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Yale Environment 360: In Booming Aquaculture Industry, A Move to Plant-Based Food for Fish

… in recirculating water. It is here that a plainspoken scientist is helping to lead a seafood revolution. For years, Rick Barrows, a fish physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Research Service, and other scientists have sought to develop all-vegetarian feeds for farmed carnivorous fish such as salmon and trout. Their goal has been to reduce reliance on overfished stocks of sardines, anchovies, and other forage fish, but the scientists have faced considerable hurdles. As …

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

… simple to make and has a wonderful sweet aroma. Wash the basmati rice and keep aside. Break saffron strands and keep it soaked in warm milk. Take a pressure cooker and put some good quality ghee in it. Fry some whole cashew nuts and keep aside, followed by adding bay leaf, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks and seeds of cardamom. You can also use cumin seeds for an extra edge. Mix the basmati rice and fry it well with salt and sugar. Pour water to make the rice cook well, but not break. Cook it for …

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. …

Sweet Dream bagels and Good Food and Wine Show – The West Australian

… hand-rolled using unbleached flour and eggs and then boiled in honey water using unprocessed, locally sourced, Cockburn honey. They are vegetarian (vegan options are also available), halal and kosher-friendly and are low in sugar, fat and cholesterol. “The Montreal bagel is quite different to the classic New York variety which uses salt in the blend and no eggs,” he said. “My dream is to make our bagels synonymous with Perth. I don’t believe anyone else makes them the way we do, in …

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

… Filling: Combine spinach, Ricotta cheese, mozzarella, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix, taste, and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Cooking lasagna noodles: Bring a very large pot of water to boil, and cook lasagna noodles according to package instructions. Rinse in cold water, drain. Using knife, trim noodles to fit your baking dish (if necessary). To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

… nutrition and medicine at the University of Vermont, told Women’s Health. Consuming less meat also reduces your cancer risk and helps with weight maintenance. Furthermore, vegetarianism helps preserve essential resources; eating a plant-based meal for lunch rather than a burger saves 2.5 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, 133 gallons of water, and 24 square feet of land, Women’s Health reports. The benefits don’t end there, either. Vegetarian dishes are delicious and easy to make, …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… itself (and if you think you’re not a tofu fan, this is a dish that could convert you). Look for the freshest. Buy soft rather than firm tofu for this dish (silken tofu is a bit too delicate). To enhance texture and flavour, give the cubed tofu a brief bath in boiling hot salted water before cooking. At the end, when you add the tofu, take care to cook it gently to keep it from crumbling. Shake the pan to help it settle into the sauce, and give it a nudge with a wooden spoon. Mapo tofu …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… spices. Or, I may strain them out of the stock and add them to salads. Their flavor can be dressed up or down depending on their ultimate use. In their dried form, which is typically how they are bought, lentils are one of the few legumes that do not need to be soaked in advance. This means they can be cooked and ready to enjoy in under an hour — another nice feature of this powerful ingredient. Cooking them is simple. In a large pot, combine 2 cups of lentils with 6 cups of water, 2 smashed …

Vegetarian diet promotes growth and activity of “friendly” bacteria – Mizo News

From Mizonews.Net | April 20, 2015 – Featured Contributor: By Maneka Gandhi, Parliametarian & Animal Rights Activist The contents of your intestines are vital for your health .Within the intestine live trillions of organisms known as the gut microflora. Their many functions include: completing the digestion of foods through fermentation, protecting against disease causing bacteria, synthesizing water soluble vitamins, and stimulating development of the immune system. The health of …

Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook | WISH-TV

By wishpeggymcclelland | March 25, 2015 Chef Wendell shares vegetarian recipes from his new cookbook and some advice on how to select the best foods for your body. Chef Wendell starts off by making a flavored water for those water haters. In a ball jar, muddle strawberries, basil leaves, and lemons then pour it through a strainer into a glass. Stevia would be his sweetener of choice. “When Hoosiers are thirsty, they drink ‘everything’ but water, the most important human nutrient.” Why …

This is why I love being vegetarian | Stuff.co.nz

… ethical to kill something for food when you can live without it. This is why I don’t eat free-range meat, as I still think the killing of the animal is wrong. For me, it doesn’t matter how good the animal’s life was: at the end of the day, it still ends up being killed, and for me that’s not right. I am also concerned about the environment, particularly the damage that dairy farming has on water systems and rainforests. I eat eggs from my parents’ four free-range …

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 …

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 …

Luxemburger Wort – Weekday vegetarian – an act of love!

… consumers of the world. For all of us meat lovers out there though, as much as we accept everybody else’s choices, becoming a vegetarian is such a big commitment. Right? Environment I’m sure most of you are aware of the environmental issue of eating meat. Meat farms are one of the largest producers of greenhouse gases and in developed countries, they are the biggest source of water pollution. Meat production is a bigger environmental problem than all transport worldwide combined. Cars, …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

… Randall Williams’s new cookbook, looking for ideas, and I saw the most beautiful soup, made of sweet potatoes, kale and black-eyed peas. But the sweet potatoes weren’t in big chunks, like the carrots. They had been pureed with a lot of water, making a beautiful orange backdrop for the chunky soup. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… little harder than non-vegetarians to find and consume sources of this important nutrient. As far as bodily functions go, proteins help in exercising, performing athletics and in body building. Hence these days, protein shakes and supplements have become quite a trend. Most supplements contain a vegetarian source of protein called whey. It is still not an option for vegans as it is a dairy product — whey is the water left after milk is curdled to form cheese. This water can help build muscles, …

Paleo eaters need to start grappling with issues of sustainability : TreeHugger

… in a way that restores soil fertility and reduces the need for water, pesticides, and grain feed. This kind of meat production is ethically superior to the Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) that stock most supermarket meat counters. But the reality is that buying pastured, grass-fed meat is far more expensive than buying CAFO meat, and to maintain the sort of eat-meat-multiple-times-a-day model suggested by the paleo diet would probably push it well beyond the means of normal …

Portobello and Beans Vegetarian Chili, Meatless Friday

… joined by other volunteers. All of us would weed, prune, water, and plant. Our labor of love was in service to Our Lord to help bring souls to God. We wanted to offer an outdoor space where people could pray. We trusted the Holy Spirit to do the rest. At the end of the gardening season there was the traditional pot luck. All the volunteers, their families and friends were invited. Claudia and Kathy usually coordinated those meals, and some were epic! You can bet that throughout the years a lot …

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I’m not vegetarian but love veggie meals (From Swindon Advertiser)

… to be a cheesecake. Which foods did you hate as a child? Do you eat them now? Sprouts, sprouts, sprouts. They are my favourite veg now. What is your favourite drink? Alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Drambuie for the alcoholic and boring old water for the non-alcoholic. Marmite: yes or no? NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!! What is your guilty pleasure when it comes to food… something you know you shouldn’t eat, but do anyway? Anything chocolate! via FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I’m not vegetarian but love veggie …

No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times

… that eating red meat every other day, instead of daily, can substantially reduce heart disease risk. But it’s not just health. The Meatless Monday campaign says it saves money, both in doctor bills by reducing health risks, and because meals built around vegetables, beans and grains tend to be less expensive. As for the environment, the water and fossil fuel needs of livestock are much greater than those of vegetables and grains. One fewer burger a week for a year would be the equivalent …

Meat-Eaters And Vegetarians Meet In The Middle: The Birth Of ‘Reducetarianism’

… that meat production from the clearing of lands and trees to the transportation of these products, accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. That is why a vegetarian’s footprint is nearly half that of a meat lover’s. And for a vegan, it’s even lower.” The environmental reasons people choose to abstain from meat has a significant amount of factual groundwork laid out to support them already. “We also know meat production requires a lot of water,” Kateman said. …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… motor vehicles? Well, the United Nations estimates that the meat industry generates nearly one-fifth of the man-made greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change, which is actually more than the entire transportation sector. Sources of these emissions include animal manure, cattle belching, and synthetic fertilizers used to grow animal feed crops. 2. Conserve valuable water supplies Any type of agriculture is going to require some amount of water, but meat production represents an …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… food to eat, space to live and fresh water to use. Right now, that isn’t happening for at least a billion people out of the 7 billion presently inhabiting Earth, and it is expected to get worse over the next years. Plants don’t provide all the nutrients and amino acids a human body needs which is why such people have to take handfuls of supplements each day. This is also why they generally look like death. I respect your opinion and moral desire to do what you believe is right. I …

National Vegetarian Week: Supermarkets are super for veggies

… reasons that may make you consider either trying veggie this week, becoming veggie or including more veggie items in your diet. 1. It’s better for animals. Around two million land animals are slaughtered every day in the UK alone, just so people can eat their flesh. 2. It’s more sustainable. Growing grains and pulses to feed to animals is much less efficient than eating them ourselves. The livestock industry uses huge amounts of land, water and fossil fuels, while producing 18% of the …

EarthTalk: Meatless substitutes expand as more people go vegetarian

Aside from its brutal treatment of livestock animals, the meat industry is no doubt one of the worst offenders when it comes to the environment. Producing one kilogram of beef requires 150 square meters of land and 15,000 liters of water, most of which is used to grow feed for the animal. That same kilogram generates 27 kilograms of climate-altering carbon dioxide, the equivalent of driving a car more than 100 miles. Indeed, beef has 13 times the carbon emissions of an equivalent amount of …

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