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One Bakery Shows Their True Colors with Plant-Based Dyes

By Paige Schilt, February 4, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Fancypants Baking Co. cookies

When you bite into a decorated cookie from Fancypants Baking Co., the first thing you’re likely to notice is the silky-smooth royal icing. What your taste buds won’t tell you is all the behind-the-scenes precision it takes to produce vibrant color without artificial food dyes.

“Many kids have sensitivities to artificial colors,” explains Fancypants co-founder Justin Housman. “That was a big thing for us because a lot of our customers have allergies.”

Justin and his partner, Maura Duggan, built a reputation baking artisan cookies in their nut-free kitchen. They pride themselves on using wholesome ingredients such as cage-free eggs and real Madagascar vanilla.

“Originally,...

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Daily Dish: Thursday

By Whole Story Editors, February 4, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

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Photo Credit: @15gram

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.

A Little Piece of Heaven

If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you might have seen a recipe for cloud bread in your feed. Pinners are loving this low-carb, gluten-free way to...

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Spa Gifts for Your Valentine

By Paige Schilt, February 4, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Spa gifts feature prominently in my family’s Valentine’s Day rituals, because everyone can use a little TLC. This year, Whole Foods Market is featuring a bevy of luxurious rose-themed body products to help you share the love. Pair with a dozen Whole Trade® roses for a high-impact romantic gift or with a single stem for sensational presentation.

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Daily Dish: Wednesday

By Whole Story Editors, February 3, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Photo Credit: @newmanikki

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.

Pour a Little Prosecco

Maybe it’s the bubbles, or maybe it’s the affordable price range — there’s just something about Prosecco that always makes us smile. And this list of 11 things you probably didn’t know about Prosecco has us loving the sparkling drink even more. For example, did you know this drink’s...

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Pick Whole Trade Roses for Valentine’s Day Value

By Paige Schilt, February 3, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Whole Trade Roses

This Valentine’s Day, surprise your sweetheart with Whole Trade® roses that support healthy ecosystems and thriving farmworker communities. A team member from our floral department will be happy to wrap your bouquet, and you can pick up dinner, chocolate and wine at the same time!

Why Buy Whole Trade® Roses?

We deeply appreciate when our shoppers choose Whole Trade flowers because your purchases are working to give back in communities worldwide. Whole Trade flower growers work with Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade USA and other third-party organizations to verify that farms meet occupational health and safety requirements, provide legal minimum wage and...

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