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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 …

For vegetarians and vegans, it’s a new world of appealing options – LA Times

… Bourne says in “The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World.” But the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization predicts grain production will need to grow by at least 70% by 2050 to keep up with population growth, he writes. Even California Gov. Jerry Brown has weighed in on the use of resources, saying during a recent conversation about the drought: “If you asked me, I think you should be eating veggie burgers.” So what does that mean for responsible …

Top six sources of protein for vegetarians and vegans

By Kesava Commerford | July 9, 2015 Much like Beyonce the (sometimes) vegan, the main question I, a vegetarian, am asked is “where do you get your protein from? “It’s made me realise that most people aren’t aware exactly how much protein is needed each day, and how many different sources of protein there are that are vegetarian and vegan friendly. Depending on your goals, you need anywhere between 0.8 and 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight. So, if you are …

10 Protein-packed vegetables – Livemint

… on factors like activity levels, age, muscle mass and their state of health. “A common formula used to gauge how much protein is needed by the body is 0.8g of protein per kilogramme of body weight. An average man weighing 70kg will need 56g protein a day, and a woman weighing 60kg will need about 48g a day,” says Taranjeet Kaur, metabolic balance coach and senior nutritionist at AktivOrtho, an orthopaedic rehabilitation centre in the Capital. Another important factor to understand is the …

The Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to a Low-Carb Diet

By Joe Leech, Authority Nutrition | June 6, 2015 Cutting back on carbs is not very complicated. Just replace the sugars and starches in your diet with vegetables, meat, fish, eggs, nuts and fats. Seems pretty straightforward, unless you don’t eat meat. Conventional low-carb diets rely heavily on meat, which makes them unsuitable for vegetarians. However, this does not need to be the case. Everyone can follow a low-carb diet, even vegetarians and vegans. Here’s how to do it: Why Low-Carb? …

The Perfect Vegetarian Taco – MensJournal.com

… veggies are the main attraction, and let the peppers, garlic, and lime shine in a way that meat might end up overpowering. These tacos are so flavorful, that it only takes a few minor substitutions that could even make these a perfect option if you have some vegans coming over for dinner and need something to serve them. Roasted Mushroom and Grilled Kale Tacos Bodega Negra Recipe by Chef Michael Armstrong  To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: …

I’m a Vegetarian. Don’t Judge! | BlogHer

… they want to hurt my feelings by trolling my dinner plate? Why do we need to tell others about our diet? Well unless we are making meal plans, or joining you for a meal you make, we normally don’t mention it. If we are coming over for dinner, going out, ect.  We need to tell people that we are vegetarians so that we can enjoy our dinner just the same as everyone else.  What happens when a vegetarian eats something that contains meat?  Well, beyond having the night totally ruined. Most of us …

Seven reasons why India needs eggs on the menu of midday meals

By Reetika Khera | June 10, 2015 They’re very nutritious, have a relative long shelf-life and could boost rural employment. Last week, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan rejected a proposal to introduce eggs on the menu of the Integrated Child Development Services scheme – even just on a trial basis in three tribal districts. This short primer responds to some of the questions being asked about whether and why we need eggs on the menu of two government programmes for …

10 Vegetarian Salad Recipes To Lose Weight – Boldsky

By Denise Baptiste | June 4, 2015 Want to lose weight? Then try out these simple vegetarian salads. It is easy to prepare and not time consuming. These ten best salads to help you lose weight should be enjoyed with dressing that does not contain mayonnaise, cream and other high calorie ingredients. However, for some of these vegetarian salads you might need to add a little mayonnaise or cream to enhance the taste. In cases like that, it is best to use low calorie dressing. These salads to lose …

Vegetarian Protein Meal Ideas | POPSUGAR Fitness

By Julie Upton | May 29, 2015 Move over, meat! Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, shows us how to give our meals a meat-free protein boost. You don’t need to follow a Paleo diet rich in red meat, eggs, and poultry to get enough protein to build muscle and tamp down hunger. There are plenty of plant-based protein sources, like soy, whole grains, nuts and seeds, and even some veggies, that not only provide protein but also contain nutrients that may help fend off chronic …

Seven Things You Can Grill That Arent Meat – NDTV Food

By Jessica Reed, guardian.co.uk | May 25, 2015 I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial Day. This is my first mistake: they don’t need consoling. My second mistake: not addressing meat eaters here. Yes, of course carnivores like you enjoy a good steak grilled on the barbie (as my Australian friends say). But don’t be stupid and skip the vegetarian options; they make for more …

RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach lasagna | Recipes | Closer Online

By Closer Staff | May 20, 2015 #NationalVegetarianWeek with this delicious lasagna recipe (packed FULL of healthy veggies) Method Preheat oven to 375 F. Butternut Squash Filling: For this filling, you will need to have pre-cooked butternut squash puree. Using food processor, combine 2 cups of butternut squash puree with Ricotta cheese, milk, salt and nutmeg. Add more milk if needed (to make the butternut squash filling very creamy). Mix very well, taste and add more salt, if needed. Spinach …

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 …

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

… options are not offered regularly. I’m pleased to share some of the bentō shops I learned about recently. Find the one nearest to you next time you need to pick up a boxed lunch in the city. (Some places will deliver, but, be warned, delivery charges can be steep when ordering only one or two, so it’s best to avoid delivery unless you’re ordering for a group.) Midorie, in Tokyo’s Gakugei Daigaku district, is a fantastic option for vegetarians (Tokyo, Meguro, Takaban, 3-4-18-102 for …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… spices. Or, I may strain them out of the stock and add them to salads. Their flavor can be dressed up or down depending on their ultimate use. In their dried form, which is typically how they are bought, lentils are one of the few legumes that do not need to be soaked in advance. This means they can be cooked and ready to enjoy in under an hour — another nice feature of this powerful ingredient. Cooking them is simple. In a large pot, combine 2 cups of lentils with 6 cups of water, 2 smashed …

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

… ancho chili powder — is destined to become my new Mexican-recipe staple, soon to find its way into quesadillas and enchiladas and onto tostadas. And as much as I love cheese, when you combine the spiced plantain chunks with red cabbage, salsa verde and pumpkin seeds, these tacos don’t need anything else. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com …

Vegetarian recipes for modern tastes – Winston-Salem Journal: Food

… strikes the perfect balance of filling, healthy and exciting food. That’s what makes the title so apt: More people are realizing that they need lighter food and more vegetables, but they want dishes that are just as fun and satisfying to eat as the heavier meat and starchy foods that they are replacing. Jones points out that while the number of vegetarians may be rising slowly, the number of people cutting back on meat is skyrocketing. Brits, Americans and people all over the world are waking …

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

  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 …

The rise of the flexitarian

… readers. “You need to tread lightly,” she says. Randles, as the name of her blog implies, is among the growing ranks of people who consciously reduce their meat consumption without cutting it out entirely. “Omnivores don’t really understand,” says Randles, who grew up in a carnivorous French family before adopting a flex diet several years ago. Its allure: Eat healthier, prevent animal suffering and fight climate change without the awkwardness of requesting alternative dishes at social …

Foods For Energy If You’re Vegetarian Or Vegan

… vegan or vegetarian, however, you may need extra meal planning to make sure you’re getting enough nutrients overall. Osinga says the major nutrients to add to your diet include protein, vitamin B12, iron, calcium and vitamin D. You can also talk to your doctor about iron or B12 supplements, for example — B12 for the most part comes from animal-based foods. Health Canada suggests two to three meat alternatives for adults between the ages of 19 to 50. This can include everything from soy …

Chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich is delightful vegetarian recipe – The Winchester Sun: Features

… great ideas for new recipes for myself, a 10-year vegetarian, and my husband, who pretty much eats meat and nothing else. For those of you who don’t know what Pinterest is, it’s a virtual bulletin boards where you “pin” ideas into different categories, in a nutshell. The pins also have links that take you right to the recipe page, the page where you need to buy what’s in the pin, things of that nature. My mom totally jumped on board with Pinterest so she could quit cutting things out …

Ottawa yogis and childhood chums open vegetarian restaurant | Ottawa Citizen

… It takes time, but she eventually warms up to you. Both women are beautiful, fit and 34, they talk with their eyes like an old married couple, share a love for yoga and travel and often show up to work wearing the same outfit. Both live in Westboro, talk constantly throughout the day to each other and firmly believe you don’t need a university degree to realize your dreams. “It’s true what they say: University isn’t for everyone. If you find your passion, you can make things …

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

… Berkey of Brewer is a former full-time chef (and one-time butcher) who adopted this style a year ago. “I don’t eat any oil, and I don’t eat anything processed, like Tofurky,” said Berkey, who trained in Europe and is a graduate of the culinary program at Case Western Reserve University. “I eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. I do eat tofu occasionally.” Berkey, 59, uses substitutes such as water to stir fry and parchment paper for baking (no need to grease the pan). At the …

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

… gras a week (before the ban on it) and there were people coming all the way from Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chandigarh for our steak and meats! You can’t drink a Petrus, or a Romanee-Conti or a Harlan Estate with a vegetable flan or grilled-sauteed vegetables. You need good meat to enjoy these wines.” Attention Seekers But if the big, lifestyle restaurants have always drawn a predominantly non-vegetarian audience, things are in the process of changing. The attention today is equally on …

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

… or vegan diet. Researchers at George Washington University School of Medicine found that you may drop 7.5 to 10 pounds relatively quickly without counting calories. However, you need to realize that you can go all-veggie these days and still end up eating nothing but nutritionally deficient, processed foods that won’t reduce belly fat, give you more energy or help you lose weight! A healthy vegetarian diet focuses on foods with lots of nutrients, fiber, healthy fats and no added sugars and …

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 …

Fredericksburg woman’s soup business grows organically – Fredericksburg.com: Local Business

… selling about 80 quarts of soup per week to customers in the 22401 ZIP Code and select areas within the 22405 ZIP Code. Pawlik said she assumed she would need website and marketing materials to launch her business. But the business coming in from Facebook is so steady she hasn’t had to. Her menu changes weekly. Last week she offered a chickpea and red lentil soup, chopped cabbage soup, butternut squash soup, white bean and kale soup and a broccoli chowder. Pawlik, who has had health issues in …

Telling your kids they just ate Babe: Observations from a meat-phobic mom

… diet. Don’t cater to their whims or make separate meals, but allow them to prepare their own meat-free food. Some teens will capitulate to pressure the first time their friends order a pepperoni pizza, and the problem will pass. Others have a deep commitment to animal rights, and they need nutritional counseling. Have your meat-free teen talk with a doctor or registered dietician about how to do vegetarianism right. Respect for animals Underlying the meat debate is a feeling of respect for …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… each day — and, if you choose, dairy and eggs — you should be getting the protein you need,” Krieger says. Grains and legumes, such as rice and beans, supply a complete protein, but you don’t need to eat them at the same time to get the full benefit. If you want something vegan and gluten-free, try bean and vegetable soups or rice bowls. “I am loving to make rice bowls, with hot whole-grain rice topped with a variety of steamed, raw and pickled vegetables, peanuts or sesame seeds and …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… Dargue and nurse-turned-front-of-house-manager Conroy’s passion for the business. But it wasn’t always like this. Vanilla Black’s message is progressive: it satisfies a meat eater’s palate without the need for any meat or fish and prides itself on omitting lentil bakes, vegetable lasagne or any other veggie clichés. Establishing a customer base, that understands the restaurant’s ethos and, more to the point, one that wanted it, was tough, however. The restaurant also relocated to …

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

I hope you enjoy reading this article which has been written by a meat-eater who is “fed up” with the politicising of food choices. I happen to agree with his thoughts on this topic. Everyone is entitled to their opinions – but there is no need to force those opinions onto any one else.  Meat-eaters and vegans are getting into an angry spat involving a New York restaurant, and oh my God can they both please shut the hell up right now. An organic restaurant in New York, …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… lose fat, provide energy and in the overall development of the body. It also helps to control diabetes and high cholesterol. We can get whey protein from the big boxes of flavoured supplements that are available in any store, or naturally from the water that is left behind after making paneer. On an average, women require 46 grams of protein per day and men require 56 grams. This quota is easily attained with a meat-based diet, but vegetarians and vegans need to be able to take a higher quantity …

Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In Need

… allowed volunteers to buy a good supply of non-perishable food from big grocery chains. The Ontario Food Terminal board also donated a free yearly buyer’s card, meaning Noble gets access to the same produce pricing as restaurants and grocery stores. Another local food bank donated bread. Click on the link below to finish reading the interesting viewpoint expressed here. via Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In need. …

Paleo eaters need to start grappling with issues of sustainability : TreeHugger

Promoting a meat-centric diet for health reasons is one thing, but such a diet has planetary repercussions that can no longer be ignored. The Paleo diet is all the rage within the CrossFit community. For the past two years, since joining the local gym, I’ve heard countless conversations about why we need to eat like our Paleolithic ancestors, ditch the horrible carbohydrates, and eat meat, meat, and more meat. “Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you bacon and that’s pretty …

Serving Haute Vegetarian Platters – The New Indian Express

… that there was a need for consultancy services in the booming restaurant scene of Ahmedabad. “New restaurants were mushrooming in Gujarat but most of the promoters were investors with limited knowledge of the hospitality, food and beverage industry,” explains Shah. The few consultants present at that time provided a start-up with only inputs on equipment, design, conceptualisation, recipes, menu ideas and advice on starting and operating the restaurant. With WeServe, Mehta and Shah went a …

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 …

Plant-based diets lead to weight loss, study finds | Stuff.co.nz

… with the dozens and dozens of plans on the market. The good news for such people is that they “don’t need to monitor portions or calories” and still can lose weight, said one of the researchers, Susan Levin, director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Social Responsibility. “This is not about moderation, it’s about healthful choices.” Dieters could approach their diet with this idea: “What is the lifestyle choice I can make …

Study finds plant-based diets lead to weight loss – LA Times

… plans on the market. FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post incorrectly referred to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine as the Physicians Committee for Social Responsibility. ———— The good news for such people is that they “don’t need to monitor portions or calories” and still can lose weight, said one of the researchers, Susan Levin, director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. “This is not about …

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

If one of your health goals is to eat less meat, you’ll be happy to know that endless days of salads don’t have to be your future. Nothing against salads, but sometimes you need something a little heartier and filling, especially at dinnertime. We found ten vegetarian and vegan recipes that will help you meet your meat reduction goals and still fill you up. They’ll also ensure that everyone in your family – even the carnivores – enjoy a healthy, hearty meal. Acorn Squash Stuffed with …

Weeknight Vegetarian: The freezer — and home-cooked beans — come to the rescue – The Washington Post

Sometimes, more than anything, you need something easy. Easy to make, easy to eat. Maybe it’s because you’re exhausted from holiday traveling, or maybe it’s because you’ve just gotten over a little bout of sickness that has left you a little woozy. Maybe, as was my case a couple of weeks ago, it’s both. Was I ever glad to have such an overstuffed (if not exactly well-organized) pantry, fridge and freezer. It meant that when I was tired of road food, then even more tired of eating …

Eating insects is better than eating meat, but is it any more ethical? | MNN – Mother Nature Network

… fossil fuels and have concluded that replacing meat with insect protein needs to happen. After all, insects have a much (much) smaller environmental footprint and still provide plenty of protein. In terms of energy-in, energy-out, it’s a no-brainer: “They can make about 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of insect meat for every 2 kg of feed, while cows need 8 kg (17.6 pounds) of feed just to make 1 kg of beef,” writes Russell McLendon here on MNN. In fact, insects of all types have a …

Be Vegan, But Do Not Impose Please – The New Indian Express

I agree with the sentiments expressed in this article. We all need to learn to respect the belief and customs of other cultures. No body is exclusively ‘right’. Taking this hardline approach is what has led humans into wars and persecutions. It is time for respect.  I know I will invite a lot of public flak for slacking off the idea of those jute-wearing tree-hugging types, the kind who bleed internally every time a venison is served up in the world. Yes, that was a stark …

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

A good dinner doesn’t need meat to make a statement. It speaks for itself. And, if we’re being honest, it’s usually a hell of a lot easier to put together than a platter that requires deboning, browning, sautéing, or deveining. A vegetarian meal made in the Crock-Pot? That’s a serious no-brainer. A vegetarian dish packs as much — if not more — protein, vitamins, and grains than your average run-of-the-mill, meat-filled one, and takes just about half the cooking time. And eating …

A CUP OF JO: Vegetarian Chili

… vegetable—squash. Beautiful, colorful, oddly shaped squash. I prefer to use delicata squash in this chili because the flesh gets tender and sweet when cooked, which means no need for a peeler! Hearty, nutritious and ready to serve in under an hour, this fail-proof chili always hits the spot. In fact, I find that it tastes even better the next day. Quick tip: If you’re planning to eat the chili over a few days, add some fresh kale each time to reboot it! via A CUP OF JO: Vegetarian Chili. …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

… spinach. Top your salad with sources of plant-based protein like beans or tofu. • Don’t skimp on flavor. Rather than relying on meat and cheese for taste, up the garlic, spices and herbs for a boost of zest. The added benefit is that these ingredients are low-calorie, provide numerous health benefits and are entirely vegan. via need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register. …

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 …

Talking to kids about vegetarianism – IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za

… name for this type of eating and was excited when I told her she would be considered a flexitarian. The kids then begged for labels describing each of their eating habits. Although I don’t believe we need to brand the way we eat, I shared a list of the different types of vegetarianism with them because they were so engaged. The conversation got really interesting when the kids debated their favourite meats, their passion for animals and how cows should be treated. They wondered: If they …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… don’t respect. Roughly 45 percent of all land surface worldwide is devoted to raising livestock for food. This includes growing crops that feed animals. Amazingly, some 80 percent of corn grown in the U.S. goes to feed cows, pigs and chickens, while 90 percent of soybeans go for the same purpose. That’s a lot of cropland that could be used much more efficiently to feed people directly, rather than through the wasteful process of growing animals. We need forests to produce oxygen and …

Make the most of summer sweet corn with these 10 vegetarian recipes : TreeHugger

In North America, corn is in season all summer long and into the early fall. You can add its sweet flavor to a wide range of dishes, from main courses to desserts. Although corn syrup has earned a bad reputation as an added sugar, fresh sweet corn is full of vitamin A, vitamin B3 and fiber. Below, you’ll find some of our favorite ways to enjoy this summer staple. Simple spices Fresh corn on the cob can be so good that it doesn’t need any fixings, but simple spices can dress up this classic …

National Vegetarian Week: Supermarkets are super for veggies

… cupboard on veggie essentials. “Being vegetarian or vegan is so simple when you are surrounded by such amazing meat/dairy alternatives. Supermarkets are becoming more and more aware that they need to provide for veggies and vegans and continue to add to their range of products. These products are affordable, yummy and so easy to find, so there’s no excuse for not trying the veggie challenge for the rest of National Vegetarian Week. Ooh, and if you were not convinced already… I have a few …

Vegetarian butcher Suzy Spoon perfects recipe for yummy meatless meals

I suppose the term ‘butcher’ is rather a misnomer here, if you think of the word in the usual sense, but according to Google it actually has two meanings: (1) a person whose trade is cutting up and selling meat in a shop and (2) a person selling refreshments, newspapers, etc on a train or in a theatre (North American, informal). Wow, I did not know that. So I suppose Suzy Spoon can call her shop a Vegetarian Butcher.  Sorry, you’ll need to travel to Australia if you want to …

Go green for National Vegetarian Week – May 19th to 25th

… these days we know much more about how to prepare and cook vegetables to get the best out of them. For those of us who aren’t au fait with fennel or comfortable with carrots, National Vegetarian Week is a great chance to try your hand at something new. Las Iguanas is a high street restaurant chain that’s got an expansive menu from South America, but they’ve shared some great recipes here to show that you don’t need meat to make a meal. Lucy Harwood at Las Iguanas says: “You wouldn’t …

How to deal when your child wants to be a vegetarian

For the average meat-eating family, this statement could cause parental panic. How will their child get all the nutrients they need? And will every mealtime involve twice the cooking? Here’s how to cope when your child wants to become a vegetarian Planning meals Dietitian Kate Di Prima, co-author of More Peas Please: Solutions for Feeding Fussy Eaters (Allen & Unwin), agrees that a vegetarian diet can be a nutritious way to go with kids. However, she has a warning for anyone …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… of health advantages including lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure levels, lower risk of heart disease and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Below are some nutrients found in meat or dairy that are often misconstrued as lacking from  vegetarian diets. Protein Research indicates that an assortment of plant foods eaten over the course of a day can provide all protein needed in healthy adults. This fact shows that complementary proteins do not need to be consumed at the same meal …

The 8 ways eating vegetarian changed my daily life

… week. It totally sounds crazy but I felt like my face had a new glow to it. I actually wasn’t expecting this change to happen so quickly or even at all but it has been a nice surprise and is a great motivator to keep going. You’ll need to click on the link below if you would like to learn reasons 3 through to 8 … Click here to read the rest of the article : http://www.sevencherubs.com/ …

Animal Protein vs. Plant-Based Protein

… advertising propaganda being fed to every child. They have been selling the mistaken idea that we need meat, dairy, and eggs in order to be properly nourished. We have thus been programmed with incorrect and dangerous information. Almost all Americans get more than enough protein daily. In fact, the average American consumes over 100 grams of protein, about 50 percent more than the recommended daily amount. Yet too many of us, including athletes, fitness enthusiasts, bodybuilders, dieters, and …

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