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Pantry Makeover: Stock Up on Healthier Staples

By Paige Schilt, March 24, 2017  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Updated March 24, 2017

Bulk pantry staples

We’ve all been there. It’s 6:45 pm (or 7:45 or…10) and you’re wondering what on earth to eat for dinner. Here’s the good news: with a little planning, you can hunger-proof your pantry and make it easier to create fast and good-for-you meals with staples you always have on hand!

A healthier pantry starts with some of the same basics that build a wholesome plate: whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and healthy flavor boosters such as vinegar and low-sodium soy sauce.

Whole Grains

Whole grains are packed with nutrients and many are packed with fiber, too. Use brown rice, quinoa or bulgur as flavorful foundations for

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Delicious Ways to Enjoy Rosé All Day

By Lindsay Robison, March 23, 2017  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

rose wine cupcakes

Photo: @CompletelyDelicious

What once had a small following and limited shelf space now not only gets a featured spot in the Whole Foods Market wine department, but boasts hashtags (#roseallday anyone?) on Instagram and Twitter not to mention on shirts, art prints and jewelry and more. Rosé isn’t just having a moment, it’s a lifestyle. (

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Why Rosé is the Wine World's Most Exciting Story

By Devon Broglie, March 23, 2017  |  More Posts by Devon Broglie

rose in ice bucket

Devon Broglie headshotDevon Broglie is a Master Sommelier (he knows a thing or two about wine), and a Global Beverage Buyer at Whole Foods Market. Along with co-conspirator Doug Bell, he heads up the team that discovers and buys all the delicious wines you’ll find

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Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Our *Limited Edition* Beauty Bag

By Whole Story Editors, March 16, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Whole Body Beauty Bag

Calling all natural beauties! Beginning on Friday March 24, the Whole Body department will be selling limited edition beauty bags. What’s inside? A carefully curated selection of some of our favorite skincare and makeup, all housed in a handcrafted, organic cotton clutch. The $18 bag — which has a retail value of $90 — is only available while supplies last, so we suggest snagging one, stat. And you can share your favorite clean beauty tip or product from our beauty aisle on Instagram or Twitter using #CleanBeautyFaves and #SweepsEntry for a chance to win a bag. (Full contest details.)

Other beauty retailers may throw around the terms “

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Try Our Top 10 Vegan Beauty Products

By Whole Story Editors, March 16, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Do you want your beauty routine to be cruelty-free? Whole Body (the section of the store where you’ll find essential oils, naturally scented soaps, makeup and more) only sells beauty products that haven’t been tested on animals. We also have a wide selection of vegan beauty products, which don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients such as beeswax, lanolin or carmine — and right now they’re having a moment. These top 10 vegan beauty buys meet our strict quality standards for humans, too — we ban more than 75 common ingredients allowed in other beauty and personal care products.

Acure Brightening Facial Scrub / 4 fl oz

Gently buff away dullness with a purifying blend of

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