The raw food diet approach has gained some popularity in recent years. But some of that may be pure curiosity rather than a commitment to the purported health benefits. A raw diet is an organic and vegetarian approach to eating that is supposed to detoxify your body and help you shed pounds. The theory is that when foods are cooked, they lose...
Peta's World Vegetarian Week
Yesterday was the kick-off to World Vegetarian Week, an effort sponsored by PETA to encourage more people to adopt a vegetarian lifestyle. Bruce Friedrich, a VP at PETA, has given a top-ten list for reasons you should consider going veggy, and we're sharing that summary here.
1. Helping animals helps the global poor
We all know we need to eat more vegetables. The question then becomes, "how?". This hearty and heart healthy soup answers that question with an easy to prepare pot of soup that is sure to satisfy. Suitable for diabetics, and ideal for those who are watching their weight.
Whether as a side, or a main vegetarian entree, this recipe for Summery Black Bean Salad is beautiful and refreshing. You'll enjoy a medley of flavors best savored during the hot summer months, like Mexican corn, fresh cilantro and ripe red tomatoes.