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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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The Best Knives for Cutting Vegetables – 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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How To Make Plant-Based Sandwiches

Turn the ultimate convenience food into the ultimate healthy meal with these flavor-boosting sandwich ingredient ideas. 1. Choose whole grain bread. High…

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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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Lighter Vinaigrette: How to Make Oil-Free Salad Dressing

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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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 Recipes 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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In the Kitchen with Darshana: Weekend Prep 101

It’s not easy sticking to healthy resolutions when you’re tired and hungry after a long day. That’s why we recommend setting aside…

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What Is Aquafaba? How to Use It in Cooking

Since it was discovered less than three years ago by French chef Joël Roessel, aquafaba has been all the rage with vegan…

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