Kristin Quick

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15 Meatless Recipes to Make with Lentils

My husband used to doubt that meatless meals would actually fill him up, but I knew otherwise. So to convince him, I rotated plenty of lentil-heavy …

Healthy Eating

10 Lazy Weeknight Dinners You Can Make with Lentils or Beans

When lentils or beans are the star of your dinner plate, you can be sure that you're getting a wholesome, meat-free dinner that will fill you up and …

Cooking

The Silent Monkey Victims Of The War On Terror

Thousands of animals have been exposed to deadly pathogens, chemicals, and radiation so that scientists can develop medicines to protect Americans from weapons of mass destruction. Was all this suffering really necessary?

19 Books To Read If You Loved The "Harry Potter" Series

Maybe you'll never find a book better than Harry Potter, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy reading other novels about magic, friendship, and adventure.

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In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, nutmeg and salt and stir to thoroughly combine. Add flour and gently work into potato mixture until it is no …

Sweet Potatoes

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Place carrot, pepper, green onions and vinegar in a medium bowl and let marinate about 1 hour. Drain vegetables and return to the bowl.<p>Meanwhile, …

The New Veganism: New Year Winter Salads

‘Tis the day (or two) after Christmas. You’ve put away the fancy linens, scrubbed the kitchen, and packed up your leftovers. You’ve wined, dined, …

Apple Nachos

I guess I’m slow to this craze, but I’m definitely going to try these apple nachos. What a great snack when you are need of an energy boost. I might …

Food

9 Vegan Food Hacks That Are The Height Of Inventiveness

Vegans are smart. Their inventiveness knows no bounds. With a little brainpower and without using animal products, these herbivores have found a way to enjoy the same foods as everyone else. They aren't excluded from indulging in the delicious; they have their cake and eat it too, they just make …

Breakfast

16 Vegetarian Mains for a Festive Holiday Table

The holidays can be be an isolating time for folks who don't eat meat—prime rib and glazed ham are wonderful festival centerpieces for meat-eaters, but anyone else is going to get stuck cobbling together a meal from side dishes. We don't think that leaving guests out of the most exciting part of …

How Chicago's Baker Miller is Changing the Way We Think About Grains, One Customer at a Time

It's time to start taking grains more seriously. A Chicago bakery is leading the charge<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the face-to-face interactions and relationships that build and sustain restaurants. This story begins in Chicago, at Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits, where the</i> …

Whole Grain

8 Whole Grains You're Probably Not Eating

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>You've probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven't yet tried quinoa I bet you've heard of it, or have seen it on a menu or social media recipe (it's all over Pinterest!). But there are many other whole grains you may not be familiar with, and incorporating them …

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a medium bowl, toss together sweet potatoes, onion, pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Transfer to a …

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

Healthy Eating

Bring These Sandwiches To Work, Save Tons Of Money

Packing a lunch is a lot harder than it sounds. First you have to remember to buy the groceries. Next, you have to carve out time in the mornings to make it happen. And then, you have to think of something to make that you'll actually want to eat come lunch time. It's a drag, we know. But it's one …

Vegan Apple Crisp

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A crisp that's all about the crumbs.</i><p>Apple pie may be our nation’s signature dessert, but to be honest with you, I’m partial to an apple crisp. I could tell you that …

6 Easy Baking Hacks For Healthier Cookies

Why do we make ourselves crazy trying to get kids to eat their peas, carrots and now...kale? Heck, do <i>we</i> even like kale? Instead of fighting a battle we can't win, it's time we rethink something our little ones already enjoy--the cookie.<p>Because kids love anything called a "cookie," here are 6 easy …

Dessert

Bulk Bin Snack Bars

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: A sticky, satisfying snack made from the assorted</i> …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

Spaghetti with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes and Caramelized Fennel

Heat oven to 250˚. Core and halve tomatoes lengthwise; scoop out seeds. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, 1 tbsp. oil, sugar, salt, and pepper; toss. …

10 Easy Pieces: Onion and Garlic Baskets

Question: What is the modern equivalent of a root cellar? Answer: A root cellar, of course. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have one these days (I …

OmieBox: The Healthier Lunch Box for Kids

OmieBox is a new, healthier lunch box that focuses on form and function. A far cry from the typical Dora the Explorer lunch boxes, OmieBox has an …

Healthy Eating

A Dietitian's Top 20 Picks at Trader Joe's

In a perfect world, I'd do all of my grocery shopping at a leisurely pace at the farmers' market, make my own yogurt, cheese and butter, can all of my own fruits and vegetables, and have pastured chickens grazing in my backyard providing eggs naturally rich in omega-3s to feed my always polite and …

Food