Author: Katherine Arnett

Katherine is a California native, though she has spent time as a student in India and as a teacher in Japan. She attended Humboldt State University on the California coast where she earned her degree in religious studies and a minor in botany. Her love of all things books and reading led her to North Atlantic Books where she is currently working as a marketing intern. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys volunteering at her local library and writing about books on her blog.

Recipe Monday: Green Smoothie Detox

Green smoothies are a great way to get your eating habits back on track after the cookie-filled holidays. The “Queen of Green Hemp Smoothie” from Rawlicious Superfoods by Peter and Beryn Daniel is the perfect recipe to get you started. We recommend this smoothie specifically for its mild flavor—you can work up to the kale and spirulina later! This …continue

Recipe Monday: Hearty Crêpes

Crêpes are the perfect solution to the bounty of holiday leftovers. Whether you desire something sweet or savory, this hearty breakfast crêpe recipe from The Blue Heron Ranch Cookbook is the perfect base for creating a light breakfast or building a hearty brunch. Hearty Breakfast Crêpes Serves 4 – 6 This is one of my …continue

Recipe Monday: Macrobiotic Winter Bean and Kale Stew

Eating a more wholesome and seasonal diet is one the greatest things you can do for your body—and for your planet. This year, make your New Year’s Resolution to source your produce locally. Use Marlene Watson-Tara’s Macrobiotics for All Seasons as your culinary guide for learning how to cook and prepare the season’s bounty. Get started with …continue

Excerpt: Soil Not Oil

As we look forward to the upcoming holidays, we must pause to appreciate what we take for granted: earth’s soil. In honor of World Soil Day, we’re thrilled to provide an exclusive excerpt from Vandana Shiva’s book Soil Not Oil! The most creative and necessary work that humans do is to work with the soil …continue

Recipe Monday: Chocolate Chaga Peppermint Wafers

Do you love to bake for the holidays? Here’s something new to try: the no-bake peppermint wafers from Julia Corbett’s book Raw Cookies. Deliciously raw and gluten free, these cookies are packed with superfoods, making them the perfect treat to share with your friends and family this holiday season. Raw cookies are one of the …continue

Take a Hike Day

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir It’s Take a Hike Day! Here at North Atlantic Books, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than foraging for wild plants and mushrooms. With the return of rain this coming winter, the season for mushrooms is just beginning. …continue