Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Fresh in the Deli

On sale for owners is our peanutty, Asian-inspired Ginger Tempeh Pasta, $7.99/lb, reg. $8.99. Our most popular pasta salad makes a great light lunch or the perfect suppertime side for vegans and omnivores alike! Have it cold or heat it up! And we are using The Hearty Vegan’s tempeh in this dish. Have it cold or heat it up! This is a great way to support Wheatsville’s BIG direction; By purchasing this dish you are helping to grow local economy.This mother-daughter operation is ran just 34 miles away in Red Rock, Texas!

Our new Fresh in the Deli recipe this month is Lively Carrots and Beets. This dish is one of our recipes that we are sharing with other co-ops around the country. Lively Carrots and Beets can be found on our salad bar and features freshly grated organic beets and carrots, dressed in a simple apple cider and raw agave nectar dressing This is a great dish to add to a salad or to have on its own!

Our new Featured Salsa is the taco-tastic Chipotle Salsa! This smoky red salsa is very popular on our breakfast tacos and adds a definite element of heat to an order of our Deli’s famous $1.99 Rice & Beans! A Wheatsville Deli stock for quite a long time, our Chipotle Salsa has become one of our rotating Featured Salsas, which means we will only be making it once a year.

Also this month, our Featured Smoothie is the Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie! Strawberries and organic, fair-trade chocolate syrup are blended with bananas, your choice of milk and apple juice, making one delicious, icy cold and thick drink! Come on in and taste the love, just $4.99!

On sale at the Deli Counter through the end of February are tasty cold cuts, sliced to order: Boar’s Head Ovengold Turkey at $9.49/lb, reg. $9.99 and Provolone Cheese, $4.99/lb, reg. $5.99! C’mon in and stock up on your lunchbox staples!  These are perfectly paired as a hot Panini style sandwich – just add spinach and sautéed onions.

 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! 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 Roasted Garlic Loaf? It is full of whole roasted garlic cloves and is great paired with a brothy soup, my favorite being Italian Wedding Soup.

New at Wheatsville

Texas Olive Ranch's award-winning 100% Pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil is pressed from Arbequina olives grown at their ranch. The Arbequina variety was developed in Spain and is especially suitable for growing in the sandy loam soil of the Middle Rio Grande Valley, where the climate is very similar to southern Spain. Texas Olive Ranch is located in Carrizo Springs, Texas, approximately 200 miles Southwest of Austin.

Naturally infused with hill country garden herbs- rosemary, thyme, lavender, bay, basil and fennel- the Herb Garden extra virgin olive oil is perfect on salads, vegetables, white fish, poultry, and as a dipping oil. Aromatic and delicious, the Rio Orange olive oil is infused with Rio Grande Valley oranges and is perfect for dipping, drizzling, and adding some extra zing to just about anything. Texas Olive Ranch recommends blending this into hummus! Pair with our Orange & White Balsamic Vinegar for a flavorific vinaigrette.
8.5oz, Reg. $9.29

Texas Olive Ranch's Cooper Farms Peach white balsamic vinegar is sweet and delicious on fruit and salads or in a peachy salsa made with Texas Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil. The Pecan infused dark balsamic vinegar is tartly delicious on cheese, fruit and salads or in vinaigrettes. The Black Cherry infused balsamic is a rich and sophisticated vinegar that pairs well with herb-flavored oils for a vinaigrette that compliments leafy greens, or use as a marinade for meats.
8.5oz, Reg. $9.29

Take your popcorn eating experience up a notch with Earth Balance Vegan Popcorn! Made with Earth Balance Buttery Spread, expeller-pressed oils and vegan aged white cheddar flavor, these USA grown non-gmo wonders are a party in your mouth…and all the taste buds are invited. Earth Balance Vegan Popcorn is the snack you can eat anywhere, anytime, and is sure to satisfy any crunchy craving. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.
7oz, Reg. $3.99

Alive & Radiant Foods sprouts, mixes and dehydrates ingredients at low temperatures so that they remain 'raw'. Never baked or fried, you can rest assured that the fat in these products comes from heart-healthy nuts and seeds. The nutrients and great taste stay intact and aren't processed away! Two new kale chips offer something for those seeking an alternative to 'cheeze', or nutritional yeast, coated kale chips. The Perfectly Plain Kale Krunch is plain and simple, flavored only with organic pumpkin seeds, lemon juice, chia seeds, extra virgin olive oil, and Himalayan crystal salt. The new Hibiscus & Pink Peppercorn has a pleasantly peppery taste with a floral zing, and features cashews, lemon juice, chickpea miso, beets (for that lovely pink color), chia seeds, Himalayan crystal salt, pink peppercorns, and hibiscus flowers. Both flavors of Kale Krunch are vegan and made with 90% organic ingredients.
2.2oz, Reg. $6.49