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9 Cool Foods (That Won't Heat Up Your Kitchen)

By Megan Myers, June 29, 2017  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Updated June 29, 2017

Get the recipe: Summer Cucumber and Dill Salad

I know what you’re thinking — it’s the middle of the day and the temperatures are already climbing high, the air conditioning is struggling to keep up, and you still have to figure out what to make for dinner. Summer weather is often enough for us to throw up our hands and hit the take-out counter, but there are plenty of options for putting together a great meal that don’

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What’s New? 13 New Reasons to Shop With Us

By Whole Story Editors, June 29, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

We know. It's hard to keep track of all the new products that hit our shelves each month. To help you, our buyers are highlighting a few of their favorites that are debuting in July. From dairy-free dressings and marinades to sangria in a can, here's what you should consider adding to your shopping list. 
Theo Organic Coconut Turmeric Snacking Clusters. Chocolate + benefits? You bet. Crispy quinoa, toasted coconut and cocoa flavanols are mixed with ground turmeric and 60% dark chocolate for a rich feel-good treat. Plus, it's made without dairy or soy. Non-GMO Project Verified. 
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Ways to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, June 28, 2017  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Updated June 28, 2017

Is it hot enough for you yet? During these dog days of summer, hydration is what we really need… well, that and a great book, shaded hammock and a day off from work. Luckily there are lots of ways to wet your whistle from water (au naturel, naturally flavored sparkling, vitamin enhanced, electrolyte beverages and watermelon water) to smoothies to juices. Although pure water is the best and the most affordable option for hydration, sometimes you want something more flavorful and fun.

10 Tips for Summertime Sips

  1. Add flavor naturally to still or sparkling water with lemon, lime, mint or a
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Why You Should Be Cooking With Air-Chilled Chicken

By Whole Story Editors, June 27, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Coconut Milk Grilled Chicken

Coconut Milk Grilled Chicken

Discover the secret behind flavorful juicy chicken: The air-chilled process.

Air-Chilled Process, Explained

As part of processing chicken, the birds have to be cooled to a certain temperature to ensure food safety. This can be done in one of two ways — immersion in cold water or air chilling. The most popular method in the U.S. has been to water chill birds. However, a handful of chicken processors have embraced the air-chilled method, which has been used in Europe for more than 40 years.

During air

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Upgrade Your S’mores Game With Love & Lemons

By Whole Story Editors, June 26, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Husband and wife duo Jeanine and Jack are the creators of the two-time Saveur Award winning blog, Love & Lemons. Cheerful, bright, and full of zest, Jeanine takes an elevated but accessible and fun approach to her recipes. Think tart cherry and mint sorbet and carrot quinoa oatmeal breakfast cookies. Their best-selling book, "The Love & Lemons

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