January 2013

Sat
05
Resolve to Raw! with Chef Olive
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Resolve to Raw! with Chef Olive
Saturday, January 5th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $25 per person

 

Join Chef Olive as she inspires you to make the Raw Food choice.  In this class you will learn about cleansing with wonderful recipes to taste and take home, plus learn about her Raw Food Challenge.  With a weekly plan to follow and a mid week support session to help encourage your success, you will have an opportunity to stay motivated, taste recipes and talk about your achievements.

The mid week session will be on Thursday, January 10th from 6-6:30pm, just before her Green Smoothie class.  

Price covers both the 3 hour class and the mid week session.  For more information on how to register for this event please contact Chef Olive at (407)923-9653 or register online at http://www.meetup.com/Central-Florida-Raw-Food-Connection/.  This event is not sponsored by Whole Foods Market.  If you are interested in renting our Lifestyle Center for a private event, please contact Lenning Lisboa at lenning.lisboa@wholefoods.com for more information.
 

Tue
08
Keep your New Year’s Resolution the Herbs & Flower Essences Way with Emily Ruff
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Keep your New Year’s Resolution the Herbs & Flower Essences Way with Emily Ruff
Tuesday, January 8th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Join Herbalist Emily as she discusses herbs that can help with physical cravings that come with dietary changes, and Flower Essences to help us stay on course and feel emotionally strong.  Bach Flower Essences have been used since the 1930s for emotional support and wellbeing.  She'll discuss seven individual flower essences and their role in motivation and support through your resolutions. 



Wed
09
VITAMIX DEMONSTRATIONS
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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VITAMIX DEMONSTRATIONS
Wednesday, January 9th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 

New year, new you?  What better way to jump start a healthy new year than with a Vitamix?  For 5 DAYS ONLY we will be hosting Vitamix demonstrations in our Produce Department.  Purchase your Vitamix at Whole Foods Market and receive a coupon for $50 off, while supplies last.  Vitamix will only be in our store for five days, so be sure to check it out while you can.  Pick up some recipe ideas and free samples too!

Thu
10
Making a Green Smoothie Resolution with Chef Olive
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Making a Green Smoothie Resolution with Chef Olive
Thursday, January 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 Per Person

 

We all have heard about the Green Smoothie Revolution and the benefits of drinking them. Join Chef Olive for a brief talk on Green Smoothies as she shows you how easy they are to make while you taste a couple of her favorites and learn why this Raw Food Chef  loves them so!

 

Register Online Here!

 

Fri
11
Wine/Beer Bar Anniversary Celebration
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Wine Bar
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Wine/Beer Bar Anniversary Celebration
Friday, January 11th
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wine Bar

 

Join us as we celebrate the first anniversary of our Whole Foods Market Bar.  The celebration begins with an anniversary toast where the first 100 customers will receive a commemorative Champagne Flute.  Then the party continues with live music, bar specials and a tap takeover by Cigar City Brewery.  The fun continues throughout the weekend with bar specials and tastings. 
 

Sat
12
Young Yogi Class with Candace (kid’s club event)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Young Yogi Class with Candace (kid’s club event)
Saturday, January 12th
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Yoga is so much more than just physical poses that help growing bodies improve strength, flexibility and endurance. Sign up the kids to join the JCC’s very own Yoga Instructor Candace, as she teaches the little Young Yogis (ages 4 -12) the lessons or "petals" behind the poses. The eight petals of yoga encourage self-care, generosity of heart and action, kindness toward others and so much more.  Registration requires signed permission slip of parent/legal guardian.

 

 Ages 4-6 Register Online Here!

 

Ages 7-12 Register Online Here!

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Thu
17
Introduction to Health Starts Here Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Introduction to Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, January 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $3 Donation to Donate Your Dimes Charity

 

Find out what the Health Starts Here program is all about. Learn about the four pillars and how you can incorporate more nutrient-dense foods into your everyday life. Join Shannon our Healthy Eating Specialist as she leads the class and will showcase some fun and delicious recipes.  Advance registration is encouraged.

 

Register Online Here!

Fri
18
Test Your Taste Buds – Power to the Peppers Challenge
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Test Your Taste Buds – Power to the Peppers Challenge
Friday, January 18th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE!

 

Think you have what it takes to taste the difference between our Whole Trade® Bell Peppers?  Join us in the Produce Department as we put your taste buds to the test and see if your palate can detect the understated differences between a Red, Yellow, Green, or Orange Bell Pepper.

Fri
18
New Resolutions while Staying Sane with Shahnaz
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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New Resolutions while Staying Sane with Shahnaz
Friday, January 18th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Making resolutions is a great way to feel empowered but it can also add a lot of pressure trying to adjust to the new promises. Join Shahnaz as she teaches you a more holistic approach to preparing easy meals that will fit in with your new resolution..

 

Register Online Here!

Sat
19
Power to the Peppers Cooking Class
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Power to the Peppers Cooking Class
Saturday, January 19th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Bell peppers are shaped perfectly for stuffing and can be used in everything from soup to pizza.  They are some of the most colorful features in the produce department plus they pack a nutritional punch!  Learn how to create diverse dishes using our Whole Trade® Bell Peppers that are not only delicious, but make you feel good about where they came from!  Join Chef Lenning as he teaches you several ways to roast your peppers regardless of what kind of kitchen equipment you have and whip up some great recipes to go with them.

 

Register Online Here!

Wed
23
Engine 2, 28 Day Challenge
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2, 28 Day Challenge
Wednesday, January 23rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $20 Donation per person to benefit our local Fire Department

Lets’ start the New Year off right by joining Shannon Sherman our Healthy Eating Specialist as she guides you through The “Engine 2” 28 Day Challenge.  Rip Esselstyn’s “Engine 2” diet is a groundbreaking plan that aims to help you lose weight, lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of disease and become physically fit in just four weeks.  Individuals following the Engine 2 Plan, adopt a whole food, nutrient dense, Plant-Strong way of eating.  The Challenge begins at 6:30pm on  Wednesday January 23, 2013 and runs for 5 weeks through February 20, 2013.   Class is held in the Whole Foods Market Lifestyle Center at 6:30 pm. Please register for classes online, the cost of the 5 week program is $20 and will be donated to our local fire department.  Space is limited, advanced registration is recommended and provided for you online.

 

Register Online Here!   

 

Class Dates are as Follows:

Wednesday January 23, 2013

Wednesday January 30, 2013

Wednesday February 6, 2013

Wednesday February 13, 2013

Wednesday February 20, 2013

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Thu
24
Eat Your Greens Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Eat Your Greens Cooking Class
Thursday, January 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $3 Donation to Donate Your Dimes Charity

 

Enjoy them raw, in smoothies, sautéed, dried, or even as a wrap.  Join Shannon our resident Healthy Eating Specialist for a trip through the many ways of enjoying those often underrated green veggies.

 

Register Online Here!

Fri
25
Whole Deal® Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Deal® Cooking Class
Friday, January 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

It’s a new year and with that comes new savings from our Whole Deal® booklet.  Come join Chef Lenning as he shows you how easy it is to take those sale items and turn them into a delicious quick and simple meal that the family will think you spent hours on. Watch, Learn and Taste the Simplicity.

 

Register Online Here!

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Teacher Appreciation Brunch
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free for first 50 teachers

The first 50 teachers will be free (must show teacher ID)

Teachers, you have finished your first few weeks of school but we want to make sure you know that we appreciate you with a brunch packed with delicious food, drinks and mimosas!   

The first 50 teachers will be free (must show teacher ID)

Smoothie Pop-Up Cart
Wednesday, September 3rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park,

Benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

Cool down with a Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie!

Benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

Cool down with a Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie!

Friday Night Pour: New Zealand
Friday, September 5th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park Specialty Department, Free

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights in September to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights in September to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!