This travel-savvy Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Bar recipe is high in nutrition and rich in great taste.
Skip the hair dryer this summer with products from John Masters Organics for easy, air-dry styling.
John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.
Fishchoice.com gives seafood buyers access to a database of sustainable seafood suppliers
Reveal fresh, healthy skin with Hugo Naturals Sea Salt and Sugar Scrub in Sea Fennel and Passionflower.
Creating premixes of herbs and spices is a great way to give new flavor to your usual dishes.
New nature-inspired brand AFFINA announces the launch of its Seaweaves line of 100 percent certified organic cotton towels
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.
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.
Sibu Beauty’s Nourishing Facial Cream is made with antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil, perfect for protecting and repairing skin.
One of our readers asked us to help her locate Beau Monde, an ingredient for a tasty holiday dip she used to make in Christmases past. Check out our Beau Monde Seasoning recipe and learn how to use Beau Monde in your cooking.
Rich in essential amino acids, vitamins and nutrients, Seaweed Bath Co. products hydrate the skin and soothe irritation often associated with various skin conditions.
Don’t let the flu, a cold or any aches, anxieties and pains get the best of you this season. With the season already upon us, here are a few herbs, fruits and foods to consider to help relieve your aches, pains and anxiety.
For a healthy alternative, try these low-fat and herb-filled summer sausage recipes.
The average American family spends around $18,000 each year on goods and services. This holiday season, these are the questions we’re asking before we plunk down our own hard-earned dollars.
Remember to look for these key words when buying good, green gifts.
Thinking about finishing up your holiday shopping online? Make sure to check out Earth Moment, a portal that will offset the carbon emitted by your purchase—at no extra cost. Also check out these websites—some of our staff favorites.
Seattle voters rejected a proposal to pay 20 cents per plastic bag at the register.
Magnificent mansions, cooperative living groups, sustainable cities—get a glimpse of what the Northwest has to offer.
Find out who won Project Green Search’s eco-modeling competition.
Create storage and design interest in your home by repurposing existing areas with built-in seating and other furniture.
Third-party certifications are extremely helpful. While you’re out shopping, look for the following logos.
Here’s a list of what foods are in season this spring. You should be able to find the best deals on these items at grocery stores and farmers’ markets this time of year.
The “Cash for Caulkers” home-retrofitting program, known as the Home Star program, is expected to pass the Senate this summer. The bill offers rebates for 13 different types of retrofits, including insulation and air and duct sealing
On the run? Try one of these on-the-go snacks that are both healthful and handy.
A new study shows that low-sodium diets may increase risk of heart-related problems for some people.
Discover 10 natural remedies for allergies from author Michelle Schoffro Cook to make the spring allergy season more tolerable.
Create your own secret ingredient chili recipe.
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.
Former editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence shares the lessons of holiday simplicity she learned as a young, busy, working mom.
Badger’s Damascus Rose Antioxidant Face Oil contains a blend of six moisturizing oils with antioxidant-packed extracts.
Used in water, teas and recipes, True Lemon is made from fresh lemons selected for their superior flavor.
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Pumpkin spice lattes usually signifies the end of summer. Learn how to make this delicious seasonal brew.
Take advantage of what's in season right now.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull details her lack of motivation to jump-start her garden this spring, as well as a few things to help with inspiration!
Manage and reduce holiday stress by focusing on the gift of joy.
'Green' cleaning products are awash with misleading labels and false claims. Always look for a third-party certification to assure you're buying the healthiest, most environmentally friendly cleaners.
Forgo store-bought goods this year in favor of a homemade gift. These homemade Valentine’s Day gift ideas are sure to meet your time, talents and budget!
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.
Climb on board Chicago’s First Lady for an in depth lesson on the city’s stunning architecture as you sail the Chicago River during the Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise.
Tea, salt, vodka, corn starch—even ketchup and mayonnaise—can be used to get your entire house clean. No kidding.
The new USDA guidelines about sodium intake may be daunting, but it is possible to lower your salt consumption and still have delicious herbal meals.
Find allergy relief this spring with these practical tips.
Learn how to make homemade yogurt with this seasonal yogurt recipe.
Enjoy the taste and health benefits of cherries!
The Therapeutic Lifestyle Change program offers a natural treatment plan for depression based on basic biological needs.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explores a new concept in farmer's markets—a floating farmer's market in Seattle's South Lake Union area.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares some of her likes and dislikes of homemade pizza and some of her favorite pizza parlors in the Seattle area.
Learn more about the peanut butter fruit that could be a part of your fruit garden.
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
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.
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull kicks off soup season with this simple carrot soup recipe.
Jessica invites readers to visit her at the upcoming Green Festival in Seattle and the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington.
A spontaneous idea to erect a "spring tree" brings together a neighborhood and community.
For a quick (and inexpensive) burst of color, nothing beats painting the walls. Here’s why it’s worthwhile to make the paint you use low-VOC.
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
Hormone fluctuations the week before your period can lead to cramps, bloating fatigue and mood swings. Prevent PMS symptoms by monitoring your diet and avoiding these six foods.
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.
You can get your whole house fresh and shiny clean with just five ingredients: lemons, vinegar, baking soda, tea tree oil and salt.
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!
This holiday season, avoid the shopping frenzy and make your own gifts straight from the heart. These homemade holiday gift ideas are fun and should cover nearly everyone on your shopping list.
Learn how to cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder using aromatherapy.
Warm up winter with a vegetarian tofu curry.
The depths of winter are officially here, but with a few slight behavior modifications, you can beat the winter blues.
Exercise can boost mental health and help relieve depression as part of the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change’s natural approach to treating depression.
Allergists are seeing the causes of hay fever are already arriving in the midst of a mild winter.
The Houstonian and Hilton Americas Houston offer guests luxury and comfort in green-outfitted accommodations. From intensive recycling programs to energy management systems, these hotels help you to stay green while visiting Houston, Texas.
Join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she visits some community gardens in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia to get you ready for this year's gardening season.
The foods you’re eating could be chipping away at your bone density. Find out which four foods and drinks are eating away at your bones.
Soaking in an Epsom salt bath can help your body easily absorb magnesium, helping to relieve stress, soothe sore muscles and detox your body.
We aren't the only ones who suffer from seasonal allergies. Try a few of these methods to get your pets back to their energetic, playful selves.
Medication isn't your only option for allergy relief. Give these at-home remedies a try.
If you find yourself suffering from seasonal depression as the weather gets cooler, try these herbal remedies for depression as treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
Sleep deprivation and depression go hand-in-hand. Improve your overall health and find relief from depression by maintaining a consistent sleep schedule.
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.
Instead of eating it all now, learn how to pickle asparagus with this easy Spicy Pickled Asparagus recipe and save some for later in the season! Your future self will thank you.
Stopping rumination, or dwelling on negative thoughts, can help relieve depression. Find alternative ways to fill your time—and stay happier!
John Masters Organics Shine On keeps your hair soft and shiny.
Bypass cold and flu season this year with natural remedies, herbal supplements, TLC and a little common sense.
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
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.
Your simply imperfect arsenal for getting the whole house clean--naturally.
Consuming too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, yet most Americans consume more than the recommended amount. Reduce your sodium intake with these seven simple steps.
Treat seasonal depression with bright light therapy, one tenant of the Therpeutic Lifestyle Change's program.
Find inspiration from your local farmer’s markets and experiment with unique, fresh vegetables. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explains her experience.
Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Next time you’re suffering from one, try one of these natural home remedies for headaches and pass on conventional painkillers.
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.
From Los Angeles to Philadelphia, Forbes rates the ten most toxic cities in the United States.