Meatout Mondays - Kick the Meat Habit One Day at a Time!
August 14, 2006
Recipe
Irresistible French Toast

With this recipe breakfast will be the best meal of the day! This egg-free, cholesterol-free French Toast features cashews, so they're lighter and fluffier than the old-fashioned version. Cashews are lower in fat than most other nuts, including almonds, peanuts, pecans, and walnuts. They also provide essential fatty acids, B vitamins, protein, iron, and zinc. The high oleic acid content in cashews promotes good cardiovascular health.

Ingredients:

1 cup water
2 Tbs. raw cashews
4 pitted dates
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 Tbs. whole wheat flour
7 pieces of bread

Directions:

  1. Whiz all ingredients but bread in blender until smooth. Pour into a shallow bowl.
  2. Dip the slices of bread into the mix and place on a cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 400º F until golden brown. Turn and brown the other side.
  4. Top with applesauce or fresh fruit. You bet you deserve it!

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product
Arrowhead Mills Cashew Butter

Expand your options with Arrowhead Mills Cashew Butter, a delicious alternative to peanut butter. Rich in flavor, this delicious spread is packed with important nutrients. Cashew butter tastes great in decadent desserts or savory main dishes, as is common in Indian cooking. Try it on sandwiches or use it to jazz up your favorite soups, sauces, and dips. Choose from crunchy or creamy options to enhance classic favorites or discover new dishes. You can find Arrowhead Mills Cashew Butter in the health food section of most supermarkets or at your local natural foods store.

For more nutritional info and other products, visit www.ArrowheadMills.com!

health
High-Fiber Fights Cancer

Doctors and scientists provide yet another reason to replace meat in your diet with high-fiber, plant-based foods. During the recent International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, scientists discussed the link between high-fiber diets and reduced cancer risk. Many past studies reveal that diets high in fruits, vegetables, and nuts are associated with lower rates of colon cancer. Today researchers are shifting focus to investigate harmful effects of diets high in meat.

Dr. Stephen O’Keefe of the University of Pittsburgh recently examined the high incidence of colon cancer among African Americans, whose meat intake is higher than the national average. The study focused on bacteria that produces carcinogenic by-products when meat intake is high.

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Inspiration
AR2006 in Progress!

Every summer, hundreds of compassionate individuals congregate at the Animal Rights National Conference to network, learn, educate, celebrate, and much more! Right now the Conference is taking place just outside the nation’s capital in Alexandria, VA at the Hilton Mark Center and will be running throughout the weekend.

The four-day program features nearly 100 presenters from more than 60 organizations, appearing in Plenary Sessions, Workshops, Campaign Reports, and Rap Sessions. Other elements include Exhibits, Videos, Newcomer Orientation, Group Workouts, and entertainment by animal-friendly musicians. The prestigious Animal Guardian Award will be presented in person to famed musician, Moby. Take a look at the program schedule to see what's going on.

The Conference is a great way learn about the issues and have a good time, so if you’re in the area, stop by and check out our exhibitors for free.

To learn more about the conference, visit www.ARconference.org!

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