Saturday Hot Bar 6/30/12

MEATS:  Braised Chicken w/ Olives & Mushrooms, Spanish Chicken, Rainbow Trout stuffed w/ Pesto Asparagus, Sweet & Sour Pork Loin, Roasted Corn & Poblano Polenta, Garlic Roasted Chicken w/ Charred Tomato Salsa, Ranchero Casserole

VEGAN:  Spanish Rice, Refried Beans, Yucatan Veggies, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Steamed Broccoli, Marinated Toasted Sesame Local Tofu, Mushroom & Spinach Seitan, Totally Vegan Bolognese, Green Wheat Freekeh Hash, Black Beans, Basmati Rice, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Gingered Squash

RAW (vegan):  Caribbean Carrot Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Broccoli & Raisin Sunflower Seed Salad

SOUPS:  Tomato Bisque (vegetarian), Potato Horseradish Soup (contains bacon), Curried Carrot & Coconut Milk Soup (vegetarian)

SALAD BAR PREPARED SELECTIONS:  Marinated Chicken, Greek Wheatberry Salad (vegetarian), Homestyle Chicken Salad, Forbidden Rice Salad (vegan), Dill Tuna Salad, Yedinich Salata (vegan), Homestyle Dilled Potato Salad (vegan), Azifa (vegan), Roasted Corn & Black Bean Compote (vegan), Chickpea Salad (vegan), Artichoke Salad (vegan), Curried Cous Cous (vegan), Oven Fried Tofu (Vegan)

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

Fiesta Friday’s Hot Bar! 6/29/2012

RAW FOODS: Caribbean Carrot Raisin Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti

SOUPS: Spicy Sweet Potato Soup, Shiitake and Lemongrass Soup, Tomato Bisque, Cuban Black Bean Soup, Miso Soup

VEGAN FOODS: Green Wheat Freekeh Hash, Marinated Toasted Sesame Local Tofu, Totally Vegan Bolognese, Mushroom and Spinach Seitan, Refried Beans, Black Beans, Spanish Rice, Basmati Rice, Taco Shells, Soft Flour Tortillas, Homemade Pico de Gallo, Tofutti Soy Sour Cream, Vegan ‘Cheese’ Shreds, Housemade Fire Roasted Salsa, Housemade Guacamole, Shredded Lettuce, Fajita Veggies, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans, Yucatan Veggies, Vegan Taco ‘Meat’, Steamed Broccoli

VEGETARIAN: Sour Cream, Shredded Cheese

MEAT: Fiesta Ground Turkey, Sarsaparilla Braised Pork, Bell and Evans Shredded Chicken, Blackened Tilapia, Carne Asada, Ranchero Casserole, Roasted Corn and Poblano Polenta, Garlic Roasted Chicken with Charred Tomato Salsa

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

Rose Wine Tasting

When

Thursday, June 28th  /  5:30-7:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Description

It’s Rose Wine month! Come taste a variety of different and delicious Roses and receive 1o% a bottle or 15% off when you purchase six or more bottles of the sampled wine.  Cheese, crackers and bread will be paired and served.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

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

Thursday’s Hot Bar 06/28/12

RAW FOODS: Caribbean carrot salad, raw kale salad, raw spaghetti

SOUPS: turkey chili, Cuban black bean soup, miso soup, shiitake & lemongrass soup, spicy sweet potato soup

VEGAN FOODS: black beans, basmati rice, gingered squash, curried cabbage, lemon rice, broccoli, mixed steamed veggies, aloo mutter, shiitake lo mein, blackened local tofu with veggies, vegan loaded mashed potatoes, gluten-free veggie lasagna

VEGETARIAN: 5 spice roasted butternut squash, mac-n-cheese, mashed cauliflower

MEAT: Spanish chicken, collard greens, talapia with orange/pineapple relish, braised red cabbage, apple-ginger pork, braised chicken with olives and mushrooms

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

Wednesday’s Hot Bar 06/27/12

RAW FOODS: raw Caribbean carrot salad, raw kale salad, raw spaghetti

SOUPS: turkey chili, cuban black bean soup with ham, miso soup, shiitake mushroom and lemongrass soup, spicy sweet potato soup

VEGAN FOODS: black beans, basmati rice, curried cabbage, chole saag, lemon rice, aloo mutter, vegetable korma, gobhi matar, steamed broccoli, vegan loaded mashed potatoes, blackened local tofu with veggies, shiitake lo mein, buffalo vegan bites

VEGETARIAN: kadhi pakora, blue ridge potatoes with mushrooms, tandoori naan

MEAT: curried chicken, braised red cabbage with ham, tikka masala, coriander chicken with shiitake/ginger broth, mojito pork loin

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

Tuesday’s Hot Bar! 6/26/2012

RAW FOODS: Caribbean Carrot Raisin Salad, Raw Kale Salad, Living Spaghetti

SOUPS: Spicy Sweet Potato Soup, Vegetable Lentil Soup, Turkey Chili, Cuban Black Bean Soup, Miso Soup

VEGAN FOODS: Local Kung Pao Organic Tofu, Coconut Quinoa with Curried Sweet Potato, Blackened Tofu with Vegetables, Shiitake Lo Mein, Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, The Nile’s Cabbage, The Nile’s Gomen, Misir Wat, The Nile’s Dinich Wat, Bedelijan, English Peas with Caramelized Pearl Onions, Roasted Cauliflower with Tomatoes, Steamed Broccoli

VEGETARIAN: Pasta Primavera

MEAT: Orange BBQ Pork, Tilapia with Orange/Pineapple Salsa, Hunterstyle Braised Chicken, Mojito Pork, Coriander with Shiitake and Ginger Broth, Collard Greens

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day.

Eating Well For Vacation & Travel

When

Tuesday, June 26th / 12:00-1:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Jennifer Koch

Description

Ready to vacation and travel this summer, but how do you stay on track with your healthy eating? It’s easy to get off track while away from home and taking transportation. Nonetheless, it’s always possible to Eat Well and Adventure Often! Learn how to maintain your health habits, no matter where you are!

Cost

$5.00

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register online for the class now or with Jennifer at EatWell@AdventureOften.com.

Questions?

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

Yoga Nidra

When

Monday, June 25th / 6:30-7:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Evelyn Zak

Description

What is it?

Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation technique practiced in a supine position (think nap time).

Why practice?

½ hour has the effect of several hours of restful sleep and improves overall sleep quality. Both body and mind are relieved of stress and rejuvenated. Yoga nidra can awaken us to our true nature – uniquely, powerfully and painlessly

Bring your favorite mat/blanket, wear warm comfy clothes, and come prepared to relax completely!

Cost

Donation Accepted

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Email Evelyn Zak at evzakyoga@gmail.com.

Questions?

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

THE SUMMER OF RIESLING IS HERE!

QUESTION: What is the summer of Riesling?  ANSWER: A love affair expressed in full technicolor with one of the world’s greatest grapes!  WHEN: Be at Ellwood Thompson’s June 30th from 2-5pm as we pour and discuss what makes Riesling great!!

For more on The Summer of Riesling click here!

Monday’s Hot Bar 06/25/12

RAW FOODS: raw cole slaw, raw kale salad, raw apple-fennel salad

SOUPS: potato leek, cuban black bean, miso soup, vegetable lentil

VEGAN FOODS: curried cous cous, kung pao local tofu, gluten-free vegan lasagna, orange teriyaki seitan, basmati, black beans, nile’s cabbage, gomen, bedelijan, misir wat, dinich wat, fasolia, vegetable curried rice, steamed broccoli, yucatan veggies

VEGETARIAN: rosemary garlic mashed potatoes

MEAT: orange bbq chicken, orange bbq pork, chicken & mushroom duxelle, lemon asparagus trout, artichoke chicken

*Hotbar is subject to change throughout the day.

Community HU Chant

When

Sunday, June 24th  /  6:30-7:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Svend Jorgensen

Description

Are you looking for a way to gain a higher awareness of your true self and open your heart to a greater understanding of Divine Love?

Experience the power of chanting HU, an ancient spiritual mantra.

Cost

FREE!

Questions?

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

The Raw Diet

When

Sunday, June 24th  /  3:00-6:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Jo-Linda Sanders, CNC Back To Earth Foods, Inc.

Description

This class will define and give the basic elements of raw diet. Topics to be covered will be the role of enzymes in your overall health, degenerative diseases and where they come from, foods that aid and hinder digestion and proper food combining. Healing the immune system to conquer diseases such as cancer, arthritis, diabetes and heart disease will be emphasized.

Special raw food snacks and drinks will be served.

Cost

$35.00 PayPal available through Jo-Linda

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register with Jo-Linda at 804-796-5818 or backtoearthfoods@gmail.com

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525

Eating Well For Vacation & Travel

When

Sunday, June 24th  /  11:00-12:30PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Jennifer Koch

Description

Ready to vacation and travel this summer, but how do you stay on track with your healthy eating?  It’s easy to get off track while away from home and taking transportation.  Nonetheless, it’s always possible to Eat Well and Adventure Often!  Learn how to maintain your health habits, no matter where you are!

Cost

$5.00

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register online for the class now or with Jennifer at EatWell@AdventureOften.com.

Questions?

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

Mind & Meditation Seminar

When

Saturday, June 23rd / 4:00-6:00PM

Location

Ellwood’s Community Classroom

Instructor

Vasanthi Iyer

Description

The Mind & Meditation seminar is a free community service initiative by The Art of Living Foundation and aims at creating more awareness about a healthy and stress-free way of life.

You are invited to experience the simple, yet powerful Breathing techniques taught in this session along with a guided Meditation which will dissolve your stress and leave you with a smile.

Cost

FREE!

Capacity

30

Register for class

There is limited seating/availability for all classes and events and you must register ahead of time.

Register here.

Questions?

Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525 or Vasanthi at richmond@us.artofliving.org or 804-270-0397

Saturday Hot Bar 6/23/12

MEATS:  Garlic Roasted Chicken w/ Charred Tomato Sauce, Sarsparilla Braised Pork, Tilapia w/ Corn & Black Bean Salsa, Pineapple Jerk Chicken, Peach BBQ Chicken, Meatloaf w/ Port Wine Mushroom Sauce, Dijon Pork Loin

VEGAN:  Brown Basmati Rice, Black Beans, Ancho Lime Pinto Beans Spanish Rice, Green Beans Piperade, Steamed Broccoli, Spaghetti w/ Vegan “Meat” Sauce, Roasted Garlic Mushroom Quinoa, Curried Cous Cous, Mushroom & Spinach Seitan

RAW (vegan):  Living Coleslaw, Raw Kale Salad, Broccoli & Raisin Sunflower Seed Salad

VEGETARIAN:  Chipotle & Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Blue Ridge Poatoes & Mushrooms, Succatash, Mac & Cheese

SOUPS:  Potato Leek Soup (contains chicken stock), Andouille Sausage & Kale Soup, Miso Soup (vegan)

SALAD BAR PREPARED SELECTIONS:  Homestyle Chicken Salad, Garden Vegetable Quinoa Salad (vegan), Fiesta Chicken, Greek Wheatberry Salad (vegetarian), Forbidden Rice Salad (vegan), Dilled Tuna Salad, Homestyle Dilled Potato Salad (vegan), Curried Cous Cous Salad (vegan), Yedinich Salad (vegan), Roasted Corn & Black Bean Compote (vegan), Artichoke Salad (vegan), Oven Fried Tofu (vegan), Chickpea Salad (vegan)

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