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Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

Try this tasty, protein-rich dish. It's perfect for anyone - even if you're not vegetarian. Lentils are an amazing source of fibre, and add great taste and texture to many soups. Supermarket and restaurant soups can be loaded with enough salt to...

Do Your Kids Need More Energy? Try Chickpeas

Packed with protein and cheap, chickpeas are a great addition to any family meal. Also known as garbanzo beans, Canadian chick peas are grown in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. This edible legume comes in two main forms: Desi and Kabuli. The...

Help! My Teenager Is Going Vegan

Dear Karla, My teenager daughter has decided to follow a group of her friends and skip out on all items that come from animal meat. I am OK if she cuts back a bit, but myself grew up with agriculture all around me, so am a bit confused. Because she ...

Add Tofu to School Lunches for a Protein Boost

Dear Karla, My daughter seems to like tofu when she has it, but I am not used to cooking it. In your post about healthy lunches, you mentioned tofu as a lunch item. Any ideas on how I can prepare it for lunch? Or how to add it to lunches? Thanks, L...

Quick and Easy Quinoa Veggie Salad Recipe

Are you looking for something a little different to serve your family? Try this quinoa-based salad that not only gives you a bit of protein, but some vitamin-rich vegetables too. Quinoa is a great grain alternative to your traditional rice medle...

Adolescent Vegetarianism on the Rise

When my daughter was a teenager, she went though a six-month period of vegetarianism. This change of diet occurred immediately after seeing the film Solyent Green. I've never seen that movie, but I understand it is a science fiction film that explore...

VEGETARIANS AT THE GATE

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the recipe website Cookstr.com. You can read all of the Dishing it...

Posh Spice cooks for her family!

Ok, who knows if this is really true, but it's certainly cute. According to Victoria Beckham herself, she cooks for her family. Many moms accomplish this task, but I'd wager few are as busy as Posh Spice, who spends her time running her fashion line...

Health clauses appearing in prenups

A new trend is on the rise among those about to get married, and it ain't whether or not to wear a sleeveless gown. More often, those signing prenuptial agreements are including health-related clauses in their lists of musts and must nots. What used...

Parmalat Milk, is it Real?

So this is a weird one. When we travel we always bring along Parmalat for our toddler. It's much easier, obviously to transport and deal with on the road as it's vacuum-sealed and doesn't need to be refrigerated (until it's opened of course). Upon a...

Parents of girl brought up on vegan diet may face charges

Parents of a 12-year-old Scottish girl may face charges after the child was brought to the hospital with a degenerative bone disease. Doctors say that she has the spine of an 80-year-old, caused by a severe case of rickets, which occurs when a person...

Vegan teacher won't work until school school takes meat off the menu

Since January, 44-year-old Dave Warwak has been living his life as a vegan - he doesn't consume or use animal products of any kind. He's also been a middle school teacher for eight years, but lately his personal beliefs and his professional responsib...

Smart kids more likely to become vegetarians

A recent study found that kids with higher IQ are more likely to become vegetarians by the age of 30. A group 30 year-old men and woman were surveyed, and those who were vegetarians had, on average, a childhood IQ score 5 points higher than their mea...

Atlanta High School has successful vegetarian lunch line with diverse options

I'm what you call a lapsed vegetarian. I went through a militant phase once, when I was younger and a lot of my friends were pretty serious about it. Though my former vegetarian self would probably spit upon my current occasional meat eating self, I ...

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