Can Omnivores and Vegetarians come together for "one night"? Yes! Having great meals like these will bring any type of food dieter to the table...
|Whole Grain Pasta, Spinach, Tomato Sauce, and Grated Parmesan Cheese|
|Asian Veggie Patty and Curry Kale with Chick Peas|
Curry Kale and Chick Peas
- 1 can of organic Chick Peas
- 1 cup of Coconut Milk
- 1 bunch of organic Lacinto Kale - also known as Dinosaur Kale or Tuscan Kale
- 1/2 cup of chopped Watercress (optional)
- 1 Yellow Pepper
- 1 Red onion
- 5 cloves of Garlic (smashed up)
- 1 1/2 tablespoon of Curry powder
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Wash thoroughly onion, pepper, garlic, watercress, and kale.
- Chop or dice up onion, pepper, garlic, watercress, and kale.
- Drain and rinse off chick peas.
- Whisk together the coconut milk and curry powder, put aside.
- Drizzle a little of EVO (extra virgin olive oil) in a pan under medium heat.
- Once oil is hot add the onions, garlic, and pepper. Saute for about 3 minutes.
- Add the chick peas, kale and watercress to the sauteed vegetables. Cover pan.
- Cook about 3 minutes until kale is wilted, tender, and bright green and chick peas are a bit soft.
- Add the curry milk mixture to the veggies and stir.
- Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Therefore, having a meatless meal one day of the week would not harm you. It will benefit you in the long run. It's good to give the digested system a rest on breaking down meats. Here is an interesting article on Omnivores Vs. Vegetarians http://mountaintimes.com/columns-serves-you-right/articles/Omnivore-vs-Vegetarian-id-023745
Another interesting article on how a household is divided in diet lifestyles but can come together Omnivores and Vegans Can Live Together http://offbeathome.com/2012/09/vegan-living-with-meat-eater