Kids — and adults — have been back in school for a couple of weeks now and you may be running out of ideas for healthy snacks and lunches. I think this recipe is a great way to sneak avocado and banana into the diet of any willful child or picky adult.
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Giant cookies make great gifts, whether they're treats for a classroom full of fellow students, a nod to the full belly of delicious foods already eaten, or just a fancy dressed gift of favorite home-cooking. To package them for individual gifting, try a CD sleeve and sticker wrap.
My boyfriend pointed out the Taco Bell Bold and Creamy Spicy Ranchero sauce at our local grocery. We snagged it, some tortillas and shredded cheese. As my boyfriend pointed out, we got the stuff for 8+ quesadillas at the price of two through the drive-thru. He also proposed this "no-dish" cooking method, which uses ZERO DISHES in preparation. I was skeptical at first. But the prospect of not dirtying a single dish to make dinner intrigued me…
This isn't the first time we've delved into combining cheese, pears, and honey. Our fearless copyeditor Caroline whipped up some grilled cheese of the same ilk a few months back. This variation focuses on a sweeter bread and a strong cheese. Cue Challah bread and blue cheese, please!
There are three main reasons why I love pasta salad and have made it such a staple in our home: it's easy, it's versatile, and, if you follow my tips, it's healthy.
I fully recognize that I'm one of the last people on the planet to discover rice cookers. I'm also fully aware that cooking rice shouldn't be hard, right? It's just a pan with water. IT'S JUST A PAN WITH WATER. So why can't I ever make rice without burning it? Why is it always undercooked or burnt and blackened at the bottom of the pan? The answer is simple: I'm stupid and I suck at cooking. I mean, I'm no Megan (sorry, bitch!) but I'm just not very proficient in the kitchen.
Enter the Rice Robot.
I am vegan, and my girlfriend is not. We are looking to move in together, and I had always had this (now unrealistic) idea that my home would be a vegan one.
How have other veggies and meat=eaters gotten along, and what are some tips for making everyone happy food wise?