Elizabeth Leader Smith

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February 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our grocery team works hard to bring great-tasting natural and organic products to our stores that meet our shoppers’ needs. Admittedly one of the best things about working at Whole Foods Market is being able to taste your way through these innovative products. I have happily played hooky from my to-do list for a taste of chips and dips, gluten-free cereals and decadent desserts. (Does it still count as a taste if you go back for seconds and thirds?)
February 7, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whether you want to send a coded message or just want to please your partner with flowers you know will be appreciated, this Valentine’s Day we’ve got you covered.
February 5, 2012 @ Whole Story
Get dinner on the table in a flash with quick-cooking seafood choices.
February 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
When you choose Whole Trade products, you not only show your loved ones that you care, you also use your buying power to create new economic opportunities for workers in the developing world.
January 28, 2012 @ Whole Story
Meat can be an easy and healthful solution for weekday dinners when served with veggies and whole grains.
January 24, 2012 @ Whole Story
This could be your year to start a new tradition perfectly suited for the two of you.
January 22, 2012 @ Whole Story
Low in calories and high in nutrients, leafy greens really give you bang for your buck.
January 15, 2012 @ Whole Story
Preparing delicious salads, even warm salads, in winter is as simple as knowing what's in season. Here are some ingredient combinations and recipes to get you started.
January 11, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our Health Starts Here team provides suggestions for nutritious flavor combinations designed to fill you up without emptying your wallet.
January 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
Chock full of key nutrients and loaded in fiber, whole grains are delicious and priced right for your wallet and your pantry.
January 3, 2012 @ Whole Story
From apple spice oats to mango quinoa, these recipe ideas will start your day (and your year) off on the right foot and keep your energy level high all morning…for as little as $2 per serving.
December 20, 2011 @ Whole Story
No recipe (or skill) needed! Simply thaw our pre-marinated, seasoned and stuffed seafood, cook and serve with your favorite side.
December 16, 2011 @ Whole Story
The centerpiece of a Christmas dinner can be influenced by family origins, geography or simply the cook's preferences; choices abound!
December 15, 2011 @ Whole Story
We've paired a few of our tried and true Hanukkah recipes with new favorites that could become holiday classics at your table.
December 13, 2011 @ Whole Story
Simple yet impressive, seafood is ideal for home cooks looking for variety and flavor at their holiday tables.
December 11, 2011 @ Whole Story
So now's the time to learn the difference between portobello and porcini or maitake and morel and how to spotlight them at your table.
December 8, 2011 @ Whole Story
Step away from the garlic press and put down that rolling pin; we've compiled a cheat sheet that will have you out of the kitchen and joining the party before you can say, “homemade phyllo dough.”
December 4, 2011 @ Whole Story
From Marinated Olives and Spicy Wine Mustard to Tangerine Sugar and Lemon-Ginger Streusel Bread, we've been in the kitchen whipping up 42 tasty gift ideas for everyone on your list.
November 29, 2011 @ Whole Story
Ham is a great choice for the holidays because it's so easy to prepare and provides delicious leftovers for days. Learn how our hams are from pigs raised to meet our high standards.
November 28, 2011 @ Whole Story
Whether you’re looking for traditional holiday staples or the best organic and gourmet offerings, Whole Foods Market is a one-stop shop for kosher items this holiday season.


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.