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Panna Cotta: Freshly Made

By Marie Guggedahl, February 8, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Marie Guggedahl

From tracking down the perfect kitchen to making sure there are enough lemons to dress the set, Marie Guggedahl deems no detail too small when it comes to Whole Foods Market’s cooking series, Freshly Made. As the associate producer, it’s her job to make sure the shoots run smoothly, which sometimes means being head taste tester on set. We asked her to share one of her favorite new recipe videos coming out of the studio. 

Panna Cotta


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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, February 7, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Want to be back in the kitchen more this month? Weekly planning helps make the task of putting food on the table every night stress-free. Choose from family favorites, or pick a spin on a classic recipe to introduce new flavors and textures. To help you get started, we’ve collected seven recipes to get you on your way to dinnertime bliss.

Collard Rolls

Collard Rolls RecipeHealth Starts Here, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


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For the Love of Oysters

By The Nature Conservancy, February 6, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by The Nature Conservancy

This story by Jenn Greene is provided by The Nature Conservancy.

I’ve been in a love affair with oysters for nearly 20 years.

I get a little giddy when I see people enjoying our locally farmed, boutique oysters in my adopted hometown of Mobile, Alabama. I find myself wanting to inspect the shape of their little bodies and perfection in the shape of their shell. I get the same feeling when I see crusty clumps of thriving oysters attached to reefs and pilings along our Gulf bays and estuaries. I’ve worked to restore shellfish for nearly 20 years, and I feel as much love and affection for these little bivalves today as I did when I started.

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Daily Dish: Friday

By Whole Story Editors, February 5, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors


Photo Credit: @madelineheising

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. 

Love Kale? Thank ‘Mad Men’

Ever stopped to think about why Americans love kale so much? Vogue did, and they found...

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Best Desserts for a Vegan Valentine's Day

By Alice K. Thompson, February 5, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Silky Sweetheart Puddings

Silky Sweetheart Pudding Recipe

Luscious sweets and treats are just about mandatory this time of year. Some of us are planning a finale for a romantic dinner, while others are content just to bake up a little love to share with friends and family. And there’s no reason that vegan desserts can’t tempt the senses just as well (or better!) than conventional treats.

Here’s the lowdown on great ingredients that can make it easy to bake vegan, plus favorite recipes fit for Valentine's celebrations.

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