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Scientists Are Making Artificial Muscle with This Vegetable

It turns out onions aren’t just the vegetable that makes people weep. Their unique properties may have just helped solved a longstanding dilemma scientists have faced in a rapidly emerging field expec…

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Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce & Zucchini with Lemon Butter

These caramelized onions are rich and delicious! We bake them with a scrumptious mustard sauce that nicely balances the sweetness of the onions. We bake our onions but you can also grill them. C…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not.

  All onions are not created equal -- which is why it's frustrating when a recipe calls for "an onion." Sure, it's not the end of the world if you use a red onion when the recipe writer had a …

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Healthy & Delicious Raita Recipes

Thick, creamy and good for your health, yogurt lends itself to a variety of delicious dishes. At my home, we make many varieties of "raita" —yogurt mixed with vegetables or fruit. Here is one of my…

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What You Should Know About Cutting and Cooking Onions

According to the National Onion Association, America's consumption of onions has risen 50 percent in the last 20 years. This is great news, since onions boast many health benefits. Aside from makin…

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Give ‘Winter’ White Vegetables a Chance this Season

Often we are told to go for the brighter vegetables since they are full of vitamins and nutrients. However, while colorful vegetables may get all the attention, veggies that are a more "wintry" shade …

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Quinoa and Sweet Potatoes

Recipe: Qunioa & Sweet Potatoes From: Miranda Rivera at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Servings : 4 Prep Time : 15m Cook Time : 50m Ready In : 1:10 h …

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Vegetable Risotto

Recipe: Vegetable Risotto From: Miranda Rivera at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 4 cups Servings : 4 Prep Time : 15m Cook Time : 35m Ready In : 50m …

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