Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, a young girl was stirring, and cooking with her spouse. The organic ingredients were chosen with care, as these two individuals were a very health conscious pair. As they sliced their bell peppers, beets, and banana bread, visions of a vegetarian dinner danced in their [...]
Ingredients: 2 cups of Whole Wheat flour 3 eggs 1/2 teaspon Salt 1 Butternut Squash 1 Large Pear, peeled and diced 1/4 Teaspoon Chili Powder 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese, grated 4 Tablespoons Butter, unsalted 2 Teaspoons Fresh Rosemary, chopped fine Let’s Get Cooking: Place the flour on a table in a mound and make a well [...]
Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or simply want the turkeys of the world to actually have a ‘Happy Turkey Day,’ preparing a Thanksgiving Day menu for all to enjoy can be difficult (and often placed under scrutiny by those who do not lead the same lifestyle or hold the same beliefs as you). Look to our upcoming Veggie Videos [...]
Below is a Part 2 of our Q& A with the Seattle-based nutritionist, Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. Catach up on Part 1 here. Q: I believe that poor (and faulty) nutrition education is one major reason for the poor diet habits of this country. How do you think we can better educate ourselves and our [...]
Andy Bellatti, MS, RD, is a Seattle-based nutritionist who approaches nutrition from a whole-foods, plant-centric framework. He also takes a strong interest in food politics, nutrition policy, and deceptive food industry marketing tactics. His work can be found in publications such as Civil Eats, Grist, MSNBC, and Today’s Dietitian. Q: How do you define a [...]
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With the holiday season starting to pick up steam, many of you may be stressing over the majorly meat-dominated dinner that is Thanksgiving. But have no fear! The VegNews.com editors are sharing their plans and veggie-centered dinner menus to give you some ideas and inspiration for your own Thanksgiving dishes. While the VegNews staff will [...]
What you can expect from Switch to Veggies throughout the month of November: Video recipe walkthroughs for creating a very vegetarian Thanksgiving More Q&As with professional nutritionists and studying medical professionals A look at and analysis of some vegetarian’s real-life diets A vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe contest Refreshed About and Vegetarian Resource pages
Did fewer trick-or-treaters grace your door with their presence this year than you estimated would? Did your children fill over 3 pumpkins and 2 pillow cases with candy? If you have a large bowl of leftover candy, don’t let it sit around and serve as a constant temptation. The best way to stick with a diet [...]
On the last day of October and the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’d like to post an inspiring song for all those who are going through, who have fought against, or knows someone who is dealing with cancer. Remember, eating right and exercising are key factors to preventing and fighting any disease, [...]
Ingredients: 2 cups of Whole Wheat flour 3 eggs 1/2 teaspon Salt 1 Butternut Squash 1 Large Pear, peeled and diced 1/4 Teaspoon Chili Powder 1/4 Cup...
Below is a Part 2 of our Q& A with the Seattle-based nutritionist, Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. Catach up on Part 1 here. Q: I believe that poor (and...