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Nutritional Yeast: The One Pantry Staple Your Cooking is Missing

By Kathy Hester, January 5, 2017  |  More Posts by Kathy Hester

Kathy Hester

Kathy Hester, creator of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking, is passionate about making healthy eating easy and delicious. Her vegan recipes are proven crowd pleasers. They are full of flavor, and the meat eaters in your family will love them, too. Her recipes have been featured in The Washington Post,

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Top 6 Gluten-Free Recipes

By Lindsay Robison, January 2, 2017  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Considering a gluten-free diet this year? Already gluten-free, but dying for some new recipes to put in rotation? Either way, we’ve got you covered. In 2016, our audience loved our gluten-free baked goods, breakfasts and desserts. Consider adding these six dishes to this week’s menu.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

No special flour blends needed for these delicious 5-ingredient cookies.

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Get the Scoop on Supplements: Our Expert Shares Her Top Six Picks

By Paige Schilt, January 2, 2017  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Updated January 2, 2017

Whole BodyThe world of dietary supplements can be a bit intimidating. Between ancient folk wisdom and scientific advancements, it seems like there’s always more to learn about the vitamins, herbs, powders and potions that supplement a well-rounded diet and support the body’s natural processes.

At Whole Foods Market, we pride ourselves on doing the homework for you. Just in time for our supplement sale, we sat down with Maren Giuliano, a woman who literally purchases millions of supplements per year in her role as our Executive Global Whole Body Coordinator. 

Maren’s Must-Haves

Maren’s selections are geared toward a busy,

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How to Supercharge Your Smoothie

By Alice K. Thompson, December 22, 2016  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

strawberry almond butter smoothie recipe

Strawberry Almond Butter Smoothie Recipe

A smoothie can be breakfast, a snack, or a pre- or post-workout refueling tool. Whether you order from your local Whole Foods Market juice bar or shop for ingredients and blend at home, these frosty beverages are a tasty way to add extra nutrients into your daily routine. Read on for our expert tips, tricks and smoothie shopping lists.

Pick Your Produce

The USDA recommends 1-1 ½ cups of fruit per day for kids

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Let's Get Real About Grocery Shopping

By Whole Story Editors, December 21, 2016  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

chopping vegetables eat real food

The weekly grocery trip has become a hassle. You can’t put just anything in your cart and end up with a delicious dinner. It’s now a minefield of ingredients you can’t pronounce and processed foods that taste … well, let’s just say flavors not found in nature.

Grocery shopping should be easy. In fact, it should be a no-brainer. We believe that the food we put on our shelves should be based in part on what isn't in them. You won't find any of these "ingredients" in any of the food we sell:

  • No high fructose corn syrup,
  • No hydrogenated fats,
  • No added growth hormones* in our fresh meat,
  • No artificial preservatives,
  • No artificial
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