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Smart choices… Lasting Impact. Whether it’s a matter of making small ingredient swaps to help you feel better every day or if you’ve committed to incorporating more organic or sustainably-produced ingredients in your diet, we’ll provide tips, hacks, and recipe ideas that will have a lasting health benefit for you, your family, and the planet.

Magic of Organic

The Magic of Organic

Join Real Simple contributors Liz Stanley and LaTonya Staubs on a trip to the beautiful Cascadian Farm home farm in Washington.

The Magic of Organic: How We Grow with Nature

The Magic of Organic: How We Grow with Nature 

Take a trip to the beautiful Cascadian Farm home farm in Washington and learn why their efforts to mimic nature—and other organic farming practices—are good for healthy plants and the planet as a whole.

The Magic of Organic: Enriching the Soil with Cover Crops

The Magic of Organic: Enriching the Soil with Cover Crops 

Take a trip to the beautiful Cascadian Farm home farm in Washington and learn why planting cover crops—and using other organic farming practices—is good for healthy plants and the planet as a whole. 

The Magic of Organic: Innovating for the Future with Kernza®

The Magic of Organic: Innovating for the Future with Kernza®

Take a trip to the beautiful Cascadian Farm home farm in Washington and learn why growing the innovative ingredient Kernza®—and other organic farming practices—could be the key to addressing climate change.

Growing the Community

The Magic of Organic: Growing the Community

Washington State’s Cascadian Farm home farm goes beyond the fields, connecting and supporting their surrounding rural community. Find out how the farm is helping kids learn how organic farming practices affect the planet and the food they eat.

chia seeds

The Health Benefits of Popular Seeds

From chia seeds to flaxseeds, these little wonders are a great nutritional boost.

egg muffins

5 Make-Ahead Breakfasts You Can Actually Eat on the Go

Before running out the door, grab one of these yummy–and nutritious–breakfast options.

Granola

Granola Is the Crumbliest Food Ever–Here Are 9 Ways You Should Be Eating It

Granola this way keeps your Dustbuster at bay.

food container in outdoors setting

How to Pack Your Food for an Overnight Camping Trip

With the warm weather months quickly approaching, it’s time to start making some summer plans. And this year may finally be your year to go camping.

mashed potatoes

I Discovered the Magic Ingredient for Absolutely Epic Mashed Potatoes Without Milk

Here's the truth: Mashed potatoes don't need milk or cream to taste unbelievably good, and this recipe proves it

Veggie dip

4 Healthy (And Easy!) Party Dips Everyone Will Love

Made with vibrant vegetables and better-for-you ingredients, these dips are reason alone to throw a party.

Vacuum seal container

These Genius Vacuum-Sealed Food Containers Help Leftovers Last Up to 5 Times Longer

Plus, they're Alexa-connected and can tell you when your food is about to go bad.

Potato salad

10 Make-Ahead Summer Side Dishes

These cool make-ahead companions to burgers, hot dogs, and steaks will be surefire hits all summer long.

Creamy pasta

4 Rich and Creamy Pasta Dishes That Are Actually Good For You

These better-for-you pastas are loaded with vegetables and flavor. Bonus: they’re beyond easy.

dirty dozen foods

These Are the Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic

Check this out before finalizing your grocery list.

corn

New Uses for Produce

Get inspired by these new uses for apples, lemons, tomatoes, and more.

food

Reusable Baggies Are the Lunchtime Solution You’ve Needed Forever

I'm having a non-soggy sandwich with a side of saving the environment for lunch. *Takes out Stasher bag*

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Fresh Ways to Reuse Things in Your Kitchen

From using ice cream cones as cupcake holders to re-purposing last night’s to-go container as a paint palette,  for old kitchen items offer clever ways to reuse and upcycle—rather than throw out—kitchenware and sitting around the cookspace.