Food and Recipes

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

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.

How to Create Satisfying Plant-Based Meals

By Robin Asbell

Use chef-inspired advice to make satisfying, creative vegetable-based meals—no meat required!

Incredible Edibles: 13 Nutrient-Rich Plants

By Eliza Cross

Plant these 13 nutrient-rich, easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables this year.

5 Uncommon Culinary Herbs

By William Woys Weaver

Add interest to your diet and favorite dishes with these five herbs that are oft-neglected in the kitchen.