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Maria Rodale

Like Grandmother, Like Granddaughter?

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.10.2014 | Weddings
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Newlyweds Brad and Angelina, George and Amal aside, I have some questions: What do we think abou...

Calling All Farmers: You Can Help Save the World!

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.09.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

If we truly want to feed the world -- to change the world -- we need both big and small farmers to go organic. In other words, we need all farmers. Everywhere. Switch to organic. People and producers are willing to pay you well and help you succeed. You are not alone!

5 Steps to Sustainable Weight Loss Success

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Don't believe the naysayers who tell you...

5 Easy Steps to Becoming a Woman of Action

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Maria Rodale

My ex-husband once called me a "woman of action." It was not a compliment. Some people like to change their minds a lot. Some people like to get thi...

The Only Thing You Can Really Change Is Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"You can't change other people; you can only change yourself" is one of those lessons I've had to learn over and over again. And then sometimes I fo...

4 Ways to Support Farm-to-School Policies

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Farm to School Month. F...

Nothing Is Easy

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Isaac Newton's law of universal gravitation was right. At least, it feels like it was right. Bec...

If Women Designed Cars

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology
Maria Rodale

If women designed cars, I believe we would combine a lot more practicality with heaps more romance and sex. The idea that women aren't like men in our love of cars is just plain outdated and old-fashioned.

The F-Words

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Selene Yeager, health, fitness and cycling expert and the author of Get Fast: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride ...

An Autumn Walk in the City Playlist

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This playlist might seem a bit New York City centered, but that's because it's where I walk. It's mellow, even a bit melancholy, since autumn and wi...

How Yoga Is Like Apples

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher photos by T. Maxová, shot on the lush grounds of a private retreat located on the...

Give Me Spots on My Apples

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Images of flawless apples seem to be an iconic representation of the fall season. They illustrate the ushering in of colder weather, the new school year, and the changing season.

Apple-Walnut-Clove Mac and Cheese

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Many years ago--more than 30!--I had a boyfriend. Who was a vegetarian. We ended as friends. Years later, I asked him what he learned from me, and h...

Can the War on Cancer Be Won? A Surprising Answer

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I like to talk to patients and ask them how best to explain complicated medical information, so that every individual can have the information he or she needs to make the best decisions for him -- or herself.

Whatever Happened to Carpe Diem?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger From coast to coast, the following is happening in homes across the country: Parents are walking...

Toxic Chemicals Don't Belong in Feminine Products. Period.

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Erin Switalski, executive director of Women's Voices for the Earth I'm impressed to see all of these fun and empowering ads for ta...

21 Ways to Deal with Sadness

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Depression gets a lot of press and attention these days. But sadness is a different thing. Sadness is the feeling that comes from an unhappy event. ...

Defend Your Natural Rights

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Our rights to free speech and religious freedom are among the many fundamental ri...

Light on Iyengar: My Little Yoga Story

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I first started taking yoga 17 years ago. How do I remember that number exactly? Well, I was pregnant with my now 17-year-old daughter and really wa...

I Almost Quit Writing; This Book Is Why I Didn't

Maya Rodale | Posted 11.05.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

Earlier this year, I almost quit writing. The hours are endless, the pay is wildly unpredictable, and writing emotionally driven books is draining.

10 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.04.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

As a parent, we take every little victory we can. So here are my top 10 suggestions for back-to-school breakfasts that are organic and healthy and will put your kids in a good mood to start their day.

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 ...