Organic Food Guide

Healthy recipes, shopping tips, and ideas for smart eating.

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Canning 101

Berries, tomatoes, and zucchini everywhere! When blessed with too much of a good thing, it’s time to get canning. Here’s how to do it.

The Health Benefits of Popular Seeds

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

6 Meatless Meals for Meat Lovers

Simple, hearty vegetarian dinners that will satisfy even steak-and-potato stalwarts.

Best Apple Recipes

Celebrate fall’s bounty with mouthwatering sweet and savory dishes.

41 Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetarians and meat-lovers alike will fall for these vegetable-driven dishes.

The Best Reusable Bags

Planet-friendly totes carry loads with ease.

The Best Nut Butter Spreads

Break out of your daily grind with one of these five healthy options—the best of 72 jars tested.

The Best Jarred Applesauce

Real Simple popped the tops off dozens of sauces and found four worth spooning up.


Hitting the Farmers’ Market

A Guide to Organic Labels

Organic-food labels may all look different, but their wording is strictly defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Here's what you need to know.