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World Vegetarian Day 2015: 15 things only vegetarians understand | Metro News

… 15 things that only vegetarians will understand. 1. You’ll always get your food first on a flight It might not always be edible, but it’s pretty cool to get priority service once in a while. Unfortunately this also means you’re stuck with the dirty tray on your lap for absolutely ages until everyone else has been served and finished. 2. Posh restaurants often have the worst vegetarian food Goats cheese tart, pasta or risotto just doesn’t cut it if you’re paying top price for it. Many …

Add some pep to your pasta with Southwestern Veggie Lasagna | Edmonton Journal

… dish from Italy to the U.S. Our Southwestern Quesadillas make an easy weeknight meal or a quick snack. No ham on hand? The recipe is great with leftover chicken, or leave it out to make it vegetarian. We added black beans to our Southwestern Perogies, upping the protein and fibre for a hearty meal. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Add some pep to your pasta with Southwestern Veggie Lasagna | Edmonton Journal …

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

By Aviva Goldfarb | August 26, 2015 If your child decided to become a vegetarian, would you be a) Shocked? b) Thrilled? c) Horrified? d) Overwhelmed? When our daughter Celia was young, her favorite meal was steak. I’m not a big meat eater and as the main family cook, I only made meat a couple of times a week. But if Celia had her way, our dinners would have alternated between steak, pasta and chicken drumsticks. When Celia was 10, she dabbled in vegetarianism, inspired by a close friend and …

Super Pasta: A pasta recipe everyone loves (even the vegetarian)

By Amaka Inyese | July 3, 2015 Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets, this pasta recipe you will get the silky rich sauce resulting from generous use of bacon, egg and cheese and a whole lot of peas. [Peas are a great addition] you can modify quantities and …

8 Vegetarian Side Dishes For Your Summer Cookout

… dietitian, I feel like it’s my duty to encourage you to enjoy it! To make things easier for you, I scoured the Internet to round up 8 amazing side dishes that you can take to your next cookout. They’re all meat-free which means the fruits and veggies steal the show! In this roundup, you’ll find everything from pasta salad to fruit salad to a grain you may not have tried! Add your favorite to your must-try list this summer and then start planning your next cookout so you have an excuse to …

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 …

Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz

By Ginny Grant | May 4, 2015 Embrace all of autumn’s best flavours with this delicious vegetarian dinner. This is great as a topping for bruschetta, or tossed through pasta with crumbled feta or grated parmesan. MUSHROOMS, SILVERBEET & LENTILS Preparation: 10 minutes (plus 20 minutes soaking time) Cooking: 30 minutes   To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz …

5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

… Cookbook,” including a very helpful section on vegetarian flavor-building ingredients, range from salads and vegetable sides to grains and pasta to eggs, flatbreads and main courses. We’ve decided to concentrate on the mains, sharing five dishes inspired by cuisines from around the world where vegetables and grains have long been respected. Easy bean and vegetarian tostadas are marked with a red FAST — they’re among the 300 recipes that take 45 minutes or less. The tostadas …

As a Vegetarian Tourist, Here’s How to Plan Meals | Cara Spevick

… By spending time in Argentina and Brazil, I learned that each country is heavily influenced by Italian culture (it’s actually a tradition in Argentina to eat pizza for dinner on Fridays and pasta for lunch on Sundays), and that sushi is popular no matter how far you are from home. Healthy living is quite trendy in these places (which should be expected considering the focus on physical beauty), so smoothie bars are easy to find and acai bowls are the snack of choice. Even the steak houses …

This is why I love being vegetarian | Stuff.co.nz

By Danielle Calder, Posted 22nd March 2015 I’m a vegetarian for ethical reasons, although I plan on becoming a vegan in the near future. I became a vegetarian at 15, initially because I wanted to be unique: none of my friends were vegetarian, and I had heard that you lost weight once you went veggie. Well, I lost some weight, but once I discovered pasta I put it right back on! As I got older, I became more interested in the ethical side of vegetarianism. I don’t believe it is …

Recipe: Vegetarian pumpkin & spinach lasagne | Stuff.co.nz

… salt and freshly ground black pepper and fry until wilted. 4. Grease a baking dish with a little oil. Spread a little of the pumpkin puree over the bottom then top with a sheet of pasta. Top with quarter of the remaining pumpkin and a third of the spinach. Repeat twice more then finish with a final layer of pasta and pumpkin puree. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden and bubbling. This article first featured in Issue 165 of Cuisine Magazine. For more like this, visit cuisine.co.nz or subscribe …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… Chinatown solves the problem. A wide assortment of greens is always available there, beautifully trimmed and displayed. Some varieties have buds beginning to show delicious yellow flowers. For this vegetarian lasagna, I layer lemony ricotta with a creamy béchamel sauce and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. I could have made tender fresh pasta but opted instead for dry lasagna noodles, trusting that the filling would provide the texture I was after. To get even more flavor from the greens, I use them …

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

… in a skillet with tomatoes and the peppers and their filling. Once the dish is heated on top of the stove, the covered skillet goes into a hot oven to cook the pasta. With this stovetop-to-oven method, you don’t have to stir, so the layers stay intact. Finally add some cream and sprinkle with Parmesan and let the dish turn golden brown. Dinner is quick — and it’s fun. For the recipe, please click on this link: via Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – …

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

… benefits of a diet including more legumes, vegetables, and whole grains and our concerns about the environmental impact of meat production,” explained Maggie Siena, school principal. “As it turns out the vegetarian dishes are pretty delicious, too – we are seeing more kids trying and liking chickpeas, brown rice, and whole wheat pasta. Kale salad was a huge hit.” The implementation of the vegetarian menu was done with the help of the Coalition for Healthy School Food, a non profit …

Plant-based menu options sprouting up everywhere | Windsor Star

… sold-out vegan night last autumn, he said, they decided to offer vegan-friendly courses on their Winter Bites menu in January – think dishes like pasta e fagioli made with red kidney beans and fresh tomato or a veggie sandwich made with rapini, marinated roasted red peppers and eggplant. Even non-vegans were ordering the vegan dessert! Rocca said the maple pumpkin pie with coconut whipped cream and pecans was such a hit it might make it onto the menu permanently. To finish reading …

Serving Haute Vegetarian Platters – The New Indian Express

… and Sauces’ sounds like a good header for the menu. We have decided to create bite-size starters and pasta rolls that could be picked up using barbecue skewers, and the guest could dip them in their choice of sauce. After trying various bowls and glasses to serve the sauce, we chose a cocktail glass with its stem and inverted cone-shaped bowl which can carry a plenty of sauce. The presentation is so dramatic that a person seeing a diner on the next table having a Baby Cannelloni, picking up …

Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World | The Daily Meal

Once upon a time, vegetarians had a few bland pasta dishes or some unexciting vegetable stir-frys to choose on most restaurant menus, but such limitations have all but disappeared in modern dining. Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World In an interview last January, all-star chef Alex Guarnaschelli said she believes that we’re entering a golden age of restaurants embracing the potential of vegetables. “The era of slapping together a bunch of vegetables if a vegan comes through your …

Here are some New Year’s Revolutions

… chili to heightened nutritional standards isn’t that hard. Banish the notion that cooking takes time by identifying foods that cook themselves, while you’re doing something else. Make a big pot every Sunday — the aforementioned hearty soup, stew, chili, baked pasta for emergency meals throughout the week. What a lifesaver. What a moneysaver. Eat a big breakfast. This will set you up for the day, curb Pooh’s “elevenses”. No time? Stop grumbling and look in the right places. Waiting in …

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

… soymilk(soy beverage), tofu made with calcium sulfate, calcium-fortified breakfast cereals and orange juice, and some dark-green leafy vegetables (collard, turnip, and mustard greens; and bok choy). Make simple changes. Many popular main dishes are or can be vegetarian-such as pasta primavera, pasta with marinara or pesto sauce, veggie pizza, vegetable lasagna, tofu-vegetable stir-fry, and bean burritos. Enjoy a cookout. For barbecues, try veggie or soy burgers, soy hot dogs, marinated tofu or …

Vegetarian recipe

… mixture, which has a touch of spiciness from chile garlic paste. Use as much or as little of the paste as you like. If you don’t like the tofu, use cooked and cubed chicken or simply ramp up the veggies. The roasted tofu is tossed with pasta that is made with added vegetables. But this recipe works well with any type of noodle — long or short. And today’s a good day to use noodles because it’s National Noodle Day. via Vegetarian recipe. …

A tomato tart satisfies a craving when the air turns chilly — and then when the sun returns

… them cower. To the rescue, at least in my kitchen: canned tomatoes, once again. This time, rather than stew them for a pasta sauce or soup, I jumped at the suggestion in “The Best of Rose Elliot” (Hamlyn, 2014) to turn them into a tart. It’s a simple idea, with a couple of nice twists: cumin seed in the crust and eggs nestled into the filling, in the style of that North African dish I love, shakshuka Click here to go direct to this article on the Washington Post …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… prolific cookbook writer has taken a novel approach with her latest, “The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking,” in order to do that. In this she serves as culinary instructor as she guides us through the master recipe of a dozen dishes — soups, pasta, grains, beans and more — then offers some fundamental mealtime preparation tips, which she call “building blocks” (how to make vegetable combos and tomato sauce, for example). In addition, she offers variations to build your cooking …

Vegetarian lasagne

… button mushrooms, thickly sliced 400g can diced tomatoes with oregano and basil 80g baby spinach 30g butter 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 cups reduced-fat milk 1 cup reduced-fat grated mozzarella cheese 125g dried lasagne pasta sheets   Click here for the recipe: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ …

5 essential items in a vegetarian diet

… source of carbohydrates for vegetarians. They also provide minerals like zinc, copper and iron. So stock up on oats, whole wheat breads and pasta, brown rice and quinoa. Fruits and vegetables: This is of course, the most important staple in a vegetarian’s diet. Fruits and vegetables are abundant with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This article is from the Times of India website …

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