Elizabeth Leader Smith

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. 

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August 15, 2012 @ Whole Story
Summer may be winding down, but you can still serve the last of the season’s superstars at your table without worrying about making ends meet. The Whole Deal value guide has a week full of savvy meal solutions for summer’s last hurrahs or for any day. Here’s the plan: MONDAY: Veggie Monday Grilled veggie kabobs with peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and eggplant wrapped in a pita with hummus will bring your family to the table. The promise of...
August 14, 2012 @ Whole Story
At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s a peak-of-the-season berry, a team member creation from our bakery, sausages made in house or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too. So, we’re doing a series of summer giveaways through mid-August. Read on to find out how to enter to win. It might be mid-August, but it’s still time for Late July! Late July Organic Snacks is on a mission to educate people about...
August 12, 2012 @ Whole Story
Is there that one thing you reach for when you need a quick-fix dinner? Of course there’s the basic boneless, skinless chicken breast and the ever-present pasta. And while these are fine choices, have you ever tried tilapia?  It’s mild, delicate flavor and cooking versatility makes it a family favorite in my house. Take a look at my previous post for some tasty tilapia recipes.
August 10, 2012 @ Whole Story
String cheese may not be the big cheese or the king of cheeses, but as nearly any kid and lots of adults will tell you, it’s earned a place in their hearts…and their lunches.
August 10, 2012 @ Whole Story
Like all products on our shelves, these new offerings are free of hydrogenated fats and artificial preservatives, colors and flavors, meaning you get all the good stuff you want (we checked!) and none of the junk you don’t.
August 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
We’ve pulled together a primer in nutrition for kids and teens making it much easier to get through the meals and milestones of childhood.
August 7, 2012 @ Whole Story
Grilled. Baked. Broiled. Poached. There’s nearly no wrong way to prepare tilapia. Plus, our farmed tilapia is available year-round, so there’s no wrong time to prepare it either.
August 6, 2012 @ Whole Story
From organic Greek yogurt and Icelandic skyr to kefir and cultured coconut milk, almond milk, rice milk and soymilk, the variety of yogurt offerings is as expansive as its uses.
August 5, 2012 @ Whole Story
Here are easy tips for nutrition-packed breakfasts that get the grade.
August 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
If you’re looking for the best and best-tasting foods, here are 10 tips for healthier food choices. Consider this your cheat sheet!
August 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
The Do Something Reel™ Film Festival continues this month with GROW!, a documentary that captures the energy and independence of a fresh crop of young farmers.
July 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
When the clock is ticking and stomachs are grumbling, you do not – I repeat – do not have to call for delivery to get good food in a hurry.
July 28, 2012 @ Whole Story
Keeping frozen fruits and veggies stocked in the freezer is
a great way to ensure that you’re getting the highest quality produce year round.
July 20, 2012 @ Whole Story
When life gives you a summer scorcher, make lemonade…or limeade, iced tea, slushies or coolers!
July 17, 2012 @ Whole Story
It takes more than a good-looking ingredient list to make a superior snack; it’s got to taste great too, and Way Better Snacks do.
July 16, 2012 @ Whole Story
Their talent is rare; their job is well done. For the last few months, butchers from our stores across the nation have competed to see who will make the cut and become Whole Foods Market’s 2nd annual Best Butcher.
July 11, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whether nourishing your body with sensible snacks or revitalizing with the right body products, plan ahead for summer adventures with these handy travel tips.
July 5, 2012 @ Whole Story
If you’re looking for simple entertaining solutions this summer, invite antipasto to the party.
July 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
The Do Something Reel™ Film Festival continues this month with Truck Farm and King Corn – two films that will have you brainstorming ways to ensure the sustainability of our food system.
June 29, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whether its grown-up grilled cheese, halvies for your half-pints or picnic perfect pita pockets, mastering sandwich-making is a must if you want to keep meals simple but flavorful this summer.

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