10 Household Essentials for Eco-Moms

Whether you consider yourself an eco-mom or you’re looking for a smart gift for one, these essentials will keep any green household running smoothly.

9 Common Questions About Sleep

Discover simple ways to get a good night’s rest with the answers to these nine frequently asked questions about sleep.

Avocado Salad Parfaits Recipe

Serve these simple salad parfaits for a unique start to any meal. Load them up with your favorite fresh, seasonal produce to enjoy them throughout the year.

Vegetarian “Liver” Recipe

Serve a traditional-tasting pâté during the holidays with this delicious Vegetarian “Liver” recipe.

White Bean Cashew Dip Recipe

A pop of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a hint of cayenne pepper round out the flavor of this delicious White Bean Cashew Dip recipe.

Haymaker’s Switchel Recipe

A refreshing summer drink, this recipe for Haymaker’s Switchel has deep American roots and contains a combination of healthful ingredients.

Baked Apples Recipe

Keep delectable baked apples moist by wrapping them in parchment paper before baking.

Whole-Grain Apple Blueberry Granola Cookies Recipe

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.

Parmesan and Bacon Bites Recipe

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.

5 Tips for a Healthier Halloween

Create a healthier Halloween for your family by choosing secondhand costumes, nontoxic face paints, fair trade candy and smart snacks.

3 Homemade Popcorn Seasonings

Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.

Cinnamon Apple Crisp Recipe

This simple, delicious cinnamon apple crisp recipe will have your family "oohing" and "ahhing."

Beauty Ingredient: What Helps Chapped Lips?

'Tis the season for dry chapped lips. Did you know that your lips do not have oil glands? Because of this, it’s very important to make sure they are protected especially if you plan on being outdoors in harsh weather or wind. Discover what helps chapped lips.

Transformation Tuesday: Trash Turned Giftwrap

Forget the time and money that goes into conventional giftwrap. Use these inspirational ideas to wrap lovely gifts with materials otherwise bound for the recycling bin.

Meatless Monday Recipe: Thanksgiving Specialties

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!

Maximize your Apple Harvest with Sweet and Savory Herbs

It wouldn't be fall without apple pie, cobblers, dumplings, baked apples and my favorite—apple crisp. But don't limit yourself to apple desserts. Create savory apple dishes with the help of these delicious herbs.  

Baked Apple Chips

Baked apple chips are a healthy snack that's simple to make with your kids.

7 Cleansing Foods for a Natural Detox

Naturally cleanse your body with fruits, vegetables and other foods that fortify the liver, bind to toxins and help remove impurities from your body.

4 Health Benefits of Eating Apples

Packed with antioxidants and other healthy substances, apples boast a variety of health benefits, giving credence to the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”

Natural Home Remedies for Dandruff

Is your scalp littered with ugly white dandruff flakes? Skip the store-bought, chemical laden shampoos and treat your dandruff at home with these natural remedies.

An Herbal Dream Come True

One herb lover gets a chance to write her very own blog for her favorite herb magazine, The Herb Companion.

Save Energy with Home Automation Apps on the iPad

Guest blogger Mike Samsel provides an overview on how the iPad and new apps relating to home automation can help you save energy through better control of heating and cooling, lights, window coverings, irrigation and security systems.

Natural Remedies to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Inflammation and the loss of cartilage cause severe pain in arthritis sufferers. Reduce inflammation and relieve arthritis pain with these eight natural and herbal remedies.

Green Your Life: How to Dry and Dehydrate Food

Dehydrated foods are high in nutrients and easy to transport and store, but buying them at the store can be costly. Investing in a food dehydrator can save you money, allowing you to make your own beef jerky, dried fruits and fruit leather at home.

Fall Recipe: Autumn Apple Pie

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.

Green Your Life: Pick Your Own Apples

Now that fall is upon us, try your hand at picking your own apples at a local orchard. Buying local produce is an important step towards greening your life, and picking your own right off the tree is a fun way to do that.

Natural Remedies for Getting Rid of Warts

Warts, which are caused by different strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), can take years to disappear without treatment. Make your warts disappear in record time with these natural remedies!

Fresh Berries Recipe: Blackberry Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a perfect summertime treat. Cold and refreshing, this blackberry gazpacho recipe is a fruity variation of the traditional Spanish soup that makes for a stunning appetizer or side dish.

Green Rookie: After-Christmas Cleanup

Christmas may have passed, but the remnants of the holiday festivities remain—piles of wrapping paper, boxes, and ribbons tangled strands of lights trees losing needles all over the living room floor. Fortunately, cleaning up after another holiday season is easier—and more

Green Apple Recycling Program

Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson discovers the Apple Recycling Program, which is perfect for her aging PowerBook G4 Apple laptop.  

Putting the Garden Back in The Garden Gnome

We're still frosting in Kansas but the herbs have gone on sale, and I'm happy to report that even though times are tough I'm keeping our nurseries in business. Chocolate mint, pineapple sage and lemon thyme are just a few of the herbs I've added so far this spring.

All Wrapped Up

Matts talks about how he will be eco-friendly this holiday season by using green wrapping paper that won't cost him a cent.

My Favorite Green Gifts

Jessica's favorite green gifts for the upcoming holiday season are stylish and eco-friendly.