This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Freschetta. All opinions are 100% mine.
Isn’t it funny how memories work? I have distinct memories of one of our first trips to Florida where we spent a week at a beach house with my husband’s family. Despite my vivid memories of this night and others that followed, CandyMan had no recollection of the family argument that ensued after deciding to order a pizza. Of course, my detailed description of the events brought the memories back, and he had a good laugh. It happened like this: one night, we all decided to get a pizza to eat in the beach house. Instead of going out with a big group or cooking for so many, we wanted to make it an easy night. Easy, my foot! CandyMan and I liked pan pizza with all the fixings. His brother insisted on flat bread. My husband thought that flat bread pizza was a sin. Another brother couldn’t stand olives or pepperoni (or something like that). The point was that we could not agree on which type of pizza to get. We’ve had plenty of repeats of this situation over the years, but luckily we’ve learned to compromise (and order several options for picky eaters).
I don’t buy pizza very often. I wish I could–I love pizza. This last week, thanks to some coupons I got from Freschetta, I treated the family to a few Freschetta FlatBread pizzas. Because I know my kids well, I got them the Five-Cheese FlatBread pizza, and the Zesty Italian for me and CandyMan. I would have loved to try the Roasted Garlic and Spinach but the selection at the grocery store was somewhat limited (you can believe that I will be searching for another store that carries that variety!)
The consensus: The family was pleasantly surprised. For some of the kids, this was their first flatbread pizza experience. Reese was thrilled that the flatbread pizza had less tomato sauce (yes, she’s one of those kids who eats the cheese off the pizza and then scrapes the sauce off the crust). Twizzler complained not of the taste, but of the fact that he had to eat so much more of it to get his fill (does that sound like a growing boy, or what?). AJ loved the flatbread and declared that it tasted like a pizza on a saltine cracker. CandyMan was surprised that it was a frozen pizza from a box (he’s usually not a big fan) but he commented that it had quite a good flavor. Necco and KitKat both ate. Good enough for me.
We will definitely be buying Freschetta again. I think that next time, I’ll be trying some of their brick oven pizzas (now that’s my kind of crust!). They are quick, easy, and an inexpensive dinner-on-the-go for a big family. If you’d like to try them out for yourself, you can print off a coupon for $1 off a Freschetta pizza.
So what kind of pizza family are YOU?
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