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JENAE954
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2/1/13 9:01 A

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Love the foods I have been making.
Today I will try to come up with another new one.
Love being creative with all the wonderful ingredients available.

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I am feeling better eating a plant based diet!

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JENAE954
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1/31/13 6:46 A

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The more I stay away from meats the better I love produce.
Who would have ever thought this carnivore would prefer to eat her vegetables.

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Easy to make. Easier on your stomach.


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JENAE954
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1/17/13 11:16 P

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Their fresh taste.

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They taste good and are more nutritious

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JENAE954
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Cleaner cooking and more nutritious.

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1/13/13 5:08 P

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Usually, they are a lot quicker to make. Not a lot to cook, most of the time. Canned beans, drained and rinsed. Fresh veggies, cleaned and chopped. I eat yogurt, sour cream, shredded 2% cheese and eggs. Eggs are easy to cook, too.

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JENAE954
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1/11/13 2:42 P

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Lemon garlic roasted vegetables

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I love hummus and have gone to making a recipe with less olive oil in order to reduce the calories.

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JENAE954
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1/8/13 3:23 P

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I also feel good when eating healthy foods.

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It makes me feel good to eat things that are good for me


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JENAE954
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9/17/12 2:34 P

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Delicious, easy, thrifty and fun.
Roasted veggies are so versatile.

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We are very much a meat eating family. I would like to find some easy alternatives for myself that don't require a bunch of special ingredients. I'm very curious about trying to cook with tofu. I've had it before, just never cooked with it.


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CRM282
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We are very much a meat eating family. I would like to find some easy alternatives for myself that don't require a bunch of special ingredients. I'm very curious about trying to cook with tofu. I've had it before, just never cooked with it.


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I use beans as a meat replacer all the time. I make veggie burgers with beans, and make a meat-less loaf with beans. I also eat tofu, tempeh, and TVP which are all made from soy beans.

Rob

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9/16/12 12:22 P

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feeling full without feeling bloated or stuffed. Meat makes me tired and makes me want to be a couch potato.

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I use beans as meat replacement all of the time. The "secret" for me is keeping the portion under 1/2 cup! emoticon

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the clean feeling i have when eating this way although i throughy enjoy lamb from Big Johns have protein 4-beab on top of my salads for protein do others on team ever use beans as meat replacement i also like veggie burgers


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JENAE954
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9/16/12 9:16 A

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Not only are they healthier when prepared mindfully at home but they are very yummy!

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They're as appealing to the eye as they are nutritious.

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LENNAN
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9/14/12 9:44 P

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They are light and don't weigh me down

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BATCHICKCRAZY
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8/1/12 3:57 P

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The variety of them. There's so much you can do with grains and veggies.



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I agree about touching and seeing the raw meat. I often lost my appetite when I was the cook.

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ANNMH130
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6/24/12 4:59 P

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Vegetarian meals are great in the evening, they are so light - no heavy feeling after supper.

Also I know the meal is way less calories than traditional meat packed meals.

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Freshness, textures, flavor, and taking time for me to do something healthy.


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BTVMADS
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6/24/12 9:52 A

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It's the same thing I love about my meat-based meals -- they're delicious, good for me, and Paleo.

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6/23/12 8:57 P

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i like that i am not hurting anybody, that no animal had to suffer for my pleasure.


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I don't feel as if there is a lead weight in my stomach after I eat a vegetarian meal! I also like the fact that herb and spice flavors are more distinct.



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Besides being delicious, I like that I don't feel sick after I eat (as opposed to when I eat meat).


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MARIASPARKLE
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5/21/12 9:40 A

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They taste so much more interesting :-)

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5/19/12 4:14 P

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Vegetarian meals look, tastes, and smells way better than meat based meals.

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My favorite thing is knowing that my meal is good for my health.

Rob

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The best thing I like about vegetarian meals is the taste!emoticon


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i know certain things need refrigeration but overall i dont feel so bad if i dont get my lunch to the refrigerator immediately. i dont feel like it is going to get up and walk away if it sits on my desk for a little bit.

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My two favourite things are lower grocery bills and easier clean-up in the kitchen!

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My favorite thing (besides the health benefits) is not having to look at/touch raw meat!emoticon

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