Month: August, 2005

Heart Healthy Vegan Breakfast

23 August, 2005 (17:15) | Soy Substitutes, Vegan Breakfasts | 1 comment

RECIPES: Vegan Soy Sausage, Tofu Scramble with variations By Rae Udy The American Heart Association recommends a maximum of one hundred milligrams cholesterol for each one thousand calories eaten, with no more than three hundred milligrams each day. A breakfast consisting of two eggs fried in one teaspoon butter, with two sausage patties, one piece […]

Beans Add Nutrition and Variety to Vegetarian Diet

23 August, 2005 (17:02) | Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Appetizers, Vegetarian Main Dish | No comments

RECIPES: Taco Dip, Bean Burgers By Rae Udy Beans are rapidly gaining popularity as we begin to appreciate their nutritional value. Beans and legumes are a great source of low fat protein, B vitamins and dietary fiber. Inexpensive, unsalted canned beans make life easier for even the most hectic cooks. Ideal for the weight watcher, […]

An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

16 August, 2005 (10:40) | Vegetarian Desserts | No comments

RECIPES: Cinnamon Applesauce, Nutty Baked Apples By Rae Udy Many think apples are the perfect fruit and I wouldn’t disagree. They are one of the most healthy and versatile foods around. A medium apple contains only 70 calories and just a trace of fat. Apples also are a good source of vitamin A, calcium and […]

What is a Lentil? And What Do I Do With It?

13 August, 2005 (13:44) | Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Main Dish | No comments

RECIPES: Lentil Loaf, Lentil Burgers, Lentil Wheatballs By Rae Udy Many Americans have never heard of lentils, much less tried to cook or to eat them. Lentils are ideal for a busy cook, because these beans do not require a lengthy soaking time and cook quickly in about 30 minutes. Lentils are a major crop […]

Soy Does A Body Good

11 August, 2005 (20:47) | Healthy Beverages, Soy Substitutes, Vegan Snacks | No comments

RECIPES: Soy Milk, Sweet Soy Milk, Creamy Soy Milk, Fruit Soy Milk, Soy Buttermilk, Soy Carob Milk By Rae Udy Sales for soybeans and soy products have steadily increased from $45 million annually twenty-five years ago to $3.65 billion in sales today. It is estimated in 2004 there were more than 15,000 soy food products […]

Green Peppers Great for Vegetarians

9 August, 2005 (12:28) | Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Main Dish | 1 comment

RECIPES: Vegetarian Stuffed Green Peppers, Vegan Stir Fry By Rae Udy Green peppers are growing strong in many gardens. These versatile vegetables are a powerhouse of nutrition. One large green pepper contains only nineteen calories and three carbohydrate grams. They are also a good source of calcium, vitamins A and C, and even provide one […]

Back to School Vegetarian Lunches

5 August, 2005 (14:10) | Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegetarian Kids Recipes, Vegetarian Lunch Recipes | No comments

RECIPES: It’s Not Tuna Sandwiches, Apple Sandwich Spread, Pepper Cheese Sandwich Spread By Rae Udy School days are here and the challenge is on to keep sack lunches interesting and nutritious. It’s Not Tuna Sandwiches contain no cholesterol and are high in protein. Artichoke hearts give this versatile sandwich a flaky texture and a salty […]

5 A Day the Color Way Makes Eating Healthy Easy

3 August, 2005 (15:59) | Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegetarian Desserts, Vegetarian Lunch Recipes, Vegetarian Main Dish | No comments

RECIPES: Grape Cooler, Grilled Eggplant Tomato Sandwiches, Creamy Blueberry Shake By Rae Udy The new USDA Food Guide Pyramid recommends an intake of five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day for healthier living. This sounds intimidating but it really isn’t. A serving is probably less than you may think. A medium-size piece […]