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Raw, Organic Superfoods
Monday February 27th 2012, 11:56 pm
Filed under: Apothecary,Grocery

March Special: Save up to 25% on Essential Living Foods Products!

Start the year with healthy Essential Living Foods products available at all locations! Essential Living Foods offers premiere raw and organic SuperFoods in recycled and biodegradable packaging. All of the products are Vegan, Gluten Free, and Non GMO. Most of the products are Organic, Raw, and Kosher. Essential Living Foods works directly with farms and gives 1% of their sales to the small farms and indigenous groups they work with to support development in their communities and contribute to a higher quality of life.

Dr. Oz has been talking about SuperFoods such as Goldenberries, Sacha Inchi Seeds, Maca, Goji Berries, Chia Seeds and Essential Living Foods has all of these SuperFoods in their product line. Dr. Oz named Goldenberries the #3 Top SuperFood for trimming belly fat. He named Sacha Inchi Seeds (Incan Peanuts) as one of the best weight loss snacks and highlighted the seeds’ high omega 3, fiber and vitamin A content. Maca Powder and Goji Berries are in Dr. Oz’s Longevity Shake recipe below.

You can also make and enjoy delicious and nutritious fudge for the whole family using Essential Living Foods Organic Coconut Oil, Truly Raw Cacao Powder & Agave Syrup.

For Raw Chocolate Recipes

The Longevity Shake by Dr. Oz, featuring *Maca Powder

Ingredients (Serves 1):

1 cup almond milk

Fresh blueberries (Use the equivalent of 1 freezer pack of frozen berries – and use frozen blueberries when they are out of season.)

1 handful dried Goji Berries

Heaping tbsp of powdered MACA

1/2 a banana Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender and enjoy!

*Join nationally acclaimed nutritionist and raw food expert, Andrea McNinch (owner of Regeneration Raw+ Heal Yourself Institute) at all 3 Plum Market stores during the month of March  for samples and a demo of her delicious & nutritious creations using Essential Living Foods products:

Wednesday, March 14, 4-6pm in West Bloomfield

Saturday, March 31, 1-3pm in Ann Arbor

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New Salads for Springtime
Wednesday February 22nd 2012, 10:12 pm
Filed under: Plum Kitchen

We’re developing some new salads for our ‘grab & go’ section in the Bloomfield Plum Kitchen.  Eventually, we will implement at all of our store locations.  Let us know what you think:

Vegetarian Berry Salad with Apple Maple Vinaigrette

Vegetarian Santa Fe with Buttermilk Peppercorn Dressing and Crispy Maize.

Mixed Berry & All Natural Chicken with Goat Cheese Crumbles and Peach Berry Dressing

Vegetarian Thai Salad with Shredded Cabbage, Soy Vinaigrette, and Peanuts.

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Invite Spring in with Tulips
Wednesday February 22nd 2012, 8:09 am
Filed under: Floral

What better way to invite Spring into your home than with a beautiful, fresh bunch of tulips from Plum Market?


Many people don’t know tulips are one of the few flowers that continue to grow after they are cut.  They may grow straight up, or they may swoop and bend gracefully in many directions.  They may even follow the sun throughout the day!  It is always exciting to see what shape your tulips will take and how it will transform your arrangement.

Unleash your inner florist with a bunch of tulips from Plum Market—choose one color or buy a couple bunches for a beautiful array of colors.  One bunch is available for only $6.99!



Mardi Gras Menu
Monday February 20th 2012, 11:08 am
Filed under: Plum Bakehouse,Plum Kitchen

Can’t make it to New Orleans this week? Not to worry! Executive Chef Randy Weed has put together a Mardi Gras menu for you to enjoy on February 21st, or as many call ‘Fat Tuesday’.  Everyone may have their own traditions for Mardi Gras, but we invite you to celebrate with food–prepared Cajun style.  Menu is available on February 21st at the carving station.

Check out the menu:

French Quarter Beignets Dusted With Powdered Sugar $5.99 lbs

 

Cajun Seafood Balls with Tomato Remoulade $8.99 lbs

Made with Shrimp, Crab, salmon, corn, white rice, & Cajun spices

 

Cajun Red beans & Rice $8.99 lbs.

Made with white rice, red kidney beans, tomato, spices, & scallions.

 

Shrimp & Chicken Etoufee $14.99 lbs.

Made with All Natural Bell & Evans Chicken, Andouille Sausage, Shrimp, onions, celery, bell pepper, smothered in a classic sauce.

 

Creole Jambalya $15.99 lbs.

Made with Shrimp, Ham, Bell Peppers, Onion, Celery, white Rice, Herbs & Spices.

 

Blackened Salmon $25.99 Lbs

 

Mashed Potatoes $5.99 lbs

And of course, don’t forget your Paczki:





Table for Two
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 3:00 am
Filed under: Meat & Seafood

Anyone can make a dinner reservation, so why not make a thoughtfully romantic meal at home?

We have Lobster Tails for Valentine’s Day! Nothing says Passion like Lobster. These 6-7oz. Cold Water Lobster Tails are only $10.99/ea (regular $16.99) through February 14th, while supplies last. Try our simple but mouth-watering Grilled Lobster Tail Recipe that is sure to impress your date:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 lobster tails (6-7 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 lemon, squeezed
  • Lemon wedges and additional melted butter, optional

DIRECTIONS:

  • Split lobster tails in half lengthwise. With cut side up and using scissors, cut along the edge of shell to loosen the cartilage covering the tail meat from the shell; remove and discard cartilage.
  • Pour water into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; place lobster tails in dish. Combine the parsley, salt and pepper; sprinkle over lobster. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until meat is firm and opaque. Serve with lemon wedges and melted butter if desired.

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