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3 Simple Ways to Support Growing Healthy Kids

By Jane Johnson, September 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jane Johnson

 

Would you spare change to create change? This September, when you donate to Whole Kids Foundation®’s “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign at Whole Foods Market, every cent directly supports school programs that help kids eat more veggies … and like it! In the past 5 years our shoppers have donated millions of dollars that have helped nourish more than 4 million kids in the U.S., U.K. and Canada through programs like: School Garden GrantsSalad Bars 2 Schools, ...

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Wines from Chile: Our Wine Guy Picks the Best Bottles Under $20

By Lindsay Robison, August 29, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Devon Broglie, Master Sommelier and Global Beverage Buyer for Whole Foods Market, has spent thousands of hours studying, tasting and selling wine — and has traveled the world to find the best bottles. Whole Foods Market is celebrating wines from Chile this fall, all of which come from artisan producers whose wines offer exceptional quality for the price....

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Get to Know Labneh

By Megan Myers, August 26, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Sure, Greek yogurt is great, but we’re embracing other ways to get our smooth, creamy dairy fix. Right now, we're loving Labneh!

What is Labneh?

Labneh is an ultra-strained yogurt that is thick and tangy. It is used as a topping for savory dishes, with fruits spooned over the top, mixed with herbs and spices for a spread, and more.

Labneh is most popular in the Middle East, where it is a standard component of mezze platters and sandwiches. Many people also eat it for breakfast or with olive oil and dipped with pita. It is low in natural sugars and high in protein.

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Favorite New Recipes: Sheet Pan Suppers

By Molly Siegler, August 22, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Food Editor Molly Siegler puts her culinary chops to work coordinating the creation and curation of recipes and other food-focused content for Whole Foods Market. (Catch Molly’s cooking videos on YouTube!) We asked Molly to share some of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen.

Dinner has to meet a few criteria this time of year to be invited to the table. It has to be super simple to prepare, relatively...

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How to Build A Better Sandwich

By Kathy K. Downie, RDN, August 19, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kathy K. Downie, RDN

Sandwiches are a lunchtime savior: They are portable, mostly make-ahead and completely customizable. It’s no coincidence that nearly half of us eat a sandwich for lunch regularly, according to a study of 27,000 Americans and their dietary habits. The study found that those who consumed a sandwich tended to also eat an average 275 calories more that day than non-sandwich eaters; also sandwiches contributed nearly one-fifth of the day’s total saturated fat and sodium intakes. Here’s how to build the healthiest lunchbox hero around.

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