Recipes

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Over the years I realized that I didn’t have to give up on most comfort foods because I was a vegetarian; I just had to find alternatives. That said, most of these recipes do not include meat substitutes like soy (tofu) or TVP. They are, however, easy to make, totally satisfying and great meals to […]

Nutrition

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Vegetarian diets are usually rich in carbohydrates, omega-6 fatty acids, dietary fiber, carotenoids, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium and magnesium. They contain lower levels of saturated fat, cholesterol, and animal protein. Find out more at Why Veg Nutrition.

Environment

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“According to a report published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the livestock sector generates more greenhouse gas emissions as measured in CO2 equivalent – 18 percent – than transport. It is also a major source of land and water degradation.” Read the full article and official report. Learn more at Why Veg […]

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    Healthy Mini Pizzas

    For dinner Syna and I made some healthy mini pizzas. for the crust we used those new arnold’s whole wheat sandwich thins; we then spooned on some pizza sauce, layered baby spinach over that, added some shredded mozzarella cheese, and topped it off with fresh broccoli, black olives & mushrooms. It took 20 minutes in […]

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    Eat a Rainbow

    Eat a Rainbow of Foods Every Day for Health Eating a variety of foods is one of the best ways to ensure that you are getting the fullest range of nutrients in your diet. A fun way to help you and your family choose the right foods is to Eat a Rainbow – choose fresh […]

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    Cute Kids Food with Bento

    Image credit: gamene on flickr Make Kids Food Cute! I have found that with my 3 year old daughter just renaming some foods with silly substitutes or cutting the “usuals” into cute shapes will get her interested and eating some different foods. “These cute foods are usually served in bento boxes from Japan, but parents […]

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    Lily Pads & Yam Yums

    tonite’s dinner yam yums recipe (definitely suggest this as a dipping sauce – at least for the adults the lily pads are essentially small spinach pancakes. got the ideas from Sesame Street Silly Snacks Cookbook I have found that with my 3 year old daughter just renaming some foods with silly substitutes or cutting the […]

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