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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, …

How John Lennon taught me to cook vegetarian

… birthday, had bought an island in Clew Bay for £1,700. Dorinish was to become a refuge, a world away from the madness and screaming of Beatlemania, and a few months after buying it at an auction in Westport, he visited with his then wife Cynthia and their young son Julian. On that occasion they had stayed in a hippy caravan that had been transported from England and by handmade raft to the island but this time was different. This time he came with Yoko and their hangers on; a group not so keen …

Vegetarian Food photos on Instagram are gorgeous

By Madison Malone Kircher | October 5, 2015 If you’ve ever thought vegetarians eat nothing but salad, think again. From hot dogs to BLT sandwiches, vegetarians have created meatless alternatives to popular foods. And they might even be more tasty than the originals. So whether you’re a long time vegetarian or just thinking about changing your diet, Instagram is a great place to get food inspiration. In honor of Vegetarian Awareness Month, Instagram is currently featuring photography …

Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

By Sanjoy Dey, Hindustan times, Ranchi | October 4, 2015 A non-government organisation and the state animal husbandry department will launch a campaign in Jharkhand on Sunday to protect animal rights and appeal people to turn vegetarian. Helping Organisation for People, Environment (HOPE) & Animal Trust in association with the department will organise a rally as part of the World Animal Day (WAD), which will be observed for the first time in Jharkhand and Bihar. More than 200 people, …

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 …

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

… happens almost every time a friend realizes I’m vegetarian. Each time, I explain my abstinence from meat is a completely personal choice, and I’m not going to storm out of a restaurant because people are eating it in front of me. Over the years, it has become apparent many people who choose to eat meat really internalize a lot of guilt about that part of their lives and, not surprisingly, it seems to come to the surface when they eat it in front of a vegetarian. My level of guilt about …

La Vernia News / Recipes / The vegetarian grill

… 10 to 12 minutes or until veggies are tender. Experiment with different spices, marinades and sauces when preparing vegetables, and don’t be afraid to try various flavors. Store-bought mixes and marinades may have extra sodium, sugar and calories compared to a specialized homemade version. Balsamic vinegar or other flavored vinegars are great for drizzling over grilled vegetables or using in a marinade. As always, practice safe grilling techniques and food safety. The next time you plan to …

5 Easy Overnight Vegetarian Breakfasts

By Livestrong.com | August 30, 2015 It’s not often that anyone has an hour in the morning to spend whipping up a great big balanced breakfast. But a nutritious meal is possible even when time is a rare commodity. These recipes are designed for anyone with little time to fix a morning meal – or who prefers the snooze alarm to satisfying bites. But you can hit that snooze button if you wish and still start the day on a healthy note with big flavor. In fact, some of these recipes require as …

10 popular vegetarian biryani and pulao dishes – The Times of India

From timesOfIndia.Indiatimes.com | August 25, 2015 Rice happens to be India’s staple diet. People relish rice in lunch or dinner with dal and Subji. It is loved pan India in form of biryani and pulao . Many people think making these delicacies takes a lot of time and energy. Here are some easy to make Biryani and Pulao varieties for the vegetarian eaters. Good use of spices and mixing up the rice in an expert manner makes these dishes heavenly! – Saffron Rice: This popular variety is …

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

By Lynn Griffith | August 24, 2015 In the United States alone, 7.3 million people follow a vegetarian diet, 1 million are vegan, and 22.8 million people largely follow a vegetarian-inclined diet.  As research continues to amass proof of the numerous health benefits that come from giving up at least some, if not all, meat, the plant-based diet continues to grow in popularity. (1) Never before in history has there been a better time to make the switch to a vegetarian lifestyle.  Companies such …

Leaving Nemo Out of Sushi – The New Indian Express

… in Delhi,” says Vaibhav Bhargava, Executive Sous Chef at WelcomHotel Sheraton in Saket. Chefs in India are exploring newer options to cater to the vegetarian customers by replacing the fish in sushi. “For the vegetarians, we have the cucumber roll, the asparagus tempura roll and the Takuwan roll which is made using pickled radish,” says Bhargava, adding, “We use spicy mayonnaise so that it doesn’t taste bland to first-time sushi eaters. We do our best to make this Japanese delicacy …

The effect vegetarians have on the meat of the matter

… diet. What is also currently unknown is whether increasing meat prices have pushed consumers away from animal protein products. Indeed, most reports suggest the number of vegetarian consumers in the Western world has not significantly increased over time. In most surveys recently published, vegetarians only constitute four to five per cent of the population. That number increases slightly if consumers who are inclined to occasionally go meatless are added to the mix. Consumers who do become …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

By Megan Othersen Gorman | July 10, 2015 People who stop eating meat might experience some interesting changes, good and positive. Anyone who’s seen the documentary/horror show Supersize Me has considered going vegetarian. Heck, almost everyone with healthy urges has seriously contemplated the meatless life at one time or another. If you’ve hesitated out of concern for your burger-loving, deprivation-hating body, don’t worry, says Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, clinical associate …

Vegetarian Frozen-Food Company Is Shaking Up the Fast-Food Status Quo

… that’s really big. But I think over time everything’s going to get better, and greener, and healthier.” Even as fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Taco Bell have been changing their menus for the better by taking out artificial colors and flavors, Amy’s Drive Thru represents the next step in actualizing the fast-food revolution. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: // g?c=a+f+c:(g+=f.length,f=a.indexOf("&",g),c=0 …

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Tastes of Turkey and Ethiopia give meatless diners some global options | The Star Telegram The Star Telegram

… the dining rooms. The menu naturally highlights a lot of kebabs, lamb chops and cubed-meat entrees. But for vegetarians, the attraction is all in the appetizers, or meze’ler. Fortunately, they’re numerous, good-sized and varied enough to make many different meals over time. You’ll find three choices of eggplant dishes, starting with imam bayildi (meaning “the imam fainted”— some of the names are quite fun), which is whole baby eggplant stuffed with tomato, onion and garlic, and …

Healthy Vegan, Vegetarian Carrot Hummus Recipe: Glamour.com

By Arielle Haspel | June 20, 2015 Nutrition expert and certified health coach Arielle Haspel created some delicious healthy snacks for our Treat Yourself video series, and now she’s back. Follow her here on the Vitamin G blog, where she’ll share her favorite healthy shortcuts and guilt-free recipes, just in time for bikini season. If you’re like me, you love quick, easy, and delicious snacks. Hummus is a go-to in most people’s fridges because it’s ready to eat out of the …

Linger’s Vegetarian Options Include a Delicious Masala Dosa | Westword

… country’s food. If you haven’t seen the film, give it a go, followed by a dinner reservation at Linger. Granted, Linger isn’t a typical mom-and-pop Indian restaurant, and with such variety in the menu, some might be skeptical at just how dialed in each cuisine can be. But rest assured, the dosa is up to par — and it’s offered on both the lunch and dinner menu, so for $13 you can indulge at any time of day — hopefully on Linger’s rooftop patio, winner of this …

Vegetarian Grilling in the Great Indoors | chelseanow.com

By Scott Stiffler | June 17, 2015   BY CARLYE WAXMAN-HUSSERL RDN, CDN | Isn’t it about time vegetarians enjoy a BBQ without sacrificing an animal? Don’t wait for a sunny day to get your grill on! Below are fantastic “feel good” recipes that will make you FEEL like you’re enjoying a BBQ in the Hamptons…minus the ocean and minus the meat. There are some necessary tools to make this work. I like the larger two-burner grills that have ridges — but if it’s just you, get the …

8 Vegetarian Side Dishes For Your Summer Cookout

By Lindsay Livingston | June 16, 2015 Summer is here and that means the perfect weather for picnics, cookouts and parties. Give me any excuse to bust out the grill, enjoy the sunshine and get together with family and friends and I’m a happy girl! While most people choose meat as their main course when grilling, I wanted to take time to give summer fruits and veggies a little extra love! There is so much nutritious and delicious produce available during the summer months and as a registered …

Smoked Vegetarian Apple Sausage with Swiss Chard & Shiitake Mushrooms | KHON2

By Web Staff | June 15, 2015 It’s time to head into the kitchen for this month’s ‘Healthy and Delicious’ with Down to Earth. Today, Mama T is sharing one of her favorite “to go” recipes. It’s quick and easy – It’s a Saute dish with vegan Smoked Apple Sage sausage, Swiss Chard, and Shiitake mushrooms.  Mama T says it’s all done in about 20 minutes. But she does like to pair it with some Maple-Cumin Wild rice that will take about 35 minutes…but cooks on its own- and can be …

7 reasons to turn vegetarian – from better health to a cheaper food bill – BT

By Nel Staveley| June 12, 2015 It’s Meat Free Day, which is the perfect time to look at why a vegetarian diet might be better for you than a carnivorous one. Ask someone why they don’t eat meat, and the two big answers are probably ‘it’s cruel’ or the slightly less noble ‘I don’t like the taste’. But there are more good reasons why around four million Britons eschew the carnivorous diet, too; like how eating vegetarian could also make you healthier, slimmer, kinder, and – all …

I’m a Vegetarian. Don’t Judge! | BlogHer

By Firefly Dance | June 10, 2015 I love vegetables… covered in bacon  Hey, plants have feelings too!  You can’t afford meat? I can’t live without bacon  I like animals… on my plate!  Do you eat animal crackers?  You carrot-murderer!   These are the kinds of comments that I hear all the time. Whenever someone learns that my family and I are vegetarians we brace ourselves. Most of the time people are cool, throw out a few jokes that they seem to think will make us laugh. …

Eating local, thinking global: L.I. chef and food activist Bhavani Jaroff | Long Island Report

… ever since I became a vegetarian at age 16,” Jaroff said. What started as an effort to be a more informed and responsible citizen, quickly grew into something more. “As time went on I started finding out more and more about things that were being done to my food that I was not aware of, and I started becoming very alarmed and concerned.” Jaroff’s career as a natural foods chef took off while attending the NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University. When she got there, vegetarians had …

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

… 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 …

A vegetarian in France? Good luck with that … | Herald Scotland

… save an 80-year-old as he would a teenager, and among the expats there are more of them to save. But basically he is perceived by some as an arrogant, judgmental and rather supercilious man who antagonises as much as he heals. The second year I was here, I went to him for the first time after an initial meeting to register. I had a stomach ache that wouldn’t go away and felt generally hellish. He was in a foul mood as an obviously temporary and totally flustered receptionist kept …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

Press Release from NZ Vegetarian Society | May 27, 2015 Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices Student film competition encourages sustainability, ethics and healthy choices School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs, morals and values. It’s a common time for students to begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which can often mean their diet also. For the second year, in time for World Vegetarian Day, the NZ Vegetarian Society is running an …

Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time – Books – – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

By Ofer Aderet | May 26, 2015 Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time Decades before vegetarianism became trendy, Fania Lewando cooked up a non-meat storm in her restaurant, attracting such diners as Marc Chagall. The Yiddish cookbook she wrote nearly vanished. Now it can be read in English. Several years ago, the director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York offered something to members of a reading group – an offer they couldn’t refuse. “She …

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 …

Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz

By Ginny Grant | May 4, 2015 Embrace all of autumn’s best flavours with this delicious vegetarian dinner. This is great as a topping for bruschetta, or tossed through pasta with crumbled feta or grated parmesan. MUSHROOMS, SILVERBEET & LENTILS Preparation: 10 minutes (plus 20 minutes soaking time) Cooking: 30 minutes   To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Vegetarian recipe: Mushrooms, silverbeet and lentils | Stuff.co.nz …

7 Vegetarian Curries You Must Eat | DESIblitz

By Harvey Bhogal | April 29, 2015 Indian cuisine is famous for its colourful, culinary delights. This is especially true for the many gorgeous vegetarian curries diners can choose from in Indian restaurants. Most Indian restaurant diners are familiar with baltis, kormas, and jalfrezis. But there are a host of unearthed gems on the menu which do not get the same attention. Herbivores however have known about these delicious dishes for a long time. Some would argue that the vegetarian dishes are …

Peruvian Cuisine Today — Fusion Flavors and Superfoods | Manuel Villacorta

… primarily on maize, potatoes, and beans. Afterwards, other cultures combined with the native Inca culinary traditions. In her cookbook The Peruvian Kitchen, chef Morena Cuadra explains that, “Peruvian food, as it is known today, is a fusion of its Incan roots, mixed with Spanish, Arab, African, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and French influences. The ingredients and techniques of each of these culinary traditions have left a clear mark through time on the basic Incan diet, and the result is …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

By Kirsten Klahn | April 27, 2015 Being a vegetarian — or even a part-time vegetarian — is not only good for you, it’s also good for the environment. Women’s Health notes that limiting the meat you eat reduces your likelihood for heart disease. “Fatty red meats and many processed meats are high in saturated fat, which raises LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases risk of coronary heart disease,” Rachel K. Johnson, a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association and professor of …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… takes less time to cook than rice, so start the rice first. This is one 30-minute meal that won’t have you feeling harried and breathless by the time it’s ready. It’s an incentive to go meatless any day of the week. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease …

In search of Tokyo’s vegetarian bentōs | The Japan Times

… options are not offered regularly. I’m pleased to share some of the bentō shops I learned about recently. Find the one nearest to you next time you need to pick up a boxed lunch in the city. (Some places will deliver, but, be warned, delivery charges can be steep when ordering only one or two, so it’s best to avoid delivery unless you’re ordering for a group.) Midorie, in Tokyo’s Gakugei Daigaku district, is a fantastic option for vegetarians (Tokyo, Meguro, Takaban, 3-4-18-102 for …

6 Simple, Healthy Ways to Lower Your Food Bill – DailyFinance

… week. You won’t have to spend much time cooking, and your total meal costs will come to as little as $1 to $2 a meal.​ You can use black beans to make tacos, burritos, quesadillas or veggie and black bean bowls. You can also garnish with cheese and salsa as you’d like. If you’re not a fan of black beans, substitute pinto beans or combine the two for added flavor combinations. 2. Make Your Own Hummus One pound of dried chickpeas also costs about $1.50. Soak these overnight, …

5 Muscle-Building Foods For Vegetarians

… that are hugely underrated, even though they provide a good protein source to build muscle,” she says. While a leaf could be taken out of wrestling champion Sushil Kumar’s dietary plans (the two-time Olympic medallist and his best buddy Yogeshwar Dutt are strict vegetarians), here are some more foods that put fitness-conscious vegetarians’ minds at rest. Here are five protein-rich foods that according to Mhatre will help gain muscle naturally. “Chickpeas contain …

Memphis Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol Gets Lean and Strong Without Much Meat – WSJ

… workouts,” he says. Last season, he missed 23 games due to a ligament sprain in his left knee. He says the time on the bench made him think about how to prevent another injury. “I’m a big guy so I know I needed to be leaner and stronger,” says Mr. Gasol, who left Saturday night’s game, which the Grizzlies lost to the Los Angeles Clippers, with a sprained left ankle. A Grizzlies spokesman wouldn’t comment whether he would play in Monday night’s game against the Golden State …

Vegetarians, ranchers and conscious omnivores of the world, unite! – The Ecologist

By Ronnie Cummins | April 7, 2015 Thinking people of all stripes are agreed in their opposition to cruel, exploitative animal farming, writes Ronnie Cummins. So it’s time for them to move beyond sterile ‘meat-eater versus vegetarian’ debates, and unite in their opposition to the daily atrocities of industrial agriculture. “No organic consumer, vegetarian or omnivore I’ve ever encountered supports feeding herbivores genetically engineered, herbicide-drenched grains, …

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

… By spending time in Argentina and Brazil, I learned that each country is heavily influenced by Italian culture (it’s actually a tradition in Argentina to eat pizza for dinner on Fridays and pasta for lunch on Sundays), and that sushi is popular no matter how far you are from home. Healthy living is quite trendy in these places (which should be expected considering the focus on physical beauty), so smoothie bars are easy to find and acai bowls are the snack of choice. Even the steak houses …

Being vegan’s about ‘making positive changes’ | Stuff.co.nz

By Jonathan Allen | April 4, 2015 Being vegetarian or vegan is about making positive changes. Huge ones. For the animals, for your health, for future generations and for the environment. It is choosing to not contribute to the industries that we know are exploitative, cruel and damaging. When I was 16, I worked in a supermarket butchery for a few months. At the same time I was considering going vegetarian and had already cut my meat consumption down to just chicken. When I left that job, I …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

… content in the ingredients. We will share more information about our new veggieballs nearer the time of the launch.’ Meatballs are one of Sweden’s national dishes and as iconic as Volvo cars or the pop group Abba. To continue reading this article, click on this link: via IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online. …

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

By Catherine Gill | March 28, 2015 Although the word vegetarian was coined in the year 1839, and used thereafter as a term referring to a primarily plant-based eater, this particular lifestyle and diet choice has been in existence since practically the beginning of time. In fact, famous vegetarians who lived before then include Confucius (551- 479 BCE), Plato (428- 348 BCE), Leonardo da Vinci (1452- 1519) and Henry David Thoreau (1817- 1862), just to name a very few. Presently, as it was in …

Vegan blogger Dreena Burton says her recipes will make you go meat-free | Daily Mail Online

By Maybelle Morgan for MailOnline | 27 March 2015 Most meat-eaters would physically cringe at the phrase ‘plant-based’ diet, but one woman has made it her aim to educate the world about the benefits of going vegan. Cookbook author Dreena Burton, 44, stopped eating meat, fish and animal products 20 years and during that time, has written five best-selling cookbooks. The Vancouver-based author’s most recent, Plant-Powered Families, includes more than 100 whole-food, vegan recipes …

Capsugel invests $25m in vegetarian drug capsules

… CEO Guido Driesen said: “Consumers’ appetite for clean-label products is at an all-time high, and continuing to grow.  This trend has contributed to a significant increase in demand for high-quality vegetarian capsules.” ‘Clean label’ is an marketing term used by supplement sellers to suggest a product is healthy without making any specific claims about its impact on a person’s health . The is no precise defintion of the term, however, it is commonly used to illustrate that a …

A perpetual quest for the perfect veggie burger | The Japan Times

… out of the many places I’ve yet to try, there’s a perfectly juicy, hearty, flavor-packed burger waiting for me. And believe me, I’ve not given up the quest for “The One.” In the meantime, there is of course one other plan of action when you’re hankering for a hearty burger: make it at home. It’s surprisingly easy to do, even for the kitchen-averse. Recipes tend to be quite forgiving, allowing for approximations and substitutions. I managed to slop together burger patties in no time …

Ottawa yogis and childhood chums open vegetarian restaurant | Ottawa Citizen

… It takes time, but she eventually warms up to you. Both women are beautiful, fit and 34, they talk with their eyes like an old married couple, share a love for yoga and travel and often show up to work wearing the same outfit. Both live in Westboro, talk constantly throughout the day to each other and firmly believe you don’t need a university degree to realize your dreams. “It’s true what they say: University isn’t for everyone. If you find your passion, you can make things …

Meet the Butcher—and Former Vegetarian—Who Now Specializes in Humane Slaughter | TakePart

… past the letter of the law. You can see some of those efforts in practice in the short film “Slow Slaughter,” first runner-up at the Real Food Media Awards, which shows the killing floor and cutting room of The Royal Butcher, an organic processing–certified small business based in Braintree, Vermont, that processes beef, pork, sheep, and goats for family farms. In the film (which contains graphic images), employee Mary Lake spoke of experiencing a kill for the first time, saying, “A …

New vegans explain their motivations and how easy or hard it is to eat differently – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… Berkey of Brewer is a former full-time chef (and one-time butcher) who adopted this style a year ago. “I don’t eat any oil, and I don’t eat anything processed, like Tofurky,” said Berkey, who trained in Europe and is a graduate of the culinary program at Case Western Reserve University. “I eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. I do eat tofu occasionally.” Berkey, 59, uses substitutes such as water to stir fry and parchment paper for baking (no need to grease the pan). At the …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… two ways: cooked and chopped, and swirled with garlic and olive oil to make an assertive pesto. Success: The lasagna bursts with lively broccoli rabe flavor, yet it is exceptionally light. Let’s shed our bulky coats and recalibrate our appetites, celebrating spring as we do. This time of year, lasagna needn’t be heavy; it just needs to be green. Recipes: Broccoli Rabe Lasagna | More Lasagna Recipes To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: via …

10 Vegetarian Sweet Potato Recipes to Make for Dinner

… cook quickly!) This sweet potato dal works well for those spring evenings that are still a bit on the cooler side. Sweet Potato, Kale, and Chickpea Soup via Cookie and Kate Sweet potatoes are a natural addition to soups and this particular soup is filling and healthy. Make a big batch ahead of time and eat it throughout the week. Sweet Potato Red Lentil Soup via Green Kitchen Stories Combining lentils and sweet potatoes in soup is a great way to make a filling soup that’s not heavy on …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… Kelly Rose Bradford is a life-long vegetarian. “My son William has been vegetarian since birth,’ she says. ‘He eats anything from Indian to Mexican and everything in between, and is in robust health. I believe that eating meat is wrong, so why would I feed it to my child?” Dawn Blake agrees. “People are always giving me a hard time about bringing my children up vegetarian, and offer up all sorts of arguments about how I’m oppressing or depriving my children. …

Crunch Numbers, Not Dead Animals, and See How Many Lives You Can Save | TakePart

By Josh Scherer, posted March 10, 2015 Assistant Editor Josh Scherer has written for Epicurious, Thrillist, and Los Angeles magazine. He is constantly covered in corn chip crumbs. Wearable tech products like the Fitbit and Nike Fuel Band—and the new Apple watch—allow casual joggers and hardcore crossfitters alike to track every metric from their workout. Fitness aficionados can now calculate their average heart rate, total power output, and calories burned over a long period of time and see …

Empowerment of a vegetarian lifestyle — Sonoma State Star – The university’s student-run newspaper

… doing. It had always been a thought in my mind when it came to ordering a meal, what if I decided to only eat fish and cut out all meat from my appetite? Then on Fourth of July, while at a family barbecue we were eating steak and I had the most bloody piece of meat. It was then and there that I decided to give the vegetarian lifestyle a try. At the time, I received  news that Foster Farms had a recall on their chicken, pushing me even more into my decision. Many will disagree on the vegetarian …

Sweet potato casserole; artichoke Caesar dip – The Auburn Villager : Opinion

By Jacquelyn Horne, posted March 5, 2105 The various food lifestyles people choose to follow always interest me. I know I have spent an enormous amount of time getting my arms around Rick’s Celiac diet. With the addition of a diabetic diet, I am truly over the top with massive confusion. I never thought about adding another special diet into the mix until I found out a friend from high school is struggling with his teen daughter who is trying to become a vegetarian. Dad is a die-hard meat …

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

… pay the mortgage every month from her sales. She also owns Fredericksburg Painting Services with husband Jeff Gandy. Pawlik does the accounting for that business, as well, but said making soup is cutting in to her time with the ledgers. She attributes the growth of her side business to a food revolution that is catching fire in Fredericksburg. “People want to see the face of the person who is selling the product,” she said. “And twice a week don’t have to think about how they are going …

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 …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… each day — and, if you choose, dairy and eggs — you should be getting the protein you need,” Krieger says. Grains and legumes, such as rice and beans, supply a complete protein, but you don’t need to eat them at the same time to get the full benefit. If you want something vegan and gluten-free, try bean and vegetable soups or rice bowls. “I am loving to make rice bowls, with hot whole-grain rice topped with a variety of steamed, raw and pickled vegetables, peanuts or sesame seeds and …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… London just about around the time the banks started to fail, back in 2008, moving south from its original home in York, where it opened to “disappointed hippies” in 2005. “One blogger wrote that he gave the place six weeks,” Dargue reveals. “And he had a point. We would go three days without a soul walking through the door to eat.” Sitting in a temporary office in the basement of the Took’s Court property amid an extension and reshuffle that will create further auxiliary space and …

Lent Recipes: 10 Fish And Vegetarian Dishes That Are Full Of Flavor For The Holiday

By Natalie Roterman | Feb 18 2015, 05:20PM EST Practicing Catholics who are older than 14 normally abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and each Friday during the season of Lent. Shutterstock/Joshua Resnick Today is Ash Wednesday, the begging of Lenten Season of this year, which runs for 40 days until Saturday April 4, serving as a time where many Christians will prepare for Easter. Practicing Catholics who are older than 14 should abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday, …

3 Vegetarian Meals That Will Fill You Up | The Daily Meal

… are sautéed with cumin and garlic to create an aromatic filling for the bell peppers. With just 10 ingredients and less than half an hour of active cooking time (before popping the peppers into the oven for about 25 minutes more), this meat-free meal is a must-try.  Greek Frittata Whether you bake it in advance and reheat it for breakfast or serve it with a side salad for a simple and filling dinner, a frittata is one of the easiest quick, vegetarian meals. Cherry tomatoes, olives, and …

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

VEGETARIAN KITCHEN Posted February 18  BY AVERY YALE KAMILA EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a seven-part series on what it’s like to be a vegetarian in Maine today. At a time when most of her peers are retired and some are finding themselves occupying hospital beds, Carole Hunne- well, 80, works four nights a week as an intensive care nurse. She fills the rest of her time volunteering for children’s causes and animal shelters. “My mind is sharp, and people say I have an incredible …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

Cooking great vegetarian food is not rocket science. In fact, some of our favorite chefs—like Yotam Ottelenghi—embrace a veggie-forward menu, proving that we don’t need meat for flavor or substance. Whether you’re a full-time vegetarian, a fan of Meatless Monday, or begrudgingly eat your greens, there are a few tricks of the trade for making meat-free meals more satisfying. 1. Embrace Alterna-Protein This (hopefully) goes without saying: A vegetarian meal needn’t be comprised …

Bone Broth, the Healing Soup From the Paleolithic Diet (Also a Vegetarian Alternative) | Sat Hon

From ancient time, one of the foundations of the Paleolithic diet is “bone broth,” the clear, concentrated protein-rich elixir that Chinese herbalists and chefs have known more or less forever as healing stock. Our ancient Ice Age ancestors probably made theirs by sinking fire-heated river stones into the stomachs of mammoths they were able to hunt in a cooperative effort, and the subsequent festivity and banquets for the hunters and tribes would be this bone soup, a communal broth …

Sweets fit for a vegetarian – Sentinel-Tribune: Cooks

… take him to the Detroit airport. We talked a long time in the car. Everything he was saying to me, he just surprised me in a lot of ways.” At his urging, Karches said she read about the dairy and egg industry and discovered that its treatment of animals was worse than the meat industry. “For dairy you have to have this production line of female cows and you have to keep them continually pregnant.” The “girls,” Karches said, go right back into the system, while the “boys” get locked …

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 …

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 …

The 7 Types of Vegetarians, Because There’s More Than One Way Not To Fry a Fish | Bustle

Here’s a light-hearted and tongue-in-cheek look at vegetarianism: I dipped my toe into the vegetarian pond the summer before my sophomore year of college. I had just seen Food Inc. for the first time (an emotional cinematic experience for my 19-year-old self) and was ready to make a Life Change. That summer, I was still pretty unsure about this whole college thing. I had yet to experience that “ah ha” moment the brochures all promised, and I was searching for friends, an academic focus …

The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring dish – The Washington Post

When you’re trying to cook a quick dinner with not too many unusual ingredients — most of the time, in other words — some small touches can take something that would otherwise taste thrown together and turn it into something that tastes more thoughtful, more interesting and ultimately more satisfying. Click on the link for a deliciously simple recipe. You won’t be disappointed. via The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring dish – The …

Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World | The Daily Meal

Once upon a time, vegetarians had a few bland pasta dishes or some unexciting vegetable stir-frys to choose on most restaurant menus, but such limitations have all but disappeared in modern dining. Top 25 Vegetarian Restaurants in the World In an interview last January, all-star chef Alex Guarnaschelli said she believes that we’re entering a golden age of restaurants embracing the potential of vegetables. “The era of slapping together a bunch of vegetables if a vegan comes through your …

18 Vegetarian And Vegan Recipes That Go Beyond Meatless Monday

It may be hard to imagine something like chicken noodle soup or barbecued chicken wings without the meat, but let us assure you it can be done. With a new year in full swing, you may be trying out Meatless Mondays for the first time or looking for healthier dinner options. In any case, we’ve rounded up some tasty-looking meatless “meaty” recipes from around the web. From classic soups to holiday dishes and summer favourites that may seem bare minus the meat, we have something …

Bruno Loubet: ‘I am not vegan or vegetarian, but beef is out’ – Profiles – People – The Independent

… of vegetables grown in the garden or foraged. Now, the only time he relaxes is when he is in his garden in Bedfordshire, and he feels “a strong connection to the land”. He had a dream of creating a restaurant like Grain Store 20 years ago, “but 20 years ago, it was a crazy idea, so I kept it to myself”. via Bruno Loubet: ‘I am not vegan or vegetarian, but beef is out’ – Profiles – People – The Independent. …

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 …

Three Vegetarian Ramen Options That Will Bowl You Over | Westword

… from the rest of the menu, higher in natural sugars than umami, making it a good dish to share. Other noodle houses are also dishing out vegetarian bowls. The version at Tengu , the ramen shop that could double as a speakeasy given its low-profile entry, plays it much more straight. Here, organic miso broth is topped with the usual suspects, such as enoki mushrooms, mung bean sprouts, napa cabbage, pickled ginger, nori and scallions. Grab a seat at the low counter, where you can pass the time …

LETTER: For health’s sake, go vegetarian in 2015

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is still our fork. Forty-five times as many people die of chronic diseases linked to a diet containing animal products, sugar, and salt. Hardly a month goes by without another study linking consumption of animal products with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. No …

Japanese vegetarians campaign for Tokyo’s 50,000 restaurants to offer meat free dishes – News – Food and Drink – The Independent

… tourists, the group Tokyo Smile Veggies aim to get 50,000 restaurants – the number of convenience stores in Tokyo – to offer vegetarian dishes by the time they arrive. They plan to do this by hosting workshops explaining what vegetarianism means, by offering recipes and training to chefs, and by getting restaurants that are vegetarian-friendly to display signs. “We don’t want to increase the number of vegetarian restaurants,” said one of the group’s four founders Aya …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A dose of soup from a vegetable-loving German chef – The Washington Post

If you had asked me this time last year whether I considered German to be a particularly vegetarian-friendly cuisine, I would have laughed. My opinion wouldn’t have been based on any actual travel to Germany, only on some limited experiences in German restaurants (including mounds of smoked sausages ingested in central Texas). But since when does the lack of substantive research get in the way of a knee-jerk reaction? Anyhow, that was all before I knew the name Tim Mälzer. He’s a chef, …

Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News)

I am a vegetarian (most of the time), but I do not feel that my choice makes me superior to others who choose to eat meat. However, I do feel that animals that are farmed and eaten for our benefit, should at least be treated humanely. It is vital that we remember that animals do feel pain – to assume they don’t is to kid ourselves. So, I’m not against eating meat (though I prefer not to) but I am against cruel practices that are often allowed in the pursuit of higher profits. …

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 …

Now is the best time for some greens

… chases us toward something lighter. But warm-weather leaves, when you can find them, are often aggravated versions of themselves. Their bitter, pungent or spicy undertones can be aggressive, their texture brash. The cold is what brings their flavors into alignment. Bitter chicories take on a mellow, buttery glow; collards turn bright-tasting and sweet, their stems juicy enough to eat raw; mustards, tasting of hazelnuts and wasabi, are irresistible. via Now is the best time for some greens. …

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 …

7 Thanksgiving Problems All Vegetarians Have To Deal With – MTV

It’s a day to give thanks and spend time with loved ones, but for those who don’t celebrate the “turkey” part of turkey day, Thanksgiving also means navigating a litany of issues that only fellow herbivores will truly be able to sympathize with. Here are some vegetarian Thanksgiving problems that harken back to the first time a pilgrim passed the meat dish without taking any… via 7 Thanksgiving Problems All Vegetarians Have To Deal With – MTV. …

A study proves that plant-based diets are a healthy way to shed weight – Miami diet and exercise | Examiner.com

It is that time of year again. People are starting to make New Year’s Resolutions. According to Inquisitr on Nov. 21, losing weight is one of the most popular goals. A new study claims that to lose weight more quickly; it is recommended dieters now follow a vegan or a vegetarian food plan. People who ate this way for eight or more weeks, they lost twice as much weight than those who focused on low calories dieting. According to Runner’s World, athletes are taking notice about the benefits of …

6 Vegetarian Crock-Pot Recipes So Good, You’ll Gladly Skip The Meat | Bustle

A good dinner doesn’t need meat to make a statement. It speaks for itself. And, if we’re being honest, it’s usually a hell of a lot easier to put together than a platter that requires deboning, browning, sautéing, or deveining. A vegetarian meal made in the Crock-Pot? That’s a serious no-brainer. A vegetarian dish packs as much — if not more — protein, vitamins, and grains than your average run-of-the-mill, meat-filled one, and takes just about half the cooking time. And eating …

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 Thanksgiving: Rice, Beet and Kale Salad With Cider Dressing – NYTimes.com

For her Thanksgiving celebration in Canada in October, food blogger Allison Day hosts an entire family of gluten-free eaters. Complicating her menu is the fact that she is the only true vegetarian at the table. “The celebration is a very different affair in my house, but delicious, nonetheless,” writes Ms. Day. “Healthy food is a priority in my kitchen, but so is delicious food.” Ms. Day notes that navigating the world of vegetarian cooking and gluten-free cooking at the same time can be …

Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook packs Plenty More Mideast punch – Modern Manna Israel News | Haaretz

… with recipes such as crushed puy lentils with tahini and cumin; fennel with capers and olives; zucchini babaganoush and eggplants with crushed chickpeas and herb yogurt, to name just a few. But this time Ottolenghi draws inspiration from other cuisines – namely Iranian, Asians and Indian – and by doing so, he masterfully broadens his readers’ palate. Still, there is something very Israeli in anything Ottolenghi does. “It’s a huge influence on the way I cook: everything I do is …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

It’s never too late to join the Meatless Monday movement! Meatless Monday was started in 2003 by former advertising executive Sid Lerner. He decided to partner with Johns Hopkins University to revive the former war rationing effort in the name of public health. At the time, the goal was to combat heart disease and other diet-related illnesses by helping Americans reduce their intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol from meat by about 15 percent. In the decade since, however, we’ve learned …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

At a time when more than a third of American adults are obese and childhood obesity rates are rising exponentially, more Americans are looking for meat alternatives in their dining choices. In fact, nearly 16 million Americans are vegetarian and about a third say they’re choosing vegan or vegetarian meals more often, according to a Harris Interactive study commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group. “Part of the reason this is going mainstream is that vegetarian diets are proven to be …

Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

When it comes to cooking for your palate, you can count on husband-and-wife duo Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg’s Flavor Bible. The tome not only received an award from the James Beard Foundation, but was named one of the 10 best cookbooks of the past century by Forbes. Now Page and Dornenburg are back, but this time they’ve gone vegetarian. Their 554-page reference book, The Vegetarian Flavor Bible, uses the same approach to plant-based cooking as their bestseller. In addition to the …

11 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Meals | Food52

Now’s the time of year when your friends are looking for any excuse to be outside and enjoy good food, cold beer, and a warm breeze. People are inventing reasons to get together — one friend is hosting the “One Year Anniversary of My Housewarming Party” party — and you’re always expected to bring a dish. But when you’re busy working all day, you need food you can make the night before and grab from the fridge as soon as you get home from work. It has to …

GRAY: Vegetarian lifestyle provides many health benefits, saves animals – Daily Nebraskan: Opinion

A lot of people are surprised when they hear I’ve been a vegetarian for almost eight years. After reactions such as “wow really?” and “that’s a long time,” the questions start pouring out. People first want to know why I made this decision. Then, without a doubt, they’ll ask what I eat, as if meat was the only food group they know of. The reasons behind my adopting a meatless lifestyle are very personal and are by no means the best or only reasons to become one. Personally, I …

The humble ‘char bee hoon’ | Eat/Drink | The Malay Mail Online

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 28 – It’s perfect for breakfast. It’s perfect at tea break. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner or even supper. It is available at many hawker centres, by the roadside and especially at vegetarian restaurants as it is also mostly vegetarian. Yes, this is the humble char bee hoon (fried vermicelli) that is economical and simple enough to suit any palate or wallet any time of the day. Though it is simple enough to cook, it is simpler to just buy a packet of char bee hoon …

What Do You Eat? The Staples of a Vegetarian Diet

As someone who has been living the vegetarian lifestyle for quite a few years now, I’ve been asked many questions about what it’s like to not include meat, fish and meat products in my diet. However, there are two questions that come up time and time again: “What exactly do you eat?” And, my personal favorite, “But where do you get your protein?” So whether your going veggie or just trying to eat healthier, these are the vegetarian staples for a well-balanced diet! The truth is …

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