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December 26, 2011 @ Whole Story
Delve into superstitions around foods for luck — generally connected to money, prosperity and having enough to eat — and try some lucky recipes.
December 18, 2011 @ Whole Story
Whether roasted, grated, sliced or diced, steamed, fried, smashed or mashed, you can be sure potatoes are delicious, versatile, filling and satisfying.
December 12, 2011 @ Whole Story
Warm your heart and your kitchen with holiday baking and cooking. Ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice and cardamom pack an aromatic and flavorful punch in the cold of winter.
December 5, 2011 @ Whole Story
Faced with sweet and rich party fare, how are you planning to survive those holiday gatherings without sabotaging your health? Read our tips and share yours.
November 28, 2011 @ Whole Story
Take advantage of the bounty of gorgeous greens and fabulous fresh fruits and veggies that nature naturally provides this time of year. Keep salads on your plate all year long.
November 21, 2011 @ Whole Story
Fresh, frozen, dried or juiced, cranberries add a tart splash of color to everything from muffins and quick breads to salads and stuffings. Try these cranberry recipes.
November 11, 2011 @ Whole Story
Before you head over the hills and through the woods, check out our tips to help you eat well along the way. What are your tricks for healthy eating when traveling?
November 7, 2011 @ Whole Story
We’ve put together a list of simple, delicious ingredient substitutions for flour to help you keep on track for a happy, healthy gluten-free holiday.
October 31, 2011 @ Whole Story
In addition to being a fun snack, pumpkin seeds add flavor to a variety of dishes, from salads and soups to sauces and desserts. Get pumpkin seed recipes and learn how to roast your own.
October 24, 2011 @ 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.
October 17, 2011 @ Whole Story
Autumn provides a slew of pumpkins, perfect for eating as well as decorating. From pies and puddings to soups and side dishes, try a few of these pumpkin family favorites.
October 10, 2011 @ Whole Story
From authentic French cassoulets to classic baked beans and chili blanco, white beans are popular in many cuisines. Add some of these white bean recipes to your fall menu.
October 3, 2011 @ Whole Story
Poached, grilled, sautéed or broiled, we love shrimp in just about any dish. Learn about what sets our shrimp apart and try some scrumptious shrimp recipes.
September 26, 2011 @ Whole Story
Apples create serious temptation when baked into desserts, roasted with fall vegetables and sautéed with aromatic spices. Take a bite with these favorite apple recipes.
September 19, 2011 @ Whole Story
Go kid-friendly and cook-friendly with simple pasta dishes. Try our favorite pasta recipes for a smart, quick way to feed your family without falling prey to the fast food trap.
September 12, 2011 @ Whole Story
Break the bad-for-you fast food grip with convenient sandwich meals — no cooking required. What more can busy parents ask for?
September 5, 2011 @ Whole Story
Make lunches easy to eat with these ideas for no-fork, no-spoon, no-cooking–required finger foods — perfect for kids and adults alike.
August 28, 2011 @ Whole Story
Perfect for packing and sharing, this Labor Day finish out the picnic season with one of these potato salad recipes.
August 22, 2011 @ Whole Story
This July, we had the hottest month on record! I’ve been staying indoors, drinking plenty of water and barely cooking, relying on salads and in particular, pasta salads.
August 15, 2011 @ Whole Story
It’s peak season and whether you enjoy them by the bunch or sliced into your favorite dish, table grapes are deliciously juicy and perfect in the summer heat.



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.