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Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

… including school children and animal rights activists, will participate in the rally. “WAD celebration is an initiative to generate awareness among people about animal rights,” said animal husbandry department director Rajnikant Tirkey on Saturday. The department of the BJP-ruled Jharkhand has decided to join the campaign for vegetarianism at a time the saffron party-led government’s ban on meat in Maharashtra during a Jain festival kicked up a row with its partner Shiv Sena opposing the …

French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World News

… U.S., we have laws to protect adults or adolescents in the work place; yet, the USDA program to accommodate children with special dietary needs program does not consider religious beliefs as a part of the program.  In order to ask your school for accommodations, the program reports that you must supply a doctor’s note and focuses more on allergies.  Many schools are kind enough to accommodate, if parents reach out to the school, and some schools already offer a diverse menu where children …

7 ways to make family dinners work when your child is a vegetarian – The Washington Post

… vegetarians today. It’s hard to dictate what another person can and can’t eat. Other parents are cautiously supportive but nervous that they will have to cook two meals every night, and concerned that they don’t know how to cook enough meatless recipes to keep their children well nourished. Or, they may worry that their children won’t eat beans, nuts, eggs, tofu, and other sources of protein that vegetarians need for a balanced diet. To continue reading this article, please click on the …

Super Pasta: A pasta recipe everyone loves (even the vegetarian)

By Amaka Inyese | July 3, 2015 Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets, this pasta recipe you will get the silky rich sauce resulting from generous use of bacon, egg and cheese and a whole lot of peas. [Peas are a great addition] you can modify quantities and …

Seven reasons why India needs eggs on the menu of midday meals

… child nutrition: the mid-day meal scheme and anganwadis (for pre-school children under the age of six). 1. Eggs are among the most nutritious food items Here’s a comparison of the nutritive content of eggs and some vegetarian options of roughly similar cost. Need one say more? One serving provides… Source: nutritiondata.self.com. % refers to recommended daily allowance met. Note: Eggs are sometimes criticised for their fat content, but most young children in India need more fat. Aside from …

I’m going vegetarian 3 times a week – Jamie – IOL Lifestyle

… “As far as meat is concerned, many parts of the world which have areas of very long life expectancy do eat lots of vegetables but they do also eat meat too,” he continued. He said he wasn’t scaremongering about eating meat, adding. “If you love meat go for higher quality and in moderation… Winding back is definitely a good idea. It is also definitely beneficial for the environment and your wallet!” The chef, who is married to Jools, 40, with whom he has four children – Poppy, 13, …

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 of eating meat, which means her dietary choice …

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

… the animals we consume. No matter your family’s stance on meat, teach your children to value all life. Some kids will continue to eat meat if they feel that everyone has adequate respect for the sacrifice of an animal’s life. Don’t belittle or make fun of these beliefs. Having a compassionate kid is a gift. For many kids, adopting vegetarianism or becoming meat-phobic is a short-lived phase. Ride it out without demeaning your child in the process. If you have a kid who abstains …

Bruno Loubet: ‘I am not vegan or vegetarian, but beef is out’ – Profiles – People – The Independent

… untrue to everything,” the 53-year-old said. “I have not eaten beef for three months. I do eat it if I am in the restaurant somewhere. I am not vegetarian or vegan but I eat much less meat.” Although Loubet’s career trajectory may seem at odds with his current tastes, he is really returning to his roots. The chef “grew up eating vegetables”, one of seven children, in Bordeaux, where meat was an occasional treat and much of the family’s diet was made up …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com

… trained chef and currently a stay-at-home mother of four, Ms. Sheli started a vegetarian food blog, The Masala Girl: Peas & Love, and loves the interaction she has with her readers. The inspiration for many of her newer recipes comes from comments she receives from them. To test out new recipes, she said, she uses her four children — ages 18 months to 16 years — as her “recipe guinea pigs.” via Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com. …

When There’s a Vegetarian Child in the Family – NYTimes.com

This is an interesting article with cute images. Check it out. When a friend mentioned last year that her 7-year-old daughter had gone vegan, I stifled a sigh of relief. “Thank God I’m not raising children in Brooklyn,” was my smug little thought. What a fool I was. This summer, my 9-year-old returned from sleep-away camp a vegetarian. I felt her eyes on me as I frantically chopped up a defrosted chicken before dinner one evening. “How is it O.K. to eat other animals?” she murmured. …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

… partner John Vincent in 2004. Vegetables really are the star of the show here… from bright and colourful salads, main courses bursting with flavour, pies and bakes, pickles and chutneys to inspiration on feeding children. Even my meat-eating husband was drooling over the hearty stews and bold bakes. Jane lives in South Devon and the Dimbleby family have long-standing connections with the area. Pictures for the book were shot on location at The Boathouse in Dittisham, including the great …

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