40 Raw Vegan Recipes That Are Easy And Require No Cooking

Imagine a meal prep that wasn’t followed by any cooking. That’s what a raw vegan diet looks like. A raw vegan meal is void of much more than just animal products. It also gives up the heating process. To eat like a raw vegan, one must eat foods uncooked or exclusively heated below 118°F.

Sound kind of archaic? Maybe. But there’s reasoning behind consuming foods in their purest form. “Eating things in the raw state helps to protect the nutrient contents,” says Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN, a media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When some foods are

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Pepper Jelly And Cream Cheese Is The Easy Appetizer Southern Hostesses Have Been Serving For Decades :: WRAL.com

You’re having last-minute company and need something easy to serve. If you’re from the southern U.S., one of your go-to appetizers might be a three-ingredient, sweet and savory crowd-pleaser.

Open a block of cream cheese, put it on a plate, slather it with a jar of pepper jelly and serve it with crackers like Wheat Thins, Ritz or saltines. Goat cheese is also a popular alternative to cream cheese. The creaminess of the cheese cuts down on the spiciness of the jelly and the salty crackers round it all out. Appetizer done!

“It’s the last-minute salvation of Southern parties, and

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Easy recipes from foods already in your pantry


It’s amazing the amount of great dishes you can conjure up from your pantry, without needing access to fresh ingredients. Hopefully you’ll have a few essentials in your freezer too. You’ll be surprised at how simple it can be to create really great food from everyday items. These are our best recipes you can make from pantry essentials.




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Easy Dinner Recipes (Without Having to Cook Anything)

Summer’s bounty is so vibrant and delicious on its own, it’s easy and enjoyable to forgo cooking by making the season’s produce the star of a dish. For a meal that’s as satisfying as one that you’ve spent all day cooking, focus on smart shopping and artful assembly. Here’s the formula to commit to memory: Select at least one variety of ripe raw fruit or vegetable, a prepared protein, a starch and seasonings, then combine them into a big salad, a generously topped toast, a hearty dip or an abundant snack tray.

By keeping just one or two

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7 Easy Ways To Make Healthy Food Substitutions When Dining Out | Becky Smith

Is it possible to eat healthy when dining out at a restaurant? It certainly is, with some healthy food substitutions!

All you need to do is dive into the menu and find the foods that will be the most healthy and tasty, with the least amount of trouble for yourself, the server, and the kitchen.

Years ago, I had a little anxiety about eating out because I felt obligated to order from the menu and not ask for any changes, whether the food was good for me or not.

Once I started working in the restaurant industry, I changed my

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