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World Vegetarian Day 2015: 15 things only vegetarians understand | Metro News

By Mandy Mazliah | October 1, 2015 Happy World Vegetarian Day and Vegetarian Awareness Month! In some parts of the world being vegetarian is the norm, and vegetarian food is readily available. Not always so in the UK. Even though there’s about 4 million vegetarians in the UK, restaurants can fool you into thinking it’s still the 1970s. It’s even worse if you go on holiday to Eastern Europe or South America. And, no, we’re not worried about getting anaemic thank you very much. Here are …

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

… Americans eats is based on convenience, late hours and low costs. If families, especially low to middle income ones, are going to be convinced to make the switch to vegetarian or partially vegetarian diets, they have to have an option comparable in price and ease. In comes a slowly, quietly growing idea of making vegetarian food as easy as pulling up to Burger King’s drive through window late at night. Outside Arizona, vegetarian fast food is gearing up to be supersized. On June 13, 2013, …

NEW TRAVEL APP RELEASE GIVES CONFIDENCE TO THE VEGETARIAN TRAVELLER

… https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.client.veggoagogo Veggoagogo aims to provide the modern vegetarian traveller with an app that lends confidence to a situation that has filled vegetarians with dread for decades; ordering vegetarian food on the road. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: NEW TRAVEL APP RELEASE GIVES CONFIDENCE TO THE VEGETARIAN TRAVELLER …

Flexitarian trend prompts growth in vegetarian products :: Industry News :: FoodProcessing

By FoodProcessing Staff | May 18, 2015 Previously viewed as tempeh-loving fringe dwellers, vegetarians are now far more widely accepted – so much so that as many as 26% of consumers now consider themselves to be ‘flexitarians’ (those who prefer a more plant-based diet but still eat meat occasionally), according to a Nutrition Business Journal survey. Food companies are now responding to the growing demand for vegetarian food offerings by releasing a greater variety of prepared …

A journey for curd – The Hindu

By Srinivasa Ramanujam | March 27, 2015 What is crucial for a quintessential Tamilian who happens to be a vegetarian? It has to be curd. Curd is supremely underrated and most people elsewhere in India use it to end a meal. But ask most Tamilians and they’ll tell you that it could well be the meal by itself, provided you have a handful of rice. This is what I was banking on when I headed to Sri Lanka recently on my honeymoon. “Don’t worry; if we don’t get vegetarian food, we’ll make our …

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

… trepidation. Considering the space served only vegetarian food, we expected limited fare. After all, authentic Lebanese cuisine is as much about fresh fish, chicken and lamb as it is about Batata Harra (spiced potatoes) and Baba Ghanoush (cooked eggplant). But we were in for a pleasant surprise. Warmly lit with interesting wooden tiles carved with names of Lebanese dishes suspended from the ceiling, the eatery offers tons of options across sections (with at least six dishes in each) including …

5 Tasty Desi Vegetarian Recipes | DESIblitz

By Bandhna Kaur • February 17, 2015 vegetarian food can be incredibly tasty and self-indulgent. From Maa Di Daal to Chana Masala, we look at 5 Desi vegetarian recipes you should consider to spice up your palate! Vegetarianism is a popular practice amongst South Asians and a growing trend in the West. Contrary to popular opinion, vegetarian food can be tasty and exciting. And cooking your own food makes it that much more fun! DESIblitz explores 5 vegetarian recipes that you must try. To …

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 …

Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In Need

Apparently $100 buys a lot of vegetarian food. “We’ve been amazed when we go shopping and we’re buying bags of rice and lentils, how much stuff we have in our cart for $100,” says Matthew Noble, director of the Toronto vegetarian food Bank (TVFB), tells The Huffington Post Canada. The Toronto-based animal activist, along with other volunteers, just started the new program, motivated by what he sees as the lack of options for vegans and vegetarians at existing food banks in the city. …

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

In a bright, modern restaurant in west Tokyo, a quiet revolution is being plotted. About 30 vegetarians have met to discuss how they can convince the restaurants of Japan’s capital city to start serving vegetarian food. Tokyo may be the gastronomic capital of the world – with more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city – but it has lagged behind in catering for those who don’t eat meat. But with Japan hosting the Olympics in 2020, and the associated influx of vegetarian …

Vegetarian food? Meat-eaters have plenty to learn from it – Telegraph

Sales of paneer – the fresh, mild, Indian cheese – are up by 37 per cent from last year, says Waitrose. Halloumi from Cyprus is also on the rise. The cheese-buyer at Waitrose suggests the reason is the trend for “meat-free Monday”. These are props that carnivores use to make them forget the absence of meat on the plate. Eating more vegetarian food never seems so appealing as in the turkey-bloated aftermath of Christmas. But what the rising sales of rubbery cheese suggest is that we still …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com

… trained chef and currently a stay-at-home mother of four, Ms. Sheli started a vegetarian food blog, The Masala Girl: Peas & Love, and loves the interaction she has with her readers. The inspiration for many of her newer recipes comes from comments she receives from them. To test out new recipes, she said, she uses her four children — ages 18 months to 16 years — as her “recipe guinea pigs.” via Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Pomegranate Salad – NYTimes.com. …

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 …

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

… restaurants. All are deservedly popular, and serve wholesome and nourishing vegetarian food that won’t break the bank. In Cork, Denis Cotter’s highly regarded Cafe Paradiso is where Irish vegetarians go for a gourmet experience. But none of these restaurants could be said to have scaled the heights of the very sophisticated vegetarian and plant-based food that exists in other capital cities around the world. Dublin’s vegetarians will be in for a treat if Corrigan elects to go …

National Vegetarian Week: 7 vegetarian recipes for a spicy Mexican feast

My mouth is watering just posting this article. I totally agree with the opening sentence in this article.  vegetarian food does not have to be bland and dull. Mexican restaurant chain Las Iguanas has restaurants around the country, including Liverpool, and they pride themselves on their tasty vegetarian food. Lucy Harwood, Head of Brand and resident vegetarian at Las Iguanas, says: “You wouldn’t expect the restaurant industry to be particularly welcoming of a veggie in their midst, but …

Judaism: Vegetarian and Kosher

Here is an interesting article relating to being both a Vegetarian and Jewish.  However, the issue is a valid one for all vegetarians. This article came from  Israel National News. Q. Is all vegetarian food kosher? A. Unfortunately, supposed vegetarian food is sometimes not even vegetarian. Restaurants, pizza shops and fast food outlets which focus on meat (obviously t’refah i.e. unkosher) often purport to offer vegetarian options but there is no guarantee that the ingredients really …

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

The following article was written by Kirstie McCrum. With an array of ingredients best described as ‘nature’s bounty’, vegetarian food doesn’t have to be dull. In fact, these veggie recipes are likely to be some of the most exciting you’ve ever tasted When anyone tells you to “eat your greens”, chances are you’re catapulted back to a childhood nightmare when you weren’t allowed to leave the table as long as a solitary soggy Brussels sprout remained on your plate. Happily, …

10 Best Soya Recipes

Hailed as the world’s healthiest food, soya is power packed with protein and other essential nutrients. One of the star features of soya is its ability to provide for a wholesome alternative to animal proteins.  In a vegetarian’s world, soya is looked upon as a wonder bean.  Soyabean is the only vegetarian food that is a complete protein which means that it contains all eight essential amino acids. It is low in fat with no cholesterol, that also makes it heart friendly. Despite …

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