Wednesday, July 11, 2012

New at Wheatsville

Great Bean, purveyor of organic, raw, herb- and mineral-infused functional chocolates, is Wheatsville’s newest local vendor. The chocolates they produce are incredible, and we’re proud to champion their success! Read on for more about Great Bean, and everything that’s new at Wheatsville this week.


Great Bean chocolate bars are handcrafted right here in Austin, Texas. Consisting of only the highest quality fairly traded organic ingredients, Great Bean bars aim to the boost mood and nourish the body with targeted blends of mineral and herb infusions. All Great Bean bars are gluten, dairy and soy free, and are packaged in 100% recycled materials.
2oz, Reg. $6.99

Packed with nature’s most mineralized nuts (almonds), herbs, and lava salt, this bar helps to optimize cellular function. It contains heirloom cacao that is processed raw to preserve its micronutrients and amazing taste. The mineral chocolate bar racks up over 85 trace minerals from such herbal additions as Shilajit, Dandelion Leaf, Nettle Leaf, and Horsetail. The Mineral Bar is 76% cacao.

Infused with five of the world's most powerful happiness herbs, this handcrafted bar is a tidal wave of joy. Ashwagandha, Mucuna Pruriens, St John's Wort, Kava Kava and Rhodiola work together to bring on a tranquil, peaceful, blissed out state. The Bliss Bar is 77% cacao.

Bursting with figs, Saigon cinnamon, and powerful hormone-balancing and aphrodisiac herbs, this bar will ignite your fire. It contains heirloom cacao that is processed raw so its micronutrients & amazing flavor are preserved. Maca root, Yohimbe, Damiana and Epimedium will help get you into that lovin' feeling. The Love Bar is a dark 81% cacao.

Check out Great Bean’s website for more in-depth explanations of the herbs used and their specific functions.

La Reina's white corn tortilla chips are the ultimate in healthful chip snacking. Baked and free of both salt and oil, these chips consist of simply corn and a trace of lime, and are truly guiltless. A single serving of 14 chips comes in at 1 gram of fat, 10mg sodium, 23 grams carbs, 1 gram of fiber, and 2 grams of protein. Try comparing that to just about any other tortilla chip on the market, and you'll understand why La Reina chips are the choice for those watching their fat and sodium intake. La Reina tortilla chips are gluten free. 10oz. Reg. $2.69

Delicately roasted with seat salt or salt free as nature intended, Fresh from Hawaii Macadamia Nuts are creamy, nutty, tropical, and satisfying. Macadamias are a good source of protein, calcium, potassium, dietary fiber and Thiamin, and are a very good source of Manganese. The natural oils in macadamias contain 78% monounsaturated fats, the highest of any oil including olive oil. 
30 oz. Reg. $4.39

Organic Vanilla Ice Cream, Organic Dutch Chocolate Ice Cream

Using only organic ingredients and no gums or artificial colorings, Straus Family Creamery's artisan ice cream harkens back to the old-fashioned ice cream of the past. Fresh cream and milk (from cows that graze the rolling hills of Northern California) come together with sugar and egg yolk, to make a super-premium ice cream containing 17% butterfat.
In 1941, William Straus founded a dairy with 23 cows named after friends and relatives. In 1994, his son, Albert Straus transitioned the dairy to organic--making it the first organic dairy west of the Mississippi--and opened Straus Family Creamery. He did so to keep his family's farm in agriculture and continue to protect the land through sustainable farming practices. Straus Family Creamery makes a full line of dairy products with milk from his family's farm and from three other local family farms.

Straus Family Creamery strives consistently to provide the highest quality, best-tasting organic milk, yogurt, butter, ice cream, and sour cream made with minimal processing and wholesome ingredients. Straus Family Creamery makes business decisions considering environmental and ecological priorities, which support the philosophy of sustainable, organic family farming, for the health and well-being of the company, its farmers, employees and the community at large. 16oz, Reg. $4.39

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