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In-Season Produce: Your Guide to Spring Vegetables and Fruits

What cook hasn’t yearned for the fresh flavor of spring’s first asparagus or peas, or the juicy sweetness of locally grown strawberries?…

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Whole Grain Guide Plus Cooking Tips

Whole grains are the foundation of a whole food, plant-based diet. Read on for a list of whole grains (including gluten-free options),…

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8 Great Things to Cook Slow Cooker, Plus Recipes

Ever since Crock-Pot came out with the very first set-it-and-forget-it appliance in 1970, electric slow cookers have been kitchen mainstays for busy…

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In-Season Produce: Your Guide to Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Think winter is the worst time for produce? Think again. A bountiful array of fruits and vegetables are at their most flavorful…

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15 Best Gifts for Healthy Home Cooks

The holiday shopping season will be extremely online this year, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite cookware and serveware finds…

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Sheet Pan Dinners 101 (with Recipes)

Looking for warm, hearty meals that require minimal effort and cleanup? Sheet pan dinners, aka tray bakes, have you covered. Think of…

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How to Make Salsa: Quick Tips and Easy Salsa Recipes

Forget ketchup and mustard. Salsa is the one condiment you should always have in your fridge. Chopped or blended, fresh or jarred,…

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Your Guide to Fall Fruits and Vegetables That Are In Season Now

The harvest season lives up to its name with all the wonderful produce on offer once the weather turns cool. Here’s a…

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How to Make Any Recipe Vegan (and Healthy)

Common Plant-Based Substitutes and Dairy-Free Alternatives Your first thought when it comes to veganizing a recipe might be to reach for one…

vegan substitutions ingredient swaps - aquafaba nutritional yeast dried mushrooms see article

Nature’s Cereal: How to Kick Up Your Plant-Based Breakfast Bowl Game

Sweet or savory, hot or cold, a breakfast bowl is the busy cook’s best friend in the morning. Here are our top…

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15 Ways to Use and Cook with Canned Beans

Beans are the ultimate convenience food: Inexpensive, shelf-stable, filling, and flavorful, they’re ready when you are to whip up easy meals in…

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Top Fruits and Veggies to Freeze Before Summer’s Over

Follow these tips for freezing summer’s best fruit and veggie offerings so you can enjoy their sun-kissed goodness all year long.  Freezing…

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