January 2013

Sat
12
Health Starts Here Passport Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul
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Health Starts Here Passport Fair
Saturday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul, Free

Looking for ways to make healthy choices in your diet? Stop by Whole Foods Market and taste items throughout the store that are nutrient dense and delicious. Pick up a passport and visit each department. Once you reach your final stop, use your passport to enter to win a $50 Basic Pantry Makeover!

Mon
14
Health Starts Here 14 Day Blast Off
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul
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Health Starts Here 14 Day Blast Off
Monday, January 14th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul

Blast off to good health this year with our 14 day online challenge. Each day we’ll feature a new mission to complete to put you on the right path to health. Join the fun and earn badges and visit our healthy eating forum for community support, feedback and encouragement. We'll also have special events in store to support your goals. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blastoff.com
 

Mon
14
14 Day Blast Off Live Cooking Demo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods
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14 Day Blast Off Live Cooking Demo
Monday, January 14th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods , Free

The 14 Day Blast Off starts today with Mission #1: Add a Veggie. Learn how with a live cooking demo of our (dairy free) Creamy Sesame Greens today. Demo will begin every 30 minutes, followed by a tasting of the recipe and a chance to have your healthy eating questions answered.

Tue
15
Health Starts Here: Essentials to Healthier Eating Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul Cafe
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Health Starts Here: Essentials to Healthier Eating Cooking Class
Tuesday, January 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul Cafe, $5 - Pre-Registration Required

Join us for a special event with Jess Kolko, culinary instructor and dietician for Whole Foods Market. You’ll learn about the Four Pillars of Healthy Eating and how a few simple changes can make a big difference. Then you’ll see the philosophy in action with a live cooking demo, samples and recipes to take home. Pre-registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. To register visit our customer service desk 651-690-0197. Cost: $5 (non-refundable).

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.

Sun
20
Health Starts Here Store Tours
12:00 PM - 5:15 PM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul
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Health Starts Here Store Tours
Sunday, January 20th
12:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul, Free

If you want to make healthier choices, but feel a little overwhelmed when browsing the aisles, then this is the event for you. Join us for a store tour where we'll highlight the key places to look when shopping for health and value. You'll leave with new info, recipes and lots of tips and tricks to make healthy shopping a snap. Multiple tours offered today starting at 12:00, 1:30, 3:00 & 4:30 pm. No need to pre-register - just meet in the cafe at the time of your choosing.

Mon
21
14 Day Blast Off Live Cooking Demo
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul
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14 Day Blast Off Live Cooking Demo
Monday, January 21st
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul, Free

Today's 14 Day Blast Off Mission is Add Baby Greens. Learn how with a live cooking demo of our Spinach Salad with Aduki Beans and Satsuma Vinaigrette this afternoon. Demo will begin every 30 minutes, followed by a tasting of the recipe and a chance to have your healthy eating questions answered.

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.

Mon
28
Engine 2 Challenge Information Session
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market St. Paul Cafe
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Engine 2 Challenge Information Session
Monday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul Cafe

Has all this healthy eating inspired you to take the next step? Then join us for a 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge in February based on the Engine 2 Diet book by Rip Esselstyn featuring plant-strong™ recipes, meals plans, email support and weekly meetups at the store. Challenge runs February 4 – March 3 - learn more during this info session.

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

Rooftop Yoga at Calhoun Beach Club
Thursday, July 31st
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Calhoun Beach Club, Free

Get your summer “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun! The evening starts with energizing yoga on the scenic roof top at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club. Afterwards, refresh and rehydrate yourself with a delicious smoothie prepared by Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun.  All experience levels are welcome. Cost is free, but please RSVP via contact@calhounbeachfitness.com or 612-925-8369. From 5:30-7:30pm; Yoga 6-7pm Namaste!

Get your summer “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun!

Artisan Tacos and Salsas
Thursday, July 31st
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. Salsa has long surpassed ketchup as the most popular condiment. Tacos are a huge reason for this and are no longer just limited to Mexico - they are popular worldwide. We will start by making and canning some homemade salsa and then preparing a few types of world famous tacos to eat with our fresh salsa. Did we mention that you will also get to take home a jar of homemade salsa verde at the end of class! Learn the recipes that helped this simple street food become a culinary powerhouse in our ever popular tacos and salsa class. This class can be gluten free upon request and has hands on opportunities as desired. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Scallop, Shrimp and Sole Tacos with Pea Shoots, Scallions and Avocado

·         Authentic Carnitas with Homemade Tomatillo Salsa Verde

·         Traditional Barbacoa served with Cilantro and Red Onions

·         Delicious Al Pastor Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and Jalapenos

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, visit our customer service desk, or register online 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!

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. Salsa has long surpassed ketchup as the most popular condiment.

Taste Bud Travels: Vivacious Vietnam
Friday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. Bright with herbs, redolent with chilies, deep with umami and exciting to enjoy, Vietnamese cuisine is a big part of the Minnesotan culinary landscape. Whether you grew up with spring rolls and bubble tea or are still waiting to discover the pleasures of a great bahn mi, a homemade Vietnamese repast can help highlight the best of summer or chase away the worst of winter. Using ingredients available right here at Whole Foods Market, we’ll cook our way through a big meal of Vietnamese classics, discuss the governing principles of Vietnamese culinary life and explore the items that you can stock in your pantry to give everything from rice to dessert a wonderful Vietnamese flavor. Learn the ins and outs of working with sticky rice, rice paper and rice noodles, building a quick, flavorful broth and how to make delicious quick pickles. Class is dairy free and has gluten-free options upon request. This class has hands on opportunities as desired. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

  • Vietnamese Coffee
  • Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce
  • Bahn Bao (Steamed Pork Stuffed Dumplings)
  • Quick Beef Pho
  • Caramelized Lemongrass Chicken
  • Grilled Pork Bahn Mi
  • Steamed Sticky Rice Pudding with Coconut

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, visit our customer service desk, or register online 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!

This class will be taught by Chef Ani.