Monthly Blog Archives: March 2015

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

By Catherine Gill | March 28, 2015 Although the word vegetarian was coined in the year 1839, and used thereafter as a term referring to a primarily plant-based eater, this particular lifestyle and diet choice has been in existence since practically the beginning of time. In fact, famous vegetarians who lived before then include Confucius (551- 479 BCE), Plato (428- 348 BCE), Leonardo da Vinci (1452- 1519) and Henry David Thoreau (1817- 1862), just to name a very few. Presently, […]

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

From DailyWorld | March 26, 2015 Americans just can’t get enough chicken. Since 1965, they’ve eaten more just about every year. Now, eggs are enjoying a revival, too. Not to spoil anyone’s next meal, but there are a few things you might want to know about that food on your plate. Most egg-laying hens spend their lives crammed in spaces so tiny they cannot turn around or spread their wings. While chickens raised for food […]

Vegan blogger Dreena Burton says her recipes will make you go meat-free | Daily Mail Online

By Maybelle Morgan for MailOnline | 27 March 2015 Most meat-eaters would physically cringe at the phrase ‘plant-based’ diet, but one woman has made it her aim to educate the world about the benefits of going vegan. Cookbook author Dreena Burton, 44, stopped eating meat, fish and animal products 20 years and during that time, has written five best-selling cookbooks. The Vancouver-based author’s most recent, Plant-Powered Families, includes more than 100 whole-food, vegan recipes to […]

A journey for curd – The Hindu

By Srinivasa Ramanujam | March 27, 2015 What is crucial for a quintessential Tamilian who happens to be a vegetarian? It has to be curd. Curd is supremely underrated and most people elsewhere in India use it to end a meal. But ask most Tamilians and they’ll tell you that it could well be the meal by itself, provided you have a handful of rice. This is what I was banking on when I headed […]

Capsugel invests $25m in vegetarian drug capsules

By Gareth MacDonald | 26 March 2015 Capsugel invests in vegetarian capsules citing demand for lower moisture content and API cross-linking risk. Capsugel will invest $25m (€22m) to expand production of vegetarian-friendly drug and food supplement capsules. The US capsule firm announced the investment today, describing it as enabling a combination of new production lines and technology upgrades at sites in Greenwood, South Carolina, U.S.; Puebla, Mexico; Colmar, France; and Sagamihara, Japan. CEO Guido Driesen […]

Brunch at Tree House: Vibrant Vegetarian and Vegan Plates, Cocktails and Doughnuts | Riverfront Times

By Mabel Suen | March 25, 2015 Since opening in June 2013, Tree House has offered a refined take on vegetarian and vegan cuisine, crafting vibrant plates and cocktails in a bistro-style atmosphere. In addition to its full dinner service and not-so-secret nighttime lounge, the Night Owl, Tree House offers a brunch menu featuring its most popular offerings as well as some exclusive weekend eats. Eggs Benedict special with vegan crabcake and vegan chipotle hollandaise. […]

Vegetarian Mock Chopped Liver – Kosher Recipes & Cooking

By Kenden Alfond | March 29 ,2015 This plant-based version of chopped liver dip makes a lovely addition to your holiday meal. Mushrooms and walnuts give this dip a unique flavor that everyone will enjoy. Serve with crunchy, fresh celery and matzo crackers. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link:  via Vegetarian Mock Chopped Liver – Kosher Recipes & Cooking.

Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook | WISH-TV

By wishpeggymcclelland | March 25, 2015 Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook and some advice on how to select the best foods for your body. Chef Wendell starts off by making a flavored water for those water haters. In a ball jar, muddle strawberries, basil leaves, and lemons then pour it through a strainer into a glass. Stevia would be his sweetener of choice. “When Hoosiers are thirsty, they drink ‘everything’ but […]

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

BY AVERY YALE KAMILA | March 25, 2015 When Kara Owens was a child, her father worked as a butcher. Needless to say, her attempts to go vegetarian weren’t successful. She did manage a few months of vegetarianism when she was 15 and a couple weeks here and there afterward. But mostly she ate what everyone else ate. “We were a meat- and chicken-heavy family,” said Owens, who lives in Scarborough. In fact, her dad […]

Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com

By Erinn Hutking, Special to U-T San Diego, Posted March 24 2015 Eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing age-related cataracts, according to a recent study conducted at Oxford University. As part of a study survey that followed a large group of people for more than a decade, researchers discovered a link between red meat intake and cataracts. According to the results, those over age 65 who followed a […]

A perpetual quest for the perfect veggie burger | The Japan Times

By Ananda Jacobs, Published March 24 2015 The “Big Three” in veggie burger making are tofu, beans and mushrooms. Japan prides itself on tofu — and by extension beans — and mushroom varieties are a mainstay of the nation’s cuisine. So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that Japan cooks up a variety of veggie burgers. A quick internet search can reveal a fair number of options in Tokyo. DevaDeva Cafe in […]

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Published March 24 2015 More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: It’s the Great American Meat-Out, and getting on board can be a great opportunity to improve your […]

Chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich is delightful vegetarian recipe – The Winchester Sun: Features

From www.centralkynews.com, posted 23rd March 2015 Although this week’s recipe was pretty simple, I was so excited that I got to geek out and make something super vegetarian. Something totally up my alley, and something that I feel others would love if they just gave it a try. I am always on the hunt for new vegetarian recipes. I must say that Pinterest has been a godsend in more ways than one — it helped […]

Ottawa yogis and childhood chums open vegetarian restaurant | Ottawa Citizen

By Karen Turner, Ottawa Citizen, Posted March 22 2015 Call it pure luck or pure determination, but Amber Stratton and Jen Dalgleish have come a long way from selling handmade clay jewelry to their Grade 6 classmates in Manotick. Fast-forward 23 years, the longtime best friends now own two Pure Yoga Ottawa studios (270 Richmond Rd. and 359 Bank St.) and recently opened Pure Kitchen (formerly Milagro Grill at 357 Richmond Rd.), a vegetarian restaurant and juice bar in Westboro. “It […]

Health: Boost your metabolism with this buffalo wing alternative

Are you a vegetarian but still feel that big gulp of saliva fill your throat when someone beside you pulls out a buffalo wing? Well you’re in luck! Just in case you previously had a phobia for cauliflower, after tasting this creative recipe, you would be noticing patriotic instincts when it comes to this. Crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, these cauliflower bites are the closest a vegetarian can get to a […]

Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy

By Justin Sayers, Special to the Arizona Daily Star, Posted March 21st 2015 As someone who’s been a vegan for nearly 25 years and is well involved in the local animals rights community, Peggy Raisglid admits she was nervous when prominent activist Matt Ball showed up at her vegetarian eatery. “He was kind of like a hero long before I ever met him,” said Raisglid, who owns the Lovin’ Spoonfuls Restaurant, 2990 N. Campbell Ave. […]

This is why I love being vegetarian | Stuff.co.nz

By Danielle Calder, Posted 22nd March 2015 I’m a vegetarian for ethical reasons, although I plan on becoming a vegan in the near future. I became a vegetarian at 15, initially because I wanted to be unique: none of my friends were vegetarian, and I had heard that you lost weight once you went veggie. Well, I lost some weight, but once I discovered pasta I put it right back on! As I got older, I […]

Readers’ recipe swap: Veggie roast | Eve O’Sullivan | Life and style | The Guardian

By Eve O’Sullivan, Posted 20th March 2015 Growing up in a vegetarian household, I feel well placed to pick meat-free alternatives to Sunday roasts; in fact, the recipe testing for this week’s theme was perfectly timed with Mother’s Day, so the ultimate judge was also present. The whole roasted cauliflower spiced with smoked paprika and turmeric from TheWholeIngredient was brilliantly simple; perfect as a side dish for everyone or a main for two. Airinie Azhar-Konstantinidou’s […]

Navratri: Hotels revamp menu with ‘fast’ food for the nine-day Navratri festival | Latest News & Gossip on Popular Trends at India.com

By Indo-Asian News Service, March 20 2015 New Delhi, March 20 : Get set for gastronomical adventures galore with the onset of Navratri from Saturday. Various restaurants across Delhi-NCR are ready with revamped menus to cater to the appetite of food patrons during the the nine-day Navratri festival which starts this Saturday. Hotels and restaurants have redesigned menus to cater to people who would be following a strict food regimen, which includes avoiding onion, garlic, rice, wheat, […]

Meet the Butcher—and Former Vegetarian—Who Now Specializes in Humane Slaughter | TakePart

By Sarah McColl, published March 18 2015 If you want a burger made from what the USDA considers humanely slaughtered beef, you don’t have to look far. Any Big Mac from McDonald’s will do. Surprised? Like the vague catch-all term “natural,” humane slaughter evokes more idyllic, blue-sky principles than it usually deserves. Although its enforcement has historically been hit or miss, the Humane Slaughter Act has been on the books since 1958 to prevent the […]

New vegans explain their motivations and how easy or hard it is to eat differently – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

By Avery Yale Kamila, Posted March 18 2015 Sam Moore never knew any vegans until he went vegan himself two years ago. “Veganism is a very new idea to a lot of people, including me,” said Moore, 35. The Maine native, who now lives in North Conway, New Hampshire, took the vegan plunge after watching YouTube videos of cooks preparing raw food. “I tried to do some of the things they were doing, but it […]

“Vegetarian” Cocoa Puffs: Boston School Cafs on the Front Lines of the Food Wars – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly

By Susan Raab, Posted 18 March 2015 School lunch is big business, and the meals provided by school cafeterias are both critical for some students and challenging to fund for school districts that supply them. Debates have raged nationally for decades about which foods to serve, whether to supply hot meals as well as cold, and how to entice kids to make better food choices in the lunch line. First Lady Michelle Obama has made […]

Eat fish and veggies to reduce colon cancer risk, study says | Nature World Report

By John Tyburski, Nature World Report, Posted March 16 2015 According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. It is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women, showing up in over 93,000 people each year. The lifetime risk for developing colon cancer is about one in 20. While the causes of colon cancer remain mysteries, many have speculated that diet […]

Recipe: Vegetarian pumpkin & spinach lasagne | Stuff.co.nz

By Fiona Smith, posted 16th March 2015 PUMPKIN & SPINACH LASAGNE, Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into pieces 150ml whole milk 50g parmesan cheese, grated 250g ricotta cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for greasing 1 onion, finely chopped 500g spinach, stems removed, leaves chopped 500g fresh or instant lasagna sheets METHOD 1. Put the pumpkin in a steamer over boiling water and […]

Nigel Slater’s five vegetarian recipes | Life and style | The Guardian

The oven has been busy this week – baking spiced aubergines, trays of roast vegetables with eggs and a layered dish of dal and sweet potatoes. There have been frying pans of peppers and wheat on the hob, and sesame-coated cheese for bright citrus salads. It was only as we ladled out the last of the layers of baked dal onto our plates that I realised the kitchen hasn’t seen a joint of meat all […]

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

By Anoothi Vishal, Posted 15 March 2015 You don’t have to brandish French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu’s Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste to know that tastes in food are not just indicators of class but are, in fact, one of the ways in which social positioning is specifically contrived. We have enough examples of that all around us. A filet mignon may have been utterly fashionable till yesterday. But today, not only […]

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

By David Tanis, Posted March 13 2015 Lasagna, that many-layered marvel, is a dish that shifts with the seasons. Like fashion, it comes in different hues and textures that match the weather. Cold-weather lasagna may sport tawny wild mushrooms or burnt-umber butternut squash. Or there is the hearty and filling lasagna alla Bolognese, oozing with a brick-red meaty ragù. A summer lasagna may feature vivid ripe tomatoes and basil. But the color for a springtime […]

10 Vegetarian Sweet Potato Recipes to Make for Dinner

By Erin Alderson, Posted March 13 2015 With spring produce coming into season, you may be tempted to ditch what’s left in your kitchen and start fresh. However, if you’re like me and always overload on sweet potatoes, you may have a few still hiding in your kitchen, ready to make one of these delicious vegetarian meals! Sweet Potato Feta Dinner Skillet via A Couple Cooks One skillet dinners are always top on my list for […]

5 tasty recipes for the discerning vegetarian

From msn.com, posted 13 March 2015 Here are five recipes that every vegetarian will love! 1. Rich and creamy malai kofta delights almost every vegetarian. This dish actually originated from the Mughlai cuisine. Chef Ruchi Bharani brings you this delectable, classic north Indian dish which can be served with naans or rotis and even rice and pulav. To finish reading this article and access the recipes, click on this link: via 5 tasty recipes for the […]

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

By Clare Mackintosh, posted March 2015 Should parents dictate their children are vegetarians when they are too young to make their own choice? As I looked through the responses to a party invitation recently, I was surprised to see a scribbled note from one of the parents, informing me their daughter was a vegetarian. A vegetarian? At five years old? How ridiculous. You can’t tell me a five-year-old can make informed decisions about the ethics […]

7 vegetarian breakfast ideas that aren’t quiche | MNN – Mother Nature Network

By Ali Berman, posted 11 March 2015 7 Vegetarian Breakfast Ideas That Aren’t Quiche From chickpeas in maple syrup to tofu in hot pockets, a vegetaran breakfast can be filling and delicious. Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and yet the most common breakfast foods tend to be sugary cereals or simple carbs in the form of pancakes, bagels and muffins. Few people think of vegetables as an integral part […]

Crunch Numbers, Not Dead Animals, and See How Many Lives You Can Save | TakePart

By Josh Scherer, posted March 10, 2015 Assistant Editor Josh Scherer has written for Epicurious, Thrillist, and Los Angeles magazine. He is constantly covered in corn chip crumbs. Wearable tech products like the Fitbit and Nike Fuel Band—and the new Apple watch—allow casual joggers and hardcore crossfitters alike to track every metric from their workout. Fitness aficionados can now calculate their average heart rate, total power output, and calories burned over a long period of […]

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

By Sally Pasley Vargas, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MARCH 10, 2015 Stuffed peppers. Sweet bell peppers and squash, punctuated by piquant olives and feta, come together in a riot of color in this vegetarian supper. While the stuffed peppers bake, toast some to sprinkle on top to add another layer of texture and flavor. The peppers meet again in a baked dish of “broken” lasagna noodles with tomato sauce. Regular ruffled lasagna noodles work well here (don’t […]

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

By Editor, Posted March 10, 2015 Just because a meal is vegetarian doesn’t mean it can’t be “meaty.” One trick to heighten the depth of flavors in plant-based dishes? Use ingredients that offer a pop of umami, say Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of America’s Test Kitchen, who have released the new cookbook The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. Umami (which means “delicious” or “yummy” in Japanese) is the name of the savory flavor in meat and […]

Alert: A vegetarian diet’s hidden gifts and super traps – Idaho Press-Tribune: Members

Mehmet Oz, M.D. and Michael Roizen, M.D., Posted March 10 2015 If you think switching to a no-meat diet will take pounds off quicker than Gypsy Rose Lee shed her costume (about which she said, “I wasn’t naked, I was completely covered by a blue spotlight”), think about this: What do you call someone who eats nothing but macaroni and cheese from a box? A lacto-vegetarian (although not a very healthy one). There’s a new […]

Empowerment of a vegetarian lifestyle — Sonoma State Star – The university’s student-run newspaper

By Olivia Johnson, Staff Writer – posted March 10, 2015 There are two opinions when it comes to eating meat, either you love it or you hate it. The difference between the two, is one overthinks where the meat comes from while the other enjoys the taste. I have been a vegetarian for the past eight months and I couldn’t be happier. Although I grew up in a family of meat lovers, now that I […]

Review: Little Beet Table turns healthy eating into chore – NY Daily News

By Michael Kaminer, March 10th, 2015 Dining with a dieter can be a downer. And judging from Little Beet Table, having them cook for you is even worse. “Top Chef Masters” veteran Franklin Becker “transformed” his cooking after a diabetes diagnosis, his bio says. Having found religion, he launched the gluten-free Midtown fast-food spot called Little Beet. It became such a hit that he followed it with Little Beet Table — a more formal spin […]

Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

From The Wall Street Journal, Posted March 10, 2015 TO prevent certain types of cancer, a vegetarian diet with some fish might be the best protection, according to a new study. The study, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that fish-eating vegetarians, or pescovegetarians, had a 43 per cent lower risk of colorectal cancers than nonvegetarians. This beat out the results for vegans, who had a 16 per cent lower […]

You will eat more than 7,000 animals in your lifetime – that’s a lot of steak – Mirror Online

By Stian Alexander, Posted 8 March 2015 The Vegetarian Calculator page on Facebook says humans eat 11 cows, 27 pigs and an amazing 2,400 chickens. Human carnivores devour more than 7,000 animals in their life – including 11 cows, 27 pigs and 2,400 chickens. A meat eater who lives to 80 will also average 4,500 fish, 80 turkeys and 30 sheep, according to the Vegetarian Calculator page on Facebook. It says that if rabbits, ducks, […]

The world’s first vegan parmo comes to Stockton (From The Northern Echo)

by Chris Webber, Reporter (Stockton/Hartlepool) The Teesside dish of chicken breast in a bechamel cheese sauce might be considered a tough call to make for people who won’t eat meat or cheese. But cooks at the newly opened Labrynth Holistic Community Cafe on Skinner Street, which has opened as a not-for-profit organisation after members of the public raised £900 set it up, have achieved it. Deb Knibbs, one of the owners of the cafe and […]

The Veggie Bowl at Saigon Bowl Will Leave You Pho-filled – Denver | Denver News and Events | Westword

BY CHELSEA KEENEYFRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015 What do suffering through cold weather, a mild illness and a raging hangover all have in common? They’re all best treated with a big bowl of pho. The traditional Vietnamese soup is typically served in a beef broth, so finding a real vegetarian stock and be tricky. The noodle experts at Saigon Bowl in Far East Center on South Federal Boulevard have the veg crowd covered. The extensive menu can […]

More than one good reason for eating mainly plant foods

AUTHORS: Malcolm P Forbes, Research Associate, Centre for Research Excellence in Chronic Disease Prevention and Care at James Cook University Rosemary Stanton. Nutritionist & Visiting Fellow at UNSW Australia DISCLOSURE STATEMENT The authors do not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article. They also have no relevant affiliations. Meat contains some important nutrients, but it’s not essential for a healthy diet. Many people, […]

Sweet potato casserole; artichoke Caesar dip – The Auburn Villager : Opinion

By Jacquelyn Horne, posted March 5, 2105 The various food lifestyles people choose to follow always interest me. I know I have spent an enormous amount of time getting my arms around Rick’s Celiac diet. With the addition of a diabetic diet, I am truly over the top with massive confusion. I never thought about adding another special diet into the mix until I found out a friend from high school is struggling with his […]

Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease risk by 20% – Mirror Online

By Andrew Gregory, 5 March 2015  Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease risk by 20% Scientists made the discovery after analysing the eating and lifestyle habits of more than 450,000 people for more than a decade Turning vegetarian or just eating more veg could reduce your chance of heart disease by up to 20%. Scientists made the discovery after analysing the eating and lifestyle habits of more than 450,000 people for more than a decade. Those […]

British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies – Lifestyle Recipes – Reveal

LIFESTYLE British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies Published Wednesday, Mar 4 2015, 18:20 GMT  |  By Kathryn Lewsey If you really need an excuse to tuck into a pie, then make sure you get involved with British Pie Week, which has just kicked off. We love this recipe for this tasty vegetarian pie which combines cheese with mustard. This easy recipe for individual mustard and cheese pies proves just how […]

Vegetarian Protein Sufficient For Appetite Control and Weight LossMedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Alex Johnstone PhD, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, Aberdeen  Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Previous work has indicated that high-protein (30% of diet as protein) meat-based weight loss diets are highly satiating, and reduce the free food intake over a four-week period (1,2). There is limited data on assessing the effect of different types of protein on appetite in weight loss studies (3). Previously, a mixed meat source of […]

Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous make a satisfying vegetarian meal – Winston-Salem Journal: Recipe Swap

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal, Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 This recipe for stuffed peppers makes for a nice vegetarian entrée. The filling offers interesting flavors with almonds, raisins and olives. And the pureed avocado makes a light but flavorful sauce for the peppers. This dish has only 365 calories in a serving of one whole stuffed pepper. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link: via Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous […]

Vegetarian, meat protein provide similar appetite control, weight loss

Neacsu M, et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;doi:10.3945/ajcn.113.077503., March 3, 2015 A vegetarian-based high-protein eating plan appears to offer the same appetite control and weight loss as a meat-based plan with the same amount of protein, according to research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In a study of adult men with obesity, gut hormone profile was similar between the two regimens, suggesting both high-protein weight-loss (HPWL) diets could be equally effective as […]

Commentary: Going vegetarian, buying Fair Trade are starts – Daily Pilot

By Katie Bick, March 2, 2015 I was every father’s worst nightmare. My dad had sent his little girl to college, and I’d come back a vegetarian. He didn’t know what to do with me during our Thanksgiving dinner. Believing firmly that the human brain evolved from red meat consumption, he could not understand why I would sacrifice my neural functioning and our Thanksgiving turkey just because I’d gone off to what he likes to call […]

Avoid cruelty, go vegetarian | The Border Mail

March 3, 2015, midnight “IF slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.” Paul McCartney’s comment hits close to home this week. Wangaratta’s Gathercole’s abattoir on Greta Road has been investigated by the meat industry regulator PrimeSafe and found to have breached essential animal welfare standards. Footage posted online in January revealed an employee of Gathercole’s abattoir cut the throats of lambs while they appeared to be conscious and moving. The same employee was also […]

Luxemburger Wort – Weekday vegetarian – an act of love!

Published on Sunday, 1 March, 2015 at 12:54 For some reason we like to put labels on others and on ourselves. Especially when it comes to food and diets. You are either a meat eater, or vegetarian. Maybe even vegan. You might have heard of the petition 478 here in Luxembourg calling on the government to publicly support and promote vegetarian and vegan nutrition. It’s a great initiative, and I hope it is successful. Especially […]

7 Vegetarian Recipes That Aren’t Salad | InStyle

MARCH 1, 2015 @ 2:02 PM, BY: PUREWOW Below is an excerpt from “7 Veggie Recipes That Aren’t Salad,” which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com. Sure, any fool can make a delicious vegetable dish when the farmers’ market is overflowing with bounty. But it takes a clever person–or PureWow–to create an appetizing veggie experience during these days of cold temps and snowdrifts. Here are six entrées to make tonight. To finish reading […]

Fredericksburg woman’s soup business grows organically – Fredericksburg.com: Local Business

BY LINDLEY ESTES/THE FREE LANCE-STAR, Posted on Mar 1, 2015 Kelly Pawlik only uses organic, locally grown ingredients in her soups, so it’s fitting that her business City Soup grew in the same way. In November Pawlik, 44, began the business out of the kitchen of her Willis Street home in Fredericksburg as a way to make extra cash, but word bubbled through the community. Likes on the business’ Facebook page, its only means of marketing, […]

Telling your kids they just ate Babe: Observations from a meat-phobic mom

By Heather Hale, Feb 27th 2015 My parents started calling me a “bleeding heart” before I can remember. I love animals. I love insects. I love the green grass that grows between my feet. I’m also kind of a sissy, if you missed that. Forever, I fought my family on eating meat, not that it did me any good. I’m a Montana girl, born and raised, and we eat meat around here – dang good […]

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

By Margaret Ely February 27 A top U.S. nutritional panel is recommending that everyone eat less meat to protect the environment. Ellie Krieger answered your questions, including plenty about vegetables, during our recent online discussion. Here are some tips and suggestions for vegetarians, vegans and other vegetable lovers. Going vegetarian? Be sure to vary your diet to be sure you’re getting enough protein. “As long as your vegetarian diet contains a mix of grains, beans, […]

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

By Liz O’Keefe, 27th February 2015 Vanilla Black co-owner and head chef, Andrew Dargue, speaks exclusively to Produce Business UK about heading up the vegetarian revolution and making fruit and veg the stars of the show Tucked away in the winding streets of London’s Chancery Lane is a high-end, fine-dining Michelin-recommended restaurant called Vanilla Black, which just happens to be vegetarian. Andrew Dargue and his co-owner and partner Donna Conroy stand out in many ways. […]

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