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15 December, 2017

Vegetable curry recipes

Vegetable curry recipes
Posted in : Lifestyle, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

Simple Vegetarian Curry Dish The first recipe is a curry dish…an Asian vegetarian curry that is quick and simple to make. Some vegetables are precooked though but one can just as easily cook this from scratch. You may vary the flavor by making use of seasonal autumn fruits like apples in the dish, dried or fresh instead
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24 November, 2017

Key Nutrient Sources for Vegetarians and Vegans

Key Nutrient Sources for Vegetarians and Vegans
Posted in : Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

If you tell people you are embarking on a vegetarian diet and especially if you are also avoiding eggs and dairy as a vegan, the concerns you will often be confronted with are: “How will you get your calcium? What about your bones? Are you not likely to become anaemic? What about vitamin B12?” Although
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24 November, 2017

Cholesterol – What is it?

Cholesterol – What is it?
Posted in : Lifestyle, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

The American Heart Association (AHA) states that cholesterol is a substance found in all animal-based foods and fats. (Plant-based foods do not contain cholesterol.) They also say that the human body constantly makes cholesterol, mostly in the liver and kidneys. In our body, cholesterol is most common in the blood, brain tissue, liver, kidneys, adrenal
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24 November, 2017

Learning to roll, seed and temper in New York

Learning to roll, seed and temper in New York
Posted in : Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

Usually when I’m on vacation I do my best to avoid classrooms or anything that keeps me inside for too many consecutive hours. I just like to be outside, walking, exploring, playing. But if my visit to a particular city coincides with an opportunity to learn something new from a expert in the field then
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22 November, 2017

Diet vs Exercise

Diet vs Exercise
Posted in : Lifestyle, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

In the quest to lose weight, is diet more effective than exercise, or is it the other way round? LOSING weight is never an easy task. This is even more so if you’re the type who hates to exercise and can never say “No” to a snack. In essence, if you’ve the spine of a
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18 November, 2017

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
Posted in : Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum
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DESCRIPTION: All parts of skunk cabbage smell like a skunk when injured. It’s a great plant to show to kids. They’re usually eager to smell it so they can be repulsed!   The flower, which comes in late winter, before the leaves appear, has a round spadix (its reproductive part), shielded by a mottled, oval
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15 November, 2017

Ladies who lunch…and whom I’d like to lunch with.

Ladies who lunch…and whom I’d like to lunch with.
Posted in : Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

May’d me Smile -Meeting a brand new friend for lunch. When you’re little, finding someone who also likes “pink” is enough to solidify an amazing friendship – resulting in slumber parties, lipsync sessions and hours on the phone. As an adult I’ve been lucky to maintain some of those old friendships, formed over playing My
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15 November, 2017

Frapptastic

Frapptastic
Posted in : Trending Now, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum
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I have been really tempted to give this frosty treat a try but I know that it made with a number of ingredients I general try to avoid. The biggest issue for me is the inclusion of refined sweeteners since my body is much happier now that the white-stuff is out of my life. But
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15 November, 2017

The Art of Cooking

The Art of Cooking
Posted in : Trending Now, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum
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Although the art of cooking seems mysterious at first, its elements are easy to define. You can prepare foods using different methods, with a variety of equipment, ingredients and seasonings. The great world cuisines came into being when people in diverse ecosystems and climates experimented with limited regional food resources and technologies over long periods
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15 September, 2017

Vegetable Soup Recipes

Vegetable Soup Recipes
Posted in : Lifestyle, Vegetarian Diet on by : Sharmin Begum

Soup’s On – Low fat and heart healthy vegetable soups With Fall just around the corner, it’s time to start warming up the family with homemade soup! Soup can serve as a wonderfully healthy and satisfying main dish along with a salad and a loaf of fresh, warm bread, or an appetizer or snack on
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