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Maria Rodale

Now That The Election's Over, Where Do We Stand?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

I am sure you are all wondering what the election results mean for each of you personally, for our company, for our country, and for the world. And my...

The Importance Of Being Kind

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

If there is one thing I've learned from being a mom, it's this: If you or your children are tired or hungry, it's hard to be kind. A certain level of ...

Meals That Heal

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I have finally understood why everyone says being a grandmother is so great...You get all the joy and love without any of the physical pain of giving ...

10 Good Reasons You Should Buy My New Cookbook

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I've officially launched my cookbook, Scratch: Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious. I could pretend that I don't care wh...

On Monarchs, Failure, And Perseverance

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Five years ago, when I first found wild milkweed growing in my garden and decided to let it run free, I was certain that the next summer I would have ...

How To Be An Organic Pioneer

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

This past weekend we celebrated the Organic Pioneer Awards at the Rodale Institute, and it gave me a moment to reflect on the past 70 years and what i...

Fast And Fabulous Zucchini Manicotti

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I love my mother-in-law's Manicotti from Heaven. But the truth is, making the crêpes is the hardest part. And all these videos on Facebook using zucc...

Welcome To My New Home. Come On In!

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Photograph by Cedric Angeles Hi, you might know me from my Maria's Farm Country Kitchen blog and my cookbook Scratch, or as the author of Organic Man...

Maria's Farm Country Kitchen Is Moving! Join Me in My New Location

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Dear friends, loyal readers, strangers among us, and anyone who happens upon this page now (late-summer 2016) or into the long distant future, you can...

Shepherd's Salad, Fresh from the Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

The other night, I went to a Turkish restaurant for dinner and ordered Shepherd's Salad, which is a perfect and refreshing salad for summer. But as I ...

How To Weed--These 10 Tips Are All You Need

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.11.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

The other day, I was driving to work and had to drive around a giant truck spraying herbicide on the side of the highway. OK, I was already in a bad m...

Why Animals Are Smarter than Us

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Maria Rodale

My cat has the life. Her biggest decisions are whether to pee and poo indoors or out, and whether to nap in the basement in the baby carriage (where i...

The Easiest Summer Fruit Pie

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.27.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

The following recipe is from my cookbook Scratch, which comes out October 11. You can pre-order it here now and receive four free gifts from me! Th...

The Gifts of Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, I mentioned that my new cookbook, Scratch, is live on Amazon and ready for pre-order. Well, I wanted you to know that ...

Zucchini Fritters for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.06.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Come summer, zucchini is abundant. But it's also pretty available (and pretty tasty) all year round. I love to shred zucchini and sauté it in butter ...

What Happens When You Stop Fighting Change

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

It's cliché but true: The only constant is change. Look at nature. It's never still. Even rocks, given geological time, move. Or look at kids. One m...

Prevention Magazine and the New (Print) Health Revolution

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The print magazine industry is having a health crisis. Amidst a culture of rampant free content, publishers have cut deals for advertisers and agencie...

12 Exercises for the Soul

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about how we as a culture spend so much time focused on physical exercise--on our physical bodies and our physical ...

Cooking from Scratch Just Got Super Easy!

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

The other day Gary from Prepress walked by my office and told me he'd been prepping my cookbook, Scratch, for the printer and commented that all the r...

It's Time to Have the Conversations

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Lately, I've noticed that there are many people who would rather live quietly and comfortably miserable in their dissatisfaction than muster up the co...

11 Wishes for Mother's Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Maria Rodale

Since I have been a mother for 63 percent of my life, and have raised/am raising three lovely daughters, I would like to take this opportunity to make...

#EarthGratitude Wave 2016: 10 Ways to Show Your Love for the Earth

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.23.2017 | Green
Maria Rodale

What I love about Earth Day is that not only is it a herald of true spring and summer, but it's also a reminder of how we should be treating the earth...

Corned Beef Hash from Scratch, of Course!

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2017 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When I was small, corned beef hash came in a can and was made with perfect little squares of potatoes and corned beef. It's a happy memory: that hash ...

10 Not So Obvious Things You Need to Be a Real (Good) Leader

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.14.2017 | Business
Maria Rodale

Seven years into being CEO, I've learned a lot and grown a lot. I've watched myself and others to see and learn what makes a good leader. And I've obs...

Care and Feeding

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.07.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

You haven't really lived until you've heard the claim "It's not you--it's me." Usually it's in the context of a breakup, and it hurts as much as if so...