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Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com

By Jean Hanks | July 9, 2015 Whenever I’m invited to a summer barbecue, for a few seconds, I panic: What am I going to eat? As a pescatarian, I know I’m going to be one of the few people, if not the only person, not partaking of the traditional hamburgers and hotdogs. I also know that it’s unlikely, especially if it’s a potluck, that the table will be overflowing with healthy salads. And I don’t relish the idea of taking up space on someone else’s grill for my veggie fare. So before …

How to Cook Tofu Without Getting Bored – Bon Appétit

… tofu was made for the blender. It has a consistency similar to very soft ricotta cheese or yogurt, making it a perfect emulsifier for dressings, vinaigrettes, and sauces. Try these flavor combinations and dress your salads in tofu. Miso + Toasted Sesame Oil Toasted sesame oil is potent stuff. If the dressing is too thick, thin it out with a neutral oil, like canola or vegetable. Sorrel + Honey + Rice Vinegar Sorrel has a potent astringency, like lemons. It’s very delicate, which means it …

Step Aside Big Mac, Vegetarian Gets the Drive-Thru Treatment | The Range: The Tucson Weekly’s Daily Dispatch | Tucson Weekly

… Earth Burger became the first all vegetarian fast food restaurant in San Antonio, Texas, complete with a drive-thru. Their menu is strikingly comparable to the namesakes we know so well. They offer meatless burgers, ranging from $5.25 for a single patty to $7.25 for a double, tofu “fish” sandwiches, hot dogs, salads and fries. They even offer kids meals for $5. Customers are eating it up, enjoying the reasonable prices, convenience, taste and the fact that all ingredients are GMO free and as …

10 Vegetarian Salad Recipes To Lose Weight – Boldsky

By Denise Baptiste | June 4, 2015 Want to lose weight? Then try out these simple vegetarian salads. It is easy to prepare and not time consuming. These ten best salads to help you lose weight should be enjoyed with dressing that does not contain mayonnaise, cream and other high calorie ingredients. However, for some of these vegetarian salads you might need to add a little mayonnaise or cream to enhance the taste. In cases like that, it is best to use low calorie dressing. These salads to lose …

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

… agricultural end,” he says. Still, every meal is hand made, which means the restaurant’s kitchen is bigger than most fast-food chains. The vegetarian burgers, for example, will be grilled on site and the buns toasted to order. And for all that manual labor, menu prices at Amy’s Drive-Thru are on par with more popular carnivorous food chains. Burgers will cost $2.99 (doubles will be $4.29), while cheese pizzas will go for $5.89, burritos for $4.69 and salads from $3.99 to $7.99.   To …

Vegetarian restaurant Transformer in Fitzroy is Vegie Bar’s grown-up sibling with real style | Best of Melbourne | Melbourne Lifestyle | | Herald Sun

… fact, if loudmouths like me didn’t bang on about it, there’s a real chance you wouldn’t even realise this is a vegetarian joint. No proselytising, no PETA posters, no Smiths on the stereo. Just really good food. We’ve come a long way. Long before Ottolenghi made salads sexy, the Vegie Bar on Brunswick St was diligently prosecuting the meat-free agenda, though aimed at a core crowd of students, hand-knit beanies and the hung-over seeking redemption, and not a great deal has changed over …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… spices. Or, I may strain them out of the stock and add them to salads. Their flavor can be dressed up or down depending on their ultimate use. In their dried form, which is typically how they are bought, lentils are one of the few legumes that do not need to be soaked in advance. This means they can be cooked and ready to enjoy in under an hour — another nice feature of this powerful ingredient. Cooking them is simple. In a large pot, combine 2 cups of lentils with 6 cups of water, 2 smashed …

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 …

Nigel Slater’s five vegetarian recipes | Life and style | The Guardian

The oven has been busy this week – baking spiced aubergines, trays of roast vegetables with eggs and a layered dish of dal and sweet potatoes. There have been frying pans of peppers and wheat on the hob, and sesame-coated cheese for bright citrus salads. It was only as we ladled out the last of the layers of baked dal onto our plates that I realised the kitchen hasn’t seen a joint of meat all week. Feta with spinach and blood orange, Serves 2 sesame seeds 3 tbsp runny honey 2 tbsp feta …

Why this Lower Parel restaurant will thrill vegetarians – Life and style

… soups, salads, a section of cold and warm mezzos (appetisers), pizzas, rice, fondue and a grill bar. It has achieved this feat by creating a fusion menu that not only includes traditional Lebanese fare but also tosses in Greek, Spanish and even Italian-style dishes under the larger Mediterranean umbrella. With a skip of the soups and salads, we plumbed for the vast cold and hot mezzo sections. We opted for the Mediterranean Tart Platter (`325) as a cold appetiser and Turkish Kebab With Green …

10 Vegetarian Foods That Increase Metabolism – Boldsky

Vegetables are considered extremely healthy. They burn the extra calories in our body, thereby converting the food we eat into energy. This process is called metabolism. There are many vegetarian foods that increase metabolism. Healthy foods that increase metabolism can help in weight reduction. The more vegetables you consume, the more healthy you can live. Diet Mistakes That Slow Down Metabolism In The Body Vegetarian foods that increase metabolism can be consumed as salads or soups. The top …

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

If one of your health goals is to eat less meat, you’ll be happy to know that endless days of salads don’t have to be your future. Nothing against salads, but sometimes you need something a little heartier and filling, especially at dinnertime. We found ten vegetarian and vegan recipes that will help you meet your meat reduction goals and still fill you up. They’ll also ensure that everyone in your family – even the carnivores – enjoy a healthy, hearty meal. Acorn Squash Stuffed with …

Now is the best time for some greens

So often when we talk about salads, we apologize. If we bring a salad to a potluck, we play down our contribution. If we serve salad for dinner, we regret that it isn’t more substantial. If a co-worker asks what we ate for lunch and the answer is leafy, green and dressed with vinaigrette, we say, “Oh, just a salad.” We take salads for granted, as cooks and as eaters. We undervalue them for their potential for sustenance and satiation, but also for the care they require in the …

20 years of Tofurky: Why people eat fake meat | FOX31 Denver

DENVER — Options for meat substitutes have come a long way since Seth Tibbott’s first few Thanksgivings as vegetarian in the 1970s. Vegetable side dishes and salads were nice but they didn’t seem as festive as a turkey, the traditional centerpiece of the Thanksgiving table. The Oregon man tried all kinds of experiments, from a stuffed pumpkin to a gluten roast that took all day to make but was “unsliceable and indigestible.” After becoming a professional “soycrafter” in 1980, …

Make one of these vegetarian and Middle Eastern-inspired dishes from this London chef’s new cookbook. – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More | Epicurious.com

This book looks terrific. Click on the link below to go to the website. There are images of delicious-sounding recipes.  Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this hotly anticipated follow-up to his bestselling Plenty, he continues to explore the diverse realm of vegetarian food with a wholly original approach. Organized by cooking method, more than 150 dazzling recipes emphasize spices, seasonality, and bold flavors. From inspired salads to hearty main …

Why Richard Corrigan is turning vegetarian – Independent.ie

… Bentley’s Sea Grill in Harrods. Given that the Meath man is synonymous with high-end establishments, it’s safe to assume that if he does decide to embark on another Dublin restaurant venture (his first was the ill-fated Bentley’s which opened in 2008, located in what is now Cliff Townhouse on St. Stephen’s Green), Corrigan won’t be going head to head with Cornucopia, Blazing salads and Govinda’s, the best known of the capital’s few vegetarian …

Who says vegetarian food can’t be sumptuous?

… Burma is a pure vegetarian restaurant that specialises in Burmese cuisine, which is inherently non-vegetarian. “We realised that there has always been a gap in the market that needed to be filled with imaginative and affordable vegetarian options,” says Ankit Gupta, the restaurant’s co-owner and a third-generation restaurateur. Even a non-vegetarian may find delight in various vegetarian thoke (salads) made with interesting ingredients such as tea leaves, tofu, grapefruit and even a …

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

… burger, there’s something to appeal to meat-eaters too. For spring we’ve also introduced two mouthwatering new salads, including our delicious artichoke offering. We have separate menus available, label veggie wines, use only vegetarian cheese and have separate fryers and griddles in the kitchen, so when we say veggie we really mean it!” With an eclectic menu that reflects the diverse mix of Spanish, Portuguese, African and native Latino influences that make up South American culture, the …

A healthy fast-food option? New-to-Alabama Juice Bar launches 1st store in Huntsville

… Huntsville area since 1999, said the Hunts approached her in January about opening the store, which employs 13 workers. “I think nationwide, health care is a big concern for everybody,” she said. “Anything we can do for wellness is really on the forefront of everyone’s minds.” Juice Bar offer juices and smoothies that are vegetarian, gluten-free, organic when possible and made of 100 percent fresh fruits and vegetables. They also sell salads, spring rolls, fruit …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

… partner John Vincent in 2004. Vegetables really are the star of the show here… from bright and colourful salads, main courses bursting with flavour, pies and bakes, pickles and chutneys to inspiration on feeding children. Even my meat-eating husband was drooling over the hearty stews and bold bakes. Jane lives in South Devon and the Dimbleby family have long-standing connections with the area. Pictures for the book were shot on location at The Boathouse in Dittisham, including the great …

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