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Food and Recipes

Find recipes and tips for a healthy diet based on local, seasonal eating.
When the fall garden is pumping out tasty treats, try these easy meals that put the bounty to good use.

A Guide to Drying Herbs and Spices
Growing and drying herbs and spices is among the easiest forms of food preservation.
Helping in the Garden How to Build a Local Food Community
Use these tips to seek out like-minded individuals, organizations and food producers to build your own local food community.
Woman drinking homemade juice Juicing for Beauty: Drink to Healthier Skin
Using nature’s medicine, you can begin juicing for beauty. The nutrition information featured in this excerpt will offer you a jump-start to a healthier, glowing complexion.


Browse more great food and recipes content in the Mother Earth Living archives: Food and Recipes.

Seasonal Summer Recipes

Melon Sorbet

70+ Healthy Summer Recipes
Make the best of your seasonal harvest with our favorite summer recipes starring fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs straight from the garden!

Seasonal Summer Drinks
Use our drink guides to enjoy the fizz of home-carbonated beverages, or the simple taste of infused waters.

Endless Summer: 3 Recipes to Freeze for Later
Make and freeze these easy recipes while you have an abundance of fresh tomatoes and basil.


How to Bake Kale Chips

Learn how to bake kale chips for a crunchy, salty, but healthy potato chip alternative.


  • Size - 13 1/2" x 11" x 8"
  • Creative heart design
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Step-by-step instructions and a complete materials list will help you construct this creative heart des…

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Soft, shapely knitting meets pretty, crocheted edgings and flowers in a collection of designs guaranteed to convert the knitting-only crowd to the pleasures of crochet. A little crochet can add a lot …

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