High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.
A comforting herb-baked macaroni makes for a simple meal on a short winter night.
An easy appetizer and party favorite, baked garlic with rosemary and blue cheese tastes great spread on slices of crusty baguette.
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.
Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.
There are many different ways to bake with lavender. Try my suggestions for lavender-infused baked goods, beverages and spice mixes, such as the classic combination of Herbes de Provence.
Our art director tries her best to avoid processed food but can't resist snacking on cheese and crackers. Follow her recipe to make homemade crackers.
K.C. Compton hones in on the mystery of what variety sunflower is reaching for the sky in her back yard. And also sends kind wishes to the swallowtail butterfly who destroyed her parsley plant.
A new study may have found out why it's impossible to just eat one potato chip.
Learn to make delicious, hearty, from-scratch, whole-grain hamburger buns with this easy recipe.
Young Austin, Texas, baker Kendall Melton studied theater but chose to become a baker instead.
Bake a delicious chocolate cake next time you throw a party. The secret ingredient? Beets!
During farm tours at Finca Luna Nueva, an organic farm and resort in Costa Rica,, guests learn about the biodynamic preparations and compost that feed the vibrant, tasty produce they eat for dinner. The resort is connecting tourists to their food.
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson bakes her first gluten-free cake using Pamela’s Products baking mix.
Highlights from the 'Make Your Own Green Cleaners—for Pennies' workshop at the Mother Earth News Fair: How to use vinegar and baking soda to clean just about everything.
When I bake cookies, they look like pancakes. I need to adjust the recipe for a higher altitude, but I’m not sure how. I need your help!
If your holiday’s on a budget, give a gourmet holiday gift like biscotti.
If you are looking for simple ways to turn your home into a healthy oasis, look no further. Green living expert Christa O’Leary shares the two most important ways you can create lasting habits of change.
If you’re out of eggs, don’t fret – use flax.
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace bakes vegan, gluten-free shortbread cookies for Santa Claus
Bee stings can cause pain and swelling. Treat your bee stings naturally with these home remedies.
Because it could cause eye and skin irritation and harm reproductive systems, the Environmental Working Group recommends avoiding it. Baking soda is a solid, safe alternative.
Here are some highlights from my workshop, "Make Your Own Green Cleaners—for Pennies" at the Mother Earth News Fair. Throw away your chemical cleaners and get your home sparkling the healthy way!
With just three ingredients and two simple steps, you can clear away germs and freshen your home's air to welcome spring.
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz marries raspberries with dark chocolate to make these decadent cupcakes.
You can get your whole house fresh and shiny clean with just five ingredients: lemons, vinegar, baking soda, tea tree oil and salt.
Spelt Right Baking creates bagels, artisan breads and pizza dough using spelt, an ancient and nutritious grain.
Some of the nastiest chemicals we bring into our homes are used to clean ovens and drains—and they're not necessary. Learn how to clean your entire kitchen using vinegar, baking soda and a little salt and lemon juice. You'll love the results!
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!
Quick and easy-to-make, these vegan Cherry and Chocolate Taco Cookies are sure to become your family's new holiday tradition.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a creative project to display favorite old family recipes with pictures the people who made them.
Natural Home guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares her grandmother's rhubarb pie recipe.
Spring clean your home with natural, food-safe Arm and Hammer Baking Soda instead of harsh cleaners.
Clear your home's air naturally for better health and well being.
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.
These delicious, healthful cookies are made with almond meal, coconut oil, dark chocolate chips and maple syrup.
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
Although we should limit our sugar consumption for health, coconut sugar is a healthier alternative to refined white sugar.
Whip up this batch of chocolate and coconut granola for a grain-free granola recipe that’s packed with healthful nuts and seeds.
Commercial toothpastes and gels are not the only way to keep your mouth and teeth fresh and clean. Try these home remedies for healthy teeth and gums without the risky chemicals.
As the paper garden catalog is slowly sinking in the west, the Lemon Verbena Lady is searching out herb seed catalogs and websites offering the best seed catalogs and herb seeds of every kind. This is the first installment of several catalog and website postings.
Your simply imperfect arsenal for getting the whole house clean--naturally.
Eliminate unpleasant odors in your home by using natural products.
A healthful fall-flavored twist on the classic carrot cake, this recipe for Pumpkin Carrot Cake Cupcakes with cream “cheese” frosting is grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free.
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.