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GRAY: Learn to eat humanely, even if not a vegetarian | Opinion | dailynebraskan.com

… cows, chickens and pigs are confined to small, painful spaces where they can barely move, are injected with growth hormones and live their lives never seeing the outdoors or engaging in natural behaviors. They stand in their own feces, inhaling ammonia and biting each other out of fear and stress, causing open sores. Ninety-nine percent of meat products come from these places because it’s cheaper to produce and makes the huge food corporations a lot more money. They continue to run only …

The effect vegetarians have on the meat of the matter

… vegetarians or vegans do so for an array of reasons. However, the economics of vegetarianism have attracted little attention in recent years; but in the light of recent protein price hikes, they should. Economists, however, do agree on a few facets of meat production. First, many studies suggest that it costs significantly more to produce energy and protein from animal-based sources than from some plant-based sources. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below:   …

Top six sources of protein for vegetarians and vegans

… produce on its own (because of that, it’s often referred to as a “perfect protein”). Plus, it is amazingly versatile. Quinoa can be added to soup or vegetarian chili during winter months, served with brown sugar and fruit as a hot breakfast cereal, or tossed with vegetables and vinaigrette to make a refreshing summer salad. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Top six sources of protein for vegetarians and vegans …

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 …

8 Vegetarian Side Dishes For Your Summer Cookout

By Lindsay Livingston | June 16, 2015 Summer is here and that means the perfect weather for picnics, cookouts and parties. Give me any excuse to bust out the grill, enjoy the sunshine and get together with family and friends and I’m a happy girl! While most people choose meat as their main course when grilling, I wanted to take time to give summer fruits and veggies a little extra love! There is so much nutritious and delicious produce available during the summer months and as a registered …

6 Simple, Healthy Ways to Lower Your Food Bill – DailyFinance

… cook them, and then combine with salt, lemon juice, garlic and tahini. You can use a blender or a food processor to make your own hummus. It’s surprisingly simple to make. Rather than pay $5 at the grocery store for a tiny container of hummus, you can produce nearly half a gallon of hummus for only $2 to $3. As with the beans, you can add additional flavoring. I like to add hot peppers into mine. You can even use this as a dip to eat raw vegetables or crackers. If you’re busy at …

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

… wants to save the planet… with vegetarian meatballs. The dish loved by millions of British customers is to get a meat-free makeover that it is claimed will cut carbon emissions by half. The Swedish firm says producing the new version uses far less energy than making the pork and beef variety. Green scheme: IKEA claims it will ‘save the planet’ with its new vegetarian meatballs as far less energy is needed both to produce and cook them than the pork and beef variety Its veggie …

Commentary: Going vegetarian, buying Fair Trade are starts – Daily Pilot

… as college. I had taken a course on the livestock industry, and I was completely convinced that by living off quinoa, veggies and beans, I could save the world. In my mind, our precious agriculture sector was flawless. Then I learned the truth. Our agriculture industry is just as corrupt as our livestock industry, and what’s worse, the damage being done is to our own species. We get half of our tomatoes from Mexico each year, but where does that produce actually come from? A recent Los …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

By Liz O’Keefe, 27th February 2015 Vanilla Black co-owner and head chef, Andrew Dargue, speaks exclusively to produce Business UK about heading up the vegetarian revolution and making fruit and veg the stars of the show Tucked away in the winding streets of London’s Chancery Lane is a high-end, fine-dining Michelin-recommended restaurant called Vanilla Black, which just happens to be vegetarian. Andrew Dargue and his co-owner and partner Donna Conroy stand out in many ways. For a start, …

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. …

Bruno Loubet: ‘I am not vegan or vegetarian, but beef is out’ – Profiles – People – The Independent

… and herbs as well as edible flowers from a community garden located next door. But now Loubet is going one step further and plans to cut beef – which currently features in just one dish at Grain Store – from the restaurant’s spring menu. Loubet believes that, given the damage that the beef industry does to the planet ( 10kg of grain is needed to produce 1kg of beef), by serving beef, he is undoing all the good done by having a sustainable restaurant. “If I didn’t I would be …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

… It was also made with a hand-cranked meat- or coffee-grinder, but these did not produce a smooth butter. Joseph Lambert, an employee at the Sanatarium, adapted a meat-grinder to make it more suitable for producing nut butters at home. He also invented or acquired the rights to other small appliances, all intended to simplify the making of nut butters. These included a stovetop nut roaster, a small blancher (to remove the skins from the nuts), and a hand grinder that cranked out a smooth, creamy …

Harley’s is a coffee house with heart – Falkirk Herald

How do you spot the vegan at a dinner party? You don’t have to – they’ll be sure to tell you! Sorry, another bad joke … but the food at Harley’s Coffee House is seriously good. Although not strictly vegan – the Camelon cafe sells meat and vegetarian produce too – those that avoid all animal produce are well catered for. The family business opened almost a year ago and since then has been notching up rave reviews from the online vegan and gluten-free communities. I took my …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… especially inefficient use of our water supplies. As an example, producing one gram of protein from beef requires four times more water as is needed to produce one gram of protein from vegetables. This usage puts a strain on our limited freshwater reserves, which could alternatively be used to grow additional plant proteins, or to provide drinking water in drought-prone areas. 3. Help reduce fossil fuel dependence If you’re a proponent of curbing our reliance on fossil fuel by supporting …

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 …

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 …

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

… exactly lining up with nature. As with so much produce, I much prefer in-season, local tomatoes over the from-far-away ones I’m seeing in grocery stores now. But even those from nearby that are just starting to show up in farmers markets are the hothouse variety and not nearly as flavorful as those we’ll see in July, August and beyond. The little tomato plants in my garden, meanwhile, were finally starting to make some progress before we got a few days of cold rain, which seemed to make …

National Vegetarian Week: Time to stop and think about food choices

… More and more people are moving towards a meat free diet and Lynne Elliot, chief executive of the Vegetarian Society reckons “it’s never been easier”. National Vegetarian Week 2014, will take place from today (Monday May 19) until Sunday (May 25) and will see businesses all over the UK sharing and promoting their delicious vegetarian produce to everyone. Vist the site by clicking on this link: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/ …

Summer Burgers, Hold the Meat

Check out this site by clicking on the link below and you will be rewarded with some fantastic burger recipes – yum yum – deee-licious! Article written by By MARTHA ROSE SHULMAN I come back to burgers in this column every year or two. My quest for good vegetarian burgers has nothing to do with wanting to create something that resembles a hamburger or turkey burger. Why try to mimic meat? Rather, my vegetarian cooking is about produce, which, it turns out, can be the foundation for …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

If anyone knows that the answer lies in the soil, it’s Jane Baxter – for many years the inspiring head chef at Riverford Farm’s Field Kitchen. It was her transforming way with common or garden veg that caught the attention of Henry Dimbleby who says that he had “never before eaten vegetables that felt so much like stars of the show”. The two became friends and have now worked together to produce the excellent Leon: Fast Vegetarian, named after the restaurants Henry set up with business …

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