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Is the Meatless Monday Movement For You?

Is the Meatless Monday Movement For You?

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s a growing worldwide movement to help you and the planet! Discover the many benefits of eating less meat and how you can participate. Have you heard of the Meatless Monday movement? It was developed to encourage people to have one day per week without meat. It is not about becoming a vegetarian — although […]

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Creamy Chickpea and Rice Pie

Creamy Chickpea and Rice Pie

| April 1, 2014 | 13 Comments

  Creamy Chickpea Pie Filling Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. coriander 1/4 tsp. cardamom 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas 4 Tbsp. Tahini (light) Directions: 1. Saute onion, cumin, coriander, and cardamom in a little vegetable oil. 2. Add chickpeas and Tahini. 3. Mix together, adding more water if necessary for a […]

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Why Monday? For Meatless Monday

Why Monday? For Meatless Monday

| March 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Why is Monday a good day for health? 1. The week is a critical unit of time in shaping human life. We plan our lives by the week, keeping track of where we’ve been and where we’re going.  Studies support the idea that frequent, periodic health messaging which taps into this pervasive weekly rhythm can […]

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Diana’s Potato Latkes

Diana’s Potato Latkes

| September 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Usually this recipe would include eggs but I like to cook without eggs for a number of reasons. One simple reason is to stay food combined properly for optimum digestion. Proteins and carbs fight in the digestive system.  Also, I find that potatoes stick well enough together without anything else.   Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, […]

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White Bean Vegetable Stew

White Bean Vegetable Stew

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

  This stew is high in potassium for those of you who need a boost in that area.  Also, one half cup of white beans is loaded with close to 100 mg of calcium.  It is very yummy too. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups white beans2 pieces of Wakame (seaweed)

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Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

  This is my idea of easy and delicious simple food and you don’t have to wait until vegetarians come to dinner to make a vegetable stew Ingredients: 2 medium Carrots1 medium Zucchini

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Soba Soup – Japanese Favorite

Soba Soup – Japanese Favorite

| January 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

If you want a delicious noodle soup recipe that is gluten free, and perhaps even grain free- this is it! Made with buckwheat noodles. Ingredients: 1 piece Kombu1 small piece Wakame1 inch piece ginger root, peeled and grated1 onion, chopped1 carrot, sliced1/4 – 1/2 lb soba (buckwheat noodles)

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Tangy Baby Potatoes

Tangy Baby Potatoes

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Kirti Kapoor  at KaysFoodRambles Baby potatoes are in season; I remember mom making them in their jackets as a vegetable with the main meal.  For hungry kids, they did well as fillings between slices of bread. Ingredients: Baby potatoes: 250-300 gmCumin seeds whole: 1 tsp

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Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds

Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds

| January 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

This recipe is simple and nutritious!  It is sugar free, vegan, and dairy free. Buckwheat is not a grain and has no gluten.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup sunflower seeds1 cup buckwheat1/2 tsp. sea salt1 1/2 cups water Directions: Dry sauté sunflowers seeds in sauce pan. Add buckwheat after a few minutes. Sauté until golden brown. Add […]

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Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew

| December 17, 2012 | 14 Comments

Lentil soup has all the benefits of the mighty powerfood lentils  plus much more.  And it tastes great. Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 3-6 garlic cloves, chopped 2 pieces celery, chopped 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup green whole lentils: soak over night and cook according to directions here: Cooking Beans & Lentils 1 piece Kombu* […]

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Sprout Salad with Tofu

Sprout Salad with Tofu

| December 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

  Ingredients: 1 cup sprouts (alfalfa, lentil, broccoli or fenugreek).1 cucumberSugar snap peas2 pieces celery, chopped1 carrot, grated Crispy Tasty Tofu or  Marinated Tofu Directions: Mix all vegetable ingredients. Toss with Tahini dressing. Add on top either Crispy Tasty Tofu or Marinated Tofu. Eat and enjoy. Copyright © Diana Herrington You are welcome to share this article with […]

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Steamed Winter Vegetables

Steamed Winter Vegetables

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is important to get a variety of vegetables into our bodies every day and here are some great winter vegetables. Ingredients:  1 zucchini, cut into slices 1 small onion, cut quarters 1 cup kabocha or acorn squash or butternut squash cut into 1 inch pieces 3 – 4  pieces kale, cut into small pieces […]

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