Flatout News

March 1, 2010

Flatout Fan Page

Filed under: Flatout Fan Page — flatoutnews @ 1:00 pm

Check out our new Flatout Fan Page! Become a fan, and you will learn about the latest recipes, coupons, retailer promotions, discounts,  and more  Flatout fun on the page. We are Flatout stoked!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flatout/10150101438350576?v=info&ref=mf

Or search for Flatout

~ F.O Crazy

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February 28, 2010

Flatout Fruit Winning Creation!

Filed under: Flatout Fun — flatoutnews @ 5:23 pm

Thanks to everyone who emailed  and commented with their favorite flatout creations.  Congratulations to Tim who submitted the winning creation!

Tim’s Flatout Creation is below.  Thanks, Tim!!

All you need:

Flatout Flatbread

Northern fruits (apples, peaches, plums, berries, etc. – not citrus)

Butter

Sugar

Cinnamon

Salt

OPTIONAL: maple syrup and honey

All you need to do:

Use the regular size Flatout Traditional or Healthy Grain (or Minis for individual servings) in a pie pan or on a cookie sheet. Put the breads in a 350 degree oven for 5 to 7 minutes, take out and pinch up the outside edges while warm. Let cool, brush butter on one side, arrange sliced apples and peaches (or any other northern fruit combo) on top, sprinkle over top with sugar (could use maples syrup or honey) and cinnamon and a touch of salt, and bake another 7 minutes.

For a  lower calorie version: use Flatout Light breads with a light vegetable oil instead of butter, and less or no sugar added.

February 18, 2010

Flatout FRUIT

Filed under: Flatout Fun — flatoutnews @ 3:10 pm

Fruit is full of fiber. We want to know how you guys incorporate fruit into your Flatout Creations! Post comments on this posting or email me at flatoutcrazy@flatoutbread.com.  The most unique creation gets a Flatout package sent to them.

~F.O. Crazy

February 17, 2010

Flatout Fiber and Flatout filling!

Filed under: Flatout Fun — flatoutnews @ 12:31 pm

Apples are a wonderful source of fiber.  There are several Flatout Creations that include apples.  Below is an easy one when you’re strapped for time, but want a snack that is full of fiber and filling! Pears are also a great source of fiber.  for this particular Creation, I used my favorite fruits with fiber: pears and apples.  Feel free to include your favorite fruits.

All you need:

One Flatout flatbread (For this, I prefer Light Original or Cinnamon Burst)

One apple, chopped into tiny pieces

One pear, chopped into tiny pieces

Peanut butter (use as much as you need) I usually use about one tablespoon

All you need to do:

Spread the peanut butter on the Flatout flatbread.  Place the small chopped up apple and pear pieces on top of the peanut butter.  Roll, wrap and enjoy!

February 12, 2010

Flatout Fiber Snack Wrap

Filed under: Flatout Fun — flatoutnews @ 12:45 pm

In light of Flatout Fiber Month (Feb!), below are the ingredients to a fiber-filled snack wrap full of fiber. The Flatout flatbread alone has 9 g of Fiber! Broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, and beans are all terrific sources of fiber. Wrap these ingredients in a Flatout Light flatbread, and enjoy this fiber –filled snack.  Make sure to chop up the ingredients into small pieces, so they can all easily fit into the Flatout.

All you need:

One Flatout Light flatbread

Chopped up fiber-filled ingredients such as broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, beans (you choose how much you want of each)

February 8, 2010

Win a FREE bestlife Goody Bag!

Filed under: Uncategorized — flatoutnews @ 10:37 am

For those of you that don’t know, Flatout is best life approved.

If you are curious about bestlife, check out www.thebestlife.com.   bestlife’s Bob Greene has written over 10 books focusing on weight-loss, health, fitness, and diet.  Two of his books wee co-authored by Oprah Winfrey. He frequently appears on Oprah (he was just on last week!) and he hosts a radio show on the “Oprah and Friends” satellite radio network.  You is also a contributor to O magazine.

 I wanted to let you know about an opportunity to win a free bestlife Goody Bag.  One of the bag’s giveaways is… Flatout!!!  The Bob Greene prize pack includes Body Makeover (DVD), The  BestLifeDiet: Revised and Updated with a foreword by Oprah Winfrey (book), EA Sports Active (fitness product for Nintendo Wii), and EA Sports Active: More Workouts (fitness product for Nintendo Wii).

Plus, Free products and coupons from: Flatout Flatbread, BeneFiber, Nestle Pure Life water, Smart Balance, Silk, Libby’s Pumpkin, Better ’N Eggs.

You can enter this giveaway at the following sites.  Be sure to enter soon, these giveaways expire mid-Feb! GOOD LUCK!http://extratv.warnerbros.com/contests/

http://www.momlogic.com/2010/02/bob_greene_wants_you_to_live_your_best_life.php

http://www.lemondrop.com/2010/02/04/win-a-best-life-goody-bag-from-bob-greene/

http://www.hotmomsclub.com/?p=6450

http://blog.thebestlife.com/The-Best-Life-Blog/bid/25590/Win-a-Best-Life-Goodie-Bag

February 4, 2010

February Flatout Fiber Month

Filed under: Flatout Fun, Flatout Newsworthy — flatoutnews @ 11:10 am

I am flatout crazy about fiber! As a lifetime Weight Watcher member, I am conscious of my fat, calorie and fiber intake, and I understand the many health benefits of a diet rich in fiber.

This month, I am making an effort to reach my recommended daily fiber intake of 20 g.  Of course, I won’t exceed 20 g of fiber a day.  As many of you know, too much fiber is never a good thing!

To be honest, it is pretty easy for me to reach the 20 g a day goal.  Because I eat whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and Flatout Flatbread daily, I’m pretty sure I reach close to 20 g every day without even trying. A diet rich in fiber could potentially lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and more.

One piece of Flatout Light Flatbread contains 9 g of fiber! That is almost half of the recommended daily fiber intake… in one piece of Flatout Flatbread! A flatout wrap with a side of fruit is full of flavor, deliciousness… and fiber!

Flatout Light (flavors include Origial, Italian Herb and Sundried Tomato): 9 g of Fiber

Flatout Healthy Grain (flavors include Whole Grain White, Multi-Grain, and Harvest Wheat): 8 g of Fiber

Flatout Artisan FOLD it: 8 g of Fiber

January 29, 2010

Flatout Snowman Pizza

Filed under: Flatout Fun, Kids, Pizza Pizza! — flatoutnews @ 12:11 pm

It’s cold out there! This winter season, I have been having a lot of fun staying warm indoors.  Check out the Flatout Creation below.  Next time you have company or want to surprise your family with a fun snack or meal, try out our Snowman Pizza. It is absolutely delicious, and best of all, it is fun to decorate, serve, and eat!

All you need:

One Flatout Flatbread

Cooking Scissors or Snowman Cookie Cutter

1/2 Cup Tomato Sauce

1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Olive Oil

Pineapple, Peppers, Olives… anything you prefer for buttons and other snowman features… get creative!

All you need to do:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut the Flatout Flatbread into one big snowman.  Or, using  snowman/round cookie cutters, you could make smaller snowmen.  It all depends on who the pizza is for/the size you want/how you are serving.  Brush with olive oil.  Cook directly on grate for seven minutes.  Take the snowman/or snowmen out of the oven, and add tomato sauce and cheese.  Cook for five more minutes.  Remove from the oven, and add buttons and facial features to the snowman.  Enjoy!

January 19, 2010

McDonalds Rolls With It

Filed under: Flatout Newsworthy — flatoutnews @ 12:52 pm

On Jan 15, I posted an entry on a favorite Flatout Creation: the Flatout Burger.  The folks at Flatout take pride in the versatile product, and continuously experiment with different recipes and creations.  As you can probably imagine, that means that everything from fruit, to meats, to fish to treats to anything imaginable have been placed in a Flatout at some point.  The Flatout Burger has been a personal favorite for years. 

Last night, I saw a campaign for McDonald’s Mac Snack Wrap (http://www1.mcdonalds.com/macsnackwrap/#/home), and I was FLATOUT shocked… and FLATOUT excited! It is absolutely wonderful that the fastfood industry is incoroporating tortillas into their sandwich… and rollin’ with it!  Obviously, at Flatout, rollin’ with it is something we’v e been doing- and loving doing – for years.  McDonalds offers a variety of chicken snack wraps (http://www1.mcdonalds.com/snackwrap/index.jsp), but the McDonald’s Mac Snack Wrap is McDonald’s first beef snack wrap. Although McDonalds does not use Flatout Flatbread, we are excited to see that they are having FLATOUT fun!

January 15, 2010

Flatout Burger

Filed under: Flatout Fun — flatoutnews @ 6:02 pm

Let’s face it, sometimes a cold cut sandwich just isn’t going to cut it…  that’s why when you’re FLATOUT hungry, indulge in the Flatout Burger.   Wrap a burger in a Flatout Artisan FOLD It, and add your favorite condiments.  I prefer sharp cheddar cheese, pickles, onion, lettuce, and tomato.  A dab of katsup and mustard also doesn’t hurt! The mainstream bun doesn’t make the burger… the FOLD It compliments the burger nicely, because it is thick, but thin enough to emphasize the burger’s flavor.  Enjoy!

Ingredients

1 FOLD It Artisan Bread

1 burger

Your favorite condiments

Directions:

Prepare the burger as you prefer.  Add your favorite condiments.  Fold the burger in a FOLD It.

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