Sharon Palmer RD talks plant based diets Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:26 — 6.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSPlant based eating is a very popular diet trend, and for good reason.  Research shows that diets that focus more on plant foods are healthier.  But what exactly is a plant-based diet?  What foods are used? What do meals […]

Bulgur: quick, tasty, versatile and whole grain

Do the long cooking times for whole grains put you off from serving them?  Try bulgur.  It’s the one whole grain that cooks up in about 15 minutes.  Actually it’s not “whole” in the sense that the wheat berries are intact.  Bulgur is made by parboiling wheat grains and then cracking them after they dry. […]

Polenta for quick and delicious meatless meals

Want a dinner that’s fast, healthy, filling and tasty?  A dinner that can also be vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and/or low fat?  Then you want to try polenta. What exactly is polenta?  It’s a traditional Italian food, originally made by slow-cooking coarsely ground grain in water.  The result is a lot like cooked hot cereal.  Before corn […]

Celebrate World Vegetarian Day

It’s come to my attention that there is a World Vegetarian Day, and that it’s Oct 1st.  It was established by North American Vegetarian Society in 1977.  I came across a post in Food and Nutrition Magazine that included a recipe for your celebration: Roasted Poblano Pepper Ratatouille.  So I thought, hmm…  not what I would […]

Vegetarians demand In-N-Out veggie burger Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:57 — 2.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn-N-Out Burger has been about nothing but burgers since 1945.  Now they’re being badgered bullied petitioned to add a vegetarian burger to the menu.  It’s 2016.  Sounds like a 21st Century food no-brainer, right?  Actually not. Like other restaurants, fast […]

Quinoa: plant protein powerhouse?

Quinoa is promoted as a high protein grain. True? Quinoa is an ancient grain, native to South America where it’s been a staple food for centuries.  In the past few years it’s taken on new life in North American and beyond as a health food.  One of the main selling points: the protein content.  In […]

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