Food and Recipes

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

Beyond the Latte: Pumpkin and Health

By Pura Botanica

Pumpkins aren't just a seasonal delicacy! They're also a natural source of vitamin A and the amino acid tryptophan, and contain plenty of other health benefits.

Homemade Pear Butter

Follow these easy steps to create a wonderful pear butter.

3 Delicious Whey Protein Drink Recipes

By Abby Olcese

To improve health as well as build muscles, consider these healthy drinks to make with whey protein powder.

Into the Wild: Foraging in Urban Landscapes

By Amy Zavatto

Learn how to get the most from backyards, parks and woodlands by crafting one-of-a-kind cocktails with nature’s bounty.


Traditional Herbal Recipes from Around the World

By Mother Earth Living staff

Get a taste of global cuisine with tips and traditional herbal recipes.

A Guide to Italian Herb Seasonings

By Rosalind Creasy

Expand your Italian cooking horizons by growing your own herbs, and finding new uses for parsley, basil, marjoram, and other herbal seasonings.

12 Self-Reliant Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

By Michelle Schoffro Cook

Try these obvious and not-so-obvious ways to save money and still eat well.

Cook Once, Eat All Week: Easy Meal Plan

By Tabitha Alterman

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.