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Vegan Lasagna! How To Make This Classic Dish Without Meat Or Cheese

Just because her diet is plant-based, that doesn’t mean <i>hot for food</i> blog’s Lauren Toyota eschews comfort food. In fact, she couldn’t live without …

31 Books That Portray Love In A Realistic Way

Because sometimes, love is messy, crazy, confusing, and wonderful – sometimes all at the same time.<p><i>Responses have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

Make This Lentil Potato Soup and Eat It All Week

At the start of the new year I take inventory of my pantry. I check to see what I'm running low on and what staples I need to stock up on or, …

Food

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Risotto is a fine dining staple that, for too long, has been confined to restaurants. The creamy, comforting dish is often thought to be inaccessibly difficult for home cooks. But the truth is that, with the right technique, risotto is easy enough for any cook to make on a weeknight. It comes …

Quick Dill Pickles

<i>Quick dill pickles. And we do mean quick. Not just in terms of how soon they disappear but in terms of how long—or short—you have to wait before you</i> …

Diminutive

The theory of energy chakras: How to balance your sacral chakra

Also known as swadisthana (which translates to ‘your own place’), the sacral chakra rules emotions, sexuality, pleasure, passion, intimacy, …

When eggplant meets tomato, my summer’s made

Southern Italy is deeply fond of eggplant. Throughout the country — but particularly within the regions around and south of Rome — it is fried, stuffed, layered and baked, smoked and pureed and preserved in oil. It is also combined with pasta in a variety of delightfully diverse ways. In Sicily, …

Eggplant

Low-Cal Desserts to Crush Sugar Cravings (Without Sabotaging Your Waistline)

Sugar cravings can strike at any time, so be armed with these simple recipes that are low in calories and made with healthy ingredients. Many are even made without sugar, so they're perfect if you're trying to get a handle on your sugar addiction.

Marketing is All in The Mind: Using Neuro-Marketing to Make Your Message Stick

<i>By: Catherine Plano</i><p>“Logic will get you from a to z… imagination will get you everywhere.”<p>This isn't just a quote by Albert Einstein, but it is a clever tactic used all the time by the world’s greatest novelists, movie-makers, world leaders, orators, advertising execs, and marketing gurus.<p>Now, with …

Good gardening practices are the key to flavorful vegetables

The flavors of garden foods are difficult to describe. Teasing out some of the many familiar compounds that edibles contain is one way. So one might say that sorrel is grassy and lemony, that arugula is mustardy and peppery, and that anise hyssop is minty with a hint of licorice.<p>Food critics …

Gardening

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Vegan Cheddar Cheese Spread + Giveaway

Shares 1.7K<p><i>Smoked Almond Cheddar Spread – a vegan cheddar cheese spread that’s so simple to make. Just 5 ingredients and a food processor are needed</i> …

Vegan Banana French Toast with Caramelized Bananas

Vegan Banana French Toast. Vegan French Toast with Caramelized bananas. Banana and non dairy milk make up the french toast batter. Cooked French …

Breakfast

Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Toast

In a bowl, lightly mash chickpeas, yeast, oil, curry powder, and salt and pepper with a fork. Divide between toast slices, spreading evenly.

Recipe: The Ultimate Vegan Potato Salad

BBQ and picnic season has arrived at last, and with my husband (who is a teacher) having broken up for the summer this week, we’ve certainly got the …

Forget Soybean Products: Here Are 17 Jackfruit Recipes

The veggie kingdom isn’t lacking in meat substitutes, especially with an abundance of tofu stir-fry, tempeh wraps, and seitan roasts. But there’s another meaty stand-in that’s growing in popularity, and it’s not a soybean or wheat gluten product — it’s a FRUIT. The jackfruit‘s flesh is fibrous and …

Sticky BBQ Cauliflower Wings [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

The Ultimate Collection of Vegan Street Food Recipes

June 15, 2017 | Written by<p>You don’t need meat to enjoy a worldly treat, and you also don’t need to leave your kitchen! This list of scrumptious vegan …

10 Delectable Recipes with Creamed Coconut that you'll love

Creamed coconut is an essential ingredient in any Conscious Kitchen. It imparts a luxurious, rich, creamy infusion of tropical delectableness to just …

Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea Curry with Cauliflower, Potato – Gobi Aloo Lobia

This Coconutty Black Eyed Pea stew with Cauliflower and Potatoes is hearty and delicious. Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea Curry with vegetables. Saucepan …

Instant Pot

This tiny garden has been cleverly designed to be big in colour and impact

Less than 600 square yards, it features beautiful borders, a pond and a shed<p>Exuberant planting covers every inch of a compact cottage garden in Kent, …

Vegetarian Lentil Soup Recipe (Low-Fat, Low-Cal and Gluten-Free)

Lentil soup is one of those recipes that should be in every cook's repertoire. Lentils are available in most grocery stores and are high in protein, …

Spiced Vegan Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

This vegan recipe for spiced oatmeal cranberry cookies is thick and chewy, just the way oatmeal cookies should be, and, it has consistently been one …

14 Veggie Burgers That Won’t Crumble on the Grill

Meatless burgers have come a <i>loooonnng</i> way in the last few years. Vegetarians and vegans, y’all ought to be proud. There was a time, not so long ago, when store-bought soy patties were flimsy AF and homemade recipes left you with a crumbled mess after the first hungry bite. Thanks to the smart use …

12 Best Top-Rated Vegetarian Recipes

The most popular vegetarian recipes, and the best vegetarian recipes right here on The Spruce, as rated and reviewed by you!

Grilled Cauliflower Steak with Israeli Couscous and Olives | Recipes

Prepare a grill for high heat. Tear off two 18-inch-long pieces of aluminum foil.<p>Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat and toast the almonds, …

Chai Coconut Milk Vegan French Toast

This vegan French toast is made with crusty bread slices dipped in spiced coconut milk batter and pan-fried to golden perfection.

Breakfast

How to Prepare and Cook Jackfruit, the Latest Vegan Food Trend

Being vegan or vegetarian doesn’t mean your cravings for your old favorite foods just suddenly disappear. But it can be hard to replicate the flavors of the meaty meals you long for. Enter jackfruit. The starchy and fibrous fruit can be used in all kinds of recipes, like pulled jackfruit nachos and …