A Healthy Future?

The high-fat diet of many American children is laying the foundation for future heart and artery disease. In spite of a food supply that is the envy of every third world country on the planet, many American children do not eat well. Less than 10% of children and teens eat the amount of fruits and vegetables […]

Animal Protein Vs Vegetable Protein

We have all heard that protein derived from animal sources is of a higher quality than that derived from plants. The meat industries have been promoting this idea through advertising and funding of school nutritional education programs. In fact, they have succeeded in confusing people as to how much protein we really need and which […]

Date and Carob Balls

Talk about balls of deliciousness! These carob date balls are tasty and nutritious. Dates and raisins contain a healthy dose of protein and fiber and are a healthy source of B vitamins. They also contain iron, calcium and potassium. Sunflower seeds are a rich source of vitamin B1, copper and vitamin E and carob is a […]

Chick Pea Subji

The Bhagavad Gita tells us that a wise person doesn’t spend his valuable life labouring day and night, but works only for the necessities, reserving his energy for self realisation and working to help others become happy. A vegetarian diet is in harmony with this philosophy and here’s a recipe that is simple to prepare […]

Going Egg Free

In adopting a vegetarian diet, the general exclusion is flesh foods – fish, fowl, or other parts of animals. Ovo-lacto vegetarians may include dairy products in their diet such as milk, cheese and yogurt and eggs. Strictly speaking however, eggs are flesh food and therefore there are those vegetarians who will exclude eggs from their […]

Celebrity Vegetarians

Many Hollywood stars are getting on board and promoting a vegan lifestyle.  One starlet who is known more for her red swimsuit than her vegan lifestyle is Pamela Anderson who became a vegetarian in her teens.  At a young age Pamela was watching her father clean an animal he had killed and vowed to be […]

Tasty Summertime Feast

ZESTY GREEN BEANS 1 lb fresh string beans 2 T butter or olive oil 1 tsp coriander, crushed 1 tsp dill 1/2 – 3/4 cup nuts 2-4 T water 2 T lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Wash beans. Cut at an angle into bite sized pieces. Place in pan with next […]