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July 22, 2013 @ Whole Story
Nothing beats hot like cold! This summer, make time to chill out with homemade icy-cold sorbet, granita, gelato, ice cream and frozen yogurt.
July 15, 2013 @ Whole Story
There are many ways to make ceviche, so let your imagination and creativity run wild. Try our sampling of seafood and vegetarian versions of this Latin American favorite.
July 8, 2013 @ Whole Story
Spice up your summer menu with over 20 salsa recipes and tips for dishing it up beyond the chips.
July 1, 2013 @ Whole Story
Cherries are at their peak right now, so get on board and hoard what you can and freeze what you can’t. Here’s how.
June 24, 2013 @ Whole Story
Great on its own, try watermelon in fruit and vegetable salads, soups, main dishes, salsas, beverages and more. Here are 17 ways to enjoy watermelon this summer.
June 10, 2013 @ Whole Story
Grill, broil, roast or bake - but don’t overcook! Here are 13 ways to serve up wild-caught salmon at home.
June 4, 2013 @ Whole Story
Popular as an appetizer or a snack, hummus adds depth and flavor to salads, sandwiches and main dishes.
May 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
Summer brings a variety of peppers, some hot, some not. Because different peppers have different levels of heat, they offer tremendous versatility in cooking.
May 20, 2013 @ Whole Story
Make the most of this quintessentially summer staple with these recipes for your next outdoor party, picnic or barbeque – or even a weeknight meal.
May 14, 2013 @ Whole Story
Whether you choose lump or claw meat, crab is delectable in appetizers, salads, soups, casseroles and, of course, crab cakes. Try some of our favorite recipes.
May 6, 2013 @ Whole Story
As kids, my sisters and I always served our mom breakfast in bed to celebrate Mother’s Day. She loved it!
April 29, 2013 @ Whole Story
Strawberries are at their peak of flavor in May and June. From breakfast to main dishes, salads and dessert, try these strawberry recipes.
April 23, 2013 @ Whole Story
Avocadoes are outta-this-world delicious when added to chicken, shrimp or tuna salad, as well as a slew of greens, grains and protein salads. Here are some of our favorites.
April 15, 2013 @ Whole Story
Bananas are probably the most beloved of all the tropical fruits, providing great taste and good nutrition in everything from breakfast items to snacks, desserts and smoothies.
April 8, 2013 @ Whole Story
Whether you choose feta from sheep, goat or cow’s milk, be sure to add it to salads, tacos, pizzas and more. Try our favorite feta tips.
April 1, 2013 @ Whole Story
Mangoes are so versatile you can add them to salads, salsas, snacks and desserts. Try our favorite recipes and serving suggestions for fresh, ripe mango.
March 18, 2013 @ Whole Story
Pineapple is enjoyed the world over in salads, sides, desserts and more. Here are our favorite ways to serve up pineapple.
March 11, 2013 @ Whole Story
I’m always on the lookout for fabulous side dishes. I want simple but unique.
March 4, 2013 @ Whole Story
Mashed, hashed or smashed; baked once, twice or stuffed; scalloped, grated or fried — here are some of our favorite ways to serve up spectacular spuds.
February 25, 2013 @ Whole Story
Upgrade your casserole image with fresh seasonal ingredients for easy, affordable meals ideal for weeknight family dinners as well as for potlucks.



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.