Health food, smoothies, acai bowls and different wholesome alternate options have popped up at small Tehachapi companies, with a great quantity to select from as an alternative choice to the numerous fast-food joints.
Some 5 or extra native companies provide these wholesome alternate options, all with their very own specialties.
Acai You There not too long ago opened at 107 S. Mill St. contained in the SAS Petroleum Inc. gasoline station. The store serves acai bowls and smoothies with components sourced from domestically grown natural produce. Family enterprise entrepreneur Neha Bhambi began providing these treats as a strategy to develop into more healthy and current a brand new product to the neighborhood.
“The fact that I offer locally grown fruits and use nondairy products make it a healthy alternative and the acai is not pre-made, I make it myself,” stated Bhambi.
Bhambi additionally makes 5 sorts of panini sandwiches and is experimenting with several types of acai bowl creations.
Her enterprise has grown by phrase of mouth and promoting on social media. It is open Monday via Friday from 10 a.m. to six:30 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to four p.m.
To Your Health, a domestically owned store for six years, makes smoothies and teas to assist in weight reduction and supply protein and vitamins to assist in the development of an individual’s well being. The smoothies and teas are made with ice, Herbalife powder,and a few fruit.
The merchandise are comparatively priced to consuming at a fast-food restaurant, stated Tracy Fagan, proprietor of To Your Health.
“The biggest mistake people make is not eating in the morning. You should eat within 30 minutes of getting up,” Fagan stated. A wholesome shake is beneficial to spice up an individual’s metabolism.
She added, “We are like a little hidden secret, but when customers find out about us, they come here.”
The enterprise is positioned at 785 Tucker Road, Suite I. It is open Monday via Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to six p.m.; Friday from 6:30 a.m. to five p.m.; and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A well being food retailer, Tehachapi Natural Market presents recent fruit smoothies, juices, acai bowls and different well being food items. Nondairy merchandise are provided and cater to these with allergy symptoms. The retailer has been open for nearly a yr at 20221 Valley Blvd.
“Our juice bar is really popular,” stated proprietor Teresa Dunlop. “You get real fresh juices, fruit smoothies and we are willing to explore new flavors and support people’s healthy paths in life.”
Dunlop continues to assist clients requesting complete grain merchandise, gluten-free snacks and bars, granola cereals or rice, pasta sauces, oil and vinegar, nuts, well being and sweetness, important oils, and shares native yearly produce free from chemical substances or sprays. The retailer is open from 9:30 a.m. to six:30 p.m. Monday via Saturday.
Traveling to work early in the morning? The Coffee Mill at 120 S. Mill St. serves up espresso drinks, espresso, tea, actual fruit smoothies and food —actually early in the morning. It’s open Monday via Friday from four:30 a.m. to four p.m. and Saturday from eight a.m. to 2 p.m.
Three fruit smoothies can be found utilizing actual fruit, 100 % juice, and greens; breakfast burritos, sandwiches, veggie scrambles and different wholesome alternate options are additionally provided.
“We have a lot of commuters coming in,” stated proprietor Dave Tillman, who runs the enterprise along with his spouse, Amber. He added that they’ve not too long ago opened earlier, at four:30 a.m., to accommodate individuals who journey out of city to work and like buying merchandise on the domestically owned institution. The enterprise has been open for 3 years.
Some merchandise cater to these with food allergy symptoms; soy, almond milk, coconut milk and gluten-free merchandise can be found.
Visitors and locals alike who get pleasure from yogurt or sorbet can go inside to mingle with buddies and to select from six day by day rotating flavors at Downtown Yogurt Junction at 117 E. F. St.
“It’s something different, it’s healthy, you create it yourself and you can get as little or as much as you want,” stated proprietor Kandi Smith. She added, “Ounce by ounce, frozen yogurt has fewer calories, and is made with cultured milk, instead of cream.”
Smith stated yearly as a enterprise proprietor she travels to yogurt conventions to attempt the perfect merchandise and flavors.
Downtown Yogurt Junction is open Tuesday although Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.