10 Quick Easy Cooking Tips for Veg or Vegan

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How to Eat a Healthy Veg Diet With Little Time or Inclination to Cook Most vegetarians and vegans I know don’t have much time to cook. Some of them aren’t that fond of cooking either. They do it to survive and hopefully thrive. But they know that’s not gonna happen if they eat the cheap […]

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Gassy Baby! Something You Ate? Maybe Not!

Gassy Baby

5 Helpful Tips for Gassy Babies & Their Moms Anyone who has walked the floor at night with a gassy baby will agree to give up anything if it will stop the pain. Sleep deprived, jiggling an increasingly heavy baby, I racked my brain. What in the world had I eaten to cause this misery? […]

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Eating Veg On The Road – Less is More

Fork In The Road

Helpful Tips For Vegetarians Who Travel A Lot The Savvy Vegetarian is a master of road food. The woman carries a kitchen in a suitcase, complete with hot plate, crock pot, grains, spices…etc. With her restricted diet, and my father’s even more restricted diet, I can see the sense in her approach. When I think […]

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Vegetarian School Lunch Ideas

Pack Lunch

Kid Friendly Lunch Box Ideas & Healthy Recipes School is starting and kids need all kinds of stuff! Clothes, school supplies, and lunches. I don’t know if you’ve checked out school lunch menus, but last time I looked, they weren’t very veg friendly. In fact, my stepdaughter says, even if you aren’t a vegetarian they […]

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The Post Partum Vegetarian: Mom and Baby

Yosefina

The Arrival Of A Vegetarian Baby Girl! Baby Yosefina is a month old, and my brain is starting to produce coherent thoughts again! Yay! When Mom said my brain would turn to mush at the end of my pregnancy, I was skeptical. I’ll be just fine, I thought. I’m strong. I’ll work right up until […]

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Teen Vegetarian Vitamin Deficiencies

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Happy Teen goes vegetarian, gets tired & depressed. Got vitamins? Hi, I’m worried about my daughter. She has stopped eating meat for nearly 18 months now, she is 18 years old and is feeling very tired and depressed. I think it has something to do with lack of vitamins! She eats some chicken now and […]

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Pregnant Veg 12: Pregnancy as a Medical Event?

Dumb Doctor

I wish I had a doctor who knew at least as much about nutrition as I do. Since I got the diagnosis of gestational diabetes, I have been in a brooding mood. Frankly, I feel very skeptical about the diagnosis. I have not gained weight excessively, had mood swings, strange lack of energy, any of […]

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Pregnant Veg 11: Close Encounters of the Medical Kind

Gestational Diabetes

The pregnant vegetarian objects to medical torture. “I’m not sick, I’m pregnant!” Well, the other shoe has dropped. I knew this was going too well. It seems that if you spend enough time in Doctors’ offices, they will find something wrong with you. I failed the one hour diabetes test. So they made me do […]

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Does Sprouting Increase Protein?

Sprouts

High intensity exerciser asks: does sprouting seeds increase protein? Message for Savvy Vegetarian: I have googled protein count when sprouting and there doesn’t seem to be much difference whether sprouting or not? You say sprouting increases protein availability by 30% and carbs decrease by 15%. If this is the case that would be great! I […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 10: Crazy Pregnancy Hormones

Pregnant Bliss

From all the crazy pregnant lady stories, I expected to be much more mental! So far, making a baby has been much easier than I expected. Aside from my lack of physical symptoms, which I talked about a couple posts ago , I expected to be much more mental. The crazy pregnant lady stories are […]

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