With Evolve Paleo Chef’s protein packed menu and fresh juice bar, Muscle Maker Grill’s satisfying, lo-cal wraps, and MmmRealEats pre-prepped portion control setting the standard for healthy meals on the go, is there room for another macro-mindful eatery in Omaha? Owner of the new Eat Fit Go, Aaron McKeever is up for the challenge. McKeever, formerly of Jams and Pitch, consulted with chef/owner of Enzo’s, Enzo Zurlo, on the menu of pre-made meals for the health-inclined diner. From gluten free to high fat, McKeever and Zurlo have your macros in mind. The first location at 180th and Dodge is due to open within the next couple of weeks, and a second is under way at Aksarben Village. Can’t wait to get your hot hands on some of your own? EatFitGo to IThinkFit Gym at 2424 S 156th Cir, which maintains a cooler of the convenient, microwavable meals. Follow along on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EatFitGo/?fref=ts
Eat Fit Go
Coming Soon to 304 N. 179th St
Meet Your Meat
A live meat market is coming soon to South Omaha. The market will sell, slaughter, and process goat, rabbit, sheep, pig, and small cattle on site. For consumers looking to bridge the gap between themselves and the knowledge of how food comes to their plate, this is a welcome addition to Omaha’s foodscape. Still others are calling foul, stating that the witness of animal slaughter is for entertainment, and not education. A petition to halt the market received over 96,000 signatures from all around the world. A year of obstacles (the contractor eventually backed out) and the project is back up and running. Consumers will be able to assess the health of the animal, ensure the safety of their food processing, and take one more step away from factory farming. Owner Tom Meyer plans to open a smaller establishment on the property in the spring while the larger project continues development, hoping to open the greater structure in 2018.
Toms Live Meat Market
Coming soon to 27 and N
Something Fishy From the FDA
Natural Grocers refuses to sell genetically modified salmon, or any product made from GM salmon. The FDA ignored a petition with over 2 million consumer signatures imploring them to halt production of the frankenfish, and opted to relieve the creator, AquaBounty, of any obligation to label its food as Genetically Modified. The producers plan to prevent any crossbreeding with natural salmon using an additional genetic modification to ensure that all of the eggs hatched are female and sterile. The fact that fish have been known to alter their own sex is easily overlooked, and quotes from Jurassic Park quickly spring to mind. In any case, Natural Grocers holds true to their commitment to…. well, actual food. Thank you, Natural Grocers!
Take This With a Grain of Salt
NuTek Food Science has been named the 2015 Emerging Leader in Innovation Award winner by Rabobank. The Omaha company is responsible for the creation of NuTek Salt, created from naturally sourced potassium, as a low sodium salt alternative. In October, Goldman Sachs recognized Thomas L. Manuel, Co-Founder and CEO of NuTek Food Science, as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015 at its Builders + Innovators Summit. Congratulations NuTek Food Science! To learn more about what NuTek brings to the table, visit https://nuteksalt.com/