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The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

5 Crazy-Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes Even Carnivores Will Devour

>Chances are you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to be healthier in some way, shape, or form (props to you). Whether it’s all about eating breakfast …

Healthy Eating

35 Snacks That Prove Italians Do Appetizers Best

When you think "Italian" you may already envision pasta, but there's so much more to the cuisine than that. If you're dreaming up appetizers to serve at a party, permit these Italian palate pleasers to inspire your spread. While most of them lean more toward the traditional route, a few are …

Cooking

Landscape Photographer Jeff McPheeters Captures the Majestic Fury of Storms on the Great Plains

Jeff McPheeters is a Kansas-based pro whose extensive portfolio encompasses everything from interior design and event photography to landscape, …

21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

Healthy Eating

My Wife Told Me We Needed Pictures Of The Kids And Bought Me A Camera, Then This Happened

In early 2015 my wife told me we needed to start taking some pictures of the kids, they were growing up fast and there were so many great moments we …

Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (28 November 2016)

Happy Monday everyone!<br>I'm sure you are wondering where I was last week? Well don't hate me but I was in Provence visiting olive groves and watching …

Acorn Squash Soup Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (7)<p>3 acorn squashes, about 1 pound each, cut in half and seeds removed<br>• 3 Tbs. olive oil<br>• 1 onion, diced<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 1 tsp. chopped …

These Are the Secret Ingredients That Experts Add to Their Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of the easiest yet most complicated dishes to make. Simple tweaks to your cooking method and ingredients can mean the difference between gluey, underwhelming mashed potatoes and creamy, lump-free, flavorful ones. This holiday season, take a cue from the experts and avoid …

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Put away your potato prejudices – polenta chips (fries in the US) are really, really nice. But how to flavour the stodge? How much cheese to include (a lot)? And should you deep-fry, shallow-fry or bake?<p>Those of you who thought this column had reached what I believe is fondly known as “peak …

Italian Food

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Quinoa and Roasted Chickpeas [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> …

Recipes

4-Ingredient Healthy Desserts That Taste Totally Decadent

You're in the mood for something deliciously sweet that's more than a boring square of dark chocolate but less than a complicated cheesecake. Here are 14 recipes that take four or less ingredients to whip up, so you'll feel like you really indulging without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

Dessert

10 Examples of Spectacular Astrophotography from Joe Scott & Jack Scott-Gardner

Anyone who had the good fortune of traveling to New Zealand knows that it’s a spectacular place to photograph, with dramatic mountains, a stunning …

How to make cashew cream and our best vegan cashew cream recipes

Cashew cream is a great vegan alternative to dairy creams. Learn how to make your own, then try one of our six vegan recipes that all use cashew …

9 Hearty Recipes That Prove Fall Is the Best Season

Fall flavors are an absolute feast for the senses. There's the heady aroma of homemade apple pie in the oven, the vibrant color of a rich beet soup, …

Cooking

Why This Shocked Wedding Party's Photo Is Going Crazy Viral

Usually when it's time for wedding pictures to be taken, a photographer will instruct the wedding party to say "cheese" or some other witty phrase to get the bridesmaids and groomsmen chuckling. Now, these photos generally aren't very <i>candid</i>, but they sure make for a pretty centerpiece on a newlywed …

If Fairytale Creatures Came to Life, This Is What They’d Look Like

Photographers Deb Young and Francisco Diaz were both enamored with animals as children, Diaz with his dogs and Young with the cows and chickens …

Chickens

15 Comforting Plant-Based Meals That Won’t Leave You Feeling Hungry — No Meat or Dairy Necessary!

We’ve said our goodbyes to summer and now it’s time to embrace fall and everything that we love about it — changing leaves, sweater weather, warm …

Cooking

These 10 vegan sandwiches will blow your mind with their flavor power

Hopefully you’ve realized by now that vegan food is <i>not</i> synonymous with cardboard. Seriously, it’s 2016. The vegan fare that’s available out there …

Cooking

See 6 of the Funniest Comedy Wildlife Photography Award Finalist Shots

People make mistakes. Guess what? Animals do too! Thankfully humans created the camera, so we can capture these goofs on film and always remember …

18 Ingenious Food Storage Hacks to Save Your Food *and* Your Money

You grocery shop with all the best intentions to stock up for a week of healthy meals *and* make the most of your food budget… only to find yourself tossing a whole lot at the end of the week. What gives? Getting the most for your money can totally depend on how well you store food — both fresh …

Small Spaces

The herb you never get tired of brings fresh surprises in your puddings, spice pastes and banana bread recipes<p>A lemongrass bush isn’t much to look at: an oversized tuft of grass with long waxy leaves shooting out and drooping down in every direction. But if I came across one in a field somewhere, …

Recipes

BA's Best Guacamole

Makes about 3 cups<p>It takes a while for the avocado to absorb all the flavors you add to it. So if you ever find yourself wondering if your guac is spicy (or salty, or lime-y) enough, wait a few minutes before you add more so that you don’t accidentally overseason it. This is part of BA's Best, a …

Recipes

Have a Laugh with These Hilarious Images from the Annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is a lighthearted competition designed to not only showcase fine imagery, but to bring the importance …

10+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Change Your Morning

<i>By: Amanda Jedeikin</i><p>Never skip breakfast again thanks to these fast and easy recipe ideas such as no-bake energy bites, new twists on toast, and impressive egg preparations.<p>When we first solicited submissions for our Recipe by Request column, one of the most surprising findings to come to light was …

The Green Tahini Sauce to Have on Hand for a Week of Meals

On quiet weekend days, I love to prepare and stockpile food for the week ahead. But since I am also easily bored, <b>I aim to create recipes that can take on different personalities throughout the week</b>; today's sauce is tomorrow's marinade.<p>When I put together my book, Bon Appétit: The Food Lover's …

Food

Real-Deal Spanakopita, Straight from Yia Yia

The food of our grandmothers is the real “comfort food”; their dishes fill us up in a soul-satisfying way unmatched by other foods. Spanakopita is no exception.<p>Every Greek <i>yia yia</i> has her own signature version, with little tricks that make it distinct. This one comes from Kanella "Nelly" Cheliotis, …

Your Monday Lunch Break Reading List

<i>Busy weekend? Here's what you may have missed on our site.</i><p><b>Saturday:</b><p>We talked about the books that will make your pies better, because, well, we all love pie.<p>And the we let you in on some other things we love that we might not tell anyone about.<p><b>Sunday:</b><p>We revealed a new trick to use up stale …