These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
July is National Berry Month! Kick off the start of this month—and celebrate our nation's independence—with this recipe for Red, White and Blueberry Shortcakes, courtesy of Driscoll's.
Herbs can help increase fertility in men and women, but it's not recommended to take fertility drugs and herbs at the same time.
December 26 added a whole new meaning to “Black Friday” as the island of Oahu, Hawaii, was without power for roughly 12 hours starting shortly after sunset at 6:30 p.m.
Take a look at these exotic herbs that you can add to your garden.
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, found in a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now.
Slower growth in crop yields, high oil prices and use of food crops to make biofuels could push food prices higher for the next year and beyond.
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson shares her plans for Blackbird Studio, a 333-square-foot she plans to build.
Gazpacho is a perfect summertime treat. Cold and refreshing, this blackberry gazpacho recipe is a fruity variation of the traditional Spanish soup that makes for a stunning appetizer or side dish.
The spicy flavor of 'Spicy Globe' basil adds a unique taste to many sauces and fresh fruit desserts. Try my delicious 'Spicy Globe' Blackberry Tart.
Simone Swan built her off-the-grid domed and vaulted home in Presidio, Texas, as a model of how financially and thermally efficient adobe can be. For $50 a square foot, she built a masterpiece. She says you can, too.
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, from a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now. It's foraging season!
Ditch the toxins in conventional laundry products. Keep your clothes clean with the best natural laundry detergent!
Celebrate the end of National Berry Month with this recipe for cod with bluberry-mango salsa. Sweet and spicy, this recipe is sure to become a summertime favorite!
Sibu Beauty’s Nourishing Facial Cream is made with antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil, perfect for protecting and repairing skin.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Nicobella Vegan Organic Dark Chocolate Truffles.
New research suggests that with every piece of chocolate you devour, your heart may get a little healthier.
Dark chocolate may be good for more than just antioxidants—it might protect your body from a range of health conditions, including heart failure and strokes.
Taza Chocolate introduces a new 87% dark chocolate bar to the Stone Ground line – the Taza 87% Bolivian Stone Ground Chocolate Bar.
These six great natural and organic chocolate bars will satisfy your sweet tooth while paying mind to the earth.
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel fulfills her desire to garden while respecting her black thumb by planting some cat grass for the family cat to destroy.
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares her first attempt at container gardening.
Simply Organic Black Pepper is now available in a reusable tin that features a triple-use closure that allows users to sprinkle, spoon or pour the pepper.
With these black flowers in your garden, it's easier to make a spooky bouquet.
Cost-effective and easy to assemble, zen gardens bring an earthy, grounding energy to a home. Learn how to make a zen garden with these instructions from guest blogger Eileen Troemel.
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
SunRidge Farms’ All-Natural Milk Chocolate Rainbow Drops feature natural premium quality chocolate and real vanilla in a pure cane sugar shell in seven beautiful colors, each of which is naturally derived from vegetable juice.
Bake a delicious chocolate cake next time you throw a party. The secret ingredient? Beets!
Flavonoids in cocoa can decrease blood pressure, improve circulation and lower cholesterol.
New studies discover the health benefits of dark chocolate, which include helping people relieve stress.
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
The list of health benefits of black tea seem to have no end. Check out this article to learn more.
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares her tips for arranging silk flowers.
Silk flowers are one way to get the pop of color with flowers and not have the plants die on you. Here's how to incorporate silk flower arrangements into your house.
According to TastingTable, black garlic is very trendy with foodies right now.
Rock gardens are one way to brighten your house without having to actually grow things.
Getting kids to play outside isn’t always easy, especially if they aren’t into a particular outdoor activity. It’s important to get them outside though—and not just for the physical benefits.
Try this recipe for a healthy, hearty bowl of black bean and chorizo chili, courtesy Muir Glen.
World Day Against Child Labor is this weekend and elementary students in New York are asking Hershey to stop exploiting their peers in Africa.
Create kissable cheeks with hot chocolate. Is this a crazy idea or would you try it?
Learn how to be health conscious when your candy cravings start this Halloween.
Every year—every day, in fact—we learn something new. During my time working for The Herb Companion I have learned a lot. Here are 10 of the most interesting things I learned about herbs in 2010.
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
In the South we bring in the new year eating black-eyed peas. You should try my pie—it might even bring you luck wherever you live!
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull goes without meat for a month. Try her meatless recipes!
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares images of the spring flowers blooming in her garden.
Men love spruce and lavender -- or maybe it's the Soaptopia body balm.
Assistant editor Kim Wallace offers simple tips for greening your Black Friday.
I love discovering beauty products that use essential oils in lieu of artificial fragrances, which is what Pattern does with its body washes.
Give your immune system a boost with Berries for Life BerryImmune supplement, which combines the powers of elderberry, cranberry and beta-glucan.
Deliciously cool off this summer with these naturally-sweetened chocolate ice cream toppings made with fair trade cocoa.
Cut back on sugar at breakfast time with this chocolate cherry breakfast cookie recipe, a perfect alternative to the conventional cereal bar.
This sweet cake is the perfect addition to a cup of tea, a brunch or dessert!
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz marries raspberries with dark chocolate to make these decadent cupcakes.
Tell America's largest chocolate company that slave labor and Valentine's Day chocolate don't mix.
Enjoy any holiday with special homemade herb-and-chocolate treats!
July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, so celebrate with these delicious ice cream recipes.
Learn how to incoporate healthy, antioxidant-rich superfoods into your daily meals.
A new study suggests chocolate can help maintain healthy arteries. Its antioxidants reduce the risk for CAC. Read more.
Higher in antioxidants and key nutrients, organic dark chocolate and wine make for heart-healthy Valentine’s Day gifts.
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel sets out to find easy-to-grow indoor plants that she can successfully keep alive with a black thumb.
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel offers landscaping tips for those with a black thumb looking to start a new garden bed, plant a live fence or grow outdoors.
Black Cohosh, one of the early Native Americans' favorite medicinal plants, contains many benefits that can help you live a healthier life.
Changing hormone levels during menopause bring a number of less-than-desirable side effects. Treat hot flashes, mood swings and insomnia naturally with these herbal remedies.
Based on a "Brownie Blind Taste Test" recently conducted, Dancing Deer's all-natural, baked-from-scratch brownies won the taste test battle by a wide margin.
In Costa Rica, all the elements are in place for a Slow Food revolution. Check out the organic bounty--and enjoy a delicious gourmet take on a traditional native dish.
TV personality and author Chris Kilham, founder of Medicine Hunter, says schisandra, cacao and San Pedro cactus could replace many common pharmaceuticals--without the onerous side effects.
Take part in a few of the things I love the most about Valentine’s Day, whether you’re spending the day with a special sweetheart, close friends or treasured members of your family.
Maintaining good heart health doesn’t have to be a chore! Incorporate these three steps into your life to have some fun while keeping your heart healthy.
Diet affects mood. While an unhealthy diet can take its toll on our mental health, a healthy diet can make you feel happier. Try these five foods for mood!
What you eat throughout the day can affect how you sleep at night. Avoid these five foods for a better night’s sleep.
Learn more about two conferences that could open your mind to the world of herbal medicine.
Bookbinder Specialties recently added four new flavors to their line of gourmet, ready-to serve gluten-free soups packaged in resealable glass jars.
Try a vegetarian version of traditional Hoppin John for good luck this New Year's day.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
Anti-aging herbs such as ginkgo, bilberry and turmeric can improve memory, ease arthritis and treat other ailments caused by aging.
Need to save money on Valentine’s Day gifts this year? Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren shares six simple ideas for homemade gifts to give your sweetheart.
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.
Herbal remedies often work as well as traditional medications, but when it comes to your heart, don't combine the two. If you're taking heart medication, avoid these 13 herbal remedies.