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7 Spices to Spice Up Your Vegetables on World Vegetarian Day

If your vegetarian cooking is "bland," "boring," and "blah," there's probably one very good reason: you're not using enough spices to add zing, punch and zip. On World Vegetarian Day (October 1), Meat…

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Tell Pizza Companies to Say No to Animal Abuse

Warning: the video above is not for the faint of heart. It depicts serious animal abuse at a large New Mexico dairy farm. The animal rights group Mercy for Animals recently uncovered serious an…

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Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

Okay, so you’ve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Your body will thank you in a myriad of ways, not to mention your conscience. Believe it or not, giving up dairy products is one of the very best …

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17 Tomato Recipes You Will Love

Whether you're struggling to keep up with your garden's mad rush to the finish or just looking for new ways to enjoy the beautiful, late summer tomatoes at the farmers' market, a little inspiration is…

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10 Deliciously Healthy One-Pot Meals

Now that the school year is back in full swing, do you find yourself scrambling to put a healthy meal on the table? Me. TOO. And when you do manage to pull together a yummy supper, the last thing you …

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Kale Salad with Apples and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

YIELD 10 servings Ingredients Salad: 2 bunches kale, washed, dried and stemmed 2 honeycrisp apples 1 medium red onion, very thinly sliced 1 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), toasted …

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Rustic Roasted Tomatoes With Garlic & Herbs

The tomato harvest is in full swing at my house and we've been picking some big, beautiful juicy red tomatoes and tons of little, yellow-orange sungold cherry tomatoes, too. We've mostly been dehydrat…

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Cucumber Seaweed Salad with Sesame Dressing

This delightful salad comes to you via my mom-in-law, Annette, who's traveled extensively and is a gifted cook, among other things. While living in Tokyo years ago, she learned to make wakame kyuri su…

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How to Cope When Your Child Goes Vegan

The announcement that your teen (or tween) is going vegan can come as a bombshell. You may worry that a vegan lifestyle will lead to poor nutrition, skyrocketing grocery bills, the end of cozy family …

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Easy Summer Rice Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 3 cups cold basmati rice (leftover takeout works wonderfully) 1/3 cup Italian dressing 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 red o…

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