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Maria Rodale

Welcome to Rodale's

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Hello, wonderful! Thank you for finding us and joining us on our journey to make the world better (and your life healthier). Big claim, I know. But ...

A Recipe for Great Growth

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director When it comes to growing food, it takes a village. But not the kind of...

Angelina Jolie's Decision

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund When I read about Angelina Jolie's announcement this week, I cringed....

Post Mother's Day Poem

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

Happy Mother's Day To mothers everywhere We know that once they come out There is no turning back And that it all gets harder with age Not easier We...

Renew Your Vitality with a Spring Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer This is a great time to clear away toxins that clutter our bodies. We may no...

Damper and Dip: An Aboriginal Tradition

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Would you try Kangaroo meat?

My Wish

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger For mothers of a certain age, is there one of us alive who hasn't thought, "Wait! Wait!!!! No ki...

A Simple Way to Take Care of Yourself

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Whip out a pen and paper and quickly wr...

Grilled Marinated Eggplant With Mint

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.08.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It's perfect for a party because you can make it in advance. You can cut it into bits and make a nice little appetizer with it, or you can just serve it as a cold side dish.

Grow Your Own Heirloom Grains

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Beautiful to grow and easy to harvest grains: More and more gardeners are discovering just how...

The Only Real Way to End GMOs

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

The other day I was feeling overwhelmed, depressed, and defeated about the whole GMO thing. There is SO MUCH evidence that GMOs, and the chemicals th...

Why We Write Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.03.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I'm currently at work on my eighth novel (!), and I'm finding that each bo...

Foraging for Fiddlehead Ferns

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm As a farmer I revel in spring, with its quick weather changes, cracking buds, chorus of flowers, and d...

Dukkah: A Delicious Australian Dry Dip

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

My first day in Australia I was starving for dinner, but it was only 4:30 and the restaurant in my hotel wasn't open yet. So I went to the "bar" (cou...

How Nature Films Can Save the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for Rodale.com "Mommy, look! Look, Mommy," Della, my little 3-year-old niece, gleefully squealed as she f...

The Search for the Perfect Gardening Apron

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Perhaps because I'm a notorious mess whenever I do anything, I'm obsessed with aprons. I have a kitchen drawer filled with all sorts of kitchen apron...

The iPotty Generation

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.26.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Let's make a few things clear. One, it's been about 19 years since I spent any time trying to pot...

Make Stress a Stranger - Go Outside!

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate April is Stress Awareness Month--although it's safe to say most of us are a...

11 Reasons Why Gardening Is the Perfect Metaphor for Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Last week we had two perfect days of spring weather, sunny and in the high 70s. It was just what we all needed to kick-start our spring selves and g...

The Earth Is Us

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

What you hate is you What you love is you What you destroy is you What you create is you What you kill is you What you give birth to is you Your t...

The Power of Protest

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the wo...

The Dinosaurs in My Backyard

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for Rodale.com All over the United States, people are opening their lawns and gardens to dinosaurs, allow...

It Only Takes Two Days to Kick Salt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Two days. That's all it took. When I was at the spa in Australia, the chefs did not use any salt in their food, so for two days I was salt free. At...

Yoga Twists to Strengthen and Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.16.2013 | Health and Fitness
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher Once, while driving, I reached into the backseat back directly behind me, an...

The Return to America

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Maria Rodale

I'd never been out of the country for three weeks before. I missed my kids like crazy and was happy to come home. But I'd be lying if I didn't tell y...