In Italy, the garbanzo bean or chick pea is called the ceci bean. Florentine, in addition to referring to the Tuscan town of Florence, is a name also added to dishes made with spinach.
All vegetable broths are not created equal. But most of them list carrots as their second ingredient (after water), and are sky-high in sodium.
Here are some of the foods that South America has contributed to your vegetarian diet. You may be surprised at a few of them!
Reading the ingredients list on prepackaged foods can be a nightmare, particularly if you have no idea which of those ingredients might be a hidden source of an animal product, much less how that product was taken from the animal itself. As a vegetarian, you will have to decide what level of animal product consumption you are comfortable with.
The original Thanksgiving was not a banquet of turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes and gravy and cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie with whipped cream and…and…and whatever else you can cram down your gullet before collapsing into the recliner in a food coma. It was a three-day harvest celebration (and not repeated for many years), attended by the early American settlers as well as the natives who initially welcomed them and helped them adapt to and survive in a harsh and unfamiliar landscape.
The Mediterranean Diet evolved from the research of a University of Minnesota professor named Ancel Keys, Ph.D. Beginning in 1958, Dr. Keys and colleagues studied how the diets and lifestyles of roughly 12,000 men from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced their incidences of heart disease.
This is an interesting Thanksgiving twist on traditional lasagna. The pumpkin and mushrooms combine for a savory, earthy flavor that is anything but dull.
Who says the only thing a barbecue grill is good for is meat?
Of course, if you don’t have a barbecue grill (or find it too much of a hassle), this recipe can be prepared using the broiler in your oven with no harm done.
There are several reasons why people decide to become vegetarian.
1) Animal welfare. Factory farming is insanely cruel, not to mention dangerous for those of us who consume the end-product. Even organic, free-range animals that are killed as humanely as possible are still being killed for our consumption. If you have a problem with that, becoming vegetarian makes perfect sense.