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20 Vegetarian Dinners You'll Love This Fall

It's hard to be sad about summer's departure when fall favorites like pumpkin, butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, apples, and more are rolling into …

Upgrade your anti-inflammatory breakfast

Let’s face it. Who has time on a weekday morning to sit down and make themselves a big breakfast? Not many people. If you find yourself bored with your stale toast or cardboard-like breakfast bars, take a mini vacation from your lousy breakfast and start of your morning with a balanced, …

Ginger Lime Shrimp Quinoa with Red Pepper and Yellow Corn

Hope "ya'll" had a great Thanksgiving! We spent the holiday in Paula Deen's hometown, Savannah GA and also visited what I consider to be the South's …

Nut, Quinoa & Chocolate Bars

This recipe picks up where our last post ended – it’s another great way to use nut butter. These bars are very simple and tastes just amazing; rich, …

Recipes

Recipe: Southwest Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Make the dressing:<p>In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and shallot and set aside for 10 minutes. Slowly whisk in the olive oil and honey …

Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you?<p>A few months before she died, my grandmother made a decision.<p>Bobby, as her friends called her (theirs is a generation of nicknames), was a farmer’s …

Patrick Cockburn: ‘An effective terrorist attack requires the complicity of governments’

The prizewinning reporter talks about his famous father, writing with his son and his new book about Islamic state<p>The morning I meet foreign correspondent Patrick Cockburn is, appropriately enough, one that will reverberate in world politics for some time to come. As I step off the train in …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

Boost flavor and slim down at the same time with these surprising salad add-ins.<p>Ever wonder why loading up on salad doesn't always help you slim down? Despite their rep as a diet standby, salads aren't synonymous with weight loss. In fact, many of the usual add-ins don't actually offer much in the …

Nutrition

Oregon's secret surprises

Known primarily for the quirky city of Portland, Oregon is a mostly rural state that holds a landscape diversity to rival anywhere in the US. Big hitter destinations like Mt Hood, Crater Lake, Cannon Beach and the Columbia Gorge get heavy fair-weather traffic but there are plenty of other amazing …

Oregon

Vegan Summer Succotash

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Perfectly fresh, buttery succotash relies on two things: coconut oil and summer's best produce.</i><p>I’m just going to say it: you have to make this recipe. You have to make …

Sautéed Zucchini with Basil Leaves Recipe on Food52

• 10 small zucchini and summer squash, preferably from your garden, cut into 3/8 inch rounds<br>• olive oil or butter<br>• 8 basil leaves<br>• Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper<p>Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil or butter. Once the pan is hot or the butter has stopped foaming add the zucchini. …

Grilled Leeks, Red Onions with Tomatoes and Thousand Island Dipping Sauce Recipe on Food52

• 4 leeks, trimmed of green, root end left intact<br>• 1 large red onion, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds and skin removed<br>• Olive oil<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 5 perfect heirloom tomatoes, Boxcar Willies or Wisconsin 55s work great<br>• toasted sesame seeds<p>For the Thousand Island: Combine all the ingredients …

Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Miso-Ginger Dressing

<i>Weird & Ravenous, a.k.a. Cleo Brock-Abraham and Julia Turshen, are best friends who cook and eat together constantly. And now they're doing this video series for Food52! Follow along, discover new ingredients, and let them show you how to make healthy food affordable.</i><p><i>Today: Watch Cleo and Julia</i> …

Chickpea, Tomato, and Mixed Herb Salad

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A salad as relaxed as the perfect summer afternoon.</i><p>Grain salads are the perfect dish for a relaxed summer afternoon: You don’t have to heat up your house to make …

Superfoods - Walnut Quinoa Salad

6 Foods That Will Add More Umami to Dinner

Umami (pronounced "oo-mah-me") has been grabbing a lot of attention in the food world recently (consider the national expansion of the Los Angeles-based Umami Burger chain and the recent launch of Umami Barbecue). Closer to home, a growing number of grill and pit masters are talking umami in the …