Saturday, January 23, 2010

Sweepstakes Saturday! Liquid Vitamin D3!

Congratulations to our winner, Sarah!  Check back on Monday for next week's Food for Thought sweepstakes!
Enter today for your chance to win TraceMinerals Liquid Vitamin D3 and start improving your health!
Research shows that many of us are deficient in Vitamin D3!  Liquid D3 is necessary to help maintain healthy bone density, promote efficient utilization of calcium by the body, aid in healthy immune system function, and promote healthy brain function and mood!  TraceMinerals has introduced a new, fast-absorbing Liquid Vitamin D3.  It's Gluten Free, Vegetarian and on sale at Food for Thought for $19.99 for the 16oz. liquid. 

To enter, leave your email address in the comments section!  Entries must be received by Friday, January 29th and the drawing will be held on Saturday, January 30th!

New Gluten-Free Bars!

Check out our newest gluten-free protein bars by PureFit!  Available in four flavors including peanut butter crunch & berry almond crunch.   They contain no gluten, dairy and are low glycemic and vegan!  Stop in and try one today.

Breathe Easy with Aromatherapy!

Eucalyptus oil holds a place of honor in our house during these cold months.  With its anitseptic, antibacterial and antiviral properties, eucalyptus helps clear out the sinus passages and reduces congestion.   As an added bonus, check out this coupon from Aura Cacia here.  You can save $1/1 Aura Cacia Essential oil!   Right now, Aura Cacia's Eucalyptus oil is $4.95 and their Orange oil is $3.29.   So, print off the coupons, stop in for these oils, and breathe easy!

Orange-Eucalyptus Bath
1 c. fine sea salt
1/2 tsp. liquid glycerin
1/2 c. coarse sea salt
8 drops eucalyptus oil
8 drops sweet orange oil

Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well.  To use, simply add 4-6 Tbsp of salts to a warm tub.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Beat the Flu & Save!

Sure, it's nearly impossible to pronounce.  But it IS one of the best-selling, over-the-counter, flu remedies in Europe!  This safe, clinical researched remedy is Oscillococcinum (pronounced "Oh-sill″-oh-cox-see′-"). Stock up on this amazing remedy at Food for Thought, while it's on sale, and save even more with $2/1 Oscillococcinum product of your choice here!  

Sweepstakes Saturday!

Congratulations to our winner:  crmorris!  Be sure to enter this week's sweepstakes!

Check here every Saturday for great sweepstakes and prizes! 

Enter Food for Thought's Clean Up! Sweepstakes

Ready to give your house a bit of polish? Share your favorite cleaning tip in the comments section below and you'll be entered to win a trio of Method products, including their new Ginger Yuzu Squirt & Mop, their new 50 load Laundry Detergent and their Ginger Yuzu Multi-Surface Cleaner. All comments must be received by January 22nd to be entered in the drawing. Drawing will be held on Saturday, January 23rd! Good luck and Happy Cleaning!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Frozen Veggie Sale!

Shipment of Woodstock Veggies just arrived!   Lots of great prices on organic,  frozen veggies.  Broccoli Florets, Corn, White Sweet Corn, Edamame, Baby French Green Beans, Green Peas, Peas & Carrots & Spinach are all on sale for $1.99!  Stock up and save! 

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

There are mornings like today, when you crave something sweet and warm in the cold, damp morning.  Cinnamon rolls make life a bit more managable.  But what to do when you cannot have gluten?  We have great mixes and several amazing frozen versions.   Sometimes you want homemade, though, and we came across this recipe on one of our favorite Gluten-Free websites:  Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef!    This recipe appears to end a very long search for the perfect cinnamon roll!  Let us know what you think or if you have a favorite of your own.

Click on more to view this recipe!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Extra Country Choice Savings!

Mambo Sprouts appears to be gearing up for their new coupon book (which should be in-store very soon!).   They've added a $1/1 Country Choice organic item.  Combine this with our sale on Quick Cooking Oats for $2.19, and you can take home the 18 oz. cannister for $1.19!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Butternut Squash & Bartlett Pear Soup

Every Tuesday we will post a yummy vegan recipe!  Today's recipe is from Vegetarian Times Nov/Dec 09.  On a cold day, this soup sounds yummy!

Butternut Squash & Bartlett Pear Soup
3 Tbs. olive oil
2 medium leeks, white and tender green parts finely chopped
1 small buternut squash, peeled and cut into 1" pieces
3 Bartlett Pears, peeled, cored and cut ionto 1" pieces
5 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1-14oz. can light coconut milk
1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
1.  Heat oil in saucepan over medium-low heat.  Add leeks and cook 10 minutes (or until soft), stirring often. 
2.  Add squash and pears and saute 5 minutes.  Stir in vegetable broth and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium-low and add salt, if desired.  Simmer 20 minutes, or until squash is fork-tender.
3.  Remove from heat, and stir in coconut milk.  Puree soup in batches in blender or food processor;  blend until smooth.  Return soup to saucepan, and stir in thyme  Reheat over medium-low heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until warmed through.  Season with salt and white pepper, if desired.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Monday Deals

BOGO Adinas!
Print a coupon here for Buy One Get One Adina Organic Coffee or Adina Natural High Drinks!   Easy and tasty! Discover these energizing drinks. Perfect for this foggy weather.  

Free Pet Food!

Sign up for the Halo Newsletter here and you will receive a coupon via email for TWO FREE cans of Halo Spot's Stew! You must be a new subscriber to get this coupon.  We  just started carrying this line and my cats have already given it two (four?) paws up!

More Printables!

Here are a couple of more printable coupons!

$2/1 New Method Laundry Cleaning Product here.

55 cents off any Enjoy Life Product here.

$1/1 Good Earth Tea here.   Sort by beverages and you can find the coupon a lot faster!

$1/1 Maranatha Foods product here if you sign up for their newsletter.

Manic Monday Meals!

The weekend is over and it's back to reality!  Each Monday we will post a four ingredient or less recipe to help you eat healthy, simply!

This week's recipe:
Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes & Feta Cheese!
8 large ripe tomatoes
1 lb Field Day Whole Wheat Pipe Rigate
6 oz Gourmet Artisan Peppercorn Feta Cheese
4 tbsp garlic-infused olive oil
(salt and pepper to taste)

1)  Preheat the oven to 375F.  Place the tomatoes in a roasting pan and drizzle over 2 tbsp of the oil.  Season well with salt and pepper and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until soft and sligthly charred.
2)  Meanwhile, cook the pasta in pleny of salted, boiling water for 8-9 minutes.  Drain well and return to the pan.
3)  Roughly mash the tomatoes with a fork, and stir the contents of the roasting pan into the pasta.  Gently stire in the goat's cheese and the remaining oil and serve.