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Tag: healthy cooking 101

How to Make Quick Homemade Jam (No Canning Needed!)

Store-bought jams are often loaded with added sugar, and canning your own can take a lot of time, equipment, and effort. But…

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Do You Need a High-Speed Blender? (Plus Shopping and Blending Tips)

Smoothie aficionados and nice cream enthusiasts swear by them, but are high speed blenders really necessary for most plant-based home cooks? After…

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4 Recipes You Can Make in a Hotel Room, and Other Healthy Travel Hacks

Cooking in a small kitchen with limited tools can be tricky—but it’s not impossible! Whether you’re on the road for a business…

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Are Potatoes Good For You? Everything You Need to Know About Starchy Vegetables

The average American consumes nearly 50 pounds of potatoes per year, making it the most popular vegetable in the United States. So…

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20 Pro Tips to Reduce Food Waste at Home

From conserving water to reducing carbon emissions, the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet extend beyond your own health to support the…

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The 4 Easiest Herbs to Grow at Home, According to a Garden Expert

Growing your own herbs saves money, avoids plastic packaging, and reduces food waste, since you only cut what you need. We asked…

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Knife Skills for Beginners: A Visual Guide to Slicing, Dicing, and More

Finding that it takes you more time to chop and prep your ingredients than to actually cook them into a meal? This…

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How to Make Vegetable Broth

When it comes to flavor, homemade broth wins out every time over store-bought and costs about a quarter of what you’d pay…

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1-Week Vegan Meal Plan: How to Eat Plant-Based on a Budget for Just $7 a Day

A whole-food, plant-based diet is not expensive. In fact, plant-based staples such as brown rice, potatoes, and beans are some of the…

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18 Essential Baking Tools for Healthy Home Bakers

Baking can often be more of a science than an art: The precise chemical reactions, ingredient ratios, and strict cook times are…

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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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