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World Vegetarian Day 2015: 15 things only vegetarians understand | Metro News

… 15 things that only vegetarians will understand. 1. You’ll always get your food first on a flight It might not always be edible, but it’s pretty cool to get priority service once in a while. Unfortunately this also means you’re stuck with the dirty tray on your lap for absolutely ages until everyone else has been served and finished. 2. Posh restaurants often have the worst vegetarian food Goats cheese tart, pasta or risotto just doesn’t cut it if you’re paying top price for it. Many …

Memphis Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol Gets Lean and Strong Without Much Meat – WSJ

By Jen Murphy | April 13, 2015 Most people go to Barcelona, one of the world’s great food cities, and forget their diets. When Marc Gasol, the Memphis Grizzlies star center, was there last summer, he lost 20 pounds. Mr. Gasol, 30, stopped eating refined sugar and processed foods and cut back carbs and red meat. Mr. Gasol is originally from Barcelona and spends the off-season back home with his wife and daughter. He describes his new diet as semi-vegetarian, or flexitarian, and says weight loss …

Being vegan’s about ‘making positive changes’ | Stuff.co.nz

By Jonathan Allen | April 4, 2015 Being vegetarian or vegan is about making positive changes. Huge ones. For the animals, for your health, for future generations and for the environment. It is choosing to not contribute to the industries that we know are exploitative, cruel and damaging. When I was 16, I worked in a supermarket butchery for a few months. At the same time I was considering going vegetarian and had already cut my meat consumption down to just chicken. When I left that job, I …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

By Rupert Steiner in Malmo, Sweden | April 2, 2015   Our new vegetarian meatballs will save the planet, says IKEA: Flat-pack furniture firm says meat-free makeover will cut carbon emissions by half IKEA hopes to save the planet with chickpea and kale ‘veggie balls’ The ‘non-meat meatball’ also contains carrots, peppers and peas  Swedish flat-pack firm sells one billion regular meatballs every year It changed the world with its flat-pack furniture and now Ikea …

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

… initiative. Not surprisingly, Congress is eyeing that as a place to cut funding, once again increasing the difficulties faced by public schools. This week, Boston Public Schools laid out a plan to “cut cafeteria costs by reducing the variety and number of offerings…raising concerns among some parents and food service employees, who worry that students will not find anything they like to eat,” according to the Boston Globe. “The changes, scheduled to begin next month, affect more than 40 …

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 steam for 20 minutes …

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

… minutes until the cheese has started to soften. While the cheese bakes, remove the peel from two of the oranges with a very sharp knife, then cut them into thickish slices, about six per fruit. Squeeze the remaining orange into a bowl, and add the olive oil, vinegar, a little salt and some black pepper, coarsely ground, and then the sliced oranges. Wash the spinach and dry in a salad spinner, then toss with the orange slices and their dressing. Divide the spinach and orange slices between two …

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

… we’ve found some delicious recipes that will help you get your green fix early in the day. Breakfast Burrito Bowl We know you’re going to enjoy this breakfast burrito bowl from Pinki’s Palate. No wrap means you get to cut the carbs. And because it’s packed with zucchini, bell pepper, avocado, cilantro and tomatoes, you’ll have devoured almost the entire rainbow before you leave for work. Add in the tofu and chickpeas for protein, and you’ve got yourself a …

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

… doing. It had always been a thought in my mind when it came to ordering a meal, what if I decided to only eat fish and cut out all meat from my appetite? Then on Fourth of July, while at a family barbecue we were eating steak and I had the most bloody piece of meat. It was then and there that I decided to give the vegetarian lifestyle a try. At the time, I received  news that Foster Farms had a recall on their chicken, pushing me even more into my decision. Many will disagree on the vegetarian …

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 …

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 meat, by most people’s standards. Finally, when I left for college, I cut meat out …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… some kind of protein.” Edamame or marinated tofu would work for protein, and top it all off with an Asian-style dressing. If you’re a new vegan, check the Vegetarian Resource Group or cookbooks by Mark Reinfeld. His most recent is “The 30-Minute Vegan: Soup’s On!” cut down on the time it takes to roast vegetables by choosing tender vegetables such as asparagus, broccolini and green beans, which will roast in half the time of root vegetables, “taking only 15 to 30 minutes at 375 …

Montreal Restaurant Serves A Classic Poutine Even Vegetarians Can Eat | MTL Blog

… their poutine. Regardless of when you go, don’t be surprised to be greeted by a healthy, affordable portion of home-cut, skin-on fries, large chunks of squeaky cheese curds, and a tasty gravy on top that perfectly complements the other ingredients. What might surprise you, however, is the make-up of the gravy—it achieves its unctuous flavour entirely through vegetarian ingredients. While there are many vegetarian poutines throughout Montreal, none of the other ones quite nail the …

Plant-based menu options sprouting up everywhere | Windsor Star

By Beatrice Fantoni, Feb 11, 2015 – 5:38 PM EST – Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015 – 9:11 PM EST The list of entrees on the latest menu at Neros Steakhouse reads something like this: herb roasted double cut Alberta lamb chops, organic bison tenderloin, lentil cake spiced with cumin and caramelized onion. You read that right. Right next to steaming hunks of meat is a full-out vegetarian entrée made of lentils. And it’s tasty, too. Is there a tree-hugging hippy in the kitchen at …

Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News

… which is somebody who is trying to reduce the amount of meat in their diet,” Warren said. The point isn’t to argue semantics. It’s to recognize that there are all sorts of ways to cut down on the amount of meat in your diet, and it’s OK if more restrictive diets don’t work for you — especially in meat-loving Texas. via Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News. …

No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times

… of taking your car off the road for 320 miles, a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency study estimated. The message is getting through. Some 41 percent of home cooks say they are trying to cut back on meat, according to an online survey by the Meatless Monday campaign. via No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times. …

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

… and herbs as well as edible flowers from a community garden located next door. But now Loubet is going one step further and plans to cut beef – which currently features in just one dish at Grain Store – from the restaurant’s spring menu. Loubet believes that, given the damage that the beef industry does to the planet ( 10kg of grain is needed to produce 1kg of beef), by serving beef, he is undoing all the good done by having a sustainable restaurant. “If I didn’t I would be …

Tofurky’s 20th Anniversary: Founder Seth Tibbott’s Favorite Vegetarian Turkey Recipe: Glamour.com

… and founder of Tofurky, to ask him all about his now-iconic all-American veggie staple. Here are some key points from our epic conversation: How he came up with the idea for Tofurky: “I’ve been a vegetarian since 1973, and every year, when Thanksgiving would come around, there’d be nothing for me to eat—at least nothing really protein-y, nothing you could sit at the center of a table. There were gluten roasts, but you couldn’t cut them with a chainsaw. What we were …

Sir Paul records ‘vegetarian’ song – Independent.ie

Sir Paul McCartney has stepped up his efforts to persuade people to regularly cut meat from their diet by recording a song, and getting famous pals to appear in the video. Joanna Lumley, Twiggy and actor Woody Harrelson are a mong the familiar faces in the video for his track Meat Free Monday – which he has launched online. Sir Paul has been encouraging people to eat a flesh-free diet once a week to cut down on meat consumption in an effort to slow climate change ahead of this week’s …

Meatless meals even meat eaters will love – St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN: Life

In a region where beef often is what’s for dinner, it’s hard to make the case for vegetables, much less convince people to forgo meat altogether. However, heart disease and obesity are problems of epidemic proportions in America, so more people are finding ways to cut down their meat intake. One way to do this is to make vegetables the star attraction of the dinner plate. Lexi Moore, a volunteer with Goode Food-Delivered, has been a vegetarian since she was 19 but is engaged to a meat eater. …

Vegetarian lasagne

I discovered this great recipe, absolutely full of good stuff, at this website. I’ve posted the ingredients, but follow the link for the full recipe. Enjoy.   Packed with veggies, this lasagne makes a hearty weeknight dinner. Ingredients:  800g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm-thick slices 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium red capsicum, chopped 2 medium zucchini, halved, sliced 1 medium eggplant, chopped 200g …

10 Best Soya Recipes

… many wondrous health benefits that soya holds, it has been dismally low at making a cut on the everyday plate. We bring you our 10 best recipes, that’ll make you fall in love with soya. What’s great is that it can be moulded into any texture, so go ahead and push your culinary boundaries. To read more and find some great recipes, go to 10 Best Soya Recipes …

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