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Trending at Whole Foods Market: Mochi

The Internet is freaking out over the rollout of Whole Foods Market’s new self-serve mochi bars, and we couldn’t be prouder. If you’re a mochi virgin, let us explain: Mochi ice cream is a trendy Japanese-American dessert made of bite-sized ice cream balls enveloped in sweet rice dough. Our flavors include Strawberry, Vanilla Bean, Matcha Green Tea, Red Bean, Double Chocolate, Black Sesame, Kona Coffee, Mango and more. Prices vary, but are around $2 per treat — click here to find out if mochi is available in your store.

Everyday Superfood: Why You Need to Eat More Salmon

Rima Kleiner, a nationally recognized food and nutrition expert, helps us explore the everyday superfoods that deserve a spot on your plate.

10 Reasons to Celebrate National Drink Wine Day

National Drink Wine Day is Saturday, February 18, and — unsurprisingly — I’m excited to open a bottle or two over dinner with friends. We want you to be able to do the same, so for one day only, all our Criterion Cellars wines are 20% off*. These wines are some of my favorites in the entire department — here’s why they’re special:
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Warm, Cozy Soups Make Easy Weeknight Dinners

Soups on! Freshen up one of your favorite weeknight go-to dinners with these tips and recipes.
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Try the Trend: Japanese Food Beyond Sushi

It’s time to take our relationship with Japanese food to the next level. We’ve been through a lot together, (an Instagram search for #sushi pulls more than 16 million posts). Parents have been swept up in the craze for kyaraben lunches, bento boxes with foods arranged into cute shapes like animals and cartoon characters. Now, matcha lattes have taken over mornings, and Eater has just named chawanmushi — savory egg custard made with fish stock called dashi — a “dining trend that will define 2017.” It’s clear we’re ready to take an even deeper look into Japanese cuisine.
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8 Valentine's Day Gifts to Show Your Love (or Like!)

Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, a friend, a teacher or an entire classroom of kiddos, we’ve got everything you need to make you look good (like really, really good!) on Valentine’s Day.
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Valentine’s Day Menu: What the Pros Are Cooking for Dinner

Anyone can make reservations. Show your Valentine you’re #obsessed by staying home and setting the table for two (don’t forget the tablecloth, candles and mood music!). The key: Pick a recipe that requires a little extra TLC, and use high-quality ingredients. We asked a few of our favorite foodies what they’ll be cooking up to show they care.