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Berry Chantilly Cake: Creamy, Dreamy and Totally on Sale

By Whole Story Editors, April 6, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


Photo: @dinneralovestory

Fresh berries. Vanilla cake soaked in raspberry simple syrup. Chantilly cream icing made with whipped mascarpone. These why-are-they-not-in-my-mouth-right-now ingredients make up our Berry Chantilly® Cake

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5 Kinds of Grain Salads to Love Right Now

By Alice K. Thompson, March 28, 2017  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Updated March 28, 2017

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Barley Salad with Fresh Mint Recipe

A well-crafted mixture of grains and veggies encapsulates everything I dream of in a salad: It’s packed with texture, contains a wonderful balance of nuttiness and freshness and has enough boldness to support a variety of flavors. Grain salads make ideal side dishes, but it’s also tempting to toss in quick proteins like baked tofu, beans or diced eggs or ham to make one a light meal or to goose up leftovers.

Start with a tasty grain and it’s difficult to go

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5 Easter Basket Ideas You Should Steal Right Now

By Whole Story Editors, March 24, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Gluten-free easter basket

Photo: @againstallgrain

We love the Easter Bunny and all, but we think we can do better. We challenged five bloggers to hop to it and create baskets with goodies from the grocery store — remember at Whole Foods Market there's no high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated fats, artificial sweeteners, artificial flavors or artificial colors in any of the food we sell. Here are their better-for-you (but still delicious!) takes on Easter tradition

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Pantry Makeover: Stock Up on Healthier Staples

By Paige Schilt, March 24, 2017  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Updated March 24, 2017

Bulk pantry staples

We’ve all been there. It’s 6:45 pm (or 7:45 or…10) and you’re wondering what on earth to eat for dinner. Here’s the good news: with a little planning, you can hunger-proof your pantry and make it easier to create fast and good-for-you meals with staples you always have on hand!

A healthier pantry starts with some of the same basics that build a wholesome plate: whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and healthy flavor boosters such as vinegar and low-sodium soy sauce.

Whole Grains

Whole grains are packed with nutrients and many are packed with fiber, too. Use brown rice, quinoa or bulgur as flavorful foundations for

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Delicious Ways to Enjoy Rosé All Day

By Lindsay Robison, March 23, 2017  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

rose wine cupcakes

Photo: @CompletelyDelicious

What once had a small following and limited shelf space now not only gets a featured spot in the Whole Foods Market wine department, but boasts hashtags (#roseallday anyone?) on Instagram and Twitter not to mention on shirts, art prints and jewelry and more. Rosé isn’t just having a moment, it’s a lifestyle. (

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