Mother Earth Living

kitchen





6/23/2016
Keep your kitchen as nature-friendly as your cooking, from eco-friendly home appliances to non-toxic house cleaners and beyond.
12/21/2015
Discover a few of the main aspects to consider if you’re thinking of converting an aged barn into your home.
8/28/2015
The risk of produce contamination is now more than 80 percent. Follow these tips to safely wash and enjoy your nutritional fruits and vegetables.
4/10/2015
Keep your kitchen storage containers lean and kind with these options that won’t leach chemicals into your food.
2/17/2015
Try one or more of these smart kitchen storage ideas to add comfort, convenience and style to small-space kitchens.
12/9/2014
Create this small set of high-quality knives to take on any recipes that comes your way.
10/3/2014
To lead a healthier lifestyle, green your home with these nine cost-effective solutions.
3/10/2014
Sharing the love of cooking with children is a wonderful way to get kids in the kitchen and introduce to them the simple pleasures of life from kneading bread to chopping carrots to create a delicious and healthy meal.
6/27/2012
Nothing screams summer like ice cream. Rodelle and KitchenAid are partnering together to present the first ever ‘Great American Ice Cream Challenge.’
6/26/2012
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
4/2/2012
For a zero-waste kitchen, learn how to reduce food waste with these tips from guest blogger Letitia Star.
1/26/2012
Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!
1/20/2012
Clutter taking over? Organize your kitchen with these decluttering tips and storage solutions.
12/21/2011
Decorate your home with zero-waste decor that can be reused, recycled or consumed—instead of toxic landfill trash. The Christmas decorations of Colonial Williamsburg offer inspiration for using natural decor.
11/29/2011
Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.
11/17/2011
If you are new to cooking with herbs, try adding flavor to your meals with these six culinary herbs.
11/1/2011
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.
8/17/2011
Though used like timber, bamboo is a grass that self-propagates as it spreads underground via a network of rhizomes. A white oak tree takes 120 years to grow to maturity; bamboo takes three-and-a-half to seven years.
7/18/2011
Learn how to keep your kitchen a safe and healthy space for your family by following these tips.
6/15/2011
Planting herbs in pots is a great way to jump into gardening, and you'll be able to use your harvest every day.
6/15/2011
Outdoor kitchens, dining areas and living rooms are a great way to expand your home's living space. Designers offer advice on how to make the most of the great outdoors—in your own backyard.
5/7/2011
Here are some ingredients to make cooking with kids a tasty experience!
4/26/2011
Think your balcony's too tiny to provide food and fun? Check out Apartment Therapy's great tips for making the most of your outdoor space.
4/1/2011
From a little-known sugar substitute to a conversation-starting book, this list of items for the green kitchen contains a few surprises.
3/7/2011
Got kitchen clutter? Turn a picture frame into a beautiful, useful storage solution.
2/2/2011
Natural Home bamboo kitchen tools are made without formaldehyde or other harmful additives, through a process that eliminates waste.
2/1/2011
Natural Home chose bamboo for its kitchenware line because it's both sustainable and beautiful.
1/10/2011
Follow these tips to banish clutter and increase your efficiency, from your home office to your garage.
1/4/2011
Obama is poised to sign the Food Safety Bill. Learn more about how you can guarantee the safety of your own food.
11/22/2010
Vintage tins add decorative accents to your home while also providing storage.
8/11/2010
Tea towels are the perfect accessory to add life to your kitchen. Wipe your hands on them, or hang them up as décor. Hammocks & High Tea's collection of tea towels features global prints in rich colors.
3/26/2010
These are the herbs that I simply have trouble envisioning any kitchen garden living without.
2/18/2010
An annual survey of home buyers found that Americans want smaller homes with a focus on casual living and togetherness. From larger kitchens to outdoor living spaces, these 10 features were the most popular. Find out how you can get them, too!
2/16/2010
Design your dining room with patterned placemats from Amenity. Made of organic cotton and hemp, these placemats come in a variety of colors and designs, making it easy to find the perfect fit for your room.
1/20/2010
Natural Home guest blogger Rebecca Selove narrows down her choices of Energy Star-rated appliances for her LEED-certified home in Tennessee.
10/16/2009
J Clay Pottery features all your favorite foodie items—mugs and plates to bowls and sake sets—in all-natural clay and nature-inspired colors.
10/5/2009
Hova Design’s FabricPots makes indoor gardening easier.
9/24/2009
Patters and personality galore, Plover Organic’s organic cotton bedding and kitchen textiles add just the right amount of spice to your green home decor.
8/28/2009
bambu creates modern goods for the kitchen and home, created from renewable materials, including bamboo and cork.
8/12/2009
Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.
8/4/2009
This marinade not only tenderizes meats and chicken, but it also has a wonderful zesty taste that is easy to get hooked on!
7/21/2009
Try this recipe for a tasty, healthy and versatile salad.
7/21/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley finds healthy road trip snacks.
7/9/2009
Smooth, tangy, full of flavor, it just takes a few minutes to whip this up for spreading on focaccia or roasted chicken. 
7/2/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz bakes her first batch of organic cupcakes from scratch.
6/30/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley plans a green Fourth of July celebration.  
6/24/2009
This recipe is great for summer picnics because it doesn't use mayonnaise. 
6/17/2009
Gorgeous greens and fresh mint make a tasty, healthy, and quick soup.
6/15/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley shares her favorite ways to brew iced tea for a refreshing, healthy and green summer treat.
6/1/2009
Natural Home editorial intern, Kristin Standley, begins an indoor herb garden on her windowsill for fresh herbs year-round.
4/13/2009
Stephanie tackles moving and furnishing an empty house by picking salvaged, hand-crafted or environmentally friendly pieces.
1/21/2009
La Chanh Nguyen's eco-friendly designs are changing the function common household items. Her process is simple; she deconstructs an object and recreates it with a green purpose and function.
1/12/2009
My parents’ customers reused their containers to buy honey in bulk. Now I reuse jars to store all kinds of foods.
8/25/2008
A kitchen garden offers many benefits beyond saving money.
8/20/2008
Want to be sure about what you're putting on your skin and hair? Save a little money and have a little fun mixing up these DIY beauty treatments. These natural home beauty remedies are made from basic household and kitchen ingredients!
11/28/2007
Jessica's favorite green gifts for the upcoming holiday season are stylish and eco-friendly.




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