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Tips for a Gluten-Free Snack Time

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, September 2, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins

Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins

Unlike meals, snacks are mostly fuss-free affairs, right? Without a second thought, you grab something in the pantry or choose a recipe that comes together easily. If you’re running errands, you reach for something tasty at the checkout or stop by a coffee shop. If you’re at work, you forage nearby.

However if you can’t eat gluten, the ease of snack time dissipates — at least initially. Here are a few tips and recipes...

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10 Fall Recipes Featuring Gala Apples + a Sale!

By Allison Burch, September 2, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch





U.S. and Canada only. Selection may vary by store. While supplies last. No rain checks. 


It’s that lovely time of year when you start seeing more and more fall seasonal fruits like apples and pears mingled among the end-of-summer berries and grapes and melons.


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Supporting Whole Kids Foundation: There’s No Such Thing as Small Change

By Carly Price, September 1, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Carly Price

In nature, each tiny microbe, seed, honeybee or raindrop can influence big change. Kids who garden learn that every small contribution is vital to keeping an ecosystem healthy and strong all while getting rooted to real food!

Donations work in quite the same way. While a few pennies given to Whole Kids Foundation® may seem like just your small change, each year those contributions add up to huge changes for millions of kids.

Whole Kids Foundation is an independent 501C3 founded by Whole Foods Market in 2011. Since then our shoppers have donated millions of dollars to support our school programs: School Garden Grants,...

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4 Hints for At-Home Hair Color

By Paige Schilt, August 31, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Hair Color

Coloring at home is convenient, and it allows you to make informed decisions about what you’re putting on your head (and absorbing through your scalp). Because hair dyes can contain shady ingredients, our Whole Foods Market stores carry Naturtint Hair Permanent Hair Color, which is formulated without ammonia, resorcinol or parabens.

For stunning at-home hair color results, follow these simple steps.

1.     Start with dirty hair. This may seem counterintuitive, but the natural oils help protect your scalp during the coloring process.

2.     Get it together. Before you open the box, gather all the supplies you need,...

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25 Ways to Enjoy Heirloom Tomatoes

By Alana Sugar, August 31, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Pesto Pizzas

Grilled Heirloom Tomato and Pesto Pizzas

I’m ready to live, breath, hoard and savor a variety of heirloom tomatoes. Because their growing season is so short, I don’t want to miss out on a single bite. I also love to take advantage of recipes that highlight heirlooms such as ...

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