Meatout Mondays - Kick the Meat Habit One Day at a Time!
June 7, 2010
Recipe
Teriyaki Stir Fried Rice

Cook up lots of hearty brown rice for this truly tasty Teriyaki rice recipe! You can find perfect instructions for cooking up brown rice and more at www.all-creatures.org. The bokchoy, peppers, peas, and spices add not only flavor but also vibrant color and an abundance of nutritional benefits.

Ingredients:

2 cups of cooked brown rice
2 cups of bokchoy, chopped
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
½ cup of carrots, finely chopped
1 cup of fresh sugar snap peas, chopped diagonally
1 small onion, finely chopped
½ cup of fresh parsley, roughly chopped
2 Tbs. of your favorite Teriyaki sauce
1 Tbs. of canola oil
Salt & pepper (to taste)

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat; add onions and sauté until slightly transparent.
  2. Add in snap peas and bokchoy; sauté the vegetables until color turns to bright green.
  3. Add bell peppers and carrots; sauté for about 2 minutes.
  4. Season with a dash of salt and pepper.
  5. Add rice and stir (make sure the vegetables are evenly mixing with the rice); add 2 Tbs. of Teriyaki sauce and toss everything together; continue stir frying for another minute.
  6. Add parsley, toss, and let the rice cook for 1 more minute. Makes 1-2 servings.

Check out this recipe here & find more great vegan recipes at www.ChooseVeg.com!

 

resource
Cosmo's Vegan Shoppe

With Father's Day approaching on June 20th, why not treat Dad to something special? Cosmo's Vegan Shoppe is a 100% vegan, cruelty-free online store. Their motto is "Being vegan is easy. We make it easier!" From animal-friendly belts, wallets, and clothing to personal care items, supplements, and delicious goodies, you're sure to find the perfect gift. Too many choices? Get a gift certificate!

Cosmo's Vegan Shoppe is vegan owned and operated. They're passionate about compassionate living and committed to providing the best vegan products. They'll be exhibiting at this summer’s Animal Rights 2010 National Conference, so be sure to stop by their table.

Browse their wide selection of vegan products at www.CosmosVeganShoppe.com!


Health
Brown Rice Beats Heart Disease

A recent study reveals brown rice is better than white rice when it comes to protecting the body from high blood pressure and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Released at the Experimental Biology annual conference in Anaheim, CA, the study points to an ingredient in two kinds of rice – brown and half-milled rice – that combats a protein known as angiotensin II which contributes to high blood pressure and clogged arteries. The ingredient is in a layer of rice that is stripped away when brown rice is converted to white rice. But the layer can be preserved in half-milled (Haigamai) and incompletely milled (Kinmemai) rice.

Read the full article at www.MedicineNet.com!


Inspiration
Ruben Studdard Went Vegan!

American Idol’s “Velvet Teddy Bear” and season-two winner, Ruben Studdard, recently lost 100 pounds! How did he do it? The loveable singer credits his vegan diet and regular exercise. He explained it on The Wendy Williams Show, stating, "I went to vegetarianism about a year-and-a-half ago, and then about 6 months ago I started being completely vegan." Ruben mentioned that he loves eating vegan and still enjoys his favorite foods. When dining out, he frequents an all-vegan soul food restaurant in Atlanta, GA near his hometown. He also has been exploring new recipes and even bragged about his vegan mac n’ cheese and greens.

Watch the video clip at www.VegSource.com!


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