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Entries by Maria Rodale from 12/2010

Organic Connections in Saskatoon

| Posted 12.01.2010 | Healthy Living

When I got an email a month or two after Organic Manifesto came out inviting me to come to Saskatoon and speak at the biannual Organic Connections Can...

Launching Fitbie- in 5 Easy Steps

| Posted 12.02.2010 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Amanda Junker, founding editor of and Senior Editor with the Creative Services group at Rodale Inc. You may have heard th...

Turkey Soup for the Soul

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Huffington Post

Unless you've frozen your Thanksgiving turkey carcass, it's too late to make this soup now. But if you make a turkey for Christmas, or just for any ol...

How to Make Italian Sausage

| Posted 12.06.2010 | Huffington Post

When I first married into an Italian Catholic family, I thought it was downright weird that they would wait to go to church at midnight, Christmas Eve, so that they could come home in the middle of the night and eat sausage.

Spread Joy, Not Trash: Greener Holiday Wrapping Options

| Posted 12.07.2010 | Green

By guest blogger Anna Hackman. Anna is a sustainable consultant, helping businesses to green their profits, and holds a LEED (Leadership in Environmen...

Why I Love Yoga

| Posted 12.08.2010 | Green

I don't talk about yoga that much...maybe because it's a little too important to me. I don't actually think I'd be able to do everything I do without ...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau from The Kathleen Show

| Posted 12.09.2010 | Healthy Living

Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau is in my kitchen today, talking about her warm and gooey food love, a massive media collection of great books and good musi...

How to Make Sober Fruitcake Muffins

| Posted 12.10.2010 | Huffington Post

Who really likes fruitcake? It's a joke, right? But someone must keep eating it, because you can still buy it. Well, I like it, and for a very specific reason.

Death and the Holidays

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Healthy Living

This post is dedicated to Warren and Lisa. Sunday, December 12, 2010, would have been my brother David's 58th birthday. He died suddenly of AIDS two ...

Body Oil Giveaway: To Replenish Inside and Out

| Posted 12.14.2010 | Healthy Living

By guest blogger Joshua Onysko, CEO and founder of Pangea Organics. Winter means a lot of different things to many of us: skiing, the holidays, shove...

How to Cook Savoy Cabbage and Love It!

| Posted 12.15.2010 | Huffington Post

Fooey is savoy cabbage that is boiled and then sautéed with garlic, topped with a crispy anchovy mixture and a fried dried cayenne pepper. It's hot, it's salty, it's cabbage-y and crispy at the same time.

DIY: An Easy Holiday Hostess Gift

| Posted 12.16.2010 | Healthy Living

By guest blogger designer Mark Kintzel I think the great variety of little trees and topiaries available at local florists and nurseries make perfect...

How to Cook a Goose

| Posted 12.17.2010 | Huffington Post

When I think of roasted goose, I think of the holidays of yore, when the only light was from the fireplaces and candles, and we were all living in tune with the rhythms of nature because there was no other way to live.

December Float of the Month: Tangerine-Pomegranate Float

| Posted 12.20.2010 | Huffington Post

Here is a dessert for Christmas that is not only easy and simple (as all floats are) but also much lighter and palate cleansing than a plateful of cookies or a slab of pie.

How to Make Traditional Apple Pie

| Posted 12.21.2010 | Huffington Post

By guest blogger Dana Blinder I come from generations of foodies. My auntie Rae makes a brisket that will knock your yarmulke off and my papa had a b...

2010's Top 10 Farm-to-Table Restaurants

| Posted 12.22.2010 | Huffington Post

These have fulfilled my criteria for a great farm-to-table restaurant: locally sourced organic food, cleanly cooked; not too pretentious; and most important of all, delicious and yummiful.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Erin Ely of

| Posted 12.27.2010 | Green

Erin Ely is in my kitchen today, talking about her organic lifestyle, a hearty and warm favorite go-to meal, and her media obsession. Erin Ely is an ...

How Big, Cheap and Fast Do We Want to Be?

| Posted 12.28.2010 | Huffington Post

By guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics, the world's first certified organic restaurant, and one of the greenest and most p...

Food Gardener Survey

| Posted 12.29.2010 | Green

By guest blogger Laura Vogel. Laura is a second-year fellow in the University of Delaware Longwood Graduate Program. Her thesis research and career in...

Too Busy To Cook?

| Posted 12.30.2010 | Healthy Living

By guest blogger Ayala Laufer-Cahana, MD, physician (pediatrics and medical genetics), artist, serious vegetarian home cook, mother of three active sc...