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Ettie’s Eats: Vegetarian Chickpea Stew

From 417 Magazine | Ettie’s Eats | September 2015 Before I dive into this recipe, I have some bittersweet news. After three wonderful years at 417 Magazine, I am leaving to start a new adventure in my writing career. As part of that leap into the unknown, the Ettie’s Eats blog will be moving to a new home where you can continue to follow along with my cooking mishaps and meet some of the interesting characters I run into along the way. Click here to see the new site! And if …

French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC News

… online petition. Jego launched the petition last week in reaction to an order by the conservative mayor of Chalon-sur-Saone, east of France, to remove pork substitutes from school menus. A court decision this month gave the green light to Mayor Gilles Platret’s order — despite concerns that it could sow discord. France is home to both western Europe’s largest Muslim population, estimated at 5 million, and largest Jewish population. Schools often offer pork substitutes, but there is …

Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer

… Tacos were cooked to order, making them a delicious, versatile entrée. You can make vegetarian tacos at home with this tasty Grilled Portobello Tacos with Salsa Verde recipe. I also enjoyed a small 115-calorie portion of vegan Italian ice cream (gelato) from DeLuca Gelato. I asked Nick DeLuca how it was so creamy since it was fat-free. “Our sorbets are simply fruit, water and sugar, with a small amount of stabilizers — guar gum and rice starch, with a touch of sorbitol,” he said. …

Complete vegetarian: Come home to this delicious carrots side dish

By Amaka Inyese | July 6, 2015 Do you have brown butter and carrot? Let’s make a salad. This side dish takes only 45 minutes. Browned butter adds rich flavour to the carrots. Try it with other vegetables or when making mashed potatoes. Don’t over brown the butter, or it could become bitter. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link:   Source: Complete vegetarian: Come home to this delicious carrots side dish …

Italian court tells veggie mum: feed your son meat – The Local

… consulting him and that the diet put his son’s health at risk, the Eco di Bergamo reported. Despite the mother’s dietary regime, the father took his son out for meals at McDonalds and prepared desserts, meat and dairy dishes on weekends, when he had custody of the child. The father’s mother, the boy’s grandmother, also fed him foods which broke the diet, including gorgonzola and sausages. According to the child’s mother, the boy would come home after the weekend with a stomach …

Food For Thought: A Quick Homemade Recipe For Spicy Vegetarian Couscous | Her.ie

By Liz McHugh | May 24, 2015 Kicking off your weekend, it can be hard to stay on the right eating track when you’re trying to squeeze in catch-ups, gym time and your daily to-do lists! Each week, we’ll bring you one quick recipe with lots of health benefits. Using common ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, press (or local shop at a push!), take the hassle out of home-cooking with this fast meal. This week… we’re giving you a taste of Morocco with a delicious couscous recipe. From …

– Maine woman founded church, converted followers to vegetarianism

… without mentioning Seventh-day Adventists and Ellen G. White,” said White expert Theodore Levterov, who directs the Ellen G. White archive at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, Calif., a Seventh-day Adventist institution White helped found. Born to Robert and Eunice Harmon in 1827 in a home on Route 114 in Gorham, White went on to found a major religion and become an influential early American advocate of vegetarianism. “During her lifetime she was very well known,” said historian …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savoury sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish is complex in flavour, the …

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

By Avery Yale Kamila | April 22, 2015 Janel Croll of Portland has been a vegetarian for 15 years. During the last nine she’s shared a home – and a kitchen – with her husband, who eats meat. “It works because he doesn’t cook,” said Croll, 36. “I do the majority, if not all of the cooking. He’ll eat whatever I cook.” Zach Croll, 33, agrees. He enjoys her cooking and doesn’t bring much meat home. This is a common approach among vegetarians who live with people who eat meat. …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

  By David Tanis | April 17, 2015 Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savory sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish …

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 …

As a Vegetarian Tourist, Here’s How to Plan Meals | Cara Spevick

… By spending time in Argentina and Brazil, I learned that each country is heavily influenced by Italian culture (it’s actually a tradition in Argentina to eat pizza for dinner on Fridays and pasta for lunch on Sundays), and that sushi is popular no matter how far you are from home. Healthy living is quite trendy in these places (which should be expected considering the focus on physical beauty), so smoothie bars are easy to find and acai bowls are the snack of choice. Even the steak houses …

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

… out of the many places I’ve yet to try, there’s a perfectly juicy, hearty, flavor-packed burger waiting for me. And believe me, I’ve not given up the quest for “The One.” In the meantime, there is of course one other plan of action when you’re hankering for a hearty burger: make it at home. It’s surprisingly easy to do, even for the kitchen-averse. Recipes tend to be quite forgiving, allowing for approximations and substitutions. I managed to slop together burger patties in no time …

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

… eater, thus, the problem. While waiting for Rick to come home from work, I turned to the Internet to try to understand the concept of vegetarianism. I know that one of my “adopted” daughters is a vegetarian, and she is also a very good veterinarian. She is philosophically opposed to inflicting pain and death on any species capable of feeling pain. I so respect her decision, and when she visits, I make a special effort to understand and honor her dietary decision. Until today, I had never …

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 easy they are to make at home. Yummy cheddar, onion and …

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

… Angeles Times investigation examined Agricola San Emilio in Mexico, a farm responsible for much of the produce found at Walmart, Olive Garden and Safeway. The journalists found that farm workers are held in labor camps for months while camp bosses illegally withhold pay. Workers were told they would be paid after three months in order to keep them working during peak harvest, but many returned home to their families without having received the promised wages. While many U.S. apparel and footwear …

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 …

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, grew exponentially. The Fredericksburg-area native had …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… they opened a vegetarian restaurant despite the fact that neither are actually vegetarian. More quirkily still, when guests walk into Vanilla Black, it feels as though you are being welcomed into the couple’s home – albeit a very gentrified home with 45 places set for dinner that wouldn’t be out of place on a Sherlock Holmes set. Front-of-house staff and chefs mill around adding to the buzz that the restaurant’s innovative food has created over the last 10 years and they clearly share …

Why I’m going vegetarian after seeing shocking Animal Aid film of UK abbatoir cruelty

19 February 2015 by Kate Morris  I’m going vegetarian after eating meat for 50 years, since seeing shocking film of UK abbatoir cruelty One in eight Brits are now vegetarian. Kate Morris explains why, after eating meat all her life, the recent undercover footage of animal cruelty has made her become one too Going veggie: Kate is going to be eating a lot more of these I have always had a strong empathy with animals. I once spent three days of a seven-day holiday finding a home for a tiny …

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 …

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. …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn’t Just For Meat

… like slow-cooking meat, slow-cooking vegetables will draw out flavors and turn your dishes incomparably moist. The slow cooker is a great way to imbue extra flavor in your vegetarian soups and stews, but the possibilities don’t stop there. You can make everything from caramel  to spinach and artichoke dip  with the thing. It’s sort of a miracle-maker. Winter is the perfect time to experiment with slow cooking. There’s nothing more satisfying than returning home from a long …

Hilton Chennai culinary express ‘pantry car’ offers Goan delicacies

Chennai: Hilton Chennai’s Culinary Express now offers Goan delights like fish or paneer recheado, Goan curries (fish or prawn), moogachi gathi (green sprouts slow cooked with Goan spices) and others and the response is good, the hotel’s top chef said. “The dishes are made in home style and not in the typical restaurant style. The masala is made ready by chef Peter Pinto from Double Tree by Hilton Goa. In fact he has lugged quite a kg of ingredients from Goa,” Yogendra …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

There is something quintessentially American about peanut butter. While people in other parts of the world eat it, nowhere is it devoured with the same gusto as in the United States, where peanut butter is ensconced in an estimated 85% of home kitchens. Who exactly invented peanut butter is unknown; the only person to make that claim was Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, the chief medical officer at the Sanatarium, the fashionable health retreat in Battle Creek, Michigan. Kellogg, a vegetarian who …

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. …

Vegetarian Sandwiches Worth Writing Home About

… better than the aforementioned sandwiches. The great thing about vegetarian sandwiches is that every detail is considered. There’s no slice of tomato thrown on top just because. No, if there’s a tomato slice it’s because that red fruit is the star of the sandwich. And then, there’s all the cheese and hummus vegetarian sandwiches guarantee. Those two ingredients alone are enough to make any sandwich into something worth writing home about. Seriously, who needs deli meat …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Really Big Beets – NYTimes.com

… turkey on Thanksgiving for her meat-eating friends, she notes that “lately people have been bringing vegans as guests.” She wanted to serve an exciting main course for her vegan guests, “that one big thing” to put at the center of the plate. Shopping at the Union Square Farmers’ Market, she found a basket of “ginormous” beets. Inspired, she took them home and seasoned the beets with quality olive oil, sea salt and fresh pepper, wrapped them in foil and roasted them — for a very …

11 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Meals | Food52

Now’s the time of year when your friends are looking for any excuse to be outside and enjoy good food, cold beer, and a warm breeze. People are inventing reasons to get together — one friend is hosting the “One Year Anniversary of My Housewarming Party” party — and you’re always expected to bring a dish. But when you’re busy working all day, you need food you can make the night before and grab from the fridge as soon as you get home from work. It has to …

VEGETARIAN CHOICES EVERYONE CAN EAT

… unethical. When you’re running a restaurant and want to appeal to as broad a demographic as possible, you have to consider the appetites and concerns of both vegetarians and their more conservative vegan counterparts. This means creating specialty menu items that appeal to this particular segment of the population as well as diners with a curious palate. For consumers looking to make healthier choices in the home, vegetarian meals are also becoming a popular alternative to the traditional meat …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

… historic trade routes connecting East Asia to the Middle East, and picked up on all of the spices, traditions, and flavors along the way. Despite my own Hungarian ancestral background, the flavors in Dahlia’s book fit my taste bud’s flavor profile perfectly, my mouth was watering at the opportunity to go home and try out the recipes. Related Pilaf with Kidney Beans and Carrots How I Came to Cook Indian If the thought of trying your hand with a blend of spices, like curry, cardamom, and …

What Did Ancient Egyptians Really Eat?

(ISNS) — Did the ancient Egyptians eat like us? If you’re a vegetarian, tucking in along the Nile thousands of years ago would have felt just like home. In fact, eating lots of meat is a recent phenomenon. In ancient cultures vegetarianism was much more common, except in nomadic populations. Most sedentary populations ate fruit and vegetables. Although previous sources found the ancient Egyptians to be pretty much vegetarians, until this new research it wasn’t possible to find …

Quick and easy garlic naan pizza with arugula pesto {vegetarian}

Indian bread with an Italian topping: what could be more fun? When you live five miles from the nearest pizza joint, home delivery isn’t an option, but that doesn’t mean that pizza can’t be on the menu. In less time than it takes to call in a take-out order, you can have garlic naan pizza on the table. And the best part is that, with a well-stocked pantry and some Indian flatbread in the freezer, you can invent pizzas your local pizza place probably never imagined. Naan comes …

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