Try these salad side dishes out. Make them part of your flexitarian meal plan. Use the salads as a motivation kickstart to lose weight. Doing without meat occasionally can’t hurt. My dad told me once, “A person doesn’t need to eat meat every day.” He liked meat but the older he became, the less meat he ate. I love meat, especially ribeyes. However, I can go a few days with no meat. Flexitarian days for me kind of goes like this: Start out breakfast with a vegan coffee-flavored shake or fruit and vegetable smoothie. Eat a Dave’s thin-sliced bread sandwich with either a tomato, avocado,Read More →

Plant Your Own Kitchen Garden Ever planted your own garden? Be a better vegetarian by planting your own garden and experimenting with different herbs and vegetables. Watching veggies grow that you personally planted will encourage you to create delicious recipes used with fresh food straight from the garden. Start a small kitchen garden this spring.Read More →

Need to Eat Healthier? Try Out a Part-Time Vegetarian or Flexitarian Diet for 30 Days I love to eat eggs, cheese, and meat. That certainly limits my choice of becoming vegan. Patty Cakes Pantry and Kitchen Southern Hospitality food bloggers agreed to a 30-day vegan blogging and eating plan. At first, I said yes. I reconsidered. How could I be vegan for an entire month? No way. But vegetarian? Maybe. When I looked closer at vegetarian options, I saw the flexibility of food choices. Then I discovered a term, flexitarian. It’s the same as a part-time vegetarian or semi-vegetarian. That could work for me. CanRead More →