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Simple Summer Sprouts + a Giveaway

By Sophia Bielenberg, July 31, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Sophia Bielenberg

Broccoli Sprouts | Image from High Mowing Organic SeedsSophia Bielenberg is the Marketing Content Specialist at High Mowing Organic Seeds. High Mowing offers 10 varieties of certified organic, Non-GMO Project verified sprouting seeds and is in the process of Non-GMO Project verifying their complete line of organic vegetable seeds. Look for High Mowing Organic Seeds at select Whole Foods Market stores!

Summer is a great time to celebrate fresh food. Summer dishes ranging from salads to burgers are even more tasty and nutritious...

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Big Batch Salads

By The Editors at Food52.com, July 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by The Editors at Food52.com

A new-ish strategy of ours is to make a double or triple batch of a salad that can work for lunches, side dishes and a main meal for dinner. Sounds pretty effective, right? Even better is that these salad recipes are bursting with the nuttiest, berriest, spiciest flavors you can imagine.

Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple and Dried Cranberry

Recipe: Quinoa...

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Do a Body Good, Fast

By Allison Burch, July 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Our lives are busy and it’s hard to fit everything in, including eating for variety and essential nutrients. Supplements can help, and they can support optimal health, as well.

Read on to learn about a special 3-day sale happening August 1-3, 2014: Buy shelf-stable Engine 2 Plant-Strong™ Almondmilk or shelf-stable 365 Everyday Value® Organic Almondmilk and get 40% off Vega Protein Smoothie. 

Supplements are just that — supplements, not replacements. They cannot replace a healthy diet, but can help keep the body strong and well by focusing on prevention and support.

Think of supplements as a smart way to be good to your whole body.

Susan Wattik, who works at our Global Headquarters, shares two of the supplements she always has on hand — multivitamins and protein powder — and picks her current favorites.

Multivitamins: a Neat, Tidy Package


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Get More from Tomatoes in Season

By Elizabeth Smith, July 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Smith

Vegan Caprese SaladFresh Salsa

When I was a kid, my neighbors grew the juiciest, best-tasting tomatoes in their back garden. They became a hallmark of summer and to this day, I believe tomatoes are one of the best things about this season.

Let’s celebrate peak-...

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How to Save Money on Your Weekly Shop

By Elizabeth Smith, July 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Smith

Heirloom Tomato and Bulgur Salad
Heirloom Tomato and Bulgur Salad

Fall is often linked with a return to routine. This can mean adopting time-and money-saving strategies or embracing healthier eating habits. In both cases, the Whole Story blog is here to help. Through mid-September we’re sharing our favorite pointers for mealtimes (including snacks!) from how to shop to how to prep, so you can get back on track with ease.

Between work, school drop-offs and pick-ups and...

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