Tagged with Vegetarianism

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

This article in The Independent lists 9 great reasons to go vegetarian… Health reasons, yes, many of us know about that. However, I had no clue that vegetarians could pay a lower premium with certain life insurance providers. A great read for all, even if you are already vegan/vegetarian. There is a 10th reason, that … Continue reading

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French Cuisine Sans Meat!!

French Cuisine Sans Meat!!

Really!!! The Telegraph reports that Chef Alain Ducasse, one who has several Michelin stars to his name, has decided to keep meat out of his menu. France may be the land of steak frites and boeuf bourgignon, but the Gallic superchef with myriad Michelin stars to his name has decided to keep “viande” out of … Continue reading

If Cows Could Eat Us!!! Really??!

An article in Time magazine says, If a cow could eat you, it would. It wouldn’t give a hoot about your feelings. It wouldn’t kill you quickly or humanely and it certainly wouldn’t worry about whether it was right to make a meal of you in the first place. It would ask itself one question: … Continue reading

Balance Baby, Balance!

Balance Baby, Balance!

Back to my soapbox here about these fad diets. So hard to make people understand the importance of eating a balanced healthy diet, sans processed food and meat. A recent article in The Guardian says that — A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according … Continue reading

Our Vegetarian Ancestors

Our Vegetarian Ancestors

Many say that we started out being meat eaters, as cavemen did in the past, that is why we continue to eat meat. Interestingly enough this recent article in the Scientific American says otherwise!  Controversial? Absolutely!!! The article raises the question, if we are getting our ancestral diets wrong, especially paleolithic diets. “A paper out just … Continue reading

Hunting For Dosas

Hunting For Dosas

I grew up in a traditional South Indian home, and dosa’s would be served every other day, and I mean the most fabulous dosa’s ever!  Did not get the value of it then. Now, I live for it… We make plain dosas, masala dosa’s, quinoa dosa’s, rava dosas, tomato dosa’s, Mysore dosa’s, sweet jaggery dosa’s. … Continue reading