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The Vegan Experience: Triple Garlic Pasta With Oven-Dried Tomatoes, Olives, and Bread Crumbs

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Building up a strong vegan pasta dish isn't all that different from building a non-vegan pasta dish. Here, the pasta is, of course, the star. The rest is just made up of a few supermarket staples—plum tomatoes, lots of garlic, olives, and bread …

The One Week Diet Diaries: It Ain't Easy Bein' Vegan

I just want to state something first and foremost: A vegan diet definitely isn’t a “fad diet”. Sure, some people might think of adopting the diet in …

Dietary Restrictions and the Three Types of Servers

I had an early morning breakfast with some old friends on Monday morning. The location? A certain East Village institution known for the awesomeness of their pancakes and pastries. The five-block trek through foot-deep slush and a heavy snowfall meant I walked through that door with a hearty …

Vegan: Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini With Sun-Dried Tomato Mayonnaise

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>You know that episode of <i>Friends</i> where Ross sticks a piece of gravy-soaked bread in the middle of his sandwich and calls it the moist maker? It sounds goofy, but it does hit on a key element of good sandwiches: They must be moist …

Ed's Vegan Diary, Week 2: Getting Tight With Tofu

Previously<p>I'm Going Vegan This Month To Keep Kenji Company<p>This week I have settled into something of a vegan groove. Initially, my energy level flagged because I wasn't eating enough protein. But once I started making a point of eating the sorts of protein that I normally don't gravitate toward, I …

The Food Lab: Vegan Nacho Sauce That's as Good as the Real Thing

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>There's a reason my wife married me, and surprisingly it's got nothing to do with my debonair charm, my rugged good looks, or my dashing sense of adventure. No. She married me on the promise of cheese sauce. Pools and pools of gooey, tangy, salty, …

Ed's Final Vegan Diary: Reflecting on Vegan Month

Ed's Vegan Diary<p>Ed's Vegan Dairy, Week 1: I'm Going Vegan This Month To Keep Kenji Company Ed's Vegan Diary, Week 2: Getting Tight With Tofu Ed's Vegan Month Week 3: The Home Stretch (For Cousin Terry) Ed's Vegan Month Week 4: The Final Week<p>It's safe to say it's not an accident that I chose …

6 Nutrient-Packed, Vegan Superfood Smoothies to Boost Your Day

Winter has finally drawn to a close, so to celebrate the arrival of spring we’d like to share some of our favorite vegan superfood smoothie recipes. …

Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.<p>Though much work still needs to be done, it is hoped the test will someday be available in doctors' …

The Vegan Experience: 85 Great Vegan Recipes

GalleryThe Vegan Experience: 85 Great Vegan Recipes<p>The third annual Vegan Experience has come to a close, leaving us with another 25 recipes to bulk out our collection. From warming soups and light salads to greasy snacks and hearty mains, we've got a whopping total of 85 standout vegan dishes to …

Vegan: Crispy Fried Chickpea Cake and Slaw Sandwiches

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips …

Ed's Vegan Month Week 4: The Home Stretch

As I write this I only have a day and a half left in my vegan month. I could say who's counting, but I have to admit that I am. Every day that has gone by this week I have felt a little like a prisoner counting off his sentence by making an X on the wall— a vegan X, but an X all the same. But all …

Ed's Vegan Month Week 3: The Home Stretch (For Cousin Terry)

Well, I'm nearing the end of week three of my four-week vegan adventure, and my resolve and my self-discipline have never been stronger. I have survived (one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants, Telepan, gave me a special vegan meal including three animal product-free amuse bouches) and …

Ed's Head: I'm Going Vegan This Month To Keep Kenji Company

Yup, that's right. Pizza-loving, pork-obsessed, barbecue-crazed me is going to try to scale a gustatory Mount Everest by sticking to a vegan diet this month. I am doing this for a number of reasons: to try to understand the world from a vegan's perspective; to lose some weight; just to see what …

Item of the Day: Color Secrets Professional Vegan Nail Polish

Being a vegan or vegetarian is a personal choice and nobody should be judged for how they choose to live their life, food-wise. Unless they’re …

Talkin' 'Bout A (Vegan) Revolution

Unlike most good ideas, I decided to go vegan overnight. Over lunch, actually, 1:00 p.m. fast approaching my office desk, realizing I was on the …

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6 Vegan and vegetarian turkey alternatives for Thanksgiving

There is no reason for vegetarians and vegans to miss out on the goodness of Thanksgiving – thankfully the days of picking at side dishes are gone, …

How to Make Great Vegan Ice Cream

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>It was the first few days of vegan month and Ed Levine was not doing well. Today, halfway through his 28-day vegan diet, he has a good handle on things, but Ed's first few days of pork, dairy, and egg deprivation hit him hard. You …

The Food Lab: The Ultimate Fully Loaded Vegan Nachos

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

VIDEO: How to make vegan pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes

Pumpkin pie might be tried and true, but if you want to make a unique fall treat that will have your friends and family begging for the recipe, check …

Vegan Kale Smoothie

<b>Vegan Kale Smoothie</b>. I’ve been on a kale kick. I love vegetables and kale is no exception. It’s wonderful hot or cold, stir fried, steamed or chopped …

How to Make Vegan Cheese at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: McKel Hill of Nutrition Stripped makes a cheesy, cheese-free spread that you can eat on anything from salads to potatoes to sandwiches.</i><p>Cashew …

Oldest Roman temple to date unearthed in Rome

1/29/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists excavating a site in central Rome say they've uncovered what may be oldest known temple from Roman …