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5 Superfoods to Maximize Your Plant-Based Protein Intake | Alternet

… make your body literally stressed and can lead to myriad health problems, such as obesity, indigestion, ulcers and other serious diseases. By having lots of leafy greens in your diet, you not only get sufficient protein, but you’re also keeping your system protected from toxins and free radical damage as well. These are superfoods and effectively slow down signs of aging. Leafy greens that you can include in your diet are kale, spinach, lettuce, arugula, beet greens, baby red chard, radicchio, …

RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach lasagna | Recipes | Closer Online

By Closer Staff | May 20, 2015 #NationalVegetarianWeek with this delicious lasagna recipe (packed FULL of healthy veggies) Method Preheat oven to 375 F. Butternut Squash Filling: For this filling, you will need to have pre-cooked butternut squash puree. Using food processor, combine 2 cups of butternut squash puree with Ricotta cheese, milk, salt and nutmeg. Add more milk if needed (to make the butternut squash filling very creamy). Mix very well, taste and add more salt, if needed. spinach …

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

… “Iron deficiency is the most common cause of brittle nails, and is particularly common among vegetarians, as vegetarian sources of iron (non-haem iron) are not as good as haem iron present in non-vegetarian sources,” says dermatologist Sirisha Singh. For people who are vegetarian, she suggests a diet containing spinach, lentils, beans and jaggery, as they can give a good amount of iron. 2 Fish Fish is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and also provides a healthy dose of protein and sulphur. …

Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off

… without putting on the “vegetarian” label. I mean, when you think of Squash Ravioli with Sage and Hazelnut Browned Butter Sauce, you don’t think, “I can’t eat that. There’s no meat.” Same thing when someone offers you spinach with Garlic and Lemon, or Pan-Roasted Asparagus, or Pizza Bianca, or a Camembert, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Potato Tart. To continue reading this article, click on this link:  via Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off. …

Recipe: Vegetarian pumpkin & spinach lasagne | Stuff.co.nz

By Fiona Smith, posted 16th March 2015 PUMPKIN & spinach LASAGNE, Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into pieces 150ml whole milk 50g parmesan cheese, grated 250g ricotta cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for greasing 1 onion, finely chopped 500g spinach, stems removed, leaves chopped 500g fresh or instant lasagna sheets METHOD 1. Put the pumpkin in a steamer over boiling water and steam for 20 minutes …

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 …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… greens range from pale to dark, but whatever their intensity, they are emblematic of the season. Leaves and shoots are finally pushing up from the earth. We eat them with glee, not only for their life-affirming and tonic qualities, but also because they are delicious. spinach, dandelion, mustard and turnip greens are all wonderful lightly steamed or simply wilted in olive oil. A whisper of garlic and a suspicion of crushed red pepper complement but do not mask their flavor. I don’t like to …

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, …

Ecocentric | Happy Chinese Lunar New Year – Share a Vegetarian Hotpot!

… ingredients, even colors and textures, all play important symbolic rolls in the ringing in of good fortune, luck, longevity and happiness for the New Year. Foods such as the New Year Rice Cakes (年糕) are prepared and consumed because the pronunciation of rice cake in Mandarin sounds similar to the phrase: yearly progress. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are used similarly. The pronounciation of spinach sounds like expansion. The sound of the word pineapple brings to mind “burning …

Serving Haute Vegetarian Platters – The New Indian Express

… cylindrical rolls of spinach and cheese-filled pasta with a skewer and then dipping it in a pinkish brown sauce that looks like a martini, always asks the waiter for details of the dish and orders it the next time. This kind of innovative plating and dramatic presentation have become a USP of our consultancy firm that manages a number of successful vegetarian restaurants in Ahmedabad,” says Mehta. Their firm was formed in 2006 when Mehta and Shah, colleagues in a catering company then, felt …

10 Vegetarian Foods That Increase Metabolism – Boldsky

… 10 healthy foods that increase metabolism are asparagus, beans, broccoli, celery, cucumber, garlic, spicy peppers, spinach and tomatoes. These vegetarian foods that increase metabolism are usually high in calcium, have low cholesterol levels, fight blood pressure and heart problems, control diabetes, strengthen the immune system and repair skin damage. Other important healthy foods that increase metabolism are green tea and flax seeds. The intake of green tea, as compared to normal tea, is …

Here are some New Year’s Revolutions

… the fast-food pick-up line takes time. Think outside the Styrofoam clam shell. My favorite breakfast has always been a grilled Swiss cheese, tomato and spinach sandwich on rye or multi-grain bread. Delicious — takes five minutes while coffee is brewing. Second best, same time, an omelet sandwich on a toasted bagel A microwave-baked potato topped with cottage cheese and mild salsa starts the day with zing. Include comfort sweets like baked apples topped with vanilla yogurt, rice pudding with …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn’t Just For Meat

… like slow-cooking meat, slow-cooking vegetables will draw out flavors and turn your dishes incomparably moist. The slow cooker is a great way to imbue extra flavor in your vegetarian soups and stews, but the possibilities don’t stop there. You can make everything from caramel  to spinach and artichoke dip  with the thing. It’s sort of a miracle-maker. Winter is the perfect time to experiment with slow cooking. There’s nothing more satisfying than returning home from a long …

Good Food – Middle Eastern vegetarian recipes by Greg and Lucy Malouf

Softly oozing eggs combine with spinach and a tangy yoghurt cream to make an unbeatable breakfast dish. It’s important not to overcook the eggs, so the baking time will somewhat depend on the idiosyncrasies of your oven. Click on the link below for the recipe: via Good Food – Middle Eastern vegetarian recipes by Greg and Lucy Malouf. …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

… spinach. Top your salad with sources of plant-based protein like beans or tofu. • Don’t skimp on flavor. Rather than relying on meat and cheese for taste, up the garlic, spices and herbs for a boost of zest. The added benefit is that these ingredients are low-calorie, provide numerous health benefits and are entirely vegan. via Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register. …

Vegetarian lasagne

… button mushrooms, thickly sliced 400g can diced tomatoes with oregano and basil 80g baby spinach 30g butter 2 tablespoons plain flour 2 cups reduced-fat milk 1 cup reduced-fat grated mozzarella cheese 125g dried lasagne pasta sheets   Click here for the recipe: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ …

30+ Hearty Vegetarian Dishes

This site has 33 fantastic Vegetarian Recipes I’m sure you will love, complete with photos of the dish. Just click on the text under the image and you’ll find the recipe. Very enticing! Here’s just a small sample of what you will find there: Supper Enchiladas Leek and Chanterelle Tart Toasted Bread, Bean and Vegetable Soup Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and spinach The rest of the recipes are just as exciting. To see them all, go to: http://www.sunset.com/. I’m …

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