen meals for kids..."
"Feed your young child a treat that is power packed with nutrients"
"Fast food feels like the only dinner option on those nights when your just plain wiped. That's why we're in love with these yummy organic Puffets - you can get all your food groups in under 2 minutes!"
"Help your child develop healthy eating habits for a lifetime"
"Ms. Litwin is the owner of Peas of Mind, a line of frozen organic toddler food that she developed in Vermont"
"...The good news - Puffets are a tasty, healthy, kid-friendly food with a fun name."
"Made by Peas of Mind, Puffets are hand-held meals that resemble mini casseroles and are packed with nutrients essential to kids 12 months and up..."
"Her food invention, the 'Puffet' , is designed to be ready in minutes, portable, delicious, and healthy, and she hopes to shape a lifetime of good eating by getting youngsters started early."
"Peas and Qs"
"Peas of Mind, an organic outfit in San Francisco inspired by farmer's markets, strawberry picking and the like, has a whole new approach to kids' meals."
"They're not too sweet nor salty, which are common perils of processed food. While they're meant for toddlers (and are designed to be holdable), I have to say I probably dug them even more than my kids, who still quite liked them."
"Little Miss Puffet"
"Jill Litwin, owner of Peas of Mind, is busy cooking organic, nutritious miniature casseroles for your little one."
"Jill...Now, owner of Peas of Mind in San Fran - healthy, organic meals for kids."
"Peas of Mind owner Jill Litwin peels carrots while preparing organic packaged food product for toddlers."
"Litwin has developed a groundbreaking concept for toddler food called Peas of Mind."
"Cook Jill Litwin of Peas of Mind has grown her baby food business so rapidly ... she is moving into a manufacturing facility"
Biz Tips "Once your tot outgrows Gerber, then what? Busy parents can pick up Peas of Mind"