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Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecues Are For Everyone! Photo Credit: freedesignlife.com Even 10 years ago, I would feel embarrassed to go to a barbecue and say that I am a vegetarian. I used to cringe to say this to the host. Not only would I feel uncomfortable, so would the hosts, because they did not know what to serve me, besides … Continue reading

The Flexi-vegan

The Flexi-vegan

So for my vegan friends, when you find a  great vegetarian recipe like some of those listed on this blog (wink wink) where would you go to find some quick and easy to find vegan substitutes. Many of them are probably even sitting on your pantry shelf. It’s easier than you think to find vegan … Continue reading

Balance Baby, Balance!

Balance Baby, Balance!

Back to my soapbox here about these fad diets. So hard to make people understand the importance of eating a balanced healthy diet, sans processed food and meat. A recent article in The Guardian says that — A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according … Continue reading

Pollan On Cooking Our Own Meals…

Michael Pollan has a beautiful video telling us how to eat healthy… To put it simply just cook your own meals. You know what goes into it, it is made from the best ingredients and is nutritious and delish! Happy cooking!

The Healthy Eating Plate From Harvard

The Healthy Eating Plate From Harvard

Look at this plate above. I see no reason to eat meat! There are plenty of plant based healthy protein choices available to constitute a plate like the one above. The healthy eating plate from Harvard is a slight variation on USDA’s My Plate and is more thorough in terms of providing basic nutrition advice. … Continue reading

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

An article in Mother Jones reports that eating your veggies may inhibit cancer. We are always told that veggies are good for our health and it is more healthy to maintain a plant based diet. It is about time studies are done to prove this to the sceptics. According to Gary Meadows of Washington State … Continue reading

Legumes Legumes Legumes…

Legumes Legumes Legumes…

Whenever I encounter someone who just finds out I am a vegetetarian, the first thing I get asked is, where do you get your protein from if you don’t eat meat? I was born a vegetarian and continue to be one. One of the most integral parts of my vegetarian diet is legumes and lentils. … Continue reading