Ah, the sun is shining—finally. And the summer weather is finally here. Sure it might be a heat wave, but it’s also the perfect time to throw a backyard BBQ, family fete or outdoor extravaganza. So what’s new at Whole Foods Market for your summertime menu? Check out the sweet and savory eats and treats that the entire family will totally enjoy.

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365 Everyday Value Almondmilk Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts

If your littles can’t tolerate regular milk products, these non-dairy desserts are a sweet after-dinner pick. Look for fun flavors such as Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl.

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Biena Girl Scout Thin Mint Chickpea Snacks

Who doesn’t love Thin Mints? Seriously, they’re the tops when it comes to Girl Scout cookies. Oh, and these are no cookies. Nope. They’re chickpeas. That’s right, dried, chocolatey, minty chickpeas.

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Waterloo Sparkling Water, Black Cherry & Mango

Refresh the fam with this bubbly beverage. Instead of serving plain ol’ tap water, this fruit0falavored option will dress up the dinner table or keep the kiddos cool on a sweltering day.

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Natural Vitality Calm Watermelon

Watermelon is the pick of the season. This trending melon is everywhere, including in this refreshing limited-edition powder. Simply mix it with water to make a sweet, sweet drink.

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Saxon Creamery Hika Bay

Okay, so the kids might not drool for this one. But your adult friends will appreciate the semi-soft gouda-style cheese.

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So Delicious Dairy Free Frozen Dessert Pints

Yum! Get your summer on with Toasted Coconut Key Lime Pie, Spiced Blueberry Cardamom and Chocolate Drizzled Bananas Foster. And bonus, these desserts are all vegan!

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Primal Kitchen Dressing & Condiments

With choices such as Vegan Ranch, Sesame Ginger and Dreamy Italian, these tasty toppers are made using 100 percent avocado oil. Along with the dressings, you can also choose from organic Spicy Mustard and Egg-Free Mayo.

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365 Everyday Value Organic Beef or Turkey Hotdogs

July 4th might be over. But that doesn’t mean grilling season is done. The kiddos will clamor for these organic BBQ staples.

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Changing Seas Peppered Cold-Smoked Salmon

The responsibly farmed salmon is filled with smoky goodness. Serve it for a summer brunch, with dinner or as an appetizer during an outdoor get-together.

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Natural Nectar ChocoDream Cocoa Hazelnut Spread with Breadsticks

If you’re looking for a grab and go snack the kiddos will love, here it is. The chocolatey taste pairs perfectly with the crunchy sticks, making it a must-have summer treat.

—Erica Loop

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