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Maria Rodale

The Flip Side of Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer Last week I was hurt because of something my husband said to me. I felt hurt, but at the ...

An Organic Guide to Grilling

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

With Fourth of July right around the corner, everyone in America will soon be thinking about grilling. Ironically, I'll be celebrating this year's Ind...

Vegan 'Neatball' Sandwich

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.25.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Gillian Francella, writer, editor, and newly converted vegan Red-checkered tablecloths, laminated-yet-stained paper menus, and bread...

My Bette Midler Playlist -- Top 10 Classics

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

To accompany My Bette Midler Story, I thought it would be nice to put together a playlist of my favorite Bette Midler songs. Many of you, I'm sure, kn...

Fourth of July Superfood Dip Recipe: Cauliflower Ranch

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by the editors at Please don't tell us that you plan on serving chips with some gross dip made from a packet at your Fourth of July coo...

Best of Maria's Farm Country Kitchen: Five Oldies but Goodies

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Can you believe that I've been blogging for seven years now? Since my first post in the summer of 2008, 1,600 blogs have been published on Maria's Far...

You Never Forget Your High School Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger "Love each other dearly always. There is scarcely anything else in the world but that: to love one...

My Bette Midler Story

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Some of you who follow me on social media may have seen a picture or two of me with Bette Midler and wondered, How did that happen? How did she get to...

Yoga for That (Nagging, Aching) Pain in Your Butt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"The science of Yoga is the eradication of sorrows." -- Prashant Iyengar, yoga teacher, author, and son of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar There are some things ...

My Mother's Moist Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Icing

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

From my mother, I learned how to serve an army. She was constantly having to grab a cake out of the freezer when my father unexpectedly brought busine...

Glazed Fresh Blueberry and Strawberry Pie With Whipped Cream

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When the fruit is fresh and ripe and it's hot outside, this dessert is perfection. It's also super easy to make, delicious, and nutritious! The recip...

Friends With Benefits -- Getting to Know Your Gut Microbiome

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When we're hungry, we often hear familiar...

The Slow Old Days

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger When Maria told me the theme for this week was "slow fashion," my first thought was, "What in the ...

Slowing Down Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Marci Zaroff, ecofashion pioneer, founder of Under the Canopy, and president of Portico Brands "Be the change you wish to see in the...

My Top 13 Favorite Slow Fashion Brands

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

I'm happy to report there are a burgeoning number of apparel brands that marry integrity and style, each with their own unique twist on caring for both people and the planet.

From Slow Food to Slow Fashion

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

You may be wondering why fashion integrity matters--because after all, you don't eat clothing. But the truth is, just as with food with integrity, clothing with integrity effects a huge swath of people and places.

Take the Pressure Off

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Elizabeth Comeau, digital editor at Runner's World and Zelle "How far are we going, and how fast?" my mother/runner friend asked me. "I don't kno...

The Already-Colored-In Coloring Book

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2016 | Impact
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jacob Lief, cofounder and CEO of Ubuntu Education Fund and author of I Am Because You Are: How the Spirit of Ubuntu Inspired an Unlik...

Agricultural Nirvana

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.02.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

Nietzsche's obsessions with hardship and trial as paths to enlightenment, just like Homeric and Eastern mythology's, are very much in the spirit of agriculture. And if agriculture has a grail--an odyssey of tribulation and effort--it's organic fruit.

Broccoli Rabe Pizza With Soppressata and an Egg

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.28.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Suzanne Lenzer, food stylist and author of Truly Madly Pizza When it comes to my vegetable garden, I am an unrequited lover. Each ye...

Roasted Squash, Seeds, and Greens Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2016 | 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 squas...

My Grandmother's Potato Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2016 | 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 three...

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

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.08.2016 | 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 withi...

Non-Mayo Coleslaw

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.11.2016 | 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 v...

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

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.07.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

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