Gado-Gado is a popular Indonesian salad composed of both raw and cooked vegetables in a spicy peanut sauce. Try it as a side at summer potlucks or a main-dish meal at home. More
Topic: healthy recipes
For this week’s Meatless Monday, we’ve rounded up 10 vegetarian and vegan green bean recipes designed to make you look at these stringy summer favorites in a different way.
What do you get when you combine avocado, cacao and dates? A lot of awesomeness, obviously.
Since berry season is upon us, let’s look at ways to incorporate these sweet seasonal treats into more savory (and vegetarian) fare. For this week’s Meatless Monday, we’ve rounded up 10 summer salad recipes that call for a hefty dose of fresh June berries.
You may know Brian Boitano because he was the gold medalist in men’s figure skating at the 1988 Olympics. Or you may know him because the show South Park wrote a song about him. But I bet you didn’t know that Brian Boitano is a truly awesome cook whose first cookbook, What Would Brian Boitano Make? came out May 7th from Lyons Press. (The title of the cookbook is a reference to that South Park song, “What Would Brian Boitano Do?”) I spoke to Brian (who couldn’t have been any nicer or more charming) about his cookbook, how he develops recipes, eating to fuel a workout, and his obsession with “fall-apart meat.” More
The term “spring rolls” carries with it a little leeway. While broadly used to describe large filled-and-rolled Asian appetizers, everything from the kind of wrapper used to the fillings and the way the rolls are cooked (or not cooked) is … More
Add some antioxidants and herbal goodness to your boozin’ this Memorial Day! Here are 5 tea cocktail recipes, using black, green & peach tea + vodka, rum, whiskey and wine. More
Regardless of whom you’ll be spending your Memorial Day with, it couldn’t hurt to add something fresh and meatless into the mix. I’ve rounded up 10 vegetarian and vegan side dishes that manage to be nutritious, tasty and totally backyard appropriate. More
Everyone loves avocados (especially our writer Samantha Escobar). In guacamole, on toast, sliced up next to some scrambled eggs—but have you ever had avocado in a dessert? The smooth, velvety texture of avocados make them awesome, if unexpected, ingredients in puddings, pies, and other sweet stuff. After all, avocados are actually fruits! Here are seven sweet avocado recipes.
It’s nearly June, which means summer fruits are staggering into season. Expect cherries, blueberries, peaches and watermelon to join apricots and strawberries at the farmer’s market. Pies are certainly in order (or perhaps tortes?), but don’t let traditional fruit avenues limit you. Berries and melons make great additions to salads, pizza—even tacos. Make your avocado jealous with one of these six fruit taco recipes. More
You could make an entire strawberry-themed meal in May or June, from appetizers right down to desserts. Up for the challenge? Here’s some brunch and breakfast strawberry recipes to get you started. More
Who says oatmeal needs to be sweet? Sometimes the breakfast staple is just as good (if not better) when made with savory ingredients, strange as it may seem. We’ve found seven savory oatmeal recipes that might just make you want to ditch the strawberries and mix in the salsa. (You’ll be just like Nelly, after all).
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Do people like peas? I like them just fine, but I feel like they get a bad rap as being boring and tasteless. Well, if you’ve only eaten frozen ones that you’ve cooked until they get that telltale army green color, I guess I could understand the whole boring and tasteless thing. But fresh peas, vibrant green spring peas, are a joyous thing to behold. Once you see the four beautiful brunch recipes I’ve selected for this week’s Brunch-Off, you might be looking at peas in a new light. More