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Whole Wheat Quick Bread With Banana and Slivered Almonds
Enjoy the benefits of whole grain with this easy-to-make quick bread! Homemade Banana-Nut Whole Wheat Bread takes about an hour from start to finish.

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Alternative eating choices for everyone. Whether or not you are a vegetarian, you will benefit from the information here.

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Are Acrylamides Dangerous?

While some experts say this natural chemical is reason to say "hold the fries," other experts say not so fast! Photo: French fries, source: © Lightpainter | Dreamstime Stock Photos & Stock Free Images

Nature's Sweetener

Are you concerned about the recent reports of side effects to artificial sweeteners (but yet you don't want to go back to refined sugar)? Is honey not an alternative for you or are you just looking for something less expensive than honey?

Agave nectar, from the Mexican blue agave plant (yes, the same plant from which tequila is made) may be just right for you! Check out the details right here!



Lose Weight

Reducing the amount of fat in your diet goes a long way to shedding the pounds. One way to lose weight is to substitute a lower-fat alternative to beef twice a week or more often. Soy and wheat gluten are ideal to trimming your waistline. Check out our recipes here.


Eat Healthy

TVP is low in fat and calories. It is an ideal choice to eat healthier because it is high in energy-boosting protein. Watch short video on textured vegetable protein here. This 3-minute video from The Practical Vegetarian Mary Curtis will show you how to prepare textured vegetable protein (t.v.p.) quickly for your lunch or dinner:

Read how to prepare textured vegetable protein. Quick and easy, it only takes a few seconds in a microwave so t.v.p. makes a high-energy low-calorie lunch at work too.

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy the benefits of textured vegetable protein (t.v.p.). Read how you can use textured vegetable protein as a hamburger supplement here. You'll also save money too and that's important (see below)!


Save Grocery Money

Is your budget feeling squeezed lately? Here's a solution: Save money by adding textured vegetable protein to hamburger - a tip from The Practical Vegetarian Mary Curtis.


Alternative Eating Choices for Everyone

You don't have to call yourself a vegetarian to enjoy the benefits of taking a break from meat once in a while. Vegetarian cook Mary Curtis shows you how to eat healthier and enjoy what you eat! Finding easy ways to replace fattening foods is easy here.


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