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Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Dessert

No Eggs? No Problem. 15 Great Vegan Breakfast Recipes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>What do breakfast staples like eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and buttered toast all have in common? Well, none of them are vegan-friendly. But that doesn't mean that vegans are out of luck at breakfast time. …

The Top 10 Mistakes Meal Planning Beginners Make (and How to Solve Them)

The approach you take for meal planning makes all the difference in setting yourself up for success. Of course tips and strategies for getting …

Top 10

Heart-Shaped Whole-Wheat Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce

Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Preheat a large nonstick griddle or skillet over a medium-low flame.<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry …

You can feed yourself for a week with less than $15 of groceries from Trader Joe's — here's what you can make

Ramen and mac n' cheese aren't your only meal options when money is tight.<p>Finding a restaurant where you can get multiple meals for under $15 is quite a feat to accomplish. That's why Trader Joe's is actually the place to be when you're on a tight budget.<p>All five of these meals are nutritious and …

Trader Joe's

For beginners, a guide to cooking all types of meat

By Casey Seidenberg<p>, Contributor<p>As with many parents of teens, I am on a mission to teach my boys life skills. They are incredibly capable of catching a baseball, landing a flip on a trampoline and riding a bike without hands, but in five and six years, when they head off to college, will they have …

BBQ

The best bakery in every state, according to Foursquare

So we turned to location intelligence company Foursquare to help us find the best bakery in every state.<p>Because the city-guide app allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which bakeries locals are raving about across the country and compile a list of …

Raising the bar for terrific back-to-school and back-to-the-office snacks

Cookie bars, sliced pie squares, granola bars and crisped rice treats. Whether topped with a drizzle of chocolate or a crumbly streusel topping, bars are the go-to treats for bake sales and school lunches, perfect for potlucks and office parties, or simply a quick snack when you're on the …

3 frozen keto desserts for an energy boost (not a sugar high)

When it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, sugar is a safer bet than fat, right?<p>Trick question! While study after study finds that sugar can …

Dessert

The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body

Overview<p>The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body by Jimmy Moore, Maria Emmerich<p>In 2013, the fifth-most …

Nutrition

8 New Food Memoirs That Take You Behind Kitchen Doors, to Far Away Lands, and Probably to the Fridge

There's nothing better than a good story, especially when it's true. And food is involved.<p>These memoirs are filled with stories that revolve around food: Food as career, inspiration, or lens for life experience. There's a juicy insider view from a waitress-turned-restaurant critic; a humble …

Miyoko Schinner’s Vegan Chocolate Cake + Brownies

When you love to cook, or if you cook often, you look for ways to streamline the processes for some of your most used or favorite items. I love …

Double-Chocolate Brownies

These dark, rich fudge brownies are one of our all-time reader favorites. The better the quality of chocolate you use, the better the results.

Recipes

Small-Batch Brownies

Are you familiar with my concept of brownies for two? I bake a small batch of brownies in a loaf pan. If you’ve been reading this site for a while, …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

Lemon-Infused Christmas Cookies from Malta

Everything about Christmas excites me: the lusciously decorated tree in our living room, the dreamy Christmas markets when it's cold and snowy outside, and, especially, my weekend baking sessions throughout December.<p><b>I'm like a child at this time of the year: I start writing long lists of all the</b> …

Midwest Living

Spotlight: World Traveler and Medical Student Jonathan Sackett

<b>My name is</b> Jonathan Sackett. I am a medical student at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California with a passion for travel and viewing the world through the lens of other cultures.<p><b>My love of</b> humanity’s shared experience has given me a love of travel. I believe the best way to understand the …

21 Cookies to Give, Swap, or Keep All to Yourself This Holiday Season

A warm, freshly baked cookie, crisp on the outside with a chewy bite, is a thing of beauty all year long, but it's at Christmas that cookies really get their chance to shine. Unlike Thanksgiving pies, they're easily made in bulk for a horde (or portioned out for just a few), and most don't require …

Christmas Angel Wings - Polish Chrusciki - Christmas Bow Ties Recipe

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies [Vegan]

<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> …

Nanoparticles in foods raise safety questions

It seemed like a small thing when Paul Westerhoff’s 8-year-old son appeared, with his tongue and lips coated bright white. The boy had just polished …

Particles

10 Strategies For Clean Healthy Eating When You're On A Tight Budget

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

This Doctor Wants to Prescribe Better Food for Everyone

When Molly Maloof was a new doctor in residence at a major medical institution in a pediatric cancer ward, she was struck by how frequently the sick children were given sugar-laden cookies and cakes. When she asked her supervisor if the meals could be changed to include more fresh and healthy …

Days of Night/Nights of Day - Photographs and text by Elena Chernyshova | LensCulture

“Days of Night/Nights of Day” is about the daily life of the inhabitants of Norilsk. Norilsk is a mining city, with a population of more than 170,000. It is the northernmost city (100,000+ people) in the world. The average temperature is -10° C and reaches lows of -55° C in the winter. For two …

The Traditional Italian Dessert You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

<i>Introducing zuccotto: It's like tiramisu, in bowl-form.</i><p>Between 20 to 30 percent of what I learned in pastry school was guess work. And at the beginning, it was more like 60 percent. To be fair, I was in a foreign country, studying at the Florence University of the Arts in Florence, Italy. The chefs …

4 Mind Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Focus

The game of tennis is a mental gauntlet, and performance psychologists have made a science out of converting anger into positive mental focus. In …

Self-help