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A Get-Started Guide to Meal Planning

By Alice K. Thompson, August 11, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew

More home-cooked meals, even on busy weekdays? Yes, please! Summer is winding down, fall is on the way, and it’s a natural time to ease into a fresh meal-planning routine.

January may be the official month of resolutions, but a lot of us find September’s change-of-season energy just as powerful when it comes to creating new schedules. Here are some strategies to help you start a plan, plus some of my favorite weeknight...

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The Top 10 Most Popular Types of Supplements

By Allison Burch, August 11, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Supplements and Vitamins

What are Supplements?

Supplements are just that — supplements, not replacements. Paired with a healthy diet, they can help keep the body strong and well by focusing on prevention and support. They can also help to address specific health needs related to your joints, heart, brain, digestion and more. Research indicates that optimal levels of some nutrients are tough to obtain from diet alone, thus… supplements!

The Whole Body sections of our stores have a wide variety of supplement types so if multivitamins are the only kind that spring to mind, there’s a whole new world to explore.

Here’s a list of popular supplements and why...

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One Week Sale + Great Ways to Use Grapes

By Alana Sugar, August 10, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

One Week Sale! August 12-18 | Organic Grapes $1.99 per Pound.

Are you familiar with the Great Grape Escape? It’s a favorite in my house. You simply wash, dry and freeze grapes, then eat them or if you are super hot, roll them around your temples and over the back of your neck. Of course, you can always pretend you are a child and stuff one into your belly button for an immediate cooling effect! Here are more cooling grape ideas.

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, August 9, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

All too soon we’ll be back to organizing meals around the after-school flurry of extracurriculars and homework, but we’re not quite ready to give up on summer yet! To help you serve dinner without fuss and ease into fall, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week.

Classic Braised Chicken with Celery and Potatoes

Classic Braised Chicken with Celery and Potatoes

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How to Apply for a School Salad Bar from Whole Kids Foundation

By Tristana Pirkl, August 7, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Tristana Pirkl

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids with access to a salad bar in their school cafeteria consume three times more vegetables and fruits than kids without a salad bar. Why? Because they get to choose which veggies and fruits they want.

When you give kids good choices, they’ll make good choices. This fact is proven with salad bars. Kids with access to a salad bar in the school cafeteria not only put more fruits and veggies on their plates, they actually eat them!

Whole Kids Foundation® loves salad bars because they directly support our mission to get kids to eat better…and enjoy it!

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