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Is France finally set to embrace vegetarianism? – The Local

… vegan cafe in Paris next month. His New project, called Wild and the Moon, will open in the Marais district of Paris – selling cold pressed juices, smoothies, and a totally vegan and gluten-free menu. “Vegetarianism seeped into France’s mainstream two years ago and vegetarian and vegan places are sprouting up all over the place… but it’s still infantile.” Faulks says restauranteurs have only been trying to keep up with the trend so far, with much of the …

Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa | Houstonia

By Megha Tejpal | September 18, 2015 MAYBE I HAVE LIVED IN TEXAS so long or maybe my eyes are indeed bigger than my stomach, but I have simply gotten used to the fact that jumbo-sized foods are the New normal. Everything is bigger in Texas right? Right. But there’s big, and then there’s too big for your plate. And let’s face it, sometimes we crave exactly such an extreme meal. In the way of these extreme eats, there seems to be an overabundance of carnivorous options—whether it’s …

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 …

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

By Mary MacVean | August 22, 2015 In his New book, environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne Jr. argues that poverty is only partly to blame for hunger. Prosperity also plays a role: When people have more money, they tend to eat more meat and dairy foods. And that, he says, will increase the severity of the problem. “More than two-thirds of the world’s agricultural land is already used to grow feed for livestock, [and] world meat consumption is on track to double by 2020,” …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

… First “Your body has digestive enzymes that handle the proteins in both meat and plants, and that doesn’t change when you stop eating meat,” explains Liz Applegate, PhD, director of sports nutrition at the University of California, Davis. However, she says, all the indigestible carbohydrates in plant protein sources and other plant-based foods can alter the bacterial profile in your intestines. And researchers believe the New carbs can help boost the population of healthy …

Vegetarian Frozen-Food Company Is Shaking Up the Fast-Food Status Quo

By Josh Scherer | July 9, 2015   As beef prices continue to rise and McDonald’s hemorrhages profits, New players are jumping into the burger game. Chipotle’s vegan tofu and chile Sofritas went national about a year ago, White Castle officially made its veggie sliders a permanent menu item in March, and Wendy’s is fresh off a single-city black-bean burger test run that was so successful it went viral. Plant-based foods are coming in hot to the quick-serve game—whether it’s …

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

… helps your body repair itself from wear and tear. The body converts protein into amino acids, which then act to produce New cells, enzymes, hormones and antibodies. Some vegans and vegetarians turn to supplements for their daily dose of protein, but here is something you may not know: There are many sources of protein — and they’re not all from meat and seafood alone. You can also get your much-needed daily protein intake from plants. So, despite the naysayers who say that becoming vegan and …

Best New Orleans Vegetarian Restaurants

  From Nora McGunnigle | July 2, 2015 It can be tough to be a vegetarian in New Orleans. Given the pork-, game-, and seafood-heavy food culture down here, asking a chef to prepare veggie options can be like asking George R.R. Martin to plan your wedding. Inevitably, something’s probably going to die. But fear not, because thanks to the farm-to-table boom, there are more and more options for vegetarians on the city’s menus, and the meat-free diner can now expect a lot more than just …

Sweet Dream bagels and Good Food and Wine Show – The West Australian

… hand-rolled using unbleached flour and eggs and then boiled in honey water using unprocessed, locally sourced, Cockburn honey. They are vegetarian (vegan options are also available), halal and kosher-friendly and are low in sugar, fat and cholesterol. “The Montreal bagel is quite different to the classic New York variety which uses salt in the blend and no eggs,” he said. “My dream is to make our bagels synonymous with Perth. I don’t believe anyone else makes them the way we do, in …

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

By Marilyn Bailey | June 26, 2015 I’m slightly late writing about two New-ish cafes that are small and quite special. Each brings a cuisine that’s hard to find in Fort Worth and is as interesting for vegetarians as for carnivores. Both deserve a following. Flying Carpet Turkish Cafe, which recently reopened after a long hiatus with an all-New menu, is also a rug shop with 500 handmade Turkish rugs on display, stacked in the front room and hanging on the beautiful wood-plank-lined walls in …

Time to go vegetarian: Smugglers caught with 40-year-old meat | Grist

By Grist staff | June 25, 2015 Hold on to your barf bags, folks: China’s latest disgusting food scandal gives a whole New meaning to the term “dry-aged beef.” NPR has the story: China’s customs agents have seized thousands of tons of frozen chicken wings, beef and pork that were smuggled by gangs. Weighing more than 100,000 tons, the meat has an estimated value of more than $480 million — but it also poses serious health risks, officials said. News of the seizure comes from state-run …

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

… locally sourced as possible. While California has a few veggie fast foods joints already, a New one, with a well-established name in health food, is on the horizon. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Step Aside Big Mac, Vegetarian Gets the Drive-Thru Treatment | The Range: The Tucson Weekly’s Daily Dispatch | Tucson Weekly …

Bengal’s sweet and spicy flavours – The Hindu

… moms! But interestingly, every household in Bengal has a different version of ‘shukto’. This Bengali dish is made of vegetables cooked in mustard based gravy with bitter gourd being an essential part of it. “The tempering used in the dish is the ‘panch phoron’, a mixture of equal quantities of fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, onion seeds and cumin seeds,” says Chef Swain. For those New to Bengali cuisine ‘shukto’ is a must-try, notwithstanding its mild bitter taste. …

What I make when … I need comfort | Stuff.co.nz

By Sarah Tuck | June 17, 2015 The early winter that has hit New Zealand has made me immediately start craving comfort food and this simple but delicious menu definitely hits the spot. The mushrooms are creamy and full of earthy flavour, and I love soft polenta as an alternative to the regular carb offerings of rice, mash or pasta. This dish is vegetarian but would team beautifully with pork and fennel sausages if you felt you couldn’t forgo a meat accompaniment. The lemon delicious is my …

Leicester is being dubbed the vegetarian capital of Europe | Central – ITV News

From www.itv.com | May 31, 2015 Leicester is being dubbed the vegetarian capital of Europe because of the large number of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in the city. There are more than 60 places to eat vegetarian and vegan food in the space of three miles. The Leicester Vegetarian and Vegan group believe this is more than anywhere else in Europe. They have helped to launch a New vegetarian short break to the city where people can sample vegan cocktails and try out vegetarian afternoon tea. …

NEW TRAVEL APP RELEASE GIVES CONFIDENCE TO THE VEGETARIAN TRAVELLER

… https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.client.veggoagogo Veggoagogo aims to provide the modern vegetarian traveller with an app that lends confidence to a situation that has filled vegetarians with dread for decades; ordering vegetarian food on the road. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: New TRAVEL APP RELEASE GIVES CONFIDENCE TO THE VEGETARIAN TRAVELLER …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

… exciting short film competition for all NZ school students. The competition is open to any currently enrolled school students (including homeschooled students) and consists of primary, intermediate and secondary age categories covering animal advocacy, health and nutrition, and protecting the environment. Sponsored by South Seas Film & Television School, New Way, Linda McCartney’s NZ, Quorn, Hardy’s Northland, The Animal Connection, Plug In Pest Free, Ethicalshopper.co.nz, Hell Pizza and …

Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time – Books – – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

By Ofer Aderet | May 26, 2015 Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time Decades before vegetarianism became trendy, Fania Lewando cooked up a non-meat storm in her restaurant, attracting such diners as Marc Chagall. The Yiddish cookbook she wrote nearly vanished. Now it can be read in English. Several years ago, the director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York offered something to members of a reading group – an offer they couldn’t refuse. “She …

Peruvian Cuisine Today — Fusion Flavors and Superfoods | Manuel Villacorta

By Manuel Villacorta | April 27, 2015 Last month I went back to my native Peru to visit the capitol, Lima, and explore the New food developments popping up. Since I wrote my two Peruvian superfoods books, Peruvian cuisine has taken off in the United States as well as around the world. Those popular effects are being felt in Peru as well, as Lima experiences a growing gastronomic explosion. On this recent journey, I wanted to see firsthand how chefs in these fantastic New restaurants of Lima are …

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 …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… garlic cloves and a bay leaf. Bring it to a boil over high heat, then reduce it to low heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender. I have read that lentils added to already boiling water are easier to digest than those brought to a boil with water, so that may be something to note for people Newly adding lentils to their diet. Stefanie Angstadt is a blogger, farmer and food enthusiast who grew up in New Jersey To read Stefanie Angstadt’s blog, visit …

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 …

5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

By Johnathan L. Wright, RGJ | April 28, 2015 Vegetarian cooking, as it began to move into the mainstream in the 1970s, “was an exercise in compromise and substitution,” writes Christopher Kimball, the America’s Test Kitchen eminence, in “The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook,” a New collection of 700 recipes tested and presented with ATK’s usual rigor and cheerful obsessiveness. Many early approaches relied heavily on cheese and cream for flavor, considered …

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 …

Foods For Energy If You’re Vegetarian Or Vegan

… all animal foods. However, there are some differences in nutrient recommendations,” says registered dietitian Nicole Osinga based in Oshawa, Ont. Osinga says a perfect example of this is protein. Some plant proteins are digested less efficiently than animal proteins, because of differences in amino acids (the building blocks of protein) in them. “This is the reason vegan protein requirements are higher compared to those who consume some animal products.” If you’re a New …

New science on cholesterol, eggs and vegetarian diets | The Seattle Times

By Carrie Dennett | April 5, 2015 The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has reached some New conclusions about how Americans do and should eat. On Nutrition What’s in store for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines? Every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans gets an update. This gives the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) the opportunity to review and reflect on the changing state of the science on nutrition and health, as well as statistics about how we eat as a …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

By Rupert Steiner in Malmo, Sweden | April 2, 2015   Our New vegetarian meatballs will save the planet, says IKEA: Flat-pack furniture firm says meat-free makeover will cut carbon emissions by half IKEA hopes to save the planet with chickpea and kale ‘veggie balls’ The ‘non-meat meatball’ also contains carrots, peppers and peas  Swedish flat-pack firm sells one billion regular meatballs every year It changed the world with its flat-pack furniture and now Ikea …

Capsugel invests $25m in vegetarian drug capsules

By Gareth MacDonald | 26 March 2015 Capsugel invests in vegetarian capsules citing demand for lower moisture content and API cross-linking risk. Capsugel will invest $25m (€22m) to expand production of vegetarian-friendly drug and food supplement capsules. The US capsule firm announced the investment today, describing it as enabling a combination of New production lines and technology upgrades at sites in Greenwood, South Carolina, U.S.; Puebla, Mexico; Colmar, France; and Sagamihara, Japan. …

Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook | WISH-TV

By wishpeggymcclelland | March 25, 2015 Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his New cookbook and some advice on how to select the best foods for your body. Chef Wendell starts off by making a flavored water for those water haters. In a ball jar, muddle strawberries, basil leaves, and lemons then pour it through a strainer into a glass. Stevia would be his sweetener of choice. “When Hoosiers are thirsty, they drink ‘everything’ but water, the most important human nutrient.” Why …

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… store in her hometown of Grand Union, New Jersey. “He said, ‘If everyone went vegetarian like you, I’d be out of a job,’ ” Owens, now 40, recently recalled. Fast-forward to January 2014 and Owen, the mother of a now 5-year-old daughter, was looking at Facebook one day, where she saw a video posted by a friend. It showed the routine dairy farm procedure of a Newborn calf being taken from its mother. “The mother cow chased after her baby and cried for her baby,” Owens said, her voice …

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

From www.centralkyNews.com, posted 23rd March 2015 Although this week’s recipe was pretty simple, I was so excited that I got to geek out and make something super vegetarian. Something totally up my alley, and something that I feel others would love if they just gave it a try. I am always on the hunt for New vegetarian recipes. I must say that Pinterest has been a godsend in more ways than one — it helped me plan my wedding, it gives me ideas for really neat and beautiful crafts and gives me …

Navratri: Hotels revamp menu with ‘fast’ food for the nine-day Navratri festival | Latest News & Gossip on Popular Trends at India.com

By Indo-Asian News Service, March 20 2015 New Delhi, March 20 : Get set for gastronomical adventures galore with the onset of Navratri from Saturday. Various restaurants across Delhi-NCR are ready with revamped menus to cater to the appetite of food patrons during the the nine-day Navratri festival which starts this Saturday. Hotels and restaurants have redesigned menus to cater to people who would be following a strict food regimen, which includes avoiding onion, garlic, rice, wheat, meat, …

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

By Avery Yale Kamila, Posted March 18 2015 Sam Moore never kNew any vegans until he went vegan himself two years ago. “Veganism is a very New idea to a lot of people, including me,” said Moore, 35. The Maine native, who now lives in North Conway, New Hampshire, took the vegan plunge after watching YouTube videos of cooks preparing raw food. “I tried to do some of the things they were doing, but it was cumbersome and difficult,” Moore said. Then he discovered the growing number of …

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

… schools that that have served a wide variety of menu items.” “One of the biggest changes will occur at breakfast,” the article continued. “No longer will cafeterias offer both a hot and cold breakfast option most mornings. Instead, hot items will be limited to twice a week, and on some mornings, students will receive just a bowl of Cocoa Puffs—a New menu item billed as ‘vegetarian’—and two pieces of fruit.” While sugared cereal isn’t usually labeled as vegetarian, food …

Eat fish and veggies to reduce colon cancer risk, study says | Nature World Report

By John Tyburski, Nature World Report, Posted March 16 2015 According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. It is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women, showing up in over 93,000 people each year. The lifetime risk for developing colon cancer is about one in 20. While the causes of colon cancer remain mysteries, many have speculated that diet plays a key role. New evidence suggests that diet and …

Crunch Numbers, Not Dead Animals, and See How Many Lives You Can Save | TakePart

By Josh Scherer, posted March 10, 2015 Assistant Editor Josh Scherer has written for Epicurious, Thrillist, and Los Angeles magazine. He is constantly covered in corn chip crumbs. Wearable tech products like the Fitbit and Nike Fuel Band—and the New Apple watch—allow casual joggers and hardcore crossfitters alike to track every metric from their workout. Fitness aficionados can now calculate their average heart rate, total power output, and calories burned over a long period of time and see …

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

By Editor, Posted March 10, 2015 Just because a meal is vegetarian doesn’t mean it can’t be “meaty.” One trick to heighten the depth of flavors in plant-based dishes? Use ingredients that offer a pop of umami, say Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of America’s Test Kitchen, who have released the New cookbook The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. Umami (which means “delicious” or “yummy” in Japanese) is the name of the savory flavor in meat and …

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

Mehmet Oz, M.D. and Michael Roizen, M.D., Posted March 10 2015 If you think switching to a no-meat diet will take pounds off quicker than Gypsy Rose Lee shed her costume (about which she said, “I wasn’t naked, I was completely covered by a blue spotlight”), think about this: What do you call someone who eats nothing but macaroni and cheese from a box? A lacto-vegetarian (although not a very healthy one). There’s a New study highlighting the weight-loss virtues of a plant-based vegetarian …

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 …

Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

From The Wall Street Journal, Posted March 10, 2015 TO prevent certain types of cancer, a vegetarian diet with some fish might be the best protection, according to a New study. The study, published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that fish-eating vegetarians, or pescovegetarians, had a 43 per cent lower risk of colorectal cancers than nonvegetarians. This beat out the results for vegans, who had a 16 per cent lower risk, and lacto-ovo vegetarians, who eat milk …

Avoid cruelty, go vegetarian | The Border Mail

… Gathercole’s abattoir because the results of the investigation will “… require them to undergo activities that will cost them”. That is, the staff training and equipment improvement that should already exist. Their punishment is to implement what they should already be doing. And what has happened in the live export trade since the New regulatory system for that industry was implemented in 2011? There have been 59 documented incidents of “non-compliance”, which is corporate speak …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… some kind of protein.” Edamame or marinated tofu would work for protein, and top it all off with an Asian-style dressing. If you’re a New vegan, check the Vegetarian Resource Group or cookbooks by Mark Reinfeld. His most recent is “The 30-Minute Vegan: Soup’s On!” Cut down on the time it takes to roast vegetables by choosing tender vegetables such as asparagus, broccolini and green beans, which will roast in half the time of root vegetables, “taking only 15 to 30 minutes at 375 …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… clientele. “In London, no one kNew of us and what we were trying to do, until when we were faced with handing the keys in, we decided to make the menu less ‘out there’ for some and had the opportunity to work with a good PR company, which kindly let us pay what we could afford.” To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Vanilla makes vegetarianism the New Black. …

Why the paleo diet isn’t really paleo : TreeHugger

… interpretation of what our Paleolithic ancestors ate actually is. I’ve heard the counterarguments: “This is a Paleo-inspired diet! It’s more about eliminating processed foods from the diet than eating like an actual caveman.” Call it semantics if you will, but maybe the diet needs a New name. The real thing was nothing like the modern interpretations, particularly when it comes to the quantity of meat consumed. First of all, our Paleolithic ancestors were very flexible. This is a funny …

Ecocentric | Happy Chinese Lunar New Year – Share a Vegetarian Hotpot!

By Weiling Fu | 02.18.2015 | Editor’s note: This post comes from Weiling Fu, our lead web designer at GRACE. Weiling is originally from Taiwan and now lives in Brooklyn, where she hosts a great annual New Year’s party. This year, however, she’s in Taiwan, celebrating with her family, so we are especially glad to share her post and recipes. Gong Xi Fa Zai! This zodiac year will be the year of Goat. The Year of the Goat starts Feb. 19, 2015 (the Lunar New Year) and lasts to …

Second Public School in the U.S. Goes Vegetarian | Ecorazzi

BY NATALIA LIMA FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Following the footsteps of a public elementary school in Flushing, Queens, another public school in New York City has decided to go vegetarian. The Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan announced Monday that it will only be serving students plant-based meals due to its benefits not only for the kids but the planet as well, becoming the second non-charter public school in the U.S. to do so. “We decided to implement the vegetarian menu because of the health …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

… Randall Williams’s New cookbook, looking for ideas, and I saw the most beautiful soup, made of sweet potatoes, kale and black-eyed peas. But the sweet potatoes weren’t in big chunks, like the carrots. They had been pureed with a lot of water, making a beautiful orange backdrop for the chunky soup. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight …

Record sales for vegetarian food company Quorn | BreakingNews.ie

… and South Africa and plans to expand in to at least one New international market this year. Last month the business reported record full-year sales up 7% to £150m as it attracted 1.9 million New customers over the period. The firm today cited a recent YouGov poll which reported that 74% of people said that fad diets are not the solution to health and wellbeing. It added that 37% of those surveyed found that cutting out meat made them healthier. Quorn Foods chief executive Kevin Brennan said: …

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, …

Bone Broth, the Healing Soup From the Paleolithic Diet (Also a Vegetarian Alternative) | Sat Hon

… as a life sustenance as well as a tribal bonding ceremony. Growing up in China, our Cantonese family always celebrated all festivals, New Year, August Moon Festival… with the bone soup. In time, this bone broth becomes a staple of southern Chinese culinary diets as well as a medicinal supplement to many ailments. Recently, in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese doctors have started to prescribe bone broth as a form of immune booster, possibly taking a cue from the fact that in bone …

Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News

… Vegetarian” (Sourcebooks, $12.99), to ask her for tips on going cutting out meat as painlessly as possible. First, she said, it’s important to understand the spectrum of vegetarianism. Vegans don’t eat any animal products; flexitarians tend not to eat meat but don’t rule it out completely. In the middle, you’ll find lacto-ovo vegetarians, who won’t eat meat but do eat dairy and eggs; and pescatarians, who eat fish. “Or there’s a New word I just heard, ‘reducetarian,’ …

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

… against infections. Another staple in an Indian’s diet is curd or yoghurt. A powerhouse in the protein department with about 15 grams in a small bowl, yoghurt can be enjoyed with meals and can be converted to a condiment or a side dish like raita. It can also be mixed with sugar to form a sweet and sour dessert. via A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express. …

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

Apparently $100 buys a lot of vegetarian food. “We’ve been amazed when we go shopping and we’re buying bags of rice and lentils, how much stuff we have in our cart for $100,” says Matthew Noble, director of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank (TVFB), tells The Huffington Post Canada. The Toronto-based animal activist, along with other volunteers, just started the New program, motivated by what he sees as the lack of options for vegans and vegetarians at existing food banks in the city. …

Serving Haute Vegetarian Platters – The New Indian Express

Sujit Mehta and Sharmila Shah are more than just consultants. The co-founders of restaurant and catering consultancy, WeServe, along with their team, have given Ahmedabad a few distinctively different and interesting restaurants. At the recently opened restaurant called 70 Degrees East in the western suburbs of Ahmedabad, Mehta and Shah were working out some fusion and creative dishes that would make the New restaurant different from others. “I like playing with words and the name ‘Skewers …

Protein Plus – Livemint

… Batra, clinical nutritionist, Fortis La Femme, New Delhi. Consumption of plant rather than animal proteins can, in fact, contribute to reduced risk of obesity and chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. “In comparison to protein foods of animal origin, most plant-protein sources are lower in saturated fat, free of cholesterol, higher in fibre, and a good source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. All this helps contribute to better health and reduced disease risk,” says Niti …

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

Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analysed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of calorie counting or exercise plans. The study, published last Thursday in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, comes as many people are trying to stick to – or already have abandoned – New Year’s plans to lose weight …

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

Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analyzed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of calorie counting or exercise plans. The study published Thursday in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics comes as many people are trying to stick to – or already have abandoned – New Year’s plans to lose weight with the dozens and dozens of …

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 …

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 …

From radical to trendy for Mainers living without meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Vegetarians think deeply about food, and many here in Maine are willing to share their thoughts. I discovered this after posting a message online seeking Maine vegetarians willing to be interviewed. I crossed my fingers and hoped I’d hear from five, maybe six people. I feared I’d hear from no one. Then I hit enter. To my surprise, my inbox and voicemail were soon flooded with more than 70 messages. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with many of these people. Some are brand-New …

Cooking vegetarian from Anna Jones’ new book | Toronto Star

Anna Jones is a vegetarian chef, food writer and stylist from England who recently came out with A Modern Way To Eat: Over 200 satisfying, everyday vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing). The book is a New favourite. I’m always on the hunt for modern, inventive vegetarian recipes that are packed with flavour. Click on the link below to find the recipe for Lemon + Coriander Roasted Feta With Mixed Tomatoes “Roasting feta gives it an unexpectedly wonderful milky wobbly curd …

7 Vegetarian Recipes Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution on Track

Statistics Brain reports that 38% of Americans make weight-related resolutions for New Year’s. If you count yourself among these physique-focused resolvers, then try kicking off 2015 with a delicious and nutritious dietary makeover. Say farewell to the chocolate truffles, creamy sauces, and cheese-laden dishes of last year, and make room in your kitchen for healthier ingredients — vegetables, legumes, nuts, and more — offering equal potential for greatness.What do you think? Keep …

Cruelty-free luxury is not an oxymoron

Luxe bags that skip the leather and vegetarian getaways attract high-end consumers. From haute couture to high-end vacation packages, today’s vegetarian and vegan consumers aren’t willing to compromise quality in their quest for a kinder lifestyle. At Gunas New York, an upscale vegan accessories boutique, the name of the game is “High Fashion, Zero Cruelty.” Owner Sugandh Agrawal, a vegetarian since childhood, founded the upscale vegan accessories boutique in 2009. After earning her …

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

… to. Last month, lawmakers attached a “congressional directive” to the Cromnibus spending bill, expressing “concern” that “agriculture production practices and environmental factors” might figure into nutritional guidelines (put out by the federal department in charge of agriculture). This wasn’t legally binding on the USDA, but some combination of pressure from legislators and directly from lobbyists appears to have made the feds stand down. The New …

Meat-Eaters And Vegetarians Meet In The Middle: The Birth Of ‘Reducetarianism’

Where do you stand in the moral landscape of your dinner plate? How you fill the space between your fork and knife can be highly criticized depending on your meal of choice — whether the decision’s been made for your personal health, conscience of your environmental impact, or for animal humaneness. Brian Kateman explores the world of veganism, vegetarianism, meat-eaters, and introduces to us a New term — “reducetarianism.” After he coined the Newest eating-habit label, he painted a …

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 …

Here are some New Year’s Revolutions

Whoever invented New Year’s resolutions didn’t know much about human nature: Everybody’s are similar and nobody keeps them very long, perhaps because the proposals are too ambitious or difficult. Many concern diet, an annual windfall for NutriSystem and BowFlex. Instead of composing the same high-minded list, consider these practical revolutions, with broadband results. Eat more comfort food. The name is well-earned. Adjusting meat loaf, mashed potatoes, stew, roast whole chicken, a BLT, …

seMissourian.com: Features: Recipes so packed with flavor, you won’t even notice they’re vegetarian (01/04/15)

My dear friend Cheryl Mothes is trying to help us all start off the New Year on a healthy note after all of the very rich foods we have eaten over the holiday. She has contributed a few vegetarian recipes for us to try. I have tried several of the recipes she has given me and they are all delicious. She always says they are so packed with flavor you won’t even know they are vegetarian, and she’s right. Give these recipes a try to kickstart your New Year. Pleae click on this link if …

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

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is still our fork. Forty-five times as many people die of chronic diseases linked to a diet containing animal products, sugar, and salt. Hardly a month goes by without another study linking consumption of animal products with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. No …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A dose of soup from a vegetable-loving German chef – The Washington Post

… author and TV host in Germany whose New book, “Green Box ,” has been taunting me from a position on my desk for almost six months now. He’s not vegetarian, and neither is his Hamburg restaurant, Bullerei, but his passion for cooking vegetables radiates from the book’s colorful pages. I’ve bookmarked almost a dozen recipes to try — cabbage with pappardelle squares, lemon salad with ricotta cakes, broccoli cannelloni — but the book didn’t make the leap from desk to kitchen until I …

Authentic Paella Recipes by Your Fave Latin Chefs: Traditional, Vegetarian & More!

Click on the link below to access some great recipes. Created in Valencia on the east coast of Spain, paella is today one of the country’s most popular exports. Traditionally made of toasted short grain rice with a combination of chicken, mussels, shrimp, peppers, saffron, and garlic, modern cooks and celebrity chefs have taken the classic dish to New heights, offering up paella recipes that are exclusively vegetarian, seafood, and more. via Authentic Paella Recipes by Your Fave Latin Chefs: …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegetable Tarts, Big and Small – NYTimes.com

… butternut squash and zucchini mini-tarts. The vegetable filling is made quick and easy by using a wok to cook the vegetables. “I do advise to make more than needed …because they vanish off the plate quickly!” she warns. Swati Saha of New York uses a standard pie dish to make a savory tart of Kuri squash, mushrooms and kale, topped with grated asiago cheese to taste. Not only does it make an attractive main course that holds its own at the center of the table, the rosemary-infused crust …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com

The traditions of Thanksgiving are part of what makes it a favorite holiday. But sometimes it’s also about starting New traditions. Sadhna Sheli, a reader from Los Angeles, is a vegetarian, but her husband’s family members from Israel are meat lovers. When her in-laws came to visit, she didn’t know how her New family would react. As it turned out, when her mother-in-law learned she was vegetarian, one of the first things she made for her was this colorful pomegranate salad. Cooking with …

A study proves that plant-based diets are a healthy way to shed weight – Miami diet and exercise | Examiner.com

It is that time of year again. People are starting to make New Year’s Resolutions. According to Inquisitr on Nov. 21, losing weight is one of the most popular goals. A New study claims that to lose weight more quickly; it is recommended dieters now follow a vegan or a vegetarian food plan. People who ate this way for eight or more weeks, they lost twice as much weight than those who focused on low calories dieting. According to Runner’s World, athletes are taking notice about the benefits of …

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 …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Bread Salad Inspired by Stuffing – NYTimes.com

Panzanella is a Tuscan summer bread salad, often made to use up stale bread. The typical panzanella consists of chunks of stale bread and tomatoes, cucumbers, onion and basil, dressed with olive oil and vinegar. So why are we talking about a summer salad for Thanksgiving? Reader Jessica Benoit offers this fall version of panzanella, inspired by her first Thanksgiving abroad and thoughts of the traditional stuffing her family ate during holidays in New England with extended family. In 2011, Ms. …

Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook packs Plenty More Mideast punch – Modern Manna Israel News | Haaretz

After much anticipation, Yotam Ottolenghi’s New book Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi (Ten Speed Press) finally came out last month. It’s a sequel to Plenty (Chronicle Books, 2011) which was crowned “vegetarian cookbook of the decade” by the Washington Post and is the London-based Israeli chef’s fourth best-seller, judging by its ranking on Amazon.com. As with all his former books, Plenty More has a strong Middle Eastern and Mediterranean emphasis, …

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 …

Make one of these vegetarian and Middle Eastern-inspired dishes from this London chef’s new cookbook. – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More | Epicurious.com

… dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you cook and eat vegetables. via Make one of these vegetarian and Middle Eastern-inspired dishes from this London chef’s New cookbook. – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More | Epicurious.com. …

Vegetarian tagine recipe will make believers out of carnivores | The Miami Herald

… you’re looking for a New, hearty fall recipe, I recommend attempting to make a tagine. A traditional Moroccan stew, tagine is usually a slow-cooked meat dish made in a traditional clay pot. There are lots of different varieties of tagine including lamb with prunes and nuts, and chicken with olives and lemon. via Vegetarian tagine recipe will make believers out of carnivores | The Miami Herald. …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The Washington Post

… through the nutritional analysis program The Post uses, because they’re usually sodium bombs. I don’t worry about that much when it comes to my personal cooking and eating, because I don’t have high blood pressure (or the genes for it), but I know that some readers — including some particularly vocal ones — do. They’re trying to lower their sodium intake, and I can’t blame them for that. via Weeknight Vegetarian: A New technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The …

Why Richard Corrigan is turning vegetarian – Independent.ie

The London-based chef has hinted that he may be opening a vegetarian restaurant in Dublin. Katy McGuinness reports on what delights may soon await his Irish customers. Celebrity chef Richard Corrigan is considering opening a New vegetarian restaurant in Dublin using produce from his 100-acre estate in Co Cavan. The gardens of Corrigan’s Park Hotel in Virginia are already supplying vegetables to the chef’s London restaurants: Corrigan’s Mayfair, Bentley’s Oyster Bar and …

Meet the ex-Olympian behind Brooklyn’s vegetarian cafe-spa

This article comes from the New York Post and was written by Maridel Reyes. Click the link below to go to the site for the full article. Nestor Cora, a former Olympic basketball player for Puerto Rico, says opening your own business boils down to staying true to your passions.Photo: Tamara Beckwith On a stretch of East Williamsburg near the Graham Avenue L subway stop, the low-key Earth Wellness Cafe is easy to miss. But step inside, and you’ll find a warm spa-restaurant hybrid, with …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… month, and writes the “Recipes for Health” column for the New York Times. Now living in Los Angeles, Shulman has family roots in Minnesota, with a parent from each of the Twin Cities and a brother still here. Her late father, writer/humorist Max Shulman, wrote the short stories and screenplay for the TV series “Dobie Gillis.” Martha Rose Shulman will be in town for a book signing and class on Saturday at Cooks of Crocus Hill in Edina. Click here for the full …

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 …

SCV grill adapts to veggie customer base

As the second generation of Stonefire Grill owners came of age, and became involved in the Harrigan family’s management of its seven restaurants, the youngest members made a daring move. Justin and Kyle, sons of the founders Mary and Maureen Harrigan, began reshaping a menu well known for its tri tips and ribs by adding dishes geared toward vegetarian and vegan diners. The risky move could have resulted in the loss of Stonefire’s core customers, but the opposite happened. Sales of the New …

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 …

What’s On Your Plate? 6 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Love Life

… realize. We bond over dinner dates and share our deepest secrets with each other over cups of late night coffee. We toast glasses of wine to our significant other when we reach our anniversary milestones, and we indulge in sweets in the throes of a breakup … only to start the cycle all over again when a New person catches our eye. But there’s no denying that eating — emotional or not — affects our lives in ways we don’t fully appreciate. From being a vegetarian to late …

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