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World Vegetarian Day: Our 10 Most Popular Vegetarian Recipes

By Kate Rowe, September 30, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kate Rowe

In honor of World Vegetarian Day on October 1, we’ve pulled together this list of our 10 most popular vegetarian recipes. You’ll find many staple recipes in the list here, featuring classic techniques and go-to recipes for basics like baked tofu and roasted vegetables. We can tell our audience loves spaghetti squash and black beans, with these versatile ingredients appearing in a few different recipes in the list.

Inspired to explore more? Check out more of our favorites, including our protein-packed vegetarian recipes and our vegetarian slow cooker recipes. Plan to try a new vegetarian recipe or make an old favorite to celebrate World Vegetarian Day — Happy cooking and eating!

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Raise A Glass to Our 5 Favorite Fall Beer Trends

By Lindsay Robison, September 30, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Sure, porters and stouts have their place as the season turns. But Chris Manca and Taylor Cathala — our beer experts in New York City and San Francisco — think there are more exciting things brewing. Ahead, they spill on what they're sipping right now. (Remember: While a few craft brews are available everywhere, many are meant to be enjoyed locally. If you don't find the exact beer we've mentioned below in your store, ask a team member to suggest something similar from your area.)

1. Fruity IPA's

Fruity brews may seem summery, but don't count them out. A vibrant, wet hop beer has a juiciness to it that mimics flavors of apricots, peaches, and other fruits depending on the hops

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My Favorite New Recipes: Spooky, Sweet and Savory Halloween Dishes and Desserts

By Molly Siegler, September 29, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Food Editor Molly Siegler puts her food fascination to work coordinating the creation of recipes and other food-focused content for Whole Foods Market. (Catch Molly's cooking videos on You Tube!) We asked Molly to share some of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen.

Halloween equals a fun excuse to make weird food. Luckily, these party-ready recipes are weird with a nutritious twist! For any Halloween planning, it’s essential to think about savory in addition to sweet foods.

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Roses for Relief: Give a Flower and Give Back

By Whole Story Editors, September 27, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Every week Whole Foods Market imports Fair Trade roses from Ecuador, and when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country earlier this year, our floral buyers wanted to find a way to help the thousands of families displaced by the disaster. This week, individual long stem roses will be available for purchase in our floral departments for $2 each, and 100% of the proceeds will go toward a guaranteed $100,000 donation to Hogar de Cristo, an emergency home construction program. 

The non-profit builds temporary homes made of wood, cane and bampoo (local, natural and traditional materials) that are quick-and-easy to construct. This program gives families the breathing room they need to build a better house with more solid materials at a later

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Five Nutrition Pros Dish on Their Top Tailgating Picks

By Kathy K. Downie, RDN, September 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kathy K. Downie, RDN

Tailgating — the act of carting, sometimes cooking and sharing good food (and, hey, a beer or two) onsite before a football game —excites some fans as much as the actual football game. Unfortunately, the tasty pastime is not known to be the healthiest fall tradition. Read on for five nutrition experts’ ideas for portable crowd-pleaser (healthy) foods any fan can cheer for.

Oaxacan Guacamole with Chopped Vegetables for healthy tailgating

Oaxacan-Style Guacamole Recipe

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