Veggie News 08/04/11
A round-up of some interesting veggie news: Top vegan celebrities and a vegetarian gives up cheese.
Riddhi Shah shares her vegan journey so far:
True story: For much of my life I’ve been rail thin. This, despite a dangerous addiction to dairy. Then, about two years ago, my metabolism rebelled. And, as a payback for for my exercise-free lifestyle, I quickly became, shall we say, slightly rotund.
So when an email made the rounds of the Healthy Living quarters a few weeks ago asking for a poor soul to sacrifice all that is wonderful in their diet – i.e. to go vegan – for a series of blog posts, I volunteered. I would lay by body down for the sake of science -and that roll of fat around my belly…read more
From betty White to Natalie Portman and Mike Tyson. Take a look at the top veg celebs here.
- Treehugger’s Weekday Vegetarian recipe: Warm Corn and Potato salad
1 tbsp olive oil
1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
1 jalapeno, minced
8 ears of corn, kernels removed
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup cider vinegar
Snipped chives (optional)
1. In a large skillet heat olive oil until it shimmers Add the potatoes and cook over moderate heat until they start to brown, about 3 minutes. Stir and cook for about 2 minutes longer, until almost tender. Add the jalapenos and cook, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes and peppers are tender, about 5 minutes. Add the corn kernels and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 3 minutes.
2. Transfer the vegetables to a large bowl and stir in the onion, cider vinegar, and bacon. Season the salad with salt. Garnish with chives (if desired) and serve.
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