Megan Myers

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December 2, 2016 @ Whole Story
You might recognize the striped and striking lionfish from saltwater aquariums, but these spiny fish are actually very harmful to reefs and the other animals in the ocean. Luckily, solving the lionfish problem has a delicious solution! Since the Monterey Bay Aquarium rated lionfish Green in early 2016, Whole Foods Market is now able to offer lionfish in our stores, creating a market for this tasty predator and hopefully making a dent in the growing population.
November 18, 2016 @ Whole Story
Looking for a way to add a creative spark to your holiday dinners or jazz up weekend brunch? Look no further than compound butters, one of the simplest ways to elevate any meal.
November 3, 2016 @ Whole Story
With the holiday season upon us, and your social calendar is filling up! From cookie swaps to midnight countdowns and everything in between, there’s plenty of opportunity to party down. We’re loving mocktails as an option for these festive occasions — here's why you should, too: 
October 21, 2016 @ Whole Story
If your only experience with babka is a classic Seinfeld episode, you’re long overdue for a lesson in baked goods. This traditional Jewish bread is going beyond the standard deli loaf and benefiting from today’s trend of recipe experimentation — which means you benefit too!
October 14, 2016 @ Whole Story
Admit it: sometimes there’s nothing you want more than a bowl full of crispy potato chips. But these days, there’s so much more to chips than the humble potato. Grab your favorite root veggies and mandoline, and let’s get cooking!
October 13, 2016 @ Whole Story
Taking care of prepping breakfast ahead of time saves time and early-morning frustrations. Check out our picks for recipes to get you going.
September 22, 2016 @ Whole Story
Teff is one of the oldest cultivated grains in the world, originating in Ethiopia as plant domestication began thousands of years ago. It is a grass, not a variant of wheat, and is very similar to millet or quinoa, but this seed is even smaller. The small size makes it ideal to use in porridges and savory polenta-style meals. It’s also ground into flour and used traditionally for flatbreads like injera. Teff is high in protein, carbohydrates, and fiber, which has made it a staple for seminomadic farmers for centuries.
September 16, 2016 @ Whole Story
Ready to hop on board the latest breakfast trend? Warm, filling and comforting, egg boats are our new favorite thing for a morning meal. Heck, why not make them for dinner too? Here's everything you need to know:
September 9, 2016 @ Whole Story
The latest food trend we've got our eye on? Buckwheat, which, interestingly, is not actually wheat. Get the scoop on this seed (and flour!), and find out how to use it in your kitchen. Hint: It will rock your gluten-free world. 
September 2, 2016 @ Whole Story
Beets have long been a favorite for root vegetable fans, but their earthy taste isn’t something everyone loves. But, now you can get some of the benefits of beets in powder form!
September 1, 2016 @ Whole Story
Looking for a new, light-and-refreshing beer? Give gose a try! This crisp, sour, wheat beer is perfect to drink on its own or paired with a light meal like grilled proteins and veggies — or even fresh oysters. 
August 26, 2016 @ Whole Story
Greek yogurt hasn’t stopped its rise to the top of the yogurt crop, but we’re embracing other ways to get in our smooth, creamy dairy fix. One thing we’re loving right now? Labneh!
August 19, 2016 @ Whole Story
If you were raised in the South, chances are you’re familiar with sorghum, especially as a flavorful syrup for pancakes or biscuits. This whole grain is actually one of the most important cereal crops in the world, and it can be used in so many ways!
August 12, 2016 @ Whole Story
Tart and tangy drinks are trending — we’ve already seen the rise of shrubs, and now we’re ready to embrace the resurgence of a historic American drink: switchel.
July 29, 2016 @ Whole Story
If you’re a sushi lover, you’re familiar with nori. But did you know there’s so many other ways to enjoy this mineral-rich seaweed? It’s so on-trend right now, and for good reason!
July 22, 2016 @ Whole Story
If you’ve ever been to Hawaii, chances are you’ve enjoyed a poke bowl. Poke (pronounced pok-eh) is popular island fare thanks to its simple preparation and fresh taste. Luckily for those of us who don’t live on an island, poke is making its way across the country and is easy to make at home.
July 15, 2016 @ Whole Story
It seems like every day we’re hearing about a new — but actually old — grain. We’re all for rediscovery, so let’s learn about freekeh!
July 13, 2016 @ Whole Story
Our top summer recipes have been tried, tested and declared delicious—by you! They’re beloved for their simplicity and fresh flavors, as well as their status as summer staples! From classic dishes for your backyard barbecue to perfect dessert and drink recipes for chilling out, these recipes should be on your must-make list.
July 8, 2016 @ Whole Story
A favorite for granola, trail mix, or just plain snacking, dehydrated fruit is a sweet and chewy snack that satisfies. It’s especially great for summertime travel, so grab some fruit and get drying!
July 1, 2016 @ Whole Story
You might think you’ve tried every fruit under the sun, but you might not know jack … fruit. Jackfruit is a large tropical fruit that has been making waves in vegan circles as a meat substitute. Fruit in place of meat? Yep!

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Megan’s love affair with food began with clipping recipes from coupon circulars at a young age and forcing the results on her family. After college she moved to Austin, Texas, and dove headfirst into the world of cooking and blogging about local food. Her work has appeared in Hobby Farms Magazine, Edible Austin, the Austin American-Statesman, and Simple Bites. She currently writes for Food Fanatic, Recipe.com and her own food blog Stetted, and co-organizes a homemade food swap.