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7/26/2012
Scheckter’s Organic Beverages introduces Scheckter’s OrganicEnergy, a natural, vegetarian-approved organic energy drink.
4/1/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tests out a new, USDA organic sesame teriyaki sauce from Organicville. The sauce inspired her to make a delicious chicken chow mein stir fry for dinner.
7/21/2009
Discover help and inspiration from Sarah Magid’s Organic and Chic. 
7/9/2009
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.
11/28/2012
John Masters Organics introduces a new men’s collection, featuring 2-in-1 products that provide men with quick and easy grooming essentials for a painless two-step routine.
4/22/2013
Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus takes a look at the fundamental differences between organic and conventional farming practices for insight into choosing healthier food.
7/2/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz marries raspberries with dark chocolate to make these decadent cupcakes.
12/14/2010
Spice up chilly nights with this meat-free reciepe chickpea and tomato curry, courtsey of Muir Glen.
11/26/2013
America's Best Organics introduces American-made gift box.
7/7/2011
Pangea Organics Hand and Body Lotion goes on smoothly, leaves hands moisturized and comes in four unusual scents.
2/5/2013
One of our "14 Sustainable Food Companies You Can Trust," Plum Organics is good for your baby's health and the health of the planet.
7/9/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews John Masters Organics Pomegranate Facial Nourishing Oil. Get 20 percent off this product until July 31, 2009.
6/26/2013
Don't forget to protect your skin this summer! Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus discusses the importance of organic sunscreen for summertime enjoyment.
7/16/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson describes how to make homemade ice cream and gives some organic ice cream recipes.
6/19/2012
An easy description of making your own baby food from scratch. Create nutritional options for your baby and safe money!
5/23/2012
Choice Organic Tea has three new flavors that will wow your taste buds and help you beat the summertime heat.
7/29/2013
Lisa’s Organics brings farmers market freshness to the dinner table with their serve-in-minutes frozen veggie line.
12/19/2011
Didn’t get your beauty rest? No need to fear, new eyelight serum is here.
12/1/2008
We found the best lip balm for winter. Read our review!
12/5/2008
John Masters Organics offers hair care enriched with essential oils. Read the review!
8/23/2013
The origin story of CARE packages offers a deeper appreciation for the power of generosity and providing comfort to those in need or college students away from home for the first time.
10/27/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace feeds her addiction to lip balm and reviews Shea Terra Organics Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter.
5/29/2013
Coyuchi introduces new organic cotton bedding that reflects the softer look of spring.
1/22/2013
Show your skin just how much you care this Valentine’s Day and treat it to organic rose products from John Masters Organics.
2/1/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Amanda Thompson talks about the benefits her family has seen from keeping a small organic food garden.
10/28/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren reviews her favorite brand of organic tea, Choice Organic Teas.
6/20/2012
Making your own baby food not only saves you money but allows you control over what's in your baby's food. Get started—and find out just how easy it is—with these homemade baby food recipes.
7/28/2009
Mountain Rose Herbs new line of Epicurean Organic seasoning blends are worth a try. The Herbs De Provence and the West Indies Rub are wonderful for seasoning prawns and most seafood.  
12/21/2011
The Mother Earth Living editors pick their top five favorite natural lip balms.
9/13/2011
John Masters Organics Bare Unscented Lotion lightweight and fragrance-free formula makes it a must-have for those with sensitivities to fragrance.
8/19/2008
John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.   
5/11/2012
An organic cotton and wool body pillow goes a long way to help relieve pregnancy back pain.
6/5/2012
Give your locks the love they deserve with these five best natural shampoos, handpicked by the Mother Earth Living editors.
11/2/2010
It’s getting colder, and even those of us with oily skin are starting to notice dry patches and flakes on our face. Fight dry facial skin with these natural skin care tips. 
7/1/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares a variety of organic beers and tips on how to green your beer drinking.
10/26/2012
Simply Organic Black Pepper is now available in a reusable tin that features a triple-use closure that allows users to sprinkle, spoon or pour the pepper.
5/12/2010
The Global Organic Textile Standards certify organic fabrics from start to finish. The GOTS database lists certified facilities and importers, making it easy to find truly organic fabric.
2/1/2012
Give your skin care routine a boost with Eve Organics organic products.
5/19/2009
Pyreneese Lavender with Cardamom body lotion is one of Pangea Organics' body and hand lotion that moisturizes your skin without leaving an oily residue.
7/19/2012
Using certified-organic ingredients, these products from John Masters Organics help naturally resolve the most stubborn problems.
5/21/2012
Skip the hair dryer this summer with products from John Masters Organics for easy, air-dry styling.
11/7/2012
Support aging skin with mature skin essentials from John Masters Organics.
6/1/2012
Banish blemishes and balance skin with The Bearberry Collection by John Masters Organics.
6/13/2013
You've probably heard of a BB cream, or at the very least seen one in your supermarket. But what is a BB cream, what does it do, why should you care, and what should you look for if you decide to buy one?
4/20/2009
The Herbalista begins her search for pictue perfect skincare. Herbs can keep your skin healthy and glowing and John Masters Organics combines rose and aloe to create a useful toning mist that the Herbalista uses to get a head start to each and every morning.
4/23/2009
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence is ready to shop for eco-friendly, organic cotton Loomstate clothing at Target this spring.
11/26/2013
Balanced Guru announces cruelty-free, certified organic powder face mask.
3/6/2009
John Masters Organics Shine On keeps your hair soft and shiny.
4/22/2010
Since 2005, the USDA has been certifying organic beauty products, but it has no control over the production and labeling of cosmetics and personal-care products—which is the exact problem the Organic Consumers Association wants to remedy with its “Coming Clean” campaign.
9/11/2013
This year marked the inaugural natural beauty pop-up event, A Night For Green Beauty. The event featured enthusiastic green beauty bloggers and fabulous green beauty brands. Here I've compiled a handful of green beauty products that caught my eye from companies La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, May Lindstrom, H. Gillerman Organics and Ilia.
8/20/2012
John Masters Organics has you covered (literally) with its line of citrus and vanilla-scented body wash, body lotion and hair treatment.
5/3/2011
The Herb Companion recently discovered One Love Organics—a company that focuses on making four sustainable beauty products. Comment to enter for a chance to win some of their products.
6/16/2014
Tame frizz with this botanical-rich leave-in conditioning mist from John Masters Organics.
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.
8/25/2008
A kitchen garden offers many benefits beyond saving money.
3/29/2013
These refreshing Numi Organic Tea libations are perfect as we look ahead to the warmer months.
6/30/2008
Natural Home assistant editor reviews natural face scrub from Jurlique.
8/3/2010
From August 4 to 6, Plover Organic will discount its non-sale items to 50 percent off. Plover sells organic cotton quilts, duvets, sheets and crib bedding.
7/31/2012
These three pregnancy skin care products will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.
3/20/2013
This year at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, three new natural products stood out from the rest in the event's annual "Best of the West." Discover a new way to soothe the skin with ozonated oil, a new dipable snack option for kids, and new product to help you fall asleep faster.
8/31/2011
Try these recipes for homemade lunch staples, such as bread, deli meat and condiments.
4/13/2010
A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hopsital in Boston found that drinking one to two glasses of beer, wine or spirits a day can help women keep off extra weight.
8/8/2011
Coyuchi’s baby items, which include bedding, blankets, clothing, and bath basics are made from 100% organic cotton, which feature low-impact dyes and a nontoxic production process, perfect for sensitive skin.
5/24/2012
New nature-inspired brand AFFINA announces the launch of its Seaweaves line of 100 percent certified organic cotton towels
3/5/2013
Lisa’s Organics, the maker of a line of certified organic vegetable frozen side dishes, has combined the highest-quality veggies with chef-inspired sauces that go from freezer to dinner plate in just five minutes.
10/7/2011
SheaMoisture expands on their Organic Raw Shea Butter Baby Collection with two new products formulated with organic ingredients to heal and soothe delicate baby skin.
3/30/2011
'Organic farmers have the right to raise our organic crops without the threat of invasion by Monsanto's genetic contamination and without harassment by a reckless polluter. Beginning today, America asserts her right to justice and pure food.'
3/14/2011
Buying 'natural' cereal could get you a bowl full of GMOs. To keep genetically modified ingredients off your family's table, buy organic.
11/24/2010
Conventional fabrics are doused in chemicals that can make you sick. Choose healthy, organic fabrics made from sustainable materials.
7/27/2010
Brighten up your bathroom with lively organic cotton shower curtains from Amy Butler, VivaTerra and West Elm. Say goodbye to plain white curtains!
7/31/2009
Whole Foods Market commits to verifying it products as free of genetically modified organisms. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains the grocer's commitment to providing natural and organic products.
4/30/2010
Conventional bedding is full of toxic chemicals that outgas while you sleep. Don’t settle for a chemical-laden bed—win an organic bedroom from Lifekind!
5/15/2012
Heather Pyle of CalNaturale explains how she balances traditional winemaking practices with innovative initiative in organic winemaking.
5/15/2012
While I’m by no means a wine aficionado, I do consider myself a wine enthusiast—and my enthusiasm does not discriminate against wine that comes in boxes. Though I may avoid some boxed wines that remind me of early college, boxed
3/4/2010
Buying local sustainable food is now as close as the nearest Wal-Mart.
8/9/2012
Brew up a cup of refreshing iced tea with organic varieties from Numi Organic Tea.
8/26/2011
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.
2/10/2012
Organic cotton fabric leaders Harmony Art and Organic Cotton Plus have received Global Organic Textile Standard GOTS certification.
7/28/2011
Taza Chocolate introduces a new 87% dark chocolate bar to the Stone Ground line – the Taza 87% Bolivian Stone Ground Chocolate Bar.
2/25/2011
While it's almost impossible to completely avoid GMOs, you can minimize your exposure by eating organic and knowing which products are the worst offenders.
6/29/2009
The Organic Exchange released the 2007-2008 Organic Cotton Market Reports—and the top 10 list contains a few surprises. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains more about these organic cotton retailers.
2/8/2011
Concerned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's refusal to stop Monsanto? Here are four steps you can take now.
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.
3/2/2009
Organic Essence now offers lip balms in biodegradable, compostable eco-tubes.
12/17/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a new foaming natural body wash from HollyBeth's Natural Luxury.
8/28/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural hand, nail and cuticle care from Badger Healthy Body Care.
1/23/2013
Higher in antioxidants and key nutrients, organic dark chocolate and wine make for heart-healthy Valentine’s Day gifts.
6/25/2014
Reach for these taste-tested, healthy granola bars next time you need a snack.
6/23/2009
Herb Companion intern Stephanie Nelson shares her favorite recipe for Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi.
11/25/2009
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. 
2/28/2013
Organic gardening connects us with the earth and produces good-for-you food.
5/22/2011
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore gets creative when the raised beds she orders for her garden are too deep.
4/2/2010
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.
6/20/2011
The Environmental Working Group’s 2011 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists help the budget-conscious minimize exposure to pesticides.
2/21/2012
Beaverton Foods’ Inglehoffer organic mustards will now sport a green cap to make the organic line easily identifiable from the original line.
1/29/2013
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Numi has created the Indulgent Pu-erh Tea Collection ($19.99 - $24.99). A handsome, sustainable bamboo box holds a premium sampling of Numi’s innovative, artisanal and delicious organic pu-erh teas — the perfect introduction to this innovative line.
11/27/2012
Organix-South has expanded its TheraNeem Skin Care Line with the introduction of Triple Neem Care Ointment, a great alternative to Neosporin.
4/20/2012
Palmpring introduces its line of hpyo-allergenic, 100 percent organic coconut fiber and natural latex mattresses to health-conscious Americans.
10/5/2011
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
10/14/2008
Are certified organic products worth the price and peace of mind? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tests out USDA organic shampoo and body cleanser.
6/18/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm made from Earth Sisters Herbals. The natural lip balm is made from beeswax, shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin e and soy oil.
7/21/2008
Natural Home assistant editor reviews Eco-Lips' natural lip balm.
6/28/2011
The Natural Home and Garden offices have been overflowing with lotion recently In preparation for a product roundup in our September October 2011 issue, we called in lotions from more than half a dozen companies. With almost two dozen scents
4/18/2011
Replacing paper towels with rags is a super simple step toward sustainable living. Follow these simple tips to get disposable paper towels out of your house. You'll never miss them.
3/9/2011
Use spirulina or wheat grass instead of iffy chemical dyes to turn your beer green this St. Patrick's Day.
11/14/2008
Our friends at Mountain Rose Herbs have been named the 2008 Green Business of the Year in Coop America’s People’s Choice competition. We offer them our heartiest congratulations.
10/15/2008
Nourish Organic Citrus Stick Deodorant may be the best deodorant I have ever used. Unlike conventional deodorants, Nourish is 100 percent natural—with no trace of aluminum in its ingredient list—and is USDA organic.
7/12/2010
With more than 32 designs to choose from, you’re sure to find an organic cotton throw pillow for your home’s décor from Wabisabi Green’s EcoArt pillow collections.
8/17/2009
Natural Home guest blogger Victoria Klein reviews certified-organic fabrics from Harmony Art.
6/19/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews the newest natural shampoo from luxurious beauty company Caudalie.
11/11/2008
With reports stewing of some women suffering chemical reactions after wearing Victoria's Secret bras possibly laced with formaldehyde, the quest for organic fabrics as an industry standard continues.
5/6/2011
A 30-acre organic and biodynamic farm is the beating heart of the thriving 1,000-acre Serenbe community near Atlanta. As more developers integrate agriculture into suburbia, the joys and benefits of farming are becoming available to everyone.
12/18/2009
Jessica discusses her inability to locate eco-friendly bridesmaid dresses made from sustainable materials.
3/23/2009
The Obamas plant an organic vegetable garden on the South Lawn of the White House.
3/12/2009
Jessica talks about the importance of healthy, nontoxic, organic mattresses and how much she loves her Land and Sky Rainforest Mattress from The Natural Bed Store.
11/11/2009
 A study released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September found lead in lipstick at much higher levels than those discovered by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) in a 2007 study.
4/22/2011
Beware of certain produce if you're pregnant. Some pesticides may affect your growing child.
11/12/2009
Follow these tips for using essential oils to make your own organic perfumes.
4/28/2010
Popular fertilizers and mulches can be dangerous to our furry family members. Editorial intern Amanda Thompson discusses ways to make sure your lawn and garden are pet-friendly.
4/30/2014
See how a mother of two young boys saves money on groceries while eating mainly fresh, organic food.
11/21/2013
These gluten-free snacks are ideal for a light breakfast or pre-workout snack.
3/27/2014
Trade your unhealthy conventional potato chips in for one of our picks for best organic chips.
11/7/2011
If there’s a tea aficionado on your gift list this year, look no further than Numi Organic Teas for one-stop shopping.
2/10/2010
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Nicobella Vegan Organic Dark Chocolate Truffles.
6/13/2011
Serve seasonal fruit kebabs with a delicious, homemade raspberry fruit dip!
6/12/2009
Creating premixes of herbs and spices is a great way to give new flavor to your usual dishes.
12/7/2011
You can make delicious, whole wheat tortillas from scratch.
5/12/2011
These little loaves are packed full of protein, vegetables and deliciousness!
11/5/2008
Halloween is over and there are pumpkins still sitting in your living room. What should you do with them? The Herb Companion helps.
8/18/2011
These pressure cooking resources will help you make the most of your pressure cooker. Check out the recipes and recommended cooking times for pressure cookers.
10/31/2008
Assistant editor Kim Wallace shares her sugary-sweet recipe for roasting pumpkin seeds.
8/24/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews all-natural, vegan Hurraw! lip balm's new Black Cherry Tinted Lip Balm and Tinted Cinnamon Lip Balm.
4/4/2011
Feed your family a healthy snack alternative—roasted chickpeas!
3/12/2009
Herbs aren't traditionally used in breakfast dishes, nor is fish. Still, this dish is excellent any time of the day.
3/28/2011
Munch and crunch on nutritious kale chips with this easy recipe!
2/8/2011
One blogger shares her investigation of an elusive culinary herbal blend.
8/3/2010
Ratatouille is a delicious way to preserve a lot of garden produce fast. Also, comment to win a French thyme seed packet.
2/18/2013
This restorative chicken, kale and sweet potato soup recipe is not only nourishing, but colorful and delicious with a hint of smoky bacon.
5/29/2014
Swap conventional flour with a gluten-free blend in this sweet crepes recipe.
7/25/2012
Cool off with a glass of refreshing iced tea with the Mother Earth Living Editors’ Picks of the best iced tea varieties for summer.
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. 
5/9/2012
Stay hydrated with these simple, sweet and refreshing infused water recipes using vanilla, fruit and herbs.
4/6/2010
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.
10/8/2013
Most people double or even triple recipes, but what do you do when the original will already feed your family for a whole week?
7/22/2009
Roast your own coffee beans and steam milk yourself to create a cheap and flavorful cup of coffee.
10/13/2011
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares a family-friendly recipe for spaghetti casserole.
8/11/2010
Editorial intern Samantha Schwartz plans for healthy eating in the Grinnell College dining hall.
5/18/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace introduces a green gardening series on Biodynamic farming based on her trip to DeLoach Vineyards in Sonoma, California. She details the meaning of Biodynamic farming and a field preparation called horn silica 501.
8/13/2010
Guest blogger Jenn Leonard shares her experience with natural lawn nutrition service, Bio Green.
1/15/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Badger Headache Soother Mind Balm, which helps clear sinuses with eucalyptus and peppermint oils while calming your senses with a light touch of lavender.
5/22/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson is attending the Business Alliance of Local Living Economies and reporting on rural economic development strategies.
10/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews an exotic-flavored natural lip balm from Bath By Bettijo.
9/25/2011
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2007 Signaterra Three Blocks Red.
5/10/2011
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore documents the beginnings of her family's organic food garden.
7/22/2013
Not only is neem oil beneficial as a bio-pesticide, but it can actually enrich garden soil. Discover the benefits of neem oil for your garden!
6/16/2011
Guest blogger and novice gardener Shelley Moore plants her vegetable seedlings.
3/31/2011
This seed company recycles magazines to package their organic and heirloom seeds.
7/22/2010
Give the grocery store a rest and try some fresh local food options. Check out the nearest farmer's market, or look into joining a CSA.
6/14/2011
The EWG's 2011 Shopper's Guide tells grocery shoppers which produce items are lowest in pesticides, and which are highest.
6/7/2011
Numi Organic Tea products give more health benefits and less harm to the environment.
7/12/2012
The 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists from the Environmental Working Group helps shoppers limit their pesticide exposure while saving money.
7/12/2011
Fusing green science with time-honoured beauty rituals, Bionée provides certified organic beauty and personal care products for new mothers and babies.
10/5/2011
Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with eco-friendly, organic products.
2/17/2012
Choice Organic Teas is adding four new varieties to its Original line of teas: Premium Korean Green, Decaffeinated Green, Masala Chai and Rooibos Chai.
8/14/2013
Enter Numi Organic Tea's "Create Numi's Next Signature Blend" contest for a chance to create the company's next tea blend and win a trip to San Francisco.
12/13/2011
Imperial Cat has once again expanded its brand of high-quality, eco-friendly cat products to include new holiday themed Scratch 'n Shapes.
3/7/2012
Navitas Naturals is adding Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of organic Navitas Power Snacks. Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks provide a diversity of the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.
8/9/2013
One Degree Organic Foods announces the launch of its sprouted, vegan cereal line featuring 100 percent traceable ingredients.
2/23/2012
Canadian-based RawFoodz launches with a line of organic, raw vegan salad dressings.
8/17/2011
Rishi Tea will be donating a portion of its sales from its Organic Unity Herbal Tea to the National Yoga Month organization.
11/16/2011
PRIMAVERA organic airsprays naturally scent your home using essential oils.
3/1/2012
Urban Moonshine will introduce its new certified organic Energy Tonic at Natural Products Expo West, the industry’s largest event taking place on March 8th.
12/22/2008
With all the wonderful products that walk across our desks here at Natural Home, here are a few that have stood out during the holiday season. Grab these last-minute gifts for your friends, family, or even yourself. And remember: Green is not just for the holidays. Any of these products would be great year round.
7/23/2008
Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.
6/6/2008
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps' fair trade, hemp almond pure castile soaps are a competitive rival to conventional formulas in both moisturizing capabilities and scent.
6/12/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm from Bubble and Bee Organic.
6/18/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews peppermint natural lip balm from EO.
8/31/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Prairie Essence Herbal Garden Lip Balm, a natural lip balm made from a blend of rosemary and herb essential oils.
7/9/2011
Freelance writer and natural beauty expert Kim Wallace feeds her lip balm addiction with Brew, a new natural lip balm from Skincando Luxe.
2/8/2012
Bubble and Bee’s Unscented Organic Lip Balm provides thick, rich moisture for dry, chapped lips with just three simple ingredients.
3/30/2011
Onesta Smooth & Shine Thermal Straightening Crème controls frizz and adds shine to straight hair without the use of sulfates, parabens, synthetic colors and dyes.
3/26/2010
Natural Home assistant editror Kim Wallace reviews Organic Shea Butter and White Tea Shave Cream from Ec-Oooh-Chic by Oohlala.
9/5/2008
Depth products, created by college sweethearts Tim Schaeffer and Korie Johnson, boast 70 percent organic ingredients (including aloe vera and sunflower) and a working relationship with Camp SEA Lab, a non-profit camp in Monterey Bay, California (one of my favorite areas of the country!).
2/9/2011
Sacred Seed Bread delivers the healing power of medicinal seeds in a delicious, homemade loaf.
2/7/2011
The Council of Better Business Bureaus National Advertising Division recommends that Sherwin-Williams modify or discontinue advertising claims that its “Harmony” paint line is completely free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
1/31/2011
The U.S. Department of Agriculture deems Roundup Ready alfalfa safe, leaving organic crops vulnerable to contamination and paving the way for more superweeds.
11/17/2008
My favorite grocery store is the healthiest, how about yours?
12/17/2009
This is the first of a series of blogs about construction of a LEED Platinum-certified home on an organic farm in middle Tennessee.
7/29/2009
Guest blogger Victoria Klein reviews organic cotton and bamboo luxury blanket company Yumi & Laurie. Find out more details on Yumi & Laurie’s current 50 percent off sale!
9/10/2009
Natural Home assistant editor reviews USDA-certified organic natural lip balm from Yes To Carrots.
2/16/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural shampoo from EO.
7/10/2008
Jessica talks about growing herbs on her townhouse balcony. With rising food prices, growing your own is a great way to save.
7/29/2009
Try these tips to green a birthday celebration.
7/2/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz bakes her first batch of organic cupcakes from scratch.
11/23/2010
Try this rich fruit soup with strawberry and lavender lavender from The Garden Bistro in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for a sweet special occasion.
10/18/2011
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.
10/30/2013
Try this perfect pie dough recipe and discover answers to aggravating pie crust problems and pie-making blunders.
6/6/2011
This honey-lavender ice cream recipe is a delicious cure to hot summer afternoons.
10/30/2009
Learn how the Lemon Verbena Lady met her husband at Thanksgiving, along with delicious recipes.
7/25/2011
These cornmeal waffles have a feather-light center, a crispy-crusty exterior, and they partner perfectly with fresh fruit or butter and maple syrup.
11/16/2010
The dried fruit and almonds included in Sun-Maid’s Autumn Apple Pie recipe adds a new fiber- and antioxidant-rich twist on this traditional treat.
1/31/2011
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich. Benefit from all these healthful properties by mixing it with milk.
12/12/2012
Healthy and lightly sweet, these granola bites are perfect for packing in your child's lunch. Make your own with this granola bites recipe.
3/30/2009
Visits to a local college market where they sell herbs and the local salsa man making his sauces and selling his garlic.
5/27/2009
Simple salad dressings provide bursts of herbal flavor to your salad greens.
12/7/2011
Learn to make delicious, hearty, from-scratch, whole-grain hamburger buns with this easy recipe.
11/2/2012
Try this delicious Nectarine Chutney recipe to savor the fresh flavors of fall.
1/25/2010
Bake a delicious chocolate cake next time you throw a party. The secret ingredient? Beets!
11/25/2009
Learn how to get the full flavor of holiday baking without investing in 10 new jars of herbs or spices.
10/17/2011
This simple vegan piecrust can be assembled in minutes.
4/3/2009
Two varieties of the Passover Seder dish charoset. Try it with brown sugar or fragrant spices.
7/5/2011
Besides its delicious flavor, basil offers many health benefits for your body, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
2/11/2011
Simple rosemary mayonnaise makes an exceptional sandwich spread.
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.
6/30/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley plans a green Fourth of July celebration.  
12/29/2009
The Garden Girl teaches you how to make pesto. We've got additional pesto recipes to spice up your pasta.
12/3/2008
Looking for eight ways to jump start your holidays? Try these tips and treats from The Herb Companion. 
4/15/2010
Fresh lilacs are just one of many edible flowers you can enjoy this spring.
9/9/2009
Pumpkin spice lattes usually signifies the end of summer. Learn how to make this delicious seasonal brew.
8/17/2009
The Lemon Verbena Lady celebrates the one-year anniversary of her blog, discusses her favorite herb and shares a recipe for lemon verbena bread.
7/23/2009
Spice up classic picnic recipes with herbs from your own garden.
7/8/2009
For a refreshing change, toss together a salad made with fresh herbs instead of lettuce.
7/31/2009
Beer brewed with herbs is a tasty alternative to traditional malts and hops.
9/9/2009
The latest Herb Society cookbook is by the St. Louis Herb Society. Learn more about it.
3/22/2011
You know what they say about an apple a day: discover the health benefits of apples.
10/23/2009
Save money and waste less! Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson explains how to get the most out of your pumpkins.
2/7/2014
Start eating healthy with our tips from the September/October issue of Mother Earth Living.
10/8/2013
Who says Meatless Monday has to be boring? Try this creamy roasted cauliflower soup recipe for a delicious weeknight dinner.
1/20/2014
This champagne poached pears recipe can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner.
5/4/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
6/7/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
10/4/2010
Leading organic personal-care products company Badger celebrates national Fair Trade Month 2010 one fair trade-certified cocoa butter kiss at a time.
7/10/2009
The launch of Oakley’s first pair of eco-friendly shades keeps Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson on her search for sustainable sunglasses.
12/8/2011
Need a last-minute gift? Pick up one of these eco-friendly gifts for everyone on your list.
9/9/2010
If you’re looking for a healthy and eco-friendly dog shampoo that smells great, then look no further than Olive Bubble + Squeak Herbal Dog Shampoo. This shampoo is USDA approved organic, 100 percent biodegradable and bottled in recyclable plastic.
10/5/2011
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County.
6/14/2011
These home remedies repel ants safely without the use of chemicals or toxins.
7/7/2011
Even something as little as conditioning your hair can help save thousands of acres of rainforest.
12/8/2011
Jovial Foods’ new line of organic, artisan European-style cookies are made with nutritious einkorn flour for a healthier, lower-calorie dessert.
7/8/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural body wash from Kathy's Family.
7/8/2008
Red Roses by BeesWork is a natural lip balm and natural lip tint that gets its color from the alkanet root and its softness from rosehips and evening primrose oil.
8/4/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural shampoo from Eco Nature Care.
2/3/2011
Concerned about Monsanto's Roundup Ready crops and genetic engineering of our food? Let President Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack know.
11/8/2011
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
9/2/2011
Herbal Choice Mari’s vegan, organic, natural hand and body lotions are naturally scented with plant-based oils.
7/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace spots a great deal! Send in your old lipstick to Lavera, a natural cosmetics company, and Lavera will send you a $10 coupon to purchase a new, natural lipstick online!
6/26/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews another natural shampoo in her natural shampoo series: Yes To Tomatoes Tempting Tomato Volumizing Shampoo.
4/20/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Yes To Cucumbers Natural Glow Facial Towelettes.
1/5/2012
Choose chemical-free organic bedding to start off the new year with healthy rest in a healthy bedroom.
8/24/2010
Buck’s Biscuits Gourmet Dog Treats are made with organic ingredients and contain no preservatives, making them the perfect, all-natural dog treat for your furry friend.
8/8/2013
Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.
6/17/2011
This smooth dessert recipe is brightly sweet and refreshing, a perfect break from the heat of the day. Try it with fresh mint or lavender and a hint of cinnamon.
3/22/2011
Ecoike creator Faith Moser shares a healthy, easy and family-friendly muffin recipe!
5/31/2011
Enjoy this recipe for a delicious and moist variation of banana bread, made with almond flour! 
8/11/2011
Try this blue condiment when topping your favorite hamburgers and french fries.
4/26/2011
This sweet cake is the perfect addition to a cup of tea, a brunch or dessert!
9/14/2010
Try this recipe for Greek Chicken Pizza, courtesy Muir Glen.
6/17/2011
Think tropical, flavorful and delectable with this grilled chicken dish! The sauce is a blend of sprightly lime, creamy coconut and spicy ginger.
11/9/2011
This dish gives you the creamy goodness of mashed potatoes without all of the fat and sodium.
9/21/2011
Don't let the fun of football season leave you fatter! Try these low-fat calories are your next tailgate instead.
5/9/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull goes without meat for a month. Try her meatless recipes!
7/28/2011
Tomatoes and watermelon combine in this unique salad with flavors that will wow every part of your palette.
4/1/2011
The Jewish holiday of Passover is just around the corner. Check out these great recipes for a flaver-filled celebration.
11/7/2012
Try Austin baker Kendall Melton's in-demand banana muffins with cinnamon cream cheese frosting recipe.
11/25/2013
This holiday season, serve up a delicious, vegetarian pot pie made with nutrient-rich veggies.
12/10/2013
Learn how to use your leftovers to make the ultra-chic French dish clafoutis. Here we feature both a sweet and savory clafoutis recipe.
12/18/2013
Step up your holiday entertaining with this simple and elegant French Verrine recipe.
5/23/2011
Try these easy and delicious fresh mint-infused recipes for chutney, cucumber salad and fruit dip.
10/27/2011
Baked apple chips are a healthy snack that's simple to make with your kids.
2/13/2013
An easy appetizer and party favorite, baked garlic with rosemary and blue cheese tastes great spread on slices of crusty baguette.
12/16/2010
Serve this easy-to-make caramelized onion-tomato focaccia bread as an appetizer or side to soups and salads.
3/19/2012
This simple, delicious cinnamon apple crisp recipe will have your family "oohing" and "ahhing."
5/26/2011
This tasty recipe for breakfast potatoes is lightly spicy and perfect for weekend mornings.
12/12/2012
Give your palate a break from heavy holiday food with this Crunchy Wild Rice Salad Recipe with Citrus Dressing from guest blogger Stephanie Meyer.
12/15/2010
Impress dinner guests with this easy-to-make creamy tomato and crab bisque.
8/24/2011
Adding recipes like this Vegan Cheesy Lasanga to your meal plan could do more than please your taste buds; it could also save your life.
10/15/2009
We may have found the perfect pineapple sage jelly recipe. Read the recipe.
10/1/2009
You should try the Lemon Verbena Lady's version of a Certo recipe for Herbed Garlic Jelly.
2/2/2010
A Mexican restaurant shares the secrets of chili rellenos ''stuffed chillis'' without the long wait.
8/2/2011
Start the grill and make a deliciously seasoned chicken recipe tonight!
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!
6/24/2009
This recipe is great for summer picnics because it doesn't use mayonnaise. 
7/21/2009
Try this recipe for a tasty, healthy and versatile salad.
6/17/2009
Gorgeous greens and fresh mint make a tasty, healthy, and quick soup.
8/18/2011
Don't let National Peach Month slip away before biting into this juicy fruit and all of its health benefits.
7/17/2009
Soba noodles and sesame oil are both high in nutrients that lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar, making this recipe a must eat.
2/10/2011
Yesterday, The Herb Companion asked its readers for delicious lavender muffin recipes. Your submissions have made us ecstatic. The following recipes include White Chocolate and Lavender Muffins, and Lavender-Lemon Blueberry Muffins.
5/4/2009
To celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo I'm throwing a party featuring some of the special Mexican herbs growing in my garden. Try these four unusual recipes: Black Bean Salsa with Cilantro, Papadzules, Minto Mojitos and Chocolate Banana Burritos!
11/26/2008
The health benefits of whole tart cherries are widely documented – improving sleep, fighting off infection and slowing the aging process. Now there’s a cherry juice not from concentrate – read about CherryPharm and its benefits…
7/22/2009
Got some mint? Try some of these easy-to-make recipes for smooth, rich, dark chocolate mint truffles and candied mint leaves. You'll never wonder what to do with mint again.  
10/20/2009
Use fresh tarragon as the main ingredient in vinegars, salad dressings, and rotisserie herbed chicken recipes to extend its harvest.
4/22/2011
Soothe and soften your feet with this DIY natural spa treatment.
1/18/2011
Some people are not a fan of drinking "boring" water, despite how good it is for you. Add herbal flair to water with this simple infusion recipe.
10/22/2009
Carving pumpkins is an age old tradition, but why do we do it? Learn its origins.
5/9/2011
Does the huge task of cleaning windows leave you feeling overwhelmed? Follow these six simple steps—using inexpensive materials you already have around the house—to get your windows sparkling and streak-free.
1/24/2013
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.
5/12/2011
The Joy of Green Cleaning is a fantastic resource with recipes to clean everything from grout to sheepskins.
3/25/2011
Treat your cat to fresh spring herbs when you whip up this healthy homemade kitty food.
7/7/2011
Fresh basil, cilantro and parsley give this cold, tangy tomato soup fresh summertime flavor. You can make enough soup to feed a crowd in minutes. Enjoy!
6/28/2013
Learn more about our new (and free!) Guide to Homemade Household Cleaners resource app. Make your own natural cleaners with this easy guide.
6/1/2009
Natural Home editorial intern, Kristin Standley, begins an indoor herb garden on her windowsill for fresh herbs year-round.
7/21/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley finds healthy road trip snacks.
10/16/2009
Try these spooktacular treats for your Halloween celebration. We've got mummified hot dogs, terrifying punch and much more.
10/22/2009
Take advantage of what's in season right now.
2/26/2010
This baked pear dessert not only totes health benefits but is very delicious. Serve it warm with honey next time you're the host.
2/9/2010
I offer instructions on how to make a very basic pasta.
11/18/2010
Try this classic Thanksgiving side dish with a yummy fresh herbal taste.
7/10/2009
Try this tasty antipasto as a substitute for a fattening entrée.
1/21/2010
Capsaicin heats up your mouth and your endorphins, so try out a homemade hot sauce recipe.
11/27/2009
There are a lot of leftovers the day after Thanksgiving. Check out the Lemon Verbena Lady's favorite recipe for turkey leftovers.
2/14/2011
Last week The Herb Companion published two reader recipes after a reader callout for delicious lavender muffin recipes on our Facebook fan page. The following recipes include Luscious Lavender Muffins and Agave Lavender Muffins.
9/16/2009
Celebrate the end of the growing season with this recipe one herbie discovered in Italy. 
2/4/2011
Skip the hardy snacks that Super Bowl parties usually provide by replacing them with these great, healthy finger snacks. Trust us, no one will complain.
5/7/2009
Sweet Bay is not just for slow-cooked, savory foods. Try it fresh in desserts and puddings for a spicy flavor.
7/1/2009
Fire up the grill with these four delicious herbs. Also see some great grilling recipes.
7/27/2010
Beat the heat and try this summer-friendly Lemon Verbena Jelly recipe.
12/10/2009
If your holiday’s on a budget, give a gourmet holiday gift like biscotti.
9/24/2009
Celebrate the significance of the autumnal equinox with these harvest recipes.
6/30/2009
For a healthy alternative, try these low-fat and herb-filled summer sausage recipes.
9/8/2009
Learn how to use leftover basil from your summer harvest to create delicious scented basil jellies.
4/15/2011
Skip the chemicals this Easter and naturally color your Easter eggs with herbs and foods.
11/27/2009
A new study shows how freshly cut garlic can help protect your heart. Learn more.
2/25/2010
For natural appetite control, skip your morning bagel and add some rye instead.
1/25/2011
Make your own sweet, soothing elderflower infusion to help naturally alleviate cold symptoms.
7/23/2009
Use these beauty recipes to prevent the summer weather from getting to your skin and hair.
5/22/2009
Ditch the sponge and the harsh chemical cleaners for this natural bathroom and kitchen multipurpose scrubbing cleaner.
7/15/2009
Relieve stressed feet with this easy, do-it-yourself foot treatment.
2/2/2009
Garlic, saffron and parsley take me straight to the Mediterranean.
2/13/2009
Don’t let your lips dry up this winter season, take a few tips and pointers from Janice Cox and make your own lip gloss and soothing balms.
6/10/2009
Learn how to make your own delicious herb-infused honey from the book The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey Handbook (Quarry Books, 2009) by Kim Flottum.
3/11/2011
Coffee may be more beneficial to your health than previously thought. A new study explains the connection of coffee and decrease in stroke risk among women.
10/10/2011
Lemon Verbena Lady has many herbal favorites in the herb garden. The sages were particularly beautiful this season. See some of her favorite salvias and try a recipe for your holiday dinners using the sage that is popular for Thanksgiving.
12/17/2010
Muir Glen's beef short ribs recipe creates a tender, smoky and flavorful dish that will please a crowd.
7/20/2011
This recipe for homemade mango ice cream has the creamy goodness of ice cream and the refreshing taste of sherbet.  Grab a spoon and dig in!
9/2/2011
Bake a delicious treat for your family with this recipe for scrumptious whole wheat banana muffins!
5/21/2014
This moist French yogurt cake recipe is gluten-free and super simple.
3/25/2014
This tomato soup recipe packed with Italian tomatoes is perfect any time of the year.
5/13/2014
Start your morning off right with this breakfast smoothie recipe packed with a serving of fruits and vegetables.
12/5/2013
This Maple-Mustard Chicken recipe is a one-pan wonder and perfect for an easy weeknight meal.
6/4/2014
Serve up these tasty gluten-free muffins and get your morning off to a great start.
10/3/2013
Paneer is a traditional Indian cheese that is versatile, easy to make at home, and requires no special equipment or ingredients.
11/21/2013
Try this Green Smoothie recipe for a yummy, energizing drink packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients.
9/11/2013
Get a jump start preserving basil with these three inspiring ideas.
9/14/2010
Try this recipe for a healthy, hearty bowl of black bean and chorizo chili, courtesy Muir Glen.
11/8/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a creative project to display favorite old family recipes with pictures the people who made them. 
3/9/2010
Enjoy easy comfort food with these three single serving recipes.
3/2/2012
Impress guests by preparing rose desserts. Toss edible rose petals into custards, tea cakes, scones, cookies and ice cream, or make one of our reader-submitted recipes: Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Frosting and Muhallabiyeh.
5/1/2013
Step into summer early with these three delicious summer recipes.
10/26/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a recipe for Sausage Vegetable Stew, a recreation of a soup she enjoyed at In the Red Wine Bar and Cafe in Seattle's Phinney Ridge neighborhood.
1/29/2013
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
10/21/2010
Companion planting can help your favorite plants achieve their full potential.
1/15/2010
The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s a delightful time to curl up with a stack of gardening books and begin planning next season’s harvest.
4/28/2011
It's time to think about decorating your outdoors with eco-friendly funriture, rugs and of course, organic flowers, vegetables and plants.
2/1/2011
Natural Home beauty blogger Kim Wallace reviews Kaylala’s No. 7 Afterglow Rejuvenating Serum, which is made from moisturizing ingredients such as emu oil, organinc evening primrose oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil.
6/24/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz shares her tips for having a green Fourth of July with healthy food and a fun, waste-free atmosphere.
9/19/2013
These six great natural and organic chocolate bars will satisfy your sweet tooth while paying mind to the earth.
10/18/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a simple and tasty recipe for hearty mushroom and leek soup.
6/2/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.
7/1/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace shares her newfound love for farm-fresh eggs after experiencing rich, nutritious eggs at DeLoach Vineyards in Santa Rosa, California.
9/6/2013
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
12/16/2010
Check out this recipe for herbal mini cheesecake snacks, garnished with chives and parsley.
12/20/2010
Please your spicier side with Muir Glen's recipe for savory Braised Chicken with Tomatoes and Peppers.
11/22/2011
My favorite fast food during the hectic holidays? Bread and soup. In the time it would take to get drive-thru on the way home, you'll be sitting down to a bowl of bliss that will warm your heart and soul.
7/28/2011
This pesto goes beyond traditional basil by adding several summer herbs lending complexity and delight to the summer palette.
3/5/2012
Enjoy this blogger's favorite holiday with a healthier version of fish & chips.
4/4/2012
Loaded with coconut, banana, carrot, cinnamon and zero refined sugar, this coconut banana carrot cake recipe will quickly become a family favorite.
8/1/2011
Freelance writer and editor Kim Wallace interviews fellow foodie Lindsay Nixon, author of "The Happy Herbivore" cookbook.
7/26/2011
Avocado, the main ingredient in guacamole, contains many vitamins and minerals that do a body good.
8/11/2010
Because The Herbal Husband is originally from Peru, we like to have tropical plants in our garden. The nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) is one of our favorites. Try my three favorite nasturtium recipes.
9/7/2011
Help ring in another fall season with these tasty treats.
11/16/2010
Sun-Maid’s Quick Side Dish Stuffing combines raisins with warm pecans, stuffing mix and chopped vegetables for the perfect balance of sweet and savory.
7/1/2010
July is National Berry Month! Kick off the start of this month—and celebrate our nation's independence—with this recipe for Red, White and Blueberry Shortcakes, courtesy of Driscoll's.
4/11/2011
Swap out your bottled ranch dressing for this easy and nutritious recipe!
7/19/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull reviews her seafood past along with a couple shellfish recipe from her Pacific Northwest family.
10/18/2010
Celebrate the end of eggplant season with a plate of homemade baba ganoush. Follow this simple recipe and you’ll be on your way to a yummy appetizer or a scrumptious side dish.
3/3/2010
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.
7/26/2011
Reap the benefits of parsley with this Parsley potato salad, a delicious addition to any summer meal.
3/25/2010
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.
8/12/2009
Make this succotash recipe to use up your garden's excess of squash, corn and zucchini.
2/22/2011
Try this Valentine's Day-inspired spicy basil pie recipe for a heart-healthy treat.
4/4/2011
Use leftover corned beef and Serata basil to make these Reuben Sandwiches.
6/24/2010
The spicy flavor of 'Spicy Globe' basil adds a unique taste to many sauces and fresh fruit desserts. Try my delicious 'Spicy Globe' Blackberry Tart.
12/2/2010
This basil appetizer can be made ahead of time. Just mix sauce in a crock pot, add meatballs and cook. They'll be the hit of the party!
10/28/2011
Learn how to make flavored vinegar with tasy herbal, spice, fruit and vegetable combinations.
11/19/2010
These pancakes are tasty and decadent for a frosty fall morning.
3/9/2010
This Saint Patrick's Day, make Irish stew that has many surprising herbs and spices.
7/21/2009
The Frugal Foodie Cookbook (Viva Edtions, 2009) offers excellent recipes and tips for the everyday cook. Here's a recipe for Roasted Garlic, Spinach, and Feta Pizza.
10/6/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull kicks off soup season with this simple carrot soup recipe.
4/21/2011
This simple and delcicious spring soup is sure to be a favorite among kids and adults!
8/24/2011
Fresh ginger will perfume your whole kitchen while this sweet, rich, flavorful soup is cooking.
6/17/2011
This sweet, tart, colorful salsa is a surprisingly complex medley that transforms simple and familiar flavors into something really special—but takes only about ten minutes to prepare.
12/19/2011
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.
7/15/2011
This version of the Scandinavian open-faced sandwich known as smörgås—featuring smoked herring and hard-boiled egg—is crowned with a pinch of fragrant, beautiful, fresh dill.
7/19/2010
Recycle old kegs into beautiful, functional garden planters—guest blogger KyLynn Hull shows you how!
12/15/2010
Enjoy a warm bath with your own homemade herbal bath treasure bag to soothe dry skin, relieve stress or lift your spirits.
12/11/2009
Decorating for the holidays does not have to be complicated. Use our recipes for cinnamon spice and gingerbread cookie ornaments to add simple beauty and fragrance to your home.
4/20/2009
Spring is the perfect time to wild craft gently soothing vulnerary herbs, such as plantain and violet leaf, to make healing oils and salves. Learn more about these wonderful springtime botanicals with useful recipes for infused oils and medicinal salves. 
11/9/2009
Ginger root treats circulatory and digestive systems, coughs, colds, aches and pains. Use it in recipes like Ginger Pumpkin Pie and Indian Lemonade-Ginger Ale.
5/29/2009
Cleaning floors can be a bummer. Brighten up with our two recipes for clean floor success. Learn how to turn old towels into eco-friendly cloth towels for your Swiffer and try our homemade floor cleaner recipe. 
8/6/2009
If it is one thing we can all agree on, it is that having clear, glowing skin is the most important factor to your appearance. Clear skin boosts one’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and certainly makes us all feel good! Learn more about how to obtain clear skin.
12/23/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace bakes vegan, gluten-free shortbread cookies for Santa Claus  
5/10/2011
An update of my mother's pasta salad recipe, adding asparagus, tarragon and sorrel for cold pasta salad with hot nutrition and flavor.
7/25/2012
The fireweed plant is a showy herb native to the northern hemisphere. Use it to make a deliciously sweet Fireweed Jelly or a tea useful in treating constipation.
7/13/2011
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, from a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now. It's foraging season!
7/26/2011
This mojito recipe from a surprising source--a Teahouse--is light, refreshing and not too sweet--perfect for a warm summer evening. It’s made with green tea for guilt-free imbibing.
1/23/2012
Try these intriguing Mashed Potato Pancakes next time you have leftovers to use up!
3/14/2013
Try these three delicious, healthy recipes for a happy St. Patricks Day.
2/17/2011
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.
1/13/2012
The health benefits of kale are greater than those of any other vegetable. Kale provides nutrients that fight off sickness and diseases and has a low environmental impact.
12/28/2009
I had one of the best pork chops of my life last night, thanks to a homegrown hog and Nancy, also known to our blog friends as The Lemon Verbena Lady.
5/5/2011
Happy May 5th. What are you doing to celebrate? If you’re like me, then today is the day to whip up your favorite tacos, snack on sensational salsa and, most importantly, mix yourself some margaritas. This year, why not try the stevia-sweetened mix Sinless Margarita.
12/3/2010
Boost your immune system with KC's delicious chicken immunity soup recipe, made with Avena Botanicals' Immune Soup mix.
1/4/2010
This year, use herbs to maximize your weight loss potential.
4/29/2011
Celiac disease affects more than 3 millions Americans, and yet there is no FDA regulation to monitor gluten-free foods. Discover how you can help fight for a FDA regulation.
1/26/2011
Kale is gaining popularity as a healthy, versatile superfood in the kitchen. Kale can be used for cooking soups, salads, stews and can be eaten raw or cooked.
12/30/2009
Create your own secret ingredient chili recipe.
5/7/2010
Try even more of our favorite, flavorful herb pickling recipes. They only take minutes to make.
5/18/2011
Looking for refreshing drinks to serve to your little one? Use herbs to make drinks the whole family will enjoy!
3/4/2011
Indulge on Fat Tuesday with these three Mardi Gras-inspired recipes. Bring the celebration right to your home.
8/3/2011
As recently discussed on The Dr. Oz Show, watercress is high in iodine and rich in many essential vitamins and nutrients. Eat several servings a week to boost skin health, promote healthy thyroid function and help prevent cancer.
10/19/2011
This scrumptious, all-natural recipe gives you a healthy option your taste buds will love.
12/7/2011
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
2/10/2011
Enjoy any holiday with special homemade herb-and-chocolate treats!
7/8/2009
July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, so celebrate with these delicious ice cream recipes.
8/23/2011
Guest blogger Dani Hurst shares recipes for homemade salsa and vegetable dips.
12/28/2011
Feeling stressed is no fun! Drinking orange juice may help you stay a step ahead of everyday anxiety.
11/23/2010
Enjoy sweet and spicy ginger snaps this holiday season.
10/5/2011
This recipe adds a few of our favorite spices to create a flavorful pumpkin seed unlike any you've tasted before.
8/4/2010
The world's largest garden yields an abundance of fruits and vegetables, some easily recognized, others, a new experience! A mystery herb appeared in our box of organic vegetables this week. What in the world is stevia?
11/19/2010
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. 
4/25/2011
Mayonnaise is a sandwich staple that you can easily make at home. It takes just minutes to make and you can experiment with new and exciting flavor combinations.
12/17/2009
The Lemon Verbena Lady shares her favorite holiday cooking recipes with bay laurel, the 2009 Herb of the Year, and other festive herbs.
2/7/2011
Herbs and cheese go great together in the kitchen and offer an array of flavor. Try our recipes.
10/15/2010
Heavy cream and sherry lend this simple mushroom soup a sophisticated flavor. Enjoy this recipe, courtesy guest blogger KyLynn Hull.
10/29/2009
Herb gardening and natural health products are featured at the annual Expo East in Boston.
3/4/2011
Don't be afraid of breads anymore, well at least whole-grain breads. A new study shows that whole-grain foods that are rich in fiber at may be beneficial to your health.
6/22/2009
Make some iced tea with herbs from your own garden.
6/1/2009
Brighten whites with this bleach substitute.
6/1/2009
The signs of a carpet beetle or moth infestation can be as small as a few holes in a favorite shirt. These herbal repellents and preventative sachets will protect your favorite fabrics.
5/22/2009
Natural, eco-friendly cleaners are great for your family and for the planet. Try our formula for a natural, herbal all-purpose cleaner.
5/22/2009
Making your own natural cleaners is a smart option for savvy-savers.
6/1/2009
Half a lemon and coarse salt is all you need to keep wood cutting boards looking their best.
3/7/2011
Take a look at some recipes for healthier cleaning at home.
3/18/2011
As the weather get warmer and the bugs starts to hatch, stop them from coming in your house with these natural insect repellents.
6/4/2010
Looking for a safe but effective way to deter deer from using your garden as their personal buffet? Sprinkle this plant tonic on their favorite garden munchies.
6/10/2010
Learn how to preserve the fabulous scents from your garden in essential oils to make your own perfume. Enjoy your flowers all year with your personal bottled garden scent.
10/22/2009
Herbal wedding party favors are great for weddings or any parties you’re hosting.
7/21/2009
From flea rinses to natural homemade doggie treats, my dog Addi is living the herbal dog life.
12/8/2009
Keep your home healthy and aromatic for the holidays!
2/11/2011
Hydrate your dry scalp and make you hair shine this winter with these three soothing herbal hair rinses.
5/3/2011
Looking for the perfect gesture of appreciation this weekend? Try these homemade Mother's Day gift ideas.
5/20/2009
Herbal syrups are a wonderful vehicle for immune-boosting, antiviral and antibiotic herbs for use any time of year. Use this simple method to make a powerful tool in the fight against biological baddies.
3/9/2011
Take a look at these exotic herbs that you can add to your garden.
10/2/2009
It's October and purslane is growing abundantly in Texas gardens. Learn more about this herb and discover a Cucumber-Purslane Yogurt Salad.
11/6/2012
Welcome the holidays with two flavorful Thanksgiving herbs. Use lovage in our recipe for Cream of Carrot and Lovage Soup, and sage in our recipe for a delicious Feta-Sage Cornbread.
12/17/2009
Save your throat this cold season with homemade, herbal cough drops.
10/28/2011
Warming winter soup can keep away the winter chill and make us healthier.
3/28/2012
Cut back on sugar at breakfast time with this chocolate cherry breakfast cookie recipe, a perfect alternative to the conventional cereal bar.
1/12/2010
Learn how to process sugar from sugar beets and make your own beet sugar body scrub.
4/29/2011
Erin McIntosh shares a great recipe for a unique nettle biscuit.
1/13/2012
The health benefits of kale are greater than those of many other vegetables. Kale provides nutrients that fight off sickness and diseases and has a low environmental impact.
6/8/2012
Medicinal vinegars are potent and easy to make at home. A strong alternative for children or those with alcohol sensitivities, this is a wonderful option for making and using herbal medicines.
7/8/2010
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it's one that many of us fill with sugars and empty carbs. Start the day off right with this recipe for healthy blueberry bran muffins, courtesy of Driscoll's.
6/11/2010
Try these valuable bug repellent formulas for a weekend in the woods.
12/30/2013
Whip up this simple appetizer in minutes. This Parmesan and Bacon Bites recipe is great for holiday gatherings, although it also makes a great treat during the summer.
10/7/2013
Perfect for fall and full of flavor, this butternut squash soup recipe is a great example of an easy meal made with delicious whole foods.
4/18/2014
This colorful concoction uses vibrant veggies that taste great any time of the year. Whip up this Confetti Cornbread recipe to serve alongside chili, or to enjoy all on its own.
4/25/2014
Whip up a batch of these zesty Mini Lemon Pound Cakes with Bulgur for your next family gathering.
1/28/2014
Delight in these delicious tea recipes in celebration of National Hot Tea Month.
4/2/2014
If you're looking for a fruity cookie that's also high in fiber, look no further than this delicious recipe for Whole-Grain Apple Blueberry Granola Cookies, courtesy Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods.
4/11/2014
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.
3/24/2014
Scottish oatcakes are delicious and crispy crackers that taste wonderful with jam. If you’re looking for a gluten-free take on this traditional treat, check out the following recipe courtesy Bob’s Red Mill.
11/8/2013
Spice up your Meatless Monday with a recipe borne out of fresh produce at the farmers market. Blogger Jennifer Rose uses local acorn squash and baby kale to make a delicious vegetarian meal.
2/6/2014
Spice up your Valentine’s Day with this chili chocolate pots de crème recipe with salted caramel sauce.
11/18/2013
There is nothing better for building community than gathering your friends and neighbors for a soup party. Here are five ideas to help you plan yours.
11/22/2013
Fresh, easy and festive, this Cranberry Orange Salsa recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. Its crimson red color makes it a dazzling holiday appetizer!
9/18/2013
Learn how to make ricotta cheese with guest blogger Pier Jones. For the beginner cheesemaker, ricotta is a surefire confidence builder.
5/2/2014
A meatless dish, Grilled Tomato Polenta tastes excellent alongside grilled veggies and makes a delicious weeknight meal.
12/23/2013
Replace the sugary, salty store-bought version with this wholesome Homemade Chewy Granola Bars recipe.
7/24/2014
This bright green Dhaniya Chutney recipe makes a great dip for guests who can handle the spice.
2/25/2011
Skip the store-bought hand sanitizers. Instead create your own natural herbal hand sanitizers with Aloe Vera and essential oils.
2/18/2011
Learn how to incoporate healthy, antioxidant-rich superfoods into your daily meals.
7/30/2014
Use up your herb harvest to whip together this creamy herb dip recipe in under five minutes and serve it as a dip or use it as a spread for your favorite wraps.
11/14/2011
No one will miss the meat when you serve up fabulous vegetarian versions of Thanksgiving favorites. Try two versions of mushroom stuffing, mushroom gravy or delicious roasted Brussels sprouts this holiday!
7/19/2011
Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than chilled soup. These recipes fill you up while cooling you down.
6/30/2011
Beat the heat with these mint-infused beverages.
9/23/2010
Enjoy a hearty Italian dinner with this recipe for stuffed pasta shells, courtesy of Muir Glen.
7/6/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares her love for beets and explains how to can and pickle beets so they can be enjoyed year-round.
6/28/2010
Natural Home guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares her grandmother's rhubarb pie recipe.
8/9/2011
All too soon the winter months will be here, which is more reason to explore ways to preserve this vibrant and medicinal food to have on hand all year long.
7/28/2011
The Herb Channeler visits the Arboretum Trompenburg in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and finds a movable herbal feast among the trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials.
4/13/2010
Follow these tips to pick the best carrier oils for aromatherapy blends.
1/17/2012
Use nature’s own ingredients to add color and moisture to your lips with this homemade lip tint.
10/31/2011
I love skin care products that have multiple uses. Not only do they stretch your savings, but they offer skin care customization. This multipurpose skin care tea treats nearly all skin types and tastes delicious, too. 
7/26/2011
Create a yummy summertime lip balm with your kids.
2/22/2011
Make a nutritionally rich face mask and a tropical exfoliator to take advantage of all the health benefits of the avocado.
3/31/2011
Follow these recipes for using essential oils and a few simple ingredients to make your own chemical-free cleaning products.
3/7/2012
Here we go back in time to see beliefs and folk uses surrounding Stinging Nettle, how it is most commonly utilized by herb lovers today, along with flower essence information, my own personal favorite uses for this stinging European native, and references for further information.
6/30/2009
Share your favorite fantastic natural beauty tips and DIY treatments with Natural Home magazine. The best tips win a prize!
2/13/2012
Looking for inspiration for meat-free meals? Try these three of my favorite sources of vegetarian meal recipes.
8/13/2013
These three easy and delicious herbal popsicle recipes will help you make good use of an overflowing summer herb garden.
12/29/2009
The Herb Society of America (HSA) was invited by Lake Metroparks Farmpark to decorate a Christmas tree in their main lobby. Learn how they decorated the tree.
11/15/2010
Our cornbread dressing recipe puts a twist on a Thanksgiving dinner menu classic.
10/28/2010
Don’t just throw away pumpkin seeds after carving your Halloween pumpkin! Did you know pumpkin seeds are a very nutritious snack? And now you can use them in a fresh basil pesto.
6/24/2009
Try these three delicious herbal iced tea recipes to cool off this summer in our second part blog about tea.
4/19/2010
The Lemon Verbena Lady is happily finding herbs in her spring herb garden while she remembers favorite recipe to use with each herb.
10/20/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a rich and hearty recipe for potato-vegetable soup.
12/2/2010
Don't throw away that leftover loaf of bread! Use it to make homemade breadcrumbs and croutons. Waste not, want not!
10/15/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a recipe for homemade French Onion soup, a classic favorite.
1/28/2011
These superfoods may prevent degenerative diseases. Check how green tea and blueberries can help fight Alzheimer's disease.
7/1/2011
Research into the potential causes of obesity doesn't lead exclusively to a poor diet and lack of exercise: Environment and exposure to endocrine disruptors can also play a role in weight gain.
1/23/2013
Take advantage of the health benefits of sweet potatoes with these tips.
1/4/2011
One way to fight against animal cruelty in the cosmetics industry is to buy from certified cruelty-free companies. Another is to make your own products at home.
2/1/2012
Super Bowls don't have to leave you in a stuffed, sleepy stupor. Snack on this layered bean dip recipe instead.
1/10/2014
This sensational orzo salad recipe is a definite crowd-pleaser.
3/1/2011
Use your old garden and herb calendars to craft colorful envelopes and stationery. Also, try some of their old recipes, like this St. John's Wort And Lavender Cream.
12/5/2011
Infusing spirits with your favorite herbs and spices is a fun and easy way to stock your bar for holiday entertaining. They also make the loveliest gift for a cocktail enthusiast!
7/17/2014
This travel-savvy Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Bar recipe is high in nutrition and rich in great taste.
5/18/2009
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.
2/12/2013
Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.
3/14/2012
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
12/29/2010
In the South we bring in the new year eating black-eyed peas. You should try my pie—it might even bring you luck wherever you live!
1/16/2012
Colorful Harvest is a specialty produce company out of California and have developed a delicious new corn, Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn.  Guest blogger Ramona Werst created a risotto recipe using 'Spicy Globe' basil and Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn. You can replace the corn with a sweet corn and it will be a tasty dish.
3/27/2012
Drinking tea is the perfect relaxation ritual. Stress less with help from three of my favorite calming tea formulas using calming herbs that can be enjoyed daily.
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!
1/9/2012
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.
2/2/2011
The ground hog may be signaling an early end to winter, but today's a day to stay in with good food, an arsenal of craft projects and a warming bath.
8/6/2012
Hibiscus tea may lower blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension, according to some studies. Make this delicious hibiscus tea recipe to better your health.
12/22/2011
December 25th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season, make these Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts. This homemade gift is budget-friendly, is quick and easy to make and speaks from the heart.
3/28/2012
One guest blogger's special, original recipe prevents illness and quickly helps recover from, or completely ward off, colds, flu and other malaise.
7/11/2011
Deliciously cool off this summer with these naturally-sweetened chocolate ice cream toppings made with fair trade cocoa.
10/14/2010
Cool weather means it’s time to cozy up with a bowl of homemade soup. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares some of her favorite soup recipes—and why she loves soup so much.
10/14/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares an inexpensive and easy recipe for yellow pea soup, a low-fat but tasty vegetarian soup.
5/9/2012
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
7/15/2011
This belly balm recipe is moisturizing and therapeutic.
11/30/2011
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
9/9/2011
The Lemon Verbena Lady has a wonderful harvest of lemon verbena leaves to use in cooking and crafts. She has also discovered a new pest that may be trying to harm her favorite herb.
9/26/2013
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
11/20/2013
Spice up your holiday recipes with the warm spicy notes of Bhakti Chai concentrate in classic pecan pie, cozy egg nog and festive spiced nuts.
3/26/2012
For a nutrition-packed, hearty vegetarian dinner, try these three recipes for one-dish savory dinner pies.
7/11/2012
Craft a refreshing jelly that resembles light floral lemonade or grapefruit juice with the delightful Queen Anne's lace.
8/22/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady goes back to her tried-and-true favorite, lemon verbena, and makes sure to stay prepared for the upcoming fall and winter season. She offers ways to preserve that wonderful lemony flavor so that you can savor it all fall and winter long.
12/11/2011
Lemon Verbena Lady finishes her other holiday-inspired craft, mini spice wreaths. This DIY project is a perfect way to use up those extra holiday spices you may have in your pantry. This project is quick, easy and will fill your house with the aroma of holiday classics.
6/11/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady has been enjoying the 2012 Herb of the Year, the rose, in her garden. In this post, she shares her five favorite roses and instructions for how to make a delectable Rose Petal Jam.


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