Mother Earth Living

Food and Recipes

Find recipes and tips for a healthy diet based on local, seasonal eating.





6/14/2016
To improve health as well as build muscles, consider these healthy drinks to make with whey protein powder.
4/14/2016
Learn how to get the most from backyards, parks and woodlands by crafting one-of-a-kind cocktails with nature’s bounty.
4/14/2016
Get a taste of global cuisine with tips and traditional herbal recipes.
2/16/2016
Expand your Italian cooking horizons by growing your own herbs, and finding new uses for parsley, basil, marjoram, and other herbal seasonings.
12/8/2015
Try these obvious and not-so-obvious ways to save money and still eat well.
10/6/2015
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.
9/10/2015
Great cooking doesn’t have to mean expensive ingredients.
6/3/2015
Put a healthful dinner on the table in no time with these four easy recipes.
4/13/2015
These six foods are often marketed as "health food," but offer little in the way of nutrition.
4/13/2015
Use chef-inspired advice to make satisfying, creative vegetable-based meals—no meat required!
2/17/2015
Plant these 13 nutrient-rich, easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables this year.
2/17/2015
Add interest to your diet and favorite dishes with these five herbs that are oft-neglected in the kitchen.
1/2/2015
Discover some of the key foods that have been proven to increase the feeling of well-being in our minds and bodies.
12/12/2014
Drying asparagus to preserve it is best done shortly after harvest; check out these tips for how to preserve asparagus without pickling it.
12/12/2014
Dried foods take up less space than frozen or canned foods: learn how to dry carrots to preserve your crop all year.
12/12/2014
Dehydrating zucchini and summer squash is a great way to preserve your harvest for later in the year.
12/12/2014
Looking for a recipe for asparagus? This scalloped asparagus dish is cheesy and delicious.
12/12/2014
This carrot-oatmeal cookie recipe makes sweet and flavorful treats, and the carrots add pretty orange flecks to the cookies.
12/12/2014
This tangy herb and vegetable dip recipe is delicious on veggie sticks and crackers alike.
12/11/2014
Try this homemade strawberry tea recipe for a refreshing, summery drink with a boost of vitamin C and antioxidants.
10/7/2014
Begin your meal with healthy soups to get more nutrients and eat less overall.
10/7/2014
Use our tips for sourcing and cooking local foods for a bountiful holiday meal.
10/7/2014
Get an energy boost with this mashed sweet potato recipe that is chock-full of potassium.
9/26/2014
Use these organizational tips to start creating homemade baby food that is delicious and healthy.
8/26/2014
Discover how using a food dehydrator can help you preserve summer's bounty.
1/30/2014
Learn the basics of growing greens, making homemade salad dressing, and building delicious seasonal salads with these healthy salads from Mother Earth Living.
6/6/2013
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.
4/16/2013
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.
1/11/2013
Sweets expert Shauna Sever dishes up some important vanilla facts for your next baking project.
2/23/2011
Learn how to make tomato basil pistou with herbs for your health.
10/1/2007
Get the scoop on the spookiest fruits and herbs of Halloween.
1/1/0001
This recipe for Fire Cider is a hot and zesty immunity booster that can easily be adapted to your taste.
1/1/0001
When you indulge in this Claret Cup Recipe, just as the Roman and Celtic warriors drank borage-steeped wine for courage, it will chase away your worries and fears.
1/1/0001
Excite your taste buds with the alternative ingredients found in these four healthy soup recipes—from miso paste to wheat berries.




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