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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes: Yes, You Can Please ‘Em All!

By Alice K. Thompson, November 11, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

If your group is like mine this Thanksgiving, it’s probably going to have a number of friends and family with special diets. As of right now I’m counting two vegetarians, someone who needs to watch their sodium, someone who prefers gluten-free dishes and someone (that would be me!) who hopes to keep their health goals in check. So here’s the challenge: Getting a meal on the table that has something for everyone but still hits the holiday flavor and comfort notes we know and love.


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Our Top 5 Picks for Easy Online Ordering

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

This Thanksgiving, you can do it all. But you don’t have to.

That’s because online ordering is available for Thanksgiving feasting, Hanukkah noshing, Christmas celebrating and every holiday entertaining occasion in between at: shop.wholefoodsmarket.com

Choose from ready-to-cook turkey, heat-and-serve holiday meals, entrées, sides, desserts, party platters, appetizers and more. Just order online and pick up in store!

Our holiday dishes are prepared for you in our kitchens with ingredients that follow the same standards as what we sell on our shelves. That means no artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners or preservatives.  

Exact selections vary by store, so take a moment to browse their online store for every delectable dish they’re offering. If you don't find what you're looking for in our online store, your local store can help, too...

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Cooking with Green Beans: Traditional or with a Twist

By Alana Sugar, November 10, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Although a summer vegetable, green beans have been gracing our holiday tables since the mid 1950’s thanks to the popular green bean casserole. Today autumn meals include a wide variety of green bean recipes from salads to stir-fries.

Selecting & Storing

You can purchase green beans fresh or frozen. If buying fresh, reach for beans of equal size for uniform cooking. Choose beans that are free of rust spots and scars...

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The Best Wines for Thanksgiving

By John Stewart, November 9, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday for many reasons — no gift-wrapping, minimal commercialization, friends and family getting together and the opportunity to try new wines! So many flavors populate a Thanksgiving table that lend themselves to particularly tasty pairings.

The Go-To


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