Tag: healthy cooking 101

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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5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste At Home By Using What You’ve Got

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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How to Make Oil-Free Vinaigrettes

The classic recipe for a vinaigrette is pretty simple: one part vinegar to two or three parts oil. So, what do you…

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Ingredient IQ: Ginger Root

Fresh ginger root lends a distinctive zing to a variety of cuisines from Asia to South America. The tan, knobby root is…

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Grains Cooking Guide

Grains are a cornerstone of the whole-food, plant-based diet. Incredibly versatile, healthy, and filling, they can be incorporated into pretty much any…

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How to Read a Recipe

Experienced chefs may be able to freestyle their way through preparing a dish, but for the rest of us, following a recipe—closely,…

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10 Plant-Based Ways to Cook with Barbecue Sauce

Who says barbecue sauce is only for grilling (or meat, for that matter)? There are so many other great ways to use…

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Wicked Healthy: How to Sauté and Roast Without Oil

A brand-new recipe collection from hotshot vegan chefs Chad and Derek Sarno with David Joachim, The Wicked Healthy Cookbook is filled with crave-worthy plant-based recipes….

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5 Plant-Based Ingredient Swaps for Satisfying Dinners and Desserts

Many of us are intimidated by the thought of transitioning to a whole-food, plant-based diet. But the truth is that we can…

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