Health Nugget – Short on Protein?

The fear of not having enough protein has led us to the opposite problem of too much protein. Even the false idea is presented that we need a certain kind of protein that can be obtained only from animal sources and that vegetable proteins are incomplete.

Restoring the Temple – What is a Good Diet

Choosing a good diet can be very confusing. Much too often we encounter this person promoting one type of diet, another person another diet, this magazine heralding this weight loss diet plan, that researcher proclaiming his diet is the best, one diet plan calling for only protein and fat, another telling you to only drink shakes.

Recipe – Mexican Beans

5 cups pinto or black beans 15 cups water 2 large onions, chopped 1 Tablespoon onion powder 2 Tablespoons chili powder substitute 2 Tablespoons salt or to taste 1 Tablespoon garlic powder 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon cumin Soak beans in water for 24 hours, changing the water several times. Place in a slow cooker with enough fresh water to cover ...

Recipe – Nut Roast

2 1/2 cups celery, chopped 3 medium onions, chopped 3 Tablespoons oil 3 Tablespoons water 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped 3/4 cup pecan or sunflower meal 3 cups dried bread cubes 3 cups soy milk or whizzed tomatoes 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/4 teaspoons sweet basil 1/2 teaspoon sage Sauté together the first four ingredients. Combine well all ingredients and place in oiled loaf pan. Bake ...

Food – The Protein Myth

If you’re worried about getting enough protein on a vegetarian diet, you may be in for a surprise. The truth is, most Americans get way too much protein, and vegetarians can easily get more than enough protein in their diet as well.

Food – The Beauty of Beans

Beans are one of the least expensive forms of protein. They are high in fiber and low in fat and come in a kaleidoscope of colors and shapes. Beans can be enjoyed in every kind of dish from a dip or a salad to stews and soups to hearty main courses