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A Beginner's Guide to Going Vegan and Living Your Best Plant-Based Life

Once associated almost exclusively with granola-crunching hippies, the vegan diet isn’t nearly as fringe as it was, say, 30 years ago (Beyonce’s …

17 Vegan Versions of Your Favorite Holiday Desserts

Holiday food is delicious, but it can be hard to navigate the classics if you have dietary restrictions. And since baked goods like pie and cookies …

Dessert

20 ISO tips to boost your camera skills

<b>Whether you want to boost your camera’s light sensitivity or shutter speeds, James Abbott reveals how to get more with his ISO tips.</b><p>1. ISO tips: …

Landscape Photography

15 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes That Aren't Just Salads

Because who said vegetarians just eat salad?<p>October 31, 2017<p>Whenever someone transitions to a vegetarian diet, the thing they often wonder is “what …

Healthy Eating

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Less Than 10 Ingredient Vegan Banana Bread

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350° and line a 3-cup capacity baking dish with parchment paper. If you don't have any parchment paper, covering the inside …

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Self-improvement

Good cheeses that everybody — even nondairy folks — can eat

There's a revolution happening in the cheese world, and it doesn't have anything to do with dairy.<p>For decades, vegan cheese has had a bad rap. It was well deserved. Rubbery and often with an aftertaste compared to pencil erasers or Play-Doh, the plant-based varieties just did not stand up to the …

Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers! With Avocado.

Crave a veggie burger. One with Panko-crusted edges - infused with tender sweet potato and creamy, rustic white beans. Tall stacked on a toasted …

Recipes

Five Great Vegan Protein Recipes

“Can you get enough protein if you don’t eat meat?” Ask any vegan or vegetarian and they’ll tell you they hear the protein question lots. Like, …

Healthy Eating

Vegan Latkes and More: 18 Recipes for a Festive Hanukkah - One Green Planet

Hanukkah is here and that means lots of traditions – playing with dreidels, lighting the menorah, and eating lots of fried foods! Hanukkah celebrates …

Recipes

Roasted Red Pepper + Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus - Whitney E. RD

| By: Whitney E. RD<p>With both Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl 50 on the horizon, I was inspired to make a recipe that would serve these incompatible …

These Drugstore Mascaras Are the Kings of Lash Volumisation

Call it a #humblebrag, but I've tried almost every mascara this beauty industry has to offer—it's a perk of the beauty editor job. That means I have …

Makeup

How to Make Fresh Homemade Guacamole - Easy Guacamole Recipe

The Haircuts Our Editors Are Obsessed With For Fall

Hair trends are getting an update this fall and we're sourcing our choice looks straight from Instagram. Gone are the days of taking a ripped-out …

FYI, The Lid On Your Glad Food Container Has A Secret Second Purpose

Now THIS is a game changer.<p>One of the most annoying parts of packing lunch is when you’re making a salad and don’t know where to put the dressing. Those separate, teeny-weeny dressing containers take up space and tend to leak, and pouring dressing into a plastic bag can get messy.<p>That’s why we’re …

Hacking

A Brilliant Way To Cook Sweet Potatoes In Half The Time

So simple, yet so good.<p>The great taste of a perfectly roasted sweet potato is hard to beat. It’s sweet, it’s hearty and it doesn’t even need any seasoning to taste great (though it is always welcome). The problem is, sweet potatoes take a long time to cook. Sometimes, we don’t have the hour it …

Recipes

This Vegan Spice Apple Teacake Recipe is simply divine

Food blogger and author of <i>The Vegan Cookbook</i>, Adele McConnell, creates her stylish, mouth-watering dishes with a wide variety of fresh ingredients. …

10 of the best snacks to eat if you're trying to lose weight

Trying to lose weight but can't stop snacking for love nor money? Luckily, snacking is an effective way of managing appetite levels and preventing overeating at mealtimes. So if you make sure the snacks you eat are healthy, they'll go hand-in-hand with your weight loss plan.<p>"Whether it be a …

Nutrition

Wait, when did vegan treats become so unbelievably gorgeous?

You may have noticed a not-so-subtle shift in vegan desserts lately. Gone are the basic confections from the ’60s and ’70s (tofu pie, anyone?), …

This Product Was the Best-Selling Eye Cream at Sephora Last Week

K-beauty products have a long history of infiltrating our hearts… and our bank accounts. They're known for being unique, innovative, and seriously …

Prabal Gurung

10 Easy One-Pot Vegetarian Dinners for Fall

When you start with a single Dutch oven or skillet, adding a meat-free night to your meal plan couldn't be easier. These warming dinners embrace all …

8 Vegan Brunches That Prove the Meal Isn't All About Eggs

Brunch may be synonymous with eggs, bacon, and buttery hollandaise sauce, but sometimes it’s nice to enjoy a brunch<p>entrée that doesn’t make you want …

8 Sauces to Amp Up Any Meal

Mushroom-Red Wine Sauce<p>You don't need to have cooked a beef roast ot make this full-bodied sauce. The richness comes instead from sautéed mushrooms …

One-Dish Chicken Recipes

We combine America's favorite dinner bird with our favorite way to cook: everything together in one pan for less fuss, easy cleanup, and downright …