A week’s worth of vegetarian meals to kick-start weight loss

A week's worth of vegetarian meals to kick-start weight loss

Croquettes, with a little love, can be vegetarian and healthy. Cut out carbs, cut out fat, rid your veins of sugar, go Paleo – there’s no shortage of theories on how best to trim down. This week’s weight-loss hero is the vegetable. According to new research , people who follow vegetarian diets are twice as effective at losing weight than those who just count calories. If you would like to enlist the apparent fat-busting powers of the humble vegetable, below are seven meat-free dishes to get you started: READ MORE: * Vegetarian diet twice as effective for weight-loss, new […]

LENTIL CROQUETTES WITH BROCCOLI TABOULEH
These are a nice take on the classic cheesy, potato bombs, with lentils and kumara in their place.A week\'s worth of vegetarian meals to kick-start weight loss

MUSHROOM & SPINACH CARBONARA
Carbonara, minus the eggs and pancetta, doesn’t necesarrily mean you’re in for something ghastly.

Mushrooms and spinach, with some parmesan, provides that savoury hit you need, while no one gets bored with a good plate of pasta.

Have a Perfect Picnic With These 20 Plant-Based Recipes

Have a Perfect Picnic With These 20 Plant-Based Recipes

Summer is finally here in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it’s time to get out your picnic basket, pack something tasty, and go outside to enjoy all that nature has to offer. On June 18th, we’re celebrating International Picnic Day because let’s be honest, there’s nothing better than eating to our heart’s content when we can bliss out on the grass and soak up sunshine afterward. Also, picnic food is just the best. Don’t believe us? Check out 50 Vegan Recipes Ideas for the Perfect Picnic , Eat Outside With These 20 Perfect Picnic Recipes , and Explore the […]

1. Garden Picnic Pasta Salad With Veggies, Herbs, and Orange-Miso Tahini DressingHave a Perfect Picnic With These 20 Plant-Based Recipes

This Garden Picnic Pasta Salad With Veggies, Herbs, and Orange-Miso Tahini Dressing is a creamy umami bomb of earthy deliciousness that’s perfect for dinner or lunch — and for leftovers the next day! Pasta is tossed with shredded kale, blanched broccoli and zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and plenty of fresh herbs, then topped with a simple, healthy, and citrus-y dressing. It’s easy to prepare and can be done the day before so it’s ready to go when you want.

Here are the differences between vegetarianism and veganism

Here are the differences between vegetarianism and veganism

Happy woman with vegetables (Shutterstock) June 18, 2017

Although the number of people turning to the vegan diet is increasing by the day, there still exists a considerable confusion regarding how different veganism is from vegetarianism. There are many who still fail to understand the hype surrounding the vegan diet since they do not recognize the fact that vegans are not the same as vegetarians. Vegans are a sect inside vegetarianism which has given up on all food products that are derived from animals. While this means that they stay away from all kinds of animal meat, it also […]

If you ask someone with a vegan lifestyle if he/she was a vegetarian, you are most likely to be met with a hard stare, followed by a “Nope, I am vegan.” This is because most vegans don’t like to be recognized as vegetarians, despite the fact that vegans are a sub-category of the vegetarians.

People who have transitioned into veganism tend to avoid animal products in all aspects of their lives including clothing, cosmetic products, and household items, apart from food. Vegans are often seen rallying against the use of real fur, animal testing and promoting animal cruelty-free products.

PuraVegan Is a Healthy and Tasty Experience

PuraVegan Is a Healthy and Tasty Experience

Plant-Based Menu Is a Healthy Treat at PuraVegan St. Louis, MO/June 17, 2017 ( STLRestaurant.News ) – Summer is the season of fresh fruit and vegetables. It’s also a great time to try new things. A lot of people use summer to try to eat healthier or try a new workout routine. If all or any of these things interest you, PuraVegan at 307 Belt Ave. in St. Louis might be your new favorite summer restaurant—and it’s more than your typical restaurant. PuraVegan is an organic cafe with a strictly vegan menu, but it is also a yoga studio […]

The 6 Nutrients Vegetarians and Vegan Diets May Be Missing

The 6 Nutrients Vegetarians and Vegan Diets May Be Missing

Incorporating more meatless meals into your diet is a great way to boost health. Research shows that eating more plant-based foods and less animal products can reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and even some cancers. However, whether you choose to eat this way part-time or all of the time, there are a few nutrients that need more planning to ensure you are getting enough. Luckily, there many whole food sources, fortified foods, and supplements to ensure you are meeting the daily nutrient requirements. If you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, or plan on switching […]