Tagged: vegetarian

About tofu

Tofu, or bean curd, is a popular food derived from soya. It is made by curdling fresh soya milk, pressing it into a solid block and then cooling it – in much the same...

Alternative to eating fish

People who don’t like fish or who are vegetarian can get its key nutrients from other healthy foods, except for its long-chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA. It’s your total dietary pattern that’s most...

8 hearty meatless main dishes

Looking for a diet that’s good not only for you but also for the planet? If so, go easy on your meat consumption. Producing meat—particularly beef—uses substantially more energy and causes more greenhouse gas...

12 irresistible vegetarian dishes

A vegetarian diet can be a healthy way to eat. But there are all shades of vegetarianism, ranging from “I only eat meat on the weekends” to the “absolutely-no-animal-product” philosophy of vegans. Learning how...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie recipe

Shepherd’s pie (made with minced lamb or mutton) or cottage pie (made with minced beef) is a meat pie with a crust of mashed potato, not pastry. The dish can vary widely within its...

Superfood trends for 2017

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360% in the last...

Mushrooms and vitamin D

Mushrooms are the only vegetarian food that can make vitamin D. Actually, they contain a “pro-vitamin,” or precursor, called ergosterol that is converted into vitamin D when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radia­tion—similar...

How to make vegetarian lasagna

Vegetarian lasagna is incredibly easy to make, it’s also incredible delicious. This lasagna recipe is the best you’ll ever find on the Internet. You’ll see why when you take your first bite of this mouth...

Armin Meiwes

Armin Meiwes (1961) killed and ate a voluntary victim whom he had found via the Internet. After Meiwes and the victim jointly attempted to eat the victim’s severed penis, Meiwes killed his victim and proceeded to...

Pros and cons of soy foods

What’s good about Soy? It’s heart-healthy. Soy protein has been shown to slightly reduce levels of LDL cholesterol, the “bad” kind. A landmark 1995 study that looked at nearly 40 controlled clinical trials found...