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10 Things to do with Pizza Dough Beyond Pizza

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Quick Heirloom Tomato Foccacia
Quick Heirloom Tomato Foccacia

A couple months ago, my family declared that Friday nights are pizza nights, so we now have frozen premade pizza dough at the ready. However, it was just last month when I was faced with an abundance of cherries and made Cherry Focaccia that I discovered premade pizza dough is a fantastic shortcut for dishes beyond pizza. Since then, I’ve uncovered even more...

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Why to Shop the Endcaps + Free Cheese Samples!

By Abe Louise Young, August 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Abe Louise Young

Jenny Rosenstrach, blogger and author of Dinner: A Love Story, has a single-minded pursuit to put healthy dinners on the table for her family, while getting the most out of every dollar in her household budget. In this short video she points out two ways to save: endcaps and cheese samples.

Savings at the Endcaps

Jenny highlights the value of shopping from endcaps — you know, the tall displays at the ends of every aisle. Great sales, promotions and in-season items are featured on endcaps. Check out the offerings and find the best deals.

Free Cheese Samples!

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Cooking with Kids: Good Tools

By Molly Siegler, August 28, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

Now that you’re set up to cook safely in the kitchen alongside your young ones, let’s talk about the right tools to have on hand for your adventures. Though many of the tools you already have in your kitchen will be perfectly fine for cooking with kids, there are a few items (9 to be exact!) that are pretty indispensable if you’re going to make family kitchen fun a regular routine.

Cooking with Kids

Slow cooker

Not only is a slow cooker a magical device beloved by adults that allows dinner to bubble away unattended all day, but it’s a great tool for kids, too....

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5 or 25 Minutes? We’ve Got a Meal for That

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 27, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread
Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread

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.

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Help Us Grow Healthy Kids

By Carly Price, August 26, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Carly Price

Whole Kids Foundation; Kids Cooking

Just like a tiny seed landing in the right place can grow a towering tree, a single dollar given in the right place can sprout a healthy future for a child.

During September, when you donate to the Whole Kids Foundation® “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign at Whole Foods Market, every penny goes directly to help provide school garden and salad bar grants, as well as...

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