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Food and Recipes

Find recipes and tips for a healthy diet based on local, seasonal eating.
Research suggests inflammation may cause illness. Learn what to eat to reduce your body’s inflammatory response.

5 Most Toxic Food Additives to Avoid
Packaged foods are full of unnecessary and potentially dangerous chemical additives. By shopping smart, you can avoid the worst ones and improve your family's health—our handy guide makes it easy.

How to Make Homemade Popcorn
Microwave popcorn bags are lined with potentially hazardous chemicals. Eliminate the worry by learning how to make homemade popcorn on the stovetop!
homemade thousand island dressing
6 Homemade Salad Dressings
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares six recipes for homemade salad dressings, including favorites like Ranch, Caesar and Thousand Island.


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

Spring Recipes

Fiddlehead Noodles

A Plate Full of Veggies
Mix up your menu and enjoy affordable, nourishing plant-based meals.

Healthy Spring Greens
Load up on garden-fresh spring greens with these healthy recipes.

In Season: Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs
Browse our brief list of easy-to-find spring foods to eat with the seasons.


Preserve Food with a Dehydrator

Discover how using a food dehydrator can help preserve your garden's bounty.


Sepp Holzer is known around the world for bringing deserted landscapes back to life using his unique methods of creating water-retention basins. In Desert or Paradise, he applies his core philosophy -…

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Healthy babies don't just happen. The lifestyle of the prospective parents is a crucial factor in promoting fertility and ensuring a successful pregnancy. But the average North American diet is satura…

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