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Whole Foods Come to Town

May 24, 2010

What happens when people who don’t have Whole Foods visit it when they go out of town?

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This happens. 

My parents went to Dallas this weekend for a Jimmy Buffet concert, and visited a Whole Foods on their way out of town.  They went a little crazy with the goods, and brought home all sorts of fun stuff for dinner:

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My plate:

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And dessert (x 2):

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Mmmmm….I’m stuffed! I guess it’s better that we DON’T have  Whole Foods, because I would definitely be there ALL the time, dropping all sorts of money that I don’t have.  🙂

Hope your weekend has wrapped up nicely! Tomorrow is our last night in Louisiana—I can’t believe we’re leaving! It feels like we just got here.  😦

See you tomorrow!

32 Comments leave one →
  1. May 24, 2010 2:39 am

    Whole Foods is a total money suck! I have to stay away from it too! Your dinner looks fabulous though. Especially the cookies.

  2. May 24, 2010 3:58 am

    WF’s is a museum, you go to be inspired and tempted, but you don’t buy things there. That’s my motto. It’s also for the DINKS (double income no kids) b/c ppl like me used to go there,not anymore 🙂

    And I will be glad to be the source of your motivation/inspiration post baby one day, whenever that will be. Thanks for the super sweet words on my picture post today 🙂

  3. May 24, 2010 5:33 am

    WF’s definitely is dangerous but I love it and try to shop in a way to make it more affordable!

  4. May 24, 2010 6:20 am

    LOL, I do the same exact thing! Our closest Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s is 75 miles away, so when we go we bring coolers and ice packs and make a day of it. 😀


  5. May 24, 2010 8:35 am

    Love the stock up on whole foods. that place is ridiculously awesome but expensive.
    p.s. i cant stop looking at your wedding photos. Beautiful.

  6. May 24, 2010 11:43 am

    Yep, I’ve been there and done that !! I do prefer Trader Joes, however. If we didn’t have a TJs around here I would go HOG WILD whenever I was at one someplace else. It’s like a food binge. You don’t have it for a while, then when you get it, you go crazy and take everything you see!! haha, similar..right?!

  7. May 24, 2010 12:22 pm

    Yum! I do love the hot and cold food bars but almost never go to WF–even though there’s a lot of good stuff, I remember how $$$ it is and manage to avoid. Avoidance is key. 😉

  8. May 24, 2010 12:30 pm

    LOL – my sister doesn’t have a WF where she lives so when she comes for a visit, she loads up.

  9. May 24, 2010 12:31 pm

    WOW! I can’t believe your vacation is over! I feel like you just got there too!! Be safe coming home! 🙂

  10. May 24, 2010 1:11 pm

    That tofu looks so perfectly grilled…yum! I’m glad the closest WF is half an hour from me, other wise I’d be popping in 24/7. Hope you have a safe trip home!

  11. May 24, 2010 1:54 pm

    lol thats funny and Cute 🙂 You parents went on a food shopping spree 🙂

    I know you are sad leaving LA and your parents.. but look at it this way at least you got to spend a week with them (or was it longer?)

  12. May 24, 2010 2:00 pm

    LUCKY! Look at all of those goodies!

  13. May 24, 2010 2:13 pm

    Having a local Whole Foods can be both good and bad. While I love shopping there, I spend way too much money on vegan goodies. It is so tempting!

  14. May 24, 2010 2:30 pm

    Wow what a haul!!! Is it sad that I have one like 20 minutes away and I STILL go crazy every time I go there?!

  15. May 24, 2010 2:41 pm

    Whole Foods is so so dangerous!!! I limit my visits there!! Every time I go I spend unnecessary money….. but I always seem to find a way to justify it!!

  16. May 24, 2010 4:06 pm

    i had a ton of friends at the jimmy buffet concert! whole foods is seriously an addiction for me…but i only allow myself to feed it once a week at most. i could seriously blow our entire savings there!

  17. louisianagrown permalink
    May 24, 2010 4:15 pm

    I sure hope you’re enjoying your last day down here. I can’t even imagine having to leave all of the time. 😦

  18. May 24, 2010 4:48 pm

    ah my mouth is watering! i went on an out-of-town wholefoods shopping spree too! the store had a kombucha bar! i was blown away.

  19. May 24, 2010 5:42 pm

    Oh, I am sorry you have to go! I know it is so sad leaving family! Dinner looks delicious! Have a safe trip back!

  20. May 24, 2010 5:54 pm

    Haha! I’m the same when I go to Waitrose – I picked up another four kabochas cos it’s the only supermarket that sells them! But thank goodness there isn’t a wholefoods near me..I dread to think of my bank balance :s

  21. May 24, 2010 5:57 pm

    Hahaha, that is my kind of Whole Foods feast!

  22. May 24, 2010 7:51 pm

    okay you have the BEST MEALS EVER! its official!

  23. May 24, 2010 8:58 pm

    LOOOOOVE whole foods! Amazing feast! Looks incredible 🙂

  24. May 24, 2010 9:13 pm

    Wow that’s quite the awesome spread!! 🙂 It’s hard not to go crazy at Whole Foods- there’s just so much exciting stuff!

  25. May 24, 2010 10:02 pm

    I’ve never had anything from Whole Foods’s salad bar, but would love to be treated to loads of foods from there. Lucky!

  26. Madeline - Greens and Jeans permalink
    May 24, 2010 10:42 pm

    You sure have had a fantastic trip south! Enjoy your last night!

  27. May 24, 2010 11:05 pm

    There is a Whole Foods Shoppers Anonymous. Would you like their number? I’m a Whole Foods addict. And, alas for my purse, there are quite a few nearby. In fact, we usually shop at the newest one (the third largest in the country). It’s a delicious outing!


  28. May 25, 2010 1:15 pm

    I know, the first few times T took me to Whole Foods I was like OH MY GOD WE NEED EVERYTHING! and then I was like, OK, it’s all overpriced but I WILL take the chocolate cheese and the locally produced hummus, thanks.

  29. May 25, 2010 1:16 pm

    And P.S. … I think you’re better off with Wegmans, because you can buy the fancy stuff there and their store brand stuff, which is not all that expensive.

    • May 27, 2010 1:04 pm

      We still haven’t been!!! I really want to go.

  30. May 26, 2010 1:52 am

    Wow, what a collection at dinner, you rock! I don’t go near the Whole Foods Bar because it just ends up being so pricey.

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