By Paige Schilt, January 2, 2014
We know that it’s simpler to eat nutrient-dense plant foods when the preparation fits into your schedule. That's why we’ve pulled together these time-saving tips for creating nutritious meals all week long.
By Kathy K. Downie, RDN, January 1, 2014
Giving a nutritious nudge to dishes is as easy as an ingredient swap, a new technique or a sprinkle of nuts. Here are a few of my favorite tactics.
By Baker Harrell, December 31, 2013
When Baker Harrell was 11 years old, he had an epiphany that not only inspired him to change his life, but those of countless others.
By Jolène M. Bouchon, December 31, 2013
Did you know that many of our stores have Healthy Eating Specialists?
By Zack Warren, December 30, 2013
Zack Warren is a Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating Specialist at the Reno, Nevada store. A former Marine, Zack worked as a kitchen supervisor in the Corps and attended Le Cordon Bleu after his service. Zack shares the story of how he came to value a healthier way of eating and chose to dedicate his life to helping others make healthy choices.
By Molly Siegler, December 20, 2013
The end of the year is the perfect time to do a pantry reset. In addition to stocking the refrigerator with all the veggies and fruit you can manage, filling your pantry with feel-good food will help you double down on your New Year’s resolutions.
By Molly Siegler, November 6, 2013
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.
By Paige Schilt, October 23, 2013
Feeding a tween is like riding a rollercoaster. Some days it’s exhilarating: we’re intrepid explorers, discovering new flavors together! Other times it’s the pits: we’re stuck in a rut and we’re going to be eating mac and cheese for the rest of our lives!
My 10-year-old son is by turns adventurous and avoidant. He loves sushi but hates sandwiches. He’s into spicy foods but refuses to taste bananas or mashed potatoes. As a busy parent, I’ve developed a few strategies to help my temperamental tween try new things and get the nutrients he needs:
By Mary Olivar, October 1, 2013
Hearty fall veggies are perfect for keeping on hand for nutrient-dense meals. Healthy eating guru Mary shares her favorites to have around so her family can enjoy autumn’s harvest any day.
By Allison Kociuruba, September 21, 2013
Learn how to reduce the calories in almost every dish you make by steam frying instead of using butter or oil to sauté.