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Celebrate National Watermelon Day with a Juicy Deal

By Whole Story Editors, July 31, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Watermelon is a quintessential summer flavor for good reason — it’s thirst-quenching, delicious and versatile. We love it by the wedge and in salads, entrées, desserts and drinks. So what better way to celebrate National Watermelon Day on Thursday, August 3 than with juicy savings?
 
We’re extending the one-day celebration into a four-day offer: Get 2 for $5 WTRMLN Juice from August 3-6, 2017.* And that's not all. We’re also having a buy one, get one free organic mini watermelon sale from August 3–August 6, 2017.* 
 
New to WTRMLN Juices? These cold-pressed or cold-pressured juices
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What’s New: Pasta You Need To Try Plus 10 More Faves

By Whole Story Editors, July 31, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Seggiano Organic Pasta

If you’re on the lookout for sure-fire fast tasty meals, pasta night essentials and lunch box wins to ease the transition back to school, you’ll be happy to know that we’ve added many new items to our shelves that fit the bill. Bonus: All these new products meet our Quality Standards. That means no hydrogenated fats or artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners in any food we sell, and there are more than 100 ingredients that we don’t allow for body care products. 
 
From easy meal solutions to pantry staples to time-savers, here are 11 new products to try this month. 
 
Seggiano Organic Pasta
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7 Nutrition Tips Every Family Should Know

By Whole Story Editors, July 31, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
 
If you’re confused about what’s healthy and what’s not, we understand — there’s plenty of conflicting information out there. Here’s a rundown of basic principles of good nutrition and healthy growth.
 
Don’t forget: We make it easy for you to shop with confidence by doing lots of the research for you. Check out our Quality Standards for all the details on what’s not allowed on our shelves. No hydrogenated fats or artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners in any food we sell is just the start. 
 
1. Essential Vitamins:
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Must-Have Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family

By Whole Story Editors, July 28, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
Sesame Noodles
 
 
Feeding an active family a nutritious menu is never easy, especially when time is short. However the following strategies, time-saving tips and recipes for each meal (plus snacks!) will help you nourish your clan with less stress. 

 

BETTER BREAKFASTS

Aim for breakfast should have lots of fiber and whole grains, some protein and good fat, and as little added sugar as possible. Here are a few
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Supplier Stories, Unwrapped: The Small-Batch Story of Bobo’s Oat Bars

By Whole Story Editors, July 27, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
In our new Supplier Stories, Unwrapped series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Follow along as we tell their tales.
 
 
Bobo’s Oat Bars make for a perfect lunchbox filler or after-school snack—but without a girl named Bobo, they never would have happened. Here’s how a rainy-afternoon snack turned into a small-batch business that still uses the same four-ingredient recipe. Look for this delicious Boulder-made treat in U.S. stores.
 
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