May 2013

Mon
06
Mother’s Day the Healthy Way
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Mother’s Day the Healthy Way
Monday, May 6th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Celebrate your mom – or being a mom – with food that’ll help maintain good health with, and for, your family! In honor of Mothers Day, Camille will demonstrate delicious alternatives to traditional holiday dishes. Featured recipes will include Spring Salad with Almond Vinaigrette, Acorn Squash & Collard Quiche, and kid-friendly Apple Nachos.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Thu
09
Mom-O-Rama at The Market!
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Mom-O-Rama at The Market!
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Because celebrating mom just one day out of the year is never enough, we’re getting an early start to Mother’s Day weekend with Mom-A-Rama, a morning of yummy samples, fun events and great giveaways!

 

10 am – 1 pm: FREE Storewide Sampling!

Be one of the first 50 moms to stop by Customer Serviceat 10 am and request a FREE tote bag filled with body care samples and tasty treats! Continue throughout the store to enjoy light bites in each department.

Pre-registration is not required.

 

11:30 am – 1 pm: FREE Health Starts Here Brunch Buffet and Make-Your-Own Body Care Class!

Calling all moms! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Camille, for a delicious (and healthy!) brunch buffet in the Lifestyle Center followed by a fun and interactive class on how to prepare your very own body scrubs using natural ingredients like salt, sugar and essential oils.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call Customer Service at 305-421-9421 to reserve your seat.

 

What’s For Brunch?

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Quinoa Oatmeal with Assorted Toppings

Homemade Blueberry Oat Bars

Health Starts Here Banana-Date Muffins

Seasonal Fruit Salad

Fresh Green Smoothies

Allegro Coffee and Selection of Herbal Teas

Camille’s Mom-A-Rama “Mocktail”

Mon
13
Plant-Based Workplace
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Plant-Based Workplace
Monday, May 13th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Learn to incorporate healthy, sustainable, plant-based dishes in your lunch box! Join Camille as she prepares a series of quick and simple recipes that can be packed the night before or even a few days in advance, stored away for easy eating at work or school. Featured recipes will include Spinach and Hummus Wraps, Veggie Brown Rice and Mushroom Pilaf, and Swift Strawberry and Cashew Salad.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Wed
15
Healthy Eating Store Tour
10:00 AM @ Throughout the Store
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Wednesday, May 15th
10:00 AM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Learn more about our ANDI scoring system, what to look out for in reading labels, and get tips on how to incorporate more nutrient-dense foods into your diet by joining Camille on one of our Healthy Eating Store Tours!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421. Please meet at our Customer Service desk promptly at the time listed.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
17
Mom’s Morning Out with Dr. Raymond Page – “Powerful Foods for a Powerful Life”
10:00 AM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Mom’s Morning Out with Dr. Raymond Page – “Powerful Foods for a Powerful Life”
Friday, May 17th
10:00 AM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Join Dr. Raymond Page of Page Chiropractic Life Center to engage in a series of monthly discussions surrounding the topics of general health and wellness.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Fri
17
Health Starts Here Supper Club in Honor of National Food Revolution Day
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here Supper Club in Honor of National Food Revolution Day
Friday, May 17th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, $10 Donation Per Guest to Common Threads Miami

We’re joining acclaimed chef, author and restaurateur Jamie Oliver on his nation-wide quest to raise awareness for the importance of healthy eating by celebrating National Food Revolution Day! This second-annual event is a chance for people to come together within their homes, workplaces, schools and communities to cook and share their kitchen skills, resources and knowledge, all in the fight against America’s obesity epidemic. Become part of the revolution by participating in our Health Starts Here Supper Club, a four-course seated meal featuring dishes that are both delicious and nutritious! Your $10 donation will benefit Common Threads Miami, a like-minded organization that strives to teach vital cooking skills to children in need.

 

Menu

Black Forest Cream of Mushroom Soup

Kale Salad with Creamy Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

Hearty Engine 2 Enchiladas

Raw Chocolate Brownie & Banana “Nice Cream” Sundae

 

Chef Oliver’s mantra is “Cook It. Share It. Live It.” We hope to see you on May 17th as we join people throughout the country in doing all three!

Space is extremely limitedTo pre-register, please visit our Customer Service desk in advance of the dinner to make your payment of $10 per guest. Reservations cannot be accepted over the phone.

Fri
17
Cheers to American Craft Beer Week!
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Cheers to American Craft Beer Week!
Friday, May 17th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Raise a glass to the upcoming holiday weekend (and to American Craft Beer Week!) as we introduce some of our favorites! Sip your way to the perfect Memorial Day selection, and while you’re at it, try a few of our best appetizer ideas for your celebration.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Mon
20
In Defense of Chocolate
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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In Defense of Chocolate
Monday, May 20th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Packed with antioxidants and plant-nutrients, chocolate is truly good for you! Camille will demonstrate how to use chocolate in healthy recipes, without adding the refined sugars and animal fats that often sabotage the health benefits of this natural super food. Featured recipes will include Spinach and Mango Salad in a Chocolate Vinaigrette, Quinoa and Vegetable Stir Fry with Spicy Chocolate Mole Sauce, and Raw Chocolate Fudge for dessert!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Wed
22
Perfect Pairings Class – Spotlight on Vermont Creamery
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Perfect Pairings Class – Spotlight on Vermont Creamery
Wednesday, May 22nd
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Vermont Butter & Creamery was started by two visionaries devoted to new and non-traditional forms of agriculture. They’re now one of our most beloved vendors, providing cultured butters and creamy goat cheese for our Specialty Department. Join Jill as she shares the history behind this unique brand and shows how to create perfect wine pairings with their many products.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Sat
25
Red, White and Blue Block Party!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Red, White and Blue Block Party!
Saturday, May 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Dust off those grills and break out your bathing suit – summer is fast approaching and, in celebration of Memorial Day, we’ll be sampling some of our very best bites throughout the store! Make sure to select your favorite department and drop off a ballot at Customer Service – you just might win a gift basket full of summertime grilling essentials!

Pre-registration is not required. For rules and regulations regarding our gift basket giveaway, please see Customer Service.

Sat
25
Back By Popular Demand – The Coral Gables Kids Club!
12:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Back By Popular Demand – The Coral Gables Kids Club!
Saturday, May 25th
12:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

This class is intended for children age 6 – 11. All participants must be accompanied by an adult.

Let’s move, play, create, and refuel with hands-on healthy and patriotic snacks! Start off by joining our Healthy Eating Specialist, Camille, in a musical stretch-along, then assemble your very own red, white and blue fruit kabobs in honor of Memorial Day. Camille will also show the parents in attendance how to make both yummy and healthy frozen treats in your own kitchen – the perfect springtime snack or dessert without sacrificing health and nutrition!

Mon
27
Red, White and Blue – In Your Kitchen, Too!
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Red, White and Blue – In Your Kitchen, Too!
Monday, May 27th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

In honor of the many servicemen and women who have, and continue to, make so many sacrifices for our country, we’ll take a patriotic spin on plant-based eating with foods in hues of red, white and blue! Featured recipes will include Watermelon, Jicama and Black Bean Salad, Red White and Blue(ish) Miso Glazed Eggplant, and refreshing Chia-Berry Parfaits.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Wed
29
Healthy Eating Store Tours
6:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Healthy Eating Store Tours
Wednesday, May 29th
6:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Learn more about our ANDI scoring system, what to look out for in reading labels, and get tips on how to incorporate more nutrient-dense foods into your diet by joining Camille on one of our Healthy Eating Store Tours!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421. Please meet at our Customer Service desk promptly at the time listed.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Food Truck Fridays
Friday, October 24th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, October 3rd: German Style Bratwurst Sandwich with Black Forest Mini Cupcake

·         Friday, October 10th: Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Tomato Bisque

·         Friday, October 17th: Easy Cheesy Veggie Quesadilla

·         Friday, October 24th: Build Your Own Cheeseburger

·         Friday, October 31st: Spooky Shrimp Po’ Boy

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

$5 Food Cart Fridays
Friday, October 24th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $5

$5 Food Cart Fridays!

Fridays in October 12 pm – 2 pm 

Our food cart is back on the scene and ready to break up your same-old lunch routine! 

10/3                       Smoked Gouda or Smoked Cheddar and Fig Jam Grilled Cheese

10/10                     Beef Pinwheel Sausage & Giardinieras on a Pretzel Bun with Chips & Drink

10/17                     Healthy Flatbreads on a California Lavash

10/24                     Vegetable Stir-Fry with a Drink

10/31                     Spiced Pumpkin Curry Rice Bowl 

$5 Food Cart Fridays!

Fridays in October 12 pm – 2 pm 

Pinecrest Happy Hour
Friday, October 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, Free

TGIF! Join us every Friday for wine or beer samples to celebrate the start of the weekend.

TGIF! Join us every Friday for wine or beer samples to celebrate the start of the weekend.