January 2013

Thu
03
Healthy Meal Deals!
11:30 PM - 1:00 PM @ Tamarac Prepared Foods Department
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Healthy Meal Deals!
Thursday, January 3rd
11:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Tamarac Prepared Foods Department, $5

Every Thursday in January

Health Starts Here™ Meal Deal

11:30am-1:00pm

$5

Stop by the store today for a quick, cheap, and healthy lunch! Every Meal Deal is made from recipes that use plant-based, whole foods that are packed with nutrients, and healthy fats!

Tue
08
Tamarac Educational Class: Pantry Makeover
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Educational Class: Pantry Makeover
Tuesday, January 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Tuesday, January 8th

Educational Class: Pantry Makeover

6:00-7:00pm

Free!

To celebrate the New Year, we want to show you that eating healthy can be affordable! Make your choices count by coming to our class on how to stock your pantry full of affordable and healthy options.  This class will feature a list of pantry staples under $50 that will help you create healthy meals and a healthy budget. Class will also feature a raffle for a $50 gift card to win your pantry staples! Reserve your seat at the Customer Service desk.

Wed
09
Cooking Class: New Year, New You!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Cooking Class: New Year, New You!
Wednesday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Wednesday, January 9th

Cooking Class: New Year, New You!

6:00-8:00pm

Free!

 

Whole Foods Market is your resource for Healthy Eating, and we want to help you stick to your new year’s resolution this year! Join us for a special cooking class featuring some of our best nutritional supplements from our Whole Body department, and Traci, our Healthy Eating Specialist! Recipes will include:  Aloe Cocktails with Aloe Life, Hemp Seed Salad, Healthy dipping oils with Flora, Coconut oil Entrée, Bon Bons with Vega, and Chia Pudding with our 365 exclusive brand.  Reserve your seat at the Customer Service desk.

 

Thu
10
Tamarac Cooking Class: 30 Minute Meals!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class: 30 Minute Meals!
Thursday, January 10th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, January 10th

“Health Starts Here” Cooking Class: “30 Minute Meals”

6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Join Traci Carpenter, for a class on how to stock your pantry full of versatile ingredients to create quick, and healthy meals! Learn how to create diverse options for your meal planning, so you can reduce your meal budget and the temptation to eat out! Come to class and enter to win a $50 gift card!  Recipes will include beef and quinoa meatballs over spaghetti squash and a zesty quinoa with broccoli and cashews.

Reserve your spot at the customer service desk!

Sat
12
Tamarac Educational Class: "Fresh Start" Meal Planning
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Tamarac Community Room
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Tamarac Educational Class: "Fresh Start" Meal Planning
Saturday, January 12th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tamarac Community Room, Free!

Saturday, January 12th

Educational Class: “Fresh Start” Meal Planning

2:00-3:00pm

Free!

Join us for a discussion group led by Traci Carpenter, MNT, and store Healthy Eating Specialist, and learn tips for meal planning, that will help you meet your healthy eating goals.  Each participant will get a weekly meal plan, shopping list, and tools needed to start writing their own weekly meal plans.  Reserve your space at the customer service desk.

Tue
15
Tamarac Cooking Class: Batch Meals
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class: Batch Meals
Tuesday, January 15th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Tuesday, January 15th

Cooking Class: Batch Cooking: 

6:00-7:00pm

 Free!

Join us for class on Batch cooking and learn how to make the most of your time in the Kitchen! Better nutrition, might mean more prep time, but that prep time can be an investment in your health!  Class will include: simple recipes, time savers, and tips on   bulk food options to maximize your time in the kitchen! Reserve your space at the Customer Service Desk.

Thu
17
Tamarac Store Tour: Eating Organic on a Budget
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tamarac
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Tamarac Store Tour: Eating Organic on a Budget
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tamarac, Free!

Thursday, January 17th

Store Tour: Eating Organic on a Budget

6:00-7:00pm

Free!

 

Sometimes, learning how to navigate food labels is not always simple….especially when it comes to eating Organic Foods! Join us for a tour with Traci Carpenter, Store Healthy Eating Specialist, and learn how to buy the best quality Organic products without it hurting your wallet.  Save your spot at the Customer Service desk!

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.

Thu
17
Tamarac Cooking Class: Moroccan Chicken Soup
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class: Moroccan Chicken Soup
Thursday, January 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, Jan 17th

Cooking Class: Moroccan Chicken Soup

6:30-7:30

Free!

 

Join Khadija, for this class on traditional Chicken Soup! Khadija is a native of Morocco and loves to share her family recipes with us! Recipes will include Moroccan Chicken Soup, Sweet Potato and Raisin Salad, and Indian Spiced Chai! Learn how to create something new in the kitchen, and reserve your spot at the customer service desk.

 

Sat
19
Tamarac Educational Class: Dairy 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Tamarac Community Room
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Tamarac Educational Class: Dairy 101
Saturday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tamarac Community Room, Free!

Saturday, January 19th

Educational Class: Dairy 101

12:00-1:00pm

Free!

There is a lot of information out there around dairy.  Is it health promoting or not?  Come to a lecture and discussion style class to understand the concerns around dairy and learn a bit more about the relationship between calcium and bone health.  We will have a blind tasting of several different non-dairy milks, and those who guess right will win prizes!  Reserve your spot at the customer service desk!

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
Tamarac Cooking Class: Healthy Breakfast Options!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class: Healthy Breakfast Options!
Thursday, January 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, January 24th,

Cooking Class: Healthy Breakfast Options!

 6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Join us for a class on that features nutritious breakfast items, which will encourage your goals to eat better and keep you satisfied! Recipes include: Black rice with cashew cream and plant- strong, hearty meals like rice, beans, with an avocado Chile sauce. Save your spot at the customer service desk.

 

Sat
26
“Tamarac Turnips” Kids Club Event: Homemade Valentine Treats
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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“Tamarac Turnips” Kids Club Event: Homemade Valentine Treats
Saturday, January 26th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Saturday, January 26th

“Tamarac Turnips” Kids Club Event: Homemade Valentine Treats

12pm-1pm

Free!  

Today, our official Kids Club will be doing a fun, and interactive Valentine class.  Class will include arts and crafts and snack making that are perfect for Valentine’s Day! Please join Traci Carpenter, MNT, Healthy Eating Specialist, for a hour of painting, mixing and enjoying some healthy Valentine snacks. Reserve your child’s spot at the customer service desk.

Sat
26
Educational Class: Healthy Snacks 101
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Tamarac Community Room
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Educational Class: Healthy Snacks 101
Saturday, January 26th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tamarac Community Room, Free!

Saturday, January 26th

Educational Class: Healthy Snacks 101

2-3pm

Free!

Today’s class will cover nutrient dense snacks, and how to get the most bang for your buck when it comes to snacks!  Learn about the dimensions of hunger and understand how to fully satisfy our bellies by preventing unwanted additional snacking without deprivation. Reserve your spot at the Customer Service Desk!

Tue
29
Tamarac Cooking Class:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class:
Tuesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Tuesday, January 29th

Cooking Class: Healthy Game Time Dips and Spreads

6:00-7:00pm

Free!

Today’s class will feature recipes for Healthy Game Time Dips and Spreads! Learn how to create delicious dips that are nutritious and affordable!  Reserve your spot at the Customer service desk!

Thu
31
Tamarac Cooking Class: Argentine Beef Stew
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Tamarac Cooking Class: Argentine Beef Stew
Thursday, January 31st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, January 31st

Cooking Class: Argentine Beef Stew

6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Join Rebecca Caro, Denver based freelance food and travel writer, for a class on Argentine Beef Stew!  Explore South American Cuisine and take home a new recipe that will inspire your taste buds. Learn more about Rebecca Caro at www.fromargentinawithlove.com   Reserve your seat at the customer service desk.

Events At Nearby Stores

Master Cheese Theater
Friday, February 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Are you interested in trying new types of cheese? Join us in the specialty department every Friday from 4pm-6pm, and we’ll teach you about a variety of cheeses that you’ve never tried before. We’ll offer pairing ideas and fun recipe suggestions. See you then! 

Are you interested in trying new types of cheese? Join us in the specialty department every Friday from 4pm-6pm, and we’ll teach you about a variety of cheeses that you’ve never tried before.

Store Tasting Events
Saturday, February 28th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market SouthGlenn, FREE

Stop in to the store during our weekly tasting events.  Each department will be featuring a different product for you to try, with a special theme every week! 

Stop in to the store during our weekly tasting events.  Each department will be featuring a different product for you to try, with a special theme every week! 

Colfax Whole Planet Foundation Tasting
Saturday, February 28th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Colfax, FREE

On Saturday February 28th from 3-5pm, we will be hosting a Whole Planet Foundation tasting event, to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. Come taste som global cuisine, donate to help raise money for women in developing countries, and enter to win a gift basket!

On Saturday February 28th from 3-5pm, we will be hosting a Whole Planet Foundation tasting event, to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.