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Why Clean Eating Is Trending All Over Again

By Whole Story Editors, April 14, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


Though the term “clean eating” has been around for more than 30 years, it’s finding new fans thanks to trending magazine articles, Instagram hashtags, and lots and lots of new high-profile practitioners. But what does it really mean to “eat clean,” and how do you make it easy enough to incorporate into your daily routine?

You’ll find lots of strategies, plus a meal plan with recipes in The Whole Foods™ Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and

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Absolutely Everything You Need To Know about Lamb

By Molly Siegler, April 6, 2017  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

Updated April 5, 2017

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate-Wine Sauce

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Pomegranate-Wine Sauce Recipe

Lamb is a delicious sign of spring. From roasts and chops to stews and comforting braises, lamb has something to offer everyone at the table. Though we love a foolproof classic combination, let’s move beyond thinly sliced roast slathered in mint jelly and explore all the preparations that make this meat shine.

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Berry Chantilly Cake: Creamy, Dreamy and Totally on Sale

By Whole Story Editors, April 6, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


Photo: @dinneralovestory

Fresh berries. Vanilla cake soaked in raspberry simple syrup. Chantilly cream icing made with whipped mascarpone. These why-are-they-not-in-my-mouth-right-now ingredients make up our Berry Chantilly® Cake

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5 Kinds of Grain Salads to Love Right Now

By Alice K. Thompson, March 28, 2017  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Updated March 28, 2017

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Barley Salad with Fresh Mint Recipe

A well-crafted mixture of grains and veggies encapsulates everything I dream of in a salad: It’s packed with texture, contains a wonderful balance of nuttiness and freshness and has enough boldness to support a variety of flavors. Grain salads make ideal side dishes, but it’s also tempting to toss in quick proteins like baked tofu, beans or diced eggs or ham to make one a light meal or to goose up leftovers.

Start with a tasty grain and it’s difficult to go

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5 Easter Basket Ideas You Should Steal Right Now

By Whole Story Editors, March 24, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Gluten-free easter basket

Photo: @againstallgrain

We love the Easter Bunny and all, but we think we can do better. We challenged five bloggers to hop to it and create baskets with goodies from the grocery store — remember at Whole Foods Market there's no high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated fats, artificial sweeteners, artificial flavors or artificial colors in any of the food we sell. Here are their better-for-you (but still delicious!) takes on Easter tradition

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