Kate Rowe

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November 21, 2012 @ Whole Story
No holiday table is complete without green beans. This simple, delicious and healthy recipe features classic flavors of the season (and won't take up any valuable space in the oven).
November 9, 2012 @ Whole Story
Have you eaten your leafy greens today?
November 9, 2012 @ Whole Story
Lighten up! These healthier dishes make welcome additions to your feast and help to balance out some of the richer flavors of the season.
October 19, 2012 @ Whole Story
Want to stay health-focused through the holiday craziness? Try these recipes designed to fit into weekly menu plans to help keep us balanced and energized throughout the holiday season.
July 12, 2012 @ Whole Story
Now’s the time to go all out with summer melons. Whether you show up at the next picnic balancing a watermelon on your hip, or add chunks of cantaloupe to your morning smoothie and summer fruit salads, there are lots of ways to appreciate melons. Here are some of our favorite recipes featuring one of summer’s most refreshing fruits: Drinks and Coolers
July 4, 2012 @ Whole Story
What hot dog and burger cookout is complete without a side of beans? It’s easy enough to heat a few cans of prepared baked beans — and there are plenty of great canned options in our aisles that meet our exacting Quality Standards — but have you ever made baked beans from scratch? I think our version of Classic Baked Beans is pretty awesome!
January 26, 2012 @ Whole Story
Get the health benefits of fish and the budget benefits of cooking at home by using our simple instructions for broiling fish. Try our favorite, simple recipes for cooking fish.
January 24, 2012 @ Whole Story
We’ve pulled together 15 of our favorite recipes to enjoy on game day, because everyone wins when the food is delicious.
January 19, 2012 @ Whole Story
Cooking beans at home is renowned as a simple way to save money and provide the base for many a healthy meal. Learn the basics with our simple recipe.
January 12, 2012 @ Whole Story
Don’t let hard winter squash intimidate you in the kitchen. They’re actually very simple to prepare as well as satisfying, nutritious and affordable!
January 10, 2012 @ Whole Story
Raise your spoon because January is National Soup Month! Here are 14 of our favorite soups for keeping warm, cozy and nourished all winter long!
January 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
Don’t drown fresh veggies in a conventional blend of sugar, overly processed oils and artificial preservatives. Learn to make your own salad dressing with these simple steps.
December 27, 2011 @ Whole Story
Looking for some fun and festive ways to ring in 2012? We asked around and gathered ten of our favorite ideas for homemade merrymaking. From family game night to a DIY sparkling drinks bar, we think you’ll find something that suits you. Of course, there are a ton of other ideas out there so let us hear them!
December 7, 2011 @ Whole Story
Apples make a delicious contribution in these 12 recipes. Learn how they’re also making a contribution to end childhood hunger in the US.
December 6, 2011 @ Whole Story
‘Tis the season for holiday baking! Here are 12 of our favorite cookies for that will surely satisfy Santa, and everyone else on your list.
November 22, 2011 @ Whole Story
Leftovers are one of the best parts of Thanksgiving as far as we’re concerned, and we have lots of ideas for getting creative with cooked turkey.
June 30, 2011 @ Whole Story
Let summer’s best ingredients speak for themselves in this collection of healthy favorites.
June 28, 2011 @ Whole Story
Get ready for fireworks of flavor, prepared with summer’s best ingredients. Here are some of our top recipe picks for a sizzling 4th!
June 16, 2011 @ Whole Story
Summertime means picnic time. And that means you need a collection of picnic-ready salad recipes. Here are some of our favorites featuring summer’s best flavors.



From haute cuisine to collard greens, Kate is eager to discuss the latest trends in the food world. Kate joined Whole Foods Market in 2005 and now serves as culinary and newsletter managing editor. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she worked for a French wine importer in Napa Valley, California, before moving to France to pursue her passion for French language, culture and cuisine. Kate taught English at a high school in Burgundy for a year and then landed a spot as an intern at nearby La Varenne cooking school. She stayed on for three years as associate course director for La Varenne and editorial assistant to the school’s founder, cookbook author Anne Willan. Now based in Austin, Kate enjoys the challenge of mastering the art of backyard vegetable gardening.