All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, entrees, and snacks along the way.
Cauliflower once again stands in for cream in this vegan green bean casserole—and it works.
Chewy and meaty strips of yuba are smothered in a mushroom broth for the ultimate vegan sandwich.
The popular party dip gets an animal-free makeover.
Hearty green plantains, braised in a creamy and vibrant cashew-herb sauce.
Cauliflower comes to the rescue again in this vegan version of the Roman classic.
Texture and flavor cues trick your mouth into tasting what isn't there.
The secret to success is laying down smokescreens.
A bold, citrusy, garlicky, spicy salad that's fit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Tender-crisp digestive biscuits, smothered in your favorite chocolate.
Cozy up to the comforting flavors of cinnamon, raisins, and whole wheat.
As creamy as can be—minus the cream.
A fully vegan saag paneer, so rich and creamy you'd swear there was dairy in it.
Classic Southern-style braised collards, with or without meat.
How to make fruit scones that taste fresh and bright.
Crispy copycat crackers with whole grains and a sweet 'n salty flavor.
Silky and creamy, without an ounce of dairy or egg.
Chickpea liquid is the key to light, fluffy vegan oatmeal pancakes.
The best vegan option for fluffy pancakes.
Borrow techniques used for Israeli hummus and French onion soup to make delicious stewed chickpeas.
Add a punch of heat and brine to your falafel balls.
A fresh, bright Middle Eastern hot sauce akin to chimichurri, chermoula, and salsa verde.
A few tricks produce falafel balls that are light and fluffy inside, shatteringly crisp outside.
How to make a light, creamy, 100% grease-free vegan mayonnaise in just two minutes.
An intensely flavored Thai curry that takes just 30 minutes, plus a little elbow grease.
Need to breathe some new life into your vegan repertoire? We've got eight days' worth of meals.
Ever wondered what goes into the cost of that pricy vegan restaurant meal? We've got some answers.
Advance tips for getting the most out of our fifth annual Vegan Experience.
A treasure trove of dishes you'll love, whether or not you're cutting back on meat.
Most store-bought vegan cheeses are terrible. These aren't.
Some servers are well-informed when it comes to dietary restrictions. Others, not so much.
Hacking together a meal while you're traveling just takes a little creativity.
Veganism is not by definition a diet based on health. It's a lifestyle based on compassion for animals.
What you need to create easy, filling, and tasty vegan meals.
Things I wish I would've known before starting out as a vegan.
Vegan pizza can be great, but it all comes down to the crust.
Flavor-boosting ingredients for meat-free meals.
Plotting food on a "meatiness" to "crave factor" scale.
The dos and don'ts of browsing the baked goods section as a vegan.
The Food Lab's recipe inspiration source.
A broccoli rabe, marinated vegetable, olive-salad panini sounds f*&king great to me, vegan or not.
I'm never going to be lazy about cooking or planning my meals again.
How going vegan improved the diversity of my shopping list.
Animal products, hidden where you might not expect.
Beans are your friends. Dark leafy greens are your friends.
Why I can't stand fake meat.
If a country has a history of vegetarianism at least a couple centuries old, you'll do just fine.
The pitfalls of carbo-loading and feeling left out.
How it all got started.
Green beans, fried onions, mushrooms, and creamy texture...without the cream.
Hearty plantains are braised in a rich, herbaceous cashew-milk sauce.
No butter and no cheese? No worries.
Layers upon layers of not-what-it-seems.
We pulled out all the tricks to make a vegan lasagna that's not only believable but delicious.
It's all about layering texture and flavor into the sauce.
This vegan tofu salad is packed with fresh herbs and tart lime.
A vegan twist on chocolate digestive biscuits.
Start your day with the cozy flavor of cinnamon and raisins.
Truly creamy creamed spinach, now in 100% vegan form!
Smoky, meaty, and rich...with no animals involved.
Crisp on the top, tender but fluffy in the middle, with a hint of lemon, too.
Grainy little crackers just as thin and crisp as you remember.
If you didn't know better, you might think it was the real thing.
Fresh, spicy, and crunchy.
Whip up chickpea liquid into a light meringue that delivers tall, fluffy, and moist vegan pancakes.