By Alana Sugar, September 2, 2013
Lately, I’ve been on a “nice cream” kick. Nice cream is a non-dairy version of an ice cream-like frozen treat you whip up in your blender. The flavor possibilities are endless.
By James Parker, August 27, 2013
I’m a lucky man. In my job for Whole Foods Market® I get to work with farmers all over the country who are growing truly exceptional fruits and vegetables.
This is especially true with tomatoes. This year-round customer favorite comes in a dizzying array of varieties supplied by an overlapping mosaic of producers — large and small, local and long-haul, field and greenhouse — located throughout North America.
By Alana Sugar, August 26, 2013
My earliest memory of pears was the amazing pear orchard behind our house in northern California.
By Molly Siegler, August 24, 2013
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.
By Alana Sugar, August 20, 2013
Nectarines, cherries, mangoes, apricots, peaches and plums all fall under the name “stone fruits.” That’s be
By Value Guru, August 17, 2013
Plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots…rock out to summer’s greatest hits: stone fruit. Here are five of our favorite tips for enjoying the season’s juiciest fruit for a song.
By Jennifer Cheng, August 14, 2013
Heirloom tomatoes are here! Our stores are bursting with all of their gorgeous hues and wildly different shapes.
By Alana Sugar, August 4, 2013
Are you familiar with the Great Grape Escape? It’s a summertime favorite in my house. You simply wash, dry and freeze grapes, then eat them or if you are super hot, roll them around your temples and over the back of your neck. Of course, you can always pretend you are a child and stuff one into your belly button for an immediate cooling effect! Here are more cooling grape ideas:
By Allison Burch, July 17, 2013
Is there anything more amazing than a basket of sweet, perfectly ripe strawberries? I don’t think so.
Berry Good for You
Nutritionally speaking, strawberries get high marks! They support heart health and are packed with powerful antioxidants called polyphenols, which help keep cholesterol levels healthy. Eating just eight strawberries gives your body more vitamin C than an orange while also providing manganese and fiber. Strawberries are naturally low in sodium, low in calories and, like most fruits and vegetables, do not contain cholesterol or fat.
By Alana Sugar, July 1, 2013
Cherries are at their peak right now, so get on board and hoard what you can and freeze what you can’t. Here’s how.