Category Archives: Vegetarian

Why I Don’t Eat Meat



By Owen S. Parrett, M.D.

Is a person who does not eat meat peculiar or wise?

My mother told me that when I was a baby I refused to eat any kind of meat. She thought – as many mothers do – that I needed meat to make me grow, so she persisted in giving it to me until I acquired a liking for it. For the past fifty years I have chosen diet that does not include flesh, fish or fowl.

In my practice of medicine I have always told my patients the reason for what I asked them to do. I myself do not like to do anything without knowing why I am doing it, and most other people feel the same way. I am going to tell you why I am a vegetarian and why I believe you should be one to. Read the rest of this entry

Cashew Cheese Sauce


Ingredients- 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked, 1/4 cup water, 2 t lemon juice, 2 cloves garlic, chopped, 1/2 t celtic sea salt.

Directions- Blend all ingredients very well, scraping the sides. Add a little water if needed and blend again. This cheese sauce will thicken after a bit.

Almond Cheese Sauce


Ingredients- 1 cup water, 3/4 cup raw almonds “Soaked for 6-8 Hours”, 1 t celtic sea salt, 2 t onion powder, 1 t garlic powder, 1/2 cup pimentos, 2 T lemon juice.

Directions- Blend on high until smooth. Note: This cheese sauce is awesome when added to some whole wheat elbow macaroni noodles for Macaroni and Cheese!