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Cumin-Infused Vegetables and Chickpeas over Quinoa

One of my family’s stand-by meals is the Vegetable Couscous from Jeanne Lemlin’s Quick Vegetarian Pleasures. I’ve mentioned before that I have a …

Parsnip Fritters with Balsamic-Honey Drizzle

1. To make Fritters: Steam parsnips 10 minutes in steamer, or until tender. Transfer to bowl, and mash until smooth. Stir in flour, green onions, and …

Morning Muffins with Quinoa and Flax

1. Combine quinoa, buttermilk, and flaxseed meal in medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes.<p>2. Place raisins in heat-proof bowl, and cover with boiling …

Pumpkin-Pear Bread

A traditional quick bread blend of egg, oil, and milk lightens up this fruit-laced treat.<p>1Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<br>• 1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 …

Cornmeal Pancakes with Pomegranate-Pear Compote

This colorful compote is lightly sweetened with pomegranate molasses, which can be found in well-stocked supermarkets and most Middle Eastern grocery …

Coconut Rice Pudding with Pomegranate Seeds

A sprinkling of pomegranate seeds can add jewel-bright color and sweet-tart flavor to desserts.<p>6Servings<p>Ingredients<p>Coconut Chips<p>2/3 cup large coconut …

Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce Recipe

<b>Chickpea:</b> We’ve got to stop meeting like this.<p><b>Quinoa:</b> Why, when we fit together so beautifully, your Rubenesque form nestled in my bed of tiny …

Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

<i>A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.</i><p>Already knew red grapes and blueberries were packed with antioxidants? New research also shows …

Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

JK Rowling: 'I am prouder of my years as a single mother than of any other part of my life'

JK Rowling has claimed she is prouder of her years as a single mother than any other achievement, as she discloses how she was shunned at church for being “unmarried”.<p>JK Rowling, the best-selling author of the Harry Potter series, said she is “prouder of my years as a single mother than of any …

Holly Bourne's top 10 love stories with a twist

"What is there left to say about love? As a topic of creative exploration, love is unparalleled in its popularity. The result is a constant bombardment of romantic storytelling, telling us what love should be, perhaps instead of what love actually is. We've read so many stories about doomed lovers, …

The Scorch Trials

• <b>Author:</b> James Dashner<p>Read the second book in the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Maze Runner series that is soon to be a motion picture, hitting theaters September 18, 2015, and is perfect for fans of <i>The Hunger Games</i> and <i>Divergent</i>. The first book, <i>The Maze Runner</i>, is now a movie featuring the star of …

Allegiant

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that captivated millions of readers and film fans in Divergent and Insurgent.<p>One choice will define you. What if your whole world was a lie? …

Forsaken

• <b>Author:</b> Keary Taylor<p>It's been four months since Alex gave everything to save Jessica. Life should be perfect; she has Alex, she's been freed of the nightmares, and most of all- she's alive. But some things have changed, some things haven't. That's the problem. Alex still hasn't asked "the …

Clockwork Princess

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Danger and betrayal, love and loss, secrets and enchantment are woven together in the breathtaking finale to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series.<p>Danger intensifies for the …

The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for …