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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How Sugar & HFCS Cause Obesity

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Sugar & high fructose corn syrup: How they make you fat and what you can do about it I recently read two articles about sugar, and what it does to your body, especially sugar in the form of High Fructose Corn Syrup. I’m telling you, it made me want to give up sugar for life […]

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Is Quinoa a Carb or a Protein When Dieting?

quinoa salad

Quinoa, quinoa nutrition, dieting, carbs, protein When cooking with quinoa would I consider this as a carb or a protein when dieting? Quinoa appears to be extremely high in carbs but is said to be 100% protein. I am summer-sizing and must eliminate and combine foods properly. Please help. Thanks. – D.S. Savvy Vegetarian Advice: […]

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