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Maria Rodale

Sausage, Potato and Cabbage Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Sometimes a very simple, easy, healthy, and wholesome soup is what's required--for lunch, for dinner, or for breakfast! (My kids are big on eating s...

You Are What Your Grandparents Ate

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition At some point, you've learned t...

Warning: This Birth Control Product May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families "Was I just unlucky, or is this medical p...

7 Steps for Staying Happy Through the Holidays

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but the holiday season has begun, and just as you have to prepare in advance for a big meal, it's goo...

The Yoga of Fullness

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher Do you know that saying, "Don't tempt the fates"? Well, in my last blog I asserted that a ...

Eco for a Week-O

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Kathleen Oswalt, executive assistant to Maria Rodale I am truly lucky to work in a job that affords me so many different a...

Stepping Toward Happiness

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Maria Rodale

  There comes a point in everyone's life when they need to choose life. As Elizabeth Gilbert writes in her new book The Signature of All Thing...

The Food Industry's Choice

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The food industry has a choice to make: stand with the chemical companies or stand with its consumers.

The Great Divide

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.07.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Here's today's technology quiz, although it's not measuring exactly what you think. Read...

Non-GMO Choices Make Halloween Less Frightful

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Share this graphic from the Non-GMO Project with family and friends to provide a quick reference for avoiding GMOs in Halloween candy this year! by ...

Goose, Barley, and White Bean Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

  One of my earliest memories of my grandmother involves this soup. We lived on the same farm as she and my grandfather (JI Rodale), and her k...

Syrian Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I have a favorite Middle Eastern restaurant that I've been going to for more than 20 years, even as it's changed locations from a house on a street...

The Local Food Project

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

There's an old story that's just starting to be told again in the Ozarks. Or maybe these days it's being told more loudly and by a new generation of young farmers and entrepreneurs. Isn't that the way most stories begin again?

7 Things I Learned About Life from Romance Novels

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure In days of yore, there was a tremendous fear that young, impres...

Spiced Apple Cider Spritzer

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.30.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

A delicious, spicy, autumnal drink for those days when hot is too hot and cool is just right.

This Holiday Season, Give Yourself Less Stress

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Stress is a fact of life, but between Labor Day and January 2, it c...

The Wind-Up Clock Chronicle

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger On April 17, 1915, my late uncle's parents, Tony and Anna Sabatino, selected and purchased furni...

The Future of Seeds: It's in Our Hands

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Megan Westgate, executive director of the Non-GMO Project, and Courtney Pineau, assistant director of the Non-GMO Project We all know humans bei...

Why I Blog: The Top 7 Reasons

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.23.2013 | Media
Maria Rodale

I am my own publisher. My own journalist. My own editorial page. My own restaurant critic and book reviewer. It's never boring. Or if it is, I write a blog about being bored and get all sorts of fun suggestions.

Phone Book Pumpkins

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, designer Mark Kintzel Every year, I receive at least two or three phone books. Seriously, who uses those anymore? They magically ...

Pumpkin Muffins

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.22.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I like my pumpkin a little gingery and filled with spices.

Yoga to Transform a Bad Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher When I was asked to write on this topic, the first thought I had was, "How can I write a b...

Bacteria's Little Secret

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

  by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer We have been colonized, but it's a good thing. Over the course of e...

An Ugly Index

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women
Maria Rodale

I thought I had reached my limit when I saw (and ignored) ads in my Facebook feed promoting "sexy eyebrows." But then I read this: a headline for an article promising insight into what my belly button said about me. That may have actually pushed me to the edge.

What You Really Need to Know About Health Care Reform (aka Obamacare)

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Maria Rodale

  After all the dust settles and democracy returns to sanity, many of us will still be left with a big question: What really is all this healt...