From The Ground Up Gluten-Free Snacks

Cauliflower-based pretzels and crackers that actually satisfy

At last, pretzels made for gluten-free and vegan snackers. From the Ground Up snacks are made from cauliflower and cassava flour—the product of a dried and ground cassava root (a tropical root vegetable that looks something like the lovechild of a potato and a coconut). The snacks are delicious (with the mildest cauliflower aftertaste), low in calories and carbs, and, most importantly, service a subset …

Four New Cook Books for Fall

From the non-traditional to vegetarian and scientific, these recipes will entice home chefs

While it’s—for better or worse—known for pumpkin spiced everything, fall is also when some of our favorite ingredients come back in season and the weather cools down enough for us to consider using our ovens again. With that in mind, we have chosen four new cook books that we’re testing out. From health-focused recipes to mostly vegetarian to science-based formulas, the selection is diverse, but …

Animated Recipe: Baked Tofu

Our simple GIF guide to making a restaurant-quality snack

Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe that results in restaurant-quality, crispy tofu—without breaking out the frying pan. Serve it with your favorite sauce or on top of your favorite noodles, salad or rice. Also, feel free to get creative and marinate your tofu before baking. Ingredients (yield: two to four servings) 1-14 ounce extra-firm tofu 1 tablespoon cornstarch ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper Preheat …