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9 Healthy Ways to Savor End-of-Summer Fruits and Vegetables

By Megan Myers, July 23, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Summer Harvest Ratatouille

Summer Harvest Ratatouille

Honestly, it’s hard to think about summer ending when it feels like we’ve only just gotten to the best of it. Once those back-to-school sales start creeping in, you know it’s time to double down and squeeze in as much fun and food as possible.

Right now is the time to eat all the fresh tomatoes, peppers, summer squash,...

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Need to Know: House Bill Could Affect GMO Labeling

By A.C. Gallo, July 22, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by A.C. Gallo

A recent poll revealed that 90 percent of American consumers want labeling transparency for all products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Whole Foods Market supports that right to transparency and has taken active steps to honor our customers’ right to know, culminating in a commitment to GMO labeling transparency in our stores by 2018. We have been working diligently with our suppliers to collectively achieve that goal since it was announced in 2013.

Given our clear stance in support of GMO labeling transparency, we felt it important to advise our shoppers that legislation currently expected to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives this week would have real implications for shoppers who – for whatever reason – want to know which products on our shelves contain GMOs, and which products do...

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Super Snacks for On-the-Go Summers

By Megan Myers, July 22, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Hippie Chow

Hippie Chow

It’s hard for my kids to slow down in the summer, even when it comes time to eat. That’s why I try to keep a wide variety of snack foods at the ready, so we can keep going with the fun!

Prepping batches of snacks makes things easier whether you’re sticking close to home this summer, hitting the beach, or gearing up for a long car ride. No one wants to have to worry about where to get the next bite to eat, so...

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4 Easy Recipes for Infused Waters That Are Almost Too Pretty to Drink

By Allison Burch, July 21, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Want a genius tip for summer?

Keep a pitcher of one of these naturally flavored infused waters in your fridge all season long. It’s a healthier hydration choice than soda and so fancy you’ll feel like every sip is a special treat. Plus they’re a clever (and gorgeous!) way to use the trimmings from summer’s fresh fruits, veggies and herbs.

Here’s how easy they are to make.

Cucumber + Lemon + Parsley

Cucumber-Lemon Water with Parsley

Treat yourself to a spa day at home with this simple mixture of cucumber- and lemon-infused water. A hint of parsley...

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Mommy Makes: Green Eggs, No Ham!

By Christine O'Connor, July 20, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Christine O'Connor

Green eggs, no ham with a side of black beans. | Image by Christine O'Connor

In this ongoing blog series, Christine, a budget-minded mom and Whole Foods Market team member, explores ways to create healthy, organic foods that appeal to both child and husband. Read the other posts in her ongoing series.

My son always laughs at the thought of eating green food when I read him the Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs and Ham. That’s so silly! But is it? Sounds like it’s time for another one of mommy’s cooking experiments: Green eggs, hold...

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