18.Eat more veggiesWe know we should eat vegetables.We do.But convenience, lack of variety, and other factors can make us slack off in this regard.What to do?Here are some tips for upping your veggie intake:
Since there are so many meatless days in the Russian Orthodox calendar, many Russian cookbooks have tons of delicious veggie recipes. Most of these are not vegan, though. I made today some Russian stuffed eggplant, which I stuffed with sharp white cheddar cheese, eggplant, mushrooms, walnuts, herbs, Parmesean cheese, panko crumbs, egg, garlic and salt/pepper/hot sauce. It takes a long time to prepare ---LOTS of chopping and sauteeing! -- but it's really easy.