January 2013

Fri
04
Healthy Italian Cooking
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Healthy Italian Cooking
Friday, January 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin will share some of her favorite recipes from this Mediterranean diet that are sure to keep you satisfied and full of energy… without the carb coma afterwards.  

Sat
05
Get Your Greens
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Get Your Greens
Saturday, January 5th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Eating more greens is one of the best things you can do to improve your diet this new year.  Join Caitlin as we discuss choosing, storing, and prepping these nutritional powerhouses and most importantly how to sneak them into your meals!

Sun
06
King Cake Tasting
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bakery
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King Cake Tasting
Sunday, January 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bakery, FREE

12th Night is upon us and it’s time to break out the King Cake!  Every year we look forward to this traditional Mardi Gras dessert.

Sun
06
Pepper Madness
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Pepper Madness
Sunday, January 6th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Peppers are versatile, delicious and nutritious! Come learn some new recipes that will have you thinking of peppers in a whole new way!

Mon
07
28 Day Challenge – Orientation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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28 Day Challenge – Orientation
Monday, January 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Let the Challenge begin!  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin as she makes it easy to transform your eating habits in 2013.  This week Caitlin will cover the basics of beans and grains, how to cleanse your kitchen, simple recipe ideas that make eating healthy easy, and more!

Wed
09
Store Tour with Danielle, RD - Starting the New Year Off Right
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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Store Tour with Danielle, RD - Starting the New Year Off Right
Wednesday, January 9th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Join East Jefferson Hospital’s Dietitian Danielle for a tour of the store.  Danielle is a wealth of information so come equipped with questions and utilize this great resource!

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

 

Wed
09
Kid's Club
10:30 PM - 11:15 PM @ TBD
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Kid's Club
Wednesday, January 9th
10:30 PM - 11:15 PM
TBD, FREE

Who says you can’t play with your food?  Join us this week as we create secrete messages with simple ingredients.

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

 

Fri
11
Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Veterans
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Healthy Cooking Bowl
Friday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Veterans, FREE

We’re celebrating the New Year with three full days of events dedicated to health.  Stop by and sample something new, listen to the Yisrael Trio jazz band, take a class with our Healthy Eating Specialist, enter our raffle, or meet local organizations at our Community Health Fair.  We will have a little something for everyone!

Sat
12
Healthy Cooking 101 - Bulk Basics
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Cooking 101 - Bulk Basics
Saturday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
TBD, FREE

The bulk aisle can be daunting to cooks new and old, but no need to fear!   Caitlin begins the first in a four part series on healthy cooking by dissecting the bulk aisle and exploring the huge variety of grains it has to offer.

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sun
13
Radius Toothbrush Exchange
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Radius Toothbrush Exchange
Sunday, January 13th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Radius Toothbrush would like to trade with you!  Bring in your old conventional toothbrush and get a brand new Radius. 

  • Toothbrushes to the first 50 individuals
  • 1 per customer. Limit 4 per family/group.
  • Not exchangable for unused product.
Sun
13
Community Health Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Community Health Fair
Sunday, January 13th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

January is a time for new beginnings and we want you to have all the tools for success. Come join us as we gather organizations in the community under our roof to share their information on how to improve your health. We will have drop-by yoga, cooking demonstrations, tours and samples to boot!

Mon
14
14 Day Blast Off Begins
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Website
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14 Day Blast Off Begins
Monday, January 14th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Website

Download the new app “Whole Food Market Missions” to receive your healthy eating challenges for the day. The app will challenge you to do things like go vegetarian for a day or try 5 new vegetables. It’s a great way to make lots of small changes that add up to a big transformation!

Mon
14
28 Day Challenge – Reconfiguring your Plate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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28 Day Challenge – Reconfiguring your Plate
Monday, January 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, FREE

We’re starting week two of our healthy eating journey.  This week we will be focusing on how to incorporate more variety into our diets and how to pick the perfect portions of the best foods.

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
15
Healthy Cooking 102 -Stocks, Sauces and Sweeteners
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Cooking 102 -Stocks, Sauces and Sweeteners
Tuesday, January 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, FREE

Part two in our Healthy Cooking series focuses on making your own low sodium stocks, creating flavorful sauces, and how to use natural fruits to sweeten.  We will have plenty of samples and recipes to share.

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
16
Kids Club
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Kids Club
Wednesday, January 16th
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

Join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King Day!

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.

Fri
18
Parents of Kids with Food Allergies Support Group
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Café
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Parents of Kids with Food Allergies Support Group
Friday, January 18th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Café , Free

Does your child have a food allergy? Come join this group of parents who meet in the store monthly to discuss the adventures of having a child with food allergies. 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Fri
18
Veggie Burgers
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Veggie Burgers
Friday, January 18th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Veggie burgers are nutrient dense and super satisfying! Come learn how to rock out this basic dish in Southwest, Italian and Greek style.

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
19
Healthy Cooking 103– Building a Healthy Pantry
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Healthy Cooking 103– Building a Healthy Pantry
Saturday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

In part three of this series we will discuss how to have a well-stocked pantry so creating a healthy dish can happen every night.  Join Caitlin as we learn how to pick pantry staples that will work for you. 

 

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
21
28 Day Challenge – Batch Cooking 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Location- TBD
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28 Day Challenge – Batch Cooking 101
Monday, January 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location- TBD, Free

This week join the challengers as we discuss the basics of batch cooking.  Learn how to prepare filling and delicious “bowls of goodness” and how to plan ahead by stocking a healthier pantry.

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
22
Nurse Lena’s Blood Pressure Screenings
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Front Exit
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Nurse Lena’s Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, January 22nd
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Front Exit, Free

Experienced Nurse Lena will be here with her monthly blood pressure screenings open to all. 

Wed
23
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Location- Check with guest services
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Kids Club
Wednesday, January 23rd
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Location- Check with guest services, Free

 

Come celebrate winter with our snow themed craft time and cool treats to try. 

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
24
Private Cooking Class: Healthy Eating 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Private Cooking Class: Healthy Eating 101
Thursday, January 24th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

Join Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin as she teaches the basics of eating a plant rich diet and demonstrates three of her favorite healthy eating dishes.  This class is limited to 15 guests and preference is given to members of the JCC.

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

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
Beer Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Beer Class
Thursday, January 24th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, $10

 

This month our Beer Specialist Travis will be exploring some of his favorite winter beers from around the world. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Sat
26
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Garden Center
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, January 26th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garden Center, FREE

The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off

Saturday, January 26th

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FREE

On the last Saturday of every month the Green Project stops by to gather all latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane.  The Green Project's booth will be located out front in good weather, and inside the foyer in bad weather.

 

The Green Project does NOT accept eWaste.  Your local BEST BUY location accepts old computers, monitors, radios, small printers, cell phones, stereos, speakers, TV's, microwaves, or other kitchen appliances.   For more information on what, where and how to recycle eWaste, visit www.earth911.com.

Sat
26
Healthy Cooking 104 – Beans the Magical Legume
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Healthy Cooking 104 – Beans the Magical Legume
Saturday, January 26th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

Beans are the wonder food!  High in protein, fiber and iron, low in fat and inexpensive…what more could you ask for?  We will be discussing varieties, storage and preparations as well as stretching meals and your wallet. 

 

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
26
Mardi Gras Grub
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Mardi Gras Grub
Saturday, January 26th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

Our favorite season is here and we’re prepared to celebrate!  Join us as we sample out some of the best Mardi Gras Grub this town has to offer.

Mon
28
28 Day Challenge – Nutrient Density
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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28 Day Challenge – Nutrient Density
Monday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

We made it to week four of our healthy eating journey.  This week we will be focus on how to make nutrient density and the ANDI score and work in our favor. 

 

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
29
Healthier Game Grub
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Healthier Game Grub
Tuesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

We all love the rich foods that come with the big game!  Join Caitlin as we learn healthier versions of our favorite dips and some great dishes to share at the party this year.

 

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
30
Kids Club
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Kids Club
Wednesday, January 30th
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

Did you know that Australia day is celebrated on January 26th?  Wait, what is Australia day anyway?  Find out!  And eat a vegemite sandwich.

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

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.

Thu
31
Monthly Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Monthly Wine Class
Thursday, January 31st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe , $10

 

Join us the last Thursday of every month as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY- Healthy Home Cooking 101: Easy Curry and Stir-Fry
Wednesday, September 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free

Easy Curries and Stri-Fry. Learn how to make your own curry and also how to build a nutrient dense stir-fry. 

 

Every Wednesday our Healthy Eating Educator, Brad, will prepare and share a variety of healthy plant based recipies. 

Classes are free but space is limited. Please sign up via our Eventbrite website

http://www.eventbrite.com/o/whole-foods-market-arabella-station-4500330329

Easy Curries and Stri-Fry. Learn how to make your own curry and also how to build a nutrient dense stir-fry. 

 

Josh's Fab Five
Thursday, September 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bulk Section, free

Join our Demo Specialist, Josh, as he shares five recipes using one featured mystery ingredient. He’ll also give you a few tasty tips that will delight your appetite and wallet. 

Join our Demo Specialist, Josh, as he shares five recipes using one featured mystery ingredient. He’ll also give you a few tasty tips that will delight your appetite and wallet. 

Yoga on the Patio
Thursday, September 18th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Magazine Street Patio - Weather Permitting, Free

Join us for fitness, friends and fun every Thursday this month. This class is perfect for yogies of all levels so grab your mat and be ready to sweat!

Join us for fitness, friends and fun every Thursday this month. This class is perfect for yogies of all levels so grab your mat and be ready to sweat!