Tag: Cooking

  • 15 Mushrooms and How to Use Them in Vegan Cooking

    Delicious, medicinal, psychedelic, or sometimes deadly, mushrooms are equal parts fascinating and mysterious. Mushrooms and their mycelium still elude us, but we’ve become regular mycophiles in all aspects. The days of only finding white button, cremini, and portabello mushrooms at the grocery store are over. It’s not unusual to find fresh shiitakes or oyster mushrooms…

  • The 5 Healthiest Cooking Oils for Vegan Diets

    There are a lot of things that cooking with oil can do that just can’t be replicated by water or broth. Caramelized onions, golden brown panko-crusted tofu, and elevated flavors—all of these are made possible by oil. When used in moderation, oil can be a healthy part of any diet. But, not all oils are…

  • Should You Peel Your Vegetables? (Plus, the Best Peelers to Make Cooking Prep Easy and Quick!)

    To peel or not to peel? That’s the question we often find ourselves asking when it’s time to prep dinner. It turns out, the right answer often depends on the type of vegetable you’re cooking. We spoke with a dietitian to find out why, sometimes, it’s best to leave the skin on. And for those…

  • These Easy, Healthy Vegan Meals Are Perfect for College Dorm Cooking

    Busy college students often have to cook meals in a pinch. Unfortunately, improper meal planning means we’re left desperately reaching for cereal, thawing frozen meals, or splurging on takeout.  However, this doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, eating healthy plant-based meals while living the dorm life requires nothing more than a microwave and…

  • Which Rice Is Right for Your Meal? Plus, 5 Ways to Improve Your Cooking Technique

    Rice is one of the most common foods in the world. In fact, between 2021 and 2022, research suggests that around 520 million metric tons of rice was consumed around the world. Rice is versatile, nutritious (it’s mainly a good source of carbohydrates), and goes with pretty much anything. But if you’re wondering: which types…