Articles Tagged “special diets”

Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Bell Peppers

By • October 12, 2012 • 1 Comment

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Recently, we learned all about hot peppers. Today we turn to their mild-mannered cousin, the bell pepper. Crunchy when raw, meltingly sweet when roasted, bell peppers come in a rainbow of colors. And unlike other peppers, which vary in heat depending on factors ranging from their species to the weather, you'll never find a hot bell pepper: due to a recessive gene, they don't produce capsaicin, the chemical that causes spiciness.

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Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Grapes

By • October 5, 2012 • 2 Comments

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How many types of grape are there? If you answered two -- "red" and "white," aka purple and green -- well, you're not the only one. In reality, there are hundreds of grape varieties used in wine-making, but even at the best farmers' markets you'll only find a handful of different types of "table grapes," as the snacking varieties are called.

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The New Veganism

6 Hearty, Filling Vegan Breakfasts

By • October 4, 2012 • 13 Comments

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Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.

Today: Move over, Oliver Twist -- there's a new porridge in town. Gena shares 6 warm, filling vegan breakfasts, including a recipe for Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge.

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The New Veganism

Thinking Outside the Wrap

By • September 20, 2012 • 8 Comments

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Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.

Today: Gena turns the traditional wrap on its head by putting the greens on the outside, with a recipe for Collard Wraps with Herbed Cashew Spread and Roast Peppers.

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