Vegetarian Sources of Protein

High-Protein Vegetarian Combos – vegetarian sources of protein.

»Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Sources of Protein | 0 comments

High-Protein Vegetarian Combos – vegetarian sources of protein.

If you’re eating a balanced diet, getting vegetarian sources of protein isn’t hard.  Most elements of a plant-based diet have various building blocks of protein, and those amount to a healthy protein intake overall. But every now and then, there’s nothing wrong with hitting the protein…hard. You see it all the time with meat dishes.  The ham and cheese omelet.  The bacon-wrapped filet.  Surf and turf.  And so forth. So what follows are some ideas for a quick, high-protein boost to get you feeling great and jumping hurdles and running marathons, and well, whatever else you can do with all that energy.  Maybe you can just clean your house and pick up the kids without feeling like crap. High Vegetarian Sources of Protein Combos Breakfast...

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Vegetarian Sources of Protein

»Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Vegetarian Sources of Protein, What Can Vegetarians Eat | 0 comments

Vegetarian Sources of Protein

There are a lot of myths out there concerning protein.  A lot of people are concerned, when they cut out meat, how they are going to get Vegetarian Sources of Protein. Let’s begin by looking at exactly what protein is. Proteins are comprised of twenty “amino acids.”  For right now, you don’t really need to know what an amino acid is…just know that our bodies need them to survive. Some amino acids can be made by the body, but some cannot.  The ones that cannot are known as “essential” amino acids.  There are nine essential amino acids — ones that we have to get from food. Okay; science lesson over…now let’s shoot down some myths. Myth #1: People don’t get enough protein. Truth: In fact, we generally get...

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What Can Vegetarians Eat?

»Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Quick Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian Sources of Protein, What Can Vegetarians Eat | 0 comments

What Can Vegetarians Eat?

What can vegetarians eat?  Really? Well, let’s see.  In the past two weeks, I’ve had: A roast beef and white cheddar sandwich Bacon and sausage pizza Tacos with ground beef A kale salad with tamari-marinated tofu with sesame sticks and Asian dressing A buffalo chicken sandwich A meatball sub with melted provolone Barbecued beef sandwich A three-cheese omelet with breakfast sausage Greek gyros with feta and Tzaziki cucumber sauce White pizza with caramelized onions Bangers (sausage) and mash (mashed potatoes) And so forth.  And guess what…no animals had to die for any of them. A lot of people ask me that — “What can vegetarians eat?  Don’t you go hungry?”  Put very simply, vegetarians can eat VERY well. We use a few...

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Quinoa: Great “Grains” and Vegetarian Sources of Protein

»Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Environment, Ethics, Health, Vegetarian Sources of Protein | 0 comments

Quinoa: Great “Grains” and Vegetarian Sources of Protein

A great secret to have on hand is quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah). Quinoa is a small pellet that you can prepare in a variety of ways. It's also a complete vegetarian source of protein, meaning it contains all 9 essential amino acids in the correct proportions.

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