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Vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner features sprouts and squash

By Luisa D’Amato | October 7, 2015 Thanksgiving is a difficult time for people who don’t eat meat. It’s challenging for some cooks to build a meal around vegetables. And because meat is at the centre of the occasion, a meatless plate can be disappointing for the diner, too. But here is a recipe for a meat-free Thanksgiving dinner that is really delicious, and can be made in less than half an hour, provided you can multi-task. It consists of acorn squash stuffed with nuts, …

La Vernia News / Recipes / The vegetarian grill

… Lightly brush the vegetables with olive oil and put them directly on the grill, turning until tender. Try larger hunks, like half a green pepper, large slices of squash or portabella mushroom caps, which are large enough to sit on the grates without falling through. A grill basket, aluminum foil pan or kabobs also can be used. If you prefer steamed veggies, wrap them in aluminum foil with a little olive oil and your favorite marinade or spices. Seal and place on grill, turning occasionally, for …

Vegan restaurants convince consumers that the vegan trend is here to stay! • The Raw Food World News

… reports that vegetarian sales have been increasing more than other food in their shops.  Their top selling salad is a Beets, squash, and Feta salad – beating out their chicken, salmon, and crayfish salad.  (2) Schlee desired to hear from his customers because he feels opening vegetarian stores would be good, but does not want to risk alienating the current customer base.  There are plenty of meat oriented food chains, such as Chipotle and Five Guys, and Schlee wants to give vegetarians that …

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

By Amy Goodrich, Natural News | July 3, 2015 There are many sources of protein — and they’re not all from meat and seafood alone. You can get your daily protein intake from plants. While there are now more and more converts to veganism and vegetarianism, one of the main concerns of an herbivore is having sufficient protein intake. Protein is the body’s building nutrient, which means it reconstructs the body tissue. It protects the body from aging and regeneration, and having ample protein …

Mary Berry: Vegetarian lasagne  | Daily Mail Online

This makes a real change from the classic lasagne and is well worth trying. If I’m having a party, I often serve both a vegetarian and meat lasagne, and they’re equally popular. For variety, replace some of the mushrooms with butternut squash. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Mary Berry: Vegetarian lasagne  | Daily Mail Online …

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 …

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

By Joe Yonan | April 21, 2015 A day in which I learn a new taco-filling idea is a good day. I have my standbys, including lentils and other beans (black, pinto and garbanzo), squash, greens, corn, poblano peppers, sweet potatoes, eggs — in various combinations and with countless nuts, cheese, herbs, condiments and other add-ins. And I love them all. But when you make tacos as often as I do — at least twice a week — any revelation is cause for celebration, or at least gratitude. The …

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. …

Readers’ recipe swap: Veggie roast | Eve O’Sullivan | Life and style | The Guardian

… butternut squash and chickpea roast (another vegan option) was flavoursome and hearty, and – unusually for a roast – had no nuts and only a handful of breadcrumbs. The potato and mushroom bake from Diane Kitchen included all the best components of Sunday lunch – including wine – while Sus Davy’s aubergine and cabbage rolls were light and delicately spiced. The winner though, was a hugely appealing take on the tired old nut roast. Beth Gardner’s recipe is packed with ground nuts, …

Navratri: Hotels revamp menu with ‘fast’ food for the nine-day Navratri festival | Latest News & Gossip on Popular Trends at India.com

… The special Navratri thali includes samak rice, kuttu ki puri, sitaphal ki sabzi and mixed fruits. The Suryaa Hotel here too has come up with interesting items for its fasting patrons. They can gorge on kacche kele and cottage cheese koftey in squash (pumpkin) curry, zaffrani chironji dal accompanied with samak ke chawal or kuttu ke paranthe paired with peanut raita. To conclude the feast, there is kalakand kulfi sundae or mewe lauki aur makhane ki kheer. But what’s more interesting is an …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

By David Tanis, Posted March 13 2015 Lasagna, that many-layered marvel, is a dish that shifts with the seasons. Like fashion, it comes in different hues and textures that match the weather. Cold-weather lasagna may sport tawny wild mushrooms or burnt-umber butternut squash. Or there is the hearty and filling lasagna alla Bolognese, oozing with a brick-red meaty ragù. A summer lasagna may feature vivid ripe tomatoes and basil. But the color for a springtime lasagna is undisputably green. Spring …

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

By Sally Pasley Vargas, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MARCH 10, 2015 Stuffed peppers. Sweet bell peppers and squash, punctuated by piquant olives and feta, come together in a riot of color in this vegetarian supper. While the stuffed peppers bake, toast some to sprinkle on top to add another layer of texture and flavor. The peppers meet again in a baked dish of “broken” lasagna noodles with tomato sauce. Regular ruffled lasagna noodles work well here (don’t bother boiling first). They’re layered …

Fredericksburg woman’s soup business grows organically – Fredericksburg.com: Local Business

… selling about 80 quarts of soup per week to customers in the 22401 ZIP Code and select areas within the 22405 ZIP Code. Pawlik said she assumed she would need website and marketing materials to launch her business. But the business coming in from Facebook is so steady she hasn’t had to. Her menu changes weekly. Last week she offered a chickpea and red lentil soup, chopped cabbage soup, butternut squash soup, white bean and kale soup and a broccoli chowder. Pawlik, who has had health issues in …

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 …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegetable Tarts, Big and Small – NYTimes.com

… butternut squash and zucchini mini-tarts. The vegetable filling is made quick and easy by using a wok to cook the vegetables. “I do advise to make more than needed …because they vanish off the plate quickly!” she warns. Swati Saha of New York uses a standard pie dish to make a savory tart of Kuri squash, mushrooms and kale, topped with grated asiago cheese to taste. Not only does it make an attractive main course that holds its own at the center of the table, the rosemary-infused crust …

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 …

A CUP OF JO: Vegetarian Chili

… vegetable—squash. Beautiful, colorful, oddly shaped squash. I prefer to use delicata squash in this chili because the flesh gets tender and sweet when cooked, which means no need for a peeler! Hearty, nutritious and ready to serve in under an hour, this fail-proof chili always hits the spot. In fact, I find that it tastes even better the next day. Quick tip: If you’re planning to eat the chili over a few days, add some fresh kale each time to reboot it! via A CUP OF JO: Vegetarian Chili. …

Vegetarian tagine recipe will make believers out of carnivores | The Miami Herald

… salad served cold) and triangles  (deep-fried, salty, triangle-shaped French pastries stuffed with beef). The star of the show was always a fresh Moroccan-style couscous with all of the trimmings: baked squash, turnips and carrots all sprinkled with cinnamon, slow-cooked chickpeas and a lamb-stewed gravy. I’ve only really mastered one of my mother’s classic Sephardic recipes, but it happens to be the easiest to make, and I’ve also found it to be the easiest to make for vegetarians. If …

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

… She knows it’s difficult to embrace meat-free meals, so she’s glad that many vegetables are hearty enough to fill you up without feeling like you’re missing something. “Once you broaden the idea of a satisfying meal, the possibilities for a main course (are) endless,” she says. Mushrooms, eggplant, squash and cauliflower are a few examples of vegetables that can hold their own in an entree. They tend to have a thicker, “meatier” texture and absorb whatever savory flavors they are …

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

… like quinoa. Two years ago if you put quinoa on my plate I’d have said: ‘What are you giving me?’” Neville’s new diet also includes plenty of nuts, seeds and soya protein. He joins a growing list of top no-meat athletes including boxer David Haye, Olympic cyclist Lizzie Armitstead and squash world champion James Willstrop. “I think it’s become more and more fashionable now,” he said. “I think people are understanding the benefits, not just for yourself but for the environment. …

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