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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, …

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 …

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

By Firefly Dance | June 10, 2015 I love vegetables… covered in bacon  Hey, plants have feelings too!  You can’t afford meat? I can’t live without bacon  I like animals… on my plate!  Do you eat animal crackers?  You carrot-murderer!   These are the kinds of comments that I hear all the time. Whenever someone learns that my family and I are vegetarians we brace ourselves. Most of the time people are cool, throw out a few jokes that they seem to think will make us laugh. …

Egg white to fish: 5 superb foods for fabulous, shiny and strong nails

… strengthening this keratin matrix. Biotin and calcium help in strengthening the nail plate and make it less prone to cracking. 4 Egg white A rich source of protein, it helps in making the keratin of nails thicker and stronger. The biotin content is also high in egg whites. But for them to aid in making your nails healthy and stronger, eggs should be cooked. Reason: raw eggs have a binder that binds to biotin and makes it non-absorbable. 5 Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds and oats “Zinc is a …

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

… them. It’s key, because eating more veggies is one of the most impactful dietary changes you can make, but about 75% of adults fall short of the minimum recommended three daily servings. Fitting in just one additional portion per day can slash your risk of heart disease by as much as 11%, and making veggies the star of your plate can lead to a myriad of benefits. From today on, when choosing what’s for lunch or dinner, select your veggies to start, then add lean protein, good fat, and …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

From DailyWorld | March 26, 2015 Americans just can’t get enough chicken. Since 1965, they’ve eaten more just about every year. Now, eggs are enjoying a revival, too. Not to spoil anyone’s next meal, but there are a few things you might want to know about that food on your plate. Most egg-laying hens spend their lives crammed in spaces so tiny they cannot turn around or spread their wings. While chickens raised for food have more freedom, they face horrifying deaths on assembly lines. …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

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

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

… exclusively of vegetables. In fact, please don’t toss some raw carrot and lettuce on a plate and call it good. We go for hearty, hefty, protein-packed options that round out the dish and can stand in for meat. Tofu is brilliant here, provided you treat it right. In the wrong hands, tofu can be bland with an unappealing texture. Season it well and pair it with big, bold flavors—and let the texture work for you, not against you. Give it a hard sear or grill it to impart a crust…or succumb to …

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 …

Vegetarian food? Meat-eaters have plenty to learn from it – Telegraph

Sales of paneer – the fresh, mild, Indian cheese – are up by 37 per cent from last year, says Waitrose. Halloumi from Cyprus is also on the rise. The cheese-buyer at Waitrose suggests the reason is the trend for “meat-free Monday”. These are props that carnivores use to make them forget the absence of meat on the plate. Eating more vegetarian food never seems so appealing as in the turkey-bloated aftermath of Christmas. But what the rising sales of rubbery cheese suggest is that we still …

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 …

A vegetarian in France | LearnEnglishTeens

… we cook together every evening. The problem comes when we go out for dinner in a group, or are invited to someone’s house for dinner. French restaurants typically offer only a few main courses. Unfortunately, this means there is usually only one vegetarian option on the menu, so if you don’t like it, bad luck! And although most people are very understanding, some don’t quite understand vegetarianism: my housemate went to a dinner party and ended up with a plate of rice and …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Rice, Beet and Kale Salad With Cider Dressing – NYTimes.com

… nutty taste with the black rice and adding a healthful oil to the dish. “Its jewel-tones practically sparkle on a plate, and the flavours are punchy, yet muted enough to not overwhelm the other dishes,” she writes. “Being made-ahead, it’s ideal for the holidays. I love to make it one or two days in advance, really allowing the sharp dressing to permeate the inky black rice, soften the kale and give a glorious gloss to the beets. Serving this with goat cheese or feta would make it even …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Really Big Beets – NYTimes.com

… turkey on Thanksgiving for her meat-eating friends, she notes that “lately people have been bringing vegans as guests.” She wanted to serve an exciting main course for her vegan guests, “that one big thing” to put at the center of the plate. Shopping at the Union Square Farmers’ Market, she found a basket of “ginormous” beets. Inspired, she took them home and seasoned the beets with quality olive oil, sea salt and fresh pepper, wrapped them in foil and roasted them — for a very …

The humble ‘char bee hoon’ | Eat/Drink | The Malay Mail Online

… from a roadside hawker for less than RM2 for a fast and easy meal. There are several versions of this simple meal; a plain vegetarian version of just vermicelli and some greens or those with added garnishings of crunchy anchovies or a Malay-style version, with a dash of tomato sauce, chicken bits and shredded fried egg. Whatever the version, the prerequisite ingredients for a satisfying plate of char bee hoon must include rice vermicelli and vegetables such as white cabbage,  Chinese cabbage …

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

Washington – My husband and 10-year-old son went fishing this summer, and upon their return my son bounded in with enough fish to feed our extended family of 14, and then some. While beaming, he declared that although he enjoyed catching fish, he absolutely would not eat the ones he’d just caught. He explained that he would happily eat a fish bought from the store, but not one he saw swimming in the ocean hours before it hits the plate. I’ve got to love the boy and his …

Meatless meals even meat eaters will love – St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN: Life

In a region where beef often is what’s for dinner, it’s hard to make the case for vegetables, much less convince people to forgo meat altogether. However, heart disease and obesity are problems of epidemic proportions in America, so more people are finding ways to cut down their meat intake. One way to do this is to make vegetables the star attraction of the dinner plate. Lexi Moore, a volunteer with Goode Food-Delivered, has been a vegetarian since she was 19 but is engaged to a meat eater. …

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

The following article was written by Kirstie McCrum. With an array of ingredients best described as ‘nature’s bounty’, vegetarian food doesn’t have to be dull. In fact, these veggie recipes are likely to be some of the most exciting you’ve ever tasted When anyone tells you to “eat your greens”, chances are you’re catapulted back to a childhood nightmare when you weren’t allowed to leave the table as long as a solitary soggy Brussels sprout remained on your plate. Happily, …

How to deal when your child wants to be a vegetarian

… protein are nutrients essential to growth and development – and animal products are a great way to get these into kids,” she explains. “Giving them just a plate of vegies, or letting them eat cereal three times a day won’t meet their nutritional requirements. Parents are going to have to think about what they’re feeding their kids.” There’s also the emotional aspect of dealing with a child who decides to become vegetarian, Di Prima acknowledges. Continue reading this article by …

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. …

10 Best Soya Recipes

… many wondrous health benefits that soya holds, it has been dismally low at making a cut on the everyday plate. We bring you our 10 best recipes, that’ll make you fall in love with soya. What’s great is that it can be moulded into any texture, so go ahead and push your culinary boundaries. To read more and find some great recipes, go to 10 Best Soya Recipes …

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