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Maria Rodale

A Yummy Supper for All

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.03.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Any notion of deprivation faded when we stopped worrying about what we can't eat and truly embraced all we can.

For Some, the Key to Losing Weight Is Slowing Down

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCCS While some (especially athletes) thrive on fast-paced, high-intensity workouts, others find the key to weight...

Quick and Yummy Basic Fruit Cobbler, This Time Peach!

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.28.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

I have lots of visions of adding nuts, seeds, ginger, spices and other ingredients on future cobbler toppings, but as with a good pair of jeans or a perfect black dress, one has to get the basics right to put together something great.

Some Favorite Music Revisited

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Last week we honored the sixth birthday of Maria's farm Country Kitchen with a couple of old favorites from the kitchen. Today, I'd like to bring it ...

Dancing... With Benefits

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition While preparing a PowerPoint presentati...

Best of Maria's Kitchen: Crispy Roast Chicken and Gravy

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

This is one of the meals I regularly make for my family. The truth is, not only is it a family favorite because it's absolutely delicious, but also because it's so easy.

A Yummy Gluten-Free Summer Vegetable Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.11.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

There's always that moment in late summer (BOOOOOOOO!!!!!!) when you look in the fridge and discover you have way more vegetables than it's possible...

How to Be a STAR Teacher

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.12.2014 | Education
Maria Rodale

STAR Program students in the garden. by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network As students across the coun...

Yoga for Women

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By Holly Walck Kostura, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "[Yoga teaches us what resources] we have inside us so that we are able to expose...

Best of Maria's Kitchen: Mashed Potatoes from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.19.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

It's so easy I didn't blog about it until last year (when I realized that some of you might want to know). Use this recipe to make a quick, delicious, and comforting side dish for a weeknight dinner or as an essential part of an epic family dinner.

The Prince's Farm: How Prince Charles Is Championing the Organic Movement

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.15.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Not only is the King-in-Waiting a passionate advocate for sustainable farming, but he is also pals with people who are, well, outstanding in their fields -- some of them literally, amidst crops and cows, and others figuratively, with government directorships and research institutes.

Classic Deviled Eggs

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

You know deviled eggs have made a comeback when they're on almost every hipster menu in America.

As You Wish

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Like many people, I have a list of what I call "always-watchable" movies. When I come across...

Your Life, By Bike

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Elly Blue, writer and bicycle activist An excerpt from Everyday Bicycling: How to Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle) Whe...

10 Tips for Those Who Dare to Be Alone

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'm sure many of you already saw or heard reports about the recent study that a majority of people would rather give themselves an electric shock th...

Quick, Thick and Creamy New England Clam Chowder From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.04.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

With some recipes, I struggle for years to get them right before I'll blog about them. This is one of those recipes. I have a postcard from "Bahsto...

Proving Organic Is Good for You

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Increasingly, rigorous scientific research is confirming the wisdom of these intuitive feelings.

Sign Off the Internet and Start Reading Outside

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Stop reading this blog. It's summer and you should turn off the Internet, p...

65 Can't Come Soon Enough

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger A few years ago, I wrote a column addressing what I thought was the nadir of women's self-esteem...

Sometimes You Just Need to Dig a Hole

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Me and the cricket tree. After a recent visit to my garden, I've come to the realization that I'm much more of a landscaper than a vegetable gardene...

Quick and Easy 'No-Cook' Summer Tomato-Mozzarella Pasta

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.29.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I made this up last week when my family and I were all starving and it was hot and I happened to have some fresh organic Rigatoni pasta from the Emmaus Farmer's Market (which was delicious!).

4 Tips for Beating the Greenwashing Game

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

We live in a world where companies use terms like "natural," "botanical," "pure," and "free" when their products are actually full of harmful chemicals.

Chocolate Chip-Oatmeal-Coconut Cookies from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.20.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Continuing with my latest obsession with coconut, I had a hankering for chocolate chip cookies with coconut. And then I thought, "Why not add oatmeal?"

10 Reasons I Love Fútbol (That's Soccer, for Ya'll Americans)

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
Maria Rodale

I'm not going to dwell on why I don't find the big four U.S. sports appealing (football: boring; baseball: even more boring; basketball: the shorts and bad gym smells; hockey: too cold). Instead, I'll focus on what I absolutely love about soccer.

Crossing Life's Finish Lines

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition This is a story about how love can help...