Tag Archives: vegatarian

O’Ways Tea cafe.

24 Feb

I recently heard good reviews about O’ways Tea Cafe in Claremont. A chef from one of Cape Town’s most popular restaurants Aubergine recently relocated to O’ways and I was interested to find out what it was all about. Continue reading

vThe top four nutritional super food bars you won’t find in stores!

1 Feb

Browsing through the food bar section of a local health food store the other day, I found myself extremely disappointed in the selection. Most of the food bars available at retail fall into either the “energy” category (made with excessive sweeteners), or the “protein” category (made with soy protein). Soy protein, as you may know, is usually extracted from GMO soy using hexane, an explosive toxic chemical (http://www.naturalnews.com/026303_s…). Continue reading

Quinoa Affords Many Benefits

1 Feb

Vegetarians and vegans often find it difficult getting enough protein in to their diets. They are usually stuck eating beans and soy products most of which do not actually contain all the necessary amino acids, or what is known as complete protein. Continue reading

Four reasons why people become vegetarian

9 Jan

There are multiple reasons why people choose to become vegetarian (or even vegan). Some people do it for just one reason (for example, some people do it to protect their health), while others do it for varied reasons. Here are four reasons why people make this choice (and why other people might decide to make this lifestyle change now). Continue reading

Vegans & Vegaterians Know where to find your nutrients!

2 Dec

As a vegan for years, the question of where do you get your protein or your calcium or your whatever always comes up. So, where is it acquired? Read on. Continue reading

How the new food safety bill might affect you

1 Dec

Today — a year and half after it was passed by the House of Representatives –the Senate passed the Food Safety and Modernization Act (SB 510) by a 73-25 margin. The bill still has to be brought into line with the House’s version before President Obama can sign it into law, but its basic provisions have already won praise from safe-food advocates as “the most important food-safety legislation in a generation.” Continue reading

How to make quinoa, the powerhouse seed

1 Dec

Commonly considered a grain, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a seed which is related to leafy green vegetables such as spinach, chard, and beets.  Once considered the “mother seed” of the Incas, this South American native is a nutritional powerhouse, and its wide array of potential culinary uses makes it one of the most practical foods to store in your pantry. Continue reading