Molly Siegler

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August 24, 2013 @ Whole Story
Hazy summer days are winding to a close but the intriguing season of heirloom tomatoes is just ramping up. Beloved for their intense flavors and natural beauty, heirloom tomatoes are classic varieties that have been preserved for generations. Slice up a pile of sweet pink Brandywines and mild and tangy Evergreens or experiment with spunky yellow Sun Golds and rich, winey Cherokee Purples. You really can’t go wrong. Savor the last moments of summer with the season’s most striking produce gems. Here are ten ways to beautify your plate.
August 22, 2013 @ Whole Story
The season of back-to-school lunchboxes, chilly afternoons and new pencils is fast approaching, but there’s still time for an end of summer blowout. Celebrate all that late summer has to offer with a Labor Day meal that features the season’s best. Set up a burger bar and have plenty of fresh produce on hand for a memorable wrap party. Here are our ten favorite dishes for your final summer hurrah:
August 19, 2013 @ Whole Story
Picking up a perfectly roasted and ready-to-eat chicken will make you feel like a true dinnertime hero. Rotisserie chicken is one of those instant meal savers that can be tailored to your family’s current cravings – tacos, soup, casseroles, salads and pot pies are all within reach.
August 6, 2013 @ Whole Story
We all know meat and seafood love a good soak in flavorful marinade, but plant-based foods do, too. Marinating requires a subtle balancing act that once achieved will catapult your basic vegetarian faves to new heights. Grab a few blocks of tofu, a slab of tempeh and all the produce you can manage and head to the kitchen for a little advanced preparation. The Marinatee
July 9, 2013 @ Whole Story
Swordfish is the kind of fish you want to have around in the summertime. Perfect for grill masters, it holds up beautifully over a flame and manages the coolest looking grill marks. Its robust texture and flavor are excellent with the concentrated punch of summer produce. In tacos, salads and alongside salsa as the main dish, swordfish is at its prime right now. These are our favorite recipes for featuring this summertime great.
June 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
Putting on a great party is easier than ever when you have fireworks as a backdrop and summer produce to support the menu. Salads, spreads, dips and burgers make for festive Independence Day fare whether you pack them up for a picnic-style feast or cook out at home before the fireworks show. Here are our picks for a healthy and delicious Fourth of July.
June 22, 2013 @ Whole Story
Whether you stake your claim at the perfect fireworks-watching spot early or feast at home before heading to the show, you’ll need some quick-cooking, festive recipes to sustain you until sunset. We love a classic cookout for the holiday with pasta salads, baked beans and burgers, but grilled marinated chicken is fun picnic fare (napkins necessary) and an iceberg wedge with blue cheese dressing lends a traditional, but super simple, vibe. Here are our picks for a fun-loving Fourth. Don’t forget the popsicles!
June 18, 2013 @ Whole Story
Making your own veggie burgers is easier than it sounds and burger lovers and vegetarians alike will clamor for these flavorful and filling veggie versions of our favorite grillable main.
June 17, 2013 @ Whole Story
Enjoy all summer has to offer with these easy, five-ingredient recipes that will get you out of the kitchen in no time.
June 14, 2013 @ Whole Story
Summer is the perfect season to explore local fruits and vegetables. With tasty new offerings springing up every day, it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to try, but we’re here to help.
June 1, 2013 @ Whole Story
Explore the world of cheeses from alternative milks like goat, sheep and buffalo.
May 30, 2013 @ Whole Story
Adding vegetables to breakfast is an easy (and tasty) way to pack in more nutrition.
May 28, 2013 @ Whole Story
When berry season begins in earnest, I feel like I’ve won the culinary lottery. Berries – strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries – are the perfect adornment for a bowl of oatmeal and make excellent afternoon snacks, but do you know how to handle this summertime windfall?
May 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
We tend to think of berries as a sweet beginning to mornings or a treat for the end of the day, but don’t limit yourself. When berry season is in full swing, tuck the fragrant fruit into baked goods, mash them with hot peppers for an invigorating sauce, blend them into soups and pair them with savory cheeses for an unexpected appetizer. Don’t forget to freeze a handful or two of whole berries from every batch (if you have any left!) for the ultimate smoothie addition. Here are some of our favorite ways with summer berries.
May 7, 2013 @ Whole Story
A glorious dinner worthy of the greatest mother in the land (yours!) needn’t be heavy. Let spring produce and warmer weather dictate a seasonal spread fit for a queen. Ease up on animal protein and swap oils and sugars for healthful substitutes to celebrate naturally flavorful whole foods. Treat your mother right with light and easy dinner dishes that will leave the whole family feeling great.
April 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
Though hailed as a precursor to summertime gatherings, Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) has its roots in independence. It’s the day Mexicans commemorate their 1862 defeat of the French army in the Battle of Puebla. This holiday is embraced as a delicious chance to celebrate Mexican culture and history. Cover your bases with refreshing drinks, quick dips and sauces, versatile sides and salads, savory mains and spiced-up desserts. Start the party right with festive sippables.
April 9, 2013 @ Whole Story
Engine 2’s new frozen grain blends promise to give refrigerator shelves and stockpots everywhere a break with already cooked (and spiced!) blends that heat up in a flash.
March 19, 2013 @ Whole Story
Hard-cooked eggs are the unsung heroes of spring celebrations everywhere, and we’ve got a trove of fast and fun ideas to get them out of their shells and onto the table.
March 16, 2013 @ Whole Story
Discover a new pantry staple with two easy techniques and six tasty recipes for using up leftover matzo.



As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Molly puts her food fascination to work as the Culinary Content Editor for Whole Foods Market, coordinating the creation and curation of editorial culinary content -- primarily recipes -- for the website, email newsletter campaigns, social media channels and more. Nothing excites Molly more than discovering a fun new food combination or tradition, and her position with Whole Foods ensures she'll never be alone in her search.