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Persian Herb Platter with Feta Whip (Sabzi Khordan)

Persian Herb Platter with Feta Whip (Sabzi Khordan)

Nowruz, the Iranian or Persian New Year Celebration, centers around the spring equinox. Rooted in the Zoroastrian religion, Nowruz has been celebrated for over 3,000 years by people from all over Western, South, and Central Asia, as well as throughout the Black Sea...

How to Avoid “Traveler’s Tummy” and Protect Your Gut Health

How to Avoid “Traveler’s Tummy” and Protect Your Gut Health

Traveling sounds like the best way to spend your time off until you experience traveler’s tummy, turning your vacation into a spiral of digestive concerns. If you’ve been in and out of the bathroom after eating a local delicacy on the street, you’ve likely eaten...

Vegetarian Bánh Pate So (Vietnamese Savory Pies)

Vegetarian Bánh Pate So (Vietnamese Savory Pies)

Perfect for celebrating Lunar New Year- this vegetarian twist on traditional Vietnamese savory pies will have everyone coming back for seconds. They’re also an advantageous way to sneak some healthy foods into picky kids (and grownups!) all wrapped up in tasty puff...

Ukrainian Sauerkraut Soup (Kapusnyak)

Ukrainian Sauerkraut Soup (Kapusnyak)

This vegetarian spin on a classic Ukrainian comfort food dish is just the thing to make when the weather turns cold and dark. Mushrooms take the place of traditional pork, delivering a satisfyingly ‘meaty’ taste, while also providing a needed winter boost of vitamin...

Vegan Indian Corn Pakoras

Vegan Indian Corn Pakoras

These crispy and savory fritters are the perfect start to all your winter celebrations. Conveniently made with canned corn and dried spices, you can easily keep the ingredients on hand and have them ready for guests in 30 minutes. Pakoras are a popular celebratory...

How to Eat Healthy on Vacation Without A Fridge

How to Eat Healthy on Vacation Without A Fridge

Most advice about eating healthy on vacation involves buying alternate options at grocery stores and cooking some nights instead of dining out. But that assumes you’ll have access to a fridge and possibly a stove—amenities that are not present in all hotel rooms and...

Cozy Winter Beverages from Around the World

Cozy Winter Beverages from Around the World

Strolling through a Christmas market sipping mulled wine or snuggled up on the couch with a mug of hot chocolate, a cozy winter beverage warms the soul. Every culture has a particular version of these comforting, cold-weather drinks. The best part? Many of these...

Colombian Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri Crema

Colombian Cauliflower Steaks with Chimichurri Crema

This fresh take on a classic Colombian dish swaps beef steak for cauliflower “steak”, offering a lighter, yet still deliciously satisfying dish that’s fun to share with vegans and carnivores alike. Widely considered an Argentinian condiment, chimichurri is also...

Spiced Grilled Salmon and Flatbread with Greens

Spiced Grilled Salmon and Flatbread with Greens

Popular throughout the Middle East, India, Italy and North Africa, flatbreads are a delicious and affordable way to stretch a meal and fill out your table. The yogurt in the dough is traditional in some countries and adds extra protein and calcium, making these more...