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French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World News

… in all French schools.  This law is designed as a way of bypassing the country’s rules on secularism, and accommodates for religious sensitivities. The online petition quickly gathered over 125,000 signatures!(3) To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World News …

Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa | Houstonia

By Megha Tejpal | September 18, 2015 MAYBE I HAVE LIVED IN TEXAS so long or maybe my eyes are indeed bigger than my stomach, but I have simply gotten used to the fact that jumbo-sized foods are the new normal. Everything is bigger in Texas right? Right. But there’s big, and then there’s too big for your plate. And let’s face it, sometimes we crave exactly such an extreme meal. In the way of these extreme eats, there seems to be an overabundance of carnivorous options—whether it’s …

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

By Jessie Gray | September 10, 2015 I’m at a restaurant with some friends, and the waiter is going around the table taking our orders. Someone orders chicken noodle soup; someone else gets a ham and cheese panini. As he approaches me, I ask if there’s any way to make the chicken alfredo vegetarian. Of course there is, he tells me, and moves to the friend on my right. She looks at me with big guilty eyes as she orders a cheeseburger and immediately apologizes after the waiter moves on. This …

Ettie’s Eats: Vegetarian Chickpea Stew

From 417 Magazine | Ettie’s Eats | September 2015 Before I dive into this recipe, I have some bittersweet news. After three wonderful years at 417 Magazine, I am leaving to start a new adventure in my writing career. As part of that leap into the unknown, the Ettie’s Eats blog will be moving to a new home where you can continue to follow along with my cooking mishaps and meet some of the interesting characters I run into along the way. Click here to see the new site! And if …

La Vernia News / Recipes / The vegetarian grill

… grilling offers an opportunity to prepare vegetables in a quick and different way. Many people think everything tastes better on the grill, which also can hold true for vegetables. Some people don’t like eggplant, zucchini or asparagus — until they try it grilled! Taste is not the only benefit. Vegetables cook so quickly on the grill that they retain much of their vitamin and nutrient content. To prepare vegetables, have the grill warm, but not as hot as you would for grilling meat. …

5 Easy Overnight Vegetarian Breakfasts

… little as 30 seconds of prep time in the morning.You’ll make these tasty breakfasts at night so they’re ready to go in the morning. 1. Avocado Smoothie Bowl With Almonds and Mint Smoothies aren’t just for drinking. A trendy way to enjoy them is to politely slurp them up with a spoon. Smoothie bowls may be more satisfying because it’ll seem like you’re really eating. One easy trick to a good smoothie bowl is to whirl up a traditional smoothie a little thicker than usual. Two key …

7 ways to make family dinners work when your child is a vegetarian – The Washington Post

By Aviva Goldfarb | August 26, 2015 If your child decided to become a vegetarian, would you be a) Shocked? b) Thrilled? c) Horrified? d) Overwhelmed? When our daughter Celia was young, her favorite meal was steak. I’m not a big meat eater and as the main family cook, I only made meat a couple of times a week. But if Celia had her way, our dinners would have alternated between steak, pasta and chicken drumsticks. When Celia was 10, she dabbled in vegetarianism, inspired by a close friend and …

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

… because of growing health concerns, rising beef prices, or, you know, the fact that vegetables taste good—and frozen-food company Amy’s Kitchen is trying to capitalize in a big way. The company, known for frozen vegetarian comfort foods such as burritos, pot pies, and macaroni and cheese, is set to open its first brick-and-mortar store, Amy’s Drive-Thru, later this year in Rohnert Park, California, about an hour north of San Francisco. Despite the company’s pedigree in the freezer …

Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com

… seemed way too daunting. I did some research, looking at a number of recipes, to figure out the most essential ingredients. I used Melissa Clark’s “Ultimate Veggie Burger” as somewhat of a model, but switched out a bunch of ingredients to suit my own taste. The preparation was surprisingly simple, and the end product was delicious. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Vegetarian Barbecue – Food – Forward.com …

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 …

Go vegetarian – Livemint

By Sujata Kelkar Shetty | June 22, 2015 Experts around the world are advising people to eat a more plant-based diet, or a vegetarian diet, because it is healthier “So I am living without fats, without meat, without fish, but am feeling quite well this way. It always seems to me that man was not born to be a carnivore.” Albert Einstein wrote these words in a letter dated 30 March 1954, a year before he died, suggesting that he had switched to vegetarianism. It seems to have been an odd …

Bengal’s sweet and spicy flavours – The Hindu

… Restaurant. As we entered Euphoria restaurant that is hosting a week-long Bengali food festival, the strong aroma coming from the dishes laid out before us hint at what the chef was talking about. I like the way the chef has selected the dishes for the menu; it offers an elaborate choice in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian sections. One of the specialties of traditional Bengali food lies in the perfect blend of sweet and spicy flavours, evident in most dishes. The menu includes some of my top …

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

… gives the meal punches of sweet and refreshing notes, respectively. Miraculously, the dosa remains soft and crispy all the way through to the last bite. It does not become lifeless once cool, maintaining its structure as vehicle for the potatoes and peas. If you’ve seen the Lunchbox, an Indian film where food and love are equated, and the thought of home-cooked Indian food makes you salivate, Linger’s take on Indian cuisine will bring back the movie’s celebration of that …

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 …

The Perfect Vegetarian Taco – MensJournal.com

… veggies are the main attraction, and let the peppers, garlic, and lime shine in a way that meat might end up overpowering. These tacos are so flavorful, that it only takes a few minor substitutions that could even make these a perfect option if you have some vegans coming over for dinner and need something to serve them. Roasted Mushroom and Grilled Kale Tacos Bodega Negra Recipe by Chef Michael Armstrong  To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: …

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

… importantly – very on-trend. So on Meat Free Day, here are the reasons you should be saying no to steak… It’s a generally better outlook “Vegetarians and vegans often choose this way of eating for health reasons and are more likely to adopt other healthy lifestyle choices such as avoiding smoking, drinking less and exercising more which can positively affect long-term health,” says Rob Hobson, nutritionist at Healthspan. It’s a better balance “Avoiding meat is only one component of …

Vegetarian Protein Meal Ideas | POPSUGAR Fitness

… conditions. And since these proteins are lower on the food chain, they’re a more planet-friendly way to eat. Here are four plant-based proteins to add to your shopping cart. All have proven health benefits plus at least as much protein as an egg! Peas Pea protein is popping in ingredient lists, from breads and snack foods to breakfast cereals and protein powders. A cup of cooked split peas packs in about 16 grams of protein compared to six grams in regular green peas. If you’re …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

… exciting short film competition for all NZ school students. The competition is open to any currently enrolled school students (including homeschooled students) and consists of primary, intermediate and secondary age categories covering animal advocacy, health and nutrition, and protecting the environment. Sponsored by South Seas Film & Television School, New way, Linda McCartney’s NZ, Quorn, Hardy’s Northland, The Animal Connection, Plug In Pest Free, Ethicalshopper.co.nz, Hell Pizza and …

Vegetarian restaurant Transformer in Fitzroy is Vegie Bar’s grown-up sibling with real style | Best of Melbourne | Melbourne Lifestyle | | Herald Sun

… fact, if loudmouths like me didn’t bang on about it, there’s a real chance you wouldn’t even realise this is a vegetarian joint. No proselytising, no PETA posters, no Smiths on the stereo. Just really good food. We’ve come a long way. Long before Ottolenghi made salads sexy, the Vegie Bar on Brunswick St was diligently prosecuting the meat-free agenda, though aimed at a core crowd of students, hand-knit beanies and the hung-over seeking redemption, and not a great deal has changed over …

Egg white to fish: 5 superb foods for fabulous, shiny and strong nails

By IANS | May 5, 2015 Who said frequent manicures are the only way to maintain good-looking nails? If they’re healthy on the inside, it’ll show on the outside. Although the strength of nails is largely determined by one’s genes, a healthy and balanced diet can do wonders to improve quality, and give your nails that extra lustre, shine and strength you desire.  Here’s expert advice on what you should dig into: 1 Organ meat like liver Liver from non-vegetarian sources is rich in iron. …

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

… ancho chili powder — is destined to become my new Mexican-recipe staple, soon to find its way into quesadillas and enchiladas and onto tostadas. And as much as I love cheese, when you combine the spiced plantain chunks with red cabbage, salsa verde and pumpkin seeds, these tacos don’t need anything else. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com …

Vegetarian recipes for modern tastes – Winston-Salem Journal: Food

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal | April 22, 2015 One of the most interesting vegetarian cookbooks I’ve seen in a while is the aptly titled  “A Modern way to Eat.” The book is by Anna Jones, a British food stylist who honed her skills working for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for seven years. Jones’ taste for vibrant vegetarian dishes is enough to whet just about any appetite. But this book has a lot more going for it. It’s clever, well-organized, and, most important, it …

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

By Health | April 1, 2015 More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Even semi-vegetarians weigh less, and have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Plus, taking the focus off meat can be a simple way to boost your intake of plant-based foods you may not be eating enough of. Here are five healthy …

Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com

… impact the body. “Food is our medicine, and not only contributes to our eyes as well as overall health in a negative way but also in a positive way,” she said. “We can influence what diseases we get by modifying our lifestyles.” via Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com. …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

… have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Plus, taking the focus off meat can be a simple way to boost your intake of plant-based foods you may not be eating enough of. Here are five healthy veg-based habits you can adopt, even if you aren’t interested in embracing a total vegetarian lifestyle. Make veggies the main attraction When I ask most of my omnivore clients what they had for dinner last night, they typically reply with meat first (e.g. “I had chicken with…”). Veggies …

Ottawa yogis and childhood chums open vegetarian restaurant | Ottawa Citizen

By Karen Turner, Ottawa Citizen, Posted March 22 2015 Call it pure luck or pure determination, but Amber Stratton and Jen Dalgleish have come a long way from selling handmade clay jewelry to their Grade 6 classmates in Manotick. Fast-forward 23 years, the longtime best friends now own two Pure Yoga Ottawa studios (270 Richmond Rd. and 359 Bank St.) and recently opened Pure Kitchen (formerly Milagro Grill at 357 Richmond Rd.), a vegetarian restaurant and juice bar in Westboro. “It was …

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

… chickens, so I do not give money to the egg/poultry industry at all. The way I look at it is that an egg is an unfertilised thing that would otherwise go to waste, so I have no problems with eating them so long as they are from my parents and not the poultry industry. I do drink milk, which I am not overly comfortable with, and I love ice cream and cheese. I’m not perfect, and I know that my money goes to an industry that also kills animals. I do plan on becoming vegan soon. It’s …

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

… gras a week (before the ban on it) and there were people coming all the way from Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chandigarh for our steak and meats! You can’t drink a Petrus, or a Romanee-Conti or a Harlan Estate with a vegetable flan or grilled-sauteed vegetables. You need good meat to enjoy these wines.” Attention Seekers But if the big, lifestyle restaurants have always drawn a predominantly non-vegetarian audience, things are in the process of changing. The attention today is equally on …

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 …

Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease risk by 20% – Mirror Online

… 20% less at risk than those where it made up less than 45% of their diet. Lead researcher Dr Camille Lassale, of Imperial College London’s School of Public Health, said: “Instead of drastic avoidance of animal-based foods, substituting some of the meat in your diet with plant-based sources may be a very simple, useful way to lower cardiovascular mortality.” The research took account other factors such as age, smoking and obesity. It comes just days after a study found drinking three cups …

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

BY LINDLEY ESTES/THE FREE LANCE-STAR, Posted on Mar 1, 2015 Kelly Pawlik only uses organic, locally grown ingredients in her soups, so it’s fitting that her business City Soup grew in the same way. In November Pawlik, 44, began the business out of the kitchen of her Willis Street home in Fredericksburg as a way to make extra cash, but word bubbled through the community. Likes on the business’ Facebook page, its only means of marketing, grew exponentially. The Fredericksburg-area native had …

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

… people, Fahrman said, “I had an epiphany.” A meat-based diet is “not an efficient way of feeding the world,” he said. But he won’t tell you the same if you meet him at a dinner party and ask why he’s a vegetarian. “You do have to bite your lip and say, ‘I don’t like all that cholesterol,’ ” Fahrman said of the delicate dance vegetarians sometimes perform to keep the tone of a gathering civil. After close to 30 years of being a vegetarian myself, I too have learned to choose …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

… the softness and use it in a soup. Another way we like to eat our tofu? As noodles! Yuba, strips of sliced tofu skin, are fantastic in a stir-fry. Other non-meat proteins to use and love include tempeh (made from fermented soy and grains), seitan (wheat gluten), and, of course, nuts and seeds. Whole grains contain protein—and are particularly tasty in salad. Please click on the link below to finish reading this very interesting article. By Rochelle Bilow via 6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian …

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

… of protein rich food to maintain a balance in the body and avoid malnourishment. A great vegetarian source of protein is the soybean. This works for vegans as well as it is not an animal product. Soy or soya is a source of pure protein and comes in various forms — tofu, soy milk, powder and edamame (fresh soybean still in its pods). With 36 grams of protein in 100 grams of soybeans, this is an easy way to keep your protein levels to the optimum. You can find these little white beans in any …

Sweets fit for a vegetarian – Sentinel-Tribune: Cooks

… in a crate and are turned into veal. “That just really affected me. And it’s the same way with chickens too,” she said. “It’s just nightmarish, the whole thing, for me.” Karches said she decided to really examine her diet and nutrition. “I was really a junk food vegetarian. It’s kind of embarrassing. Candy was a major food group,” she said. With the support of her husband, Todd, she decided to become a vegan, eliminating dairy from her meals and adopting a plant-based diet. She …

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 …

Vegetarian Diet Reverses Coronary Artery Disease

“A way to reverse CAD?” J Fam Pract 2014 Jul;63(7):356-364b.         This study was a prospective cohort of 198 self-selected, adult patients with documented coronary artery disease (CAD), cerebrovascular disease, carotid artery disease, or peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who followed a strict, plant-based dietary intervention in addition to standard medical therapy.1 The study examined compliance with diet as well as adverse cardiovascular events in both adherent and nonadherent …

Master vegetables like a Gujarati | Residency | Life and style | The Guardian

… “non-violence” to all living things. This is the way it has been for centuries, so it is a way of life rather than a choice: restaurants there are not “vegetarian restaurants”, but simply “restaurants”. Meera Sodha: ‘The spirit of Gujarat exists in most aspects of my daily life: I think like a Gujarati, I speak Gujarati and day in, day out, I cook Gujarati food.’ Photograph: Elena Heatherwick/Guardian via Master vegetables like a Gujarati | Residency | Life and style | The …

Cooking vegetarian from Anna Jones’ new book | Toronto Star

Anna Jones is a vegetarian chef, food writer and stylist from England who recently came out with A Modern way To Eat: Over 200 satisfying, everyday vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing). The book is a new favourite. I’m always on the hunt for modern, inventive vegetarian recipes that are packed with flavour. Click on the link below to find the recipe for Lemon + Coriander Roasted Feta With Mixed Tomatoes “Roasting feta gives it an unexpectedly wonderful milky wobbly curd …

What will it take to downsize the American meat habit? | The Christian Century

I was a strict vegetarian for 10 years. Now I’m a sort of sometimes-meat-avoider: my wife and I keep a meatless kitchen but eat whatever when someone serves it to us and sometimes when we’re out. As I’ve written before, the virtuous identity marker “vegetarian” is less important to me than it used to be. But I still think eating way less meat is the single biggest bit of lifestyle “greening” most Americans could do. The U.S. Department of …

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

… flavourings you throw at it. Meera Sodha’s chilli paneer from Made in India (Fig Tree, £18) is the best recipe I’ve tried: it is crisp-fried, then simmered with cumin, garlic, chilli and spring onion. But when we eat these cheeses as our default way of thinking about vegetarian food, we miss the richer possibilities in cooking without meat. My favourite vegetarian cookbook this year was A Modern way to Eat (Fourth Estate, £25), from Anna Jones, who trained at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen. …

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)

… have numerous campaigns against fish cruelty. We are trying to persuade supermarkets not to sell prawns that have suffered eyestalk ablation. Of course the only way to stop food animals suffering is to go vegan. When a living creature becomes a commodity it can never end well. By the way a vegetarian that eats fish is NOT a vegetarian. via Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News). …

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 …

Tofurky’s 20th Anniversary: Founder Seth Tibbott’s Favorite Vegetarian Turkey Recipe: Glamour.com

To some folks, it’s just a goofy-sounding word and a cute umbrella-term used to poke fun at vegetarians—but for 400,000 consumers who go out of their way to secure a roast every year, Tofurky is no laughing matter: It’s a delicious alternative to meat-centric special-occasion meals. In honor of the soy meat’s 20th anniversary—and the first-ever official pardoning of a Tofurky this weekend by Seattle’s mayor (for serious)—I caught up with Seth Tibbott, the inventor …

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 …

20 years of Tofurky: Why people eat fake meat | FOX31 Denver

DENVER — Options for meat substitutes have come a long way since Seth Tibbott’s first few Thanksgivings as vegetarian in the 1970s. Vegetable side dishes and salads were nice but they didn’t seem as festive as a turkey, the traditional centerpiece of the Thanksgiving table. The Oregon man tried all kinds of experiments, from a stuffed pumpkin to a gluten roast that took all day to make but was “unsliceable and indigestible.” After becoming a professional “soycrafter” in 1980, …

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 …

Harley’s is a coffee house with heart – Falkirk Herald

… and if I didn’t know, there is no way I’d have guessed it was an animal produce free cake. I admit, I was beyond impressed. The cafe was bustling and it’s clear that in under a year, Harley’s has found its spot in Falkirk’s busy cafe scene. With a focus on community, the cafe is a drop off point for Falkirk Foodbank and operates a suspended coffee scheme, allowing customers to buy food and drinks which are given to those less fortunate. The cafe is open Tuesday to Sunday and hosts …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… that lowering our meat consumption is also an excellent way to protect the planet. As you contemplate how you can step up your efforts to recycle, conserve energy, and purchase green-friendly products, consider how cutting out meat one day a week can help! Three Meatless Monday Benefits for the Environment: 1. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fight climate change Do you opt for walking, biking, or public transportation as often as possible because of the climate-damaging emissions produced by …

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

… dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you cook and eat vegetables. via 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. …

Talking to kids about vegetarianism – IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za

… name for this type of eating and was excited when I told her she would be considered a flexitarian. The kids then begged for labels describing each of their eating habits. Although I don’t believe we need to brand the way we eat, I shared a list of the different types of vegetarianism with them because they were so engaged. The conversation got really interesting when the kids debated their favourite meats, their passion for animals and how cows should be treated. They wondered: If they …

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

In a region where beef often is what’s for dinner, it’s hard to make the case for vegetables, much less convince people to forgo meat altogether. However, heart disease and obesity are problems of epidemic proportions in America, so more people are finding ways to cut down their meat intake. One way to do this is to make vegetables the star attraction of the dinner plate. Lexi Moore, a volunteer with Goode Food-Delivered, has been a vegetarian since she was 19 but is engaged to a meat eater. …

Weeknight Vegetarian: Quinoa strategies, cont’d. – The Washington Post

… into something that calls for quinoa. I still use the same techniques I learned during my quest to conquer quinoa aversion. (The quest was mostly successful, by the way, in that I no longer sigh when I see quinoa, even if I don’t rush to embrace it.) When I want to make something that includes quinoa, I either try to make it disappear or, if it’s going to be more prominently featured, I make sure my cooking method accentuates its fluffiness. via Weeknight Vegetarian: Quinoa strategies, …

Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta | Valdosta Today – South Georgia’s News Source

Yum, Yum! Looks absolutely delicious! We’re anything BUT vegetarian at the Harp household. We were probably a pack of wolves in another life, actually.  However, whether a lifestyle choice or a health choice, more and more are living the vegetarian way.  We have friends who are vegetarians, Kristy and her husband Donaldson Johnson.  You may think, if you’re carnivorous as are we, that you can’t possibly have anything food-related in common with vegetarians. I say you can and should be …

Can Vegetarians Go Paleo?

… which made it impossible to eat wheat or dairy. Proponents of the lifestyle argue humans were genetically predisposed to consume food the way our ancestors did, and that mimicking those ancient eating habits can help decrease chronic disease and support a healthy weight. The millennial version gets specific: You can eat meat, poultry, fish, eggs, fruit, vegetables and nuts. Nixed from the list? Grains, legumes, dairy, refined sugar and vegetable oils. It’s not surprising that vegetarians …

How to deal when your child wants to be a vegetarian

For the average meat-eating family, this statement could cause parental panic. How will their child get all the nutrients they need? And will every mealtime involve twice the cooking? Here’s how to cope when your child wants to become a vegetarian Planning meals Dietitian Kate Di Prima, co-author of More Peas Please: Solutions for Feeding Fussy Eaters (Allen & Unwin), agrees that a vegetarian diet can be a nutritious way to go with kids. However, she has a warning for anyone …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

… historic trade routes connecting East Asia to the Middle East, and picked up on all of the spices, traditions, and flavors along the way. Despite my own Hungarian ancestral background, the flavors in Dahlia’s book fit my taste bud’s flavor profile perfectly, my mouth was watering at the opportunity to go home and try out the recipes. Related Pilaf with Kidney Beans and Carrots How I Came to Cook Indian If the thought of trying your hand with a blend of spices, like curry, cardamom, and …

Jane’s fresh take on vegetarian food

If anyone knows that the answer lies in the soil, it’s Jane Baxter – for many years the inspiring head chef at Riverford Farm’s Field Kitchen. It was her transforming way with common or garden veg that caught the attention of Henry Dimbleby who says that he had “never before eaten vegetables that felt so much like stars of the show”. The two became friends and have now worked together to produce the excellent Leon: Fast Vegetarian, named after the restaurants Henry set up with business …

Turnip the heat: The perfect vegetarian BBQ

… as the charcoal over which they are cooked. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Might we have prematurely written off just what the barbecue can do with common or garden veg? Sure, some of the options might take a little more effort than throwing some shrimp (or hot dogs, or drumsticks) on the barbie, but it’s worth it. One man who agrees that vegetarian grilling has perhaps not fulfilled its potential is Ross Dobson, the author of a new cookbook Fired Up Vegetarian: No Nonsense Barbecuing. …

Thinking outside the box: farmers could make more money switching from cattle to carbon

Changing cattle fields to forests is a cheap way of tackling climate change and saving species threatened with extinction, a new study has found. Researchers from leading universities, including the University of Sheffield, carried out a survey of carbon stocks, biodiversity and economic values from one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems, the western Andes of Colombia. The main use of land in communities is cattle farming, but the study found farmers could make the same or more …

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