Besides its delicious flavor, basil offers many health benefits for your body, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
An update of my mother's pasta salad recipe, adding asparagus, tarragon and sorrel for cold pasta salad with hot nutrition and flavor.
This sensational orzo salad recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser.
This recipe is great for summer picnics because it doesn't use mayonnaise.
If Thanksgiving weekend left you craving light, nutritious meals, try these recipes for winter-friendly salads.
Garlic is a fantastic health food. Amy Mayfield, editor of The Herb Companion, gives a great recipe using garlic.
The winter weather is putting a damper on my mood. Last night, in a desperate attempt to lighten things up, I cooked up Orecchiette with Goat Cheese, Peas and Mint, a quick pasta dish that celebrates spring.
Readers vote on whether making pasta, bread or butter sounds like the most fun, and which project seems easiest.
Since I returned from my stay in Italy, I have been experimenting in the kitchen to create the perfect pasta, read more about my trip and check out my recipe-to-date.
Perfect for spring, this pasta dish can be made with the spring herbs that are popping up in your garden or market and a little leftover wine (either red or white will do).
If fiddlehead ferns are popping up in your local market or local woods, grab them while you can. Incorporate this fabulous, fleeting spring treat into a fresh, slightly tangy pasta dish for Meatless Monday.
Canadian-based RawFoodz launches with a line of organic, raw vegan salad dressings.
Soba noodles and sesame oil are both high in nutrients that lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar, making this recipe a must eat.
I offer instructions on how to make a very basic pasta.
Enjoy a hearty Italian dinner with this recipe for stuffed pasta shells, courtesy of Muir Glen.
Beets are rich in minerals and B-vitamins. Make the most of them with this recipe for a Beet Salad with Goat Cheese.
For a refreshing change, toss together a salad made with fresh herbs instead of lettuce.
Spice up classic picnic recipes with herbs from your own garden.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares six recipes for homemade salad dressings, including favorites like Ranch, Caesar and Thousand Island.
Grow spinach (Spinacia oleracea 'Bloomsdale Long Standing') from seed this spring with this garden giveaway.
Simple salad dressings provide bursts of herbal flavor to your salad greens.
With spring brings fresh ingredients. Use fresh harvested herbs to whip up a flavorful pesto and pair it with buckwheat or your favorite grain to make a delicious grain salad. This Buckwheat Pesto Salad recipe comes courtesy Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods and Melanie of Nutritious Eats.
Reap the benefits of parsley with this Parsley potato salad, a delicious addition to any summer meal.
Don't let the fun of football season leave you fatter! Try these low-fat calories are your next tailgate instead.
Try one of these three simple but tasty homemade salad dressings the next time you’re in the mood for a lighter lunch or dinner.
Try this tasty vegetarian (and vegan) alfredo for a healthy weeknight dinner.
As world food prices hit a record high, follow these tips for reducing your grocery bill while still eating well.
Try these easy and delicious fresh mint-infused recipes for chutney, cucumber salad and fruit dip.
Fusion Bread Salad makes use of the cherry tomatoes and basil that are prime right now—and you don't have to heat up the kitchen to make this hearty, nutritious main dish.
Try this recipe for a tasty, healthy and versatile salad.
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.
Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.
Ever wondered: what is sorghum? Learn the history of this ancient grain and put it to good use with this Curry Carrot Salad recipe.
Sauteed spring greens and mushrooms dress up polenta in this nutritious, satisfying main dish.
Spring cleaning in the garden, for the Lemon Verbena Lady, begins by examining some of her favorite herbs. Read on as she shares how she's pacing herself this spring.
Swap out your bottled ranch dressing for this easy and nutritious recipe!
Tessemae’s All Natural announces the release of its line of gluten-free salad dressing and marinades.
The Lemon Verbena Lady visits the VanDusen Botanical Garden's herb garden and finds that it doesn't take a lot of room to have a fragrant and flavorful herb garden.
Tomatoes and watermelon combine in this unique salad with flavors that will wow every part of your palette.
Growing lettuce and other salad greens is easy when you plant in salad boxes.
Our guest blogger from Texas, Cynthia Meredith, cleans out her herb beds to make way for thyme, chamomile, lovage and other herb plants.
Enjoy easy comfort food with these three single serving recipes.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
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!
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.
A National Restaurant Association survey found that serving more local food tops chefs expected trends for 2012! Keep you home diet seasonal and local, too, with this vegetarian recipe featuring winter vegetables.