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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, …

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 …

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

… simple to make and has a wonderful sweet aroma. Wash the basmati rice and keep aside. Break saffron strands and keep it soaked in warm milk. Take a pressure cooker and put some good quality ghee in it. Fry some whole cashew nuts and keep aside, followed by adding bay leaf, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks and seeds of cardamom. You can also use cumin seeds for an extra edge. Mix the basmati rice and fry it well with salt and sugar. Pour water to make the rice cook well, but not break. Cook it for …

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

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

Go vegetarian – Livemint

… important to first define what these experts mean by vegetarian, because following an Indian vegetarian diet does not always mean you’re eating healthy. For instance, a diet consisting of polished rice, fried snacks, refined flour, sweets, overcooked vegetables and ghee-laden dals is a poor diet that invites obesity and other health problems like malnourishment. On the other hand, a diet which includes fresh fruits, wholegrains, seeds and nuts, vegetables, dals and beans, cooked in small …

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? …

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 …

Flexitarian trend prompts growth in vegetarian products :: Industry News :: FoodProcessing

… vegetarian offerings in the form of shelf-stable, refrigerated and frozen products, David Despain writes in an article in the May issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). While soy and wheat have traditionally been the primary staples of vegetarian protein, rising allergy trends have driven a greater variety of plant-based protein sources such as pulses, ancient grains, nuts and seeds. Product labels now tend to centre on ‘vegan’ and ‘no …

Packaged foods go vegetarian

… plant-based foods and includes soy among the sources of plant protein throughout the document,” she says. Along with other sources of plant-based protein—such as pulses, nuts, and seeds—soy protein stands out as an ingredient with a great deal to gain from consumer trends moving toward meat-reduced and meat-free diets. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Packaged foods go vegetarian …

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 …

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

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

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

… trans fats (prepared foods are loaded with them). You want to enjoy a wide array of starchy (not too many!) and non-starchy veggies, lots of greens and legumes and plenty of fruit. And make sure to get enough vitamin B-12 (you’ll almost certainly need a supplement), protein (beans, nuts, many grains), and vitamin D (try 15 minutes of daily sunshine). Then you’ll gain the big health benefits of a well-designed veggie diet: lower blood lipids, increased insulin sensitivity, lower risk of …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

By Margaret Ely February 27 A top U.S. nutritional panel is recommending that everyone eat less meat to protect the environment. Ellie Krieger answered your questions, including plenty about vegetables, during our recent online discussion. Here are some tips and suggestions for vegetarians, vegans and other vegetable lovers. Going vegetarian? Be sure to vary your diet to be sure you’re getting enough protein. “As long as your vegetarian diet contains a mix of grains, beans, nuts [and] seeds …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

… the softness and use it in a soup. Another way we like to eat our tofu? As noodles! Yuba, strips of sliced tofu skin, are fantastic in a stir-fry. Other non-meat proteins to use and love include tempeh (made from fermented soy and grains), seitan (wheat gluten), and, of course, nuts and seeds. Whole grains contain protein—and are particularly tasty in salad. Please click on the link below to finish reading this very interesting article. By Rochelle Bilow via 6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian …

Is a vegetarian diet good for your health? Research says yes – Journal Inquirer: Harlan Levy Consumer Diary

… and eggs. Most vegetarians in the U.S. are lacto-ovovegetarians. Vegetarians eat mainly fruit, vegetables, legumes, grains, seeds, and nuts. Please click on the link below to finish reading the article. By Harlan Levy Journal Inquirer via Is a vegetarian diet good for your health? Research says yes – Journal Inquirer: Harlan Levy Consumer Diary. …

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 …

Helpful Tips for Vegetarians : NUTRITION&FOOD : Youth Health Magzine

Think about protein. Your protein needs can easily be met by eating a variety of plant foods. Sources of protein for vegetarians include beans and peas, nuts, and soy products (such as tofu, tempeh). Lacto-ovo vegetarians also get protein from eggs and dairy foods. Bone up on sources of calcium. Calcium is used for building bones and teeth. Some vegetarians consume dairy products, which are excellent sources of calcium. Other sources of calcium for vegetarians include calcium-fortified …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

… invented Corn Flakes, was seeking an alternative for “cows’ butter.” He thought puréed nutmeats might work, and in the early 1890s Kellogg experimented with processing nuts through steel rollers. He served the nut butters to his patients at the Sanatarium, who loved them. Remarkably, in less than a decade peanut butter would emerge from the province of extremist “health nuts” to become a mainstream American fad food. America’s elite visited the Battle Creek Sanatarium to recover …

6 Year Study Shows that People Live Longer with a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet • The Raw Food World News

(TRFW News) Vegan and vegetarian diets are the recommended dietary choices for longevity and heart health. A low-fat whole foods, plant-based diet is now enthusiastically suggested for those managing or trying to prevent diabetes. (1,2) Recent research has found that most any form of a vegetarian diet, vegan or not, lowers adult mortality.  The key for longer life is to eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and low amounts of animal products. (3) What Does the Research Say …

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

… borrowing traditions from North African Muslim communities and Southern Europe. It uses lots of lemon, olives, olive oil, lentils, lamb, chickpeas, nuts, and fresh and dried fruits. Sephardic cuisine, to me, does more with spices, heat and flavors than Ashkenazi cuisine. So while my mostly Ashkenazi schoolmates were eating gefilte fish , kugel , and matzoh ball soup, my French Moroccan mother was serving up boulettes  (stewed Moroccan meatballs), salade cuite  (cooked red pepper and tomato …

Living life without meat

… is a personal choice, for Garza it is the only true healthy choice in daily eating. “Vegetarians experience many benefits,” Garza said. “They are usually slimmer and have been proven to have longevity over meat eaters.” She also believes vegetarians have more energy, saying she hasn’t “been out of energy for 40 years.” Many studies have found a vegetarian diet of whole grains, beans, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, along with regular exercise, is associated with lower blood …

Can Vegetarians Go Paleo?

Bacon, steak and more bacon is often associated with the much-hyped Paleo Diet , which is undoubtedly having a moment. Can vegetarians take part in a diet that puts so much emphasis on meat? It is possible. Our Paleolithic ancestors were very much about the meat, yes, but vegetables, nuts and seeds were also part of their whatever-we-can-get-our-hands-on meal plan. The basic premise of this stone-age eating is to eat like hunter-gatherers did 10,000 years ago. They didn’t have farms, …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… in order to provide the “complete” amount needed. Complementary proteins are foods with plant proteins eaten together to help increase the body’s absorption.  Plant protein can be found in foods such as beans, peas, nuts, and some grains such as quinoa. Iron Our bodies do not utilize iron from plant sources as well it does iron from animal foods. Since this is the case, vegetarians may need to take an extra step to ensure they are getting the necessary amounts. Some food preparation …

GP’s view: Vegetarianism

Is vegetarianism healthier than a carnivorous diet? Dr Cindy Pan gives her view. The most honest answer I can give to this is, “It depends”. If being a vegetarian means you eat a lot of vegetables and fruits as well as plenty of lentils, wholegrain cereals, nuts, tofu, eggs, low-fat dairy products and other nutritious foods, which make up for the lack of meat and fish, then yes, this could result in a very healthy diet. But it would not necessarily be healthier than a similar diet …

Watch: Manchester United legend Phil Neville gives meat the red card in new PETA video

… like quinoa. Two years ago if you put quinoa on my plate I’d have said: ‘What are you giving me?’” Neville’s new diet also includes plenty of nuts, seeds and soya protein. He joins a growing list of top no-meat athletes including boxer David Haye, Olympic cyclist Lizzie Armitstead and squash world champion James Willstrop. “I think it’s become more and more fashionable now,” he said. “I think people are understanding the benefits, not just for yourself but for the environment. …

5 essential items in a vegetarian diet

Here are five essential food ingredients that a vegetarian must have It can be difficult sometimes for a vegetarian to get the complete dose of essential nutrients which are required for a healthy body. Here is a list of five ingredients that a vegetarian should have daily for a healthy body. nuts: nuts such as almonds, raisins, pistachios, walnuts and pecans are full of proteins. Seeds like flaxseeds too are important as they contain unsaturated fats. A handful of nuts and seeds daily will …

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