Vegetarian Dinner Factoids


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Quick tips and information about Meatless Mondays, being vegetarian, and being vegan. Used at a meatless meal.

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Vegetarian Dinner Factoids

  1. 1. Your mom always told you to eat your veggies!<br />
  2. 2. Be Adventurous<br />Try a great meat substitute<br />Tofu<br />Tempeh<br />Seitan<br />Whole grains and legumes (beans)<br />Try a great meat substitute<br />Tofu<br />Tempeh<br />Seitan<br />Whole grains and legumes (beans)<br />
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  7. 7. One day a week, cut out meat.<br />
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  9. 9. Why meatless?<br />Going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It can also help reduce your carbon footprint and save precious resources like fresh water and fossil fuel.<br />
  10. 10. Why Monday?<br />From an early age we internalize this rhythm. And studies suggest we are more likely to maintain behaviors begun on Monday throughout the week. That makes Monday the perfect day to make a change for your health and the health of our planet.<br />
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  12. 12. Join the craze, even restaurants are in on it.<br />Try “Emma’s Food for Life” in Selinsgrove<br />
  13. 13. Flexitarian<br />“Flexitarian” is a term recently coined to describe those who eat a mostly vegetarian diet, but occasionally eat meat.<br />(Rachael is a “flexitarian”)<br />
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  16. 16. The doctrine that (wo)man should live without exploiting animals."<br />
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  18. 18. How to be a vegan<br /><br />BREAKFASTcereal/granola with soy/rice milkoatmeal or other hot cerealbagel/toast with jellypancakessoy yogurtfruit smoothie<br />SNACKS/DESSERTpretzels, popcornpeanuts, almonds, walnutssunflower or pumpkin seedschips & salsabanana, apple, orangeraisins, figs, dried apricotspie, cookies, cake<br />LUNCH/DINNERpeanut butter & jellygrain/soy burgervegetarian hotdogveggie lunchmeat sandwichbaked/mashed potatoesfrench friestofu, tempeh, or Seitan stir frySeitan casserolepasta with tomato saucetofu lasagnabean burritoseitan casseroletofu lasagna<br /><br />
  19. 19. Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons: In addition to ethical reasons, motivations for vegetarianism include health, religious, political, environmental, cultural, aesthetic or economic.<br />
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  23. 23. Total Vegetarians eat only plant food. They do not eat any animal foods, including fish, eggs, dairy products, and honey. <br />Vegans not only omit all animal products from their diets, but they also eliminate them from the rest of their life. Vegans use nothing from animals, such as leather, wool, and silk. <br />Lacto-Vegetarians will include dairy products into their diet of plant food. <br />Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarians eat both eggs and dairy products. <br />Pesco-Vegetarians include fish into their diets. <br />Pollo-Vegetarians eat poultry, such as chicken, turkey, and duck. <br />