Archive for April, 2007

Thai Vegans

by on Monday, April 30th, 2007

For the tourist who would like to go to Thailand, don’t worry that you will not be able to find vegetarian food to eat because there is a lot of vegan food there. Thailand has about 175 vegetarian restaurants, 72 vegan restaurants for its capital city.

With the number of the vegan restaurants in Thailand, it can prove that many Thais are interested in eating vegan food. Even there are no animal organizations which have worked effectively like PETA in Thailand; there are still a group of Thai people who are interested of being a vegan.

In Thailand, there are two group of vegan. First is the group of people, who is 100% vegan, they will eat everything but animals. Second is the people who eat animals but not big animals like cows.

Taco Bell – Revised Nutrition Guide Dated 4/07

by on Friday, April 27th, 2007

If you are headed to “The Bell” soon, you will be happy to know they have updated their nutrition guide and they boast about having an (unarguably impressive) “27 items under 10 grams of fat” and that they now “use zero grams trans fat canola oil”. The guide is listed in their website for you to check out.

The vegetarian fast food items they carry include:

  • 1/2 lb cheesy bean & rice burrito
  • mexican rice
  • pinto’s n cheese
  • bean burrito
  • cheesy fiesta potatoes
  • cheese quesadilla.
  • dessert items include cinammon twists and a caramel empanada

Now you can enjoy them with less fat than ever, “Say Fresco” is a new diet helper they are introducing wherein you request that they replace “cheese and sauce” with “Fietsa Salsa” (diced tomatoes, white onions, and cilantro) and “you can reduce the fat by 25% on most menu items”, including the vegetarian items i mentioned above. They also have a hotline you can call to ask any questions you have about their product ingredients or nutritional content. The hotline number is 1-800-822-6235.

What Vegetarian Soup Flavor are You?

by on Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Take the quiz What Vegetarian Soup Flavor are You, by Fantastic World Foods, and see which flavor soup are you. The makers of all natural organic and yummy veggie soups have created this cute quiz to introduce you to their line of chef-created meatless soups. They have over 20 different soup cup flavors and specialize in vegetarian and organic entrees and meals.

Fantastic World Foods based in Napa, CA has been around since 1975. The company was started by a young hippie named Jim Rosen, and since then has grown into a company that produces more than 90 all natural products.

Their product line includes soup cups, soup and dip mixes, traditional meals, gift packs, and organic rice meal items.

These soups are quick, inexpensive, and best of all, delicious.

Are you meeting your caloric needs? find out easy.

by on Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

I came across this great vegetarian nutrition tool that provides caloric analysis based on the foods you eat daily. You simply enter in the food you eat daily and it breaks down for you the following factors:

  • calories
  • grams
  • fat
  • protein
  • carbs

It also figures out for you your sodium, cholesterol, and fiber intake, all of it based on the foods you have eaten for that day. The best part of this site is that it does all the math for you by analysing your meals and then it shows you whether you are meeting your suggested needs and you even get a nutrition grade, today i was goood, i got a B+.

Vegan Pastry Chef Jen, and choc-ko-late.

by on Friday, April 20th, 2007

My favorite pastry chef (o.k. she is the only pastry chef i know) but nonetheless my favorite, is up to her usual merry concoction making, this time its chocolate.

Jen sells excuse me she MAKES scrumptious vegan chocolate masterpieces to die for, so do pay her site a visit and get some animal-friendly cruelty-free chocolate goodies from her. Caution, looking at her blog long enough, will make you very very hungry for delicious sugary goods. You’ve been warned!

Her pastry shop is based in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Can you say Yum!