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World Vegetarian Day: Learn health facts regarding vegetarianism

… health, remain within your Body Mass Index (BMI) range and reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, hypertension & Type 2 diabetes. Consult with a dietitian or doctor before starting a vegetarian diet. A vegetarian must consume daily protein requirements from non-meat food items like tofu, beans and green leafy vegetables. Green leafy vegetables are healthy and nutritious. Find healthy vegetarian recipes online or in cookbooks. Learn how to prepare collard greens. Enjoy life as …

5 Superfoods to Maximize Your Plant-Based Protein Intake | Alternet

… vegetarian will make you age faster and more prone to fatigue due to lack of protein, you CAN get plant based protein! With this, you can still be completely healthy without sacrificing your vegetarian/vegan principles. Below are the top 5 plants you can include in your diet to maximize your plant-based protein intake: 1. Leafy greens Load up on leafy green veggies as these contain a relatively high pH, which means that they are less acidic and more alkaline. A diet that is highly acidic will …

Why Aamir, Alia, Farhan opted for a vegetarian detox – Life and style

By Dhara Vora & Krutika Behrawala | June 2, 2015 Keen to regain the glow on your skin? Is the heat stopping you from tucking into mutton biryani? Experts tell you how to cleanse your system by opting for a vegetarian detox diet Does it work? While most non-vegetarians might cringe at the thought of eating only greens or indulging in curries sans fish, a vegetarian detox does help in cleansing your system, believe experts. “Cleansing a system requires plenty of fibre in soluble and …

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo: Gluten-Free Vegetarian Burrito Recipe | Layne Lieberman

… de Mayo should not to be mistaken as Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16th to commemorate independence from Spain on September 16, 1810. In celebration of Mexico and Mexican cuisine, try this yummy gluten-free vegetarian burrito recipe made with tofu, black beans, salad greens, salsa and corn tortillas. To add even more delicious-ness, add 1-cup of diced avocado to the mixed baby greens. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on …

Meeting in the middle when meat divides a household – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… If the meat-eating housemate doesn’t cook and the veg one does, the home’s meals naturally become vegetarian. However, things work differently in the kitchen longtime vegetarian Kristen Scarcelli shares with her meat-eating husband. “He makes his part of the meal, and I make my part of the meal,” said Scarcelli, 58, who lives in Portland. “We meet over the greens.” The shared vegetable might be sautéed kale with onions and balsamic vinegar or a simple baked potato. “I don’t cook …

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

By Joe Yonan | April 21, 2015 A day in which I learn a new taco-filling idea is a good day. I have my standbys, including lentils and other beans (black, pinto and garbanzo), squash, greens, corn, poblano peppers, sweet potatoes, eggs — in various combinations and with countless nuts, cheese, herbs, condiments and other add-ins. And I love them all. But when you make tacos as often as I do — at least twice a week — any revelation is cause for celebration, or at least gratitude. The …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… greens range from pale to dark, but whatever their intensity, they are emblematic of the season. Leaves and shoots are finally pushing up from the earth. We eat them with glee, not only for their life-affirming and tonic qualities, but also because they are delicious. Spinach, dandelion, mustard and turnip greens are all wonderful lightly steamed or simply wilted in olive oil. A whisper of garlic and a suspicion of crushed red pepper complement but do not mask their flavor. I don’t like to …

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

… trans fats (prepared foods are loaded with them). You want to enjoy a wide array of starchy (not too many!) and non-starchy veggies, lots of greens and legumes and plenty of fruit. And make sure to get enough vitamin B-12 (you’ll almost certainly need a supplement), protein (beans, nuts, many grains), and vitamin D (try 15 minutes of daily sunshine). Then you’ll gain the big health benefits of a well-designed veggie diet: lower blood lipids, increased insulin sensitivity, lower risk of …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… degrees or so.” For firm vegetables, chopping them smaller will also cut down on roasting time. If you’re craving a new, seasonal vegetable, look for growth shoots and leaves later in March — “ramps, garlic scapes, pea greens and herbs like parsley, as well as radishes. I know, I too am ready to move on from root vegetables!” Ancient veggies in the back of the freezer? They might be salvageable. “It probably wouldn’t be dangerous to eat — freezing food prevents bacterial growth …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour | Jennifer Segal

… 2. Quinoa Pilaf with Shiitake Mushrooms, Carrots & Pecans Quinoa looks like couscous and eats like a grain but it’s actually the tiny seed of a plant related to leafy greens like spinach and Swiss chard. It is incredibly high in protein and fiber, and contains all of the essential amino acids your body needs. Here, it’s cooked with sautéed onions, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and pecans to make an earthy and hearty dish. 3. Bulgur Salad with Cucumbers, Red Peppers, Chick Peas, …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

Cooking great vegetarian food is not rocket science. In fact, some of our favorite chefs—like Yotam Ottelenghi—embrace a veggie-forward menu, proving that we don’t need meat for flavor or substance. Whether you’re a full-time vegetarian, a fan of Meatless Monday, or begrudgingly eat your greens, there are a few tricks of the trade for making meat-free meals more satisfying. 1. Embrace Alterna-Protein This (hopefully) goes without saying: A vegetarian meal needn’t be comprised …

Helpful Tips for Vegetarians : NUTRITION&FOOD : Youth Health Magzine

… soymilk(soy beverage), tofu made with calcium sulfate, calcium-fortified breakfast cereals and orange juice, and some dark-green leafy vegetables (collard, turnip, and mustard greens; and bok choy). Make simple changes. Many popular main dishes are or can be vegetarian-such as pasta primavera, pasta with marinara or pesto sauce, veggie pizza, vegetable lasagna, tofu-vegetable stir-fry, and bean burritos. Enjoy a cookout. For barbecues, try veggie or soy burgers, soy hot dogs, marinated tofu or …

Now is the best time for some greens

… making, a trend no doubt encouraged by our dependence on bottled dressings and pre-prepped greens. We can do better. So with dropping temperatures, I’m adding ever more salads to the menu, wielding the season’s frost-sweetened, intensely flavoured greens — collards, cabbage, mustards, chicories and, yes, kale — to restore some glamour, and perhaps some respect, to the salad course. I suspect that many cooks would judge me a season off, salads being what we run to when the heat …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

… is offering tips for doing so without compromising protein intake or flavor: • Take advantage of the fact that many restaurants and food businesses are responding to the trend by offering new menu items specifically balanced to meet the nutritional needs of those who are seeking better protein options. • Make smart substitutions. It will be hard to commit to reducing meat from your diet if you don’t make substantive substitutions. Eating a salad? Opt for dark leafy greens, like kale and …

Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

… history of vegetarianism, you can find an A-Z guide to herbs, spices and other seasonings, learn which techniques work best for which veggies and a stock list of flavor affinities for each ingredient. For instance, soba noodles have 16 suggested combinations like marrying them with greens, lime, sesame oil, soy sauce and tofu. Sound good? We think so. Not so much a cookbook as it is a culinary guide, the Bible is an indispensable manual for anyone looking to eat a varied, vegetable-driven diet. …

Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The Guardian

… vitamins and a big sense of humour”, and said that many Spaniards “consider a dead pig to be a vegetable”. Things, however, are changing. In 2011, the Happy Cow vegetarian website  listed 353 vegetarian or vegan restaurants in the country. This year’s figure is 686, an increase of 94%. Over the same period the number of such restaurants in the UK has increased by 60%, from 842 to 1344. via Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The …

The humble ‘char bee hoon’ | Eat/Drink | The Malay Mail Online

… from a roadside hawker for less than RM2 for a fast and easy meal. There are several versions of this simple meal; a plain vegetarian version of just vermicelli and some greens or those with added garnishings of crunchy anchovies or a Malay-style version, with a dash of tomato sauce, chicken bits and shredded fried egg. Whatever the version, the prerequisite ingredients for a satisfying plate of char bee hoon must include rice vermicelli and vegetables such as white cabbage,  Chinese cabbage …

Who says vegetarian food can’t be sumptuous?

… While waves of various kinds have been sweeping the nation’s consciousness to much uproar, India’s restaurants have another movement taking root in their kitchens and dining areas, one rather close to our new PM’s heart. Though the country has always been a largely vegetarian nation, eating out options — especially for those who prefer their greens —  used to be fairly limited. However, restaurant owners are taking steps to mend this. For instance, Colaba’s latest entrant Burma …

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