Food and Recipes
Find recipes and tips for a healthy diet based on local, seasonal eating.
Learn how to get the most from backyards, parks and woodlands by crafting one-of-a-kind cocktails with nature’s bounty.
Get a taste of global cuisine with tips and traditional herbal recipes.
Expand your Italian cooking horizons by growing your own herbs, and finding new uses for parsley, basil, marjoram, and other herbal seasonings.
Try these obvious and not-so-obvious ways to save money and still eat well.
Dedicate a little cooking time on the weekend to quickly prepare nutritious meals throughout the week. Follow our advice, tips and recipes for wholesome dinners, every night.
Great cooking doesn’t have to mean expensive ingredients.
Put a healthful dinner on the table in no time with these four easy recipes.
These six foods are often marketed as "health food," but offer little in the way of nutrition.
Use chef-inspired advice to make satisfying, creative vegetable-based meals—no meat required!
Plant these 13 nutrient-rich, easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables this year.
Add interest to your diet and favorite dishes with these five herbs that are oft-neglected in the kitchen.
Discover some of the key foods that have been proven to increase the feeling of well-being in our minds and bodies.
Dried foods take up less space than frozen or canned foods: learn how to dry carrots to preserve your crop all year.
Drying asparagus to preserve it is best done shortly after harvest; check out these tips for how to preserve asparagus without pickling it.
This tangy herb and vegetable dip recipe is delicious on veggie sticks and crackers alike.
Dehydrating zucchini and summer squash is a great way to preserve your harvest for later in the year.
This carrot-oatmeal cookie recipe makes sweet and flavorful treats, and the carrots add pretty orange flecks to the cookies.
Looking for a recipe for asparagus? This scalloped asparagus dish is cheesy and delicious.
Try this homemade strawberry tea recipe for a refreshing, summery drink with a boost of vitamin C and antioxidants.
Begin your meal with healthy soups to get more nutrients and eat less overall.
Use our tips for sourcing and cooking local foods for a bountiful holiday meal.
Get an energy boost with this mashed sweet potato recipe that is chock-full of potassium.
Use these organizational tips to start creating homemade baby food that is delicious and healthy.
Discover how using a food dehydrator can help you preserve summer's bounty.
Learn the basics of growing greens, making homemade salad dressing, and building delicious seasonal salads with these healthy salads from Mother Earth Living.
The plentiful dandelion plant provides several health benefits, and its leaves can be cooked, incorporated into salads and even infused into wine. Learn all about dandelion with this handy guide to our top related content.
With all the excess sodium and hidden, dangerous preservatives in prepackaged foods, it’s usually a smart (and delicious) option to make your own snacks from scratch. Try some of our favorite, healthy snacking recipes to satisfy your next craving.
Sweets expert Shauna Sever dishes up some important vanilla facts for your next baking project.
Learn how to make tomato basil pistou with herbs for your health.
Get the scoop on the spookiest fruits and herbs of Halloween.
Excite your taste buds with the alternative ingredients found in these four healthy soup recipes—from miso paste to wheat berries.