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December 28, 2014
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As we become more aware of how food-friendly sparkling wines are, we’re ordering them with our meals, with appetizers and at after-work happy hours. Still, nothing says “Holidays!” like a glass of beautiful, energetic, effervescent sparkling wine. Check out our tips for choosing the right one for you. `3
December 24, 2014
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Hope you planned ahead and are

December 22, 2014
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From Baked French Toast Sticks with Orange Maple Syrup and Cinnamon-Almond Olive Oil Cake to Champagne Baked Eggs with Spinach and Crispy Ham and Tortilla Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Green Chiles, here are tasty and easy brunch ideas for the holidays.
December 20, 2014
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Hosting a New Year’s Eve party? We’ve got theme ideas, tips and recipes to get the party started!
December 17, 2014
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Planning the perfect party? With these money-saving tips and budget-friendly recipes, you can dazzle with few dollars and entertain with ease.
December 16, 2014
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When the weather gets colder and days get shorter, I’m all about the warm and fuzzy feelings I get from quality time spent with friends. From decorating cookies to binge-watching Christmas specials — I’ll find almost any excuse for an impromptu party.

To make sure I’m ready to host at a moment’s notice, I’ve compiled a quick list of no-fuss favorites.

December 16, 2014
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Stocking stuffers, host gifts, secret Santas, oh my! Even little holiday gifts can really add up. Luckily, we’re here to show you how to get more for less with our best bets under $10.

December 13, 2014
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Is it better to give or to receive? Both are pretty nice when you’re talking about gifts that give back to people and organizations around the world. That’s why we’ve curated a pile of presents that do more this season — and beyond!

Spread the joy with some of our favorite small gifts that make a big impact; browse then shop in store.

December 12, 2014
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Vegetarian dishes can shine as the main attraction at your holiday table, especially when you focus on fresh, flavorful and seasonal ingredients.
December 11, 2014
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While Thanksgiving is all about the sides, the main course take center stage during this month’s celebrations. That’s why we’re all about meat that’s full of flavor, not antibiotics or added hormones.
December 10, 2014
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The holidays are a time of joy and celebration; they’re also a time when North Americans produce more trash than any other time of the year. Here are a few tips to live lighter on the planet this holiday season.
December 10, 2014
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From cookie mix to the friends with kids to dog treats for the pet owners, homemade gifts from the kitchen are a wonderful way to personalize the holiday long after the presents have been exchanged.
December 9, 2014
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From traditional to dairy-free, here’s a breakdown of a few of our favorite nogs — all without artificial sweeteners, flavors or preservatives.
December 8, 2014
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Not sure how to tackle holiday noshing in the face of endless buffets, dessert parties and drinks? Relax, and make up your mind that this year you are going to celebrate deliciously and healthfully while having a good time. These survival tricks will help you do just that.
December 6, 2014
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This is the time of year when you see body care gifts on display in virtually every store. So, does it matter where you shop for your body care gifts? Yes, there absolutely is. Here’s how ours are different.
December 5, 2014
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Sharing cookies means being able to share them with all my friends, and luckily there are plenty of options for those who are vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and more.
December 2, 2014
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If you’ve been dreaming about your favorite holiday flavors — latkes and Sufganiyot and kugel — and checking out Hanukkah recipes for inspiration, now is the time to get shopping! We’ve curated holiday helpers to make your celebrations deliciously memorable.
December 1, 2014
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Oranges. Grapefruit. Lemons. Limes. Tangerines. Satsumas. Although a lot of people think of citrus as a summery-sunshine fruit, it’s really at its peak now, making these juicy, delicious fruits available for a variety of cold-weather menus and holiday dishes.
November 30, 2014
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Elegant. Refreshing. Big time-savers. If you don’t count oysters on the half shells as one of your go-tos for holiday gatherings, you should.
November 29, 2014
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With the goal of helping our national forests return to their majestic beauty, Whole Foods Market is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation, the largest non-profit membership organization dedicated to planting trees. So when you buy a tree with us, a new tree will be planted.
November 28, 2014
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The holidays are a time of indulging and, yes, often overindulging! Luckily, there’s a nice break between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah and Christmas to help you slow down from heavy foods and get some of the delicious seasonal greens and other produce on the menu.
November 27, 2014
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With the busiest, most exciting day of the year in our stores behind us, we can take a breath and a moment to share our deep gratitude for our customers. Your support, your feedback and your passion is what makes Whole Foods Market such an amazing place to shop and a great place to work.

November 26, 2014
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Orangutans, black bears and wooden trucks, oh my! With 100% of the net proceeds they receive from your purchase of these toys supporting its mission of building knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity to empower children for success, PBS KIDS makes it easy to give presents with a purpose.
November 24, 2014
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Be a great guest and bring the perfect Thanksgiving meal accompaniment – baked goods! For that, we’ve totally got you covered with standards you’ll find nowhere else.
November 24, 2014
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Avoid bumps in the road during holiday travel by packing your own food. Whether your traveling by car or plane, a little preparation goes a long way to ensure tastier, better-for-you bites.
November 23, 2014
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Some of Dorie Greenspan’s favorite recipes are the ones that invite what she calls “playing around”– a way to change them a bit and make them more your own. Over the years she’s tweaked the classic cheesecake in many ways and now it’s her go-to dessert for the holidays.
November 22, 2014
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At my house, we go all out for Thanksgiving. Why do we make so much food? One word: leftovers! I view Thanksgiving leftovers as a challenge to making the most creative recipes I can.
November 21, 2014
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If you don’t want turkey, how do you celebrate “Turkey Day”? Deliciously! Give thanks for entrée possibilities from vegetarian Savory Butternut Squash Pie with Hazelnuts to vegan Celebration Lentil Loaf to Roasted Beef Tenderloin.
November 20, 2014
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Poached, grilled, sautéed or broiled, we love shrimp in just about any dish, any time of year. But somehow serving shrimp during the winter holidays seems extra special — thankfully without extra work or worries when you buy it at Whole Foods Market.
November 19, 2014
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Whether you’re a last-minute shopper or a long-range present planner, our Whole Body department has thoughtful selections for everyone on your list.
November 19, 2014
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Looking for new ways to impress holiday guests? Mushrooms rich, savory flavor actually elevates other ingredients and evokes feelings of satisfaction — which means lucky guests will leave the table raving about your marvelous meal.
November 18, 2014
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It’s finally time for pumpkin pies and gingerbread and candy canes, so sure to experience those special flavors to the fullest. Here are our picks for sweet holiday treats you won’t find anywhere else but Whole Foods Market.
November 16, 2014
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Here’s a good guide for getting all the important things done on time, in style, with minimal stress. We can all give thanks for that!
November 15, 2014
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What if I told you about an interactive gift that could get kids excited about growing food, teach them about recycling AND encourage them to try new flavors? With the Back to the Roots Organic Mushroom Mini Farm, kids can grow their own oyster mushrooms in about 10 days. And no plastic parts to assemble or step on!
November 14, 2014
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With our pie primer, you can learn tips for perfectly flaky crusts, winning seasonal combinations and special diet solutions, so you can make a pie anytime — for any reason.
November 12, 2014
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When cooking lean meats like turkey, using a wet or dry brine before roasting will help ensure juicier results. Salt is the key ingredient in brines for tender results, and when you add aromatics like spices, herbs and citrus zest or even sugar, the turkey is infused with subtle flavors too.
November 11, 2014
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If your group is like mine this Thanksgiving, it’s probably going to have a number of friends and family with special diets. As of right now I’m counting two vegetarians, someone who needs to watch their sodium, someone who prefers gluten-free dishes and someone (that would be me!) who hopes to keep their health goals in check. So here’s the challenge: Getting a meal on the table that has something for everyone but still hits the holiday flavor and comfort notes we know and love.

November 11, 2014
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This Thanksgiving, you can do it all. But you don’t have to. That’s because online ordering is available for Thanksgiving feasting, Hanukkah noshing, Christmas celebrating and every holiday entertaining occasion in between at: shop.wholefoodsmarket.com.
November 10, 2014
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Although a summer vegetable, green beans have been gracing our holiday tables since the mid 1950’s thanks to the popular green bean casserole. Today autumn meals include a wide variety of green bean recipes from salads to stir-fries.
November 9, 2014
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Many flavors populate a Thanksgiving table that lend themselves to particularly tasty pairings. So it’s a perfect opportunity to try something new!
November 8, 2014
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The most delicious foods are waiting for you this season, and we’re here to help you discover them. Through mid-November we’re featuring must-have information on the season’s best ingredients and dishes — winter squash, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, stuffing and pies! — to help you plan the tastiest celebrations and everyday meals.

November 7, 2014
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One of the reasons pies are so wonderful is because they bring us together during the holidays for just one more bite of yum. Plus, there are so many varieties of pie that it’s easy to create a spread that will please everyone at the table — including those with special diet needs!
November 5, 2014
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Jennifer Cheng has had her share of cooking fumbles and foibles, but more often than not, her scrappy fixes pay off. Learn from some of her missteps and what she did to save the day in the kitchen.
November 4, 2014
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From taste and texture to a few of our favorite cheeses, here is an easy guide to building a better cheese board.
November 1, 2014
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Brussels sprouts can be boiled, steamed, oven roasted, braised, grilled and even enjoyed raw. Autumn through early spring is peak season for these mini cabbage look-alikes, so now is the time to try them or experiment with new recipes.
October 31, 2014
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Navigating special diets – whether it’s gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, food allergies, or something else – can be a difficult task, especially when it comes to Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations centered on food. Follow a few simple tips your party be holly and jolly for everyone.
October 30, 2014
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This Thanksgiving, set tradition aside and grill your turkey! For those of you who live in warmer climates, this might not seem totally outrageous, but anyone who’s braved snow drifts before mashed potatoes, knows grilling beyond Labor Day isn’t commonplace. But hear me out…

October 29, 2014
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Share your family’s Thanksgiving meal traditions or how do you buck tradition and you could win a $250 Whole Foods Market gift card. Whatever your Thanksgiving tradition, you can trust us to have the highest-quality ingredients and Team Members who are excited to help you find just what you need.
October 28, 2014
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Rev up your cooking engines — it’s time to start planning for the holidays! No matter what you decide to make, you need enough for everyone, and we can help with these guidelines for how much to serve at Thanksgiving dinner.
October 27, 2014
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Thanksgiving is around the corner and the holiday season is almost here! It’s finally safe for those of us who’ve been eagerly waiting to dust off the decorations and I’ve put together a few simple tips that will help you up your décor game.
October 25, 2014
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Potatoes and sweet potatoes may be basic staples for cold weather menus, but there’s nothing boring about them. The options are endless for holiday feasts and everyday evenings.
October 23, 2014
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Creating cookies, cakes and pies together doesn’t have to be a big production. If you stock your pantry with baking staples, you’ll be ready whenever the mood strikes your brood. (Got cousins or grandkids visiting? Baking together is a great way to bond!)
October 21, 2014
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While hosting loved ones at Thanksgiving can be a great experience, it can be stressful and tiring, too. Right now you have a golden opportunity to prepare and enjoy your time in the kitchen this holiday season. Here are our top tips.
October 14, 2014
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Last-minute shopping trips tend to be a little disjointed. If you’d like to make healthier choices (and spend more of your precious holiday with friends and family), it helps to plan ahead.
December 30, 2013
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Cultures around the world have long held superstitious beliefs about certain foods considered to be good luck, usually because they represent abundance, prosperity and longevity. What’s so awesome about this tradition is that many of these foods are healthy, delicious and easily accessible.
December 26, 2013
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Ringing in 2014 doesn’t have to involve a crush of people and champagne poppers at midnight. Here’s a few fun food-focused ideas for an at-home celebration that everyone can enjoy.
December 24, 2013
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When it comes to the New Year’s Eve countdown, something bubbly is a must! With that in mind, here’s a champagne primer to help you get your bubbly supply sorted out in time to celebrate!
December 23, 2013
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No matter which way you serve it, shrimp is a great choice for holiday party fare as well as for everyday cooking. Here are more than 10 tasty ideas for succulent shrimp.
December 22, 2013
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Get the kids involved in the kitchen and whip up a batch of these delicious, unprocessed holiday cookies.
December 18, 2013
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No matter your cooking style – whether you like to keep things simple or go all out – you can enjoy a fabulous breakfast on Christmas morning.
December 16, 2013
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A Christmas dinner centerpiece that morphs into the most amazing leftovers. You really should go ham for the holidays.
December 15, 2013
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Here’s a taste of the party perfect foods that we’re making this season without financial fallout.
December 13, 2013
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Panna is the video cooking magazine for iPad, iPhone and the web, where top chefs demonstrate their favorite recipes so you can follow along and create them perfectly at home.

December 13, 2013
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Special diets can be confusing if you’re not used to them, but once you know the ins and outs, it is very simple to prepare meals everyone can enjoy.
December 12, 2013
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Cocktail parties, cookie swaps, work gatherings, school celebrations – December calendars get full fast so having a well-stocked pantry makes juggling easier. Here are our top five picks for making that happen.
December 10, 2013
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Holiday parties are all about the mixing and mingling. Rather than serve a large meal or buffet, providing snacks that can be eaten one-handed means plenty of opportunity for socializing and minimal time in the kitchen.
December 9, 2013
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Whether you put spiced nuts out to share with company or you use them to complement salads, desserts or breakfast cereal, this simple, classic treat is a holiday must.
December 8, 2013
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La dolce vita for me is sharing good eats with friends. Over the years I’ve found that a dessert party is one of the most delightful, least stressful and utterly scrumptious ways to celebrate the season. Here’s my advice for a deliciously easy dessert buffet.
December 7, 2013
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Christian DeBenedetti and Devon Broglie share the best beer pairings for hoppy holidays.
December 5, 2013
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When you’re hosting the festivities, there’s no reason to invite overspending. Follow these tips from The Whole Deal value guide.
December 4, 2013
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Ham vs. turkey. Gingerbread cookies vs. sugar cookies. There are plenty of debates centered on yuletide traditions. At my house, though, there’s no question: there will be eggnog.

Nog for Everyone

With lots of houseguests this month, my holiday motto is “Make some, buy some” so it’s Whole Foods Market® to the rescue. Not only is there organic traditional dairy eggnog, but there are also great non-dairy options to suit vegan or lactose intolerant celebrants.

December 4, 2013
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The holiday season means that in addition to the regular busy schedule of school, extracurricular and volunteer activities, our family is adding on planning for parties, shopping for gifts, and looking for that perfect decoration to complete our Christmas tree.

After an exhausting day running around town, the last thing I want to think about is how long it’s going to take to get dinner ready.

December 3, 2013
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All of the Black Friday, Cyber Monday, BUY-BUY-BUY gift madness is making me crazy. The over-the-top advertising has a reverse effect on me: I don’t want to buy anything as a sign of protest!

December 3, 2013
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I tend to give homemade gifts from my kitchen, whether it’s ingredients or an already-baked treat. Even if those on your “Nice” list aren’t foodies, gifts from your kitchen are the perfect way to share the spirit of the holiday season.
December 3, 2013
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While you’re still basking in the turkey afterglow, let us help you plan your next feast!

Read on to find out how you can enter to win a $250 Whole Foods Market gift card to make your holiday celebration more joyful and less stressful. UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that entered. Congrats to our winners: Winnie, Jennifer, Shannon, JK and Rosie!

November 30, 2013
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I’ve eagerly awaited the arrival of our beautiful Christmas trees and greens for months. When the tree is up, that’s the day the party starts!

November 29, 2013
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My vote is to stock your baking pantry for practical needs (holiday brunches and cookie exchanges), but to do it with fun in mind. During the holiday baking sprint, call on favorite recipes then give them a seasonal spin. If a sugar cookie recipe never fails you, but you’re interested in a bit of a rev-up, these pantry staples can add a little excitement.

November 28, 2013
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I’m all for one-stop errands. In college, it was the coffee shop/laundromat. Today it’s just natural that I holiday shop where I grocery shop. No, I’m not gifting collards and cashews. Instead, I’m reaching for truffles, flowers and toys and clothing and picking up ingredients for homemade gifts. Here’s how:

Gifts Under $5, $10, $15 and $30

November 27, 2013
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Baked BrieA truly stylish and delicious way to take your entertaining to the next level is the cheese board. Whether you use a plate, a wooden cutting board or a piece of slate, serving cheese is the smart host’s best party secret. Why?

November 26, 2013
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When it comes to Thanksgiving, there’s enough on your plate to worry about before even diving into the cooking.

November 24, 2013
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The holidays can be joyful and tasty, but they can also be the most stressful time of the year. Between entertaining at home and traveling to see friends and family – all while making sure your famed mashed potatoes survive the journey – there’s often very little room to enjoy the festivities.

This year, we’re helping you relax with six holiday recipes that can be prepped in your own kitchen and easily taken on the road. From rich gravy to sweet cranberry sauce to hearty cornbread, these dishes can be made in advance and warmed up when it’s time to feast.

November 23, 2013
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It’s time to get your holiday bake on and the treat train won’t stop until the end of the year. If you’re sensitive to gluten or managing celiac disease, there’s no need to forego holiday pies, cookies, breads and muffins.

Gluten-free baking can seem like a pretty tough order, but it’s easier (and more delicious!) than you think.

November 21, 2013
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While working as a food stylist a few years back, I prepared a Thanksgiving dinner for photos that we planned to take in the afternoon. I started cooking at a reasonable time in the morning, with no substantial prep the day before.

November 20, 2013
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This year the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving coincide; this won’t happen again for another 70,000 years, so buckle your seat belts.

I have my menorah at the ready and will carefully select all the burnished orange and red candles for the night. I may even attach some (non-flammable) turkey-like feathers to it to really get us in the mood, but I’m frankly feeling pretty excited about the opportunity to mix these delicious food traditions for one unforgettable feast.

November 19, 2013
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Accent your Thanksgiving table with a centerpiece you make yourself. Autumn yields such fabulous colors and textures, it’s easy to create your own arrangement and have fun doing it!

Gourgeous Gourds

November 17, 2013
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LavenderThe holidays are a time of celebration, spirit…and stress. Even the merriest among us might need a reminder to take care of ourselves. So in the spirit of planning ahead and planning for wellness, how about a smarter perspective this year?

November 16, 2013
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The Big Meal is a great opportunity to break out of your wine-buying routine and take a look at tasty and affordable pairings. Luckily, traditional roast turkey welcomes a broad palette of wine styles and flavors, with one rule of thumb: avoid big, meaty tannic wines, like Cabernets or Chiantis. (They can overpower, so save them for a charcuterie plate or slow sipping by the fire). Instead, for Reds, seek out unabashed juiciness, pronounced fruit and a soft round finish. With Whites, you want well-balanced acidity and flavors ranging from crisp and dry to delicately sweet to floral.

November 15, 2013
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It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of turkey, stuffing, pie, rolls, and more pie. If you don’t have to worry about what you eat, planning the Thanksgiving meal is a breeze. But if you have food allergies, sensitivities or follow a special diet, or have guests who do, it can be a challenge finding foods that are suitable, yet still deliciously festive.

November 14, 2013
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What ingredients do you need to prepare a delicious Hanukkah? Seasonal favorites, like root vegetables, hearty whole grains and a selection of proteins, are always important to have on hand this time of year. Beyond that, here are my top suggestions for outfitting your pantry.

Like all of the products we carry in our stores, these essentials meet our strict quality standards, which require no artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated fats.

November 13, 2013
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November 12, 2013
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This year I hosted my third Gobblefest, a pre-Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving potluck that’s become tradition over the years. It’s a way to “rehearse” before the real deal and a great excuse to spend some quality time with friends over a meal before the hectic holiday season starts to ramp up.

November 11, 2013
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When you think of your Thanksgiving spread, are green beans on the table? They are for a lot of us, too! Interestingly, green beans are a summer vegetable so who knows how they ended up as a holiday classic. Whether you opt for an updated version of the classic Thanksgiving-favorite Green Bean Casserole or choose to go a bit more outside the box with a Panko-Crusted Green Bean Casserole, chances are that green beans are on your menu.

November 8, 2013
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Gravy is the linchpin of any celebrated Thanksgiving feast – it manages to tie all the meal elements together and is one of those special holiday things many of us rarely make outside of Thanksgiving.  

Pour it over dressing, mashed potatoes and turkey, sop it up with a roll and be sure to save a little for your leftovers sandwich.

November 6, 2013
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One of the biggest and most hotly anticipated meals of the year comes, thankfully (ha!), as the fall harvest season wraps up. Count on winter squash, fresh cranberries, Brussels sprouts, root veggies and a few tropical fruits for a truly special Thanksgiving feast. Skipping added oils, sweeteners and sodium also means you can focus on the flavors of the foods you love.

Perk up your plate with these flavorful, healthy holiday options.

November 6, 2013
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It’s only the biggest meal of the season. The one people have waited all year for. A meal wrapped up in tradition and family and tied with a rosemary bow. No pressure, right?

November 5, 2013
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This year I will be hosting my first ever Thanksgiving. I have a little notebook going with my menu plan and my brother-in-law is on cocktail-planning standby.

Here's how I'm stocking my pantry for success and you can, too.

November 4, 2013
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I’m grateful for sound solutions for special diets. After hosting The Big Meal for more than five years with some vegan guests, here’s what I’ve learned.

There are a few approaches: the host offers a vegan main, a side and a dessert; vegan guests bring dishes and the host makes a couple too; or the entire meal can be vegan. Whichever strategy you choose, a vegan Thanksgiving is easier and tastier than you may think. I promise.

Recipes for Success

Here are a few tried-and-true vegan showstoppers and soon-to-be classics.

November 4, 2013
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This holiday season, celebrate the full bounty of the produce world. Brussels sprouts are a perfect place to start. These cute little cabbage-look-a-likes are marvelous baked, roasted, steamed or pan-cooked.

November 3, 2013
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Peeking at your calendar once October is over can be a little frightening. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and holiday parties seem to creep sooner and sooner each year. But don’t fret! With a little planning and prep work you can smoothly sail into the entertaining season.

November 2, 2013
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Turkey TipsThere’s no denying the importance of turkey this time of year. It’s not only the showpiece of the Thanksgiving table, it’s the centerpiece in most conversations too.

November 2, 2013
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Between travel, school plays and work functions, does a homemade holiday seem as unrealistic as flying reindeer?

November 1, 2013
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You’ve waited all year for this meal! That’s why we want to help you stress less and enjoy more of the best.

Read on to find out how you can enter to win a $250 Whole Foods Market gift card to make your Thanksgiving less stressful. UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that participated. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winners: Sue, Wendy T., Alice, Michael S., and Phyllis!

October 29, 2013
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Gift-buying time is here and your list keeps getting longer. Panic sets in as your shopping options fade in the rearview mirror. And you’ve been resisting gift cards because they’re, well, gift cards.

Resist no more.

December 18, 2012
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This healthful and festive salad featuring roasted chestnuts, a seasonal favorite, makes a great addition to your holiday dinner.
December 15, 2012
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Face all the hustle and bustle by treating your body to plenty of nourishing foods like dark leafy greens, winter squash and earthy root vegetables. Share your ideas for how to keep the holidays healthy.
December 8, 2012
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Healthy eating takes center stage this holiday season with our crowd-pleasing Celebration Lentil Loaf — nourishing, hearty and great as leftovers too!
November 21, 2012
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No holiday table is complete without green beans. This simple, delicious and healthy recipe features classic flavors of the season (and won't take up any valuable space in the oven).
November 17, 2012
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Have your chosen your Thanksgiving pie lineup yet? In my estimation, you should have at least a pie per person. Well, maybe that’s going a bit overboard. But when you have so many glorious flavors — from pumpkin and pecan to apple and buttermilk (my family always has cherry) — why pick just one?

Getting Started: The Crust

Pie crust can be daunting even for otherwise experienced bakers. Check out our video tutorial, then get the recipe for Classic Pie Crust:

November 13, 2012
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Traditional holiday cooking calls for many ingredients that don’t mesh with a PlantStrong™ diet. Read and share tips for enjoying the holidays with plant-based substitutions.
November 12, 2012
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Unbaked apple pies are easy to master and a great conversation piece. They’re a fresh take on a traditional pie and are a delicious way to end any feast.
November 9, 2012
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Lighten up! These healthier dishes make welcome additions to your feast and help to balance out some of the richer flavors of the season.
October 19, 2012
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Want to stay health-focused through the holiday craziness? Try these recipes designed to fit into weekly menu plans to help keep us balanced and energized throughout the holiday season.
November 29, 2011
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Ham is a great choice for the holidays because it's so easy to prepare and provides delicious leftovers for days. Learn how our hams are from pigs raised to meet our high standards.
November 9, 2011
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Lower your holiday stress by using earth-conscious products to spiff up your home before guests arrive.
December 11, 2010
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The best part of serving a ham for the holidays may be serving up delicious leftovers. Learn why we think our hams are your best choice and try our favorite recipes for leftover ham.
December 7, 2010
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Ham is a great choice for the holidays — it’s simple, feeds a crowd and provides fantastic leftovers. Learn why our hams are your best choice and get tips on cooking a deliciously festive entrée.
December 4, 2010
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By partnering with dedicated family-owned farms and producers, we make sure our hams are the best for your holiday table. Meet these producers and learn how our hams are from pigs raised to meet our high standards.
November 28, 2010
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Christmas ham is a delicious classic, and we make sure that the hams we provide for your holiday table are raised to our standards for no antibiotics or animal byproducts in their feed and no added nitrates in processing. Learn more and compare.
December 17, 2009
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SpinachLasagna Got a lot of extra mouths to feed with holiday guests? We do! Here are some of our best recipes for serving a house full of hungry visitors. What are your go-to favorites for a crowd?