Menu for Saturday April 12, 2014

April 12, 2014
Athlete's Lunch

Athlete’s Lunch

Beverly’s Gourmet will be a vendor at the Davidson Farmer’s Market for the upcoming season.

 We have local hydroponic tomatoes from China grove

You can book private cooking classes up to 15 people, it’s great for a girl’s night out.


Mecklenburg County Market Hours: Tues. 9am – 6pm Wed. 7am-6pm
Thurs. & Fri. 9am-6pm, Sat. 7am-3pm

Beverly’s Gourmet Foods is available at Whole Foods.

Beverly’s Gourmet Foods will be at The Atherton Mill Market on Tues. 4pm – 7pm, Wed. 9am – 1pm, and Sat. 9 am – 2 pm. The market is located in the former Charlotte Trolley Barn adjacent to the corner of South Boulevard and Tremont Avenue in the Historic South End ( 2104 South Blvd. ). Please make sure to indicate if you will be picking up at this location.
Beverly’s Gourmet Foods is also available at Ecolicious in Plaza Midwood, Berrybrook Farms, YWCA, YMCA (Dowd and Uptown), Healthy Home Markets, Dilworth Coffee House, Reid’s Fine Foods on Selwyn, Young’s Plantation/Reid’s Fine Foods in Fort Mill and Davidson Farmer’s Market.


Quiches, Breakfast Casseroles, and Tomato Pies
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quiche with Roasted Tomatoes(Vegetarian)
Asparagus, mushrooms, caramelized onions, free range eggs, cream, goat cheese and a blend of other cheeses in a deep dish pastry pie crust.  Serves 6-8 $15.95  Freezes well.  (Vegetarian) 


Breakfast Casserole
Mediterranean Vegetable Casserole 
This is basically a crustless quiche, packaged in my casserole pans.  Spinach, caramelized onions, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, sundried tomatoes, mozzeralla, Parmesan, feta and free range eggs, evaporated milk.  Serves 4  $11.95  

Tomato Basil Pie (Made with Fresh Basil)
Layered tomatoes, feta cheese, Parmesan cheese, fresh basil, caramelized onions, olive oil, salt and pepper in a pastry pie crust. This pie goes well with everything, good for lunch, dinner or parties!
$13.95 Serves 6 – 8 (Vegetarian)
Potato Salad With Fresh Dill
This is a perfect treat to take on a picnic.  Baby red potatoes, celery, onions, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper. (Vegetarian, Gluten Free) $5.95 pt
Greek Pasta Salad
 This is a perfect picnic salad for this nice weather we are going to have this weekend.  Rotini tri-colored pasta, feta cheese, red and green peppers, artichoke hearts, purple onions, a blend of vinegars, olive oil, salt and pepper. (no garlic) Serves 2 $7.99 lb



Butterflies and Chickpeas
Bowtie pasta, chickpeas, parsley, Parmesan cheese, red wine vinegar, olive oil and garlic. $7.99 lb. (Vegetarian)

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Perfect Springtime lunch!  Serve these with our Tega Hills organic lettuce.  My tofu lettuce wraps are packaged with my secret sauce.  Rice noodles, tofu, edamame beans, red peppers, carrots, and mushrooms. (Vegan, Gluten Free, Cleanse Friendly)


Gazpacho is Back!!
Some of my customers tell me this soup makes a great Bloody Mary Mix.  I will have it every week this summer, it’s best served cold as an appetizer or main course. 
Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, green peppers, very little onions and garlic, a blend of tomato juices and a blend of vinegars.  $9 / Qt.  (Vegan and Gluten Free)


Potato, Leek and Artichoke Soup
This is a thick, rich, yummy soup.  It is pureed and similar to my  Vichyssoise Soup I make during the summer.  You can serve it hot, cold or room temperature.  Potatoes, leeks, artichoke hearts, butter, cream (very little), salt and pepper, (no garlic).  $9 / Qt. Serves 2 - 4 (Vegetarian)   


Creamy Herbed Cucumber Soup
Cucumbers, herb mixture (fresh dill, fresh cilantro, fresh basil, and lovage), cream mixture (cream, sour cream, and buttermilk), fresh squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest, sea salt and pepper.  This goes well with the quiche, tomato basil pie, and pimento cheese sandwiches.  $9 / Qt.  (Vegetarian and Gluten Free)
Beet Borscht 
 Don’t let the word “beet” scare you, this soup rocks!  I will be giving out samples on Saturday for you skeptics out there.  Beets, carrots, cabbage, onions, Granny smith apples, tomato paste, hand fulls of fresh dill.  Serve with a dollop of sour cream and chives.  $9/ Qt.

(Vegan and gluten free)


Tomato Bisque with Fresh Organic Basil (Made with local tomatoes)
Whole tomatoes, onions, celery, carrots, fresh basil, cream, vegetable broth and a blend of spices.  This soup is pureed and makes a wonderful appetizer.  Goes well with the Pasta, Lentil Salad with Fruited Bulgar, or pimento cheese sandwiches.  Serves 2 – 4 / $9 Qt  (Vegetarian)
Buddha’s Diet Delight

I love this soup!  It is a meal in a bowl.  It’s probably one of the healthiest soups I make.  Sugar peas, and/or asparagus, snowpeas, mushrooms, carrots,  baby corn, tofu, onions, scallions, rice noodles, vegetable broth, (no garlic).  $9/ Qt. Serves 2 – 4 (Vegan, Gluten Free)
Vegan Chilis 
Black Bean and Quinoa Chili
 If you aren’t familiar with Quinoa, it is our oldest know grain, it dates back 5000 years to the Incas.  It provides more amino acids, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients than most other grains!  It’s very tasty and has a nice pop when you eat it.  Black beans, quinoa, onions, sweet red pepper, crushed tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, and spices.  $9.50 / Qt.

 (Vegan and Gluten Free)
Pears, Walnut and Blue Cheese This is a lovely, elegant side or dessert.  Pears, walnuts, blue cheese, brown sugar, honey, and thyme. $11.95 (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)    Eggplant Steaks with Roasted Red Peppers, Feta Cheese and Kalamata Olives This is an inventive Mediterranean recipe.  Roasted eggplant steaks, topped with a chickpea, feta cheese, kalamata olive, fresh herbs tapenade.  This is a beautiful dish, great to serve to company.  Serves 2 $11.95 (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)   Organic Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers  I only make this dish for holidays, it’s beautiful, and elegnant and I thought you guys needed a special treat.  Organic quinoa, red peppers, caramelized onions and carrots, pumpkin seeds, parsley and roasted pine nuts. Serves 2 $11.95 (Vegan and Gluten Free)   Cauliflower Au Gratin  I always like to serve this casserole during the fall season, I think it is a yummy comfort food.  Cauliflower, Swiss and Cheddar cheese, parsley, breadcrumbs, butter, cream, and spices.  $11.95(Vegetarian, Gluten Free)   Broccoli Casserole  My broccoli casserole is prepared in my 6×9 casserole dish.  It is cooked in full, all you need to do is warm it up.  Chopped broccoli, sharp cheddar cheese, mushroom bisque, free range eggs, sour cream, mayonnaise, topped with cornflakes and melted butter.  Serve with the Soups, or the Quiche.  $11.95                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (Vegetarian)
Vegan, Gluten Free Burgers
Planet Burgers

 I am always trying to find a veggie burger that my children will eat.  This one was a hit.  I am offering it to you in a pint container so you can make your burgers to the desired size.  Brown rice, chickpeas, onions, red beans, carrots, almonds, sunflower seeds, wheat free soy sauce, garlic and spices.  $7.99 lb.

 (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Gluten Free Tofu Entree   

Moroccan Organic Tofu with Kale   Made with baked organic tofu, kale, cauliflower, carrots, onions, currants, garbanzo beans, curry powder (we make our own) and Moroccan spices, served over organic brown rice.  Serves two as an entree.  $11.95 lb.   (Vegan, Gluten Free)
Lasagna Entree        
Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna (for two)
This lasagna is low in fat because it is made with cottage cheese instead of ricotta cheese.  Organic Spinach, carrots, mushrooms, homemade marinara sauce, fresh basil, pasta, cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, and fresh garlic.  Freezes well.  $11.95 Microwavable container.   

Gluten Free is also available.  I use Tinkyadia brown rice pasta.  
Gluten Free Spreads / Appetizers / Dressings     
Traditional Hummus 

Garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic, olive oil, and lemon/lime juice.  Serve warm or cold on a platter with olive oil drizzled on top and roasted garlic.  Serve with pita wedges, fresh vegetables or crackers.  $3.99.  Sold in 1/2 pint containers.  (Vegan and Gluten Free, Cleanse Friendly)
Sun-Dried Tomato and Kalamata Olive Spread (Appetizer or sauce for pasta)
This is a delicious spread for garlic toasted rounds, I use this as an appetizer for most of my parties.  It’s made with sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, feta cheese, and garlic.  Sold in 1/2 pint containers.  Freezes well.

(Vegetarian, Gluten Free)
 Vegetable Spread
My vegetable spread can be used as a dip for chips or vegetables or as a spread for sandwiches.  Cream cheese, cucumbers, carrots, celery, red and green peppers, onions, salt and pepper.  $5.95  8oz. container  (Vegetarian and Gluten Free)
 Homemade Pimento Cheese
This is my grandmother’s recipe.  We love it!  We discovered the pimento cheese is excellent warmed up as a dip.  It’s made with extra sharp cheddar, cream cheese, duke’s mayonnaise and pimentos.  This is a spread or a dip and goes well with the soups.  Packaged in pint containers.


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