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My Favorite New Recipes: Tilapia Equals Easy Weeknight Dinners

By Molly Siegler, September 6, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler
As a classically trained chef with a political science degree, Food Editor Molly Siegler puts her culinary chops to work coordinating the creation and curation of recipes and other food-focused content for Whole Foods Market. (Catch Molly’s cooking videos on YouTube!) We asked Molly to share some of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen.

 

I’ll admit to being on a bit of a fish kick lately. Fish has major advantages this time of year, because it cooks quickly and easily. Tilapia is really mild and versatile, so it acts as a great family-...

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Wondering What to Make for Labor Day? Here Are 16 Delicious Ideas ...

By Whole Story Editors, September 2, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Labor Day is said to be the final farewell to summer, so plan a menu that celebrates the bumper crop of flavorful fruits and veggies, and fire up the grill. Whether you're hosting a backyard bash or simply gathering family around the table, here is some recipe inspiration to help you enjoy the long weekend. (Click through to get all the details on every recipe!)

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Get to Know Beetroot Powder

By Megan Myers, September 2, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

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!

What is Beetroot Powder?

Beetroot powder has been showing up in the supplement aisle (two tablespoons of the antioxidant-rich powder is equivalent to two real-life beets), although professional bakers have long known about the benefits of using beet root as a coloring—you might have already eaten it in pasta sauce or salad dressing.

Beets are high in natural sugars, so the powder provides a bit of sweetness when added to recipes. However, chances are you won’t even notice the flavor, which makes it a great choice for those who want some of the health benefits of the beet without the taste.

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Get to Know Gose

By Megan Myers, September 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

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. 

What is gose?

Gose is an old German beer that has recently been revived among many craft brewers. First brewed in the 16th century in the town of Goslar, Germany, it's a top-fermented beer that is made with 50 to 60 percent malted wheat. It does not have a strong hoppy flavor; instead it tastes bright and crisp, with notes of citrus and herbs like lemon, lime, coriander seeds and salt. While gose is considered a sour beer, the level of sourness differs in each brew.

How to enjoy gose

A refreshing sipper, gose pairs well with lighter meals like fish and...

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Arctic Char from Iceland: A Kid-Friendly Catch for School-Night Suppers

By Paige Schilt, September 1, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

 

 

Looking for kid-friendly and affordable fish options for fall suppers? The solution is as crystal clear as Icelandic spring water: Responsibly Farmed Arctic char from the land of fire and ice.

At Samherji, Whole Foods Market’s Icelandic supplier partner, geothermally active hot springs provide warm water to nurture newly hatched Arctic char. As the fish mature, they are moved to a mix of sea water and spring water that has been filtered for ages through Icelandic lava formations. Farm workers continually monitor the water temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen—creating optimum conditions for the fish to thrive.

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