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Halloween Candy You Can Feel Good About

By Lindsay Robison, October 14, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Finding the siren call of Halloween candy difficult to resist? At Whole Foods Market, there’s no need. All of the candies we sell live up to the same food quality standards you’ll find in the rest of the store, including no hydrogenated fats or artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners. Enjoy these picks this season — they’re so good it’s spooky.

UNREAL Super-Natural Halloween Candy

Full of delicious treats made with fair trade cacao and sugar. What's not to love? Stock up on UNREAL Halloween Candy (10ct) on sale for $4.99 ea through 11/1. See more deals. Need a quick candy delivery? Check for local delivery

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5 Must-Try Fall Makeup Ideas

By Melanie Rud Chadwick, October 14, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Melanie Rud Chadwick

Ah, fall. So many things to love: crisp leaves, pumpkin everything, cozy wool sweaters. Add gorgeous makeup to that list, too. The change of seasons comes with a crop of new makeup trends, making this the perfect time to freshen up your beauty look. Ahead, eco makeup artist and founder of greenbeautyteam.com Kristen Arnett shares her favorite five, plus, easy tips that will help you recreate them at home.

1. Healthy, highlighted skin

It’s time to get glowing. “Beautiful skin is always on trend,” says Arnett. “It shows that you’re healthy from the inside out, and is a classic look that

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Easy Breakfast Recipes You Can Make the Night Before

By Megan Myers, October 13, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Updated October 13, 2016

Apple Oatmeal in a Jar

Apple Oatmeal in a Jar

My kids eat breakfast during the school week at 6:45 AM. Though we all tend to wake up early, actually being functional at this time is another story. That means choosing what to have for breakfast can be a bit of a challenge. I’m constantly greeted with a chorus of “I don’t know”, so I do what I can to minimize the sleepy (and perhaps grumpy) frustrations.

That means taking care of breakfast ahead of time. I like to use my slow

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Check Out Our 10 Most Popular Fall Recipes

By Kate Rowe, October 13, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kate Rowe

Our top 10 fall recipes have been tried, tested and declared delicious — by you! Below you’ll find cozy soups and hearty chilies, a sheet pan supper and quick baked pasta, lots of clever shortcuts and classic fall flavors, from pumpkin to butternut squash to sweet potatoes. Happy fall cooking!

turkey pumpkin chili

1. Turkey Pumpkin Chili

While this recipe might sound a bit unusual, it’s a repeat favorite on our site. We’re always looking for

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It’s Non-GMO Month: Our Progress on GMO Transparency

By A.C. Gallo, October 10, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by A.C. Gallo

tractor on a non-gmo farm

With the celebration of October as Non-GMO Month, it’s the perfect time to provide an update on Whole Foods Market’s GMO Transparency Initiative, first announced in 2013.

We are well on our way to providing GMO transparency for the food we sell by our self-imposed deadline of September 1, 2018. Here are just a few highlights of what shoppers can find in our stores already:

  • We offer more than 11,500 Non-GMO Project™ Verified products – a threefold increase in three years.
  • We offer more than 25,000 certified organic choices companywide. (Organic Standards don’t allow GMOs.)
  • Our in-store kitchens and bakeries use eggs that are from hens raised on non-GMO feed and canola oil that is non-GMO verified
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