Crystal Chen

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Recipe Of The Day: Caramel Corn

Popcorn's pretty great. But caramel-sweetened popcorn, now that's something special. Caramel corn -- and we're not talking about Cracker Jacks here, but the real kind -- is perfectly crunchy, not too sweet, and has a hint of salt to it too. The best way to try <i>real</i> caramel corn is to make it …

Vegan Dessert Recipes That Even Butter Lovers Will Crave

Going vegan can seem like a daunting commitment -- no milk? No eggs? No BUTTER? But, thankfully, there is one thing you definitely don't have to give up on as a vegan: Dessert. Ice cream, cakes, pies and cookies are still all very possible (and 100 percent delicious) on this animal-friendly …

Spice Merchant Cauliflower Couscous + Lemon Posset

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A Monday night magic show.</i><p>Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, step right up and witness the …

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Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …

Nourishing Broth

• <b>Author:</b> Sally Fallon Morell & Kaayla T. Daniel<p>The follow-up book to the hugely best-selling Nourishing Traditions, which has sold over 500,000 copies, this time focusing on the immense health benefits of bone broth by the founder of the popular Weston A Price Foundation.<p>NOURISHING BROTH: An …

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

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A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

Solar Power

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

7 Superfoods You've Never Heard Of

If you were asked to name a superfood, we're betting you might say quinoa. And if you were to rattle off a few more, you might mention goji berries, chia seeds or if it was 2009, acai.<p>The term "superfood" is as overused as its meaning, nutritional powerhouse. Everyone's constantly on the lookout …