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26 Recipes That Will Make You Love Vegetables

Your taste buds won’t know what hit ‘em​<p>If you were asked to choose between a giant steak or a head of broccoli, we have a feeling you’d go right for the juicy hunk of meat. We get it: Looking at a giant pan of raw vegetables isn’t exactly exciting (or always appetizing, for that matter).<p>Most …

Food

Easy 15-Minute Vegan Main Dish Recipes to Rock on Monday Nights

You’ve been doing the whole meatless Monday thing for a long time now, so maybe it’s time you graduate from vegetarian meals to vegan ones. Don’t be intimidated: If you’re used to cooking meat-free, it’s a breeze when you’re armed with these easy 12 dishes that take only 15 minutes to prepare.<p><b>1.</b> …

Our 25 Most Popular No-Bake Recipes

Sometimes turning on the oven just feels like a chore, yet the desire for something sweet to cap off a meal runs deep. In these instances, no-bake …

I lived off $6 of groceries a day and ate better than ever

As I was doing my monthly budgeting, I realized how much I'd been spending on groceries. It seemed sorta crazy that all that money could go to much better things. I decided to try and challenge both my self-control and my cooking skills by spending $40 on groceries for the whole week — which …

How to make a sushi bowl

Deconstruction once ruled academia. The literary theory insisted that the text (pre-texting) be taken apart, like some Lego castle, and left in pieces on the classroom floor. The game kept professor and student busy for years. Now new fads roam campus, and deconstruction has moved on to the …

Recipes

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

50 Of The Best Healthy Dessert Recipes Of All Time

All the sweetness, without all that extra junk.<p>There’s no getting around it, sooner or later the craving for something sweet is going to hit. And when it does, be ready with the best healthy dessert recipes out there. Sure, a little indulgence here and there doesn’t hurt, but eating these healthy …

5 High-Protein Dinners That Don’t Involve Meat

Seriously, you won't even miss it.<p>Lean protein is one of the building blocks of a healthy diet—but you don't need to go full Paleo to get your fill. In fact, a completely vegetarian diet has more than enough to satisfy the high-protein needs of most moderately active, adult women. While there's …

15 Corn Tortilla Dinner Recipes That Will Make You Forget Flour

Whether it’s a garnish of fresh flowers, a final sprinkling of chopped herbs, or using homemade gluten-free pasta instead of dried, it’s the little details that make a meal great. So why not try swapping out your usual flour tortillas for some made with corn?! They add a new dimension of flavor and …

28 Comfort Food Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just want to try something new, you don't have to live a life without mac and cheese.

Get Your Easter Brunch on With These Vegan Lemon Scones Recipe

Calling all brunch fans! We have *the* scone recipe for you. Lemon scones are the perfect breakfast pastry because they’re refreshing, flavorful, and so delicious. What’s even better is these babies are vegan! They can easily be gluten-free too, if you swap out the flour for a GF blend. AND they’re …

Here's How To Throw A Sushi Party For You And Your Friends

Ain't no party like a sushi party.<p>Sushi Rice:<p>2 cups short grain white rice<p>2 cups water<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup rice vinegar<p>Spicy Tuna:<p>¼ pound tuna<p>1 tablespoon mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon sriracha sauce<p>Imitation crab:<p>4 imitation crab<p>1 tablespoon mayonnaise<p>Chicken Teriyaki:<p>2 chicken …

The Low-Sugar Fruit Guide You Never Really Wanted

I can't think of many reasons why you might be looking for low-sugar fruits on the internet right now since fruits, though often sugary, aren't …

20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

10 Healthy Low-Sugar Granola Recipes

Cutting sugar isn't easy (trust us, we've tried). This is especially true when it comes to things like granola. Though the snack-time fave seems like …

Breakfast

This Giant Wild Berry Pop-Tart Will Give You a Mega Dose of Nostalgia

Is there anything more iconic that the electric-purple-and-blue-frosted Wild Berry Pop-Tart? Now there is! We just upped the game with this gigantic version that's sure to blow the original out of the water. You'll be dreaming of this sweet and tangy treat for days to come. For more supersized …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue