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The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Tamil Nadu

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Productivity

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

12 things everyone should do in Barcelona

With centuries of history to explore over miles of winding streets, sightseeing in Barcelona might seem a little intimidating. But all you have to do is tackle this list of 25 essential experiences to enjoy everything the city has to offer.

Barcelona

Salade Niçoise [vegan] Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Salade Niçoise is a typical salad from South of France. Bursting with seasonal …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

As a girl who is borderline (read: completely) obsessed with chocolate and has a particular affinity for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, I was undeniably skeptical when I first encountered The Blonde Vegan's Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. Frankly, I didn't think that something that 1. I made myself …

Dessert

Supernova Photos: Great Images of Star Explosions

Supernova in Galaxy UGC 9379<p>Credit: Avishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute of Science<p>A brilliant supernova (right) explodes in the galaxy UGC 9379, …

Universe

Vegan Chocolate-Coffee Muffins Recipe

These easy vegan muffins pair chocolate and coffee to maximize flavor.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b><p>Without butter or eggs, this is a dense, almost fudgy muffin, but if you're down with that texture, you'll like these.<p>Using a combination of strong freshly brewed coffee and instant espresso powder doubles …

How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

If you love plants but don’t have much outdoor space to indulge your green thumb, you might feel a bit bummed about all the things you can’t grow …

Plants

HOW TO: Whip Together a Healthy and Flavor-Packed Vegan Greek Salad

If you’re looking for a healthy dish to counteract all those Valentine’s Day chocolates you’ll be eating, you’ll love our delicious recipe for vegan …

The Vegan Experience: Crispy Kung Pao Tofu

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrées along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>Things I …

Night Sky, April 2018: What You Can See This Month [Maps]

The night sky tonight and on any clear night offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects you can see, from stars and constellations to …

Astronomy

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …

Summer Corn and Quinoa Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Lime

20<p>SHARES<p>This salad gets a bright burst of flavor from fresh lime. Be sure to rinse the quinoa thoroughly in a fine mesh strainer to remove the bitter …

Food

16 Vegan Desserts You’d Never Guess Were Vegan Desserts

Dessert is pretty much the best meal of the day, yes? If you’re with us, join us in a virtual fist pump for the sweet goodness that is dessert. And what’s even better than dessert? Well, if you have dietary restrictions, vegan dessert, of course! Now, just because it’s vegan doesn’t make it …

Dessert

Super Healthy Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Cups | Hello Vegan

The Ultimate Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I’ve made some pretty bad vegan chocolate chip cookies in my day. Some didn’t have any bulk to them. Other batches were overly sweet in an attempt to …

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Pineapple Pizza

HOW TO: Make organic vegan fudge in 10 minutes!

Who doesn't love fudge? I remember begging my mom to buy us a piece of fudge anytime we came across it when I was a kid! And even if you're a vegan, …

Wake and Bake: Vegan Chocolate-Coffee Muffins

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>The cool thing about a lot of the great chocolates being produced these days is that they're vegan. In fact they're vegan without intending to be vegan; their short, focused list of ingredients simply excludes …

15 Totally Fitspirational Quotes to Pump You Up

Pin ‘em, share ‘em, and repeat ‘em often!<p>Hey, sometimes you need a little boost (or tough love) to get through a butt-kicking workout. We’re all for pumping yourself up with an awesome playlist or stealing Mindy Kaling’s motivation secret, but having a confidence-boosting mantra on hand might be …

Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies

<b>[Note: This post is from 2014. I’m all better now!]</b> Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. My surgery went very well, and I’m up and about and …

3 Great Breakfasts for Weight Loss That Are Actually Filling

<b>Peanut Butter-Pretzel Granola</b> (pictured above)<br>Makes 12 servings<p>"This recipe was inspired by a peanut butter-pretzel bar that I love," says Morgan. "I wanted to develop a higher-fiber and lower-sugar version."<p>2 1⁄2 cups whole-wheat pretzels (such as Snyder's of Hanover), chopped<br>2 cups old-fashioned …

Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes

Creating a Gluten-Free Vegan Cupcake has been on my to-do list for months. With the return to summer and the abundance of fresh fruit, I felt like …

How to Cook Crispy Tofu Worth Eating

Tofu is my favorite food, which makes me an outlier. People don't like tofu. And I get it. There's a lot of bad tofu out there, and it's easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, or bland. But great tofu—tofu with a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, crisp crust—is one of the most …

Vegan Avocado Lime Ice Cream Recipe

Buttery avocados brightened with lime make for smooth, creamy, dairy-free ice cream. Add lime juice in small increments to taste—too little and the ice cream turns out bland, too much and it becomes overly savory.<p>If your diet permits white sugar refined with bone char, feel free to substitute an …

Vegan "B.L.A.T."s: Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Crispy Smoked Mushroom Sandwiches

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips …