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The 8 Best Plant-Based Proteins

You don't have to go out of your way each day to consume heaps of meat and poultry in order to feel satiated. In fact, there's a wide variety of …

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This may become your new favorite way to cook portobello mushrooms

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>I love a chef who takes as much care with vegetables as with meat and seafood. And I don't mean he or she can make a mean salad or stir-fry — dishes that, as delicious as they can be, often combine lots of produce into a single mélange. I'm …

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Vegan Pesto You'll Want to Put on Everything

If basil is bursting from your garden and you've always wanted to make homemade pesto, but don't love that it can be high in calories (one-quarter-cup serving is 276 calories), here's a lower-cal recipe that delivers all that fresh, sweet basil flavor, but with fewer calories and no …

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Let Science Teach You The Absolute Best Way To Cook Pasta

Better macaroni through chemistry.<p>Chemists used their noodle so you can prepare your noodle perfectly.<p>In a video posted Tuesday, the American Chemical Society’s Reactions channel boiled down the key points of how to cook pasta just right.<p>You’ve probably picked up pointers in the kitchen already, …

Superfoods for men: 13 vegetables you need to be eating for better health

Sure, pretty much all vegetables are exemplary when it comes to their health profile. But some stand out among the rest.<p>Here are 13 cream-of-the-crop …

How to Create the Ideal Diet for Telomere Heath

Walnuts? Good. Processed meat? Not so good.<p><b>Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. Here, health psychologist Elissa Epel—along with Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, co-authors of the just-released</b> …

8 Healthy Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

I came. I slawed. I concasséd (that’s chef speak for a fancy method of dicing a tomato). And now that I’ve graduated from New York City’s …

Mexico City-Spiced Edamame

Mix kosher salt with lime zest; set aside. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over high; add edamame and cook until hot, 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add …

Perfect Vegetable Stock

In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients with 1 gallon water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook until the …

I’ll say it again: E-cigarettes are still far safer than smoking

Despite evidence suggesting e-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoking, more people than ever believe them to be just as harmful. Professor Linda Bauld discusses the evidence<p>January is a time for New Year’s resolutions and if you’re one of the world’s one billion smokers, your resolution may be …

How to have a dry January (and why it’s totally worth it)

Juice fasting and celeb-style meal delivery aren’t the only ways to give your body a post-holiday reset. The simple act of taking a break from …

Try This Vegan Trick for an Even Creamier Smoothie

Just as important as building layers of flavor in your smoothie is tackling the texture. There is a simple trick that every vegan knows for whipping …

The Right Way to Freeze Basically Everything

We talked to a culinary school professor about how to freeze any food like a pro.<p>Preserving is getting a lot of attention right now: throw a stick and you’re bound to hit a 10 dollar jar of artisan pickles or a jam made from berries you've never heard of before. But the easiest—and most direct—way …

The science of why you might want to kick your diet soda habit

Diet sodas have long been marketed as weight loss tools. The idea is that they allow people to enjoy the sweetness of regular soda, but without all the calories and weight gain.<p>Some scientists, however, are highly skeptical that diet soft drinks, which contain artificial sweeteners, actually …

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24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

What Kitchen Short Cuts Am I Missing?<p>I have owned a food processor for almost a decade but only recently tried out the cheese grater attachment - and instantly felt like a complete idiot for wasting countless hours of my life grating cheese by hand. I am sure there must be many other techniques i …

Pumpkin Pie Bars (No Baking Required!)

Enjoy these two-step vegan pumpkin bars that are so easy to make you'll be wondering why you weren't making them sooner. They are packed with all the …

The vegan athletes who show you don't need meat to be fit

Tanned, lean and with more photos of themselves in tiny outfits shared on Instagram than you've had hot dinners, Giacomo Marchese and Dani Taylor are …

The best reason to eat beans and grains together: They’re delicious

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Much has been written about the classic combination of legumes and grains. There’s a persistent myth involved, though: the idea that you <i>have</i> to combine the two to get a so-called “complete protein,” or protein that contains all the …

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Cage-Free, Free-Range, Pasture-Raised Or Organic Eggs: An Egg-ucation

My son Alex and his girlfriend Natalie have been raising chickens in their backyard for the past five years. So I know that depending on the breed of the hen, the color of a farm (backyard) fresh egg can naturally be white, brown, blue or even green. Alex has also taught me the colors of the egg …

Hilarious Protein Memes Every Vegan Will Relate To

<b>We’ve all been there. You tell someone you’re vegan and are instantly posed with that question: “But where do you get your protein?”</b><p>Of course, it’s …

12 bedtime habits of unsuccessful people

The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. In turn, that'll set you up to effectively tackle the challenges of your day.<p>On the opposite end, as Arianna Huffington told Business Insider, there's a direct correlation between sleep deprivation and an increase in …

Pizza Is Proven To Increase Productivity at Work More Than Money

Can't say no to that cheesy goodness.<p>What could be a bigger motivator than crisp, green dollar bills in the workplace? Obviously, the melty cheesiness of pizza.<p>In his new book, <i>Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations</i>, Duke University psychology professor Dan Ariely detailed a study that …

This Is How You Should Use the First 3 Hours of Your Day

While most companies are yet to get the memo, we're slowly starting to accept that a shorter workweek may actually equate to increased performance. …

Here's How To Make A Week Of Vegan Lunches For $15

11 ingredients + 1 trip to Trader Joe's = 7 easy vegan meals.<p>We set out to put together a DIY seven-day lunch plan with just $15 and one shopping trip. The end result? A week's worth of simple meals that anyone can make — whether you're a devoted vegan, a college student on a budget, or just …

Healthy Eating

A Vegan Edamame + Avocado Bowl That's Even Better Than Poke

<i>My perfect weeknight meal is packed with vegetables and whole foods, fills me up, and tastes delicious — all while being easy enough to put together</i> …

7 cheap and healthy alternatives to foods you love

In fact, it's possible to make nutritious meals and save money on groceries at the same time.<p>If you're trying to cut some of the high-calorie and high-sodium foods out of your diet, here are seven healthy food swaps you can make that won't break your budget.