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The Cultured Garden

By Cecilia Nasti, April 12, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Cecilia Nasti

Pretty Flowers for Attracting BugsCecilia Nasti is an organic food gardener and enthusiastic home cook. She produces and hosts the weekly radio feature Field & Feast broadcast on public radio in Austin, Texas. A nature lover, she also produces and hosts Passport to Texas, a daily statewide radio series about the outdoors for Texas Parks and Wildlife.

This might be true for you as it is for me: As family, school, work and social schedules expand, time spent planning and managing otherwise simple maintenance tasks in the...

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8 Pretty, Tasty Cakes for Spring

By Allison Burch, April 11, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Colorful spring tables call for pretty cakes. Whether you’re enjoying a sweet ending to a weeknight meal or you’re making a centerpiece dessert for a special spring celebration, these scrumptious treats will bring a smile to the faces of everyone at the table.

We’re smitten with these lovely cake recipes:

Grape Harvest Cake
Grape Harvest Cake


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How to Choose the Perfect Blush

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

Spring has sprung! It’s time for sunnier days, budding leaves and rosy cheeks.

If you’re feeling a bit blah from the dark days of winter, a good blush can refresh your look and highlight your natural features. Here are a few tips for choosing a product that’s right for you:

Step 1: Consider your skin type and makeup routine.

Powder Blush

  • Absorbs excess oil for normal to oily skin
  • Works well over concealer or on top of face powder

Recommendation: Mineral Fusion Blush is a luxuriously silky mineral powder formulated without talc, parabens or artificial colors.

Cream Blush

  • Provides added...
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Easter Baskets Every Bunny Loves

By Elizabeth Smith, April 10, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Smith

Annie’s Homegrown Organic Bunny Fruit SnacksHalf-eaten chocolate bunnies and untouched stale neon marshmallows are not signs of a successful Easter basket. Luckily there’s a better way to build an Easter basket — one that is as fun to give as it is to receive and that isn’t a sugar bomb.

Ingredient-Conscious Confections

If candy quandaries have you hunting for great-tasting treats, rest assured all our sweets meet Whole Foods Market’s quality standards — no artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners or preservatives. Here are a...

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Our Kosher for Passover Picks

By Liz Burkhart, April 8, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Liz Burkhart

Looking to add a little variety to your Passover meals this year? We have a variety of delicious new kosher options that you can’t find anywhere else — from yogurt and granola to tomato sauce and olive oil.

Here’s a selection of kosher for Passover products that we’re excited about this year:

The Passover Essentials

  • Matzoh With a variety of choices when selecting which matzoh to serve for Passover, we’re enjoying: Yehuda Organic Whole Wheat Matzoh from Israel, the slightly sweet Streit’s Egg Matzoh, and Streit’s Shmura Matzoh, which is supervised from harvest to...
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