There are many different buzz words that explain this phenomenon: flexitarian, semi-vegetarian, and week day vegetarian; where you only eat meat on the week-ends. But anyway you want to say it, you are cutting back on the meat you eat. Some do it for health reasons, animal rights, the environment or all of the above!

Removing high fructose corn syrup and preservatives from our table.
This is my on-line recipe book with my adventures into finding healthy food for my family to eat....
Trying to cook more from scratch with less prepared foods.

Super Foods

These foods are packed with the most to help fight diseases and help keep us strong. But they are fortified by nature. Not some vitamins and minerals concoctions made in the laboratory. Nature made them that way. It's natures health care package!

Tomatoes with lycopene. It is better absorbed when the tomato’s been cooked or has a touch of oil. Think sauce or salad with oil and vinegar (small amount)

Garlic, with allicin, is only found in garlic that was exposed to air. After peeling leave the garlic sit for 10 minutes. Garlic's antibacterial and anti-fungal properties is said to boost the immune system.

Olive Oil 75 percent monounsaturated fat just don't heat til it smokes, that will destroy the benefits

Almonds vitamin E, protein and monounsaturated fats. The best nut because of the lower fat content but most nuts are good for protein on a vegetarian diet.

Leafy Greens – we know that the leaf greens help keep us regular and you won't need a special yogurt with special things added

Grains- Oats is the top ranked one. Oatmeal still has the effects on health. Help lower blood cholesterol, sugar and pressure. 

Tea both black and green tea have antioxidants, but green tea may also lower your cholesterol.

Blueberries -- antioxidants and phytoflavinoids, potassium and vitamin C. and is a anti-inflammatory.