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San Francisco: Where to take out-of-town relatives and guests - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it</i> <i>with new additions</i> <i>for</i> <i>summer 2018</i><i>.</i><p>The three-day holiday weekend is here folks. For many this means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will drop by for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to …

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Healthy Eating

How to Create a Separate Bedroom in a Studio Apartment

(Image credit: Ellie Koleen )<p><i>The challenge:</i> Create a "bedroom" (well, at least a bed nook) in an open-layout studio apartment. <i>Our solution:</i> Choose …

15 Decadent and Amazing Vegan Carrot Cakes

Would you ever have guessed that carrot cake dates back to the Middle Ages in Europe? It’s true! Sugars and sweeteners were a privilege of the …

Dessert

General Tso’s Tofu [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<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

10 Essential Vegan Recipes to Add to Your Cooking Roster

Colorful veggie-based dishes that don't taste like you're missing out on anything<p>Animal lovers rejoice! Not one of these recipes relies on protein …

I’m not an extrovert — and that makes it harder to find love

I have always felt like an introvert <i>and</i> an extrovert. Put me on the perimeter of a mosh pit at a punk show or thrust me into a four-star dining experience with more conservative people, and I’ll adapt to either situation — usually happily. In both instances, however, I’m relieved to return home, …

Relationships

Vegan lentil, sweet potato and chickpea stew - Recipes

1<p>Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and rosemary sprigs and cook for around 3–4 minutes to soften. Add the sweet potato …

Vegan

House Tour: An Art Director's Light & Natural Mix in Spain

<b>Name:</b> Eva Morell <b><br>Location:</b> Raval Quarter — Barcelona, Spain. <b><br>Size:</b> 538 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Rented since February 2016<p>Eva's aesthetic is a fast …

Add Cheer, Color & Pattern With These Decor Resources

Bright, cheerful, full of patterns and textures—Becca and Doug's California home is a visual stunner. With items sourced from secondhand shops, the …

Almost Always Vegan! Try These Tasty Middle Eastern Recipes

Some cuisines incorporate more meat than others. Spain is known for being a country of meat lovers, which makes it difficult to find many dishes that …

Food

A Creamy Sweet Potato Chowder That's Also Vegan

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and celery and cook until the vegetables are soft and …

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

The 10 best-selling natural beauty products at Whole Foods

Whole Foods is the OG natural beauty destination—it’s been in the game since long before chic boutiques, online retailers, and megastores like Target …

How to Incorporate the “Native Instincts” Pantone Color Palette into Your Home

You don’t have to wait until spring to show your love for all things nature-inspired — tribal accessories and warm earth tones have been hot ever since Pantone delivered nine color palettes for 2017. Inspired by the blending of cultural elements, such as Native American textiles and a Turkish kilim …

10 places in British Columbia you've probably never heard of

Canada’s most westerly province hugs the Pacific coastline and has prime spots perfect for wander lusters. Hello British Columbia! Home to Vancouver …

British Columbia

20 Beautiful Bronde Color Ideas to Inspire Your Fall-Weather Makeover

While beauty girls have many reasons to love Fall, one of our favorites is that we get to use the season as an excuse to switch up our style. We pull our best vampy lipsticks out of our stashes, all things pumpkin spice are added to our routines, and we add a bit more brooding color to our hair. If …

Hairstyling

The 26 Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Blue Doors From Around the World

From knob to knocker, frame to hinge, the details of a home's front door reveal much about the building it stewards and the people inside. And beyond architectural significance, front doors are wonderful eye candy. We were inspired by that classic cool hue: blue. For fun, creative, welcoming …

Interior Design

Can You Stop An Aging Parent From Self-Neglect At Home?

Adult children see their parents aging and losing the ability to manage their lives as they once did. They are not taking care of themselves. It is a cause of alarm, but can anyone stop a parent from living dangerously? Here at AgingParents.com we hear from the adult children, asking if there is …

Parenting

Homemade Tomato Jam

Making jams and jellies from fresh fruit is one of the great joys of summer. Peach, strawberry and grape are always popular and we often put up a …

Recipes

Get the Look: Clean, Classic & Peaceful Living

Small space or not, you will likely glean some inspiration from Morgan and Andrew's Atlanta home. They've kept their small home feeling peaceful and …

Escape to Bowen Island

Just a twenty minute ferry ride from Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay or approximately thirty minutes by water taxi from Granville Island or Coal Harbour, …

Vegan Backpacking Meal Plan: 3-4 Day Minimalist Style

Last week we covered vegan backpacking tips and tricks to optimize your outdoor performance. This week I present a sample 3-4 day minimalist vegan …

An Organic Eccentric Plant-Filled Home

<b>Name:</b> Deborah J Stein, painter, designer and owner of Bonbon Oiseau Workshop and James Knudsen, lighting director, production lighting designer and …

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in Canada You Need to Visit

Canada’s reputation as a maple-scented land of sorrys has never done it justice. The world’s second-largest country may not boast the geographical …

Hiking

Gateways to nature: 7 Canadian towns on the edge of spectacular wilderness

THERE’S PROBABLY A LOT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CANADA. For instance, it has 20% of the world’s fresh water, the longest coastline on Earth, and the $100 …

16 Raw Vegan Recipes You’re Craving Right Now

If you’re eating vegan because you love animals, you love our planet and you love your own body and aspire to good health (or all of the above!), there are also plenty of good reasons to try a raw food diet. Before you put on your eww face, know that raw + vegan recipes = a new, healthy you. Fruits …

Meatless dishes a delicious challenge: A plant-based mindset can be freeing at mealtime

Are you a Meatless Monday devotee? Or another meatless day? Did you know that Vancouver was the first Canadian city to proclaim Meatless Monday on …

Could Depression Be an Allergic Reaction?

Most people are still locked into the theory that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain — a shortage of feel-good …

15 quick vegan meals for when you have no time

Some days I walk around the kitchen like I’m Gordon Ramsey, and other days I want instant food gratification. For those (frequent) lazy days when you want a satisfying vegan meal that will be ready in minutes, I’ve got you covered. From breakfast to lunch to dessert, this list has got it all.<p><b>More</b> …