4 Responses When Someone Asks Where You Get Your Protein

4 Responses When Someone Asks Where You Get Your Protein

Eating an array of fruit and vegetables provides more than enough protein for the average person. In 1984, Clara Peller asked the United States, “Where’s the beef?” This catch-phrase reverberated throughout the country, and as owner of the 10-acre, 100-percent vegan Stanford Inn by the Sea , I still get asked that question today. In fact, it’s a question my wife Joan and I have been asked since 1980, when we purchased the former Big River Lodge in Mendocino to live a more integrated life. We chose to “grow” the inn sustainably (long before the term was popular), and […]

Lola Berry’s Vegan Chickpea & Kale Scramble Is A Complete Protein Breakfast

Lola Berry’s Vegan Chickpea & Kale Scramble Is A Complete Protein Breakfast

Image via Food To Make Your Glow by Lola Berry

Getting enough protein is the most common concern people seem to have when discussing a vegan diet. They seem to think you must eat meat to get protein when we know there are many items in the vegan diet which contain a great amount of protein. This is a great recipe and article about getting protein. Enjoy.

If you’re a vegan , you’ll often be asked one common question: “where do you get your protein?” It’s silly, really. Plants have protein too. Where do you think the herbivorous rhinoceros or elephant gets their protein from? They don’t seem to have a problem. That being said, unlike meat, no plant contains all nine essential amino acids meaning that no plant food can provide a complete protein. So, when eating vegan meals , it’s important to consider the ingredients and their nutritional profile, which is just what our […]

That being said, unlike meat, no plant contains all nine essential amino acids meaning that no plant food can provide a complete protein. So, when eating vegan meals, it’s important to consider the ingredients and their nutritional profile, which is just what our friend, Lola Berry has done.

New vegan cheese ‘flying off the shelves’ in P.E.I.

New vegan cheese 'flying off the shelves' in P.E.I.

‘I’m making it because I miss cheese … that creamy hit,’ says the mostly-vegan Julain Molnar. (Sara Fraser/CBC) Sara is a P.E.I. native who graduated from the University of King’s College in Halifax. N.S., with a Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) degree. She moved back to “the Island” and worked with CBC Radio and Television for 27 years, moving to the CBC P.E.I. web team in 2015. Twitter: @SaraFraserCBC Love cheese, but trying to stick to a plant-based or vegan diet? Newly-minted P.E.I. foodpreneur Julain Molnar’s new business Fresh Start Fauxmage is baking up the solution, and so far it’s […]

New vegan cheese 'flying off the shelves' in P.E.I.

“The growth of alternative food is exploding right now, it’s really huge,” Molnar noted — a fact Island consumers have likely noticed, as what used to be quaintly referred to as “the health food section” expands at local grocery chains.

“It’s not a fad, it’s serious, serious numbers in the food business,” she said. “It’s an exciting time to be in this corner of the market.”

Very Vegan: The future is plant-based!

Very Vegan: The future is plant-based!

Camila Cabello: ‘I share all of my boy … Binky Felstead: “I’m not living with JP” These days everyone from Beyonce and JayZ to Ellie Goulding and Russell Brand are embracing – or experimenting with – a diet free of animal products. Indeed, these days we’re hearing about “plant-based this” and “vegan-friendly that” like never before. According to The Vegan Society , the number of people in the UK shunning animal products has increased by a staggering 360 per cent in the last 10 years, and word is spreading fast. Comedian Simon Amstel is making a film on the […]

The Vegan Society defines veganism as seeking to exclude “all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose” and promoting “the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment.”

So it means giving up meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, eggs, dairy, honey, and sweets containing gelatine and sticking to vegetables and fruits, nuts and seeds, herbs and spices, beans, grains and pulses, tofu, rice and rice noodles, coconut and olive oils, vegetable stock, yeast extracts and peanut butter.Very Vegan: The future is plant-based!