(KTVI) - Today is the day for you to visit Whole Foods Market. It's Rainbow Village Community Support day!
Marcia Whelan, Marketing Specialist for Whole Foods, Town and Country and Brentwood, is here to tell us all about it.
Rainbow Village is the only non-profit in the St. Louis metropolitan area that focuses solely on providing long-term, affordable, quality, neighborhood homes for people with developmental disabilities.
The event is from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
For more information visit: wholefoodsmarket.com
Recipes from the show:
Rainbow Pasta Salad (Serves 6)
Sure, pasta salad is nothing new but the summertime flavor of grilled vegetables and our tender mozzarella make it a party favorite. Feel free to change it up with different veggies or dressings.
1 Tablespoon 365™ Everyday Value extra
virgin olive oil
2 yellow squash or zucchini, cut on the
diagonal into 1/2-inch slices
2 red bell peppers, cored, seeded &
12 ounces 365™ Everyday Value tri-colored
fusilli pasta, cooked, drained & cooled
2 cups baby spinach leaves
6 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped basil
1/2 cup 365™ Everyday Value balsamic
1/4 teaspoon 365™ Everyday Value sea salt
1/2 teaspoon 365™ Everyday Value ground
Optional: 1 cup 365™ Everyday Value
frozen peas (thawed)
Method: Preheat grill to medium heat. Brush squash and peppers with olive oil and grill, flipping once, until just charred in parts and tender. Transfer to a plate as done and set aside to let cool. Cut into bite-size pieces. In a large bowl, toss grilled vegetables with pasta, spinach, mozzarella, tomatoes, peas, basil, vinaigrette, salt and pepper.
Per Serving: 300 calories (150 from fat), 17g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 10g protein. Note: We've provided nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember — we're cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information.
Find this and other recipes at: Wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes