Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than chilled soup. These recipes fill you up while cooling you down.
This smooth dessert recipe is brightly sweet and refreshing, a perfect break from the heat of the day. Try it with fresh mint or lavender and a hint of cinnamon.
Crispy Green Crispy Fruit are made from 100-percent freeze-dried fruit with no additives or preservatives and are full of delicious fresh fruit taste. FruitziO snacks combine the wholesomeness of fresh fruit with a pinch of cane sugar.
Giving fruit as a reward for potty training was successful with my niece and healthier than candy, even the natural kind.
KC has got her hands on another great cookbook: The Culinary Institute of America: The New Book of Soups.
This restorative chicken, kale and sweet potato soup recipe is not only nourishing, but colorful and delicious with a hint of smoky bacon.
Bookbinder Specialties recently added four new flavors to their line of gourmet, ready-to serve gluten-free soups packaged in resealable glass jars.
Mark Bittman offers solutions for leading a healthier life, starting with what we eat.
Make some iced tea with herbs from your own garden.
Red apples, orange carrots, green kale, purple eggplant—eating colorful foods is good for little growing bodies! A great way to get kids excited & interested in fruits and vegetables is to talk about it's connection to color!
Serve seasonal fruit kebabs with a delicious, homemade raspberry fruit dip!
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull kicks off soup season with this simple carrot soup recipe.
Can’t afford to buy all organic produce? You don’t have to! Knowing which fruits and vegetables have the highest and lowest pesticide residue will decrease your exposure to toxic chemicals and save you money at the grocery store.
Try this Green Smoothie recipe for a yummy, energizing drink packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients.
Who says Meatless Monday has to be boring? Try this creamy roasted cauliflower soup recipe for a delicious weeknight dinner.
Boost your immune system, control your cholesterol levels and stay full longer with healthy, easy-to-make winter soups.
Warming winter soup can keep away the winter chill and make us healthier.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a recipe for Sausage Vegetable Stew, a recreation of a soup she enjoyed at In the Red Wine Bar and Cafe in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood.
The dried fruit and almonds included in Sun-Maid’s Autumn Apple Pie recipe adds a new fiber- and antioxidant-rich twist on this traditional treat.
Learn more about the peanut butter fruit that could be a part of your fruit garden.
There's a new graphic in town ready to help you with your dietary needs and help you craft each healthy and delicious meal you put on your plate.
Fresh basil, cilantro and parsley give this cold, tangy tomato soup fresh summertime flavor. You can make enough soup to feed a crowd in minutes. Enjoy!
This simple and delcicious spring soup is sure to be a favorite among kids and adults!
If spring is giving you peas, it's best to eat them right away before their sugars degrade. Here's how to whip them up into a wonderful spring soup.
This fresh spring soup is rich and creamy without the heaviness of cream.
Boost your immune system with KC's delicious chicken immunity soup recipe, made with Avena Botanicals' Immune Soup mix.
There is nothing better for building community than gathering your friends and neighbors for a soup party. Here are five ideas to help you plan yours.
Cool weather means it’s time to cozy up with a bowl of homemade soup. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares some of her favorite soup recipes—and why she loves soup so much.
Try these easy and delicious fresh mint-infused recipes for chutney, cucumber salad and fruit dip.
Delicious recipe with blueberries and cantaloupe
Enjoy the taste and health benefits of cherries!
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull finally discovers the beauty of smoothies—and shares four recipes for homemade concoctions!
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a rich and hearty recipe for potato-vegetable soup.
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a biennial, meaning it takes two years to mature and reproduce. Get your chance to grow parsley from seed in your garden by entering our special garden giveawy. Ends April 2, 2012!
Whether you want it for tea or some other project, handling stinging nettle during harvesting does not have to be painful.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares an inexpensive and easy recipe for yellow pea soup, a low-fat but tasty vegetarian soup.
Heavy cream and sherry lend this simple mushroom soup a sophisticated flavor. Enjoy this recipe, courtesy guest blogger KyLynn Hull.
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a simple and tasty recipe for hearty mushroom and leek soup.
This smoothie recipe, courtesy of Driscoll's, is perfect as a quick breakfast, a post-workout snack or a healthy summertime treat.
On the lookout for healthy snack food options, I discovered this quick and easy recipe.
As world food prices hit a record high, follow these tips for reducing your grocery bill while still eating well.
Rid your home of pesky fruit flies with this simple, nontoxic, homemade fruit fly trap.
In an effort to help prevent childhood obesity, several health centers in the Northeast are offering low-income families fresh produce vouchers to local farmers’ markets.
We're still frosting in Kansas but the herbs have gone on sale, and I'm happy to report that even though times are tough I'm keeping our nurseries in business. Chocolate mint, pineapple sage and lemon thyme are just a few of the herbs I've added so far this spring.
Ever wondered: what is quinoa? Discover the history of this ancient grain, and put it to good use with this Sopa de Quinoa recipe.
Ever wondered: what is teff? Discover the history of this ancient grain, and put it to good use with a recipe for teff stew.
Impress dinner guests with this easy-to-make creamy tomato and crab bisque.
Gorgeous greens and fresh mint make a tasty, healthy, and quick soup.
Pre-packaged soup and an easy-to-make sandwich make me feel better, at least for a little bit.
Try these spooktacular treats for your Halloween celebration. We've got mummified hot dogs, terrifying punch and much more.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a recipe for homemade French Onion soup, a classic favorite.
Dehydrated foods are high in nutrients and easy to transport and store, but buying them at the store can be costly. Investing in a food dehydrator can save you money, allowing you to make your own beef jerky, dried fruits and fruit leather at home.
October marks the beginning of pomegranate season. Dig in and enjoy the health benefits of this superfruit.
Instead of buying your friends gifts for the holidays this year, save money and lighten your impact on the planet by making homemade gifts. These ideas will get you started.
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants? Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
Consuming too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, yet most Americans consume more than the recommended amount. Reduce your sodium intake with these seven simple steps.
This recipe can warm you up on a cold night in December or nurse you back to health when your next head cold strikes.
My favorite fast food during the hectic holidays? Bread and soup. In the time it would take to get drive-thru on the way home, you'll be sitting down to a bowl of bliss that will warm your heart and soul.
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.
Vegetable soup is the reward a summer's worth of hard work in the garden can produce. Spring is the time for spring cleaning, emptying the freezer and washing canning jars.
Fresh ginger will perfume your whole kitchen while this sweet, rich, flavorful soup is cooking.
Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.
Inspired by back-to-the-landers Scott and Helen Nearing, Kate NaDeau grows her own food and enjoys the simple pleasures of seasonal living in her handbuilt stone cottage in Maine. She is the epitome of good wabi-sabi living.
Perfect for fall and full of flavor, this butternut squash soup recipe is a great example of an easy meal made with delicious whole foods.
Welcome the holidays with two flavorful Thanksgiving herbs. Use lovage in our recipe for Cream of Carrot and Lovage Soup, and sage in our recipe for a delicious Feta-Sage Cornbread.
Eating a proper diet will help your body get rid of excess estrogen, the culprit behind PMS symptoms. Prevent cramps, bloating, fatigue and mood swings by incorporating these five foods into your diet.
As snow and cold temperatures move in to stay, arm yourself with this creamy white chili recipe to warm you up.
Try this rich fruit soup with strawberry and lavender lavender from The Garden Bistro in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a sweet special occasion.
Campbell's Soup Company has announced it will start packaging its soups with BPA-free cans as soon as an alternative becomes available.
Here we go back in time to see beliefs and folk uses surrounding Stinging Nettle, how it is most commonly utilized by herb lovers today, along with flower essence information, my own personal favorite uses for this stinging European native, and references for further information.
Campbell’s Soup Company announces that will phase out use of the toxic chemical BPA from its soup can linings.
Explore fresh herb flavors and mouth-watering recipes with this recommended cookbook.
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.
The New York Times reports our carbon emissions in 2011 were the highest on record. Reduce your family's carbon footprint by choosing vegetarian recipes such as Fennel and Leek Soup and Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs.
In this third part of our guest blogger's purslane plant profile, she shares three delicious purslane-infused recipes, including a purslane pesto, a wild-greens salad and a summer soup.