Top 10 Vegan Winter Soup Recipes

Quinoa Chili

10 Thick, Rich, Hearty, Meal-In-A-Bowl Winter Soups from Savvy Vegetarian When it’s cold and snowy, and the days are short and dark, I just want to stay in with a good book and a bowl of hot sustaining soup. I get my exercise shopping for soup ingredients and cooking the soups. On days I actually […]

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Why Savvy Veg Loves Beans (and so should you)

Love Beans

Beans & Lentils – Nutritious, Delicious, Versatile, Cheap, Vegan – What’s Not to Love? My bean adventures began in 1968 when I first went vegetarian. You’d have thought that I was eating food from another planet, beans & lentils (a.k.a. legumes) seemed so strange to me. The only legumes that I had ever eaten, were […]

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Spinach Cooking, Recipes, Nutrition, Health

Spinach Does a Body Good

We love spinach! It’s so nutritious, healthy, versatile, easy to cook, fun to grow, delicious… And you can add spinach to everything. Well maybe not quite EVERYTHING, but there’s spinach dip, pie, quiche, lasagna, salad, soup, pizza, pasta, ravioli, bread, frittata, even creamed and pickled spinach – with endless variations. The versatility of spinach alone […]

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10 Home Remedies for Indigestion

Belly Gas & Bloating

Simple Causes of Indigestion, 10 Easy Steps to Digestive Wellness Please advise re gas/bloating when eating raw & cooked veggies. I do eat clean, fresh foods. Lot’s of vegetables (juicing, raw, cooked) and fruits. Also meat, fish, dairy, nuts, complex carbohydrates. Every time I eat I have a big belly and later on bloating. My […]

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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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Vegan vs Non-Vegetarian Dispute Over Food & Kids

Couple Argue Over Food

Love-Lorn Non-Veg Disagrees with Veg Girlfriend About Future Children My girlfriend very recently became vegetarian again. She was vegetarian and then vegan many years ago and then slowly started eating some meat again for the past few years because of the ease of it. I am a non-vegetarian. She is a strong animal rights advocate […]

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Have a Stress Free Veg or Vegan Thanksgiving

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Major Source of Vegetarian Stress: Thanksgiving Dinner with Non-Veg Family I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is next week! It sneaks up on me like that every year! But it’s OK. Thanksgiving is not such a big deal – anymore. Back in my turkey days, I used to stress over Thanksgiving dinner: Get the bird cooked […]

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How to Make Meat Based Meals Vegetarian

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Go with familiar flavors & looks in vegetarianizing meat based meals Guest post by Aussie Fiona Morgan, who is working on an art/veg cookbook of meatless meals. Check out her blog, Spaces Between the Gaps, and website, Where Fish Sing for beautiful art and meatless recipes. The sample recipes have been lifted from her blog, […]

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Seasoning Substitutes for Food Allergies

No Spicy Food

Are there ANY seasonings out there I can use or substitute in recipes? I have a lot of a lot of allergies. However, since my husband is a diabetic and needs to watch his weight I want to change to a vegetarian diet. The biggest problem I am encountering concern my allergies to HOT & […]

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Vegetarian Wants Energy Diet & Supplements

Tired Woman

57 yr old vegetarian woman lacks energy, needs advice on diet, protein, nutritional supplements Message for Savvy Vegetarian: I have been vegetarian, in various stages, for 35 years. I have 2 reasons for writing. 1) I have been out of work for 3 years. I have a cupboard full of dhals, beans and split beans […]

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