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How John Lennon taught me to cook vegetarian

… on camping. “It was sort of top secret,” recalls Johnny Carroll, former head chef at the hotel (pictured right). “A few of us knew he was coming but we couldn’t let it get out. I think it was shortly after the thing they did in bed together,” he says recalling their bed-in at the Amsterdam Hilton. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: How John Lennon taught me to cook vegetarian | Irish Examiner …

Is France finally set to embrace vegetarianism? – The Local

… be”. Indeed, there are options. The healthy eating guide Happy Cow lists 1,228 restaurants in France that are 100 percent vegetarian and vegan, with 218 of them in Paris. While restaurants may be adapting, those who cater specifically to France’s vegetarian community say that there’s never been a better time to ditch meat. “This is a cataclysmic moment right now in the vegetarian scene in France,” says Sati Leonne Faulks, a Californian, who is set to open up a …

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 …

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

By Jessie Gray | September 10, 2015 I’m at a restaurant with some friends, and the waiter is going around the table taking our orders. Someone orders chicken noodle soup; someone else gets a ham and cheese panini. As he approaches me, I ask if there’s any way to make the chicken alfredo vegetarian. Of course there is, he tells me, and moves to the friend on my right. She looks at me with big guilty eyes as she orders a cheeseburger and immediately apologizes after the waiter moves on. This …

For vegetarians and vegans, it’s a new world of appealing options – LA Times

… consumers who want to embrace a vegetarian or vegan diet but who also want to eat well? Never have they had so much choice. “It’s a real renaissance,” says Bob Goldberg. As a young idealist, Goldberg and three long-haired friends opened Follow Your Heart cafe in 1970 in Canoga Park when they had, he says, the right ideas but not the array of products they sell now. “For a vegetarian or a vegan … there are almost limitless possibilities” today, he says. To …

French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC News

… option for pork has aroused unusual interest in a country where meat is regarded as part of the gastronomic tradition. The center-right politician is winning a wave of support with his plan to introduce a bill next month that would impose vegetarian meals in addition to classic menus — helping young Muslims and Jews as well as vegetarians. “Can we force a Catholic child to eat meat on Good Friday because nothing else is proposed, or a Jew or a Muslim to eat pork?” Jego asked in an …

Bengal’s sweet and spicy flavours – The Hindu

From TheHindu.com | June 20, 2015 Think mustard oil and the first thing that comes to mind is Bengali cuisine. A quintessential part of Bengali food, you can never separate mustard oil from the dishes. And then comes the distinct aroma of tempering. The ‘Big Bong Theory’ is something like this – if you don’t use the right ‘phoron’ (seasoning used for tempering) for the particular dish, you can never get the perfect taste, explains Chef Bulai Swain of Euphoria Fine Dining …

Amy’s Kitchen Is Starting a Vegetarian Drive-Thru | TIME

… that are gluten-free or dairy-free, and the pizza comes in either a rice or wheat crust. Amy’s Kitchen has 50 people working with farmers to source raw ingredients, from the potatoes in the French fries to the grains in the burgers, up to 18 months ahead of time. Keeping up with the demands of a drive thru stresses the already challenging system even further, says Berliner. “The weather doesn’t always cooperate, so one of the most challenging parts of our business right now is the …

Why Aamir, Alia, Farhan opted for a vegetarian detox – Life and style

… insoluble forms, backed up with plenty of fluids. Non-vegetarian fare; however, contains very little natural fibre as compared to a vegetarian meal. It requires more time to digest, causing a load on the digestive tract and produces more acids which require a lot more fluid to neutralise and flush out. Hence, vegetarian diets work solely to detoxify the system when administered cleverly in the right proportions and quantities as required by the individual,” believes city-based lifestyle …

Food For Thought: A Quick Homemade Recipe For Spicy Vegetarian Couscous | Her.ie

By Liz McHugh | May 24, 2015 Kicking off your weekend, it can be hard to stay on the right eating track when you’re trying to squeeze in catch-ups, gym time and your daily to-do lists! Each week, we’ll bring you one quick recipe with lots of health benefits. Using common ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, press (or local shop at a push!), take the hassle out of home-cooking with this fast meal. This week… we’re giving you a taste of Morocco with a delicious couscous recipe. From …

Bo Derek’s plastic surgery, aging and beauty tips: Vegetarian diet and workout – National Celebrity Fitness and Health | Examiner.com

… beauty,” Derek toldCBS News. “I realize that it doesn’t last forever. Aging is really hard, and it’s tough. Bette Davis was right: It’s not for sissies.” Bo hasn’t had any plastic surgery on her face, but often gets criticized for not going under the knife because her face doesn’t have the wax-like Botoxed look many Hollywood celebrities sport. “I get credit on one hand for not having had a facelift, and then on the other hand it’s, …

5 foolproof vegetarian main dishes from around the world

… vegetables mainly suitable for side dishes, and tried to replicate the experience of meat (through long recipes or odd ingredient swap-outs) instead of treating meatless dishes as compelling in their own right. We know today, as the new cookbook both reminds and and enlightens us, that you don’t need dairy to add flavor and that vegetarian dishes, beyond their health benefits, are worth preparing for themselves. The introductory pages and 11 chapters of “The Complete Vegetarian …

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

By Cara Spevick | April 3, 2015 Since childhood, I have encountered people of all ages who are shocked to hear that I have never eaten meat. That’s right, I said never. Recently, since becoming a bit of an adventurous traveler, I have been receiving the same puzzled expressions and critical remarks, but not just from strangers. When my husband and I announced our travel plans to visit Argentina and Brazil this past winter, friends and family did not exactly give me votes of confidence. The …

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

… an animal advocacy group, has put chicken slaughter in the news, showing what most people would call cruel. But not the chicken industry. A spokesman for Wayne Farms, where the video was shot, says “no animal abuse occurred,” and legally speaking, he is correct. A federal law that mandates humane slaughter of livestock does not protect chickens. But there’s a big space between what’s legal and what’s right. Other livestock must be rendered insensitive to pain before slaughter. Laws …

Chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich is delightful vegetarian recipe – The Winchester Sun: Features

… great ideas for new recipes for myself, a 10-year vegetarian, and my husband, who pretty much eats meat and nothing else. For those of you who don’t know what Pinterest is, it’s a virtual bulletin boards where you “pin” ideas into different categories, in a nutshell. The pins also have links that take you right to the recipe page, the page where you need to buy what’s in the pin, things of that nature. My mom totally jumped on board with Pinterest so she could quit cutting things out …

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 …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… has been made for her by her parents. Granted, all children have their food chosen for them by adults, but should we really restrict such a significant food group based solely on our own beliefs? Generally speaking, there are two types of vegetarians: those who eschew meat on health grounds, and those who believe it’s unethical to eat animals. Regardless of your own views, is it right to foist them on your children? No three-year-old is going to tug on mum’s apron strings and ask for …

Luxemburger Wort – Weekday vegetarian – an act of love!

… consumers of the world. For all of us meat lovers out there though, as much as we accept everybody else’s choices, becoming a vegetarian is such a big commitment. right? Environment I’m sure most of you are aware of the environmental issue of eating meat. Meat farms are one of the largest producers of greenhouse gases and in developed countries, they are the biggest source of water pollution. Meat production is a bigger environmental problem than all transport worldwide combined. Cars, …

Telling your kids they just ate Babe: Observations from a meat-phobic mom

… diet. Don’t cater to their whims or make separate meals, but allow them to prepare their own meat-free food. Some teens will capitulate to pressure the first time their friends order a pepperoni pizza, and the problem will pass. Others have a deep commitment to animal rights, and they need nutritional counseling. Have your meat-free teen talk with a doctor or registered dietician about how to do vegetarianism right. Respect for animals Underlying the meat debate is a feeling of respect for …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… five extra covers in the restaurant, it’s hard to believe the start was rocky. Today’s outlook is certainly in stark contrast to when the owners installed a curtain across half of the seating area so it didn’t appear so empty, reflects Dargue. “We came in aiming too high at first. In York we pushed the boundaries. But it worked: we once had a man walk out because he couldn’t get his head round having a Savoury Bakewell Tart on the menu. But in general, we managed to get the right …

Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the story – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… 10 years, Hunnewell’s strong will is a common trait. People who are happy to go with the flow and decide to become vegetarians often find that the flow heads right back to the hamburger joint. According to a recent survey by the Humane Research Council, 84 percent of people who adopt a vegetarian diet eventually start eating meat again. However, more than a third of these former vegetarians say they’d like to give up meat again. It seems only the tough (some might say stubborn) survive to …

Plant-based menu options sprouting up everywhere | Windsor Star

By Beatrice Fantoni, Feb 11, 2015 – 5:38 PM EST – Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015 – 9:11 PM EST The list of entrees on the latest menu at Neros Steakhouse reads something like this: herb roasted double cut Alberta lamb chops, organic bison tenderloin, lentil cake spiced with cumin and caramelized onion. You read that right. right next to steaming hunks of meat is a full-out vegetarian entrée made of lentils. And it’s tasty, too. Is there a tree-hugging hippy in the kitchen at …

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 …

This Meat-Eaters vs. Vegetarians/Vegans Shit Needs to Stop

I hope you enjoy reading this article which has been written by a meat-eater who is “fed up” with the politicising of food choices. I happen to agree with his thoughts on this topic. Everyone is entitled to their opinions – but there is no need to force those opinions onto any one else.  Meat-eaters and vegans are getting into an angry spat involving a New York restaurant, and oh my God can they both please shut the hell up right now. An organic restaurant in New York, …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… grocery store or organic store and soya milk is now commercially available at all general stores. The legumes that form a part of our daily diet in India luckily have high levels of protein in them. Chole, rajma, daal, peas and gram are very versatile and can be prepared as main courses, appetisers or desserts. With about 10 grams of protein per cup, if eaten in the right quantity, legumes can provide you with the energy required for proper functioning of the body as well as help you fight …

63 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes That’ll Fill You Right Up

… these 63 satisfying meals below is sure to appease even the most carnivorous palate. Take a gander! Please click on the link below and you will discover some amazing recipes that will definitely delight the senses. I am sure you will not be disappointed. My mouth is still watering just looking at the images. Enjoy! via 63 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes That’ll Fill You right Up. …

Sweets fit for a vegetarian – Sentinel-Tribune: Cooks

For years, Jennifer Karches was a proud vegetarian. It sounds healthy, right? And by eliminating meat from her diet, she was not contributing to animal cruelty. “I kind of felt virtuous being a vegetarian,” said Karches, of Bowling Green. Then in 2010, through her job at WBGU-TV, Karches met Dr. Neal Barnard, an author, researcher and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, who came to the station for a fundraiser. “I got to meet him when he was there and I got to …

Inspired by Jane Goodall, Vincent Tan says he is going vegetarian | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

… 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May A group photo of Jane Goodall (4th left), Tan Sri Vincent Tan (4th right), Datuk Sri Robin Tan (in coat), and other volunteers after the official launch of Roots & Shoots Malaysia, January 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Jane Goodall listens to a question during a press conference after her talk at Berjaya Times Square, January 30, 2015. — Picture by Choo Choy May Jane Goodall gestures as she answers a question during the press conference after her …

Portobello and Beans Vegetarian Chili, Meatless Friday

… Garden. The Smythe family donated time and money, and daughter Claudia—a key garden society volunteer and my right hand for years—with husband David assisted with the design and installation. The garden is landscaped with fourteen species of ornamental grasses, including the 14 foot tall Erianthus ravennae…aka Hardy Pampas Grass. Throughout the year Claudia with another memorial garden donor and volunteer extraordinaire, Kathy, and I would meet on Wednesday mornings, and usually were …

Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan

… to make this truly vegetarian. Black-eyed Pea Vegan Burgers Black-eyed peas and mushrooms provide just the right texture to make these meatless patties worth sinking your teeth into. Vietnamese Dan Dan Noodles This recipe is described as the “edgy cousin” to Asian noodles dressed with spicy peanut sauce. We’re in! Ground beef is replaced with tofu for a meatless delight. Three Cheese and Sage Ravioli A mixture of low-fat cheeses, fresh sage, shallots, and red Swiss chard all wrapped up in …

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 …

seMissourian.com: Features: Recipes so packed with flavor, you won’t even notice they’re vegetarian (01/04/15)

My dear friend Cheryl Mothes is trying to help us all start off the New Year on a healthy note after all of the very rich foods we have eaten over the holiday. She has contributed a few vegetarian recipes for us to try. I have tried several of the recipes she has given me and they are all delicious. She always says they are so packed with flavor you won’t even know they are vegetarian, and she’s right. Give these recipes a try to kickstart your New Year. Pleae click on this link if …

Be Vegan, But Do Not Impose Please – The New Indian Express

I agree with the sentiments expressed in this article. We all need to learn to respect the belief and customs of other cultures. No body is exclusively ‘right’. Taking this hardline approach is what has led humans into wars and persecutions. It is time for respect.  I know I will invite a lot of public flak for slacking off the idea of those jute-wearing tree-hugging types, the kind who bleed internally every time a venison is served up in the world. Yes, that was a stark …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… food to eat, space to live and fresh water to use. right now, that isn’t happening for at least a billion people out of the 7 billion presently inhabiting Earth, and it is expected to get worse over the next years. Plants don’t provide all the nutrients and amino acids a human body needs which is why such people have to take handfuls of supplements each day. This is also why they generally look like death. I respect your opinion and moral desire to do what you believe is right. I …

Learning how to be vegetarian without being a jerk about it

… we’re trying to do, which is just making the world right for all beings who inhabit it?  I wish I had some thought-provoking and complex answer as to why I still eat meat, but I don’t. I have the same reasoning many people in my position probably do: I like the taste of meat. That, and I see the struggles of my friends and family as they try to socially navigate vegetarianism and veganism every day. I’m talking less about the availability of good food choices (there are plenty …

Summer Burgers, Hold the Meat

… a great burger. One difficulty I’ve experienced with vegetable-based burgers has been getting the right consistency, so that they hold together when you brown them. The solution to this occasional problem came in the form of some incredible patties that the chef Suvir Saran demonstrated this spring at the “Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives” conference at the Culinary Institute of America in the Napa Valley. He used farro, sweet potatoes, mushrooms and peanuts in his burgers, and they were …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

… cumin, makes you cringe – then Silk Road Vegetarian might actually be the right place to start. After the storied journey of her family, Dahlia spends twenty pages introducing the reader to dozens of different spices, with enough detail and context to bring the blandest food consumers up to speed. The next section goes through other basic preparation techniques focusing on pressing tofu, cooking legumes and grains, and tips on food preservation. In just 20 minutes of your time, Dahlia can take …

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