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More than 26 Reasons to Add Cauliflower to Your Menu

By Whole Story Editors, January 9, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Cauliflower has been getting a lot of attention in recent years for good reason — this humble veggie has lots of meal possibilities! It can be roasted, mashed, steamed and pulsed, and it’s been making an appearance in classic comfort food preparations from pizza to mac and cheese. Plus, cauliflower is one of the richest, nuttiest tasting vegetables and an excellent source of vitamin C. So whether you're trying to add more vegetables into your day or are looking to avoid grains, put cauliflower on your plate.

How to Select and Store Cauliflower

Cauliflower comes in shades of white, orange, green and purple. (Find out why purple cauliflower is having a moment!)

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Top 5 Healthier Cooking Techniques

By Alice K. Thompson, January 6, 2017  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Choosing healthy ingredients is just the start. How you cook your foods is vitally important to developing satisfying flavor while keeping added fat (which can rack up excess calories) in check. The good news? You’re probably already familiar with most of these techniques, and you probably already have all the kitchen equipment you need.

Baking in Parchment Paper

By folding your ingredients (fish is most common) into a parchment parcel and then baking it, you’ll seal in juices — and that means moist and delicious results as well (

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Nutritional Yeast: The One Pantry Staple Your Cooking is Missing

By Kathy Hester, January 5, 2017  |  More Posts by Kathy Hester

Kathy Hester

Kathy Hester, creator of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking, is passionate about making healthy eating easy and delicious. Her vegan recipes are proven crowd pleasers. They are full of flavor, and the meat eaters in your family will love them, too. Her recipes have been featured in The Washington Post,

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Top 6 Gluten-Free Recipes

By Lindsay Robison, January 2, 2017  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Considering a gluten-free diet this year? Already gluten-free, but dying for some new recipes to put in rotation? Either way, we’ve got you covered. In 2016, our audience loved our gluten-free baked goods, breakfasts and desserts. Consider adding these six dishes to this week’s menu.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

No special flour blends needed for these delicious 5-ingredient cookies.

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Get the Scoop on Supplements: Our Expert Shares Her Top Six Picks

By Paige Schilt, January 2, 2017  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Updated January 2, 2017

Whole BodyThe world of dietary supplements can be a bit intimidating. Between ancient folk wisdom and scientific advancements, it seems like there’s always more to learn about the vitamins, herbs, powders and potions that supplement a well-rounded diet and support the body’s natural processes.

At Whole Foods Market, we pride ourselves on doing the homework for you. Just in time for our supplement sale, we sat down with Maren Giuliano, a woman who literally purchases millions of supplements per year in her role as our Executive Global Whole Body Coordinator. 

Maren’s Must-Haves

Maren’s selections are geared toward a busy,

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