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Taco Bell now offers an AVA certified vegetarian and vegan menu! 

… of fatty and fried foods on the vegetarian diet.(2) Vegetarian diet has lower risk for heart disease, colorectal, ovarian, and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension! Taco Bell, like most fast food restaurants, are typically known for fatty and fried foods.  According to a press release, they may now be featuring items that are certified by the American Vegetarian Association (AVA).  Taco Bell reports that they are the first fast food restaurant to do this. (3) As of October 2, …

Frozen food fave Amy’s Kitchen opens drive thru

From KOIN 6 News Staff | August 24, 2015 ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (KOIN) — Popular frozen food brand Amy’s Kitchen, known for its vegan and vegetarian meals, opened a game changing ‘anti-fast food’ restaurant in California this summer. Amy’s Drive Thru in Rohnert Park is a restaurant that isn’t following in the footsteps of its not-so-healthy fast food counterparts. The restaurant provides non-GMO, organic, gluten free and vegan options for those looking to grab a bite on the go. Menu …

Step Aside Big Mac, Vegetarian Gets the Drive-Thru Treatment | The Range: The Tucson Weekly’s Daily Dispatch | Tucson Weekly

By Jamie Verwys | June 23, 2015   fast food joints have a place in our culinary history, if we like it or not. Some would say it started as far back as 1921 when White Castle opened its doors in Wichita, Kansas. Others say McDonalds, the Mac Daddy of fast food, was the originator in 1948. Whatever its true origins, perception and quality of cheap burgers, fries and shakes delivered through a convenient window, have declined. The crusade against GMO foods and low quality ingredients is being …

Amy’s Kitchen Is Starting a Vegetarian Drive-Thru | TIME

By Alice Park | June 2, 2015 The frozen food company will launch a fast food drive-thru this summer Amy’s Kitchen wants to be more than just a frozen food company. In late June, it will launch its first drive-thru restaurant in Rohnert Park, Cal. to provide the same freshly prepared vegetarian foods the company is known for—but fast. “Everybody said we couldn’t do it,” says Andy Berliner who co-founded the company with his wife Rachel (and named it after their daughter). Prepping and …

Wendy’s testing veggie burger, and people like it | Metro

From MetroNews.ca | May 6, 2015 Wendy’s has become the latest fast food chain to launch a vegetarian-friendly menu item. The burger chain has been spotted quietly testing out a meat-free burger made with black beans at select restaurants in the company’s birthplace of Columbus, Ohio, reported Columbus Biz Insider. The test product includes a black bean patty served on a multigrain bun with asiago ranch sauce, Colby-pepper jack cheese, tomato and spring mix. News of the vegetarian burger …

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

… opposite end of the vegan spectrum is the so-called “junk food vegan.” It sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s not. Junk food vegans eat fast food, potato chips, vegan doughnuts and milk-free candy bars without restraint. In my experience, these vegans tend to be young and lack cooking skills. But most new vegans fall somewhere in between – they eat whole foods and from-scratch cooked meals, but they also eat vegan grocery items like packaged meat analogs, nondairy cream cheese, tofu …

Harley’s is a coffee house with heart – Falkirk Herald

… meat-eating friend and son to Harley’s to see what the fuss was about and were impressed at the friendly atmosphere, fantastic prices and delicious food. While Harrison tucked into his pork sausages, I opted for the Vegetarian Flying Scotsman – veggie haggis with a creamy sauce and cheese served in a panini while Jacqui had a pulled pork and barbeque sauce panini. Both were served with coleslaw and salad; at £4.50 each the price is akin to fast food joints but the quality is far superior. …

Foods for prostate health – News – JamaicaObserver.com

… cancer while living in the West. He also said if Western fast food and Western-styled foods are moved to the Far East, “then we are beginning to see a rise in prostate cancer, so we believe that foods do play a part”. Besides animal fat, which Dr Wan told the Sunday Observer seems to be the main problem, which most people get from red meat, especially if the meat is cooked at very high temperatures, milk is another product that seems to increase the risk for developing prostate …

Judaism: Vegetarian and Kosher

Here is an interesting article relating to being both a Vegetarian and Jewish.  However, the issue is a valid one for all vegetarians. This article came from  Israel National News. Q. Is all vegetarian food kosher? A. Unfortunately, supposed vegetarian food is sometimes not even vegetarian. Restaurants, pizza shops and fast food outlets which focus on meat (obviously t’refah i.e. unkosher) often purport to offer vegetarian options but there is no guarantee that the ingredients really …

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