Are you going for a green Christmas, or perhaps just reducing your meat intake? In any case, here are several traditional Christmas dishes you can try for the festivities.
Completely vegetarian Christmas dishes
If you have to have meatballs you can make them healthier
Porridge is obligatory Christmas food
Some slightly healthier snacks
A little bit healthier alternatives to cakes
Honor the World Vegan Day today and eat totally vegan for a day. Eat beans, veggies and fruit, but leave the milk, egg and honey for another day. You can find recipes for vegan meals here.
Try also only to use vegan products. That is nothing using animal sources, so leave your leather jacket and wool sweater home today.
Chocolate day, if you google Chocolate day there are several different dates stated, the 7th July, 13th September and 28th October (as if you would restrict eating chocolate to 3 days a year!?!). From being considered an unhealthy sweet, chocolate is now considered healthy, containing antioxidants and protecting against everything from high cholesterol levels to memory decline. If you need a reason to eat chocolate, you can find one. Just make sure to leave the sugar out of the recipe! Here are tasty sugar free chocolate recipes.
Feta cheese is a white cheese from Greece made from sheep’s milk, or from a mix of sheep and goat’s milk. Sometimes it can also be made from cow’s milk. Feta cheese can be used in to flavour cooking or crumble over salads and often adds quite a sharp distinct taste. It is also sometimes called salad cheese. Whatever the name, the potential in cooking is great. Take a look at these cheesy recipes!
Today is World Porridge Day. Perhaps your favourite is oatmeals? Semolina? Hirs? Buckwheat porridge? Whichever flavour is your number one, you can find plenty of inspiration to try some new porridge recipes here. And, if you are stuck on oatmeals – or any other porridge, here are plenty of tips to vary your porridge toppings. And, take a look here if you like seeds in your porridge.
1 October is World Vegetarian Day and that will be celebrated all over the world. If you are on this website you are probably a seasoned vegetarian or at least, you eat plenty of vegetarian food already. But, why not honor the day and introduce a few meat eaters to a little greener eating?
There are plenty of easy to cook vegetarian meals and dinners here!
“They only have regular bananas here!” I overheard someone saying in the store.
“Wait a minute…” I thought. What is regular about bananas being sprayed with toxics?
Read the rest of the recipe…
Finally it’s here! Summer and International picknick day! Pack your picnic and head out to a nice spot to enjoy eating in the fresh outdoors.
Here you can find recipes for good picnic food.
27th May is Cheese Day. If you are a cheese lover, take the day to try out some new cheese recipes.
There are of course many different types of cheeses, so take your pic for recipes with blue cheese, cheddar cheese, chèvre cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese, feta cheese, goats cheese, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese or parmesan cheese.
Or, why not try to make your own Vegan “cheese” made with cashew nuts for a treat?
Carrots… eat them raw, boiled, grated, baked, length-wise or chopped. Sneak them into meat dishes, or drink them as juice. Carrot is a root vegetable and the most common ones are orange, but there are also white, yellow, red and purple variants. They are stuffed full of vitamin A and antioxidants and can add both color, chewing “resistance” and sweetness to a dish. In any case, they add a lot to the food. Here are crunchy carrot recipes.