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Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa | Houstonia

… over-the-top cheeseburgers or barbecued pork belly—but where are the vegetarian-friendly choices? After all, our vegetarian friends have extreme appetites too…maybe even more so than us non-vegetarians after day-in and day-out of vegetables, potatoes, lentils and quinoa. Being both Indian and having some past experience with the vegetarian lifestyle, I have just the dish for those days when you’re craving extreme eats of the veggie persuasion. To continue reading this article, please …

What it’s like to eat at Eatsa – Tech Insider

By Melia Robinson | August 31, 2015 I just had a dining experience straight out of “The Jetsons.” Futuristic fast-food chain Eatsa opened today near San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center. The vegetarian restaurant, which specializes in quinoa bowls that cost about $7, uses technology to automate the ordering and pick-up processes. Customers can dine in or out without interacting with a single human. Yes, it’s a little scary. Eatsa is backed by techie David Friedberg, who sold …

Top six sources of protein for vegetarians and vegans

… following proteins as supply me with enough protein and also give me enough energy to train with. Legumes Foods in the legume family are good sources of vegetarian protein. Peas are a good example. One cup contains 10 grams – about the same as a cup of milk. quinoa Most grains contain a small amount of protein, but quinoa, technically a seed, is unique in that it contains more than 8 grams per cup, including all nine essential amino acids that the body needs for growth and repair, but cannot …

Meatless Monday: An elegant vegetarian burger – Entertainment & Life – providencejournal.com – Providence, RI

By Kristen Hartke, The Washington Post | July 6, 2015 Former “Top Chef” contestant Spike Mendelsohn’s Prez Obama Burger is the most popular burger at his Good Stuff Eatery restaurants. The original is laden with applewood bacon, Roquefort cheese and horseradish mayo. This vegan version by Todd Gray, chef-owner of Equinox, is a testament to the flavor and texture that can be achieved with alternative ingredients. It has a triple shot of low-fat protein in quinoa, black beans …

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

… animal ingredients’, but allergen positioning is gaining ground, and some manufacturers are eschewing vegan positioning to appeal to a broader consumer base. Pea protein, rice protein, almond, coconut and quinoa are gaining popularity as gluten and soy avoiders and paleo dieters grow in number. Three ‘hot’ ethnic flavours on the rise in the vegetarian market, Despain says, are Indian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean. The full Food Technology article is available here.   Source: …

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

… possession is punishable by the same jail term that Oscar Pistorius got for killing his girlfriend — in Maharashtra, but it may seem a little infra dig, too. Amaranth, quinoa, sattu and beetroot, on the other hand, are no longer the poor cousins and if you have not had even one plush dish fashioned out of these, you must be seriously deprived. The poor man’s legacy is trending, the rich man’s fashion statement may yet become the poor’s illicit/illegal protein passion. If that …

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

… all the health benefits in one digital display. What if there were a similar device that measured the environmental benefits you created by ordering a quinoa burger instead of its meaty counterpart—or every time you opted for the crudité over the shrimp cocktail? Meet the Vegetarian Calculator. The new website allows users to simply enter the amount of time it’s been since you’ve last eaten meat, and the calculator will show how many animals’ lives have been saved, how many pounds of …

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 …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour | Jennifer Segal

… 2. quinoa Pilaf with Shiitake Mushrooms, Carrots & Pecans quinoa looks like couscous and eats like a grain but it’s actually the tiny seed of a plant related to leafy greens like spinach and Swiss chard. It is incredibly high in protein and fiber, and contains all of the essential amino acids your body needs. Here, it’s cooked with sautéed onions, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and pecans to make an earthy and hearty dish. 3. Bulgur Salad with Cucumbers, Red Peppers, Chick Peas, …

3 Vegetarian Meals That Will Fill You Up | The Daily Meal

February 18, 2015 | 03:44 PM By Kristie Collado, Editor These high-protein vegetarian meals will keep you full Biryani is an Indian dish, typically made with meat. This version is just as delicious and totally meat-free. It’s seasoned with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and garlic for a fragrant and filling vegetarian meal. Hard-boiled eggs give the dish extra protein.  Hazelnut quinoa-Stuffed Peppers This delicious recipe will keep you full thanks to protein-packed quinoa. Shallots and hazelnuts …

Burger King bigwig goes for veggie startup

Sweet Earth Natural Foods touts its natural ingredients, like nourishing grains, plant-based proteins and vegetables. From the looks of its products, which include seitan, veggie burritos, and quinoa and lentil burgers, it would be hard to guess that its founder was once a board chairman of Burger King  and a top executive at PepsiCo . That’s exactly what founder Brian Swette was, until he was introduced to the movement in sustainable foods. “I was kind of on the dark side 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 CHOICES EVERYONE CAN EAT

… and potato creations handed down over generations. There’s a common misconception that vegetarian meals are bland and void of flavour. Every good chef will tell you that is just not true. There are many ways to “spice up” a vegetarian menu. There are also simple ingredients that are both healthy and tasty that will appeal to even the most fickle meat-lover. For example, quinoa is becoming a popular ingredient in vegetarian recipes. Used for thousands of years as a food staple in the South …

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

… paired with. Barley, quinoa and other grains also are filling without having added fat or cholesterol. Hy-Vee dietitian Sheri Caldwell says that while every food group has nutritional benefits, the bulk of a human diet should be centered around fruits and vegetables. In some cases, plant-based diets have been proven to reduce inflammation, reverse signs of kidney and heart disease and even slow tumor growth. “People who eat a variety of grains, vegetables and fruits may have protective …

Weeknight Vegetarian: Quinoa strategies, cont’d. – The Washington Post

Every so often, I come back to quinoa. For those who remember what I’ve said about it before, this is perhaps surprising. But the fact is, it’s hard to escape this little pseudo-grain (really a seed), which tends to turn up just about everywhere you look. That’s especially true when it comes to vegetarian recipes. And for good reason: Too many vegetarians are really carb-etarians, and if you’re looking for foods high in protein and low in carbohydrates, sooner than later you’ll run …

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 …

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

The Reds star extols the virtues of his new vegetarian diet in a video for animal rights charity PETA. He describes how he now gets all his protein from plant-based foods such as quinoa (although he can’t quite pronounce it – it’s keen-wah, Phil) – after being inspired by his wife to turn vegetarian. He said: “I always used to think as a footballer, as a sportsman, that it was so important for me to eat meat, to have that in my diet. “I thought if I became a vegetarian that …

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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