Saturday Hot Bar 7/30/11

MEAT: Garlic Citrus Chicken, Tequila Lime Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken, Pork BBQ, Tilapia w/ Corn & Black Bean Salsa, Ranchero Casserole, Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie

VEGAN: Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, Balsamic Glazed Tempeh, Pimento Jalapeno Buttered Corn, Yucatan Veggies, Steamed Broccoli

RAW BAR (vegan): Sprouted Raw Quinoa Tabouili, Living Coleslaw, Raw Kale Salad

VEGETARIAN: Mashed Cauliflower, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Brussel Sprout Blue Cheese Gratin

SOUPS: Chicken Veggie Soup, Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup (vegetarian), Brunswick Stew (contains chicken)

SALAD BAR: Homestyle Chicken Salad, Homestyle Tuna Salad, Artichoke Salad (vegan), Greek Wheat Berry Salad (vegetarian), Five Grain Vegan Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad (vegan), Azifa (vegan), Yedinich Salata (vegan), Vegan Nappa Coleslaw, Veggie Pasta Salad (vegan), Dilled Potato Salad (vegan), Chickpea Salad (vegan), Citrus Cous Cous Salad (vegan), Oven Fried Tofu (vegan)

BREAKFAST (served until 1:00): Breakfast Potatoes (vegan), Bacon & Cheddar Frittata, Cheesy Eggs (vegetarian), Pork Bacon, Chicken & Apple Sausage, Tofu Scramble (vegan), Vegan Biscuits, Huevos Rancheros Wrap (vegetarian), Vegan Yellow Grits

*Hot Bar items subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Friday’s Hot Bar 07/29/11

SOUPS: Gazpacho, Chilled Melon Soup, Chicken Brunswick Stew, Spicy Chicken Vegetable, Carrot-Ginger Soup

RAW FOODS: Raw Quinoa Tabouili, Raw Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti

VEGAN: Green Beans with Heirloom Tomatoes, Vegetable Curried Rice, Caponata, Sausage Seitan with Peppers and Onions, Curried Cabbage, Taco Shells, Whole Wheat Wraps, TVP Taco Meat, Spanish Rice, Refried Beans, Basmati Rice,  Black Beans, Guacamole, Vegan Cheese, Pico de Gallo, Fajita Veggies, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Yuccatan Veggies, Steamed Broccoli, Roasted Mushrooms, Dilled Potato Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Nappa Slaw, Forbidden Rice, Local Dilled Tofu Salad, Grain Salad, Citrus Cous Cous, Azifa Lentils, Wheatberry Salad, Artichoke Salad

MEAT: Blackened Talapia, Shredded Chicken, Pork Carnitas, Carne Asada, Ranchero Casserole, Tequila-Lime Chicken, Roasted Corn & Poblano Polenta, Wild Caught Tuna Salad, Homestyle Chicken Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Thursday’s Hot Bar 07/28/11

SOUPS: Vegan Chili, Chilled Melon Soup, Chicken Brunswick Stew,  Beer & Cheese Soup, Carrot & Ginger Soup

RAW: Sprouted Quinoa Tabouli, Raw Kale Salad, Raw Spaghetti

VEGAN: Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Steamed Veggies, Pimento-Jalapeno Corn, Aloo Gobhi, Steamed Brocoli, Caponata, Seitan “Sausage” with Peppers and Onions, Curried Cabbage, Mujadara, Grain Salad, Local Dilled Tofu Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Yedinich Salata, Three Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Chickpea Salad, Citrus Cous Cous, Local Tofu Croutons

VEGETARIAN: Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Organic Hamburger Buns, Greek Wheatberry Salad

MEAT: Jambalaya, Salami Ziti, Braised Red Cabbage with Ham, Rainbow Trout with Pesto Veggies, Garlic-Citrus Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken, Pork Ribs with Dried Madera Cherries, Chicken Pot Pie, Pulled Pork BBQ, Fiesta Chicken, Wild Caught Tuna, Homestyle Chicken Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Wednesday’s Hot Bar 07/28/11

SOUPS: Vegan Chili, Chilled Melon Soup, Beer & Cheese Soup, Chicken Brunswick Stew, Vegetable Lentil Soup

RAW FOODS: Raw Kale Salad, Living Cole Slaw, Raw Fennel & Carrot Salad

VEGAN: Local Tofu Cacciatore, Caponoata, Seitan “Sausage” with Peppers and Onions, Local Kung Pao Tofu, Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Tempeh & Eggplant Pot Pie, Vegetable Curried Rice, Vegetable Korma, Gobhi Matar, Chole Saag, Aloo Gobhi, Curried Cabbage, Gingered Squash, Steamed Broccoli, Yedinich Salata, Citrus Cous Cous, Grain Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Azifa Lentils, Three Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Chickpea Salad, Roasted Mushrooms, Local Tofu Croutons

VEGETARIAN: Tandoori Naan, Greek Wheatberry Salad

MEAT: Chicken Vindaloo, Chicken Tikka Masala, Curried Chicken, Chicken Samosa, Pork Ribs with Madera Cherries, Fieta Chicken, Homestyle Chicken Salad, Wild Caught Tuna Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Our Favorite Summer Wines

Summer can mean so many things, but for us we tend to focus it around food and friends! Porch chillers, grilling in the back yard, fresh seafood, the smell of grass, buckets of ice and young, light and crisp summer wines that go down smooth with every sip. We’ve gathered round the table and selected our favorite wines for the summer at prices that are easy to swallow.

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Tuesday’s Hot Bar 07/26/11

SOUPS: Gazpacho, Vegan Chili, Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Beer & Cheese Soup, Artichoke Soup

RAW FOODS: Living Cole Slaw, Raw Spaghetti, Raw Kale Salad

VEGAN FOODS: Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Misir Wat, Steamed Veggies, Roasted Cauliflower with Roasted Tomatoes, Orange Balsamic Glazed Local Tempeh, Green Beans with Heirloom Tomatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, Ater Kik Alicha, Steamed Broccoli, Mujadara, Local Tofu Cacciatore, Caponata, Local Kung Pao Tofu, Yedinich Salata, Citrus Cous Cous, Grain Salad, Dilled Tofu Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Azifa Lentils, 3 Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Chickpea Salad, Roasted Mushrooms

VEGETARIAN: Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Greek Wheatberry Salad

MEAT: Jambalaya, Talapia with Black Bean Corn Salsa, Apple-Ginger Pork Loin, Salami Ziti, Braised Chicken with Olives and Mushrooms, Coconut Curried Chicken, Cider Braised Chicken, Homestyle Chicken Salad, Wild-Caught Tuna Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Monday’s Hot Bar 07/25/11

SOUPS: Chilled Melon Soup, Gazpacho, Beer & Cheese Soup, Artichoke Soup, Broccoli & Cheddar Soup

RAW FOODS: Living Cole Slaw, Raw Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti

VEGAN FOODS: Local Tofu Cacciatore, Mujadara, Local Coconut Curried Tofu, Caponata, Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Broccoli, Vegetable Curried Rice, Tamarind Rice, Gomen, Dinich Wat, Gingered Cabbage, Misir Wat, Ater Kik Alicha, Citrus Cous Cous, Azifa Lentils, Grain Salad, Dilled Tofu Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Nappa Slaw, 3 Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Chickpea Salad, Roasted Mushrooms

VEGETARIAN: Ziti Florentine, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Greek Wheatberry Salad

MEAT: Coq Au Vin Blanc, Apple/Ginger Pork Loin, Rainbow Trout with Pesto Veggies, Yedero Tibs, Doro Wat Chicken Stew, Homestyle Chicken Salad, Wild Caught Tuna Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Learn How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit

When

Sunday, July 24th 5-6PM

Location

Ellwood’s Cafe

Instructor

Amanda Brentlinger Zimmerman,
Wellness Advocate and Holistic Nutrition Coach

Description

The class is designed to educate community members on the situations a natural first aid kit is useful for, as well as the various components used to build a comprehensive kit.

A- Introduction and explanation of situations in which first aid can be applied
B- Basic necessities for all first aid kits
C- Travel/vacation kits- keeping it small but covering all the bases
D-Camping/hiking kits- prepared for almost anything…
E- Home and Family first aid kits- Covering everything from A-Z

Cost

$10.00

Capacity

35

Register and pay for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must purchase your ticket ahead of time. Either stop by the store’s customer service desk or register and pay online.


Date of Class



Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.

Mr. Leonard’s Knife Sharpening Service

Knife sharpening is only $5.00 per knife and scissors can be sharpened for the low price of $8.50 each. Mr. Leonard will be also sharpening garden tools as well, so bring in your dull and dirty tools and give your garden an upgrade!

Saturday Hot Bar 7/23/11

MEATS: Braised Red Cabbage w/ Pork, Rainbow Trout Stuffed w/ Pesto Asparagus, Ranchero Casserole, Tequila-Lime Chicken, Braised Chicken w/ Olives & Mushrooms, Collard Greens (contains bacon), Ribs w/ Madera & Dried Cherries

VEGAN: Ancho Lime Pinot Beans, Spanish Rice, Steamed Broccoli, Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, Pimento – Jalapeno Buttered Corn, Pasta Puttanesca, Yucatan Veggies

VEGAN BAR (served at 1:00): Mujadara, Coconut Curry Tofu, Gluten Free Lasagna, Sausage Seitan

RAW BAR (vegan): Living Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti, Living Coleslaw

VEGETARIAN: Brussel Sprout Blue Cheese Gratin, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes

SOUPS: Broccoli & Cheddar Soup (vegetarian), Miso Soup (vegan), Creamy Tomato Bisque (vegetarian)

BREAKFAST (served until 1:00): Vegan Breakfast Potatoes, Blueberry Banana Bread French Toast (vegetarian), Pork Bacon, Cheesy Eggs (vegetarian), Huevos Rancheros Wrap (vegetarian), Pork Sausage Patties, Vegan Biscuits, Vegan Yellow Grits

SALAD BAR PREPARED SELECTIONS: Azifa (vegan), Citrus Cous Cous (vegan) , Homestyle Chicken Salad, Homestyle Tuna Salad, 5 Grain Vegan Salad, Dilled Tofu Salad (vegan), Greek Wheat Berry Salad (vegetarian), Forbidden Rice Salad (vegan), Vegan Nappa Coleslaw, 3 Bean Salad (vegan), Homestyle Dilled Potato Salad (vegan), Chickpea Salad (vegan), Roasted Mushrooms (vegan), Oven Fried Tofu (vegan)

Friday’s Hot Bar (Fiesta Fridays) 07/22/11

SOUPS: Gazpacho, Chilled Melon Soup, Miso Soup, Broccoli-Cheddar Soup, Tomato Bisque

RAW FOODS: Living Cole Slaw, Raw Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti

VEGAN: Local Coconut Curried Tofu, Tamarind Rice, Local Tofu Cacciatore, Curried Cabbage, Taco Shells, Whole Wheat Wraps, TVP Taco Meat, Spanish Rice, Refried Beans, Basmati Rice,  Black Beans, Guacamole, Vegan Cheese, Pico de Gallo, Fajita Veggies, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Yuccatan Veggies, Steamed Broccoli, Roasted Mushrooms, Dilled Potato Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Nappa Slaw, Forbidden Rice, Local Dilled Tofu Salad, Grain Salad, Citrus Cous Cous, Azifa Lentils, Wheatberry Salad

MEAT: Blackened Talapia, Shredded Chicken, Seasoned Ground Turkey, Pork Carnitas, Carne Asada, Ranchero Casserole, Tequila-Lime Chicken, Roasted Corn & Poblano Polenta, Wild Caught Tuna Salad, Homestyle Chicken Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Get to Know Health Warrior Chia Seeds

This Saturday, July 23rd Ellwood Thompson’s is excited to host a Health Warrior Chia Seeds demo from 12-3PM. If you havent already heard the buzz about Chia (yes, the seeds from your childhood Ch-ch-ch-chia pet) now is your chance to get to know this essential superfood!

Loaded with protein, omega 3′s and so much more – chia seeds are what you’ve been missing from your diet!

Thursday’s Hot Bar 07/21/11

SOUPS: Chilled Melon Soup, Gazpacho, Broccoli & Cheddar Soup, Truffled Cauliflower, Tomato Bisque

RAW FOODS: Sprouted Quinoa Tabouli, Carrot & Fennel Salad, Raw Kale Salad

VEGAN FOODS: Gobhi Matar, Local Coconut Curried Tofu, Tamarind Rice, Asian Tofu Stirfry, Blackbeans, Brown Basmati Rice, Pasta Puttanesca, Caponata, Pimento Jalapeno Corn, Aloo Gobhi, Chole Saag, Curried Cabbage, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Braised Chicken with Olives & Mushrooms, Mixed Steamed Veggies, Steamed Broccoli, Azifa Lentils, Citrus Cous Cous, Grain Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Wheatberry Salad, Chickpea Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Yedinich Salata

MEAT: Collard Greens, Beef Ribs with Madera Cherries, Chicken Vindaloo, Wild Caught Tuna Salad, Homestyle Chicken Salad

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Wednesday’s Hot Bar 07/20/11

SOUPS: Chilled Melon Soup, Miso Soup, Tomato Veggie Soup, Truffled Cauliflower Soup, Tomato Bisque

RAW FOODS: Sprouted Quinoa Salad, Raw Cole Slaw, Living Kale Salad

VEGAN FOODS: Seitan Sausage with Peppers & Onions, Local Coconut Curried Tofu, Local Tofu Stir Fry, Local Tofu Cacciatore, Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Tandori Rice, Gobhi Mater, Vegetable Korma, Aloo Gobhi, Curried Cabbage, Vegetable Curried Rice, Aloo Tikkis, Steamed Veggies, Steamed Broccoli, Citrus Cous Cous, Grain Salad, Dilled Tofu Salad, Wheatberry Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Chickpea Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Dilled Potato Salad, Yedinich Salata

VEGETARIAN: Tadoori Naan

MEAT: Curried Chicken, Chicken Vindaloo, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Samosas, Fiesta Chicken, Wild-Caught Tuna Salad, Homestyle Chicken Salad.

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.

Tuesday’s Hot Bar 07/19/11

SOUPS: Tomato Vegetable Soup, Truffled Cauliflower Soup

RAW FOODS: Sprouted Raw Quinoa Tabouli, Living Coleslaw, Raw Living Kale Salad

VEGAN: The Nile’s Gomen, The Nile’s Cabbage, The Nile’s Dinich Wat, The Nile’s Ater Kik Alicha, Oven Fried Tofu, Citrus Cous Cous Salad, Five Grain Vegan Salad, Dilled Tofu Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad, Chickpea Salad, Three Bean Salad, Homestyle Dilled Potato Salad, The Nile’s Yedenich Salata, Organic Black Beans, Brown Basmati Rice, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Roasted Cauliflower with Tomatoes, Vegetable Curried Rice, Pasta Puttanesca, Steamed Broccoli

VEGETARIAN: Greek Wheat-Berry Salad, Hoppin Johns Green Chile and Cheddar Homestyle Grits, Roasted Butternut Squash, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Almondine

MEAT: Wild Caught Homestyle Tuna Salad, Homestyle Chicken Salad, Pork Loin with Spicy Cajun Sauce, Rainbow Trout Stuffed with Pesto Asparagus, Chicken with Black Bean Sauce, Braised Chicken with Olives and Mushrooms, Cider-Braised Chicken, Jambalya

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day without notice.