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All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Books

15 Salad Recipes For People Who Hate Lettuce

Some folks just don't like lettuce. We get it. Sometimes leafy greens are wilty and wrong, and taste bland in comparison to all the good stuff also found in a salad bowl. In those cases, lettuce is just an annoying obstacle. It feels superfluous.<p>To all you lettuce haters out there, we've got great …

Healthy Eating

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature

Dinner Tonight: Palak Paneer

In celebration of my birthday this year, I went to an Indian restaurant with two of my closest girlfriends. I ordered the palak paneer and naan for the table to share. We scooped the creamy spinach (palak), packed with delicate spices and coating the tender paneer (Indian cottage cheese), with the …

The Big Veg: 50 Vegetarian/Vegan Things to Eat Before You Die

San Francisco is for lovers—and by lovers, we mean vegetarians. Our city is second to none when it comes to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, which …

SF Guide

31 Vegetarian Mexican Recipes So Good You Won't Even Miss the Carnitas

31 meatless recipes, from fried avocado tacos to elote-style corn salad and black bean burritos you'll want every night of the week.<p><b>When you think of Mexican cooking</b>, it's hard not to conjure up images of carnitas, carne asada, beef-filled enchiladas, tacos al pastor ... but finding a Mexican …

Cooking

7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

Cooking

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

Related: 50 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Help You Lose Weight<p>“Cauliflower is amazing because it works with almost every diet out there—vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo—and it’s flavor neutral, so it absorbs the taste of whatever you pair it with,” says Kara Lydon, R.D.<p>Stock up on the fresh stuff (or …

20 Vegetarian Dinners With 5 (or Fewer) Ingredients

How many times have you spotted a mouthwatering meatless recipe only to flee in panic after one glance at the seemingly endless ingredient …

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

Cooking

This Mason Jar Ramen Recipe Will Forever Change Your Lunch Game

Start off by adding your bouillion paste and any other flavorings you desire. Next, add in your vegetables. I put the more dense ones on the bottom and delicate ones on the top (mushrooms, corn, then carrots).<p>Add your cooked noodles to the top and garnish with green onions.<p>Yum! Look how pretty that …

Onions

Julia Child-Inspired Potato Gratin Stacks Are the Perfect NYE Finger Food

<i>The following post was originally featured on Recipe Tin Eats, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>For breakfast with eggs? As party food? As a side for a fancy dinner? The possibilities are endless. And it's just 85 calories per serving!<p>All you need to know is that these are cheesy, creamy and …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

Cooking

Thanksgiving for Everyone: Our Favorite Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes

In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, every food-oriented magazine you flip through, cookbook you earmark and website you scour is bound to have …

Cooking

Pack These 12 Sensational Veggie Sandwiches for Lunch in Honor of National Sandwich Day! - One Green Planet

November 3rd is the day we celebrate one of America’s favorite foods – the sandwich! The sandwich was not invented in America, though, but in …

Cooking