Whole Foods Blog Posts

Gluten Free, Or Not, Strawberry Ricotta Tart with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze.

   I grew up with a liking for a lot of stuff that other kids my age wanted no part of. Why? My mom shopped the sales.  Pigs feet one dollar a pound? She'd buy em, we'd eat them. Vegetables not many people were interested in became my...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Jul 16, 2015

Summer's Here, It's Mango Chutney Making Time!

   I grew up in a household where jelly and jams and pickles came in a jar from the market, and cranberry sauce wasn't the "real deal" unless it stood ringed and shivering upright on on the plate. As a working class city kid the idea of mak...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Jun 28, 2015

Eating Organic Detoxes You from Pesticides (and other processed food chemicals)

Whats the fuss about Organic? Organic just means the food is grown without pesticides, excessive antibiotics, and are not genetically modified. If you haven’t been eating organic, that means that these chemicals are probably in your system.. Bu...
by Done it from Scratch on May 29, 2015

Sweet, and Hot, and Indian Spiced, Red Corn Ice Cream Perfect for Summer Cookouts.

   There is nothing that says the hot weather is here like the taste of homemade, fresh churned ice cream. One of the best investments in cooking equipment I ever made was buying an ice cream machine. I have worked that thing to death and i...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on May 21, 2015

Fast and Healthy, Spiced Roast Favas. You Snooze, You Lose.

          Somebody told me once years ago," if you miss something don't sweat it, it's not leaving the planet." That's a maxim I've always believed until a couple of weeks ago when I attempted to buy fresh...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on May 11, 2015

Something Green for St. Paddy's Day...Broccomole!

    As a native Californian I grew up eating and loving  avocados. I know there are people out there who don't see things that way. There are actually people who can't stand the taste or feel of avocado, and I've even seen them wo...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Mar 17, 2015

Clif Organic Energy Food

First off, let me say kudos to Clif for making more and more of their products either non-GMO (good) or organic (better).Clif has come out with a new line of energy food that's aimed at those of us that spend more time on the road or trail. The easy...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Mar 11, 2015

Show Me The Sumac! Oven Baked Sweet Potato Sumac Fries With Chickpea and Spinach Hummus Dip, Perfect For Meatless Monday.

             It's been pretty crazy around here lately, perhaps a bit crazier than usual and there have been times when I've found myself with a whip and a chair in the center ring of the Cr...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Feb 2, 2015

Cauliflower Crust Pizza [Recipe]

Mike suggested that I share some recipes that I've tried on my Primal/Paleo experiment (though at this point it's no longer an experiment, definitely something I will continue). In our house, we LOVE pizza, I would wager it's probably the one meal mo...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Oct 23, 2014

You Are What You Eat

Not sure where this semi-Paleo journey will take me, but I do know that I'm loving eating whole foods and scouring cookbooks and the Internet for interesting dishes. The few times I've had prepared foods (frozen, relatively healthy, from the sto...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Oct 15, 2014

Two Ingredient Pancakes [Recipe]

When I look at Paleo recipes, especially for breakfast, more often than not they are a recreation of a grain-based dish using some other sort of flour, which is not really not what I'm looking for right now. What I really want is to find recipes that...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Oct 2, 2014

Accident at Whole Foods/Royalton Parking Garage in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police and Alexandria Fire Department responded to a call of an accident this afternoon at the Whole Foods Old Town/Royalton parking garage today. The accident occurred at the entrance to underground garage and stranded residents of th...
by Carlyle Community on Mar 30, 2014

Whole Foods: America’s Angriest Store?

This is a great read, especially on a snow day, about Whole Foods. The guy is not talking about the employees. I have not had an encounter like this in Whole Foods in Old Town, have you?? Click this link to read it or click the link in our post title...
by Carlyle Community on Mar 3, 2014

Wednesday Means It’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Food Market Old Town

It’s Wednesday which means it’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Foods Market Old Town. Get details at this link. See you in line!!             Related StoriesWednesday Means It’s ...
by Carlyle Community on Feb 26, 2014

Whole Foods Market in Old Town Closing Early Tonight (2/13)

We will be closing at 9pm tonight due to the weather conditions. Everyone stay safe and warm!— Whole Foods Market (@AlexandriaWFM) February 14, 2014             Related StoriesSnow...
by Carlyle Community on Feb 13, 2014

Wednesday Means It’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Food Market Old Town

Posted in alexandria virginiacarlyle neighborhoodcommunity eventsIt’s Wednesday which means it’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Foods Market Old Town. Get details at this link. See you in line!!          &...
by Carlyle Community on Jan 22, 2014

Whole Foods and the Organic Movement: Bigger Than You Think

Posted in alexandria virginiacarlyle neighborhoodnewshttp://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/12/29/whole-foods-and-the-organic-movement-bigger-than-y.aspx#.UsHYiJKIY41Posting this because Whole Foods has a store in our Carlyle/Eisenhower East comm...
by Carlyle Community on Dec 30, 2013

Mixtape: Radio B - "Whole Foods"

I'll admit, I was sleeping on Richmond spitter Radio B to an extent, until his dominant performance at Spotlight RVA last night. The adept lyricist's Whole Foods project has made its way into my playlist, thanks to his confident delivery, slick metap...
by Artistic Manifesto on Nov 21, 2013

It’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Foods Market Old Town

Posted in alexandria virginiacarlyle neighborhoodcommunity eventsIt's Wednesday which means it's 'Winesday' at Whole Foods Market Old Town. Get details at this link. See you in line!!            ...
by Carlyle Community on Aug 21, 2013

It’s ‘Winesday’ at Whole Foods Market Old Town

Posted in alexandria virginiacarlyle neighborhoodcommunity eventsIt's Wednesday which means it's 'Winesday' at Whole Foods Market Old Town. Get details at this link. See you in line!!            ...
by Carlyle Community on Aug 14, 2013
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