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Vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner features sprouts and squash

By Luisa D’Amato | October 7, 2015 Thanksgiving is a difficult time for people who don’t eat meat. It’s challenging for some cooks to build a meal around vegetables. And because meat is at the centre of the occasion, a Meatless plate can be disappointing for the diner, too. But here is a recipe for a meat-free Thanksgiving dinner that is really delicious, and can be made in less than half an hour, provided you can multi-task. It consists of acorn squash stuffed with nuts, …

Vegetarian Food photos on Instagram are gorgeous

By Madison Malone Kircher | October 5, 2015 If you’ve ever thought vegetarians eat nothing but salad, think again. From hot dogs to BLT sandwiches, vegetarians have created Meatless alternatives to popular foods. And they might even be more tasty than the originals. So whether you’re a long time vegetarian or just thinking about changing your diet, Instagram is a great place to get food inspiration. In honor of Vegetarian Awareness Month, Instagram is currently featuring photography …

7 ways to make family dinners work when your child is a vegetarian – The Washington Post

… vegetarians today. It’s hard to dictate what another person can and can’t eat. Other parents are cautiously supportive but nervous that they will have to cook two meals every night, and concerned that they don’t know how to cook enough Meatless recipes to keep their children well nourished. Or, they may worry that their children won’t eat beans, nuts, eggs, tofu, and other sources of protein that vegetarians need for a balanced diet. To continue reading this article, please click on the …

The effect vegetarians have on the meat of the matter

… diet. What is also currently unknown is whether increasing meat prices have pushed consumers away from animal protein products. Indeed, most reports suggest the number of vegetarian consumers in the Western world has not significantly increased over time. In most surveys recently published, vegetarians only constitute four to five per cent of the population. That number increases slightly if consumers who are inclined to occasionally go Meatless are added to the mix. Consumers who do become …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

By Megan Othersen Gorman | July 10, 2015 People who stop eating meat might experience some interesting changes, good and positive. Anyone who’s seen the documentary/horror show Supersize Me has considered going vegetarian. Heck, almost everyone with healthy urges has seriously contemplated the Meatless life at one time or another. If you’ve hesitated out of concern for your burger-loving, deprivation-hating body, don’t worry, says Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, clinical associate …

Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com

… I even RSVP “yes,” I’ve accepted that I’ll be eating a lot of chips and salsa. When I’m in the privacy of my own backyard, though, I love to grill portabello mushrooms . They’re easy to prepare, and their meaty texture reassures me that I belong next to the grill, even if I’m not cooking meat. Delicious as mushrooms are, though, there are many ways to get creative with Meatless summer meals cooked on the grill. I’ve always wanted to make homemade veggie burgers, but the task …

Meatless Monday: An elegant vegetarian burger – Entertainment & Life – providencejournal.com – Providence, RI

… and a tangy tofu-based “blue cheese” topping. He calls it the FLOTUS burger. Make ahead: The vegan blue cheese mixture needs three hours to marinate in the refrigerator; it tastes even better after a day’s refrigeration. The burger mixture needs to be refrigerated for at least one hour. The horseradish mayonnaise can be refrigerated for up to three days. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Meatless Monday: An elegant …

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

… Earth Burger became the first all vegetarian fast food restaurant in San Antonio, Texas, complete with a drive-thru. Their menu is strikingly comparable to the namesakes we know so well. They offer Meatless burgers, ranging from $5.25 for a single patty to $7.25 for a double, tofu “fish” sandwiches, hot dogs, salads and fries. They even offer kids meals for $5. Customers are eating it up, enjoying the reasonable prices, convenience, taste and the fact that all ingredients are GMO free and as …

– Maine woman founded church, converted followers to vegetarianism

By Avery Yale Kamila | May 13, 2015 Vegetarianism can sometimes seem like a 1970s fad that mushroomed alongside organic food. However, Meatless eating stretches back through recorded history to ancient Greece and India, waxing and waning in popularity over the ages with the rise and fall of religious and philosophical ideas. We Mainers can claim our own share of its history, most prominently in the life of Ellen Gould White. “It is impossible to talk about vegetarianism in the 21st century …

Sales of fake meat explode, but is it really better for you? – Fortune

By Mark Koba | May 11, 2015 Sales of Meatless and vegetarian products are soaring, although only 7% of U.S. consumers call themselves vegetarian. The hunger for fake meat — or Meatless meat — is getting bigger. So much so that the latest sales numbers of plant-based meat alternatives reached $553 million in 2012, representing a growth spurt of 8 percent from 2010. “We are doubling the business annually,” said Ethan Brown, CEO ofBeyond Meat, which makes non-animal food products like the …

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

… comes amid the launch of a petition on Change.org by stuntman Steve-O of MTV’s “Jackass” and “Wildboyz,” which asks the fast food chain to add a veggie burger to their menu. The appeal has garnered more than 24,700 of the requested 25,000 signatures in about a week. Likewise, health and wellness author, Kathy Freston launched a similar petition on Change.org appealing to McDonald’s for healthy Meatless menu options. Were Wendy’s to add the vegetarian burger to their menus …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… hot red pepper and provides roundness. The question is, can mapo tofu be made without meat and still satisfy on every level? Answer: absolutely, positively, yes. This Meatless version with fresh shiitake mushrooms is completely satisfying. The chopped shiitake caps stand in nicely (the stems are simmered to make a quick broth). When you taste the finished rust-coloured sauce, with ginger, garlic, sesame oil and scallions added to the kicky base, you’ll agree. Much depends upon the tofu …

5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

… vegetables mainly suitable for side dishes, and tried to replicate the experience of meat (through long recipes or odd ingredient swap-outs) instead of treating Meatless dishes as compelling in their own right. We know today, as the new cookbook both reminds and and enlightens us, that you don’t need dairy to add flavor and that vegetarian dishes, beyond their health benefits, are worth preparing for themselves. The introductory pages and 11 chapters of “The Complete Vegetarian …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

… tingly bite complements the hot red pepper and provides roundness. The question is, can mapo tofu be made without meat and still satisfy on every level? Answer: absolutely, positively, yes. This Meatless version with fresh shiitake mushrooms is completely satisfying. The chopped shiitake caps stand in nicely (the stems are simmered to make a quick broth). When you taste the finished rust-colored sauce, with ginger, garlic, sesame oil and scallions added to the kicky base, you’ll agree. To …

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

By Health | April 1, 2015 More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of Meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Even semi-vegetarians weigh less, and have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Plus, taking the focus off meat can be a simple way to boost your intake of plant-based foods you may not be eating enough of. Here are five healthy …

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 …

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

… yogurt. While this type of vegetarian will consume the dairy product of the animal, they will not eat the actual animal itself. Impacts and Benefits: A lacto vegetarian can reap the health benefits from a Meatless diet, including low blood pressure and lower risk of certain diseases, however they are still consuming cholesterol in their dairy products. By not consuming animals, they are saving a number of animals per year, although a smaller percentage than the vegan dieter, still …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Published March 24 2015 More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of Meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: It’s the Great American Meat-Out, and getting on board can be a great opportunity to improve your health. Even semi-vegetarians weigh less, and …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… play favorites, but my present obsession is for broccoli rabe, also known as rapini or cima di rapa, which has a particularly addictive mix of bitter and sweet. Italian cooks love to use it because it marries well with fennel sausage, pancetta and roast pork, and is delectable as a Meatless side dish, with cannellini beans, and in pastas or soups. Chinese cooks revere greens, too. In Chinese cuisine, similar mustard greens (like gai lan) are popular, so if I can’t find broccoli rabe, a trip to …

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

… lifestyle and will jump to the conclusion that in order to survive one must eat red meat or chicken for  protein. However, there are a lot of new options out there. Besides tofu, grocery stores have multiple options when it comes to getting sufficient protein. From chickenless chicken nuggets to Meatless meatballs, there are many different choices to choose from, all very high in protein. Another substitution a vegetarian could enjoy is finding the protein from another source like granola or …

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

… really gotten into the background of vegetarianism. I had always focused on Meatless recipes, but that is far from the whole picture. What an eye opener! When you say the term “vegetarian”, you have just scraped the tip of the old iceberg. The term actually refers to several levels, each with fancy, scientific sounding names. We are not going there; we are just going to scrape the surface of vegetarianism. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link:via Sweet …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour | Jennifer Segal

Jennifer Segal, Chef, Recipe Developer, Busy Mom – Posted: 02/22/2015 8:52 am EST Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family’s dinner routine, you’ll wow everyone with these Meatless meals. 1. White Bean Ragout A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main course. Serve it with a green salad and garlic bread for sopping up the broth, and dinner is done! …

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 …

This Meat-Eaters vs. Vegetarians/Vegans Shit Needs to Stop

… GustOrganics, recently decided to phase meat off its menu out of concerns the meat industry is having on the environment. They didn’t get preachy about it, they just decided for themselves that they’d rather go Meatless, which is fair. They of course immediately started getting hatemail from angry customers the owners started referring to as “CrossFit people” (I guess CrossFit involves a lot of meat-eating? Maybe that ridiculous Paleo diet I’ve heard people talk …

Vegetarian Superbowl Snacks & Football Party Recipes with No Meat

The football party to end all football parties – the Superbowl – is just around the corner, and with it a table full of beef nachos, burgers, chili dogs, and chicken wings. What’s a vegetarian to do? This year, show your vegetarian Superbowl party attendees some love by serving a few Meatless dishes. Here, a collection of awesome vegetarian Superbowl recipes – from black bean cemitas to cheese jalapeno poppers – that are guaranteed to score with all your guests. …

Protein Plus – Livemint

… meat and turn vegetarian (even partly), the good news is that your health will gain from this decision. And if you are worried about your body not getting adequate protein on a Meatless diet, fret not. “On an average, women need about 45g and men about 65g of protein daily. The trick is to zero in on good vegetarian protein sources and incorporate them on a daily basis. Ensure that the quality of protein you take is good and try to get it from a variety of plant sources,” says Loveneet …

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

Meatless Monday is not a new concept, but it is becoming an increasingly common one in even the most bacon-loving family kitchen as people look to save money, calories and maybe even the planet. While we are still eating more meat than nearly any other country, per capita meat intake in the United States has dropped 12 percent in the past five years, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. A Harvard study recently touted the many health benefits of eating less red meat, finding …

Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World | The Daily Meal

… developed vegefied versions of meat staples like Bodhi’s Peking “duck” (Sydney) or The Chicago Diner’s famous Meatless Reuben sandwich. But nearly every restaurant on our list boasts completely original creations across all kinds of cuisine — like the Jamaican jerk tempeh or beet pierogi at Leaf in Boulder, Co. or El Huerto’s vegetarian ceviche in Santiago, Chile. Click on the link below to see the relevant images: via Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World | The Daily Meal. …

Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan

… to make this truly vegetarian. Black-eyed Pea Vegan Burgers Black-eyed peas and mushrooms provide just the right texture to make these Meatless patties worth sinking your teeth into. Vietnamese Dan Dan Noodles This recipe is described as the “edgy cousin” to Asian noodles dressed with spicy peanut sauce. We’re in! Ground beef is replaced with tofu for a Meatless delight. Three Cheese and Sage Ravioli A mixture of low-fat cheeses, fresh sage, shallots, and red Swiss chard all wrapped up in …

18 Vegetarian And Vegan Recipes That Go Beyond Meatless Monday

It may be hard to imagine something like chicken noodle soup or barbecued chicken wings without the meat, but let us assure you it can be done. With a new year in full swing, you may be trying out Meatless Mondays for the first time or looking for healthier dinner options. In any case, we’ve rounded up some tasty-looking Meatless “meaty” recipes from around the web. From classic soups to holiday dishes and summer favourites that may seem bare minus the meat, we have something …

What will it take to downsize the American meat habit? | The Christian Century

I was a strict vegetarian for 10 years. Now I’m a sort of sometimes-meat-avoider: my wife and I keep a Meatless kitchen but eat whatever when someone serves it to us and sometimes when we’re out. As I’ve written before, the virtuous identity marker “vegetarian” is less important to me than it used to be. But I still think eating way less meat is the single biggest bit of lifestyle “greening” most Americans could do. The U.S. Department of …

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

Click on the link below to access this delicious recipe. This article was written by Gail Ciampa, Journal Food Editor @ Providence Journal.  Happy New Year! Has the holiday season exhausted you? Well I hope you are not so tired you can’t whip up a nice Meatless Monday soup. This Sweet Potato and Roasted-Red-Pepper Bisque goes back to 2005 when it was shared by the Celestial Cafe in Exeter. The restaurant is on Route 2, South County Trail, at Oak Harbour Village shopping center. They …

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

… reputable study has ever shown an opposite result. But times are changing. Hundreds of schools, colleges, hospitals and corporate cafeterias, have embraced Meatless Monday. According to a Gallup poll, 22 percent of American consumers are avoiding meat and 12 percent are avoiding dairy products. Harris Interactive claims that 47 percent of American consumers are reducing consumption of animal products. Accordingly, plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products are growing explosively, …

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes: 8 Vegan Takes On Traditional Dishes

… little creativty, a Meatless Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a joyless or flavorless one. Amateur cooks and chefs alike will find that side dishes, entrees and desserts that eschew meat in favor of vegetables, substitutes and other ingredients can sometimes be as good as, or superior to, their flesh-based counterparts. This Thanksgiving, consult the list below for some fresh takes on old standards, as well as a few less traditional dishes that guests, whether vegan, vegetarian or omnivore, …

6 Vegetarian Crock-Pot Recipes So Good, You’ll Gladly Skip The Meat | Bustle

… vegetarian, whether by choice or just because, opens your tastebuds up to a whole new flavor palate. They’re full of fresh spices and combinations, like butternut squash and curry, and quinoa with poblanos. Vegetarian meals are exciting, bursting with color and spunk, full of personality. But what sets these heavenly mealtime menus apart from the rest isn’t just the fact that they’re Meatless, it’s the fact that they’re the kind of recipes that I like to call dump-n-dash: Dump …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

It’s never too late to join the Meatless Monday movement! Meatless Monday was started in 2003 by former advertising executive Sid Lerner. He decided to partner with Johns Hopkins University to revive the former war rationing effort in the name of public health. At the time, the goal was to combat heart disease and other diet-related illnesses by helping Americans reduce their intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol from meat by about 15 percent. In the decade since, however, we’ve learned …

GRAY: Vegetarian lifestyle provides many health benefits, saves animals – Daily Nebraskan: Opinion

A lot of people are surprised when they hear I’ve been a vegetarian for almost eight years. After reactions such as “wow really?” and “that’s a long time,” the questions start pouring out. People first want to know why I made this decision. Then, without a doubt, they’ll ask what I eat, as if meat was the only food group they know of. The reasons behind my adopting a Meatless lifestyle are very personal and are by no means the best or only reasons to become one. Personally, I …

Living life without meat

Have you ever thought of living a life without meat? We are a meat eating society with burger joints and barbecue restaurants at every turn. America is a country where large amounts of food and all-you-can-eat buffets are rooted in our “desire-to-have-more” culture. For Brenda Garza, eating a Meatless diet for more than 40 years has been the healthiest choice. Garza is a registered nurse and registered dietitian at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring. Though going vegetarian …

Vegetarian butcher Suzy Spoon perfects recipe for yummy meatless meals

… taste Suzy’s take on Meatless sausages etc.   CHEF Suzy Spoon is famous for creating mouth-watering schnitzels, burger patties and sausages — all without a trace of meat in sight. Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher opened on King St, Newtown around seven months ago and the store is already thriving, with a steady stream of customers and almost 6000 followers on Facebook. She previously sold her wares at Marrickville’s markets and had a similar business on Enmore Rd and in the 90s …

5 essential items in a vegetarian diet

… assure that your body gets a dose of fibers, vitamins, proteins and iron. Eggs and dairy products: Eggs and dairy products provide a healthy dose of proteins, which is otherwise difficult in a Meatless diet. Milk and milk products also provide calcium and vitamin D. Lentils: Legumes, including beans and lentils, are a very important part of a vegetarian’s diet. They are the best source of proteins and also offer essential fibers, vitamins and minerals. Grains: Whole grains are a good …

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