Fruits and Vegetables
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.
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.
Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than chilled soup. These recipes fill you up while cooling you down.
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!
Mark Bittman offers solutions for leading a healthier life, starting with what we eat.
Readers vote on which varieties of heirloom vegetables they’d be most interested in learning how to grow.
Denise Franklin's 280-square-foot cabin in British Columbia provides everything she needs--and more.
I have to admit it: I’m full of beans when it comes to gardening. I swore that this year, no really, I was only going to grow a few herbs in pots. And then, the seed catalogs came.
This spring, I am dreaming of delicious, beefy summer tomatoes. So I planted some; they're taking over my kitchen as we speak. I love fresh, homegrown tomatoes. And I just can't find delicious tomatoes in stores; even the local, organic market. Not to mention, I'm sick of paying for them! In fact, I'm tired of buying
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.
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore plants her vegetable seedlings.
If Thanksgiving weekend left you craving light, nutritious meals, try these recipes for winter-friendly salads.
Lisa’s Organics brings farmers market freshness to the dinner table with their serve-in-minutes frozen veggie line.
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!
A recent study finds that fiber can lower the risk of colon polyps, a cancer precursor. Fiber can also help prevent heart disease and cancer and aid in weight loss.
Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.
Finding the key to a strong immune system is as easy as visiting the produce section of your local grocery store.
Skip the steaks if you're firing up the barbecue tonight. Marinated and grilled veggies and tofu, served up with wasabi mayo on grilled bread, is a hearty, delicious way to celebrate Meatless Monday.
Craving fresh food during the long winter months? Here are nine vegetables that you can find fresh in February--and great ways to prepare and serve them.
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.
Warm up winter with a vegetarian tofu curry.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull finally discovers the beauty of smoothies—and shares four recipes for homemade concoctions!
Editorial assistant Susan Melgren shares her healthy living goals for the next year.
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.
Companion planting can help your favorite plants achieve their full potential.
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.
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.