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22 Insane Recipes to Get You Through Your/Beyonce’s 22 Day Vegan Challenge

Sure we had our doubts when Beyoncé and Jay-Z announced that they were going vegan for 22 days at the end of 2013, but the proof is in the chia pudding: they did it and look DAMN GOOD. All of a sudden, our usual bacon-loving Twitter and Facebook feeds are filled with friends taking on the challenge …

Foolproof Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Smooth, scoopable, and fragrant vanilla ice cream, no dairy required.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A mix of coconut milk and extra-rich coconut cream provide the smooth texture for a creamy vegan ice cream.<br>• Corn syrup adds additional plush body to the base.<br>• Simmering and puréeing the ice cream base …

Vegan: Cheesy Baked Potatoes With Broccoli

<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>I'm not all that …

Life With the Omnivores: Vegan Pumpkin Chili

“One extra large mighty Meatosaur pizza with extra ground beef. And then one thin base Vegetable Supreme-o with no cheese and no extras. No, not …

Gluten-Free

10 Delicious Slow-Cooked Vegan Dishes

Crockpots are often viewed as the domain of meat-heavy winter dishes—but did you know you can slow cook some fantastic vegan dishes for those cold …

6 Vegan and vegetarian turkey alternatives for Thanksgiving

There is no reason for vegetarians and vegans to miss out on the goodness of Thanksgiving – thankfully the days of picking at side dishes are gone, …

How to Make Great Vegan Ice Cream

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>It was the first few days of vegan month and Ed Levine was not doing well. Today, halfway through his 28-day vegan diet, he has a good handle on things, but Ed's first few days of pork, dairy, and egg deprivation hit him hard. You …

Vegan: Stovetop-Style Macaroni and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Yesterday, when I posted a long article about constructing awesome fully-loaded vegan nachos, complete with recipe, step-by-step illustrated instructions, well-researched and thought-out tips and techniques on the …

Gluten-free vegan quinoa banana "tapioca" pudding recipe

In a medium saucepan, simmer the quinoa in water over medium heat, covered, stirring frequently, for 15 - 18 minutes, until quinoa is done and water …

Breakfast

Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Pie

My favorite kind of dessert is the one that requires minimal baking. That’s really what inspired this <b>Vegan Chocolate Pie</b>. It’s easy to make, super …

How to Make Vegan Cheese at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: McKel Hill of Nutrition Stripped makes a cheesy, cheese-free spread that you can eat on anything from salads to potatoes to sandwiches.</i><p>Cashew …

Food

Vietnamese Sandwiches With Tempura Sweet Potato and Avocado (Vegan Banh Mì) Recipe

Lightly battered and deep-fried until crisp, tempura sweet potato makes for an excellent Vietnamese sandwich filling. This version is flavored with a Hainnanese-style ginger-scallion oil that seeps into the batter and makes for one helluva messy vegan sandwich.<p><b>Note:</b> For even lighter batter, replace …

Don't Overlook One Lucky Duck's Vegan Coconut Macaroons

When I see a food advertised as raw and vegan, I get a little worried. It's not that raw, vegan, and raw vegan dishes can't be good—they often are. But it's an all-too-common problem for food marketed that way to short out on flavor in favor of ideology. Fortunately, <b>One Lucky Duck's</b> <b>Chocolate</b> …

Vegetarian Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Recipe (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

• In a medium pot, cover the quinoa in water or vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a slow simmer, cover, and allow the quinoa to cook …

Food

Vegan: Crispy Fried Chickpea Cake and Slaw 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 …

I Used to Be a Militant Vegan ... Now I'm a Guilty Carnivore

I can already imagine the comments from haters calling me a disgusting animal abuser -- and that's OK. I get it. Because I used to be a fascist vegan.<p>I didn't become a vegan out of the blue; I slowly worked up to it for years. When I was 13 and I learned about the destruction of the rainforest for …

Why You Should Embrace Surveillance, Not Fight It

I once worked with Steven Spielberg on the development of <i>Minority Report</i>, derived from the short story by Philip K. Dick featuring a future society …

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Happy Vegiversary to VT Reader Laura Roller!

0<p>SHARES<p><b>Reader Name:</b> Laura Roller<p><b>Location:</b> Buffalo, N.Y.<p><b>Vegetarian Since:</b> June 1995<p><b>What motivated you to go veg?</b><p>I was staying with a family member who …

Food

Adorable Cupcakes Look Just Like Real Cactus Plants

You never have to worry about watering these cute little potted plants! The creative food art designs are actually edible cupcakes made with such impressive details that some of them even appear sharp to the touch.<p>Brooklyn-based baker and DIY maker Alana Jones-Mann created a step-by-step tutorial …

Delicate Seeds Arranged Into Undulating Organic Sculptures

<i>Seedscapes</i> is a series of meticulously arranged organic sculptures by England-born artist Gowri Savoor. To create each natural formation, Savoor attaches a variety of plant and fruit seeds–including apple, pumpkin, and sunflower–to the ends of long stem wire and arranges them in undulating curves …

Former NASA Engineer Makes Mind-Boggling Cake Creations

If you're a Food Network fan, you may already know the name BethAnn Goldberg. She's the two time gold medal champion on the show “Challenge” and the owner of Studio Cake, a custom-order bakery in Menlo Park, California. The Stanford alum and former NASA engineer uses her masters in engineering and …

A Fence of Mirrors Reflects the Changing Landscape | Colossal

<p>Created by artist Alyson Shotz, this reflective picket fence is made entirely of mirrors and has been installed in several locations since 2003. The …