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What Elly Eats: 11 Tasty Must-Haves From Her Kitchen

By Ellen Miller, September 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Ellen Miller

Elly Truesdell, Whole Foods Market’s local forager for our Northeast region, tastes her way through five states to discover new products to stock on our shelves. Some days she’s in Manhattan dipping a spoon into a delicious new sauce from a New York City chef, on others she’s trekking through rows of pear trees on a farm in rural New Jersey. Either way, she always ends up in her happy place when the day ends—her kitchen in Brooklyn where she cooks for family and friends. Here are the 11 products you’ll always find in her fridge and pantry:

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Coffee Day at Whole Foods Market

By Whole Story Editors, September 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

National Coffee Day (Thursday, September 29) is just days away and we’ve got some great ways to celebrate. Perk up with a pumpkin spice latte, find out how your daily cup can help others, and whip up some delicious coffee-inspired drinks and dishes. Here’s how:

1. On National Coffee Day, Allegro Coffee will...

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Get to Know Teff

By Megan Myers, September 22, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

At this point you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the ancient grains showing up, but for us, the more the merrier in our pantry. We love the rediscovery of teff, both as a grain and a flour.

What is Teff?

Teff is one of the oldest cultivated grains in the world, originating in Ethiopia as plant domestication began thousands of years ago. It is a grass, not a variant of wheat, and is very similar to millet or quinoa, but this seed is even smaller. The small size makes it ideal to use in porridges and savory polenta-style meals. It’s also ground into flour and used traditionally for flatbreads like injera. Teff is high in protein, carbohydrates and fiber, which has made it a staple for seminomadic farmers for centuries.

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My Favorite New Recipes: Fall Vegetarian Slow Cooker Dinners

By Molly Siegler, September 22, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Food Editor Molly Siegler puts her culinary chops to work coordinating the creation and curation of recipes and other food-focused content for Whole Foods Market. (Catch ...

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The Baby Gifts Moms Really Want: 7 Ideas Straight from A New Mom

By Bishop And Holland, September 20, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Bishop And Holland

Jean, Stia and Katherine are a mom, daughter and daughter-in-law who write the Dallas-based lifestyle blog Bishop And Holland. This past January, their family welcomed Stia’s first child, William. We asked Stia, along with her mother and sister-in-law, for advice on the best baby gifts at the grocery store.

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