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Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Pyramid

Vegetarian & Vegan Diet PyramidVarious vegetarian and vegan diet pyramids have been designed over the years, but one of the newest is the Vegetarian & Vegan Diet Pyramid released by Oldways in October 2013. This newer pyramid is based on the original Vegetarian Diet Pyramid released by Oldways in 1997 but there have been some big changes to this newer version, such as... This is the first Oldways pyramid to include vegan diet guidelines. A world-renowned scientific committee reviewed extensive scientific data on plant-based diets and provided recommendations for the new pyramid. The new pyramid reflects many different ... [read more]

Types of Vegetarians and Vegans

Types of Vegetarians and Vegans There are many different types of vegetarian and vegan diets. Most fall under or within one of the following terms... Vegetarian A vegetarian does not eat meat of any kind. Meat includes poultry (chicken, turkey, other birds and fowl, etc), red meat, pork, seafood (fish, shellfish, bi-valves and so fourth), and/or any other animal flesh. This said, there are some common vegetarian variations you may have heard of, which are posted below. Lacto-ovo- vegetarian This may be the most common type of vegetarian you've heard of. This means an individual who does not eat meat (or animal flesh) ... [read more]

Community Guidelines & Rules

Community Guidelines & RulesWhen you register here at VeggieBoards you agree to abide by our Terms of Service, as well as the community rules listed below. If you have any questions please contact a VeggieBoards moderator. Registration rules - who can register at VeggieBoards? General posting rules Stay safe Stay healthy Don'ts of posting Dos of posting Be a supportive community member Be responsible for your own behavior What happens when mods step in? (How we handle the rules and policy violations) Extra information for members Leaving VeggieBoards To learn more about the rules here at VeggieBoards... The ... [read more]

Great reasons to go vegetarian

Great reasons to go vegetarianSwitching to a vegetarian diet has many benefits, including benefits for animals, your health and the planet. Keep reading to see why a vegetarian diet rocks. Protect animal welfare Many vegetarians cut out meat because they don't want to harm animals, which is a great reason to go vegetarian. According to various sources, it's estimated that about 10 billion animals (some think more) are slaughtered annually for human consumption. Plus, before they're killed, animals on the farm aren't treated well at all. EVEN if you see labels such as cage free and free range. Most ... [read more]

Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie

Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie Recipe: Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie Above - "Chicken" Pot Pies Adapted from: gardein Pot Pie Suitable for: Vegans and everyone else Serves: Made about 8 mini pot pies (using 4 inch by 4 inch individual pie plates) - but servings depend on how flat you roll your dough and how full you fill your pie plates. Gear you'll need Bowl and rolling pin for pie crust Measuring cups, measure spoons Pan for roux Pot for broth Pot for "chicken" and veggie mixture Mini pie plates - mine are 4 inch by 4 inch. You could also make a big 9 inch pie if you like. *If you do this, you'll need to serve in bowls, not ... [read more]

Best Reusable Packed Lunch Gear - How to Pack a Reusable Lunch Box

Best Reusable Packed Lunch Gear - How to Pack a Reusable Lunch Box It's easy to make sure you eat vegetarian or vegan meals at home, but when you're at work, at school or just out-and-about, it can be hard to find decent veggie-minded food. Your best option? Pack your own lunch (or dinner) and take it with you to school or work. Get over 100 vegan packed lunch ideas! Beyond allowing you to stick to your diet of choice, packed lunches have many other benefits for adults and youth, such as: Healthier food - because you choose what food goes into your lunch, you can make it as healthy as you like. Money savings - in most cases ... [read more]

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