Tag Archives: starch

Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer

… Tacos were cooked to order, making them a delicious, versatile entrée. You can make vegetarian tacos at home with this tasty Grilled Portobello Tacos with Salsa Verde recipe. I also enjoyed a small 115-calorie portion of vegan Italian ice cream (gelato) from DeLuca Gelato. I asked Nick DeLuca how it was so creamy since it was fat-free. “Our sorbets are simply fruit, water and sugar, with a small amount of stabilizers — guar gum and rice starch, with a touch of sorbitol,” he said. …

“Vegetarian” Cocoa Puffs: Boston School Cafs on the Front Lines of the Food Wars – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly

… definitions in this debate have over the years often gotten blurred, ranging from condiments being claimed as nutritional to potato lobbyists fighting to keep their starch firmly on the menu. There’s the battle over pizza, currently one of the most popular school menu items. According to an article last fall in the New York Times, “Schools purchase more than $450 million worth every year.” Before stricter guidelines, it was acceptable to “market pizza slices as a product containing …

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