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Lea Michele's "Signature" Flu Remedy Is Something You Probably Have At Home

If the flu has taken you down, you'll likely try anything to feel better fast. While I don't recommend going as far as sleeping with onions in your socks (yes, this is a thing), you might be wondering if apple cider vinegar is helpful for the flu.…
By Brandi Neal

41 Office Snacks For Your Hangry 3:55 P.M. Slump

Even if you love your job to pieces and it is your Reason For Being, there is just plain no getting past that 3:55 p.m. slump. It's right about that time of day that everyone's brains collectively shut down, and every time you open an email or try…
By Emma Lord

11 Vegan Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas For Two

If you're planning on skipping dinner reservations this Valentine's Day (I don't blame you, restaurants are always so crowded and overpriced on February 14th), then these 11 vegan Valentine's Day dinner ideas for two are your godsend. Even if you're…
By Chelsey Grasso

The Best Plant-Based Sources Of Protein

Since I decided to stop eating animals last October, I’ve had more than one well-meaning individual ask me how I’m getting all the protein I need without eating meat. (I’ve also heard a lot of comments about how “fish isn’t really meat,” and I’m…
By Elizabeth Enochs

12 Vegan Latke Recipes For Hanukkah

When I told my dad I was heading home for the holidays this year, he said, "Great! I'll make you some latkes!" I responded, "Sounds good! So long as they're vegan!" and I promised to send him some vegan latke recipes. Though the standard latke calls…
By Rachel Krantz

50 Vegan Christmas Recipes

Whether you're Christian and religious or not, I think we can all agree that Jesus was a pretty cool dude. He believed in helping the less fortunate among us, and was one of history's greatest pacifists. All signs point to the idea that, were he…
By Rachel Krantz

20 Vegan Eggnog Recipes

Despite its decidedly un-vegan namesake, eggnog can be made vegan. In fact, whether you make it with coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, or even one of the pre-made alternative milk seasonal eggnog mixes that come out every year in supermarkets, a…
By Rachel Krantz

21 Deliciously Vegan Hanukkah Recipes

As far as Jewish holidays go, I'd argue that Hanukkah is one of the better ones for food. I mean, the only real guidelines are to eat lots of things fried in oil to celebrate the blessed magical oil that kept the candles lit for eight days when the…
By Rachel Krantz

19 Easy Vegan Holiday Cookies

Look, I'm Jewish, but that doesn't mean I can't enjoy a good Christmas cookie. Any tradition that involves dessert is a good one, as far as I'm concerned — provided that dessert is vegan, that is. Whether you're also vegan, are going to a holiday…
By Rachel Krantz

Vegan Cookie Recipes For National Cookie Day

When you’re a vegan with a sweet tooth, hunting down delicious recipes becomes a lifestyle. And, with National Cookie Day coming up, it only makes sense to celebrate with vegan cookie recipes. This year, the holiday goes down on Sunday, Dec. 4,…
By Kirsten Nunez

11 Easy Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is a holiday that almost entirely centers around food, but unfortunately not everyone's diets are reflected in the traditional dishes that make it to the party. When I was a kid, I despised the holiday because I was a picky eater that…
By Courteney Larocca

15 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

The holiday season can be a very divisive time among family. Whether it's differing political views or disagreements over family matters, it's easy to find things to argue about with your loved ones on Thanksgiving. But one thing you shouldn't have…
By Courteney Larocca

11 Vegan Stuffing Ideas

In my book, the only Thanksgiving food item that holds a candle to pumpkin pie is your classic stuffing. I mean, it's basically bread soaked in deliciousness — it's hard to go wrong. Luckily for vegans — and those of us who would simply like to…
By Rachel Krantz

19 Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

Personally, I'm always grateful to be vegan on Thanksgiving. Even though we vegans incur lots of insensitive and sometimes crazy questions from family on Thanksgiving, the day is a great reminder that you don't need to cause suffering (and sadly…
By Rachel Krantz

7 Healthy Comfort Snacks For Election Night

In times of stress — like the 2016 presidential election — we crave comfort food. We reach for food that satisfies cravings because we have emotional attachments to certain foods and know they make us feel at ease. For most of us Election Day is a…
By Marlena Ahearn

20 Scary Good Vegan Halloween Treats

Aside from spooky décor and creative costumes, Halloween revolves around sweets. Lots of them. But when your diet does not include animal products, making vegan Halloween treats is probably on your list of things to do this fall. This type of…
By Kirsten Nunez

15 Yummy Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

Even though it's still hot AF here in New York City, it's apparently already pumpkin spice latte season. The signature drink is now available at Starbucks, and the Bustle office has been flooded with samples of everything from pumpkin spice Oreos to…
By Rachel Krantz

19 Healthy Vegan Staples To Keep At The Office

While I'm not often complimented on my outfits, people at work are always complimenting me on the fact that I always seem to bring my own healthy food to work. Often, they'll say that they also want to stop spending so much money buying lunch every…
By Rachel Krantz

French Fry Burger Buns Are Perfect For Labor Day

Labor Day typically marks the last weekend of summer where we can spend the entire weekend outside eating tons of burgers, fries, hot dogs, beans, pasta salad — all the works. It is our last chance to indulge in these types of food outside, as sadly…
By Public Lives, Secret Recipes

7 Simple Ways To Give Your Body A Restart

If you’ve been feeling tired, bloated, or just out of sorts lately, summer is as good a time as any for you to give your body a restart. It may sound like quite the undertaking — adulting is hard enough without having to switch up your daily routine…
By Elizabeth Enochs