It’s that time of the week again — time to go grocery shopping. While a grocery run can feel like a boring routine and vexing hassle (especially in the midst of midterm season), it can be an exciting adventure at Whole Foods Market. This supermarket offers an extensive selection of food products and is sure to take any common food item to the next level. Here are some grocery staples that Whole Foods has taken an interesting twist on.
Let’s face it — we all need a little love in our lives, and that love can be cleverly disguised in the glorious form of cheese. For many, cheese is a staple in the standard grocery list, since it can be grated over salads, folded into wraps, slipped into sandwiches, melted into dips, and even snuck into desserts. Whole Foods exceeds the basic Cheddar, Swiss, and Mozzarella by upping its game with an exotic selection: Camembert di Bufala, Fromage d’Affinois Brebis, Brigante, Drunken Goat, and so much more. Cheese game too strong.
Granola is a familiar breakfast item that can be used in a variety of ways. It can be added as a crunch factor to fruity yogurt parfaits, baked into banana oatmeal breakfast muffins, substituted as cereal, or even snacked on raw. Some of the more common granola flavors are vanilla, almond, and raisin.
But of course, Whole Foods being Whole Foods offers an alluringly unique assortment, such as pumpkin fig ancient grain granola and blueberry hemp ancient grain granola. This may just be an incentive to wake up in the morning and never miss your 8 AM’s again.
Whether you want to reward yourself with a sweet treat or celebrate some of life’s biggest moments, dessert is always something that comes in handy and is generally well-received. Of course, Whole Foods does not disappoint, as it surpasses the standard chocolate cake and cookie with fancier delicacies, such as berry Chantilly cake, cannoli with almond filling, and root beer flavored macarons. Next time your sweet tooth is kicking in, consider heading over to your local Whole Foods and trying out a novel confection.
Grocery shopping doesn’t always have to be a bland chore. Next time, add a little kick in flavor to your grocery list by shopping the wide selection that your neighborhood Whole Foods offers. So be bold, try new things, and experiment with recipes using the interesting ingredients discovered at Whole Foods Market.