Vegetarian and Dietary Supplements Need to lose a few pounds and feel more healthy? I’m on a 30-day semi-vegetarian plan that includes eating vegetables, drinking a nutritious shake, and occasionally eating meat. One thing I did previous to trying this flexitarian challenge was to add a dietary supplement that helps with healthy digestion, supports healthy weight loss, and provides healthy energy. When I decided to go on a 30-day vegetarian plan for April, I wasn’t sure how I would do. However, I love vegetables and don’t mind skipping meat some days. In addition, I drink a great-tasting nutritious shake most days. A semi-vegetarian diet appealedRead More →

Add more vegetables to your menu. Try this yellow squash, a semi-vegetarian ┬árecipe. Grow and Preserve Squash Grow squash in your garden, and preserve it in your freezer. Puttin’ up vegetables (the Southern way of saying preserving, canning, or freezing vegetables) will keep you from having to purchase high-priced organic food at the supermarket throughout the year. Preserve the squash by blanching it. What Does Blanching Squash Mean? The blanching process starts with washing the squash, then cutting slices about 1/8″ to 1/4″ thick, depending on how thin you like it. Boil water on the stove, enough to completely cover the squash slices you have.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 →