Wednesday, April 04, 2012
On sale for owners is our heavenly, hot and toasty Caprese signature sandwich – a melted Mediterranean mélange of fresh mozzarella, house-made pesto and red peppers on toasty local Sweetish Hill ciabatta, for just $5.99 each, reg. $6.49!
Also on sale for owners is our bakery’s new Morning Glory Sweet Bread, made without wheat flour for those sensitive to wheat, or those just looking to limit the amount of wheat in their diet! On sale just $1.99 a slice, reg. $2.49! This item is vegan and soy-free, incorporating coconut milk, flaxmeal, organic carrots, coconut and raisins into a hearty and delicious slab of goodness!
Our first new Fresh in the Deli dish for April is the Potato Salad with Asparagus and Artichokes, courtesy of Central Co-op in Seattle, Washington. Yukon Gold potatoes, asparagus and artichoke hearts are dressed with fresh dill, tarragon and a Dijon mustard vinaigrette, just in time for spring!
Our second Fresh in the Deli dish this round is Zippy Fruit Salad from our friends at New Leaf Market in Tallahassee, Florida. Melons, berries, grapes and citrus fruits are tossed in a sweet and spicy south-of-the-border dressing featuring honey and lime juice to make this sensational side dish!
Sweet Serrano Salsa is a true staff favorite! Sweet peaches & spicy serranos are mixed with vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh cilantro & red onions! Try some of this addictive delight on your taco or order of $1.99 Brown Rice and Black Beans today!
Our featured Just Peachy Smoothie is delicious – organic almond butter, cinnamon & vanilla add awesomeness to this frozen peach cobbler of a drink! In fact, all of our all-fruit, no-filler smoothies are delicious! Try a Blueberry Banana Dream with peanut butter or a Strawberry Smoothie with rice milk and almond butter next time!
Also on sale at the Deli Counter through April are tasty cold cuts, sliced to order: Boar’s Head Smoked Ham at $8.49/lb, reg. $8.99 and Provolone Cheese, $4.99/lb, reg. $5.99! C’mon in and stock up on your lunchbox staples – these two make a stellar grilled cheese, as well!
Our Grab’n’Go Icebox has made its seasonal return in front of the Deli Counter. This icy box o’goodness is filled with our tasty, cold drinks for you to grab-n-gulp with no wait! In there, you’ll find our infamous 24-hour cold-brewed Iced Coffee Toddy, and sweet and fruity Gingerade! Also available behind the Deli Counter are our delightfully pink and refreshing Hibiscus Mint Iced Tea, sweet-tart Agave Lemonade, milky-sweet Thai Iced Coffee, homemade spicy Chai, herby Yerba Mate and organic Zhi Iced Black Tea! Definitely try a Lemonade Split! I love the classic Arnold Palmer, mixing Black Tea with Lemonade, but other favorites split our tasty Lemonade with Mate, Hibiscus Mint Tea or Gingerade – just ask!
Our brand new, delicious, seasonal drinks are available now from our Deli Counter to get you in the springtime spirit! Looking for a caffeinated pick-me-up? Sidle up to our organic, fair-trade espresso bar for an Irish Cream Latte, subtly flavored with a shot of alcohol-free Irish Cream syrup and blended to perfection with your choice of milk – cow, soy, rice, coconut or almond! Or maybe you’d prefer our Honey Nut Latte! This sweet treat blends our espresso with hazelnut syrup, local Goodflow honey, cinnamon and your choice of milk to make one fantastic cuppa Joe – get it hot or iced! Our Vanilla Iced Coffee Toddy puts a spin on our cold-brewed best-seller, adding a touch of warm vanilla syrup to this caffeinated classic! Looking to lose the caffeine? Try a cup of our fantastic Hibiscus Lemonade, a pretty and delightful split of our Hibiscus Mint Tea and Agave Lemonade! Bottoms up!
We are featuring a new menu of six hot and toasty sandwiches for you! Try our classic BLT on toasted local sourdough, or our cheesy Caprese with melted mozzarella, house-made pesto, fresh veggies and oil and vinegar on local ciabatta! The Italian will fill you up, piled high with two kinds of salami and honey maple ham on local ciabatta. Our Smoked Ham & Swiss comes with stone ground mustard, lettuce and tomatoes on local rye bread. Try my favorite, the Tuna Melt, which melts sharp white cheddar over our house-made tuna salad. Or have a WV Turkey Club, featuring oven-roasted turkey, crispy bacon and ripe avocado with veggies on organic wheat bread. C’mon in and try one!
Have you seen our new Dinners For Two? On the bottom shelf of our self service case are large portion meals-to-go: choose from Vegan Mac & “Cheese” with Broccoli, Turkey Florentine Meatballs with Spaghetti Sauce, vegan Tomato Braised Tofu over Brown Rice, Broccoli Cheddar Rice Casserole and Braised Greens with White Beans. These heat’n’eat meals-to-go will help you get a solid dinner on the table in a hurry – just boil some pasta to go with your Meatballs and stretch that dinner to feed four! Tomato Braised Tofu is fine on its own, but if you grab the Greens with Beans as a side to either item, you’ve got a well rounded meal ready in minutes. Also in self-serve you’ll see large portions of Popcorn Tofu, Buffalo Popcorn Tofu, Cashew Linguine, Green Beans Amandine, and our favorite Rosie Jane’s Spaghetti Sauce, so the options continue to grow – just mix and match for a number of great, easy, quick dinners!
And for those of you looking to limit the gluten in your diet, c’mon in for our Bakery’s Wheat-Free Wednesdays and choose from a scrumptious selection of gluten-free baked goods, like muffins, bars and cakes, like the fabulous Espresso Swirl Brownies! Also, be sure to check out our new Bakery table every day in front of the Deli Counter, where you’ll find an assortment of wrapped, sweet treats! And don’t forget to try a loaf of our yummy, fresh-baked LaBrea artisan breads – have you tried our homey Roasted Garlic Loaf?
From 7:30 til 11:00 am every day, the Deli is running a breakfast bar of grab’n’go goodness to start your morning right! Come on over to our hot bar, where you’ll find a variety of freshly made Breakfast Tacos wrapped and ready for you! Now, even when you’re running late, you can stop in for a super-quick and super-tasty breakfast with no wait! Grab a vegan Black Bean, Potato & Sausage Taco, a vegetarian Egg, Potato & Cheese Taco, or a meat-lovers mainstay Bacon, Egg & Cheese Taco on a wheat tortilla with a side of Salsa to start your morning right! Or, come up to the Counter and order a custom-made taco! Also, for just $1.99 a cup, our organic, vegan Steel-Cut Oatmeal offers a hearty, nutty bite, and an abundance of toppings are available to make it just how you like it: organic butter, maple syrup, agave nectar, local honey, coconut milk, cow’s milk, brown sugar, raisins, sliced almonds, cinnamon and more! Plus we have our homemade muffins, scones, sweet breads and more ready in the Bakery, so come in and have a delicious breakfast in a flash at the Wheatsville Deli!
We are delighted to introduce a wonderful line of local, organic Zhi Teas at the Wheatsville Deli! We are now carrying seven of Zhi’s best-selling, most indulgent, aromatic, colorful, fresh and flavorful teas – hand-crafted in small batches and sold in individual, biodegradable (non-GMO) corn silk sachets. The folks at Zhi use many of the finest organic and fair-trade ingredients in creating their tea blends, like red rooibos, coconut, cacao, anise, stevia leaf, peppermint, vanilla, pineapple, papaya, rose petals, orange peel and lavender. Choose from Austin Breakfast, Jasmine Green, Restful Blend, Sweet Desert Delight, Tropical Green, Turkish Spice Mint and Custom Earl Grey, and get a steamy cup at the Deli counter for just $1.39! We hope you’ll love our local Zhi Teas as much as we do!
By combining hand-pulled all white meat chicken, mashed sweet and russet potatoes, and a hint of Vermont maple syrup under an organic waffle, Blake’s Upside Down Chicken and Waffle Pie has quite literally turned this favorite southern meal on its end. Blake’s All Natural Foods is a 4th generation family business located in Concord, New Hampshire. Meals are made completely from scratch in small batches using the finest organic and natural ingredients.
8oz, Reg. $6.99
Mamma Chia pairs the highest quality organic chia seeds with delicious organic fruit juices, and is lightly sweetened with a touch of organic agave nectar. In this new flavor, enjoy yummy coconut combined with refreshing organic mango for a delightful and energizing experience. The pleasing appearance of the chia seeds suspended throughout the beverage adds a compelling quality full of heart and brain-healthy omega-3s, powerful antioxidants and dietary fibers, as well as complete protein, calcium and magnesium. All Mamma Chia beverages are gluten free and vegan, and are packaged in environmentally friendly glass bottles.10oz, Reg. $3.49
Honest Tea was created because there was a need for a less sweet, real tea beverage. Wheatsville has carried many of their teas for a long time, and we’re delighted to expand our selection with three new flavors. Both the Classic Green and the Heavenly Lemon Tulsi (a caffeine-free option) are certified organic and lightly sweetened, with only 60 calories per bottle. The Passion Fruit Green Tea is also organic, but is unique amongst the Honest Tea line in that it's only sweetened with Stevia and therefore is zero calorie. Find all three new teas chilled and ready to drink in our beverage cooler.16oz, Reg. $1.49
Always looking for new ways to bring out the best in every tasty ingredient, Kashi's latest creation is a line of new Steam Meals. With just a quick steam in the microwave, you get crisp vegetables, tender chicken, and perfectly al denté pasta. It's the healthy, natural choice for a great-tasting lunch or dinner.
The Spinach and Artichoke Pasta (vegetarian option) features Kashi's signature 7 Whole Grain Penne Pasta with artichokes, spinach, roasted red peppers & cannellini beans topped with a Parmesan cream sauce and a hit of lemon. The Roasted Garlic Chicken Farfalle adds natural white chicken, asparagus & spinach to farfalle pasta and is tossed with a roasted garlic, tomato, red wine and basil sauce.
These wholesome, single-serving creations offer nearly 40 grams of whole grains and 13-15 grams of protein; the Chicken Farfalle and Spinach Artichoke contain 4 and 8 grams of fiber, respectively. 9.5oz, Reg. $4.79
On a hot day, what's better than chugging a tall glass of ice cold, refreshing lemonade? Uncle Matt's Organic Home-style Lemonade is made from freshly squeezed USA-grown organic lemons picked at the height of the season and grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. It’s the perfect balance of tart and sweet, so you can enjoy the fresh-squeezed taste of summer. Uncle Matt's Lemonade uses only organic ingredients and is offered in a family-friendly 59oz size. As with all Uncle Matt's products, no synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers are ever used in the growing process. 59oz, Reg. $4.49