Vivian Liu

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How to Cook Crispy Tofu Worth Eating

Tofu is my favorite food, which makes me an outlier. People don't like tofu. And I get it. There's a lot of bad tofu out there, and it's easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, or bland. But great tofu—tofu with a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, crisp crust—is one of the most …

Spicy Vegan Barbecue Lentil Loaf

My homemade BBQ sauce below and the chipotle chile pepper are what make this loaf spicy. If you SUB either of those, the loaf will NOT be spicy and I …

Vegan Creamy Kale Soup

While the chickpeas roast, coat the bottom of a large pot with olive oil and place it over medium heat. When the oil is hot add the onion and sauté …

The Best Vegan Egg Replacement For Baking

When you just have to bake, and eggs aren't an option, what next?<p>Blueberry Lemon Muffins. (Photo: Sophie MacKenzie)<p>Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste--or …

Baked Tofu Bites Recipe

"Tofu cubes are marinated and then baked in the oven. The tofu can be used as a hot or cold snack or used as salad topping. Don't forget the smoke …

Frozen Mississippi Mud Pie

The first words that came out of my mouth when I took my first bite of this frozen Mississippi Mud Pie: Silence. There were no words. Then my poor …

Baking

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Using a ricer yields mashed potatoes with an especially light, fluffy texture. Alternatively potatoes can be mashed with a potato masher or fork. Extra-virgin olive oil makes these potatoes smooth and rich.

mashed potatoes

12 'Healthy' Swaps That Can Backfire

Losing weight, boosting your energy, eating better: Whatever your health goals may be, dropping bad behaviors and replacing them with healthier ones …

17 Savory Pumpkin Recipes to Spice Up the Season

With fall finally upon us and Halloween costume ideas abounding left and right, it’s time for those official icons of fall to reappear on our doorsteps. But pumpkins aren’t just meant to be carved into jack-o’-lanterns — they’re also a perfect base for plenty of delicious recipes. And if you think …

I Ate a Bunch of Vegan Cheese, and It Was Actually Quite Tasty

I am not vegan by any stretch of the definition, but living in Portland, Oregon has made me a bit “vegan-curious”. There are fancy vegan restaurants, …

Blueberry & Lemon Fudge with creamed coconut (4 ingredients)

Blueberries and lemon are a match made in heaven. They dance and twirl on the taste buds creating an exquisite medley of flavours. In this recipe, …

Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Meatballs

I kind of have a thing for Italian food. It’s kind of like the thing I have for Mexican food, Thai food, and all things margarita.But sometimes, …

Italian Food

Why Choose Between Cake and Ice Cream When These 15 Recipes Let You Have Both? - One Green Planet

Many of us have fond memories of celebrating our birthdays and other holidays with ice cream cake. It was the best of both worlds – you got cake and …

Cinder Blocks Are A DIYer's Best Friend, And These Projects Prove It

If you want to spruce up your home and garden without breaking the bank, it's time to look to an unlikely item: the cinder block. While these concrete chunks may look unsightly at first, they're really a DIYer's dream.<p>There are tons of ways to transform cinder blocks into beautiful home creations …

Make Vegan Crab Cakes This Summer With These Recipes - One Green Planet

During the summer, there’s nothing better than being by the water with its roaring waves and cool breezes. For many people, the coast brings to mind …

Green Living

11 Foods That Boost Brain Power

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p><i>Picture: Getty Images</i><p><b>You may choose certain foods to prevent bloating, avoid inflammation, and get glowing skin</b> …

Kitchen Classics: Lunchbox Treats

<b>Be sure to try out these recipes!</b><p><b>GLUTEN FREE WAFFLES</b><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>METHOD</b><p>Grease the waffle iron with an oil spray or with a light brush of oil.<p>Mash all …

Rise ‘n Shine to These 10 Breakfast Recipes from Around the Globe

Surprising breakfasts are one of the joys of foreign travel, even if you’re just armchair traveling. Here are 10 recipes that, though they skew a wee …

Recipes

Sichuan-Style Eggplant with Tofu | Williams-Sonoma Taste

To reduce the amount of fat found in typical Chinese-style eggplant dishes, in this recipe, the eggplant is first steamed before it is stir-fried with a spicy sauce and just a splash of oil. Black bean–garlic sauce is a Chinese condiment made of fermented black beans, garlic, sugar and red chiles. …

Sriracha Glazed Chicken

<b>Food</b>. It’s the only way you’ll get me to attend a sporting event. Tailgating? Sure, I’ll be there as long as someone has some 7 layer dip. I’ll even …

How to Make Your Tofu Taste Like Pork

This is the dish that will convert even hardcore carnivores into tofu lovers. And you don't need a recipe to make it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to</i> …

Tofu

Kung Pao cauliflower

Fifteen years ago China was a net exporter of grain. Now it is the second largest importer of grain in the world. It was once also the world’s …

Economic Reform

Bibimbap: Re-creating the popular restaurant dish at home

Bibimbap is no ordinary bowl of rice — it's an all-in-one meal alive with flavor and texture usually found in restaurants here in North America, but it can be made at home using whatever you happen to have on hand.<p>This popular Korean dish is easy to assemble: Spoon cooked rice into a bowl and …

Roasted Vegetable Sauce | Goop

Jose’s trick: Roast the vegetables whole, which gives them incredible flavor and makes them easy to peel. We loved this sauce with José’s spinach and …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

[Vietnamese Recipes] Rice Paper Spring Rolls

<i>These fresh and healthy Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls are accompanied by a sensational peanut dipping sauce that is totally addictive! Plus my two</i> …

5 Best Summer Bruschetta Recipes

Toppings like fresh basil pesto and crunchy okra are perfect for summer bruschetta.<p>Toppings like fresh basil pesto and crunchy okra are perfect for …

6 Supplements You Should Consider Taking to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet - One Green Planet

I believe so strongly that a plant-based diet is the best blend of health and kindness to the human body, animal rights, and the environment that I …