February 2014

Sat
01
28 DAY ENGINE 2 DIET CHALLENGE ORIENTATION
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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28 DAY ENGINE 2 DIET CHALLENGE ORIENTATION
Saturday, February 1st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Interested in participating in the Engine 2 Challenge but not sure what is entailed? Join us for an E2 introduction where you will meet other challengers, learn all about the E2 Vegan diet, receive a store tour on E2 compliant products, as well as indulge in some tasty Engine 2 samples. Engine 2-approved recipes provided. RSVP attendees receive a FREE HSH Woven Tote Bag.

Mon
03
28 DAY ENGINE 2 DIET CHALLENGE KICK-OFF EVENT
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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28 DAY ENGINE 2 DIET CHALLENGE KICK-OFF EVENT
Monday, February 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Come join us in preparation for Week 1 of the Engine 2 ~28 Day Vegan Diet Challenge as we kick-start the program for you. Based on Rip Esselstyn’s national best-selling book, ‘The Engine 2 Diet,” participants will learn the ins and outs  E2 Vegan diet, try delicious E2 product samples, receive healthy E2 take home recipes, learn new ways of cooking, and get all the support needed to kick off a Plant-Strong lifestyle. RSVP’s receive a special E2 Goodie Bag full of Healthy E2 approved products to get you started! ($15 value)

Wed
05
ENGINE 2 PANTRY MAKEOVER TOUR
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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ENGINE 2 PANTRY MAKEOVER TOUR
Wednesday, February 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Get ready for the 28 Day Challenge! Join us for an informative tour as we show you how to stock your pantry full of vital, nutrient dense Engine 2 products that will help keep you on track for the Vegan Diet E2 challenge. RSVP required.

Thu
06
ENGINE 2 PRODUCT DEMO
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Dept
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ENGINE 2 PRODUCT DEMO
Thursday, February 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods Dept, FREE

Join us at our Healthy Eating Center as we provide free samples of some of our favorite Engine 2 products covering all your breakfast, lunch, and dinner needs! Now is the time to try before you buy! No RSVP required.

Fri
07
E2 SUPPORT GROUP
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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E2 SUPPORT GROUP
Friday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Re-connect in preparation for week 2 of the E2 Diet Challenge with fellow participants while you share successes, challenges, and get your burning questions answered!  You will learn vital information on how to tackle Week 2, complete review of the meal plan, get take home E2 recipes, and enjoy a tour with hands on meal planning support to keep you motivated during the challenge. RSVP attendees receive a FREE E2 approved product! (Up to $7 value)

Wed
12
LIVING PLANT STRONG TOUR
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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LIVING PLANT STRONG TOUR
Wednesday, February 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

How will I get enough protein or calcium on a vegan diet? These are popular questions for newbie’s embarking on a plant strong diet, but no need to worry! Join us on this informative tour as we highlight foods that are high in vital nutrients like calcium as well as proteins to help you stay energized and keep you satisfied. RSVP required.

Thu
13
E2 SUPPORT GROUP
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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E2 SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, February 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Re-connect in preparation for week 3 of the E2 Diet Challenge with fellow participants while you share successes, challenges, and get your burning questions answered!  You will learn vital information on how to tackle Week 2, complete review of the meal plan, get take home E2 recipes, and enjoy a tour with hands on meal planning support to keep you motivated during the challenge. RSVP attendees receive a FREE E2 approved product! (Up to $7 value)

Fri
14
HEALTHY EATING KIDS TOUR
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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HEALTHY EATING KIDS TOUR
Friday, February 14th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

We are sharing the love of healthy eating with this special Valentine’s Day tour created just for kids with an educational focus on healthy snacks & foods perfect for school that are tasty, fun to eat, nutritious, and quick & easy! Kids receive a fun goody bag as well our favorite samples perfect for the lunch box. Space is limited. Call 408-266-3700 to RSVP with Customer Service. Must be present at tour to receive goodie bag. (No take home bags for kids not attending tour). One goodie bag per child in attendance. Parents must be in attendance for children to take the tour.

Wed
19
ATHLETIC TRAINING ON ENGINE 2 DIET TOUR
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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ATHLETIC TRAINING ON ENGINE 2 DIET TOUR
Wednesday, February 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Did you know the Engine 2 Diet was created by a firefighter? Talk about a job that requires hard workouts and heavy lifting! Join us while you learn the best strategies for what Plant Strong, E2 meals & snacks are best before and after your workouts for optimal strength, energy, and recovery. This is the perfect opportunity to learn tips while connecting with athletes and like minded individuals. NO EXCUSES! RSVP required.

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
E2 SUPPORT GROUP
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service
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E2 SUPPORT GROUP
Friday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service, FREE

Re-connect in preparation for week 3 of the E2 Diet Challenge with fellow participants while you share successes, challenges, and get your burning questions answered!  You will learn vital information on how to tackle Week 3, complete review of the meal plan, get take home E2 recipes, and enjoy a tour with hands on meal planning support to keep you motivated during the challenge. RSVP attendees receive a FREE HSH Woven Tote Bag!

Tue
25
HEALTHY EATING KIDS TOUR
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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HEALTHY EATING KIDS TOUR
Tuesday, February 25th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Join us for this informative tour created just for kids with an educational focus on healthy snacks & foods perfect for school that are tasty, fun to eat, nutritious, and quick & easy! Kids receive a fun goody bag as well our favorite samples perfect for the lunch box. Space is limited. Call 408-266-3700 to RSVP with Customer Service. Must be present at tour to receive goodie bag. (No take home bags for kids not attending tour). One goodie bag per child in attendance. Parents must be in attendance for children to take the tour.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Fri
28
E2 SUPPORT GROUP
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
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E2 SUPPORT GROUP
Friday, February 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, FREE

Re-connect in preparation for the final week 4 of the E2 Diet Challenge with fellow participants while you share successes, challenges, and get your burning questions answered!  You will learn vital information on how to tackle Week 4, complete review of the meal plan, get take home E2 recipes, and enjoy a tour with hands on meal planning support to keep you motivated during the challenge. RSVP attendees receive a FREE E2 approved product! (Up to $7 value)Learn details about our E2 graduation party in this class!

Events At Nearby Stores

“The Gluten Effect” Lecture by Dr. Vikki Petersen, D.C.
Saturday, July 12th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Join Dr. Vikki Petersen, D.C., for an informative lecture where she will discuss the various health conditions that could be caused by gluten-sensitivity.  She will explain what gluten is, and how it may be affecting your overall health and wellness.  After the lecture Kathleen, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be leading a store tour highlighting her favorite gluten-free products (from 12pm-1pm). 

Location: Healthy Eating Desk

Instructor: Dr. Vikki, D.C. and Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Sign up here

Join Dr.

Off the Grid Every Tuesday 5-9pm
Tuesday, July 15th
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cupertino Parking Lot, Prices Vary

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul. Check out all your favorite gourmet food vendors in one place - creating markets like you've never seen before.  Every Tuesday evening from 5-9pm Whole Foods Market Cupertino will be hosting an Off the Grid in our parking lot for everyone to enjoy!

For more information about Off the Grid click here

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul.

“Balance Blood Sugar and Blast Sugar Cravings” Lecture by Sunita Kumar, Functional Nutritionist
Tuesday, July 15th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Most of us are addicted to sugar in some way. What we may not realize is how to break the cycle, or how much our sugar addiction is sabotages our health goals. Managing blood sugar is one of the first steps to tackling cravings and other issues around health. Join us for our FREE seminar to discover:

•             How sugar can affect our health and hormones

•             How blood sugar impacts our mood and energy

•             Easy ways to balance blood sugar

•             How to use this information manage cravings

You will learn what foods to eat and avoid (some will surprise you!), how sugar leads to disease, and easy and effective methods to kick your cravings. Don’t miss this fun, interactive, information-packed seminar – in fact, bring a friend, or two!

Sign up here

Most of us are addicted to sugar in some way. What we may not realize is how to break the cycle, or how much our sugar addiction is sabotages our health goals.