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

… U.S., we have laws to protect adults or adolescents in the work place; yet, the USDA program to accommodate children with special dietary needs program does not consider religious beliefs as a part of the program.  In order to ask your school for accommodations, the program reports that you must supply a doctor’s note and focuses more on allergies.  Many schools are kind enough to accommodate, if parents reach out to the school, and some schools already offer a diverse menu where children …

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 …

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

… no options available to them on the campus meal plan. “They asked me to design a vegetarian meal plan and I started cooking as part of a work-study program,” Jaroff said. Before the program even reached second semester, it had already expanded from 75 students to over 125 students being fed daily. This would only serve as the beginning of Jaroff’s career as a chef and activist. Robert Brinkmann, a professor of sustainability studies at Hofstra University, met Jaroff while on the planning …

Why Aamir, Alia, Farhan opted for a vegetarian detox – Life and style

By Dhara Vora & Krutika Behrawala | June 2, 2015 Keen to regain the glow on your skin? Is the heat stopping you from tucking into mutton biryani? Experts tell you how to cleanse your system by opting for a vegetarian detox diet Does it work? While most non-vegetarians might cringe at the thought of eating only greens or indulging in curries sans fish, a vegetarian detox does help in cleansing your system, believe experts. “Cleansing a system requires plenty of fibre in soluble and …

Meeting in the middle when meat divides a household – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… If the meat-eating housemate doesn’t cook and the veg one does, the home’s meals naturally become vegetarian. However, things work differently in the kitchen longtime vegetarian Kristen Scarcelli shares with her meat-eating husband. “He makes his part of the meal, and I make my part of the meal,” said Scarcelli, 58, who lives in Portland. “We meet over the greens.” The shared vegetable might be sautéed kale with onions and balsamic vinegar or a simple baked potato. “I don’t cook …

5 Muscle-Building Foods For Vegetarians

HuffPost India | By Aashmita Nayar | April 21, 2015 If you’re a vegetarian looking to gain muscle mass, don’t let animal protein stop you from achieving your body goals. “Most vegetarian foods provide carbs, fats, fibre, vitamins and minerals in ample amounts, but not protein,” says nutritionist Krupa Mhatre of Gold’s Gym India. Mhatre has observed that several vegetarians who work out rely on protein supplements. “But there there are several vegetarian foods, …

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

… of people age 75 and older experience cataracts. Over 20 million Americans are believed to have a cataract in at least one eye. However, the Oxford study doesn’t assert that eating meat leads directly to cataracts, but rather that there is a link. “A vegetarian diet may simply be part of a healthy lifestyle that contributes to lower risk of cataracts,” Feldman said. “There may be other factors at work, such as smoking, diabetes and exposure to bright sunlight.” Findings of the study …

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 …

7 vegetarian breakfast ideas that aren’t quiche | MNN – Mother Nature Network

… we’ve found some delicious recipes that will help you get your green fix early in the day. Breakfast Burrito Bowl We know you’re going to enjoy this breakfast burrito bowl from Pinki’s Palate. No wrap means you get to cut the carbs. And because it’s packed with zucchini, bell pepper, avocado, cilantro and tomatoes, you’ll have devoured almost the entire rainbow before you leave for work. Add in the tofu and chickpeas for protein, and you’ve got yourself a …

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

By Sally Pasley Vargas, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MARCH 10, 2015 Stuffed peppers. Sweet bell peppers and squash, punctuated by piquant olives and feta, come together in a riot of color in this vegetarian supper. While the stuffed peppers bake, toast some to sprinkle on top to add another layer of texture and flavor. The peppers meet again in a baked dish of “broken” lasagna noodles with tomato sauce. Regular ruffled lasagna noodles work well here (don’t bother boiling first). They’re layered …

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

… are able to show the audience exactly the type of process happening in order to deliver America their food. An example of this is the mass production that takes place as well as the inducement animals go through to satisfy humans stomach. Luckily, I watched the films after already choosing the vegetarian lifestyle or else the films would have definitely changed my mind before the next time I decided to bite into a hamburger. The documentaries are able to go behind the scenes of the type of work …

More than one good reason for eating mainly plant foods

AUTHORS: Malcolm P Forbes, Research Associate, Centre for Research Excellence in Chronic Disease Prevention and Care at James Cook University Rosemary Stanton. Nutritionist & Visiting Fellow at UNSW Australia DISCLOSURE STATEMENT The authors do not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article. They also have no relevant affiliations. Meat contains some important nutrients, but it’s not essential for a healthy …

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

… eater, thus, the problem. While waiting for Rick to come home from work, I turned to the Internet to try to understand the concept of vegetarianism. I know that one of my “adopted” daughters is a vegetarian, and she is also a very good veterinarian. She is philosophically opposed to inflicting pain and death on any species capable of feeling pain. I so respect her decision, and when she visits, I make a special effort to understand and honor her dietary decision. Until today, I had never …

Vegetarian Protein Sufficient For Appetite Control and Weight LossMedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Alex Johnstone PhD, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, Aberdeen  Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Previous work has indicated that high-protein (30% of diet as protein) meat-based weight loss diets are highly satiating, and reduce the free food intake over a four-week period (1,2). There is limited data on assessing the effect of different types of protein on appetite in weight loss studies (3). Previously, a …

Ideas to please vegetable lovers – The Washington Post

… some kind of protein.” Edamame or marinated tofu would work for protein, and top it all off with an Asian-style dressing. If you’re a new vegan, check the Vegetarian Resource Group or cookbooks by Mark Reinfeld. His most recent is “The 30-Minute Vegan: Soup’s On!” Cut down on the time it takes to roast vegetables by choosing tender vegetables such as asparagus, broccolini and green beans, which will roast in half the time of root vegetables, “taking only 15 to 30 minutes at 375 …

Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black

… clientele. “In London, no one knew of us and what we were trying to do, until when we were faced with handing the keys in, we decided to make the menu less ‘out there’ for some and had the opportunity to work with a good PR company, which kindly let us pay what we could afford.” To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Vanilla makes vegetarianism the new Black. …

6 Tips for Tastier Vegetarian Food

… exclusively of vegetables. In fact, please don’t toss some raw carrot and lettuce on a plate and call it good. We go for hearty, hefty, protein-packed options that round out the dish and can stand in for meat. Tofu is brilliant here, provided you treat it right. In the wrong hands, tofu can be bland with an unappealing texture. Season it well and pair it with big, bold flavors—and let the texture work for you, not against you. Give it a hard sear or grill it to impart a crust…or succumb to …

Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News

… which is somebody who is trying to reduce the amount of meat in their diet,” Warren said. The point isn’t to argue semantics. It’s to recognize that there are all sorts of ways to cut down on the amount of meat in your diet, and it’s OK if more restrictive diets don’t work for you — especially in meat-loving Texas. via Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News. …

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

A vegetarian can have a healthy lifestyle when it comes to food habits. A balanced diet for them is easily possible but most vegetarians don’t take care to consume an important nutrient of a balanced diet — the proteins. The richest sources of protein are usually not consumed by vegetarians — meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. Being the building blocks of a human body, proteins are essential for the proper functioning of all the organ in our bodies. Therefore vegetarians have to work a …

Inspired by Jane Goodall, Vincent Tan says he is going vegetarian | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — There was no denying that the 2,000-strong audience at Dr Jane Goodall’s talk this morning were inspired by her story of her life and work. But perhaps nobody was more inspired than Tan Sri Vincent Tan, the founder of Berjaya Corporation Berhad, who declared he was thinking of becoming a vegetarian because of her. Earlier in her talk, she had spoken about the impact on the environment from something as simple as eating red meat. After Goodall concluded her talk to a …

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn’t Just For Meat

… day of work, coming inside from a day out in the cold or waking up when it’s still dark out, to find a hot, fully cooked meal waiting for you in the pot. Just take one look at the first recipe on our list and you’ll see what we mean. There are a million vegetarian meals you can make in your slow cooker, and we narrowed it down to 33 to get you started. via Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes That Prove This Mighty Machine Isn’t Just For Meat. …

Eating insects is better than eating meat, but is it any more ethical? | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Not all vegans refuse to eat honey, but many do. They see interfering with the lives of insects (in this case, bees) to be as problematic as eating other animals or animal products. (And just so there’s no confusion, insects are animals.  Those who work for animal rights and advocate for insects are correctly including them in their definitions.) So, many vegans are starting to question the heavily hyped — and seemingly growing — act of consuming insects as food. Plenty of people …

Be Vegan, But Do Not Impose Please – The New Indian Express

… stereotype. I know that too. The reason I used it was to portray the extreme situation that we are currently tackling. Vegetarianism used to be a dietary choice—in my books it was the choice for people of poorly health—but a choice nevertheless. I didn’t ever judge anyone for it but deep in my heart I was always certain that a relationship with a purely vegan type would never work out for me. And these were drastic thoughts because I grew up in a household with a vegetarian Sikh father and …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

… invented Corn Flakes, was seeking an alternative for “cows’ butter.” He thought puréed nutmeats might work, and in the early 1890s Kellogg experimented with processing nuts through steel rollers. He served the nut butters to his patients at the Sanatarium, who loved them. Remarkably, in less than a decade peanut butter would emerge from the province of extremist “health nuts” to become a mainstream American fad food. America’s elite visited the Battle Creek Sanatarium to recover …

These Vegetarian Meatballs Are Made With Eggplant, And They’re The Real Deal

By their name alone, meatballs subtly hint at their main ingredient — meat. And yet, these vegetarian meatballs are made with no meat at all, and they pull off the good work that a good meatball does. Who woulda thunk? Check these out: Want to try out the recipes? Click on the link below: via These Vegetarian Meatballs Are Made With Eggplant, And They’re The Real Deal. …

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

… everything you need into the Crock-Pot, and dash to the office. No matter what time you’re back from work — whether you’re on time or running late — dinner will be prepped, ready, and piping hot. And all you need to do is serve yourself a big, hearty bowl. (We won’t tell if you go back for thirds.) via 6 Vegetarian Crock-Pot Recipes So Good, You’ll Gladly Skip The Meat | Bustle. …

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

… history of vegetarianism, you can find an A-Z guide to herbs, spices and other seasonings, learn which techniques work best for which veggies and a stock list of flavor affinities for each ingredient. For instance, soba noodles have 16 suggested combinations like marrying them with greens, lime, sesame oil, soy sauce and tofu. Sound good? We think so. Not so much a cookbook as it is a culinary guide, the Bible is an indispensable manual for anyone looking to eat a varied, vegetable-driven diet. …

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 …

Learning how to be vegetarian without being a jerk about it

I really enjoyed reading this article; it’s two pages long, but full of insight. I recommend you read it if you are struggling with the ethics of your food intake. Click on the link below for the full article written by Bree Davies.   Many times in my life, others have assumed I was a vegetarian. At a work function or a family dinner, someone would attempt to pass me some kind of animal product, only to pull back the offering abruptly and say, “Oh, I forgot. …

Summer Burgers, Hold the Meat

… flawless. The secret to their easy-to-work-with consistency was the sweet potatoes. Why hadn’t I ever thought of using mashed potatoes – sweet or otherwise – to hold together a burger? Mr. Suvir shared several of his delectable recipes for potato-based patties with me, and I’ve adapted three of them in this week’s Recipes for Health. They are filled with wonderful spices, packed with vegetables, easy to make, and they can all be frozen, either before or after browning. Click here to …

When in India, MNCs serve as Indians do

MNCs in this segment innovate swiftly on fare, on learning their business models which work elsewhere won’t do here Multinational companies, by and large, have similar products across markets. However, international fast-food chains have had to change this business model completely, to adapt to Indian preferences.For instance, Pizza Hut, known globally for its pizzas, is counting on rice and vegetarian dishes to grow revenue in India. Items such as vegetable biryani and rice bowls, …

Quick and easy garlic naan pizza with arugula pesto {vegetarian}

… in white, whole wheat, or garlic versions, and all will make wonderful bases for your pizza. (You can use other flatbreads, too, like tortillas, pita and lavash). If you like really crisp pizza crust, toast the naan under the broiler, on a grill, or in a panini press before adding the toppings. Any kind of pesto you have in your freezer will work here, which makes this a quick, easy and flexible recipe for weeknight supper or family pizza night. Click here for the …

Ricky Martin Credits Vegetarian Diet To Staying Young

Ricky Martin, Puerto Rican pop musician, actor and author, looks just as youthful and vibrant as he did when he was ‘Livin’ la Vida Loca’. The father of two switched to a vegetarian diet a few years ago and tweeted about how wonderful he felt as a meat-free person. Martin was recently asked about the secret to his youthful look, and he credited the people in his life, his work and a vegetarian diet as his anti-aging secrets. The singer said, “Love, acceptance, friends, two kids that …

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