May 2013

Thu
02
Eating Well While Eating Out
12:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Eating Well While Eating Out
Thursday, May 2nd
12:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Whether it’s Sunday brunch or a night out on the town, we all enjoy eating out sometimes! Learn some strategies to help you still eat healthy while eating out. Join Christina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, while we review menus from local restaurants and learn about the best options for healthy orders.

Thu
02
Label Reading
5:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Label Reading
Thursday, May 2nd
5:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Reading labels can be confusing and misleading with all of the numbers and health claims. Join our healthy eating specialist, Christina, as she shows you what to look for in a nutrition label, and tricks manufactures use to disguise unhealthy ingredients.

Fri
03
Healthy Eating Store Tour
3:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Friday, May 3rd
3:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Are you trying to eat a healthier diet but not sure where to start? With so much information about health available it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Let our Healthy Eating Specialist be your guide. Join Christina for a healthy eating store tour which will include some valuable tips and simple changes that can make a great impact on your health.

Sat
04
Cuatro de Mayo!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Cuatro de Mayo!
Saturday, May 4th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Get ready for Cinco de Mayo at Whole Foods Market Los Altos! On Saturday, May 4th we'll have the Whole Foods Market Taco Truck in the parking lot serving up some special Cinco snacks - tacos, ceviche, guacamole, aguas frescas combined with mariachi, pinatas and more!

Sat
04
Grow Your Own Fruits and Veggies!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Grow Your Own Fruits and Veggies!
Saturday, May 4th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, $10

Bring your kids to Whole Foods for a lesson about how to grow your own fruits and vegetables! Together we will talk about how different types of fruits and veggies are grown, the best seasons for perfect produce and the importance of eating healthy nutritious foods. Your child will even get to plant and take home their own fruit or vegetable plant in a planter box!

Mon
06
Eating with the Seasons
12:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Eating with the Seasons
Monday, May 6th
12:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Stop by Whole Foods every Monday afternoon to sample some delicious dishes featuring a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will discuss the health benefits of seasonal produce and have new recipes for you to try at home!

Tue
07
Boost Your Omega-3's
12:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Boost Your Omega-3's
Tuesday, May 7th
12:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Make the most of your lunch break with a lesson about the health benefits of Omega-3’s. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will provide samples of our favorite sources of Omega-3’s and tips for incorporating more essential fatty acids into your diet.

Tue
07
Meal Planning
4:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Meal Planning
Tuesday, May 7th
4:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

It can be overwhelming to make dramatic changes to the way you plan your meals. Sometimes, all you need is a little guidance before you’re ready to tackle a new approach to menu planning on your own. Join Christina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she shows you how to menu plan and shop for a healthier lifestyle.

Wed
08
Build A Better Breakfast
11:00 AM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Build A Better Breakfast
Wednesday, May 8th
11:00 AM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

How do you “break your fast”? If coffee and a pastry is your go-to choice, let Christina our Healthy Eating Specialist show you how to build fast, easy, nutrient dense breakfast choices that will provide you with sustained energy for a healthier start to your day

Wed
08
Gluten Free Store Tour
4:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Gluten Free Store Tour
Wednesday, May 8th
4:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

With 1 out of 4 people gluten intolerant and 1 out of 133 people afflicted with Celiac Disease, many people are looking for gluten-free options. Here at Whole foods, we have lots of options for you! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Christina Panowicz, on a store tour to learn more about all the great gluten free brands and products we have to offer.

Thu
09
Mom-O-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Mom-O-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Come celebrate your mom-ness with tasty samples and lots of mom-friendly treats! Goodie bags for the first 50 moms!

Mon
13
Eating with the Seasons
12:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Eating with the Seasons
Monday, May 13th
12:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Stop by Whole Foods every Monday afternoon to sample some delicious dishes featuring a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will discuss the health benefits of seasonal produce and have new recipes for you to try at home!

Wed
15
Make Your Own Almond Milk
12:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Make Your Own Almond Milk
Wednesday, May 15th
12:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Stop by our Health Starts Here Desk to watch our Healthy Eating Specialist demonstrate how to make fresh, delicious homemade almond milk! Christina will have recipes to share and supplies available for purchase.

Wed
15
Healthy Eating Store Tour
5:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Wednesday, May 15th
5:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Are you trying to eat a healthier diet but not sure where to start? With so much information about health available it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Let our Healthy Eating Specialist be your guide. Join Christina for a healthy eating store tour which will include some valuable tips and simple changes that can make a great impact on your health.

 

Thu
16
Label Reading
12:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Label Reading
Thursday, May 16th
12:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Reading labels can be confusing and misleading with all of the numbers and health claims. Join our healthy eating specialist, Christina, as she shows you what to look for in a nutrition label, and tricks manufactures use to disguise unhealthy ingredients.

Thu
16
Eating Well While Eating Out
5:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Eating Well While Eating Out
Thursday, May 16th
5:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Whether it’s Sunday brunch or a night out on the town, we all enjoy eating out sometimes! Learn some strategies to help you still eat healthy while eating out. Join Christina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, while we review menus from local restaurants and learn about the best options for healthy orders.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
16
Natural Strategies for Allergies and Asthma
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Natural Strategies for Allergies and Asthma
Thursday, May 16th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

 

Are you tired of just suppressing the allergy and asthma symptoms and finally want to find natural healthy strategies for your allergies and asthma?  Don’t give up your search for allergy and asthma freedom!  Join Dr. Allen Dubner D.C. and Dr. Sharon Dubner, D.C. to learn new, powerful and easy self-help measures you have not seen or used before.  Learn specific immune boosting secrets, nutrition, hidden household allergy and asthma causers, foods that help with allergies and asthma, how to break the adrenal-allergy-asthma-stress cycle and more.

Mon
20
Eating with the Seasons
12:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Eating with the Seasons
Monday, May 20th
12:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Stop by Whole Foods every Monday afternoon to sample some delicious dishes featuring a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will discuss the health benefits of seasonal produce and have new recipes for you to try at home!

Tue
21
Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium
12:00 PM @ Health Starts Here desk
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Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium
Tuesday, May 21st
12:00 PM
Health Starts Here desk, Free

Calcium doesn’t always have to come from dairy. In fact, many non-dairy foods provide a better source of calcium with an excellent balance of nutrients. Stop by the Health Starts Here desk to try some samples and learn more about the best way to eat healthy, calcium-rich foods.

Wed
22
Gluten Free Store Tour
3:00 PM @ Health Starts Here desk
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Gluten Free Store Tour
Wednesday, May 22nd
3:00 PM
Health Starts Here desk, Free

With 1 out of 4 people gluten intolerant and 1 out of 133 people afflicted with Celiac Disease, many people are looking for gluten-free options. Here at Whole foods, we have lots of options for you! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Christina Panowicz, on a store tour to learn more about all the great gluten free brands and products we have to offer.

Wed
22
Make Your Own Healthy Salad Dressing
5:00 PM @ Health Starts Here desk
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Make Your Own Healthy Salad Dressing
Wednesday, May 22nd
5:00 PM
Health Starts Here desk, Free

Don’t drown fresh veggies in a conventional blend of sugar, overly processed oils and artificial preservatives. Learn to make your own healthy salad dressing with simple steps and tips from your healthy eating specialist. Together we will discuss the importance of using the whole food so that you salad dressing is loaded with nutrients!

Mon
27
Eating with the Seasons
12:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Eating with the Seasons
Monday, May 27th
12:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Stop by Whole Foods every Monday afternoon to sample some delicious dishes featuring a seasonal fruit or vegetable. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will discuss the health benefits of seasonal produce and have new recipes for you to try at home!

Wed
29
Healthy Eating Store Tour
4:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Wednesday, May 29th
4:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Are you trying to eat a healthier diet but not sure where to start? With so much information about health available it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Let our Healthy Eating Specialist be your guide. Join Christina for a healthy eating store tour which will include some valuable tips and simple changes that can make a great impact on your health.

Thu
30
Boost Your Omega-3's
12:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Boost Your Omega-3's
Thursday, May 30th
12:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Make the most of your lunch break with a lesson about the health benefits of Omega-3’s. Christina, our healthy eating specialist, will provide samples of our favorite sources of Omega-3’s and tips for incorporating more essential fatty acids into your diet.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

September 21 National Pecan Cookie Day
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,
September 21 National Pecan Cookie Day
Go a little nuts with your cookies - September 21 is National Pecan Cookie Day.
 
You can create your own pecan cookie adventure, or recipe, today! It's one of those lovely munchies that you can make a multitude of ways, and none of them are wrong.
 
We already celebrated pecan sandies, but you can also raise a toast to pecans by tossing them into cookie dough alongside chocolate chunks, raisins and oatmeal, caramel, orange or lots of butter. Pop 'em on top or chop them into pieces - no matter how you like them, pecans are a great addition to your favorite cookie recipe.
 
But beware - it's how you pronounce "pecan" that's nuttin' but trouble.
September 21 National Pecan Cookie Day
Go a little nuts with your cookies - September 21 is National Pecan Cookie Day.
 
Off the Grid Every Tuesday 5-9pm
Tuesday, September 23rd
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.

Cooking with Chef Hollie for the Whole Kids Foundation
Wednesday, September 24th
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo, $7 per person donation to benefit The Whole Kids Foundation

We are thrilled to be partnering with Chef Hollie, the founder of Joyfoodly, on this amazing instrucional kids cooking demo...especially given they'll benefit the Whole Kids Foundation.

We'll help your family find incredible value with our Private Label 365 brand, load up your shopping carts with in season produce and real food, and we'll get them excited to cook simple meals at home with their kids. What could be better?

In the beginning of school, it's tough to cook every night. Here is a great and easy idea for a veggie focused meal with a theme of making one meal stretch.

This afternoon, we are preparing Chef Holllie's "Sweet Pear n Crazy Cool Celeriac Salad"--it has dried cranberries and toasted walnuts with a buttermilk tarragon dressing the kids can shake in a jar. It will be a hit!

Details: Adults with Kids ages 7-11 are welcome, Max is 20 people (5 per table), $7 donation per person will be collected checkin. Please provide the name and age of your child and advise us of any nut allergies. Deadline to sign up is at noon on the day of the event. And Waitlist will be set up as well.

Please meet us at the Customer Service Booth at 2:50pm sharp as we are starting at 3pm sharp!

Let's welcome Chef Hollie to San Mateo and let's get cooking to fundraise for The Whole Kids Foundation!

 

Signup via EventBrite here:  http://chefholliewfmsmt24sep14.eventbrite.com/?s=28466015