Tag Archives: Vegetarian

Bean, Lentil and Brown Rice Casserole with Chipotle Peppers

When I think of canola,  I can’t help but think of lentils. A few years ago, when I was on a Love Your Lentils tour, where we visited Saskatchewan’s farmlands, there were endless fields of yellow canola flowers alongside.  So to me, lentils and canola make for a winning Canadian combo. This fibre and protein-packed […]

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Farro-Cabbage Salad

  Here’s an another example of the delicious recipes in The Oldways 4-Week Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Menu Plan. For my Canadian readers who have had trouble purchasing this guide, you can buy it online at  http://www.amazon.com/Oldways-4-Week-Vegetarian-Vegan-Diet/dp/0985893923  or by calling Lara at Oldways  at (617) 896-4880 (as they prefer credit card information over the phone). […]

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Manhattan Millet Cakes

Here’s an example of the fabulous recipes in The Oldways 4-Week Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Menu Plan. Millet is a wonderful gluten-free grain for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. If this recipe is to your liking, the next time you make it, cook extra millet and freeze it so your cakes can be ready in […]

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The Oldways 4-Week Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Menu Plan

There’s no doubt that vegetarian eating styles are on the rise. While I may be offended by campaigns such as the one  comparing dogs and cats to cows and chickens (check out why), going meat-free can indeed be a healthy way to eat and in fact, when done properly, can yield a host of  advantages […]

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Portobello Mushroom Burgers with an Herb Mustard Mayonnaise

These burgers are from my book, The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide. Double or triple the recipe, if you like. I’ve provided the fixings for two in case you’re making this for vegetarians in a meat eating crowd. But even carnivores will forgo the burgers made of meat, once they taste these. Portobello Mushroom Burgers […]

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Healthy reasons to eat garlic and onions

Forget about saying “hold the onions.” Considering the nutritional perks, you might want to opt for double the onions instead. Research from India, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shows that onions and its kissing cousin, garlic, can boost absorption of some minerals like iron and zinc from grain products significantly. That’s […]

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