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The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Fruits and Vegetables

By Jessica Shade, September 11, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jessica Shade

Dr. Jessica Shade is the Director of Science Programs for The Organic Center, a non-profit research and education organization focused on evidence-based science about the environmental and health benefits of organic food and farming...

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World Flavors: Your Passport to Meal-Time Fun

By Paige Schilt, September 10, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Is your family tired of eating the same old meals? Back-to-school season is a perfect time to shake up kitchen routines, and exploring world flavors can be your passport to new adventures.

I know what you’re thinking…sounds time-consuming, right? Well it doesn’t have to be. With the help of prepared sauces from Whole Foods Market, you can spice up your life without a lot of prep work — and without adding artificial flavors, colors, preservatives or sweeteners.

Bonus: We’ve got lots of organic and Non-GMO Project Verified options for your marinating, stir-frying and dipping delight!

365 Everyday Value® Organic Teriyaki Sauce

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Veggies in Sweets

By Alana Sugar, September 9, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Carrot-Raisin Baked Oatmeal

A good plan for healthy eating always includes plenty of vegetables. You likely add an assortment of vegetables to salads, soups, entrées, appetizers, snacks and possibly savory breakfasts, but what about...

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Introducing 90 New Certified Cheese Professionals

By Lindsay Robison, September 8, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Think you’re a cheese whiz? 90 Whole Foods Market cheesemongers proved they’re the best of the best by slicing their way through the rigorous third-annual American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional™ (CCP) Exam and passing.

In total, 153 cheesemongers passed this year’s exam. There are now 406 CCPs in the world – 237 (58 percent) are from Whole Foods Market...

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The Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

By John Stewart, September 8, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread
Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread

Simple. Sublime. A textural masterpiece. From college hotplates to 5-star kitchens, few foods offer such a combination of approachability, ease of preparation and sheer unadulterated yumminess. Delicious in its purest form and accommodating enough to welcome a broad range of party-crashers (Granny Smith apples, anyone?), the GCS is a joy to make and devour. Here are some basic guidelines for perfect grilled cheese sandwiches every time.

The Bread...

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