Famous Vegetarians Part 2

Some noteworthy quotations on Vegetarianism, continued:“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion […]

Famous Vegetarians

Some noteworthy quotations on Vegetarianism:“Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.” Albert Einstein “Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.”Albert Einstein “If man wants freedom […]

Meat and the Environment

by Kurma Dasa “Today, millions of people are consuming countless hamburgers, steaks, and roasts, oblivious to the impact their dietary habits are having on the biosphere and the very survivability of life on earth. Every pound of grain-fed flesh is secured at the expense of a burned forest, an eroded rangeland, a barren field, a […]

Fixing The Earth Up – A Story

By Sahadeva dasaAs he fell, he noticed the moon in the sky. Standing up, he said, “It’s true that I strained and struggled, but thank God, I got the moon back in its place.” Similarly, our world leaders are trying to tug the Earth out of the well of despoilment. Our leaders were told that […]

Preaching to some Muslim youths

BY: BALDEV DAS (RNS)“I was doing book distribution in the trains on the day of Gita Jayanti and it incidentally happened to be the day of Bakri-id. So many Muslims were also traveling in the train on that day. After distributing books in that particular bogie I got down at Khandeshwar station to catch the […]

Peach-Sweet Potato Bake

Ingredients: 6 Sweet potatoes
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup cashew pieces
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Ground ginger
8 oz canned peach halves
3 Tbs. butterCut sweet potatoes in half, steam, and peel. Put these in a 
greased baking dish with peaches. Mix other ingredients
 together and sprinkle over top. Cover with foil. Bake for
 30 minutes at 350 degrees. […]

Creamy Herbed Potatoes

Ingredients
12 small new red potatoes
2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream 2 teaspoons hing (omit hing on Ekadasi as most hing is cut with whole wheat flour.) 
1 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or parsleyPreparation
Scrub the potatoes and place in a saucepan.
Cover the potatoes with water and bring to a […]

Crispy Baked Potatoes – The Scottish Way

Ingredients:
-potatoes of equal size, preferably organic
-sea salt
-olive oil
-butter, salt and pepper to tasteMethod:
-Pre-heat oven 400F/200C or gas mark 6. To appreciate the full flavour, choose organic potatoes. Choose equal sized potatoes large enough to bake – you will need potatoes that are large enough to scoop out the centres and refill.-Clean the potatoes and wipe […]

Minted Fruit Salad

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup lemon juice from concentrate
1/3 cup water
1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
8 cups cut up assorted fresh fruit
Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)INSTRUCTIONS:
In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except fruit; stir
 until sugar dissolves. Place fruit in large shallow dish;
pour lemon juice over. Cover, chill 3 hours or overnight,
stirring occasionally. Refrigerate […]