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Maria Rodale

Roasted Squash, Seeds, and Greens Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

If you're looking for a yummy salad that can be a meal in itself--one that's packed with nutrition and flavor--then this is it! You can roast a squ...

My Grandmother's Potato Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

My grandmother's name was Ardath Harter, so I called her "Grama" Harter (she would write her surname with a heart!). I only remember her making thr...

Is That a Rope or a Snake? A Yoga Practice for Clarity and Stability

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher I'm currently in between homes and staying at a friend's cabin buried deep wit...

Non-Mayo Coleslaw

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It's picnic and backyard party season, and where there are BBQs and grilled meats, there MUST also be coleslaw (without mayo!). Something about the...

Eat Clean 25-Minute Dinner: Cod With Bok Choy, Asparagus, and Chile-Lime Dressing

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Stephanie Neal, for EatClean.com Fresh fish, steamed green veggies, and a spicy lime dressing that's DIY: It doesn't get much clea...

Homemade Salmon Niçoise Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

This is a recipe I love to make in the summer for entertaining because it looks fabulous on a big platter. Plus, it tastes absolutely delicious and ...

Gluten-Free Quinoa Tabbouleh

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I love Middle Eastern food, and a good tabbouleh is, well, divine! The world has embraced hummus, but its traditional partner, tabbouleh (or taboul...

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

"Have another Nutter Butter peanut butter sandwich cooooookiiieeee!" For us old-timers, that song sure can get stuck in our heads. But this peanut ...

You Say You Want a Revolution

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

I spend a lot of my emotional, mental, and creative energy at the intersection of acceptance and resentment. Obviously, what this AA quote states are universal truths that are not merely about recovering from addiction.

Why I Read Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

I started reading romance novels in college at my mother's insistence (long-ish story). As a student of women's literature, she declared that I couldn't legitimately receive such a degree without reading the most popular and profitable books by women, for women, about women.

10 Things I Learned from Reading Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

From the very first lines of the very first romance novel I ever read in 1977 (Shanna, by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss), I was hooked: "Night gripped the c...

7 Pro Tips to Help You Declutter Every Room in Your House

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for RodaleNews.com For as long as I can remember, I've kept my schedule packed to absolute capacity. I lik...

Romance Novels 101: The Infamous Book List That Changed My Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels When my mother insisted that I, the snobby academic, read romance novels, I ...

The Most Powerful Word in the English Language: Hope

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2015 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jennifer Probst, author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance I remember I was hanging with my family one afternoon, and we were g...

May Your Hearts Not Break

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger "May your hearts not break..."--A Wish for My Children, Evangeline Paterson I don't remember anyt...

10 Small Steps to Making the World a Better Place

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact
Maria Rodale

Close your eyes and imagine this: You step out of your daily life and into a favorite storybook. You're back with "The Farmer in the Dell," standing in a beautiful green pasture.

Sandie's Hero's Journey

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition After years of research, the writer and...

3 Types of Products That Pollute Our Water

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Here are three types of products you should put a little thought into before purchasing, as the wrong varieties can have lasting, harmful effects on our waterways, our environment, and ourselves.

Björk at the MoMA--Music as Art

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
Maria Rodale

Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows I'm a music lover. But Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk holds a special place in my heart--admittedly a...

Putting Yourself in Parentheses

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger In Nick Hornby's charming and disarmingly thought-provoking new book, Funny Girl, we meet a grou...

A New Great Way to Cook a Whole Chicken

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Paul Kita, food & nutrition editor at Men's Health You'll need a skillet, some mayonnaise, and a brick... Fast food tries to ...

The True Story of the Man Who Invented the Dimmer

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

One of the many things we take for granted these days--our ability to dim the lights to create a romantic mood or the perfect dinner party ambiance-...

50 Things I'm Grateful for About the Earth -- An #EarthGratitude List

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

1. Those little weeds that pop up in the cracks of the sidewalk that, even though annoying to pick, show us just how resilient and powerful nature i...

3 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

The first Earth Day was an inspiration. On that day in 1970, 20 million people turned out to demand the protection and restoration of the earth, air, water, forests, natural lands, and species that support, sustain, and enrich every aspect of our lives.

Happy Earth Day! And Happy #EarthGratitude Wave!

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Since 1970, Earth has had one special day a year when we take a moment and really think about our planet -- through demonstrations, fundraisers, volunteering, river cleanups, and other means of generally bringing our environment front and center.