Forward, ShaSha Co., HQ:
Introducing Valerie, our new blogger who will be posting weekly! To familiarize her with our product lineups we loaded her cupboards up with every line! Her ‘discovery‘ through fresh eyes we hope resonates with new customers to ShaSha Co. on what makes our product and organic processing a step above the rest.
I went a little ShaSha shopping crazy at the ShaSha Co. store at located at their Toronto head office. While everyone knows and adores ShaSha’s famous Snaps, I was interested in checking out some of the other products and having a healthy, delicious cooking sesh at home.
The product that caught my eye was the Certified Organic Spelt Pizza Crust. Pizza is one of my all time weaknesses. However, bleached white flour crust from delivery places always leaves me feeling weighed down, bloated and let’s be honest, regretful. And, it’s really no question why. Simply Google “pizza crust ingredients” alongside the name of your favourite delivery place and you will find a bunch of things you cannot pronounce.
Now let’s look at the ingredients in the ShaSha’s Certified Organic Spelt Pizza Crust:
8 ingredients that you can pronounce vs. something you need a degree to decipher. Frightening.
It’s healthy! But what does the Certified Organic Spelt Pizza Crust taste like? How does it perform?
I made two. One vegetarian with onions, olives, tomatoes, spinach, green peppers and one with chicken, tomato, basil.
The results? Delicious! The pizzas themselves took about 15 minutes to cook and the ingredients just needed to be chopped (the chicken was already cooked) so in total, the experience to create 2 healthy and delicious pizzas took under 30 minutes, the same as a delivery promises with no tip required.
I ate almost an entire one. They were both wonderful. The bottoms were crunchy and the crust itself rose slightly for a delicious texture and effect.
The verdict? ShaSha Certified Organic Spelt Pizza Crust makes delicious, tasty pizzas that won’t make you feel heavy and weighed down. Enjoy!
Posted by Valerie Stachurski
It’s that time of year for raw organic blueberries! Blueberries are a scrumptious fruit that have one of the highest antioxidant capabilities. Antioxidants are nutrients and enzymes that counteract the process of oxidation in tissue. This sweet and sometimes tart berry gives us the diversity to add them to recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!
Raw blueberries have the best flavour and nutrition. And we can enjoy this fruit all year round! Blueberries freeze very well and can maintain their nutrients. Did you know that 1 cup of organic blueberries contain 4g of fibre? Blueberries are low in sodium and high in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Vitamin E.
Blueberries are fragile but should be washed and gently dried. They can be added to shakes, cereals, yogurts, or salads. If you’re looking to harvest blueberries the old fashion way, visit a garden centre for a blueberry bush for the garden at home or visit one of many farms in Ontario to pick-your-own.
ShaSha will be introducing an Apple Blueberry Buckwheat Snack
very soon. Made with real organic blueberries this snack is gluten-free, raw, vegan, peanut-free and a high source of fibre. Keep checking our website for details on where to find this delicious between-meal lifesaver.
Every year ShaSha Bread Co. awards an exceptional individual enrolled at the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts at George Brown College with a scholarship fund to advance their education. This individual must demonstrate the highest level of skill and above all, passion and appreciation for baking.
This year’s recipient is Lauren Adiwinata, a very talented young woman whose determination and hard work is transparent and whose passion is illuminated every step of the way.
Lauren writes, “Thank you so much for granting me this award! Being recognised for working for something that I love is truly an honour. You have encouraged and inspired me to never stop trying my hardest and always work for what I love! Thank you!”
Congratulations to Lauren on her fantastic achievement!
Make a donation and learn more about ShaSha’s scholoarship fund in association with the George Brown College Foundation.
Explore green initiatives for your health and home April 12-14 at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place. The Green Living Show is Canada’s largest consumer show dedicated to all things green!
We’re bringing you fresh Breads, Snaps with Prebiotics & Probiotics, Gluten Free snacks, Spelt Bread Crumbs, Spelt & Flax Lavash, and Sprouted grains, pods and legumes! We support sustainable practices concerning the environment and do not add any chemical additivies or preservatives to our products.
Look for us under the red tent at booth #1726 for healthy foods and good nutrition.