The Benefits of Chaga

Get the health benefits of chaga with a refreshing, healthy iced tea recipe.

Natural Insect Repellent Recipe

Available in two versions, this simple recipe uses geranium essential oil for skin friendly protection against bugs.

Zucchini Quiche Recipe

Pair this summery zucchini quiche with a crisp salad to create an enticing meal.

Seitan Piccata Recipe

Fit healthy meals into your hectic schedule with this quick recipe for Seitan Piccata

Strawberry Mountain Pie Recipe

Raw cashews, tofu and strawberries mingle to create this creamy, delicious pie, perfect for any special occasion.

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.

Pots de Crème Recipe

Add an elegant ending to any meal with this rich and creamy vegan Pots de Crème recipe.

Warming Veggie Soup Recipe

Warming vegetable soups are perfect for casual dinners or quick lunches during fall and winter.

Vegetarian “Liver” Recipe

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

Velvety Carrot Soup Recipe

Enjoy this creamy carrot soup throughout the year. Serve warm during cool fall and winter nights, or cold during spring and summer.

The Nutritious Reasons We Love Coconut Milk

There are a seemingly endless amount of reasons we love coconut milk. Rich in healthful fats, it can convert fat into energy, is loaded with nutrients and can even improve cholesterol. Learn more.

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.

Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

Summer is great for relaxing, sunshine and bountiful harvests. Put your extra peaches, or any other kind of fruit, to good use with this great, easy cobbler recipe.

Fourth of July Picnic Recipes

Serve up refreshing flavor with Cool Cucumber Soup and Avocado Roll Ups. These recipes are perfect for a Fourth of July picnic.

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.

Mango Sorbet Recipe

Make this refreshing, tropical mango sorbet to help you enjoy hot summer nights.

Memorial Day Menu: Vegan BBQ

Satisfy everyone in the family with this complete vegan menu perfect for your Memorial Day get-together.

Mushroom-Nut Burgers Recipe

Mushroom-Nut Burgers are full of flavor and just as hearty as any meat-based burger you’ve ever had.

Baked Apples Recipe

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

Polenta Pizza Recipe

Homemade pizza doesn't have to require yeast-risen dough. Try this gluten-free polenta crust for your next pizza night.

Simple Meal-Plan Hack

Forget starting from scratch each evening: End weeknight menu madness with this wholesome meal-plan hack.

14 Uses for Turmeric

Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.

6 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

The pumpkin is one of autumn’s most beloved foods. Use this health-boosting food in these six sweet and savory pumpkin recipes for fall.

Pumpkin Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe

A healthful fall-flavored twist on the classic carrot cake, this recipe for Pumpkin Carrot Cake Cupcakes with cream “cheese” frosting is grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free.

Grain-Free Granola Recipe

Whip up this batch of chocolate and coconut granola for a grain-free granola recipe that’s packed with healthful nuts and seeds.

Creamy Herb Dip Recipe

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.

Dhaniya Chutney Recipe

This bright green Dhaniya Chutney recipe makes a great dip for guests who can handle the spice.

Yummy Herbal Beverages

Try tasty herbal beverages recipes for strawberry-basil sparkling beverages and a thyme lemonade to make the most of your summer herb garden.

Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Start your morning off right with this breakfast smoothie recipe packed with a serving of fruits and vegetables.

Grilled Tomato Polenta Recipe

A meatless dish, Grilled Tomato Polenta tastes excellent alongside grilled veggies and makes a delicious weeknight meal.

Rosemary Lamb Chops Recipe

Take advantage of farmers market finds this spring and pick up a rack of lamb for these Garlic-Rosemary Lamb Chops.

Confetti Cornbread Recipe

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.

Buckwheat Pesto Salad Recipe

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Scottish Oatcakes Recipe

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.

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.

Sweet and Savory Clafoutis Recipes

Learn how to use your leftovers to make the ultra-chic French dish clafoutis. Here we feature both a sweet and savory clafoutis recipe.

Vegetarian Pot Pie Recipe

This holiday season, serve up a delicious, vegetarian pot pie made with nutrient-rich veggies.

Zesty Cranberry Orange Salsa Recipe

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!

3 Bhakti Chai Holiday Recipes

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.

5 Ideas for Hosting a Soup Party

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.

Perfect Pie Dough Recipe

Try this perfect pie dough recipe and discover answers to aggravating pie crust problems and pie-making blunders.

Under Pressure Dinner

Most people double or even triple recipes, but what do you do when the original will already feed your family for a whole week?

Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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.

Spiced Paneer Recipe

Paneer is a traditional Indian cheese that is versatile, easy to make at home, and requires no special equipment or ingredients.

3 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.

Homemade Buttery Rolls Recipe

Love the taste of buttery super market rolls? Replicate the flavor at home with this homemade buttery rolls recipe.

Spicy Pickled Chard Stems Recipe

This quick Spicy Pickled Chard Stems recipe provides a great way to preserve beautiful rainbow chard stems, embrace root-to-stem cooking, and make use of food that would otherwise go to waste.

Low-Carb Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Guest blogger Char Scace shares her low-carb pumpkin pie recipe to make getting through the holiday season on a low-carb diet a little easier.

Coconut Flour Pancakes Recipe

Try guest blogger Jennifer Robins coconut flour pancakes recipe for a breakfast treat that is gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free!

How to Make Ricotta Cheese

Learn how to make ricotta cheese with guest blogger Pier Jones. For the beginner cheesemaker, ricotta is a surefire confidence builder.

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

Beets are rich in minerals and B-vitamins. Make the most of them with this recipe for a Beet Salad with Goat Cheese.

3 Light Summer Recipes

Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Recipe

Guest blogger Gail Hermenau, garden manager for Planting Hope in Delaware, shares her stuffed squash blossoms recipe.

Discovering Ancient Grains: What is Farro?

Ever wondered: what is farro? Discover the history of this ancient grain, and put it to good use with a recipe for farrotto, a spin on the classic dish risotto.

6 Homemade Cleaner Recipes

Janeen Solberg developed these homemade cleaner recipes more than 10 years ago and still uses them today.

3 Homemade Popcorn Seasonings

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

Delicious Nutritious Barley Risotto

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.

Granola Bites Recipe

Healthy and lightly sweet, these granola bites are perfect for packing in your child's lunch. Make your own with this granola bites recipe.

2 Thanksgiving Staples: Lovage and Sage

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.

The Herbal Harvest: 3 Lemon Verbena Recipes

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.

Discovering the Purslane Plant, Part 3

In this third part of our guest blogger's purslane plant profile, she shares three delicious purslane-infused recipes, including a purslane pesto, a wild-greens salad and a summer soup.

Try This: Lemon Iced Tea Pops

Iced tea pops make fun treats for hot summer days, only they are healthy for the whole family, totally customizable, and packed with herbal goodness you won’t find in store freezers.

Fireweed Plant: Surprisingly, it's Not Hot

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.

Homemade Baby Food Recipes

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.

Make Medicinal Vinegar Extracts

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.

Try This Out: Salty Nettle Chips

These nettle chips are deliciously unique and packed with nutrients. Try this perfectly satisfying salty snack in early spring.

Making Savory Nettle Chips

Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.

Coconut Banana Carrot Cake Recipe

Loaded with coconut, banana, carrot, cinnamon and zero refined sugar, this coconut banana carrot cake recipe will quickly become a family favorite.

Stress Less with Calming Teas

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.

Savory Vegetarian Dinner Pies

For a nutrition-packed, hearty vegetarian dinner, try these three recipes for one-dish savory dinner pies.

Cinnamon Apple Crisp Recipe

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

Stinging Nettle Plant: The Underappreciated Green of the Wild

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.

Recipe Callout: Two Delicious Rose Desserts

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.

DIY: Homemade Lip Tint

Use nature’s own ingredients to add color and moisture to your lips with this homemade lip tint.

Love Your Basil: Spicy Globe Basil Risotto with Ruby Jewel Sweet Red Corn

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.

The Health Benefits of Kale

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.

The Health Benefits of Kale

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.

Last Minute Gift: Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts

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.

My Favorite Christmas Thyme Book and Spice Wreaths: Part 2

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.

Try This Out: Infusing Spirits at Home

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!

Bread and Soup: Using Herbs in Winter

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.

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!

DIY: Multipurpose Skin Care Tea

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. 

Baked Apple Chips

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

Recipes for Calcium-Rich After-School Snacks

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.

Spaghetti Casserole

Guest blogger Faith Moser shares a family-friendly recipe for spaghetti casserole.

What's in a Name? Growing the Best Sage Varieties

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.

Soup Season: Carrot Soup

Guest blogger KyLynn Hull kicks off soup season with this simple carrot soup recipe.

Healthful Tailgating Recipes

Don't let the fun of football season leave you fatter! Try these low-fat calories are your next tailgate instead.

Pressure Cooking Resources

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.

Late Summer Brings Jalapeno Pepper Bounty

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.

The Benefits of Eating Watercress

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.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Start the grill and make a deliciously seasoned chicken recipe tonight!

Cornmeal Waffles

These cornmeal waffles have a feather-light center, a crispy-crusty exterior, and they partner perfectly with fresh fruit or butter and maple syrup.

Mango Ice Cream Recipe

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!

A Vitamin C Super Smoothie

Vitamin C has been linked to lower cataract risks. To help protect your eyes, get your daily dose of vitamin C with this delicious breakfast smoothie.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Basil

Besides its delicious flavor, basil offers many health benefits for your body, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

Can Toxins in Beauty Products Cause Obesity?

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.

The Lazy Gourmet: Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe

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.

Banana Date Bread

Enjoy this recipe for a delicious and moist variation of banana bread, made with almond flour! 

Mini Meatloaves

These little loaves are packed full of protein, vegetables and deliciousness!

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with Low Calorie Margaritas

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.

Herbal Gifts for Mother's Day

Looking for the perfect gesture of appreciation this weekend? Try these homemade Mother's Day gift ideas.

Chocolate Oat Cake

This sweet cake is the perfect addition to a cup of tea, a brunch or dessert!

Green Your Life: Make Homemade Mayonnaise

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.

Sweet Pea Soup

This simple and delcicious spring soup is sure to be a favorite among kids and adults!

Pass Over The Food For Passover

The Jewish holiday of Passover is just around the corner. Check out these great recipes for a flaver-filled celebration.

Kale Chips

Munch and crunch on nutritious kale chips with this easy recipe!