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Spooktacular Treats for Halloween

By Megan Myers, October 10, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. Dressing up in costume is so much fun, and now that I have kids, the whole family really gets into it. Yep, we’re one of those families who does a group costume! It’s such a fun way to get everyone involved and make the day a little more special. Another way to add fun to the day? Spooky foods!

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween bash or just want some tasty snacks before heading out to trick-or-treat, these recipes are sure to be a hit. Here are a few ideas to get your evening off to a boo-tiful start.


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14 Ways to Enjoy Fall Flavors

By Paige Schilt, October 9, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I live in Austin, Texas, where summer temperatures can last into October, and it’s not unusual to eat Thanksgiving dinner in short sleeves. That’s great news for local gardeners, but it can...

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Halloween Treats They Won’t Trade

By Megan Myers, October 8, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

My older son loves Halloween, so much so that he starts talking about next year’s costume before this year’s event has even happened. For him it’s more about the achievement of filling a pumpkin bucket than the candy itself, so I try to make sure that his haul includes plenty of better-for-you options. I also make sure what I give out at home, or send to school parties, isn’t full of preservatives and artificial flavors or sweeteners.

Just because it’...

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6 Tips for Shopping if Avoiding GMOs

By Paige Brady, October 6, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Brady

At Whole Foods Market, we believe you have the right to know what’s in your food. That’s why we are labeling all food in our US and Canadian stores to indicate whether they contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by 2018.

We already offer more than 25,000 certified organic products and about 8500 Non-GMO Project Verified products in our stores*.

Check out this 90-second video to learn: 6 Tips for Shopping if Avoiding GMOs.

Remember the tips:

  1. Go organic!
  2. Look for a seal of approval
  3. Consider the additives
  4. Eat most of your fruits and veggies
  5. Choose dry grains, beans, nuts and seeds
  6. Consider animal feed

Learn lots more at GMO: Your Right to Know.

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Why I Cook with Shallots

By Alana Sugar, October 6, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds

In the early 1960s, Julia Child introduced Americans to shallots, small oval-shaped bulbs with papery skin that look like miniature onions. They’re an essential ingredient in fine French cooking that was virtually unavailable some 50-odd years ago. There simply were no growers in the US! Thank goodness shallots are...

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