Ingredient IQ: Sage

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program….

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How to Make Veggie Steaks (Great for Vegans)

There’s nothing like taking a bite of a thick, tender, juicy steak—a veggie steak, that is. And there’s nothing easier than roasting…

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The Ultimate Guide to Nice Cream

Nice cream is a treat that totally lives up to its name.  What Is Nice Cream? Nice cream is a sugar-free, dairy-free…

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Plant-Based Parenting: Upping the Cool Factor for Your Kids

Lean Green DAD Cory Warren dishes out sage advice for getting your kids on board with a plant-based diet. Your health, the…

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How to Order a Healthy Plant-Based Meal from Any Restaurant Menu

Editor’s Note: For more than four decades, Dr. Dean Ornish has directed revolutionary research proving that lifestyle changes can often reverse the…

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Blanching 101: How to Blanch Vegetables and Fruits

Want to speed up your prep work, shorten your time in the kitchen, and make your fresh produce last longer in the…

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Ingredient IQ: Dandelions

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program….

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How to Chiffonade

Chiffonade (pronounced shiff-oh-NOD) is one of those culinary terms that sounds complicated and intimidating, but it’s actually an easy slicing technique to…

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Which Knives to Use for What (tips from chef Amanda Cohen)

You’d probably expect chef Amanda Cohen to flourish an impressive array of knives as she prepares the dishes at Dirt Candy, her…

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Reducing Waste By Using Food On Hand

Americans waste 150,000 tons of food a day—almost one pound per person—according to a study published last April. What’s more, the biggest…

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How to Build a Better Vegan Sandwich

Turn the ultimate convenience food into the ultimate healthy meal with these flavor-boosting sandwich ingredient ideas. Choose whole grain bread. High in…

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How to Use Beans as a Meat Substitute in Any Recipe

Choosing a plant-based diet doesn’t mean giving up the meat-based dishes you love. On the contrary, there are lots of plant foods…

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