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Black Bean and Quinoa Salad with Fresh Mango and a Chaat Masala Dressing

Bean salads are a simple, healthy and fuss-free way to enjoy outdoor eating in the summer, but for many of us a bean salad means only a bland and …

Jerk Chickpeas

Growing up I never did much care for chicken even before I became a vegetarian, and my parents generally did not prepare ethnic dishes, so I never …

Butter Paneer Masala (Cheese Cubes Smothered in a Spicy Tomato Gravy)

I've made a few versions of this classic spicy and buttery north Indian paneer cheese dish and I never tire of it. Next to mattar paneer, it's one of …

Mung Dal Kitcheree

A kitcheree is a traditional dish originating in North India that consists of legumes and rice and often vegetables. For those who enjoy Indian …

What Do I Do with Quinoa?

5<p>SHARES<p>I can still remember the day I learned that quinoa is actually pronounced “KEEN-wah” and not, as I’d been calling it for an embarrassingly …

Three Fast, Easy, High-Protein Meals On the Go

The number one reason most of us grab an unhealthy meal over a healthy one is convenience. Junk food is ready to be stuffed in your face, and when …

Freshen Up Your Home While Vacuuming with Oils and Cotton Balls

Vacuuming is nobody's favorite chore, but when you have to do it, you should at least kill two birds with one stone by taking the opportunity to make …

Give Meats a Quick Freeze for Easier Slicing

When you're slicing up meat for a stir fry or cutting it up for a stew, you can make the process a bit easier with one simple trick: Partially freeze …

Exploring the Amazing Abandoned Sea Forts of World War II

During World War II, the United Kingdom was facing some serious attacks from the sky, and to help minimize the damage done by the Luftwaffe, British …

Color Code Your Kids to Keep the Peace and Organize Your Family

Having been an only child, I didn't know how quickly sibling rivalry began. But when my kids were toddlers, they seemed to argue and fight over every …

Kids

This Cheap, Easy-to-Build Standing Desk Fits in Tiny Spaces

By now, we all know about the benefits of standing desks, but replacing your own desk is a big leap of faith. If you want to practice with a standing …

How to Augment Your Computer with an iPad

You can do a ton of great things with just an iPad, but some of the best uses are using it as an external controller for your computer. From using …

Travel | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>Abby Haglage<p>A new study from Harvard shows a higher incidence of cancer among flight attendants. Here's what you need to know.<p>Beauty<p>Town & …

Keep Kids from Getting Out of Bed Early with a Timer and Nightlight

Everyone who's ever parented an early riser has been through war—the battle against young kids waking you up at unreasonable hours in the morning. A …

Black Bean Burgers - Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

This Mexican burger is inspired by Jeff Novick’s veggie burger line. It’s a delicious, kid-friendly, and healthy alternative to greasy beef burgers. …

White Bean Hummus with Fresh Thyme and Basil - Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

The fresh thyme and basil add a fresh and vibrant taste to this hummus. The pureed cannellini beans are creamy white, which together with the green …

Lentil Sloppy Joes Recipe

This is a quick and easy meal that also reheats well for lunch the next day or two. Serve this stuffed into a whole-grain bun and eat with your …

Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes - Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

This soup has an irresistible quality; the flavors are deep and earthy with some sweetness from the potatoes. Don’t let the number of ingredients …

Irish White Bean and Cabbage Stew - Plant-Based Vegan Recipe

I created this recipe from basic ingredients (cabbage, potatoes, carrots) and seasonings (parsley, thyme, rosemary) that can be found in the simple, …

Where to Get Cheap Materials for All Your DIY Projects

Whether your DIY projects involve office supplies or pallets and secondhand wood, they all have to come from somewhere. In some cases they're not …

What the Most Famous Brands Are from Each State

When you close your eyes and think of California, what famous brand comes to mind? Is it Apple? Facebook? Google? Or some movie studio? What about …

This Is How Japan Trolls Google Street View

Google Street View trolling is not new. People around the world love pulling hijinks when they see the Google Street View apparatus rolling down the …

Grilled Brussels Sprouts Recipe on Food52

Microwave potato crisps - Amuse Your Bouche

There are certain aisles in the supermarket that I avoid going down because there’s just no point in tempting myself. I avoid the chocolate aisle, …

Food

Tuscan Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I came up with this recipe one day after harvesting some squashes and herbs from my home garden. The marinade can be tweaked with any woodsy herb and substituting a different vinegar or citrus juice. A super hot grill and sturdy skewers are key... —Stefano Coppola<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> This …

Zucchini Quinoa Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These delicious, seasonal burgers may seem time intensive at first, but fear not: once you have your quinoa and chickpeas cooked, they're really a snap, and they showcase the flavor potential of veggie burgers perfectly. If you need to, you can go ahead and used canned, organic beans. …

These DIY Energy Bars Offer an Easy, Healthy Way to Refuel

Energy bars make for great snacks and fuel for workouts, but the pricey commercial versions often contain ingredients you don't need. These homemade …

Chia Seeds

Top 10 Everyday Life Hacks That Take 10 Seconds or Less

Sometimes, you can do something the fast way, or you can do it the right way. Other times, those two things are one and the same. Here are 10 …

15 Quick and Simple Vegetable Recipes to Get You Out of a Green Salad Rut

Don't get me wrong, I love a good green salad. But there is a whole world of quick, easy vegetable side dishes that don't involve lettuce. With …