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Bowl of dry potato flakes next to a heart-eyed smiley face wearing a chef’s hat. Text: Instant mashed potato flakes forever.
Bowl of dry potato flakes next to a heart-eyed smiley face wearing a chef’s hat. Text: Instant mashed potato flakes forever.
Illustration: Summer Anne Burton; source: Shutterstock

The secret ingredient for more than you know


A spread of toast triangles coated in sesame seeds, warm red sweet and sour tofu, and white rice
A spread of toast triangles coated in sesame seeds, warm red sweet and sour tofu, and white rice
Photos: Anouska Parr

All vegan and all delicious

You’ll need vegan prawns or shrimp, made from konjac, for this recipe — luckily, that’s available at most large Asian supermarkets…


And that’s a good thing!

A plate of tofu scramble that’s been dished out of a bigger platter.
A plate of tofu scramble that’s been dished out of a bigger platter.
Photo: Shutterstock

According to a recent article from the Washington Post, the sales of tofu have skyrocketed during the pandemic. For those of us who rely on a regular tofu supply, this will not come as a shock as there have been frequent “tofu shortages” in grocery stores since March of this year.

“We’ve struggled for years to figure out how to get more tofu into people’s mouths in the U.S.,” Jay Toscano, executive vice president of sales for the nation’s top tofu brand, told the Washington Post. “In the past, if we’d had 2 percent growth in sales from one year…


Violife‘s latest cookbook celebrates the vibrant flavors of summer

In addition to the delicious cheeses, Violife has recently released a free digital cookbook filled with recipes for starters, salads, main dishes, and desserts featuring the flavors of summer. There are some recipes in this book that I know I’ll never use, like the carrot hot dogs (I’m a tofu dog purist)…


This delicacy is gone from Taco Bell, but you can still make it at home

For a video demo on how to make these delicious potatoes, check out Tenderly’s Instagram. 🥔🥔🥔🥔🥔


It’s not as hard as you think, but there are 6 things I wish someone had told me first

Ice cream cone being held up against a blue sky with a fluffy white cloud placed so it resembles ice cream in the cone.
Ice cream cone being held up against a blue sky with a fluffy white cloud placed so it resembles ice cream in the cone.
Photo: Rakicevic Nenad via Pexels

Two years ago, I gave up animal products to try to help save the planet. Since, I’ve left home, started attending college, and I’ve eaten some delicious plant-based food. Going vegan is one of the best things I’ve ever done for my mind, my body, and for the planet. But it hasn’t been without its challenges. If you want to do your part to help and you’re transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, here’s my advice on making the transition and ensuring it sticks.

1. Understand why

I’m an engineering student, so perhaps I have a particular fondness for facts and figures. Nonetheless, this…


What are your favorites?

I decided to make a quick toasted caprese salad-inspired sandwich, which was super simple and delicious. To buttered bread, I just added Violife cheese, Tofurkey oven-roasted deli slices, finely cut basil, and, of course, some sliced tomatoes topped with flaky salt and garlic. …


This base is endlessly adaptable to your taste and the season — plus a recipe for fried zucchini!

A deep red tomato sauce coats thick fettucine noodles in a black pan
A deep red tomato sauce coats thick fettucine noodles in a black pan
Photos: Alicia Kennedy

Something I’ve learned from posting my dinner on the internet all the time is that what is second nature to me might be completely new to someone else. Though I certainly didn’t grow up standing next to mom at the stove, stirring a simmering tomato sauce, I’ve made red sauce enough in my adult life that I don’t use a recipe and I never think much about it.

Sometimes I’ll use fresh tomatoes; other times, I’ll use canned. Sometimes I don’t have onion, so I leave it out. If there’s no cheap red wine around to add, I use vinegar…


Use these simple, healthy recipes to create tasty treats in no time

An overhead shot of a chocolate mug cake in a white coffee mug with a spoon in it.
An overhead shot of a chocolate mug cake in a white coffee mug with a spoon in it.
Photo: Michael Pham via Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

I think we all can agree that the worst part about making dessert is the waiting. When you have a strong craving for a fudgy vegan brownie, you don’t want to spend a half hour preparing the batter, a half hour letting the brownies cook, and another half hour letting them cool. You want to eat your chocolate masterpiece right away, and satisfy that sweet tooth instantly.

Fortunately, there’s a way to avoid all that hassle.

With these three quick and easy vegan desserts I’m about to share with you, you’ll have a delicious treat that takes only minutes to…


A loaf pan lined with parchment paper and filled with chocolate chocolate chip ice cream next to an ice cream scoop & a dish.
A loaf pan lined with parchment paper and filled with chocolate chocolate chip ice cream next to an ice cream scoop & a dish.
Photos: Arabella Breck

Finally, there’s a way to make easy, no-churn vegan ice cream that is not made from bananas

After looking into different easy ways to make vegan ice cream sans an ice cream machine, I found quite a few recipes for no-churn ice cream that used a stand…

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