32 vegetarian and vegan recipes to cook for Earth Day

More and more people are embracing the plant-based life — and for good reason.

Scientists and nutritionists alike find that eating habits in the Mediterranean diet and Planetary Health Diet have optimal benefits for both the body and the earth. Both styles of eating include hefty portions of vegetables, fruits and plant-based proteins like legumes and ancient grains, and little to no meat.

Whether you’ve been fully vegan for years and are looking for some new dishes to add to repertoire, eat vegetarian most days or eat meat every night and have no idea where to start, these straightforward

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Lamb Weston Chef provides food ideas for game day | Top Story

Susan S. Johnson

RICHLAND, WA – Super Bowl Sunday is on February 7, but let’s be honest, the real star of the show is the food.

Although the big game will look a little different because of COVID-19, there’s one thing that’s still the same: food.

Miguel Mendoza, a corporate chef at Lamb Weston created a fry board to compliment the game.

“It is something that goes great with wings and traditional food we all enjoy during the big game, so we wanted to bring an inspiration with a fry board,” Chef Mendoza said.

The main ingredient is french fries.

There’s also “sauces,

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Which city’s food wins game day?

Susan S. Johnson

For some folks, even die-hard football fans, Super Bowl food is as essential to game day as the game itself. And like many Floridians, Andy Hesman and Kenny Nadeau will be rooting for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend. But when it comes to snacking, the two part ways, and voted quite differently in our city-centric Super Bowl Food Showdown.

Hesman, owner of AJ’s Press in Longwood, has Tampa roots. Years ago, he and his former business partner had a sandwich shop in Cigar City. Though it closed after sustaining serious damage during Hurricane Irma, its sister shop in Longwood

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7 Virtual Valentine’s Day Dinner Dates

Susan S. Johnson

Having Valentine’s dinner or a romantic getaway might be tougher this year, but there are still ways to have great experiences while social distancing. Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one, having a low-key Galentine’s Day, or just want to liven things up and celebrate, check out these virtual experiences and DIY meal kits for the perfect night in.

1. Pizza-Making Kit & Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding Kit + Live Cooking Class; $199

Emily Hyland of Emmy Squared pizzeria and Bobbie Lloyd of New York City’s famed Magnolia Bakery joined forces to create this unique Detroit-style pizza (basically thick, rectangular

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