February 2013

Fri
01
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge
Friday, February 1st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free
Want to eat healthy but don’t know where to start? From February 1st through February 28th, take the 28-Day Challenge and adopt a plant-strong, whole food, nutrient dense way of eating! A change like this can be, well, challenging.That's why we are here! To help, to inspire and to cheer you on!
We will meet weekly throughout the month of February to gradually change your dinner plate!

 

Friday, February 1st:   Emily Potter, CN, Nutritionist, Whole Journey:

Whole Foods

  • Why we should eat healthy
  • Introduce and explain the 4 pillars of healthy eating. Explain the 4 week program.
  • Nutrient-DensityReconfiguring Your Plate
  • Cleansing out the Kitchen/Pantry and what to replace it with
  • What to expect for the 4 weeks
  •  Progress – NOT Perfection

 

Thursday, February 7th:  Joy Houston, Raw food chef, and cook book author, The Delicious Revolutionhttp://thedeliciousrevolution.com/about-joy-houston/

Plant-Strong

  • “Reconfiguring Your Plate”
  • Explain Plant-Strong and why it is so important to re-configure your plate and eat more plants. Discuss importance of a colorful variety of foods.
  • Talk about washing and prepping vegetables for storage and convenient use.
  • Explain the importance of quality kitchen tools. Teach the anatomy of a knife and demonstrate safe and efficient knife handling skills. Demonstrate some basic knife cuts.
  • Go over a basic kitchen tools checklist and show examples of various tools (Spoons, thongs, whisk, saucepan, soup pot, wok, garlic press, micro-plane, etc…)

and more......

 

Wednesday, February 13thClea Shannon, :Board Certified Wellness Coach (AADP), Founder of Live Inspired Today 

Healthy Fats

  • Get Your Fats from Whole Sources”
  • Explain what healthy fats are and good sources for these fats.
  • Talk about oils and processed fats and why to minimize them.
  • Demonstrate the “Steam Fry” by sautéing onions in a dry pan, and adding veg. broth, garlic, coriander, red peppers, and zucchini. Other recipes.

Thursday, February 21st:  Joy Houston,  Raw food chef, and cook book author, The Delicious Revolutionhttp://thedeliciousrevolution.com/about-joy-houston/

Nutrient Dense

  • Getting the Most Bang for your Buck”
  • Show how all of the 4 pillars tie together. Nutrient Density is the common thread.
  • Explain the ANDI score. Go over the different categories of foods and briefly explain calorie density.
  • Recipes and cooking demo

 

Thursday, February 28thGraduation party with Health Starts Here entrees!  Buzz, Chef from Prepared Foods

 

 

Fri
01
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge Kick Off
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge Kick Off
Friday, February 1st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

Out with the old and in with the new, YOU!  Join Emily Potter, Certified Nutritionist from the Whole Journey to learn how to prepare your kitchen and yourself for the 28 Day Challenge.  Learn how to set up a healthy pantry, set realistic goals and how to reconfigure your plate with nutrient dense food.  Recipes and samples provided.

Sat
02
It’s Game Time!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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It’s Game Time!
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

Brunch, meals in front of the TV, and big time snacks are the call this weekend. Join us for tastes to get your creative juices flowing!

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Thu
07
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week #2: Plant Strong
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week #2: Plant Strong
Thursday, February 7th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

Join Joy Houston, Certified Raw Food Nutritionist and author of the Delicious Revolution to learn the basics of nutrient density and how to get what you need from plant based foods.  Learn easy preparations and cooking techniques and tools to make easy and delicious plant based dishes.  Samples and recipes provided.  To register:  sp.hil.marketing@wholefoods.com

Wed
13
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week#3: Healthy Fats
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week#3: Healthy Fats
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

Join Clea Shannon, Board Certified Wellness Coach (AADP) and Founder of Live Inspired Today to learn what healthy fats are and good sources of those fats.  Learn how to cook without and how to replace oil s with healthy fats in some of your favorite recipes.  Samples and recipes provided.  To register:  sp.hil.marketing@wholefoods.com.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sat
16
Ask the Nutritionist
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Ask the Nutritionist
Saturday, February 16th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

Questions regarding health issues and dietary concerns? Certified Nutrition Specialist  Barbara Solomon will spend a few minutes with you to offer some answers.  In Whole Body.

Wed
20
Whole Planet Foundation Kick off
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Wholre Foods Market Hillcrest
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Whole Planet Foundation Kick off
Wednesday, February 20th
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wholre Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

Help women in need around the world with your purchases and donations. We’ll offer fun incentives and surprises throughout the day!

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Thu
21
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week #4: Nutrient Density
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge week #4: Nutrient Density
Thursday, February 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

Join Joy Houston, Certified Raw Food Nutritionist and author of the Delicious Revolution to find out how to get the biggest bang for your buck from every meal you eat!  Cooking demo, recipes and samples provided. 

Fri
22
Love Your Skin
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Love Your Skin
Friday, February 22nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

Enjoy a free a mini facial and/or customized skin consultation with a Juice Beauty specialist.

Sat
23
Ask the ND
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Ask the ND
Saturday, February 23rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

A Naturopathic Doctor will answer your questions on supplements, the medicinal properties of various foods and related topics. In Whole Body.

Sat
23
Flavors of the Planet
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Flavors of the Planet
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

We’re cooking up some of the tastiest recipes from the countries and continents where our Whole Planet Foundation operates. All proceeds go to fund more microloans to needy small business entrepreneurs.

Thu
28
Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge Graduation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge Graduation
Thursday, February 28th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, free

We celebrate your progress tonight!  Join Chef Buzz from our Prepared Foods department and taste some of his delicious, nutrient dense creations!

Thu
28
Beauty from the Inside Out
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Hillcrest
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Beauty from the Inside Out
Thursday, February 28th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Hillcrest, Free

Make a lasting change to look and feel better in 2013. Join Valerie Hall, C.N.H.P., for the latest information on anti-aging theories, and learn  how diet, exercise, and lifestyle can lead to a more youthful appearance.

Events At Nearby Stores

Del Mar Kids Club Cooking Class
Saturday, August 30th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Trifecta Tavern, FREE

Come for our next Kids Club Cooking Class with Cook for Thought!

This one will feature in-season peaches and handmade chocolate balloon bowls!

 

RSVP to sp.dmr.marketing@wholefoods.com to reserve a spot, SPACE IS LIMITED! 

Come for our next Kids Club Cooking Class with Cook for Thought!

Del Mar Wine Tasting
Saturday, August 30th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Trifecta Tavern, FREE

Chilean Wines with Titan Wine Group will be here for sampling and pairings! Come try a new wine. 

Chilean Wines with Titan Wine Group will be here for sampling and pairings! Come try a new wine. 

Live Music: Steve Gold
Saturday, August 30th
5:00 PM
Torrey Pints ,

Steve Gold is a motivational singer, songwriter, best selling recording artist, and Certified Happiness Coach. Steve travels the world singing at workshops, conferences and corporate and public events where his ability to spontaneously transform the energy of the room lives beyond his performance and has powerful impact on communities. He has facilitated guided musical meditations with Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle, Robert Holden,(Louise) Hay House and others. 
Steve’s albums have been distributed in over 50 countries, his latest album, Let Your Heart Be Known, has been called "a soulful genre-buster, destined to be a classic" by LA Yoga magazine. In addition to performing, Steve is regularly featured in Origin Magazine and Mantra Health and Yoga Magazine. 

Steve Gold is a motivational singer, so