Megan Myers

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December 11, 2013 @ Whole Story
Now that the winter chill is on and guests are filling the house, quick breads and muffins are my go-to for fast and delicious breakfasts.
December 10, 2013 @ Whole Story
Holiday parties are all about the mixing and mingling. Rather than serve a large meal or buffet, providing snacks that can be eaten one-handed means plenty of opportunity for socializing and minimal time in the kitchen.
December 4, 2013 @ Whole Story
The holiday season means that in addition to the regular busy schedule of school, extracurricular and volunteer activities, our family is adding on planning for parties, shopping for gifts, and looking for that perfect decoration to complete our Christmas tree. After an exhausting day running around town, the last thing I want to think about is how long it’s going to take to get dinner ready.
December 3, 2013 @ Whole Story
I tend to give homemade gifts from my kitchen, whether it’s ingredients or an already-baked treat. Even if those on your “Nice” list aren’t foodies, gifts from your kitchen are the perfect way to share the spirit of the holiday season.
November 15, 2013 @ Whole Story
It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of turkey, stuffing, pie, rolls, and more pie. If you don’t have to worry about what you eat, planning the Thanksgiving meal is a breeze. But if you have food allergies, sensitivities or follow a special diet, or have guests who do, it can be a challenge finding foods that are suitable, yet still deliciously festive.
October 9, 2013 @ Whole Story
When fall arrives, I automatically start thinking about what meals I’m going to be creating in the slow cooker. It’s not just because of the cooler temperatures – the hustle and bustle of back-to-school routines and approaching holidays makes getting dinner on the table fast a priority. Quick breads, biscuits and other no-yeast breads are a great way to round out a slow-cooker meal. They’re perfect for mopping up that last bit of broth in your bowl, and if you choose the right flavors, can be a wonderful complement to whatever has been bubbling away all day.
September 30, 2013 @ Whole Story
My older son started kindergarten this fall, and despite my attempts at planning, it’s thrown a wrench in our eating habits. Finding time to cook between soccer practices, homework and tending to our newborn is tricky, and all too often we’ve relied on takeout. But now that we’ve settled into our school routine, it’s time to tackle the dinner table. Fall is a great time to jump into the kitchen again – or for the first time – and we’ve got lots of easy, back-to-basics recipes to get you cooking.
April 18, 2013 @ Whole Story
The sun generates more energy than necessary for life on Earth, yet only a fraction of that is utilized for solar power. In this video from Dark Rye, we explore harnessing its mighty power. In Arizona an innovative company makes thin-film photovoltaic modules affordable and recyclable, while an engineer in Hawai'i addresses the challenge of storage.
December 19, 2012 @ Whole Story
Gathering together and sharing food is a big part of the holidays, and it can be easy to overindulge on all the tasty treats that are available. Luckily, if you’re looking for alternatives to the standard fare, we’ve got options. Our Health Starts Here® recipes celebrate naturally flavorful whole foods, and even in wintertime there are plenty of delicious options for the holiday table. Try adding a few of these dishes to your festive feast.
December 17, 2012 @ Whole Story
Sure, you’ve probably already cruised by the cookie jar more than a few times this week, but have you thought about what to serve as your dessert centerpiece for your Christmas celebration? Whether your taste buds are longing for something decadent or something light (or you just want another excuse for pie), we’ve got the recipes for you. Set your dessert table with a few of these options:
December 14, 2012 @ Whole Story
The holiday entertaining season is in full swing! I love getting together with friends to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s – not only because I get to see people I love, but because there’s always plenty of nibbles. Parties featuring small bites instead of full meals make for a relaxed atmosphere and allow for a wide variety of foods. There’s always something to make every palate happy, and the small portions make it easy to visit with friends instead of being stuck at a table for a five-course dinner.
December 5, 2012 @ Whole Story
The two words “Christmas dinner” evoke memories of happy meals around a large table, with family members not seen all year long. Piles of warm rolls, tender green beans, potatoes dripping with gravy, and the centerpiece ham – my mouth is watering just thinking about it!
December 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
Navigating holiday foods doesn’t have to be difficult for those with special dietary needs. With a little planning and preparation, you can create a spectacular meal suitable for many food preferences. We’ve gathered some of our favorite holiday gluten-free and dairy-free recipes. Gluten-Free Recipes
November 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
From the traditional latke to tender brisket, the comforting flavors of Hanukkah are an important part of the season. Whether you’re setting your table for a large gathering or just a small meal, here are our suggestions for a delicious Hanukkah.
November 17, 2012 @ Whole Story
Have your chosen your Thanksgiving pie lineup yet? In my estimation, you should have at least a pie per person. Well, maybe that’s going a bit overboard. But when you have so many glorious flavors — from pumpkin and pecan to apple and buttermilk (my family always has cherry) — why pick just one? Getting Started: The Crust Pie crust can be daunting even for otherwise experienced bakers. Check out our video tutorial, then get the recipe for Classic Pie Crust:



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, and her own food blog Stetted, and co-organizes a homemade food swap.