Elizabeth Leader Smith

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December 29, 2015 @ Whole Story
From recipes and videos to tweets and pins, here’s what was most popular in 2015 as determined by our shoppers, followers, fans and friends.
December 26, 2015 @ Whole Story
From dance parties and photo booths to games and crafts, here’s everything you need to plan a fun and festive New Year’s Eve with kids. Sequins included!
December 21, 2015 @ Whole Story
Looking for a Champagne to gift or celebrate a special moment? Marissa Ross of the award-winning blog WINE. all the time can help.
December 18, 2015 @ Whole Story
You have questions about pairing, picking and gifting holiday wines. Marissa Ross of the award-winning blog WINE. all the time has answers.
December 8, 2015 @ Whole Story
Join Alana Kysar of the award-winning blog Fix Feast Flair as she transforms classic thumbprint cookies into Mexican hot chocolate-inspired cookies thanks to 365 Everyday Value® Organic Chili Powder Blend.
December 4, 2015 @ Whole Story
You won’t be eating at parties every meal this month. Here are some money-saving tips for those meals in-between the big meals.
December 3, 2015 @ Whole Story
Get tips and strategies for navigating the holidays with severe food allergies.
December 1, 2015 @ Whole Story
What happens when Molly Yeh of the award-winning blog my name is yeh and Molly Siegler, Whole Foods Market’s food editor, team up? Hanukkah chocolate gelt buttons are made, and homemade sprinkles top everything!
November 25, 2015 @ Whole Story
With her recipe for Turkey Fried Rice with Sriracha and Kabocha, Stephanie Le of I am a Food Blog reveals a deliciously creative solution to the post-Thanksgiving question: What should I make with all these leftovers?
November 9, 2015 @ Whole Story
Buying local helps you connect to the season, support your community and taste unique products at their peak flavors.
November 6, 2015 @ Whole Story
Here are my favorite pointers (plus coupons!), so you can get celebrate the holidays with savings.
October 28, 2015 @ Whole Story
Thanks to pantry staples, bulk bin discoveries and seasonal produce, you can create healthy, budget-friendly meals.
October 20, 2015 @ Whole Story
Our beer slingers take their suds seriously at Whole Foods Market. Jackie Dodd of the award-winning blog The Beeroness shares what to know before you go. Plus we've got recipes for cooking and baking with beer when you return home.
October 6, 2015 @ Whole Story
From smoothies and soup to granola and coffee, we’re talking about a hallmark flavor of fall — pumpkin.
October 2, 2015 @ Whole Story
Here are my favorite pointers (plus coupons!), so you can get dinner on the table with ease and get more of the good stuff for less than you think.
September 29, 2015 @ Whole Story
Flavorful, exceptionally lean meat from animals raised with no antibiotics, ever and no added hormones, Icelandic lamb is versatile with endless preparations that include everything from simple burgers to elegant roasts.
September 18, 2015 @ Whole Story
How do you improve on something as perfect as popcorn? With cracked black pepper, maple syrup, spices, herbs, lemon zest, dried fruits or nuts, of course! Here are 10 wow-worthy flavored popcorn combinations.
September 3, 2015 @ Whole Story
Coffee purists beware: This post explores coffee add-ins beyond a splash of cream or milk such as sugar, spice and everything nice — even butter and marshmallows!
September 2, 2015 @ Whole Story
If you can’t eat gluten, the ease of snack time dissipates — at least initially. Here are a few tips and recipes to satisfy your hunger beyond cut up fruits and veggies.
August 25, 2015 @ Whole Story
From modeling good eating habits and introducing new foods to coming together to catch up, family dinners are more than just meals. Whether you’re aiming to establish a family dinner routine a few days a week or every day of the week, we can get you started with time-saving tips and delicious recipes.


Elizabeth Leader SmithA University of California, Santa Barbara graduate, Elizabeth Leader Smith joined Whole Foods Market in 2007 with experience in marketing, public relations and backpacking throughout foreign lands. She has contributed to the company’s community relations, events and media relations efforts in Austin, Texas and currently supports the global communications team as a writer — all of which she’ll tell you may be the best jobs in the world. After a two-year stint in the United Kingdom, Elizabeth returned to Austin, where she’s happily reunited with sunshine and breakfast tacos.