As our family focuses on nourishing meals and traditions, we’re practicing setting clear intentions. This week, our intention is to continue to bring joy and celebration to family meals, even when life is busy and stressful.
Each week guest blogger Elise Roth Edwards and her family set intentions for their meals. This week their focus is on being present for each other.
A Thanksgiving turkey is a staple for most families. But if you don’t eat meat and want some more substance besides starchy side dishes, prepare these delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes this year.
Rush Bowls are an all-natural blend of fruit and other natural ingredients frozen to perfection and served with a package of organic granola or gluten-free topping.
A healthier version of the classic rice risotto, delicious barley risotto is easy to make and fun to modify with whatever ingredients you have in your kitchen.
This Maple-Mustard Chicken recipe is a one-pan wonder and perfect for an easy weeknight meal.
Get your children excited about helping with the garden this year with these five fun activities.
We love our neighborhood toy library, but found they wouldn’t accept certain toys. Now we’re donating toys in unexpected places.
These little loaves are packed full of protein, vegetables and deliciousness!
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares a family-friendly recipe for spaghetti casserole.
Can you craft delicious home cooked meals without eating up a ton of energy? Discover whether your slowly cooked Crock-Pots are any more energy efficient than stove top or oven cooking.
A meatless dish, Grilled Tomato Polenta tastes excellent alongside grilled veggies and makes a delicious weeknight meal.
This Roasted Vegetables Quesadilla recipe is easy to make and the whole family will enjoy it.
Top your spaghetti with flavorful, satisfying wheatballs for a quick weeknight meal.
Use these five steps to encourage water conservation with children!
Help your kids develop their green thumb by teaching them to compost.
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares her struggles adjusting to life with a toddler and his finicky relationship with food.
Munch and crunch on nutritious kale chips with this easy recipe!
Getting kids outdoors and into nature helps promote healthy child development physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially.
Feed your family a healthy snack alternative—roasted chickpeas!
Your kids will have fun sinking their fingers into this safe and natural play dough.
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins comments on the relationships of our family and community and natural world.
Guest blogger Elise Roth Edwards and her family plan for spring gardening and growing food.
Summer beach days are fast approaching! Beyond the sand and surf basics, encourage kids to get creative at the shore this season by making sea life “touch tanks,” and creating beach art in the open air.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a creative project to display favorite old family recipes with pictures the people who made them.
Explore fresh herb flavors and mouth-watering recipes with this recommended cookbook.
Looking for inspiration for meat-free meals? Try these three of my favorite sources of vegetarian meal recipes.
Serve seasonal fruit kebabs with a delicious, homemade raspberry fruit dip!
Ecoike creator Faith Moser shares a healthy, easy and family-friendly muffin recipe!
This sweet cake is the perfect addition to a cup of tea, a brunch or dessert!
Enjoy this recipe for a delicious and moist variation of banana bread, made with almond flour!
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2007 Signaterra Three Blocks Red.
Try this tasty vegetarian (and vegan) alfredo for a healthy weeknight dinner.
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.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares how food affects her culture and family.
Enjoy a hearty Italian dinner with this recipe for stuffed pasta shells, courtesy of Muir Glen.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural body wash from Kathy's Family.
Seeking out social support, whether from friends and family, a support group or talk therapy, can help overcome depression as part of a natural treatment plan.
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County.
Andrea Carrothers, a registered dietitian with Horizon, makers of organic milk and dairy products, has developed several new quick, calcium-rich recipes that make perfect after-school snacks.