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Pesto Can Heal Your Wounds and Dress Your Salads

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: Who says pesto can't be made with white beans, used as salad dressing,</i> …

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Deliciously Ella: how to swap sugar for naturally sweet ingredients

As some of you may know, I used to be a total sugar fiend, so when I changed my diet, cutting out refined sugar, I really struggled to start with. I still craved sweetness, but I didn’t know how to make healthier versions of my favourite snacks and desserts. I know that in an ideal world we’d all …

10 Ways to Enjoy Grains & Greens

The beauty of a salad of grains and greens is that it's so versatile: It can be as hearty and filling as you like, all the while providing a solid foundation to build off. A squeeze of blood orange on top? Go for it. Thinly sliced radishes? Sounds delicious. Crumbled goat cheese? Yes, please. And, …

Healthy Eating

How to Make a Cheesy, Vegetarian Lasagna... There Will Be Kale (and Collard Greens)

You asked for pasta recipe with greens—we delivered. Here's how to make vegetarian lasagna with kale and collard greens.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers' Choice Week, where we're committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that's you!). As part of the</i> …

Italian Food

Twice-Baked Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>If you’ve got a microwave, you can cook the potatoes in less time, but use the oven for the second bake.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>½ cup sour cream<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh chives<p>1 …

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Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

6 Servings<p>A vegetarian twist on a Chinese take-out standard, these sprouts deliver crunch, spice, and zing.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved<p>5 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>3 garlic cloves, finely …

Food & Dining

The best quinoa recipes

It's quick. And it's so healthy, scientists reckon a bowl every day could save your life. But most importantly, it's delicious in everything from a salad to pilaff<p>It's not a good idea to tell me I 'must try' something. I am fashion-averse. Sarah Lund had disappeared in a hail of gunfire (and her …

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National Vegetarian Week: the best recipes

National Vegetarian Week starts today, so why not try one of these delicious meat-free meals?<p>These dishes are full of flavour, texture and colour so you won't feel like you're missing out on anything at all.<p>The best vegetarian recipes<p>Mac and three cheeses recipe<p>Tomato, ricotta and sage …

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Skin-Boosting Foods To Give You A Spring Glow (And Keep The Wrinkles At Bay)

When it comes to your skin, the phrase "you are what you eat" couldn't be more true.<p>With that in mind, it'll come as no surprise that eating fatty …

How To Cook With Herbs: A Handy Guide For Vegetarians and Vegans

Did you know that dill and carrots are a foodie match made in heaven? Or that aubergines and mint are the cat's pyjamas?<p>Let us treat your befuddled …

Chicken Sausage Meatball and Broccoli Pasta Bowl + Virago

<i>Today: Don't overthink it. Pair a nourishing bowl of pasta with a just-sweet-enough cocktail for dinner tonight.</i><p>Don't get us wrong, we love to experiment in the kitchen. We could spend hours poring over cookbooks (which we often do) and mixing together different flavors and textures. But a good …

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Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Why Meat Free Week won't work

You can understand why Meat Free Week [MFW] is formulated as it is. From foreign aid to cancer research budgets, people seem incapable of engaging practically with any serious issue unless it comes packaged as a fun national event in which they can take on a challenge, raise money for charity and …

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Better Than Takeout: Vadouvan-Roasted Cauliflower With Harissa-Chickpea Curry

This homemade curry has it all: sweet coconut milk, spicy peppers, crispy chickpeas, and roasted cauliflower.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers' Choice Week, where we're committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that's you!). As part of the festivities,</i> …

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Our Favorite Pasta Recipes

There is nothing better than pasta for dinner. Nothing.<p>We've published more than a few pasta recipes over the years. We've whittled down all of them to our 30 favorites—this was hard work.

Italian Food

Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with coconut oil, from how to store it to what all those labels really mean.<p>Coconut oil is fast becoming one of our must-have pantry staples. It's touted as a minimally-processed, heart-healthy alternative to other oils, making it a great addition to …

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London's newest bizarre pop-up? A fox cafe

If owl cafes or micropig picnics weren't enough for you, London will be home to a fox cafe in May<p>In the last few months we've seen <b>owl cocktail bars</b>, <b>porridge cafes</b> and even a <b>micropig picnic</b>, and the trend of bizarre pop-ups doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon.<p>The latest one? A fox cafe.<p><b>Stevie</b> …

Everything You Can Do With Kimchi

Sometimes, kimchi is the only thing in my fridge that's ready to eat. Because the spicy Korean cabbage* preparation is fermented, it stays good for a very long time, and I buy it in large quantities because I never want to be without a mature (read: stinky) kimchi to pile atop a bowl of hot steamed …

Raw Carrot Cake

My all time favourite cake, I love that this cake is made naturally with raw ingredients. I am totally sold on raw desserts. And the cashew cream …

Vegan Heaven in Japan

<b>How to be a Vegan King or Queen in Japan</b><p>Being vegan is cool for the mind, body and spirit. But how practical is it when travelling to Japan?<p>Japan is …

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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How to Cook Winter Vegetables When You're Sick of Winter Vegetables

Can't eat another roasted potato? Don't!<p>The transitional period from late winter to early spring is tough not just on suede boots (ugh; so much slush). It's a veritable wasteland of root vegetables that you grew tired of back in early February. But we've still got weeks before tender lettuces and …

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Russell Brand to open 'social enterprise' cafe in East London

The comedian-turned-social activist is reportedly funding cafe in Hackney with profits from his latest book<p>Russell Brand has worn many hats in the course of his career - comedian, radio host, author and, most recently, a would-be revolutionary.<p>Now, the 39 year-old is dipping his toes in the …

Russell Brand wants to create his own currency

As he opened his new cafe today in London, Russell Brand revealed his plans to make his own currency<p>Dubbed "a place for revolutionaries and humanitarians to unite", Russell Brand's <b>Trew Era</b> cafe opened in Hackney this morning.<p>Funded by the profits of the comedian-turned-activist's latest book,</b> …

The One-Pot Lentil Soup That's Perfect for the First Chilly Days of Spring

Today, you requested a soup recipe with beans. We think you're gonna like this one-hour, one-pot meal.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers’ Choice Week, where we’re committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that’s you!). As part of the festivities, we’re</i> …

Food Preservation

Perfect Baked Potato

4 Servings<p>Olive oil, salt, and pepper: This baked potato recipe is as blank-slate as it gets. Feel free to add other spices to the salt-and-pepper mix, such as cumin or smoked paprika, and finish with whatever cheese you like.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 russet potatoes (about 2½ pounds), scrubbed<p>…

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Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower

4 Servings<p>The combination of meaty, caramelized, roasted cauliflower florets and some just-this-side-of-burnt onions has become our go-to winter side dish recipe.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head cauliflower, cut into florets<p>1 medium onion, sliced<p>4 sprigs thyme<p>4 garlic cloves, unpeeled<p>3 …

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