Alana Sugar

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Alana Sugar is a Certified Nutritionist with many years experience as a Dietary Consultant. She resides in Alexandria, Virginia where she works teaching classes, facilitating seminars, consulting with individual clients, writing articles, and creating healthy, all-natural recipes. Alana’s currently works with The American Institute for Cancer Research, Whole Foods Market, The United States Federal Government, the City of Alexandria, VA, and the City of Rockville, MD. She has been working with Whole Foods Market for 25 years.

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April 22, 2014 @ Whole Story
Fresh peas come in and out of season very quickly. If you’ve never had fresh peas, you’re going to love our easy-peasy ideas and recipes.
April 14, 2014 @ Whole Story
Although smoked salmon has a long history with bagels and cream cheese, it’s a simple delicacy you can enjoy anytime – even snack time! It adds elegance and flavor to omelets, salads, sandwiches and spreads.
April 2, 2014 @ Whole Story
Deliciously creamy, savory and sometimes a little sweet, deviled eggs are a favorite for parties, brunches, picnics and more. While traditional recipes are always popular, you can get seriously creative with deviled eggs.
March 31, 2014 @ Whole Story
Asparagus is such a versatile vegetable — delicious hot or cold, sautéed or steamed, roasted or grilled – and they’re at their peak in the spring.
March 24, 2014 @ Whole Story
Spring is the perfect time to experiment with carrots in a variety of recipes and meals from soup to salad and beyond.
March 17, 2014 @ Whole Story
If life’s giving you lemons, make more than just lemonade! Lemons add brightness and zingy flavor to a variety of dishes from soup to dessert.
March 10, 2014 @ Whole Story
While cabbage has a rich history with traditional Irish fare, it’s also a mainstay of cuisines from around the world. Cabbage is often eaten raw in salads and slaws like but it’s also delicious braised, sautéed or baked with meats or other vegetables.
March 3, 2014 @ Whole Story
With their sweet, earthy flavor, beets are delicious steamed, roasted, boiled, pickled and raw. Salads, soups, sides and more — we’re highlighting a bevy of beet recipes.
February 24, 2014 @ Whole Story
There’s a lot to love with lentils: low in fat, high in fiber and protein and they help get dinner on the table fast with tummy-pleasing results!
February 10, 2014 @ Whole Story
Valentine’s Day gives every chocolate lover a free pass to indulge.
February 3, 2014 @ Whole Story
Grapefruit is very versatile and equally good when cooked as when eaten raw. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy this winter fruit!
January 27, 2014 @ Whole Story
Gearing up for game day? Here are some super dips, along with classic and unusual dippers, perfect for your football-watching party menu. Grab a bowl and let’s go!
January 24, 2014 @ Whole Story
From meat-loving paleos to plant-strong vegans, everyone needs some protein in their diet. Here are some recipes for anyone interested in getting good protein in their diet.
January 19, 2014 @ Whole Story
You may have recently heard of the benefits of coconut oil. People have been using it for centuries, on their hair, on their skin and of course in their food. Here are some of our favorite ways to cook with coconut oil.
January 13, 2014 @ Whole Story
Kale is all the rage these days, but it isn’t the only healthy green out there. Have you heard the siren call of collards yet?
January 6, 2014 @ Whole Story
Greek yogurt is smooth, thick and decadently creamy. Try it in one of these 15 ways.
December 30, 2013 @ Whole Story
Cultures around the world have long held superstitious beliefs about certain foods considered to be good luck, usually because they represent abundance, prosperity and longevity. What’s so awesome about this tradition is that many of these foods are healthy, delicious and easily accessible.
December 23, 2013 @ Whole Story
No matter which way you serve it, shrimp is a great choice for holiday party fare as well as for everyday cooking. Here are more than 10 tasty ideas for succulent shrimp.
December 16, 2013 @ Whole Story
A Christmas dinner centerpiece that morphs into the most amazing leftovers. You really should go ham for the holidays.
December 9, 2013 @ Whole Story
Whether you put spiced nuts out to share with company or you use them to complement salads, desserts or breakfast cereal, this simple, classic treat is a holiday must.

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