During my childhood, our family Christmas dinner was seafood served with pasta, vegetables, and a green salad. Now that I no longer eat sea creatures, I found a great substitute by using mushrooms. See what you think.
VEGAN CLAM SAUCE OVER LINGUINE
• 1 Lb. cooked whole wheat linguine • 2 to 3 Tablespoons dry arame • 3 Tablespoons olive oil • 4 Cloves garlic sliced thin • 3 Cups sliced mushrooms: Alii Oyster Mushrooms, or Shiitake Mushrooms.* • 1/4 Cup white wine • Juice of one-half fresh lemon • 1 1/2 Cups unsweetened rice or soy milk • 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes • 2 Tablespoons olive oil • Chili pepper flakes to taste • Chopped fresh Italian parsley • 2 Tablespoons toasted pine nuts Continue reading “Villa Linguine: Holiday Vegan Clam Sauce”
For all vegans and vegetarians, here’s some good news about Americans opting out of eating turkey on Thanksgiving, and choosing non-meat alternatives.
According to an article by Laura L. Thornton, in the November 21, 2012 Takoma Park Patch, 3 million Tofurky roasts were sold this year. The Tofurky was invented by Seth Tibbott. In 1995 about 500 Tofurky Roasts were sold by natural food stores in the Pacific northwest. Consumption of Tofurky is on the rise.
Turtle Island Foods, located in Hood River, Oregon manufactures meat-like textured Tofurky made from organic tofu, vital wheat gluten, and expeller-pressed, non GMO canola oil.
Just click the links in this article to learn more about Tofurky, and where you can buy it.
Copyright 2012 Irene Pastore and Blue Moon Personal Training
Many Americans are accustomed to over-consuming when they eat. Holiday time is an excuse to eat even more. Overeating can lead to digestive disorders, and obesity. Monitoring food intake amounts to personal responsibility for one’s health.
7 TIPS TO AVOID THANKSGIVING OVEREATING
Don’t skip breakfast, or lunch, in order to “save room” to overeat on Thanksgiving.