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Beauty in the Bulk Bins

By Abe Louise Young, August 1, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Abe Louise Young

Come on a trip through the bulk section! Blogger and author Jenny Rosenstrach of Dinner: A Love Story shares one easy strategy for keeping dinner with family filled with love and affordable.

Her mission is to help parents learn to cook from scratch — and replace the tempting urge to grab take-out with a habit of making dinner together at home. Using the bulk section as the starting point, she shares how parent-kid bonds are nurtured and her budget is kept to the bottom line.

Every Whole Foods Market has a bulk section — where the colorful beauty of raw grains, beans, pastas, spices, nuts and more are on display in big, enticing see-thru bins.

You can use the containers provided or bring...

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New Music Picks

By Allison Burch, July 31, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Our friends at Inspire — a music and branding company partnering on music initiatives with Whole Foods Market — have pulled together 6 of their picks from the music selection you’ll find at many of our stores.

Plus, they’re giving away Ed Sheeran’s latest CD, X, to three lucky readers. Read on…

Ed Sheeran's X


Sam Smith

In the Lonely Hour


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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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