July 15, 2011

Fresh bulk organic berries!

Our BULK ORGANIC FRUITS for this week are:  
STRAWBERRIES - 8 lbs. for 32.50 
(that's only 4.06 a pound for organic strawberries!)
CHERRIES - 7 1/2 lbs. for 52.00
(that's only 6.93 a pound for organic cherries!)
Cherries will only be available this week and next 7/17 week and 7/24 week.
Limited and short season.

July 8, 2011

Hemp Power Slaw - Off the Vine has Hemp oil for you!

Hemp Power Slaw - Wakame is a delicious sea vegetable  
that high in calcium and protein. 
Slaw:  ½ head of green or red kale, ribs removes, and leaves torn into bite-size pieces, ¼ head of red or green cabbage, thinly sliced, 2 scallions, chopped, ½ cup dry wakame, ½ cup hemp nuts or seeds.
Power dressing:  ¾ cup Brazil nuts, 2 cloves garlic, 1 tablespoons grated ginger, 1 teaspoon sea salt, ¼ hemp oil, juice of 1 lime, about 2 tablespoons, ¼ water. 
For slaw, cut and tear kale leaves from stems, and thinly slice leaves.  Place in a large bowl with sliced cabbage, scallions and wakame.  To make dressing, process nuts, garlic, ginger and sea salt until mixed well.  Add oil, lime and water and process until smooth.  Scoop into bowl with slaw. Toss well. To serve, top with hemp seed or nuts.

Enjoy your fennel raw!

Shaved Fennel with oranges, poppy seeds and mixed greens
1 large fennel bulb, trimmed, 2 medium oranges, peeled, 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon poppy seeds, 2 cups mixed lettuce greens.  How to:  Shave the fennel bulb into thin slices with a knife or mandolin.  Cut oranges into slices, cutting across the segments and remove the seeds.  Place oranges and fennel in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil.  Let salad marinate for 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.  Top with poppy seeds and add greens and serve.  Simple and tasty.

July 1, 2011

Off the Vine turns 9!

It's our Birthday
and we're turning...
 Since July of 2002, Off the Vine has supported local organic farmers each and every week by delivering their fresh organic produce to our healthy eating customers!   
We are celebrating our birthday month by giving YOU the presents!!!!!!!!   
During 2 weeks of July...July 10-16 and July 17-23
for every customer who orders the Off the Vine Mini Fruit Box (a $32.00 value) you'll get $9 off each and every fruit box for those 2 weeks!   
YOU get the presents!! (much healthier than cake!!) 
Enjoy the fabulous organic fruits of our great
Summer months and 
Happy Birthday to us all!!