Posts tagged Vegetarian
The Essential Guide To Plant Based Proteins

If you practice a predominantly plant-based lifestyle, then you’ve probably been asked this question over and over again: “Where do you get your protein?” It’s sometimes difficult for people to understand what your sources of protein are, if you aren’t consuming fish, seafood, poultry, cheese, eggs, beef or pork. For people new to this lifestyle, or for those who are simply cutting down on animal-based foods in general, here are eight plant based protein sources you can easily incorporate into your diet on a daily basis. 

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Poached Pears With Muesli, Lavender & Almond Milk

Right now everyone is in pumpkin, squash and gourd mode, but let's not forget about one of fall's most amazing offerings: aromatic, sweet and juicy pears.  Bosc, Bartlett, Comice, Seckel, Anjou–take your pick! In addition to pies, sauces and salads, pears are also a great way to avoid what I call Green Juice Boredom aka GJB, which is a syndrome caused by using the same ingredients for the ubiquitous morning elixir typically made with green apples. 

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Fragrant Vegan Garlic Scapes Pesto

What is that tangle of green curlicued shoots?  Before the bulbs mature, garlic plants produce flower stems know as garlic scapes.  Farmers usually remove the scapes to direct the plants energy toward bigger bulbs, but rather than compost these cuttings, smart growers harvest the scapes while they are still young and tender so they can imbue chosen dishes with their sweet, mild garlic flavor.  

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