Using nutritional yeast on pasta

Why You Should Add Nutritional Yeast Into Your Diet

I remember the first time I pulled up a vegetarian recipe and it called for nutritional yeast? What? The last thing nutritional yeast conjures up is an image of a nutritional, yummy food you happily want to insert into your recipes. And when we went shopping for it, it didn’t look like it was anything special. So for awhile we made the decision not to include it in the recipes we cooked. But then I did a little more investigation. Nutritional yeast is made from a single cell organism, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae, which is grown on molasses and then harvested, washed, and dried with … [Read More...]

Using nutritional yeast on pasta

Why You Should Add Nutritional Yeast Into Your Diet

I remember the first time I pulled up a vegetarian recipe and it called for nutritional yeast? What? The last thing nutritional yeast conjures up is an image of a nutritional, yummy food you happily want to insert into your recipes. And when we went shopping for it, it didn’t look like it was anything […]

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What Vegetarians Need To Know About B12

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is the largest and most complex vitamin currently known to man. Even with a slight vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to anemia, fatigue, mania and depression, with long term deficiencies causing permanent damage to the brain and the central nervous system. Vitamin B12 can only be manufactured by bacteria and will only […]

The Danger of Sugar

The Danger Of Sugar: How To Find Good Replacements

Cakes. Candy. Cookies. Pies. Ice cream. Desserts. Lets face it, we love our sugar. We simply can’t get enough. But if you ask the average person what foods have sugar in them, they will quickly tell you cookies, candy bars, and other dessert items that seem like the obvious choices. Yet most of those people […]

Can Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

Can Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?

We’re a nation full of meat eaters. And because meat eating is promoted from the top down, we make automatic assumptions about what we eat and how it affects us. The USDA creates and promotes what they consider to be a healthy diet. They teach it … [Read More...]