Vegetarian Journal 2006 Issue 2

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MorningStar Farms Meal Starters Strips

MorningStar Farms has introduced Meal Starters, tasty vegan meat analog filets to add to your fajitas, stir-fries, casseroles, and other dishes. Just pan-fry for a couple of minutes, and they're ready to go! The Steak Strips are delicious, but the Chik'N Strips have an authentic texture and a coating of peppery spices that will make you want to make them part of every meal.

Battle Creek, MI 49016
(800) 962-0120

LäraBar Raw Snack Bars

One taste of a LäraBar and you'll see why living foods have become such a craze! Made from 100 percent raw ingredients, these simple 1.8-ounce treats are a perfect blend of unsweetened fruits, chunky nuts, and flavorful spices. They are available in eight incredible varieties-Apple Pie, Banana Cookie, Cashew Cookie, Cherry Pie, Cocoa Môlé, Ginger Snap, Pecan Pie, and the particularly fabulous Chocolate Coconut Chew. Plus, all flavors are kosher and free of gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, corn, added sugars, and preservatives.

P.O. Box 18932
Denver, CO 80218
(877) 527-2011

Baker's Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? One bite of Baker's Breakfast Cookies and you'll say, "Yes, indeed!" These scrumptious oatmeal confections, which come in Vegan Chocolate Chunk and Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk varieties, are a healthier alternative to your standard breakfast pastries. And even at only three ounces apiece, these hearty cookies will keep you so full that you won't even consider a mid-morning snack.

Baker's Breakfast Cookies
4208 Meridian Street
Bellingham, WA 98226
(877) 889-2011

Excerpts from the 2006 Issue 2:
Low-Cost Vegan Meal Plans
Dietetic intern Melissa Wong helps young adults, seniors, and families of four eat healthfully without emptying their wallets.
Fiery Vegan Dishes From Around the World
Habeeb Salloum adapts spicy-hot recipes from Latin America, North Africa, Southern Asia, and beyond.
Perchlorate Controversy Calls for Improving Iodine Nutrition
David M. Crohn, PhD, examines the risks of perchlorate consumption and how vegetarians and vegans can improve their iodine health.
Nutrition Hotline
What is tempeh, where can you buy it, and what do you do with it?
Note from the Coordinators
Letters to the Editors
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department
Interviews that our dietitians granted.
Vegan Cooking Tips
How to Use Leftover Rice, by Chef Nancy Berkoff.
Scientific Update
Veggie Bits
Book Reviews
Vegetarian Action
Vegetarianism and Tennis: An Interview with Peter Burwash by Heather Gorn.
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