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Light and healthy – The Hindu

By Hadeel Yousuf | August 29, 2015 A recipe that combines the goodness of porridge and carrots Tiranga whole wheat porridge It is ideal for a light lunch or for those who want healthy food without adding too many calories. Not a particularly elaborate dish, it can be whipped up in 30 minutes for a couple of people. Though both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are there, it works better as a vegetarian dish. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on the link …

27 lip-smacking, vegetarian dishes to try during Kerala’s grandest feast – Quartz

By Itika Sharma Punit | August 28, 2015 Like most Indian festivals, Onam is typically celebrated with food—lots and lots of it, consisting of at least six courses. So much so that a proverb in Malayalam on the harvest festival goes “kaanam vittum onam unnanam.” It means a man must host a sadya—ora grand vegetarian lunch banquet—even if he is forced to sell his property. The sadya, which is served on a banana leaf and relished best without the use of cutlery, is historically known to …

10 popular vegetarian biryani and pulao dishes – The Times of India

From TimesOfIndia.Indiatimes.com | August 25, 2015 Rice happens to be India’s staple diet. People relish rice in lunch or dinner with dal and Subji. It is loved pan India in form of biryani and pulao . Many people think making these delicacies takes a lot of time and energy. Here are some easy to make Biryani and Pulao varieties for the vegetarian eaters. Good use of spices and mixing up the rice in an expert manner makes these dishes heavenly! – Saffron Rice: This popular variety is …

Stories from a Peripatetic Kitchen – The New Indian Express

… administration till 1947, had a nomadic childhood and lived across the country. Each vegetarian recipe in the book is preceded by a story or rather the memory of how Rukmini learnt it or the occasion that called for it. So there is masala vadai learnt from an uncle who was a doctor in Tanjore, where the feasting was interrupted by a labour call from a Harijan colony; vegetable cutlets made by her father in a Victorian meat grinder for a lunch; potato bhajji from the famous Sathe’s restaurant …

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Tastes of Turkey and Ethiopia give meatless diners some global options | The Star Telegram The Star Telegram

… as separate dishes for $5.95-$8.95, slightly less at lunch. At dinner, though, you can try a sampler of five ($14.95) served with baskets of fluffy pita. It includes hummus, baba ghanoush, dolma (grape leaves stuffed with onions, currants and pine nuts), the soslu patlijan eggplant dish and my favorite thing on the menu, ajili ezme, a sharply spicy red pepper-tomato dip with chopped walnuts. If you get a full order of this, pair it with one of the yogurt plates or the excellent baba ghanoush to …

Linger’s Vegetarian Options Include a Delicious Masala Dosa | Westword

… country’s food. If you haven’t seen the film, give it a go, followed by a dinner reservation at Linger. Granted, Linger isn’t a typical mom-and-pop Indian restaurant, and with such variety in the menu, some might be skeptical at just how dialed in each cuisine can be. But rest assured, the dosa is up to par — and it’s offered on both the lunch and dinner menu, so for $13 you can indulge at any time of day — hopefully on Linger’s rooftop patio, winner of this …

10 Vegetarian Salad Recipes To Lose Weight – Boldsky

… weight benefit in rapid weight loss. It is good to consume these salads at lunch or dinner. Most of these salads mentioned on the list contains vegetables which are rich in fibre, sodium, calcium and iron. To make your salad a little interesting, add boiled pieces of chicken or turkey ( if you are a non-vegetarian). These two lean meats are an added advantage to your salads for weight loss. Take a look at these delicious 10 best vegetarian salads to lose weight. To continue reading this article, …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

… nutrition and medicine at the University of Vermont, told Women’s Health. Consuming less meat also reduces your cancer risk and helps with weight maintenance. Furthermore, vegetarianism helps preserve essential resources; eating a plant-based meal for lunch rather than a burger saves 2.5 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, 133 gallons of water, and 24 square feet of land, Women’s Health reports. The benefits don’t end there, either. Vegetarian dishes are delicious and easy to make, …

In search of Tokyo’s vegetarian bentōs | The Japan Times

By Ananda Jacobs | April 24, 2015 In the TV industry, bentō (boxed lunches) come with the territory, and, in my years here, I’ve seen nearly every type of bentō you could imagine. They are, however, often ordered in bulk and usually contain some kind of meat or fish. Still, to refuse a bentō on set (in favor of eating your own packed lunch or running to the nearest convenience store) means it will go to waste, so I’ve spent many breaks between takes picking through the edible bits and …

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 …

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

… them. It’s key, because eating more veggies is one of the most impactful dietary changes you can make, but about 75% of adults fall short of the minimum recommended three daily servings. Fitting in just one additional portion per day can slash your risk of heart disease by as much as 11%, and making veggies the star of your plate can lead to a myriad of benefits. From today on, when choosing what’s for lunch or dinner, select your veggies to start, then add lean protein, good fat, and …

Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off

… wouldn’t all that be the perfect news? I’ll bet someday it will happen, but probably after I’ve put on a few more decades and can’t remember what I had for lunch, anyway. However, if you’re really into healthful stuff, you should dig into “The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook” (America’s Test Kitchen, 464 pages; $29.95 soft cover). But before you turn up your nose, listen to this. You don’t have to be vegetarian to appreciate meatless meals. I’ll bet you already enjoy them …

Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com

… meat were 30 percent more likely to die during a 10-year period vs. people who ate the least amount of meat. Those who ate poultry and fish had a lower risk of death vs. meat eaters. People who ate a lot of sausage, lunch meat and other processed meats increased their risk of death. “People that eat a plant-based diet generally eat fewer calories, less fat, weigh less and have a lower risk of heart disease than do those who eat a lot of meat,” Feldman said. Age-related cataracts are the …

Readers’ recipe swap: Veggie roast | Eve O’Sullivan | Life and style | The Guardian

… butternut squash and chickpea roast (another vegan option) was flavoursome and hearty, and – unusually for a roast – had no nuts and only a handful of breadcrumbs. The potato and mushroom bake from Diane Kitchen included all the best components of Sunday lunch – including wine – while Sus Davy’s aubergine and cabbage rolls were light and delicately spiced. The winner though, was a hugely appealing take on the tired old nut roast. Beth Gardner’s recipe is packed with ground nuts, …

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

By Susan Raab, Posted 18 March 2015 School lunch is big business, and the meals provided by school cafeterias are both critical for some students and challenging to fund for school districts that supply them. Debates have raged nationally for decades about which foods to serve, whether to supply hot meals as well as cold, and how to entice kids to make better food choices in the lunch line. First Lady Michelle Obama has made the fight to provide healthy meals in school her cornerstone …

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque | Food – Reviews, food events, recipes & more | Providence Journal

… currently have four vegetarian entrees on the dinner menu, vegetarian sandwiches on the lunch menu, and offer pizza as well. Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque via Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque | Food – Reviews, food events, recipes & more | Providence Journal. …

LETTER: For health’s sake, go vegetarian in 2015

… propelled by investments from Microsoft, Paypal and Twitter founders. Fast-food chains like Chipotle, Subway and Taco Bell are rolling out vegan options. Let this New Year’s resolution be about exploring the rich variety of plant-based entrees, lunch meats, cheeses, ice creams and milks in our supermarket. The Internet offers tons of recipes and transition tips. Art Pultzer Neptune City via LETTER: For health’s sake, go vegetarian in 2015. …

Now is the best time for some greens

So often when we talk about salads, we apologize. If we bring a salad to a potluck, we play down our contribution. If we serve salad for dinner, we regret that it isn’t more substantial. If a co-worker asks what we ate for lunch and the answer is leafy, green and dressed with vinaigrette, we say, “Oh, just a salad.” We take salads for granted, as cooks and as eaters. We undervalue them for their potential for sustenance and satiation, but also for the care they require in the …

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

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 28 – It’s perfect for breakfast. It’s perfect at tea break. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner or even supper. It is available at many hawker centres, by the roadside and especially at vegetarian restaurants as it is also mostly vegetarian. Yes, this is the humble char bee hoon (fried vermicelli) that is economical and simple enough to suit any palate or wallet any time of the day. Though it is simple enough to cook, it is simpler to just buy a packet of char bee hoon …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

… away the fears of a timid or intimidated kitchen cook. The first recipe from Silk Road Vegetarian that I tried was the Chickpea Dal in Coconut Broth, and after it received such positive feedback at a Shabbat lunch meal, I made 3 more recipes the following week. First was the Bengali Potato and Zucchini curry, which was super flavorful and developed a bright yellow color from the turmeric. The proof that this recipe is easy to make is that I assigned my boyfriend to make the dish. He is an …

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