Food and Recipes

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

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.

Eating Well on 4 Dollars a Day

By Leanne Brown

Great cooking doesn’t have to mean expensive ingredients.

4 Fresh and Fast Weeknight Meals

By Kristine Kidd

Put a healthful dinner on the table in no time with these four easy recipes.

6 Unhealthy Health Foods You Should Never Consume

By Katherine Tallmadge

These six foods are often marketed as "health food," but offer little in the way of nutrition.