January 2014

Mon
06
Meatless Monday 5 for $5
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Meatless Monday 5 for $5
Monday, January 6th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, $5

Each Monday in January, our Prep Foods team will feature a sampler plate of 5 different Health Starts Here dishes for just $5 over the lunch hour. Our Health Starts Here items feature nutrient dense, whole food ingredients, limit added sodium, and contain no extracted oils or refined sweeteners.

Mon
06
Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
Monday, January 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Whatever your get healthy goals are for the new year, we can help. Join us for one of our Resolution Ready events, where we'll be whipping up an easy, delicious and healthy dish on the floor with samples and recipes available.

Mon
06
Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
Monday, January 6th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Learn more about healthy eating at Whole Foods Market, with an overview of our Health Starts Here program, and the basics on greens, beans, grains & more. Registration not required. Meet at the customer service desk.

Sun
12
Health Starts Here Passport Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Health Starts Here Passport Fair
Sunday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Join us for a taste adventure as we sample Health Starts Here dishes throughout the store. Our Health Starts Here recipes and products feature nutrient dense, whole foods ingredients, and avoid added sodium, refined sweeteners or extracted oils. Try all the samples, complete a passport, and enter to win a $50 pantry makeover!

Mon
13
Meatless Monday 5 for $5
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Meatless Monday 5 for $5
Monday, January 13th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, $5

Each Monday in January, our Prep Foods team will feature a sampler plate of 5 different Health Starts Here dishes for just $5 over the lunch hour. Our Health Starts Here items feature nutrient dense, whole food ingredients, limit added sodium, and contain no extracted oils or refined sweeteners.

Tue
14
Whole Kids Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Kids Storytime
Tuesday, January 14th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Bring the little ones and join us for our monthly storytime event. We'll read a few stories in the play area, then have a short activity and a snack for the kids, and coffee for the grown-ups.

Tue
14
Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
Tuesday, January 14th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Whatever your get healthy goals are for the new year, we can help. Join us for one of our Resolution Ready events, where we'll be whipping up an easy, delicious and healthy dish on the floor with samples and recipes available.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Mon
20
Meatless Monday 5 for $5
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Meatless Monday 5 for $5
Monday, January 20th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, $5

Each Monday in January, our Prep Foods team will feature a sampler plate of 5 different Health Starts Here dishes for just $5 over the lunch hour. Our Health Starts Here items feature nutrient dense, whole food ingredients, limit added sodium, and contain no extracted oils or refined sweeteners.

Mon
20
Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
Monday, January 20th
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Learn more about healthy eating at Whole Foods Market, with an overview of our Health Starts Here program, and the basics on greens, beans, grains & more. Registration not required. Meet at the customer service desk.

Mon
27
Meatless Monday 5 for $5
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Meatless Monday 5 for $5
Monday, January 27th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, $5

Each Monday in January, our Prep Foods team will feature a sampler plate of 5 different Health Starts Here dishes for just $5 over the lunch hour. Our Health Starts Here items feature nutrient dense, whole food ingredients, limit added sodium, and contain no extracted oils or refined sweeteners.

Mon
27
Engine 2 28-Day Challenge: Orientation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Engine 2 28-Day Challenge: Orientation
Monday, January 27th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free - Registration Required

Learn more about the Engine 2 28 Day Challenge during this brief overview and store tour. The first half of the orientation will take place in the cafe, so feel free to enjoy your lunch while listening. Event is free, but please register at the customer service desk.

Get a head start here: http://engine2diet.com/28-day-challenge/welcome-video/
 

Tue
28
Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Cooking Demo
Tuesday, January 28th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Whatever your get healthy goals are for the new year, we can help. Join us for one of our Resolution Ready events, where we'll be whipping up an easy, delicious and healthy dish on the floor with samples and recipes available.

Tue
28
Cheese Night: Washed Rind Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Cheese Night: Washed Rind Cheese
Tuesday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Calling all cheese lovers! Our Cheese Nights series continues this week with a Tuesday evening event focused on washed rind cheese. Join us in the specialty department from 6 - 7:30 and learn about these smelly but delicious selections - including Port Salut, Raclette, Tallegio and Limburger. Samples included, of course.

Tue
28
Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get Resolution Ready: Store Tour
Tuesday, January 28th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Learn more about healthy eating at Whole Foods Market, with an overview of our Health Starts Here program, and the basics on greens, beans, grains & more. Registration not required. Meet at the customer service desk.

Events At Nearby Stores

The World's Best Burger
Monday, March 2nd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. It’s America’s favorite food and we will show you the hands-down best way to cook the world’s tastiest burger - it’s easier than you might think. We will talk about how to source the right ingredients of the highest quality and then we’ll actually grind our own hamburger meat as we learn about why the burger just may be the world’s most perfect food. We’ll also make a world-class from scratch veggie burger recipe as well as try some of the best sides that our Whole Foods deli has to offer rounding out our meal. Class will wrap with banana splits as we finish by discussing the art and science of grilling and how to apply all this burger knowledge to get the best results at home every time.

This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Highlight Item: House-Ground Burgers with Short Rib, Top Sirloin and Bacon

·         Bonus Item: Award Winning Veggie Burgers Made from Scratch

·        Accompanied By: A Few of Our Favorite Whole Foods Market Deli Sides

·         Special Dessert: Banana Splits with Hot Fudge and Walnuts

 
Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141 or visit our customer service desk to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

Secrets of the Market: Free Tour and Meal Planning Workshop
Tuesday, March 3rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The tour will meet at the Customer Service desk, Free!

Secrets of the Market: Free Tour and Meal Planning Workshop

This workshop will be taught by Chef Ani. There are so many great things to discover at Whole Foods Market- new healthy ingredients, great treats and thousands of items in between. Our quality standards for the items we produce and sell in our store are second to none, constantly evolving and changing to provide our community with great options and the stories behind how they got here, as well as the diverse knowledge of our most valuable in store asset- our team members! On the first Tuesday of each month, you can join Chef Ani for an in-depth market tour to discover the wide array of ingredients and products we sell, how to navigate our store to find the best values, and learn how to plan your meals to get in the habit of cooking delicious meals at home without stress or fuss. This workshop is free and includes a place on the market tour, a question and answer session with Chef Ani and a free weekly meal plan of unique recipes from Chef Ani and Whole Foods Market. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Tours will be capped at 10 people per tour. For more information, please contact Chef Ani at ani.loizzo@wholefoods.com

 

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141 or visit our customer service desk to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

 

Perk Your Palette: Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Sweet
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. Learning how to develop the proper balance of flavors can make all the difference in your cooking. In this class you will learn how to season like a professional chef, allowing the best flavors really shine. The right ratio of sweet to sour and bitter to salty can really make your food pop, and different foods need different approaches to seasoning and flavoring. We will also learn about the fifth phantom flavor “umami”. It’s not just salt that makes the difference, knowing how to use vinegar and acid can also help you to achieve the balance in your cooking that you’re looking for. We will discuss different approaches to seasoning and learn how to, when to, and how much to use and you will be seasoning like a pro in no time. This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Butter Lettuce and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Reduction and Grilled Onions

·         King Salmon Filet, Pan Seared with Lemon and Caper Mustard Glaze

·         Roasted Sweet Potato Coins with Marshmallow Crème and Curry Powder

·         Wilted Spinach with Garlic and White Wine

·         Peanut Butter Crème Brûlée with Caramelized Bananas

 
Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141 or visit our customer service desk to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!